Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 18
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 147,885, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    jaretac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Frigidaire
    Posts
    7,639
    Points
    147,885
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 0

    Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    I'm thinking Washington State. Colorado St or New Mexico St. would take that cake if the Mountain west was a BCS conference. But seriously, WSU beat Montana St by 1 point and has been blown out of all their other games.

    If you thought Iowa State had it bad, be glad you aren't WSU fans. The Pac10 isn't even close to as generous with their revenue sharing as the Big 12 (last I heard WSU's budget is around 25 million) and unlike Ames which is only twenty minutes from DesMoines, WSU is over a hour and a half from any town over 50,000 (the size of DesMoines); but only 10 miles from the University of Idaho. The combined size of those two college towns is still smaller than Ames.



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 51,668, Level: 70
    Level completed: 37%, Points required for next Level: 882
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    AlleyAddict's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    2,609
    Points
    51,668
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    Western Kentucky?



  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 33,418, Level: 56
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 832
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,962
    Points
    33,418
    Level
    56
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 49
    Given: 0

    Re: Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    Quote Originally Posted by jaretac View Post
    I'm thinking Washington State. Colorado St or New Mexico St. would take that cake if the Mountain west was a BCS conference. But seriously, WSU beat Montana St by 1 point and has been blown out of all their other games.

    If you thought Iowa State had it bad, be glad you aren't WSU fans. The Pac10 isn't even close to as generous with their revenue sharing as the Big 12 (last I heard WSU's budget is around 25 million) and unlike Ames which is only twenty minutes from DesMoines, WSU is over a hour and a half from any town over 50,000 (the size of DesMoines); but only 10 miles from the University of Idaho. The combined size of those two college towns is still smaller than Ames.
    yeah but Washington State has a had a lot more success in their history than we have. Mike Price was a great coach and led them to the several bowl games including the Rose Bowl. Washington State also has an advantage over ISU in recruiting. For years the relied heavily on the Cal. Junior College system for some good talent. Not sure if they are using that strategy anymore.



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 83,111, Level: 89
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 639
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    dualthreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    7,166
    Points
    83,111
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 327
    Given: 48

    Re: Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    new mexico's first three games:

    Oregon 0-72
    Texas Tech 17-52
    Utah 14-56

    those are good teams. but dear god...



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 349,656, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Tre4ISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Estherville
    Posts
    19,928
    Points
    349,656
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 872
    Given: 109

    Re: Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    WSU or UCF


    It's all snark from here on out

  6. #6
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 7,940, Level: 26
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 210
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Sandman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Ames via Mason City
    Posts
    324
    Points
    7,940
    Level
    26
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    I presume by BCS team you mean BCS league teams. If so, Wazzu and it's not even close. Even we could blow them out.



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 52,279, Level: 70
    Level completed: 81%, Points required for next Level: 271
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Tank's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Niceville, FL
    Posts
    2,293
    Points
    52,279
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 12
    Given: 19

    Re: Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sandman View Post
    I presume by BCS team you mean BCS league teams. If so, Wazzu and it's not even close. Even we could blow them out.

    Depends on which ISU team showed up, the one that played NIU or the one that played Iowa.



  8. #8
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 7,940, Level: 26
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 210
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Sandman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Ames via Mason City
    Posts
    324
    Points
    7,940
    Level
    26
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tank View Post
    Depends on which ISU team showed up, the one that played NIU or the one that played Iowa.
    I don't know. Wazzu is that bad. Our boys would have a revelatory moment lining up against a team that is just plain worse at every position. Sort of a "so this is what Texas feels like when they play us" moment.

    I like Wazzu, since I obviously know what it's like to root for a bad team, but they are cellar dwellers among cellar dwellers. It would be nice to see them go back to their Rose Bowl days, but their recruiting has been pretty bad, even by our standards. A coaching change is probably in order for them.



  9. #9
    Starter
    Points: 11,069, Level: 31
    Level completed: 75%, Points required for next Level: 181
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    TRZA's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    West Side of Des Moines
    Posts
    901
    Points
    11,069
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 70
    Given: 4

    Re: Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    The whole Big East Conference.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 419,948, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    62,905
    Points
    419,948
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,155
    Given: 814

    Re: Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    So who would win in a New mexico - Wazou game?


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, 3sus Naz, Dustin, Bryce, Abdel, Monte, Matt, and Jameel.

  11. #11
    Walk On
    Points: 5,253, Level: 21
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 297
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    132
    Points
    5,253
    Level
    21
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 3

    Re: Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    Among BCS conferences, I'd go with Duke or Wash St.


    "Me fail English? That's unpossible!"

  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 38,232, Level: 60
    Level completed: 32%, Points required for next Level: 818
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    ISU_phoria's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Andover, MN
    Posts
    1,910
    Points
    38,232
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 35
    Given: 4

    Re: Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    Minnesota might have to be thrown in the mix too. A very close win over Middle Tennessee State, a loss to South Dakota, & a drubbing by USC. If they lose to NIU today, the are definitely in the conversation.


    Last edited by ISU_phoria; 09-25-2010 at 05:37 PM.

  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 120,258, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jsmith86's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Tulsa
    Posts
    6,193
    Points
    120,258
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    So who would win in a New mexico - Wazou game?
    Oregon and BYU. But USC would be the overall winner, cheating bloodsuckers that they are.


    ____________________________________

    You can't die. That would upset the equilibrium in the Cave.
    Warning: Posts contain 98% post-sarcastic content.
    Hoiball

  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 23,818, Level: 47
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 732
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    2,138
    Points
    23,818
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    Bottom 10: "That Smell" is not good for teams at the bottom of the college football barrel - ESPN

    heres espns bottom ten...basically the same teams that everyones mentioned



  15. #15
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 52,177, Level: 70
    Level completed: 74%, Points required for next Level: 373
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    atlantacyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Fontvieille Monaco
    Posts
    4,556
    Points
    52,177
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 143
    Given: 47

    Re: Who is the worst BCS team in America?

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    WSU or UCF

    Damn, that scares me because it looks like UCF is a heck of a lot better than we are!



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPNews
  • Iowa State @ TCU
  • March 7, 2015
  • 07:30 PM