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    Florida FB scheduling

    Probably nothing new to anyone, but I thought it was really interesting. Until this year, Florida hadn't been west of the Univ. of Arkansas since 1983.

    Why Florida Football Never Goes West - Team Speed Kills

    Thanks to WRNL for putting this in today's Mid-Morning Dump for the good read.


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    Re: Florida FB scheduling

    still didnt understand the article. in a sentance...whats the reason?



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    Re: Florida FB scheduling

    Quote Originally Posted by mtowncyclone13 View Post
    still didnt understand the article. in a sentance...whats the reason?
    Because they don't want to.



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    Re: Florida FB scheduling

    Quote Originally Posted by mtowncyclone13 View Post
    still didnt understand the article. in a sentance...whats the reason?
    They want more home games so they can get more money



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    Re: Florida FB scheduling

    so why are we stuck with only 6 home games most years?



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    Re: Florida FB scheduling

    This article got me thinking, next season we've got to be one of the few BCS schools in the nation that will play a Non-AQ school at their place



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    Re: Florida FB scheduling

    Quote Originally Posted by mtowncyclone13 View Post
    so why are we stuck with only 6 home games most years?
    Good question. You think as a traditionally lower end BCS program we'd be able to get a better deal from CUSA programs that would feel like itd be a great shot at a win over a BCS team.

    Our 9 game conference schedule also doesnt help. Instead of having 4 conference road games every year, now we have 5 every other year, and with iowa also being a road game on the opposite year, we set a ceiling of at most 7 home games before we even get to our other 2 nonconference games.

    This is also why it bugs me when people say 'we're scared of X team if we buy out the return game'... no, we're just doing what everyone else is and trying to maximize the number of home games we have.



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    Re: Florida FB scheduling

    Quote Originally Posted by mtowncyclone13 View Post
    still didnt understand the article. in a sentance...whats the reason?
    Because they want to show their "dominance" to the rest of the country by beating on all the FCS schools they can.


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