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    Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    Alright, I had a debate over Memorial weekend with a hok fan about the B1G and their football programs. Of course the debate was over the two conferences, Big XII and B1G, and which one is a stronger football conference, then it was brought up the the B1G will win a National Championship in the next 2 years and I said no way. Of course the discussion started because of Ohio St. not being able to play in the NC this year. So I figure this would be a decent debate:

    What are your thoughts on the B1G winning the NC in the next 2 years?


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    Re: Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    Also, I am still convinced that Ohio St. doesn't play in the NC this past year, but the is my point of view.


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    Re: Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    I wouldn't be surprised to see Ohio State play for it in the next two years. Not sure they'll win though.




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    Re: Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    Kind of hard to argue against the fact of Ohio State going undefeated.



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    Re: Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    Possibly. SEC may be a bit down, aTm may be the winner this year. Ohio State may be able to beat them, should be able to win out in a horrible Big 10. However, winning out in a horrible Big 10 may not be enough to get them in should a Big 12 or Pac 12 go undefeated.



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    Re: Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    Perhaps in volleyball or wrestling, but not in football.



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    Re: Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    They have like one outright title in over 40 years. Shocking, but true.

    I'm going with no unless the guy winning it is named Urban.



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    Re: Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    Yes and it will be Iowa.



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    Re: Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    I wouldn't be surprised to see Ohio State play for it in the next two years. Not sure they'll win though.
    This. They could get there, but they'll be at a disadvantage from playing a soft schedule. I'm a big believer in the SEC's grind of a schedule improving their teams as the season goes on.



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    Re: Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    This. They could get there, but they'll be at a disadvantage from playing a soft schedule. I'm a big believer in the SEC's grind of a schedule improving their teams as the season goes on.
    This is why I don't think Ohio St. would have made it last year. with UAB, Miami (OH) and UCF on their schedule.


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    Re: Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    I see them winning 10 in a row.



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    Re: Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    Quote Originally Posted by yler4cy View Post
    This is why I don't think Ohio St. would have made it last year. with UAB, Miami (OH) and UCF on their schedule.
    They were 1 of 2 undefeated teams. They would of made it, no question.



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    Re: Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    Quote Originally Posted by yler4cy View Post
    This is why I don't think Ohio St. would have made it last year. with UAB, Miami (OH) and UCF on their schedule.
    Yeah, it would have been an interesting debate going undefeated but having the 101st most-difficult schedule.

    I meant it as in they wouldn't be ready for a tough opponent from the SEC; they'd be used to playing pasties all year, and conversely, the SEC teams would be ready to slaughter them.



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    Re: Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    The safe bet is no. But, if there's a coach in the Big 10 that will win it sometime soon, it's Urban.


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    Re: Debate: B1G Winning NC within 2 Years

    Quote Originally Posted by scyclonekid View Post
    Yes and it will be Iowa.



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