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    The Case for Utah

    Why should Utah be considered for the BCS title game? A few reasons. The Mountain West Conference is as good a conference as any BCS Conference and is certainly better than the PAC-10 (6-1 record) and probably the Big 10, ACC, and Big East. Overall the MWC is 9-4 against BCS Conference teams, 4-2 on the road. Utah also beat potential PAC-10 conference champ Oregon St. So if any BCS team with 1 loss is in the picture, undefeated Utah should be too...

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    Wyoming (4-8) 13 - Tennessee (4-7) 7
    Arizona (6-5) 28 - New Mexico (4-8) 36
    Texas A&M (4-7) 28 - New Mexico (4-8) 22
    UNLV (5-7) 23 - Arizona St. (4-6) 20
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    Colorado St. (6-6) 7 - California (7-4) 42
    BYU (10-2) 28 - Washington (0-11) 27
    UCLA (4-6) 0 - BYU (10-2) 59
    Stanford (5-7) 14 - TCU (10-2) 31
    TCU (10-2) 10 Oklahoma (10-1) 35
    Utah (12-0) 25 - Michigan (3-9) 23
    Oregon St. (8-3) 28 - Utah (12-0) 31



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    Re: The Case for Utah

    I would love to see Utah get a shot, but it just won't happen unfortunately.



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    Re: The Case for Utah

    Remember how badly OSU got beat 2 years ago by Florida? And last year by LSU?

    Those OSU teams would absolutely drill Utah. Utah would get destroyed, and we would be stuck with yet another lame NC game.



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    Re: The Case for Utah

    Quote Originally Posted by shadow View Post
    Why should Utah be considered for the BCS title game? A few reasons. The Mountain West Conference is as good a conference as any BCS Conference and is certainly better than the PAC-10 (6-1 record) and probably the Big 10, ACC, and Big East. Overall the MWC is 9-4 against BCS Conference teams, 4-2 on the road. Utah also beat potential PAC-10 conference champ Oregon St. So if any BCS team with 1 loss is in the picture, undefeated Utah should be too...

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    Wyoming (4-8) 13 - Tennessee (4-7) 7
    Arizona (6-5) 28 - New Mexico (4-8) 36
    Texas A&M (4-7) 28 - New Mexico (4-8) 22
    UNLV (5-7) 23 - Arizona St. (4-6) 20
    Iowa St. (2-10) 31 - UNLV (5-7) 34
    Colorado St. (6-6) 14 - Colorado (5-6) 38
    Colorado St. (6-6) 7 - California (7-4) 42
    BYU (10-2) 28 - Washington (0-11) 27
    UCLA (4-6) 0 - BYU (10-2) 59
    Stanford (5-7) 14 - TCU (10-2) 31
    TCU (10-2) 10 Oklahoma (10-1) 35
    Utah (12-0) 25 - Michigan (3-9) 23
    Oregon St. (8-3) 28 - Utah (12-0) 31
    Although Utah probably deserves better, the MWC cannot be compared to the SEC and Big 12.



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    Re: The Case for Utah

    I'm thinking the food and beverage influence in the host city would like to sell some alcohol to fans...



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    Re: The Case for Utah

    I don't think Utah would get destroyed, but I'm also not arguing they are one of the 2 best teams in the country. I do hope they win their BCS game and finish in the top 4.



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    Re: The Case for Utah

    Utah is a pretty good bball school.


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    Re: The Case for Utah

    Need a playoff system. That way they'd have a shot.

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    Re: The Case for Utah

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    Remember how badly OSU got beat 2 years ago by Florida? And last year by LSU?

    Those OSU teams would absolutely drill Utah. Utah would get destroyed, and we would be stuck with yet another lame NC game.
    Really? I'd like to know why you are absolutely sure Utah would stand no chance instead of us just straight up believing a straight up assertion...


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    Re: The Case for Utah

    Is there any other league or sport that looks at almost half of the teams and says, no matter how good you are or how well you play, you are not allowed a chance at a championship...



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    Re: The Case for Utah

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Really? I'd like to know why you are absolutely sure Utah would stand no chance instead of us just straight up believing a straight up assertion...
    I suppose you and I can believe whatever we want, because we'll never get the chance to see it happen.

    Hawaii looked pretty good last year before their bowl game, too.....



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    Re: The Case for Utah

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    I suppose you and I can believe whatever we want, because we'll never get the chance to see it happen.

    Hawaii looked pretty good last year before their bowl game, too.....
    Boise St looked really good the year before that, and so did Utah 2 or 3 years previously...


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    Re: The Case for Utah

    I think Hawaii just ran into a really bad matchup... They could have done better against some of the other BCS teams...



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    Re: The Case for Utah

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    I suppose you and I can believe whatever we want, because we'll never get the chance to see it happen.

    Hawaii looked pretty good last year before their bowl game, too.....
    Hawaii played absolutely no one if I remember right. Utah played Oregon St. and BYU, who is decent. Looking at their schedule again, I think they would probably get beat pretty bad by the top few teams: Florida, OU, Texas (not so sure about Bama), but could be competitive with the next level.



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    Re: The Case for Utah

    2008 Utah >>>> 2007 Hawai'i.

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