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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #45 on: December 7, 2008, 09:50 AM »
I'd absolutely LOVE to see the Utes beat USC.

Me too, though I was hoping we (Penn State) would get that privilege.
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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #46 on: December 7, 2008, 11:39 AM »
Much more likely that you'll get a shot than Utah....
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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #47 on: December 8, 2008, 03:17 PM »
How does the #7 School in the Rankings (and a great TV-type game) NOT get a BcS game?

#8, #10, #12 and #19. 

Oh well another Cotton Bowl LOSS for the Red Raiders...

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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #48 on: December 8, 2008, 05:20 PM »
The same way the highest ranked undefeated team doesn't get a shot at the Championship game.

Can you imagine the collective pant ******** that would take place if it was Utah vs. Boise State for the National Championship?*

Playoffs, man...playoffs.  Gotta get some playoffs.

*Please don't get me wrong.  I loves me my Utes, but I sure ain't saying they're a better team than Oklahoma or Florida.  Better than Texas?  Probably not. Better than USC?  I think so.  Better than Alabama?  Well...we'll see about that....
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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #49 on: December 10, 2008, 08:24 PM »
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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #50 on: December 14, 2008, 05:40 PM »
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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #51 on: December 18, 2008, 10:09 AM »
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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #52 on: December 18, 2008, 03:40 PM »
I'm in and I'll be last again...but I'm in...

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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #53 on: January 2, 2009, 11:51 PM »
The same way the highest ranked undefeated team doesn't get a shot at the Championship game.

Can you imagine the collective pant ******** that would take place if it was Utah vs. Boise State for the National Championship?*

Playoffs, man...playoffs.  Gotta get some playoffs.

*Please don't get me wrong.  I loves me my Utes, but I sure ain't saying they're a better team than Oklahoma or Florida.  Better than Texas?  Probably not. Better than USC?  I think so.  Better than Alabama?  Well...we'll see about that....

Yep.  Better than Alabama.

GO UTES!!!!



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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #54 on: January 8, 2009, 11:44 PM »
The title goes back to Gainesville this year guys.  Sorry to ruin the whole thing for you in July.

Ouch.

Still not out of the question.   8)

If they can leapfrog Texas in the standings and beat Alabama for the SEC Championship, they're in.



One more win to go!  ;D




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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #55 on: January 9, 2009, 12:47 AM »
Congrats Rob!

Hell of a game tonight, a lot closer (well, not closer, maybe, but definitely lower-scoring) than anybody thought it would be.  OU played well, but Florida played better, and their D stepped up and made the big plays when they needed to.

How many national championships is that for football and basketball down there this decade?  Good lord.

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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #56 on: January 9, 2009, 12:56 AM »
Thanks Matt!

That's 2 basketball and 2 football championships since 2006.   ;D

Definitely a fun time to be a Gator fan.

I really thought OU was going to win this one... every one of my teams that has gotten to a championship match-up since I started watching sports has one it with the exception of the Rays.  I thought it was going to end here and I really felt that way until about the 12:00 mark.

OU left 14 points on the board in that first half... even if they'd just kicked the FG instead of going for it on 4th they'd have been driving for a game tying score in the 4th instead of rushing along trying to get two scores with a few minutes left. 

Basically, it was a close game (like most of us expected) but it was even closer than the final score.

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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #57 on: January 9, 2009, 01:04 AM »
Thanks Matt!

That's 2 basketball and 2 football championships since 2006.   ;D

Definitely a fun time to be a Gator fan.

I'll bet.  When does the contract with Satan expire?

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I really thought OU was going to win this one... every one of my teams that has gotten to a championship match-up since I started watching sports has one it with the exception of the Rays.  I thought it was going to end here and I really felt that way until about the 12:00 mark.

OU left 14 points on the board in that first half... even if they'd just kicked the FG instead of going for it on 4th they'd have been driving for a game tying score in the 4th instead of rushing along trying to get two scores with a few minutes left. 

Basically, it was a close game (like most of us expected) but it was even closer than the final score.

I didn't even stick around to see the final score.  I left when it was 24-14, right after OU turned it over on downs.  I've seen enough Gatorade showers from the other side of the field, you know?  Didn't need to see this one, too.
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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #58 on: January 9, 2009, 06:51 AM »
The subjective superfan in me thinks the team with the best record is the best team in the NCAA.  But the objective observer in me thinks these final AP rankings are pretty damn close:

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1. Florida (48) 13-1 1,606
 2. Utah (16) 13-0 1,519
 3. USC (1) 12-1 1,481
 4. Texas 12-1 1,478
 5. Oklahoma 12-2 1,391
 6. Alabama 12-2 1,264
 7. TCU 11-2 1,193
 8. Penn State 11-2 1,153
 9. Ohio State 10-3 1,013
10. Oregon 10-3 997
11. Boise State 12-1 938
12. Texas Tech 11-2 916
13. Georgia 10-3 903
14. Mississippi 9-4 857
15. Virginia Tech 10-4 713
16. Oklahoma State 9-4 534
17. Cincinnati 11-3 506
18. Oregon State 9-4 467
19. Missouri 10-4 435
20. Iowa 9-4 317
21. Florida State 9-4 246
22. Georgia Tech 9-4 223
23. West Virginia 9-4 144
24. Michigan State 9-4 138
25. Brigham Young 10-3 137

Second place with a perfect record, wins over 4 ranked teams, whipping Alabama, all while being from a non-BCS conference...pretty good year for the Utes (honestly, I'm just happy we came in ahead of USC  ;D).  And I still have a man crush on Urban Meyer from his time at Utah, so I can't be too bitter.
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Re: College Football 2008
« Reply #59 on: January 9, 2009, 10:35 AM »
The subjective superfan in me thinks the team with the best record is the best team in the NCAA. 

If we had a playoff I'd agree completely.  But since we don't, and the best teams don't sort each other out, we have to live with this obnoxious system to do that for us.  It's utter crap, but I think it's fair to declare UF the best team after everyone they've beaten since the 1-point loss.