Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 37
  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 205,855, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 76.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    HFCS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    LA LA Land
    Posts
    15,972
    Points
    205,855
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,929
    Given: 1,783

    ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    #60 ISU
    #61 UConn

    That's the Sagarin computer ranking.

    Great system we have here. 4 other schools in addition to ISU that aren't even bowl eligible are ranked above BCS Bowl Game UConn by this computer model.



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 37,181, Level: 59
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 669
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    istater7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    3,204
    Points
    37,181
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 257
    Given: 168

    Re: ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    look at it this way, we could beat a team that went to a bcs bowl this year next year!



  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 48,851, Level: 68
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 899
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    gwoodclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    4,318
    Points
    48,851
    Level
    68
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 26
    Given: 29

    Re: ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    Quote Originally Posted by istater7 View Post
    look at it this way, we could beat a team that went to a bcs bowl this year next year!
    We already did one better. We beat a team that played for last year's MNC this year



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 900,187, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 67.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    59,912
    Points
    900,187
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,422
    Given: 3,605

    Re: ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    Quote Originally Posted by gwoodclone View Post
    We already did one better. We beat a team that played for last year's MNC this year
    So, really, beating a BCS Bowl team would be a step backwards for us.

    But we don't have the National Champ on our schedule, so next year is a bust already.









    I shouldn't need this


    Kansas Must Be Destroyed

    Sic Semper Jayhawks




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  5. #5
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 48,851, Level: 68
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 899
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    gwoodclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    4,318
    Points
    48,851
    Level
    68
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 26
    Given: 29

    Re: ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    So, really, beating a BCS Bowl team would be a step backwards for us.

    But we don't have the National Champ on our schedule, so next year is a bust already.









    I shouldn't need this
    What are you talking about? Did I somehow miss next year's CyHawk game getting cancelled?



  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 88,676, Level: 92
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 674
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    VTXCyRyD's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    3,463
    Points
    88,676
    Level
    92
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 259
    Given: 139

    Re: ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    Quote Originally Posted by gwoodclone View Post
    What are you talking about? Did I somehow miss next year's CyHawk game getting cancelled?
    No, No, No, the CyHawk game is still on. Your just getting next years National Title contender confused with a team that actually played for the National Title this year.



  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 116,633, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 52.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    RING4CY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    7,412
    Points
    116,633
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 428
    Given: 272

    Re: ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    Quote Originally Posted by istater7 View Post
    look at it this way, we could beat a team that went to a bcs bowl this year next year!
    But, but, but UConn is SO GOOD, that we need to back out of our scheduled game with them next year! They're going to crush us the way Utah did this year.

    Never mind the fact that in 12 years Randy Edsall has a coaching record that is barely above .500.

    Even if UConn wins whatever BCS game this year, when we beat them next year, it will be nothing big. It will be just another win.


    Quote Originally Posted by cyrocksmypants View Post
    I didn't know Satan posted on here. Because clearly with this opinion, you're the devil.

  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 186,278, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ajk4st8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    15,680
    Points
    186,278
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 340
    Given: 837

    Re: ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    ISU fans should have loved the BCS up until now. It was our only chance to make a big bowl game.

    With our schedule now its going to be tough to make it to one.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 473,978, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Al_4_State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Driftless Region
    Posts
    19,421
    Points
    473,978
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 646
    Given: 174

    Re: ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    Imagine how bad WVU fans feel? Their team is clearly the best in it's own conference, but they aren't getting in.

    The Big East will send a ranked team to the Meineke Car Care Bowl and an unranked one to the BCS. That's ****ed. It's like the crap version of the 2001 Big 12.

    UConn to the BCS is an embarrassment, but what else are you going to do? Give the MWC or WAC an auto bid? They're even worse.


    In 1984, I was hospitalized for approaching perfection.

  10. #10
    All-Star
    Points: 17,957, Level: 40
    Level completed: 89%, Points required for next Level: 93
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cdekovic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    1,043
    Points
    17,957
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 17
    Given: 3

    Re: ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    Now you know why TCU is going to the Big East...


    Hit it hard, every yard

  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 125,304, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    aeroclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    6,446
    Points
    125,304
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 479
    Given: 171

    Re: ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    Quote Originally Posted by cdekovic View Post
    Now you know why TCU is going to the Big East...
    I wish we could have ended up there during the conference musical chairs...



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 205,855, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 76.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    HFCS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    LA LA Land
    Posts
    15,972
    Points
    205,855
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,929
    Given: 1,783

    Re: ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Imagine how bad WVU fans feel? Their team is clearly the best in it's own conference, but they aren't getting in.

    The Big East will send a ranked team to the Meineke Car Care Bowl and an unranked one to the BCS. That's ****ed. It's like the crap version of the 2001 Big 12.

    UConn to the BCS is an embarrassment, but what else are you going to do? Give the MWC or WAC an auto bid? They're even worse.
    They're worse at the bottom, but both MWC and WAC are better at the top, pretty consistently over the past 6-7 years.

    Maybe not now that 3 of the top mountain teams are splitting, but over the last 6-7 years between Utah, TCU, Boise, Nevada, and BYU you would have always had a team that was much, much better than UCONN.

    UConn is not good, they have one impressive result on their entire schedule, a 16-13 OT win over 9-3 WV at home.

    The bad Big East propped them up with a 5-2 conference record.

    Their non conf results:
    Lost 30-10 against Michigan
    win over FCS Texas Southern
    Lost to TEMPLE
    wins over Buffalo and Vanderbilt

    Sagarin computer thinks UCONN vs. ISU is a coin flip and its right.



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 473,978, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Al_4_State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Driftless Region
    Posts
    19,421
    Points
    473,978
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 646
    Given: 174

    Re: ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    They're worse at the bottom, but both MWC and WAC are better at the top, pretty consistently over the past 6-7 years.

    Maybe not now that 3 of the top mountain teams are splitting, but over the last 6-7 years between Utah, TCU, Boise, Nevada, and BYU you would have always had a team that was much, much better than UCONN.

    UConn is not good, they have one impressive result on their entire schedule, a 16-13 OT win over 9-3 WV at home.

    The bad Big East propped them up with a 5-2 conference record.

    Their non conf results:
    Lost 30-10 against Michigan
    win over FCS Texas Southern
    Lost to TEMPLE
    wins over Buffalo and Vanderbilt

    Sagarin computer thinks UCONN vs. ISU is a coin flip and its right.
    Oh, I agree. That's why I wanted WVU to get in. They don't have any awful losses, played LSU very close in Baton Rouge, and have been stomping people lately.

    UConn stumbled through a bad conference, barely winning games against mediocre opponents. Now they're going to get prison raped by OU. Where have I seen that before?


    In 1984, I was hospitalized for approaching perfection.

  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 186,278, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ajk4st8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    15,680
    Points
    186,278
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 340
    Given: 837

    Re: ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    They're worse at the bottom, but both MWC and WAC are better at the top, pretty consistently over the past 6-7 years.

    Maybe not now that 3 of the top mountain teams are splitting, but over the last 6-7 years between Utah, TCU, Boise, Nevada, and BYU you would have always had a team that was much, much better than UCONN.

    UConn is not good, they have one impressive result on their entire schedule, a 16-13 OT win over 9-3 WV at home.

    The bad Big East propped them up with a 5-2 conference record.

    Their non conf results:
    Lost 30-10 against Michigan
    win over FCS Texas Southern
    Lost to TEMPLE
    wins over Buffalo and Vanderbilt

    Sagarin computer thinks UCONN vs. ISU is a coin flip and its right.

    I agree, but Temple = ISU. Temple is pretty stout.

    Im still jealous everytime I watch their Dline.



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 83,510, Level: 89
    Level completed: 87%, Points required for next Level: 240
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    dualthreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    7,228
    Points
    83,510
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 342
    Given: 51

    Re: ISU ranked above BCS Bowl team

    the big east should have lost their auto bid when miami and VT left

    thats a crapshoot conference now



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: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM