Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 16
  1. #1
    Facebook Knows All
    Points: 312,018, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 30.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cycloneworld's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    NE Oklahoma
    Posts
    19,903
    Points
    312,018
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,049
    Given: 1,924

    Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    Assuming OU doesn't lose this weekend to OSU and if we can't knock off KU, there will likely be a Big 12 team in the title game.

    Will people keep saying the Pac-10 is better than the Big 12? If new rankings came out today, the Big 12 would have the #2, #3, and #4 spots in the BCS. If the SEC had their teams in those slots, the media would be falling all over themselves talking about how great the conference is.

    Yet, it still doesn't seem like the Big 12 is getting much respect this year. Why?



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 64,476, Level: 78
    Level completed: 77%, Points required for next Level: 374
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    jumbopackage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    5,484
    Points
    64,476
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 22
    Given: 10

    Re: Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    Well, outside of the top 3-4 teams in the conference, there's a bunch of blah teams, and then a few pretty bad ones (us included). Add to that, the only really "quality" non-conference wins are over the Big 10. Of course the Pac-10 only has a couple decent ones too, and one of those is over the Big 10.

    I think at the end of the day, the Big 12 may come out of this year looking pretty damn good.



  3. #3
    Walk On Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    bandit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    199
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    Too bad we're going to throw a big ***** monkey wrench in the mix when we throttle KU this weekend.



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 544,339, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 55.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    39,666
    Points
    544,339
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,932
    Given: 2,953

    Re: Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    Quote Originally Posted by bandit View Post
    Too bad we're going to throw a big ***** monkey wrench in the mix when we throttle KU this weekend.
    Well, they ARE technically the #2 BCS team now, aren't they? And we all know what the #2 BCS team has done all season...


    "That's what I do. I drink, and I know things." - Tyrion Lannister

    "Success is just failure that hasn't happened yet." - life advice from Latrell Spreewell


  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 27,362, Level: 50
    Level completed: 82%, Points required for next Level: 188
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    redrocker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Ames - West-CY'd
    Posts
    2,249
    Points
    27,362
    Level
    50
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 31

    Re: Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Well, they ARE technically the #2 BCS team now, aren't they? And we all know what the #2 BCS team has done all season...

    Good point. 5 of them knocked off this year, let's make it 6!



    32 years later and I am still riding on the back.

    I don't sweat the petty things,... I pet the sweaty things

  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 246,684, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    11,310
    Points
    246,684
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 945
    Given: 1,071

    Re: Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    I would think by the end of the weekend
    the ranking would look something like this

    1. LSU
    2. OU
    3. Missouri
    4. West Virginia

    Am I forgetting anyone?



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 334,097, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 46.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    20,404
    Points
    334,097
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,356
    Given: 905

    Re: Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    Assuming OU doesn't lose this weekend to OSU and if we can't knock off KU, there will likely be a Big 12 team in the title game.

    Will people keep saying the Pac-10 is better than the Big 12? If new rankings came out today, the Big 12 would have the #2, #3, and #4 spots in the BCS. If the SEC had their teams in those slots, the media would be falling all over themselves talking about how great the conference is.

    Yet, it still doesn't seem like the Big 12 is getting much respect this year. Why?
    OU plays Tech this weekend at Tech, and than OSU next weekend in Norman. I think all three teams need to be very careful this weekend...



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 40,399, Level: 62
    Level completed: 4%, Points required for next Level: 1,251
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    clonomaniac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    St Louis, MO
    Posts
    2,006
    Points
    40,399
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    OU plays Tech this weekend at Tech, and than OSU next weekend in Norman. I think all three teams need to be very careful this weekend...

    Tech might beat OU, and I think Missouri will beat Kansas - leaving big 12 teams out of national title.

    As for Iowa State beating KU, I think it's very possible. We need to sack Reesing a few times, and defend their passing game. KU lives on their QB's ability to connect to their receivers. I'd say make them run and pay the price when hit'em hard.


    WE ARE IOWA STATE

  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 105,984, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    everyyard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    6,399
    Points
    105,984
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 414
    Given: 455

    Re: Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    Quote Originally Posted by clonomaniac View Post
    Tech might beat OU, and I think Missouri will beat Kansas - leaving big 12 teams out of national title.

    As for Iowa State beating KU, I think it's very possible. We need to sack Reesing a few times, and defend their passing game. KU lives on their QB's ability to connect to their receivers. I'd say make them run and pay the price when hit'em hard.
    well if mizzou beats ku then they would only need to beat ou to get to the title game. No way do they get jumped by another team without losing.



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 105,984, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    everyyard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    6,399
    Points
    105,984
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 414
    Given: 455

    Re: Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    Quote Originally Posted by clonomaniac View Post
    Tech might beat OU, and I think Missouri will beat Kansas - leaving big 12 teams out of national title.

    As for Iowa State beating KU, I think it's very possible. We need to sack Reesing a few times, and defend their passing game. KU lives on their QB's ability to connect to their receivers. I'd say make them run and pay the price when hit'em hard.
    got to contain him. he is pretty good on the scramble and uses it to make plays both running and passing. I agree...make them one dimensional into a running team and we have them.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 467,298, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 68.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    70,964
    Points
    467,298
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,378
    Given: 2,181

    Re: Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    Looks like TT cannot beat very teams at this point. The Stoopsmeister will crank it up. The mananimal will watch from his house. The Pinkman will do the same. Stoops smells blood. He can be a national champion after the Boise State fiasco.


    Let Prohm's Posse Ride: Hallice, Brady, Stu, Lard, Naz, Deonte, Monte, Matt, Simeon, Jordan, and Babb.

  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 470,418, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    40,965
    Points
    470,418
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,099
    Given: 119

    Re: Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    got to contain him. he is pretty good on the scramble and uses it to make plays both running and passing. I agree...make them one dimensional into a running team and we have them.
    The problem is they have a better receiver than Bltyhe and a better running back than Robinson. They are a really good team.

    If you have not seen them play this year, and you probably haven't since the big12 tv package is so bad, you will notice one thing right away. They are the fastest team ISU has faced this year, yes, I am including OU and Texas in that.


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 40,399, Level: 62
    Level completed: 4%, Points required for next Level: 1,251
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    clonomaniac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    St Louis, MO
    Posts
    2,006
    Points
    40,399
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    The problem is they have a better receiver than Bltyhe and a better running back than Robinson. They are a really good team.
    A receiver like Blythe can be as good as the quarterback makes him. I do not agree that there is a better receiver in Kansas. Blythe has been around forever.


    WE ARE IOWA STATE

  14. #14
    Facebook Knows All
    Points: 312,018, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 30.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cycloneworld's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    NE Oklahoma
    Posts
    19,903
    Points
    312,018
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,049
    Given: 1,924

    Re: Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    With Oregon losing, whichever Big 12 team wins out WILL be in the title game. No one will jump them.



  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 40,399, Level: 62
    Level completed: 4%, Points required for next Level: 1,251
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    clonomaniac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    St Louis, MO
    Posts
    2,006
    Points
    40,399
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Oregon loss should mean a Big 12 team in the Title game

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    With Oregon losing, whichever Big 12 team wins out WILL be in the title game. No one will jump them.
    I do not think any big 12 team will make it to the title game if OU loses the last two games and Texas ends up playing Missouri for conference title.

    You just don't know this year how things will pan out.

    EDIT:

    I just read what you wrote once again. You're right, if some big 12 team wins out the rest of the way, there's no stopping them from playing for the national title.


    WE ARE IOWA STATE

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBA
  • Football Season Opener vs. UNI
  • September 3, 2016
  • 07:00 PM