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    Rating each bowl game by interest

    I rated each bowl game 1-10, with 10 being must watch and 1 being absolutely no interest. I would go out of my way to watch most games rated 5 and above and would be disappointed missing games 8 and above. I probably won't watch anything 4 or below unless I'm really bored; definitely won't watch anything rated 1 or 2.

    Gildan New Mexico: Temple vs. Wyoming
    My interest: 3 (go Wyoming)

    Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Ohio vs. Utah State
    My interest: 4 (kinda like both teams)

    R+L Carriers New Orleans: San Diego State vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
    My interest: 1 (would never watch this)

    Beef 'O' Brady's St. Petersburg: Florida International vs. Marshall
    My interest: 1 (yawn)

    S.D. County Credit Union Poinsettia: TCU vs. Louisiana Tech
    My interest: 7 (go future B12 team)

    MAACO Las Vegas: Arizona State vs. Boise State
    My interest: 7 (go BSU)

    Sheraton Hawaii: Nevada vs. Southern Miss
    My interest: 1 (yawn)

    AdvoCare V100 Independence: Missouri vs. North Carolina
    My interest: 7 (go B12, though tainted since Mizzou is leaving)

    Little Caesars: Western Michigan vs. Purdue
    My interest: 5 (go Western)

    Belk: Louisville vs. NC State
    My interest: 5 (go Louisville, potential future B12 team)

    Military Bowl Presented By Northrop Grumman: Toledo vs. Air Force
    My interest: 4 (go MAC)

    Bridgepoint Education Holiday: California vs. Texas
    My interest: 7 (go Texas)

    Champs Sports: Florida State vs. Notre Dame
    My interest: 2 (could care less about these teams)

    Valero Alamo: Washington vs. Baylor
    My interest: 9 (like both teams, but go B12)

    Bell Helicopter Armed Forces: BYU vs. Tulsa
    My interest: 2 (yawn)

    New Era Pinstripe: Rutgers vs. Iowa State
    My interest: 10 (duh)

    Franklin American Mortgage Music City: Mississippi State vs. Wake Forest
    My interest: 4 (Go non-SEC team!)

    Insight: Iowa vs. Oklahoma
    My interest: 9 (go B12)

    Meineke Car Care of Texas: Texas A&M vs. Northwestern
    My interest: 7 (see Mizzouri above)

    Hyundai Sun: Georgia Tech vs. Utah
    My interest: 3 (go Utah)

    AutoZone Liberty: Cincinnati vs. Vanderbilt
    My interest: 4 (Beat SEC team)

    Kraft Fight Hunger: Illinois vs. UCLA
    My interest: 2 (yawn)

    Chick-fil-A: Virginia vs. Auburn
    My interest: 6 (Beat Auburn!)


    TicketCity : Houston vs. Penn State
    My interest: 7 (Beat PSU!)


    Outback: Michigan State vs. Georgia
    My interest: 8 (Go MSU, Beat SEC!)


    Capital One: Nebraska vs. South Carolina
    My interest: 3 (hate both, but will route against SEC)


    Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl: Ohio State vs. Florida
    My interest: 1 (hate both with passion)


    Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio: Wisconsin vs. Oregon
    My interest: 8 (like both these teams and will be exciting game)


    Tostitos Fiesta: Stanford vs. Oklahoma State
    My interest: 10 (Go Pokes!)


    Allstate Sugar: Michigan vs. Virginia Tech
    My interest: 2 (yawn)


    Discover Orange: West Virginia vs. Clemson
    My interest: 8 (Go WVU!)


    AT&T Cotton: Kansas State vs. Arkansas
    My interest: 10 (Go Cats!)


    BBVA Compass Bowl: SMU vs. Pittsburgh
    My interest: 3 (Go SMU)


    GoDaddy.com: Arkansas State vs. Northern Illinois
    My interest: 3 (go NIU)


    Allstate BCS National Championship Game: No. 1 LSU vs. No. 2 Alabama
    My interest: 1 (yawn)



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    Re: Rating each bowl game by interest

    As of right now, I'll be watching and cheering for all Big 12 teams, excepting Mizzou and aTm of course, and hope WVU and TCU win their bowls.

    Screw everyone else. I hope that joke of a Natl' championship game is a 3-2 final score.



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    Re: Rating each bowl game by interest

    I'll root for all Big12, and against Iowa/Nebraska. I hope Alabama and Stanford just get shredded... but I really think Alabama ends up winning.


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    Re: Rating each bowl game by interest

    Quote Originally Posted by RustShack View Post
    I'll root for all Big12, and against Iowa/Nebraska. I hope Alabama and Stanford just get shredded... but I really think Alabama ends up winning.
    I hope Alabama wins so it makes the BCS look even worse. Definitely hope OSU wins big.



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    Re: Rating each bowl game by interest

    The only games I really care about:

    S.D. County Credit Union Poinsettia: TCU vs. Louisiana Tech
    (go future B12 team)

    MAACO Las Vegas: Arizona State vs. Boise State
    (go ASU)

    AdvoCare V100 Independence: Missouri vs. North Carolina
    (cheering against all SEC teams)

    Bridgepoint Education Holiday: California vs. Texas
    (go Texas)

    Valero Alamo: Washington vs. Baylor
    (Go Baylor)

    New Era Pinstripe: Rutgers vs. Iowa State
    (duh)

    Insight: Iowa vs. Oklahoma
    (Go OU)

    Meineke Car Care of Texas: Texas A&M vs. Northwestern
    (see Mizzouri above)

    Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio: Wisconsin vs. Oregon
    (Go Wisky)


    Tostitos Fiesta: Stanford vs. Oklahoma State
    (Go Pokes!)


    Discover Orange: West Virginia vs. Clemson
    (Go WVU!)


    AT&T Cotton: Kansas State vs. Arkansas
    (Go Cats!)


    And the game I care about the least:

    Allstate BCS National Championship Game: No. 1 LSU vs. No. 2 Alabama
    My interest: 1 (yawn)


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    Re: Rating each bowl game by interest

    Quote Originally Posted by F5cy View Post
    As of right now, I'll be watching and cheering for all Big 12 teams, excepting Mizzou and aTm of course, and hope WVU and TCU win their bowls.

    Screw everyone else. I hope that joke of a Natl' championship game is a 3-2 final score.
    I hope the title game is like 65-0 LSU to show what a sham this matchup is.



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    Re: Rating each bowl game by interest

    Normally I end up cheering against the Big 12 teams in bowls, out of my various reasons for disliking each school...but not this year. I want all 6 of us to win. **** the BCS, ESPN, and the SEC.

    Here's how I would rank my interest:

    #1. Iowa State vs Rutgers (obviously)
    #2. Kansas State vs Arkansas (I hate Purple Kansas, but I'll be cheering for them as if they were the Cyclones in this one)
    #3. Oklahoma State vs Stanford (nothing against Stanford, but I want to see the Cowboys destroy them)
    #4. Rest of the Big 12 bowls (not including the traitors)
    #5. Nebraska vs South Carolina (my SEC hate is not enough to overcome my Nub hate, so go USC)

    After that, I don't really care. I guess I hope the SEC-West championship game is either a massive blowout in favor of LSU, or an awful 3-0 type win by Bama. Either way, it will show it was a complete joke.



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    Re: Rating each bowl game by interest

    I will go for every Big 12 team but Mizzu, A&M, and K-State. I will also cheer against Auburn, Iowa, and Nebby. I will go for every MAC team and against every SEC/B1G team.



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    Re: Rating each bowl game by interest

    I ****** some Mizzou fan off oops.

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    @Sportstalkcrap people care about mizzou a hell of a lot more than they do about your sorry *** school



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    Re: Rating each bowl game by interest

    Watch the Florida International game. T.Y. Hilton is crazy fast and really fun to watch when he has the ball.



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    Re: Rating each bowl game by interest

    Not gonna lie, this year's bowl slate looks pretty boring, from the top game all the way to the bottom. A couple of intriguing matchups, but I think I'll probably end up getting a lot more done around the house this holiday season than in most years prior.



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    Re: Rating each bowl game by interest

    Will watch the Tulsa game. We open the season against them next year.



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    Re: Rating each bowl game by interest

    I hope the championship game is a 16-0 snoozefest. Three field goals and a defensive touchdown for LSU. Bama does nothing on offense.



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    Re: Rating each bowl game by interest

    Here is my interest level:

    Pinstripe bowl - 10

    All others - 0

    I will only watch one bowl game.

    BCS - Every Game Counts (well except for the first LSU-ALA game)



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    Re: Rating each bowl game by interest

    Quote Originally Posted by HoopsTournament View Post
    Here is my interest level:

    Pinstripe bowl - 10

    All others - 0

    I will only watch one bowl game.

    BCS - Every Game Counts (well except for the first LSU-ALA game)
    More like no games count. It doesn't make the regular season better, and it then makes it irrelevant by eliminating all but two teams by a glorified popularity contest.



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