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    Season Predictions

    Haven't seen one of these for a while, with media day behind us and practice already started, lets hear them.

    Vs UNI Good solid first win, 28-3W
    Vs Iowa Another close win this year, 17-14W
    @ Tulsa Offense starts sparking and we start 3-0, 38-28W
    Vs Texas Closer than most expect, but we fall short 35-32L
    @ Tech Tech is hurting, 42-24W
    @ Baylor Three road trips in four weeks, we fall short, 32-22L
    Vs OSU Another tough game, another tough loss, 42-32L
    @ KSU Take KSU off guard and finally get them, 32-20W
    Vs TCU We start off with the led but TCU comes back, 28-24L
    @ OU ISU 5-4, 2-4 coming into OU, Rhoads upset special 38-32W
    Vs KU ISU dominates, 42-17W
    @ WVU Finish off in a good way, 35-32W



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    Re: Season Predictions

    5-7. Wins against UNI, Iowa, Tulsa, Tech, and KU.



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    Re: Season Predictions

    vs UNI 95% chance to win
    Vs Iowa 65% chance to win
    @ Tulsa 70% chance to win
    Vs Texas 30%
    @ Tech 50%
    @ Baylor 50%
    Vs OSU 30%
    @ KSU 55%
    Vs TCU 40%
    @ OU 20%
    Vs KU 85%
    @ WVU 50%


    That puts us at a prediction of 6.4 wins for me. I think this is the best way to do it. It's a good style for discussion too. I personally think it is silly to just declare that you have a hunch that we are going to upset some team two months beforehand and add that as a W on a prediction.



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    Re: Season Predictions

    Quote Originally Posted by xboxfever View Post
    5-7. Wins against UNI, Iowa, Tulsa, Tech, and KU.
    WVU is going to be bad this year, do you really see us losing there? Not trying to be mean but I think Tech and KU might be better this season.



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    Re: Season Predictions

    Quote Originally Posted by jaretac View Post
    Haven't seen one of these for a while, with media day behind us and practice already started, lets hear them.

    Vs UNI Good solid first win, 28-3W
    Vs Iowa Another close win this year, 17-14W
    @ Tulsa Offense starts sparking and we start 3-0, 38-28W
    Vs Texas Closer than most expect, but we fall short 35-32L
    @ Tech Tech is hurting, 42-24W
    @ Baylor Three road trips in four weeks, we fall short, 32-22L
    Vs OSU Another tough game, another tough loss, 42-32L
    @ KSU Take KSU off guard and finally get them, 32-20W
    Vs TCU We start off with the led but TCU comes back, 28-24L
    @ OU ISU 5-4, 2-4 coming into OU, Rhoads upset special 38-32W
    Vs KU ISU dominates, 42-17W
    @ WVU Finish off in a good way, 35-32W
    I could go for this.


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    Re: Season Predictions

    Why the heck not?

    Vs UNI Not as close as it looks. 35-10 W
    Vs Iowa Stop the run, the rest of the D gets turnovers 28-13 W
    @ Tulsa Jaws start dropping about the O. 42-10 W
    Vs Texas National TV, you say? 21-17 W
    @ Tech Every new coach has an adjustment. 32-14 W
    @ Baylor Someone claims Baylor plays defense? 35-28 W
    Vs OSU As long as we're surprising people... 31-28 W
    @ KSU Wildcats in rebuilding mode: 28-17 W
    Vs TCU Not buying the Horned Frog hype: 35-27 W
    @ OU Sooners have weak spots, Norman isn't promising. 28-31 L
    Vs KU Sam likes Jayhawks. 42-12 W
    @ WVU Not sure whether 'neers have offense or defense, but some tired 'Clones. 24-21 W

    Good enough?


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    Re: Season Predictions

    UNI: Win
    Iowa: Win
    Tulsa: Win
    Texas: Win
    Tech: Win
    Baylor: Loss
    OSU: Loss
    KSU: Win
    TCU: Loss
    OU: Loss
    Kansas: Win
    WVU: Win

    Iowa State: 8-4


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    Re: Season Predictions

    UNI: Win
    Iowa: Win
    Tulsa: Loss
    Texas: Loss
    Tech: Win
    Baylor: Loss
    OSU: Win
    KSU: Win
    TCU: Loss
    OU: Loss
    Kansas: Win
    WVU: Win



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    Re: Season Predictions

    5-7 or 6-6 with wins against UNI and KU...Where our other wins come from I have absolutely no idea. Tulsa, Iowa, WVU, KU, Tech would be my guess



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    Re: Season Predictions

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    That puts us at a prediction of 6.4 wins for me. I think this is the best way to do it. It's a good style for discussion too. I personally think it is silly to just declare that you have a hunch that we are going to upset some team two months beforehand and add that as a W on a prediction.
    I dunno. My predictions certainly don't affect the outcome of the games--and I've most certainly been wrong before.


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    Re: Season Predictions

    Quote Originally Posted by Ry4Cy View Post
    5-7 or 6-6 with wins against UNI and KU...Where our other wins come from I have absolutely no idea. Tulsa, Iowa, WVU, KU, Tech would be my guess
    Basically my thoughts as well. Though I'd put Baylor as the last one over Tech. I have a feeling Tech is going to be pretty decent this season under their own Coach McDreamy.



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    Re: Season Predictions

    UNI: W
    Iowa: W
    Tulsa:W
    Texas: W
    Tech: W
    Baylor: L
    OSU: L
    KSU: W
    TCU: L
    OU: L
    Kansas: W
    WVU: W

    I think we can go 8+1/4, but probably struggle to win 6 games, I will take a 7W/6L season.



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    Re: Season Predictions

    7-5

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    Re: Season Predictions

    I won't predict it, but we could finish as high as 5th in the conference this year. The teams 5-10 are all very similar talent wise. I think we win 6. Start 3-0, beat tech, tcu at home (upset special) and kansas. Lose a tough one @WVU to end the season. WVU will get their 6th win that day.



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    Re: Season Predictions

    I have no idea why everyone picks a loss to TCU, I think we win by 2 touchdowns and plays out like Baylor last season. I have us at 7-5



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