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    Updated Bowl Projections

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    Still has ISU in New Mexico Bowl. They have Texas in the Dallas Classic which is a big assumption. Texas is going to have to beat Okie State or A&M at home to get bowl eligible.

    If Texas doesn't get 6 wins, Texas Tech slides in at the Dallas Classic. That means ISU is still in the at-large pool, unless ISU jumps someone.

    Even if Texas does get 6 wins, no way Texas Tech doesn't go to the New Mexico Bowl if they are available. That might put us in the Birmingham Bowl. Liberty Bowl is gone with the SEC filling all of its slots.

    CBS is also missing Toledo who will most likely end up at 7-5 and must be selected over any 6 win team.

    Root against Texas big time.



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    Re: Updated Bowl Projections

    I can't see Texas making a bowl game. No way do they beat OK State and with the heat of the rivalry I can't imagine them beating a hungry A&M team.

    I don't see the Pac 10 filling all their bowl spots so we could possibly squeeze in there if needed.



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    Re: Updated Bowl Projections

    We win out, 7 wins, good bowl , just do it!



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    Re: Updated Bowl Projections

    Geezzzz...This is why I am so ticked about last night. Texas and OU got smoked. Mizzou got beat. We could have beaten Nebraska. We would have been rolling and had a legit shot of playing in the title game against someone other than OU and Texas. Not saying we would win, but you can't ask for anything better than that.



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    Re: Updated Bowl Projections

    Quote Originally Posted by CyForPresident View Post
    CBS is also missing Toledo who will most likely end up at 7-5 and must be selected over any 6 win team.
    I heard from somebody that this rule was done away with and doesn't apply this year. Anybody know if this is true?



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    Re: Updated Bowl Projections

    Quote Originally Posted by HandSanitizer View Post
    Geezzzz...This is why I am so ticked about last night. Texas and OU got smoked. Mizzou got beat. We could have beaten Nebraska. We would have been rolling and had a legit shot of playing in the title game against someone other than OU and Texas. Not saying we would win, but you can't ask for anything better than that.
    This.

    With a win last night, the Big 12 Championship was seriously within reach. At least as good of a shot as we may ever get?

    And that's why it was NOT just another game.



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    Re: Updated Bowl Projections

    wow, if this team goes 7-5 and has to play in the New Mexico Bowl, ugh



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    Re: Updated Bowl Projections

    Quote Originally Posted by CyForPresident View Post
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    Still has ISU in New Mexico Bowl. They have Texas in the Dallas Classic which is a big assumption. Texas is going to have to beat Okie State or A&M at home to get bowl eligible.

    If Texas doesn't get 6 wins, Texas Tech slides in at the Dallas Classic. That means ISU is still in the at-large pool, unless ISU jumps someone.

    Even if Texas does get 6 wins, no way Texas Tech doesn't go to the New Mexico Bowl if they are available. That might put us in the Birmingham Bowl. Liberty Bowl is gone with the SEC filling all of its slots.

    CBS is also missing Toledo who will most likely end up at 7-5 and must be selected over any 6 win team.

    Root against Texas big time.
    I thought that this was only within conference. If someone from their conference ended up 6-6, then they had to be picked over Toledo. I don't know if this is the case for the at large pool as well.



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    Re: Updated Bowl Projections

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonepower View Post
    wow, if this team goes 7-5 and has to play in the New Mexico Bowl, ugh
    Again... the importance of yesterday's loss cannot be understated. It might be the difference between playing in a BCS bowl and the New Mexico Bowl.

    I understand playing to win... but that's not what we did. We knelt down with 40 secs left with our tails between our legs. That is fact. If Rhoads is so "gutsy", he should have given his offense the chance to win it in regulation. Just my opinion.



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    Re: Updated Bowl Projections

    Just an FYI we cannot go to the New Mexico Bowl since it is during/right after finals



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    Re: Updated Bowl Projections

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonepower View Post
    wow, if this team goes 7-5 and has to play in the New Mexico Bowl, ugh
    We will not be in the New Mexico Bowl if we go 7-5.



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    Re: Updated Bowl Projections

    Quote Originally Posted by every_yard View Post
    We will not be in the New Mexico Bowl if we go 7-5.
    really???? please explain who we will be passing in the Big XII standings to get us to a better bowl?



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    Re: Updated Bowl Projections

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Again... the importance of yesterday's loss cannot be understated. It might be the difference between playing in a BCS bowl and the New Mexico Bowl.

    I understand playing to win... but that's not what we did. We knelt down with 40 secs left with our tails between our legs. That is fact. If Rhoads is so "gutsy", he should have given his offense the chance to win it in regulation. Just my opinion.
    let it go, its over



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    Re: Updated Bowl Projections

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonepower View Post
    really???? please explain who we will be passing in the Big XII standings to get us to a better bowl?
    Were you in a coma last year?



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    Re: Updated Bowl Projections

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    I thought that this was only within conference. If someone from their conference ended up 6-6, then they had to be picked over Toledo. I don't know if this is the case for the at large pool as well.
    Huh?



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