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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
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So it doesn't matter to lose to unranked teams with a sub 500 record as long as you can beat other teams who have also lost to unranked teams with sub 500 records? Last year OSU didn't even make it to the conference championship and they made it in. So apparently winning your conference doesn't matter unless you're in the Big 12. The committee is a disgrace to college football.


Hear, hear. What a goddamned joke. A fvcking popularity and money contest.



I've been bitching about this since the first year of the playoff. The Big 12 was forced into a conference championship game...for what?

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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
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This whole committee thing was probably the brain child of the money folks, primarily ESPN. It is a bunch of BS as you saw with OSU getting in last year and then getting hammered. They are still today trying to find a way to push a Big 10 team in. In retrospect perhaps the old BCS system was better than this stupid committee. I agree with Leach, there should be a playoff system with at least 16 teams. Everyone of the bowls and TV people who control the money are afraid it will upset their easy revenue stream and control over the best revenue venues to place the teams they want where they want for the most money.

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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
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wvufan1818 wrote:
So it doesn't matter to lose to unranked teams with a sub 500 record as long as you can beat other teams who have also lost to unranked teams with sub 500 records? Last year OSU didn't even make it to the conference championship and they made it in. So apparently winning your conference doesn't matter unless you're in the Big 12. The committee is a disgrace to college football.




...and let us add that this dubious quality OSU team which apparently "earned" the ability to be in the playoff couldn't muster a single point.

You MUST win a conference before you can be national champion.....that should be a rule.

Posted on: 11/25/2017 12:43 am
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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
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So Pitt beat Miami. Big effing deal. Pitt still finished 5-7 and can't even go to the Barf-o-Brady Bowl this year. Maybe they need to look at the big picture.

Reminds me of the DB who makes one good tackle, gets up and dances, and then gets burned on the next 10 passes thrown his way.

Posted on: 11/25/2017 10:10 am
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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
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Pitt has talent but no discipline and no heart. They're good only in a spoiler role. They seem to excel at that. Watching Narduzzi take credit for 13-9 almost cost me a good Samsung TV last night. If they were better coached they could do something with their talent in that weakass conference.


And the majority of their fans STILL come to the stadium dressed as empty seats.

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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.

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so.. who gets the 4th playoff spot? bama? ohio state? usc?

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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
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Should be Bama

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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
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A conference game is another test that challenges the team to defend its ranking. The game adds experience to the team players and this opportunity to get hands-on experience was a good thing. The Big12 woke up to the need for a title game, late but now understands the additional media money generated is a smart move and builds fan appreciation when all the other conference entertain their fans with extra play. What was the Big12 thinking; as we all know it is all about money, just dumb management.

On the downside playing an extra game may generate injuries to star players so this must be weighed against the opportunity to let your Heisman candidate shine. Adding the championship game was a smart move and showed how stupid the Big12 management was in thinking that is was unnecessary.

Big12 is not even as smart as the Big10 and is always playing behind the curve compared to the Big10, who controls the game. However, if the Big10 and its cronies mess with Alabama this year and deny a one-loss (away loss to a great team) team over a lousy two loss (home and away loss to a mediocre team) then they will be causing an earthquake within the SEC, who will cause changes to be made. No way the SEC will allow OSU take the 4th spot with the way OSU is playing this year. I think if OSU is admitted then we will see an expansion of the playoffs to include a playoff game into the CFP, like baseball does.

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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
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I will protest the CFP games, except Oklahoma as this crap of even thinking a allow OSU play in the CFP is total nonsense.

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Re: Non-WVU college football ... backup quarterbacks
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Just for the record, Kansas State and UCLA played each other with backup quarterbacks last night and they both looked better than our guy.

IIRC, four other Big 12 teams finished the regular season (and won games) with backups including some true freshmen.

We may be the only D-1 school in the country that had one legitimate QB and lost him to injury with three games left to play.


Edit: I posted this on 11/19.

Check out Saturday's Big 12 scores. TCU, Texas, Kansas State and Iowa State all won games with freshman QBs who were not starters at the beginning of the year.

Our guy has been around for what, three years?

Who's getting the better players?


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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
Gettin' Schmitty
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Watching BC and Iowa play now. They do this crazy thing where they throw the ball to tight ends.

Posted on: 12/27 6:13 pm
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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
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Why would you ever worry about a legit backup? I mean, it's only like...football.

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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
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Dick Rods 7-5 Wildcats are losing to 6-6 Perdue, just sayin'.

Posted on: 12/27 9:58 pm
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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
Gettin' Schmitty
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Good win by Texas.

Posted on: 12/28 12:24 am
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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
Pitt Hater
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Is K State the only program in the Big 12 that teaches fundamentals?

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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
Gettin' Schmitty
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WTF TCU?

Posted on: 12/28 10:10 pm
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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
Gettin' Schmitty
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OSU took care of bizness agin VPI

Posted on: 12/28 10:10 pm
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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
Gettin' Schmitty
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TCU lookin better in 3rd qtr.

Posted on: 12/28 11:22 pm
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Re: Random anything goes non-WVU College Football thread.
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Nice to see TCU didn't embarrass the conference. Nice come back win by the Hornfrogs.

Posted on: 12/29 12:30 am
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