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    Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    Do you root for teams from the Big 12 conference early in the year or against them? Conference strength vs positioning for a bowl game.



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    Re: Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    Do you root for teams from the Big 12 conference early in the year or against them? Conference strength vs positioning for a bowl game.

    For the most part yes, except for Nebby and Mizzou. I want both of them to lose every game.



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    Re: Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    I kind of enjoy Texas Tech, since they ran it up on Nebraska and put down Texas in that big showdown.
    Other than that, I really can't think of any Big 12 teams I cheer for at all. I just don't like our conference or the teams in it, so I don't feel bound to cheer for any of them.


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    Re: Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    I route for the big 12 (also with the exception of Nebraska) but i don't want to see total dominance if it's a team we will play.



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    Re: Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    I do not cheer for Big 12 teams, and I don't feel bad about it. Don't buy the whole "perception" aspect because it is proved meaningless time and time again, unless you are in the top 10.

    ...as far as I'm concerned, they are all the enemy.



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    Re: Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    I always root for Big 12 teams in out of conference games. Except Nebbie and Cu... I dislike them a lot



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    Re: Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    Against. Always. Great point...fs KSU beats UCLA today they will use it to build on recruiting, fans, money, etc. . All bad for ISU.



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    Re: Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    Well, I'm currently watching K-State and hoping they lose... so...

    Generally speaking, I usually hope the underdog will win. Usually nice to see bad teams hang with the big boys.



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    Re: Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    I'm cheering for UCLA. I don't really have criteria as to why I'm doing it, but I turn on a game and naturally there's a team I want to have win. And it's not K-State.



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    Re: Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    I usually root for other Big 12 teams. The only Big 12 teams I will cheer against are Nebraska and Mizzou. Unless, mizzou is playing a Big 10 team (like today) I will cheer for them. I hate the Big 10 more than those teams. And if Nebraska is playing a Big 10 team, I hope for a meteorite to land on the 50.


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    Re: Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    As has already been posted, I'm rooting for UCLA against KSt. Not a fan of Bill Snyder. Other than that, for the most part, I'll cheer for the Big XII.



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    Re: Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    I would rather Missouri and Colorado be bowl eligible at the end of the season.
    They will be less scrappy to get to 6 wins and will likely be easier to beat.

    I would like Kansas State to loose, just so their new QB does not have confidence when we play them in two weeks.

    Nebraska, hopefully they loose every day of the week.
    Unfortunately they never schedule anyone half way descent and buy$$$ four wins to start the season, but that is what you do when you have no balls.



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    Re: Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    I always root for the Big 12 team all the time in every sport.

    What can I say, I love the Big 12.



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    Re: Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    I'll root for anyone but Nebraska. Would never cheer for the Cornhuskers under any circumstances. Like to see upsets though so usually root against the top ranked teams.



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    Re: Rooting for or against Conference Opponents.

    Against. The more demoralized they get before they play us, the better. I will cheer for the conference in bowl games, though.



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