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Old 09-11-2019, 08:33 PM
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My Nebraska Cornhuskers take on the CU Buffaloes in Boulder tomorrow...
That was a tough one to watch, Ken. Guess we'll have to wait to get 'em back in 2023, unless we meet them in the Rose Bowl before then. While I secretly had hope that Frost's UCF lighting would strike twice, I get that this is a different type of rebuild (e.g., different conference, recruiting geography, etc.). I just hope he has the Big Red Machine humming along by the time we line up against Oklahoma again in 2021!

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OSU's schedule is far better than the SEC teams playing REAL cupcakes......
By "better" you must mean easier.

The toughest (i.e. SEC) schedules include 2-3 real cupcakes, sprinkled with Top 10 teams. For example, Auburn this season plays Oregon, Texas A&M, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Alabama, and home games against Kent and Samford. Not much middle ground.
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That was a tough one to watch, Ken. Guess we'll have to wait to get 'em back in 2023, unless we meet them in the Rose Bowl before then. While I secretly had hope that Frost's UCF lighting would strike twice, I get that this is a different type of rebuild (e.g., different conference, recruiting geography, etc.). I just hope he has the Big Red Machine humming along by the time we line up against Oklahoma again in 2021!

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Yes, it was a tough one. Especially for me here behind enemy lines!

Gotta hand it to the Buffs, though, they got better as the game went on.

I loved the "sea of red" in that stadium, though. Best fans in college football!

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Old 09-12-2019, 11:50 AM
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By "better" you must mean easier.

The toughest (i.e. SEC) schedules include 2-3 real cupcakes, sprinkled with Top 10 teams. For example, Auburn this season plays Oregon, Texas A&M, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Alabama, and home games against Kent and Samford. Not much middle ground.
Alabama non conference games: Duke, New Mexico State, South Miss West Carolina

Ohio State non conference games: Florida Atlantic, Cincinnati, Miami Ohio

Alabama plays one more out-of-conference game, and 4 definite cupcakes, OSU, 2 cupcakes....
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Old 09-14-2019, 11:17 AM
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Alabama non conference games: Duke, New Mexico State, South Miss West Carolina

Ohio State non conference games: Florida Atlantic, Cincinnati, Miami Ohio

Alabama plays one more out-of-conference game, and 4 definite cupcakes, OSU, 2 cupcakes....
https://www.teamrankings.com/college...ength-by-other

Here are the current "Strength of Schedule" rankings. You're correct as to 'Bama, compared to many other SEC teams - Ranked #30, whereas 4 of the top 7 are also from SEC West. OSU is #51.

Syracuse is a huge underdog (who isn't?) against Clemson today, but you never know. I'd love to see the status quo get shuffled - that would do it.
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Old 09-14-2019, 05:52 PM
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I don't think Syracuse can pull that off. Go Tigers!

Right now, BYU is leading USC with 5:00 to go.

Oh well, USC just tied it.

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PSU won a tight game against Pitt. Thankfully, our defense showed up b/c the offense was ineffective. Next up: a Friday night game w/ Maryland.
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Wildcats blow away UNLV. Gotta take care of non-Conference teams if we want to get into a serious bowl.
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How about Kansas beating BC, in Boston - dominating, after being down 10-0. First win against a "Power 5" opponent, since 2008. I'm a Jayhawk alum. This is a massive win, for our program. One of the biggest upsets in the past couple of season, me thinks...

(Note K-State also won, on the road, at Miss State - I think their first win on the road, versus an SEC team).

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Old 09-15-2019, 05:22 PM
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Who's playing next week... anybody know? I haven't looked yet.
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Old 09-15-2019, 06:07 PM
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Alabama non conference games: Duke, New Mexico State, South Miss West Carolina

Ohio State non conference games: Florida Atlantic, Cincinnati, Miami Ohio

Alabama plays one more out-of-conference game, and 4 definite cupcakes, OSU, 2 cupcakes....
Don't forget the in-conference cupcake from the state up north that the Bucks play on 11/30.

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Buckeyes handed it to Indiana,as they should have. I'm happy to see coach Day is taking it slow bringing his new QB Fields up to speed. Fields is missing a few too many run opportunities,which I believe he will overcome with experience. He's definitely got the skill set to be a great run/pass QB.
Looking forward to another great year, ending with another trouncing of TTUN.
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Old 09-16-2019, 10:32 PM
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No movement in the top 9 teams in both the AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll rankings. Clemson is running away with the #1 votes.
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Old 09-17-2019, 06:52 AM
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Old 10-05-2019, 06:57 PM
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Notre Dame rolling today 52-0. Let's go Ohio State!
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