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    TCU Game Time

    I know it's a ways out, but don't you think were due for a 11 O'clock kick for this one? When was last time we had 5 straight non 11 O'clock kick offs?


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    Re: TCU Game Time

    West Virginia - Texas will probably be an ABC national game at 2:30 or 7. The other Big XII games that week are:

    Kansas at K-State

    Oklahoma @ Texas Tech

    Iowa State @ TCU

    We'd get picked up before the Kansas game, if we are both 4-0 we might get picked up before the Oklahoma-Tech game, but who knows.



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    Re: TCU Game Time

    I think if TCU wins this week we will not be seeing an 11 o'clock kick. It's not a matter of luck we haven't yet, it's a matter of the quality of game in the eyes of the TV pickers. After the West Virginia vs Texas game on the 6th I think ISU vs TCU may be the second best game if TCU takes care of Virginia and is likely a top 15 team when the networks make their selection.

    Not to mention it's the first game for them in the Big 12 and could be against 2 undefeated teams if we get business taken care of against Tech (and they beat Houston) after the TV is lined up.

    Kstate vs KU is a bad game OU @ Tech is a potential better option, it depends on what happens this week.


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    Re: TCU Game Time

    Except they won't know who is going to win ISU-Tech when they announce the games. My guess is that Oklahoma-Tech will be (wrongly) perceived as the safer bet to be an undefeated match-up and will get picked up before us.



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    Re: TCU Game Time

    Lets shoot for a 2:30. I love me some 2:30 kickoff.



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    Re: TCU Game Time

    Hoping for 7pm, have a big golf tourney sat/sun that starts at noon!



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    Re: TCU Game Time

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Except they won't know who is going to win ISU-Tech when they announce the games.

    Unless the networks take a 6-day pick, which it seems that this would be a good week to do so, considering the type of games going on.



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    Re: TCU Game Time

    Quote Originally Posted by ia8manfan View Post
    Unless the networks take a 6-day pick, which it seems that this would be a good week to do so, considering the type of games going on.
    Yep, there's a good chance that either Oklahoma-Tech or ISU-TCU will be top 25 matchups. So it would make sense to wait and see which one it is.



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    Re: TCU Game Time

    Quote Originally Posted by vmbplayer View Post
    I think if TCU wins this week we will not be seeing an 11 o'clock kick. It's not a matter of luck we haven't yet, it's a matter of the quality of game in the eyes of the TV pickers. After the West Virginia vs Texas game on the 6th I think ISU vs TCU may be the second best game if TCU takes care of Virginia and is likely a top 15 team when the networks make their selection.

    Not to mention it's the first game for them in the Big 12 and could be against 2 undefeated teams if we get business taken care of against Tech (and they beat Houston) after the TV is lined up.

    Kstate vs KU is a bad game OU @ Tech is a potential better option, it depends on what happens this week.
    Not so fast my friend. TCU had their first conference game last weekend at KU. Of course, if a tree falls in the forest and nobody is around to hear it, does it make a sound? This would, however, be their Big 12 home opener.



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    Re: TCU Game Time

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUagger View Post
    Lets shoot for a 2:30. I love me some 2:30 kickoff.
    If it was home I'd agree, but if I'm going to be watching on TV I'd rather it be an early or late game, not in-between.



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    Re: TCU Game Time

    Hopefully it's not a 6 or 7 pm kickoff. I'd like to be able to get back home to Austin before 2 am.



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    Quote Originally Posted by aeroclone View Post
    Not so fast my friend. TCU had their first conference game last weekend at KU. Of course, if a tree falls in the forest and nobody is around to hear it, does it make a sound? This would, however, be their Big 12 home opener.
    Kansas has a football team? WHAT ELSE HAVEN'T YOU TOLD ME?


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    Re: TCU Game Time

    Quote Originally Posted by vmbplayer View Post
    I think if TCU wins this week we will not be seeing an 11 o'clock kick. It's not a matter of luck we haven't yet, it's a matter of the quality of game in the eyes of the TV pickers. After the West Virginia vs Texas game on the 6th I think ISU vs TCU may be the second best game if TCU takes care of Virginia and is likely a top 15 team when the networks make their selection.

    Not to mention it's the first game for them in the Big 12 and could be against 2 undefeated teams if we get business taken care of against Tech (and they beat Houston) after the TV is lined up.

    Kstate vs KU is a bad game OU @ Tech is a potential better option, it depends on what happens this week.
    K State vs KU is similar to Iowa-ISU game - not too many TV sets.


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    Re: TCU Game Time

    Quote Originally Posted by vmbplayer View Post
    Kansas has a football team? WHAT ELSE HAVEN'T YOU TOLD ME?

    Tut Tut vmb....Let me tell you the story of Bad Football for a century or so, Its called Kansas Football my friend...

    Some years back I tried to talk about KU football to a KU Alum and all he said was "Kansas Football has Sucked for so long I just don't care about it anymore.



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