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    Who is #2?

    Great piece by CBS Sports on blindly comparing potential #2 teams.

    So who is the real number two? - CBSSports.com


    Who did you vote for? Team B for me.



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    Re: Who is #2?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    Great piece by CBS Sports on blindly comparing potential #2 teams.

    So who is the real number two? - CBSSports.com


    Who did you vote for? Team B for me.
    Team B for me...


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    Re: Who is #2?

    Wow. It was B then D then F for me. I hope every voter in BCS looks at this. Especially if Okie St can beat OU.


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    Re: Who is #2?

    Toss up between B and D, but the comparison doesn't look at losses at all which makes it kind of pointless.



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    Re: Who is #2?

    Team B. We all know who it is.




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    Re: Who is #2?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Toss up between B and D, but the comparison doesn't look at losses at all which makes it kind of pointless.
    But Okie St and Bama both have 1 loss. Yes Bama's was a "better" loss. But I think Okie St's resume kind of make up for that.


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    Re: Who is #2?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Toss up between B and D, but the comparison doesn't look at losses at all which makes it kind of pointless.
    My thought too, but I guess if you were losing games your point differential would be much lower.



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    Re: Who is #2?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUcy08 View Post
    But Okie St and Bama both have 1 loss. Yes Bama's was a "better" loss. But I think Okie St's resume kind of make up for that.
    I think it could go either way honestly. Okie State had better wins, but also a worse loss (probably much worse). But then Alabama can't even win their own conference, but is it their fault they play in the conference with the #1 team? Not really a clear cut favorite either way, but I think OSU's loss to us will be the nail in the coffin when all is said and done.



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    Re: Who is #2?

    They are missing the biggest stat of all...last loss.



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    Re: Who is #2?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I think it could go either way honestly. Okie State had better wins, but also a worse loss (probably much worse). But then Alabama can't even win their own conference, but is it their fault they play in the conference with the #1 team? Not really a clear cut favorite either way, but I think OSU's loss to us will be the nail in the coffin when all is said and done.
    Probably right. But I think 5 top 20 wins to Bama's 2, and the fact that Bama isn't in the SEC championship should count for something to OSU. OSU may win the BIG 12- the second best conference all year.


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    Re: Who is #2?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUcy08 View Post
    Probably right. But I think 5 top 20 wins to Bama's 2, and the fact that Bama isn't in the SEC championship should count for something to OSU. OSU may win the BIG 12- the second best conference all year.
    QFT. It shouldn't be about one game, it is about a body of work. OSU clearly has the better body of work, even when you add the loss into the rest of the games.


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    Re: Who is #2?

    Team B. People are hating on ISU in the comments.



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    Re: Who is #2?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    Great piece by CBS Sports on blindly comparing potential #2 teams.

    So who is the real number two? - CBSSports.com


    Who did you vote for? Team B for me.
    Is Team E Houston? I haven't peeked ahead.



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    Re: Who is #2?

    IMO..you should not have the opportunity to play for national championship when you are number two in your conference (let alone division)! What happens if Alabama wins rematch, that would make them 1 -1, who is champ then. You could argue they are second best team easily, but you KNOW they got beat by number one. Someone elses turn.



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    Re: Who is #2?

    They talk about Iowa State being a bad loss and point to our record. We have one of the toughest schedule in the country, but I'm guessing they don't know that.

    Alabama had their shot and lost. What happens if they play LSU again and this time Alabama wins by a field goal on a neutral field? Should they really be considered the national champion because at that point they split the season series? Or should LSU still be the champion because they won by a field goal on the road so it's a more impressive win?



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