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    Big 12 FB is stacked

    Previewing the 20 teams that could win a national title in 2012 - NCF - ESPN

    Of the top 20 teams that ESPN listed that could win it all next season half of the Big 12 teams are listed. Ohio State is on the list too but they are ineligible so technically it's 19 + Ohio State:

    Texas: The defense could be elite, but will the quarterback play catch up?
    TCU: Can the Horned Frogs' defense keep up with the Big 12's explosive offenses?
    WVU: The Mountaineers' offense could be even better in Year 2 under Dana Holgorsen.
    OSU: Mike Gundy's team has the potential to be very good again in 2012.
    OU: There are reasons to believe the Sooners could be better on both sides of the ball in 2012.

    Only Wisconsin and the ineligible Ohio State make the list from the supposed "tough" Big 10 conference. I think TCU and WVU are going to be great additions to the conference in football and make the Big 12 the best conference in the country but on the flip side of that it makes ISU's path to a bowl game even tougher now too. Let's hope we can keep the momentum going and the recruiting classes keep getting better because we need to start landing some big recruits if we are ever going to win 8 or more games in the new Big 12.


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    Re: Big 12 FB is stacked

    Quote Originally Posted by CYdTracked View Post
    Previewing the 20 teams that could win a national title in 2012 - NCF - ESPN

    Of the top 20 teams that ESPN listed that could win it all next season half of the Big 12 teams are listed. Ohio State is on the list too but they are ineligible so technically it's 19 + Ohio State:

    Texas: The defense could be elite, but will the quarterback play catch up?
    TCU: Can the Horned Frogs' defense keep up with the Big 12's explosive offenses?
    WVU: The Mountaineers' offense could be even better in Year 2 under Dana Holgorsen.
    OSU: Mike Gundy's team has the potential to be very good again in 2012.
    OU: There are reasons to believe the Sooners could be better on both sides of the ball in 2012.

    Only Wisconsin and the ineligible Ohio State make the list from the supposed "tough" Big 10 conference. I think TCU and WVU are going to be great additions to the conference in football and make the Big 12 the best conference in the country but on the flip side of that it makes ISU's path to a bowl game even tougher now too. Let's hope we can keep the momentum going and the recruiting classes keep getting better because we need to start landing some big recruits if we are ever going to win 8 or more games in the new Big 12.

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    Re: Big 12 FB is stacked

    Quote Originally Posted by bostrem00 View Post

    The sky is blue
    Didn't check the link, but out of the 5, only OU has a shot a national title.

    Will be interesting to see what TCU and WVU can do in conference though.



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    Re: Big 12 FB is stacked

    There still are 11 more teams to be named and knowing how much ESPN loves the B1G, they'll probably be stacked in the top 10.


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    Re: Big 12 FB is stacked

    Quote Originally Posted by bostrem00 View Post

    The sky is blue
    Link or I don't believe it.



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    Re: Big 12 FB is stacked

    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    There still are 11 more teams to be named and knowing how much ESPN loves the B1G, they'll probably be stacked in the top 10.
    I see 20 teams listed, and only Wisconsin is representing the B1G.



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    Re: Big 12 FB is stacked

    Quote Originally Posted by maui6651 View Post
    I see 20 teams listed, and only Wisconsin is representing the B1G.
    Must have to be an insider to see the rest.

    OK I see t now.


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    Re: Big 12 FB is stacked

    I give tcu the same chance as northwestern.


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    Re: Big 12 FB is stacked

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    I give tcu the same chance as northwestern.
    So you're saying the big 12 is way tougher than the big 10 then?

    You must, bcuz as a frame of reference: TCU is a program that beat Wisconsin in a BCS bowl game...Northwestern lost to Wisconsin 70-23 last time they played.

    Northwestern only would go to NC if they played Iowa every week, bcuz it's their super bowl and only time they come to play.


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