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    So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    Let's say we're all leaving JTS on Saturday night with our 6th W. Where are we going from there? Obviously the CU loss KILLS our Bowl Stock. It would have been great to get the KSU, CU, and NE games and get the trip to Dallas or Phoenix again. But should I be planning a trip to NYC (ugghhh), New Mexico (warm but who cares about the first Bowl game of the season), or still up in the air???

    Thoughts??



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    Re: So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    More than likely a bowl outside of the Big 12, so it would be a complete guess



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    Re: So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    IF we win, I would plan on New Mexico, Detroit, Memphis or El Paso.



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    Re: So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    Memphis is cool.



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    Re: So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    Quote Originally Posted by Tank View Post
    IF we win, I would plan on New Mexico, Detroit, Memphis or El Paso.
    how awesome would the Sun bowl be, national CBS game...amazing!



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    Re: So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonepower View Post
    how awesome would the Sun bowl be, national CBS game...amazing!
    Yeah... but you'd have to go to El Paso.



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    Re: So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    Quote Originally Posted by cardinal&gold View Post
    Yeah... but you'd have to go to El Paso.
    who cares it would be great for Iowa State



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    Re: So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    Stay away from the border area if the team goes to El Paso, and I wish I could say I was kidding.



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    Re: So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    Quote Originally Posted by fsanford View Post
    Stay away from the border area if the team goes to El Paso, and I wish I could say I was kidding.
    Seeing as the Sun Bowl is across the street from Mexico, that would be a challenge.



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    Re: So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    El Paso, pretty much is Mexico. I mean, just look at the name. The only thing separating the two is a wall.
    That being said, I would love to go to the Sun Bowl, if the opportunity arises.


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    Re: So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    Things that pretty much must happen for the Sun Bowl to be available:

    -Stanford must run the table
    -Oregon must run the table
    -Only one out of Oregon State, California, Washington, and UCLA can become bowl eligible
    -Auburn must lose, and a non-BCS team must play in the national championship game
    -The Rose Bowl must pick Stanford as a replacement for Oregon

    The first three are very possible, maybe even likely. The last two are more unlikely, but still possible.



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    Re: So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan15 View Post
    Things that pretty much must happen for the Sun Bowl to be available:

    -Stanford must run the table
    -Oregon must run the table
    -Only one out of Oregon State, California, Washington, and UCLA can become bowl eligible
    -Auburn must lose, and a non-BCS team must play in the national championship game
    -The Rose Bowl must pick Stanford as a replacement for Oregon

    The first three are very possible, maybe even likely. The last two are more unlikely, but still possible.



    If Oregon goes to the NC game then I dont think another pac 10 team goes to the Rose Bowl, some rule about them taking the top non qualifier team, either Boise or TCU. I know I heard something like that.



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    Re: So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan15 View Post
    Things that pretty much must happen for the Sun Bowl to be available:

    -Stanford must run the table
    -Oregon must run the table
    -Only one out of Oregon State, California, Washington, and UCLA can become bowl eligible
    -Auburn must lose, and a non-BCS team must play in the national championship game
    -The Rose Bowl must pick Stanford as a replacement for Oregon

    The first three are very possible, maybe even likely. The last two are more unlikely, but still possible.
    you forgot one: ISU has to win on saturday.



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    Re: So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    Quote Originally Posted by dfwcy View Post
    If Oregon goes to the NC game then I dont think another pac 10 team goes to the Rose Bowl, some rule about them taking the top non qualifier team, either Boise or TCU. I know I heard something like that.
    That's why Auburn needs to lose. If the Tigers lose, the top ranked non-automatic qualifier team would be in the national championship game. That would allow the Rose Bowl to pick whoever they want to replace Oregon.

    If the Rose Bowl loses Oregon to the national championship game, they are only obligated to take whoever is ranked higher between Boise State and TCU. If the higher ranked team is in the national title game, the Rose Bowl does NOT have to take the lower ranked team.



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    Re: So...if we do beat MU.....wher are we going

    Bumping.

    This is one of my pet peeves: the "counting your chickens before they are hatched" thing.

    I mean, the bowl talk should wait until we are actually bowl-eligible.



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