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    Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    I was just thinking what a big turnaround it is for us. We're bowl eligible with one of the toughest schedules in the nation. Meanwhile EIU in one of the weakest conferences this year will not be bowling. So I ask...What is the pecking order...top to bottom of football conferences this year?

    Can a case be made that the BigEast is better than the Big10? How about any of the other minor conferences?

    Discuss.



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    Re: Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    Very weak? Yes. Weakest? No. Big Ten > ACC and Big East + minor conferences.


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    Re: Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    Very weak? Yes. Weakest? No. Big Ten < ACC and Big East + minor conferences.
    This is like arguing which turd is prettier.



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    Re: Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    yes and the fans still believe they're the #1 conference in the milky way galaxy




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    Re: Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    I think the big 10 is better than the big east, but behind all the other AQ conferences



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    Re: Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    Very weak? Yes. Weakest? No. Big Ten < ACC and Big East + minor conferences.
    Somebody isn't good with inequalities



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    Re: Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    This is like arguing which turd is prettier.
    Truth

    Quote Originally Posted by WhatchaGonnaDo View Post
    Somebody isn't good with inequalities
    Hahaha, wow. I just woke up and am hungover like ****, but still, whatevs. This football season is half dead to me. At least ISU is holding up their end of the bargain.


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    Re: Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    ISU would be near 10 wins with Iowa's schedule. Wow.



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    Re: Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    Does a bear **** in the woods?


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    Re: Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    Quote Originally Posted by istater7 View Post
    ISU would be near 10 wins with Iowa's schedule. Wow.
    Iowa should be near 10 wins with Iowa's schedule. Losses against CMU, Purdue, and IU? Really? Should be at least 7-4 right now. If KF doesn't drop the Greg Davis experiment while it's young, and before he even has a contract, then I'll lose all hope.

    I'd even be slightly ****** if the Phil Parker experiment isn't given a deeper look.


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    Re: Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    Quote Originally Posted by Boxerdaddy View Post
    I was just thinking what a big turnaround it is for us. We're bowl eligible with one of the toughest schedules in the nation. Meanwhile EIU in one of the weakest conferences this year will not be bowling. So I ask...What is the pecking order...top to bottom of football conferences this year?
    The B1G is fixing the situation by possibly adding Maryland and Rutgers.



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    Re: Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    Iowa should be near 10 wins with Iowa's schedule. Losses against CMU, Purdue, and IU? Really? Should be at least 7-4 right now. If KF doesn't drop the Greg Davis experiment while it's young, and before he even has a contract, then I'll lose all hope.

    I'd even be slightly ****** if the Phil Parker experiment isn't given a deeper look.
    I thought the way your safeties charge harmlessly towards the line of scrimmage on pass plays looked effective. I'd keep Parker. It's something different.


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    Re: Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    Here is some sobering info.... yesterday was the first time all season that Iowa played a ranked team.

    Yes, you read that correctly. That is how bad the Big 10 is this year.

    We'd be rolling in that league.



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    Re: Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I thought the way your safeties charge harmlessly towards the line of scrimmage on pass plays looked effective. I'd keep Parker. It's something different.
    Erik, I have to work tomorrow, and can't afford to think about things that will cause me to drink again.


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    Re: Is the Big10 the weakest football conference in the Nation?

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Here is some sobering info.... yesterday was the first time all season that Iowa played a ranked team.

    Yes, you read that correctly. That is how bad the Big 10 is this year.

    We'd be rolling in that league.
    We? What position do you play?


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