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    Football schedule question

    I went on cyclones.com and looked at our future schedules. It appears that our schedules are formatted to not give us an off-week, just like this year. Yet all other schools in the Big12, I believe have an off-week this year. Now I enjoy having the game to look forward to every week, but doesn't this put us at a disadvantage? I mean, how good would A-Rob be if he has a week to rest and then a week of practice going into one of these games on the schedule? That goes for about everyone. Bumps and bruises need a chance to heal, and the performance will go up. Are the future schedules subject to date changes?


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    Yeah, that really sucks. The Big 12 really looks out for us.....always. Uh...Not.

    I like haveing a game everyweek too....but I understand a break is necessary sometimes. We're just getting screwed.



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    Re: Football schedule question

    The K-State game this year and next has eliminated our bye week.

    Until we go back to playing someone the weekend after Thanksgiving (which we should do as I believe the TV spots exceed the teams playing) we will probably not have a bye week.



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    Re: Football schedule question

    Quote Originally Posted by FDCy83 View Post
    I went on cyclones.com and looked at our future schedules. It appears that our schedules are formatted to not give us an off-week, just like this year. Yet all other schools in the Big12, I believe have an off-week this year. Now I enjoy having the game to look forward to every week, but doesn't this put us at a disadvantage? I mean, how good would A-Rob be if he has a week to rest and then a week of practice going into one of these games on the schedule? That goes for about everyone. Bumps and bruises need a chance to heal, and the performance will go up. Are the future schedules subject to date changes?
    Our bye week is at the end of the season (Nov 28) meaning we get a extra week to prepare for the big 12 championship game



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    Re: Football schedule question

    our bye week is at the end of the schedule to give us time to prepare for the Big XII championship game

    EDIT: you beat me to it!


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    Re: Football schedule question

    I think when we play Texas in Ames, it should always be the week after Thanksgiving.


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    Re: Football schedule question

    Kansas State will not have an off week in the middle of the season because of Farmageddon this year and next.



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    Re: Football schedule question

    Quote Originally Posted by FDCy83 View Post
    I think when we play Texas in Ames, it should always be the week after Thanksgiving.
    A&M might not like that.



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    Re: Football schedule question

    Quote Originally Posted by d4nim4l View Post
    A&M might not like that.
    That, and no way in hell the Big 12 ever schedules the southernmost team to travel to the northernmost team at the end of November. All them good ol' Texas boosters wouldn't put up with that nonsense.



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    Re: Football schedule question

    Quote Originally Posted by BigDISU1 View Post
    Our bye week is at the end of the season (Nov 28) meaning we get a extra week to prepare for the big 12 championship game
    and we will be ready for it when it comes



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    Re: Football schedule question

    I believe ISU didn't want a bye week so we can avoid playing Thanksgiving weekend when it's cold and attendance isn't very good.



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    Re: Football schedule question

    We had a bye-week last year, and still finished the season the weekend before Thanksgiving. The bye was the week between UNLV and Kansas. Maybe the season started a week earlier?



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    Re: Football schedule question

    Quote Originally Posted by clone2011 View Post
    We had a bye-week last year, and still finished the season the weekend before Thanksgiving. The bye was the week between UNLV and Kansas. Maybe the season started a week earlier?
    It did



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    Re: Football schedule question

    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingCY View Post
    Yeah, that really sucks. The Big 12 really looks out for us.....always. Uh...Not.

    I like haveing a game everyweek too....but I understand a break is necessary sometimes. We're just getting screwed.
    Yes it does suck, but this is a good thread for me to voice my annual opinion that there are favored teams in the Big 12 when it comes to scheduling. Nebraska is the perfect example and it gives me pleasure to mention this somewhere in a post every year.

    Nebraska never has and never will play Oklahoma and Texas in the same regular season. At least this has been the case since the formation of the Big 12. I brought this up once on the Nebraska Rivals board and, of course, was severly reprimanded to say the least. I was called an idiot because apparently I was unaware that computers develope schedules, and schedules just fall out the way they fall out.

    I pointed out that computers do not program themselves. They simply do what human beings tell them to do - well at least for the time being. I guess it is possible that humans will lose control some day, but I think for now, it is safe to say that man does still determine the development of football schedules.

    So everytime a Husker fan tells me that the Huskers duck no one and will play any team any time any where, I point out this scheduling "glitch".

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    Re: Football schedule question

    Quote Originally Posted by d4nim4l View Post
    A&M might not like that.
    Maybe they would. They don't want to play Texas any more than we do.


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