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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    Independence Bowl?!?!? that would suck almost as bad as Pizza Bowl.



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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by CyForPresident View Post
    Edit: Clemson lost so it probably does not matter as we get 2 BCS teams.
    See the earlier discussion about Boise State and Kent State... two in the BCS for the Big 12 is far from certain, although the Clemson loss certainly helps



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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    This and this both tell me that the #5 pick in C-USA will face the #4 pick from the MAC in the Military Bowl this season, because Army and the ACC didn't make it.
    I guess I was looking at the wrong info...I think you're right. It will be MAC vs. Conf USA



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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    Pretty sure we can't do that because HOD is a Big 12 bowl. If you get a bid from a Big 12 bowl you have to take it, I think.

    For reference the HOD Bowl payout is 1.2 million, so three of the potential at-large bowls (Music City, Belk, Liberty) would actually pay more
    If the Big 12 only gets 1 team in the BCS, we should be able to decline the bid as Baylor could take it. If we have two and are the last team available, I doubt we can.

    And good point about Boise and Kent, but I'd be surprised if that happened though.



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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by CyForPresident View Post
    If the Big 12 only gets 1 team in the BCS, we should be able to decline the bid as Baylor could take it. If we have two and are the last team available, I doubt we can.

    And good point about Boise and Kent, but I'd be surprised if that happened though.
    All teams from #15 to #25 lost this week, except #22 Boise and #23 Kent St, plus the teams with the best chance to still stay ahead of them have likely losses again next week.



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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by FDWxMan View Post
    All teams from #15 to #25 lost this week, except #22 Boise and #23 Kent St, plus the teams with the best chance to still stay ahead of them have likely losses again next week.
    True, but those schools blow ****.



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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    I highly doubt that Boise and Kent St. make a BCS game. The bowls want schools who will bring fans!!!



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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by CyForPresident View Post
    True, but those schools blow ****.
    Yes. It might end up taking a conscious effort by the voters to not move them up despite all 7 teams in front and both teams behind them losing.



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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by isufbcurt View Post
    I highly doubt that Boise and Kent St. make a BCS game. The bowls want schools who will bring fans!!!
    Read the rest of the thread. They are within range of getting an auto-bid. No choice for bowls.



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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by isufbcurt View Post
    I highly doubt that Boise and Kent St. make a BCS game. The bowls want schools who will bring fans!!!
    They might not have a choice.



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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by CyForPresident View Post
    If the Big 12 only gets 1 team in the BCS, we should be able to decline the bid as Baylor could take it. If we have two and are the last team available, I doubt we can.
    I believe that Big 12 teams cannot decline bowl bids. I think I've heard this somewhere, and just looked for it but couldn't find any information.

    Quote Originally Posted by isufbcurt View Post
    I highly doubt that Boise and Kent St. make a BCS game. The bowls want schools who will bring fans!!!
    It's not a matter of if they want to but a matter of if they have to. There's a real chance that one of those two could make it in and steal that final slot away from Oklahoma.



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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by isufbcurt View Post
    I highly doubt that Boise and Kent St. make a BCS game. The bowls want schools who will bring fans!!!
    Exactly. The school's in front of them may have lost, but the voters will still not move them up much. Plus no one wants to see Kent State get slaughtered in a BCS game. Kent lost to 2-10 Kentucky for ****** sake.



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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by CyForPresident View Post
    Exactly. The school's in front of them may have lost, but the voters will still not move them up much. Plus no one wants to see Kent State get slaughtered in a BCS game. Kent lost to 2-10 Kentucky for ****** sake.
    Then why are they voting for them in the first place? They've been moving them up every week already.

    I'll bet this will be closer than a lot of people here apparently think.

    But the computers in the end will hopefully hold them out.



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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    Quote Originally Posted by FDWxMan View Post
    Then why are they voting for them in the first place? They've been moving them up every week already.

    I'll bet this will be closer than a lot of people here apparently think.

    But the computers in the end will hopefully hold them out.
    This is what I'm starting to think. This week I could see the minors jump to 17/18. But, it is going to be interesting



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    Re: ***Official What Bowl Are We Going To Thread***

    Kent State vs Nebraska is my prediction for one BCS. LOL.


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