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    Among the major conferences.....

    Scanning the standings for the ACC, Big 10, Big 12, Pac 12, and the ACC, only one team doesn't have a win yet this year. Everyone found someone that they could take down. Even Kansas.


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    Re: Among the major conferences.....

    Yeah, you gotta try and avoid stuff like that. It's best just to accept we suck and not look for confirmation.

    ........ is it too early for a beer?



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    Re: Among the major conferences.....

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Scanning the standings for the ACC, Big 10, Big 12, Pac 12, and the ACC, only one team doesn't have a win yet this year. Everyone found someone that they could take down. Even Kansas.
    Lots of teams have also already played three games.



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    Re: Among the major conferences.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    Lots of teams have also already played three games.
    Its debatable whether a 3rd game will make a difference for us.



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    Re: Among the major conferences.....

    Comforting news, considering two of our three "easiest" games are now in the books... <sigh>


    All people who make sweepingly generalized, stupid, uninformed comments are idiots.

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    Re: Among the major conferences.....

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Scanning the standings for the ACC, Big 10, Big 12, Pac 12, and the ACC, only one team doesn't have a win yet this year. Everyone found someone that they could take down. Even Kansas.
    We'll pull off a stunning win this year, in true Rhoad-esque style.



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    Re: Among the major conferences.....

    Quote Originally Posted by gogagig View Post
    We'll pull off a stunning win this year, in true Rhoad-esque style.
    3 of the 5 'rhoads upsets' (Texas 2010, TCU 2012, Texas Tech 2011) were teams that were secretly dumpster fires ready to lose the rest of (or most of the rest of) their games.



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    Re: Among the major conferences.....

    Most other BCS schools also schedule cupcakes. We schedule an FCS powerhouse and a rivalry game. Say what you want about Iowa, but a rivalry game will always be a toss-up. They just are.



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    Re: Among the major conferences.....

    Who makes these schedules and do we have any say over them?

    Can we start scheduling some actual cupcakes instead of UNI and some other mid-level team that turns out to be good?


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    Re: Among the major conferences.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Skidoosh View Post
    Most other BCS schools also schedule cupcakes. We schedule an FCS powerhouse and a rivalry game. Say what you want about Iowa, but a rivalry game will always be a toss-up. They just are.
    With the 9-game B12 schedule, we for sure need to ***** can the UNI game. We beat them 3 out of 4 times, but you really need a team that you can beat 19 out of 20 times for that cupcake opener.

    I would miss the Iowa rivalry, but it wouldn't hurt my feelings if we went to a 2 on, 2 off type of arrangement.

    Either way, we just played 2 of the worst 4-5 teams on our schedule.... AT HOME.



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    Re: Among the major conferences.....

    Knowing our luck we will probably find some strange *** way to beat OU this year - when it won't do us any good as it will be our only win



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    Re: Among the major conferences.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Skidoosh View Post
    Say what you want about Iowa, but a rivalry game will always be a toss-up. They just are.
    I think the point is that last night's game was anything but a toss-up. It was one team dominating the other for 3.5 quarters and then nearly giving the game away at the end.



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    Re: Among the major conferences.....

    Quote Originally Posted by mtowncyclone13 View Post
    Who makes these schedules and do we have any say over them?

    Can we start scheduling some actual cupcakes instead of UNI and some other mid-level team that turns out to be good?
    Pollard has to schedule UNI. They are our best attended games. Need the revenue. Low FCS wont bring the gate that UNI does.



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    Re: Among the major conferences.....

    Quote Originally Posted by im4cyclones View Post
    Pollard has to schedule UNI. They are our best attended games. Need the revenue. Low FCS wont bring the gate that UNI does.
    I meant with the awful 2 week breaks in between.


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    Re: Among the major conferences.....

    Quote Originally Posted by im4cyclones View Post
    Pollard has to schedule UNI. They are our best attended games. Need the revenue. Low FCS wont bring the gate that UNI does.
    The way we've sold tickets the last two years, that is no longer true.
    Fans will buy tickets to see us play anybody. We don't need UNI.

    I don't care if we keep scheduling them forever or not, but let's use a legitimate argument.


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