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    Crazy college football Saturday

    VT gets routed by Miami in Blacksburg.
    UCLA gets pounded by Arizona 52-14.
    Florida State loses at home to NC State.
    Florida needs 2OTs to hold off Vandy who hasn't won in the Swamp since 1945.
    Penn State pounds Wisco and is one win away (against MSU who lost to Purdue today) from a Big 10 title.
    Texas and USC win by 4.8 million points.
    And in local news OSU won and Troy Smith almost passed for 300 yards.


    Say it with me now Buckeye fans: Go Green, Go White :

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    Vandy has a QB that will play a LONG time on Sundays..I don't give a flip if it's Vandy...great game and I'm glad I can breath again
    Go Gators!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KronoRed
    Vandy has a QB that will play a LONG time on Sundays..I don't give a flip if it's Vandy...great game and I'm glad I can breath again
    Krono: I'll have you know that once the Gators went up 14 with four minutes remaining, I turned it off and started doing some yard work. Good thing, too....'cause I dunno if my heart could have taken it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blimpie
    Krono: I'll have you know that once the Gators went up 14 with four minutes remaining, I turned it off and started doing some yard work. Good thing, too....'cause I dunno if my heart could have taken it.
    It was you! you are not allowed to turn games off till the end!!!
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    I don't think Texas is overrated. That being said when they play USC it will have been about 5 months since they had a real test and a big game. USC had the ND game and I still think UCLA will give them some sort of a fight (at least better than the Sooners gave Texas). I think it will be a situation where Texas is a better team and if they can avoid giving up big plays and making turnovers early they will win. Thats why Oklahoma lost last year.

    Also I don't think that USC and Texas are the two best teams in the nation. However they have earned the right by getting the breaks at the right time to play for the national title (assuming they win out of course). I think OSU and Miami could beat both of those teams if they played them now. If Georgia has Shockley I think they can beat them too.

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    OSU has already lost to Texas at home and at Penn State, what makes you think they can beat a better team in USC? The lack of respect USC gets in amazing.

    Georgia beat Arkansas by 3 points, a team that USC beat 70-17. They don't have the offense to hang with USC. No one does, imo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KronoRed
    It was you! you are not allowed to turn games off till the end!!!
    I learned my lesson. This is NOT your father's Vanderbilt team. Not that this is a sign of the apocalypse or anything, but Vandy is a (gulp) 12 point favorite against UK this weekend.

    Jay Cutler = Best QB in SEC
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    Re: Crazy college football Saturday

    The scary thing? Penn State is supposed to be a year away.

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    We'll see with Penn State. They will be good next year, but losing key seniors is always a difficult thing. I forget the name of the QB that's stepping in next year but he was very highly recruited. He's the guy that had commited to Pitt and then switched on signing day two years ago. Still when you switch your QB from a senior that is a team leader to a new guy it will usually cost your team one or maybe two losses.

    The team that really has to be thinking what if is Miami. They completely outplayed FSU in the first game of the season and still found a way to lose. Wow did they look impressive tonight. I really thought VT was the best team in the nation and they looked like a high school team against the Hurricanes. The what if train seems a little longer this year with Penn State (last second against Michgan), Georgia (Shockley getting hurt), Notre Dame (the Bush Push and MSU meltdown), Ohio State (tough breaks against Texas and PSU), Miami (what I said above) and at the next stop Alabama (schedule way to hard to finish the season).

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    Quote Originally Posted by smith288
    The scary thing? Penn State is supposed to be a year away.
    They lose their entire defensive secondary to graduation this year. Not sure who else is graduating, but I thought they mentioned during the game yesterday that it was something like 9-10 starters.
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    The worst thing about all this? All these undefeated teams losing bails the BCS out for yet another year.

    And we're now all but guaranteed a lopsided blowout of a national title game when another very overrated team from the Big 12 (an absolute joke of a conference this year) gets flattened.

    I love college football, but I just can't make myself care about the system the way it currently exists.
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    Just got back from the VT/Miami game. I think it was a total shock to alot of fans. Everybody was stunned at the game. Tech couldnt even get a third down until the 4th quarter when they finally scored. Way to many fumbles and little things by the Hokies and they definatly needed an A+ game for a win. The refs looked terrible from the stands on a couple of calls. Miami definatly deserves the #3 spot now. There fans travel really well.

    All is quiet in Blacksburg tonight.

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    I have to admit that Troy Smith has impressed me at QB these last few games. My raggin' on him earlier must have worked.

    He is 1st in the conference with a QB rating off 165.12 (4th in the nation), and his passing efficiency (165.12) also leads the division. But is 11th in passing yardage (1265). Northwestern's QB Basanez (whom we face this next week) leads the conference with 2507.

    OSU and NW are about even in rushing yards per game (180+). But NW leads the division in PYPG with 319, while OSU is 8th (219).

    But I look at NW's schedule and go "ho-hum". They play us at home, and I want to see how they do against our "D".
    "panic" only comes from having real expectations

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    Re: Crazy college football Saturday

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    Re: Crazy college football Saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by Az Red
    Bear Down Arizona
    Let's cheer for Arizona
    Let's lift our voices high
    Let's cheer for Arizona
    The Bear Down battle cry
    Let's cheer our team to victory
    Let's cheer our team to fame
    Let's cheer for Arizona
    For spirit wins the game!

    Bear Down Arizona
    Bear Down Red and Blue
    Bear Down Arizona
    Hit 'em hard.
    Let 'em know who's who
    Bear Down Arizona
    Bear Down Red and Blue
    Go! Go! Wildcats go!
    Arizona Bear Down

    Sing on brother!

    Bear Down Arizona
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    Let's lift our voices high
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    Let's cheer our team to victory
    Let's cheer our team to fame
    Let's cheer for Arizona
    For spirit wins the game!

    Bear Down Arizona
    Bear Down Red and Blue
    Bear Down Arizona
    Hit 'em hard.
    Let 'em know who's who
    Bear Down Arizona
    Bear Down Red and Blue
    Go! Go! Wildcats go!
    Arizona Bear Down



    I'm still hoarse from the game last night. Probably the most fun Wildcats game I've been to in 10 years.


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