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    SI Big 12 Preview

    http://www.si.com/college-football/2...otball-preview

    Predicted to finish 8th with Lazard being the impact freshman.



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    Re: SI Big 12 Preview

    The Jayhawks haven’t managed more than 5.0 yards per game
    I know this is a typo. Nonetheless, lol Kansas.



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    Re: SI Big 12 Preview

    Stopped reading after

    schedule features daunting road trips to Duke,



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    Re: SI Big 12 Preview

    SI seems to have fallen to BR levels over the years.



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    Re: SI Big 12 Preview

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    Stopped reading after

    They did win 10 games last year and played A&M very tough down to the wire.


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    Re: SI Big 12 Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by klamath632 View Post
    Stopped reading after
    Is it a commentary on how good Duke is? Or just how bad KU is?



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    Re: SI Big 12 Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by Stewo View Post
    SI seems to have fallen to BR levels over the years.
    What's everyone's beef with BR



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    Re: SI Big 12 Preview

    I never get caught up into preseason hype and garbage. Push to shove they know nothing more than anyone else just get paid to write about junk. Easiest job ever.


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    Re: SI Big 12 Preview

    I think I would take 4-8 right now.



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    Re: SI Big 12 Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by Bu4ISU View Post
    What's everyone's beef with BR
    Basically anyone can write an article for them. People always gawk at "top 10 whatever lists" and fail to realize that the guy who wrote it works a dayjob and just writes for BR for some extra cash, he's no more informed than I am.



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    Re: SI Big 12 Preview

    Criticism is fair only if you step up with your own predictions. Here are mine as of today.

    BU, K-State, OU (three way tie for first)

    TCU (a lot returning)
    UT (may be too high)
    TT (all hat no cattle)
    OSU (reloading not)

    ISU (better)
    WVU (worse)
    Ku (same)



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    Re: SI Big 12 Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by Messi View Post
    Basically anyone can write an article for them. People always gawk at "top 10 whatever lists" and fail to realize that the guy who wrote it works a dayjob and just writes for BR for some extra cash, he's no more informed than I am.
    True, although they just might be equally informed to most sportswriters.


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    True, although they just might be equally informed to most sportswriters.
    BR does have some good writers (Adam Kramer being one of my favorites of any site) but they also have guys doing "Top 10 hottest athletes wives lists". Not exactly hard hitting journalism.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Messi View Post
    BR does have some good writers (Adam Kramer being one of my favorites of any site) but they also have guys doing "Top 10 hottest athletes wives lists". Not exactly hard hitting journalism.
    I agree 100%. I just like to point out that sportswriters tend not to know much about sports, and write the same lazy articles and "insights" over and over. I might be a little jealous that they manage to get paid for nothing that way.


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    Re: SI Big 12 Preview

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    They did win 10 games last year and played A&M very tough down to the wire.
    Stop it with your reasoning and logic.



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