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Old 08-26-2017, 07:15 AM   #1
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2017 season nears.

Reason #656 I love football: day games during the middle of the week allow me to watch overseas in the evening.
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Old 09-24-2017, 07:24 PM   #2
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Football!
After two weeks of storm cancellations, got to watch UCF pummel UMD.
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Old 09-29-2017, 07:51 AM   #3
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Old 10-14-2017, 12:55 AM   #4
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So we've had a pair of massive losses already - time to test the wonderful ranking system though. 3-3 Syracuse just took down #2 6-0 Clemson. Who wants to guess where Clemson gets ranked next? How much forgiveness do they get??
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Old 10-15-2017, 07:40 PM   #5
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Aaaand there you have it. Lose to an unranked team and that team doesn't even get a vote... Clemson doesn't even drop out of the top 10.

Meanwhile, a flurry of 0 and 1 loss teams behind them will likely never get the chance at a national title.
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Old 10-16-2017, 02:12 PM   #7
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It's looking pretty good for the Big 12 to take the PAC 12s spot in the Playoff this year.

Meanwhile my team is off to its worst start in over 50 years at 1-6.
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Old 10-29-2017, 03:11 PM   #8
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NCAA Basketball score, top offense in the country.

Still plenty of season left, but excited for a system that might allow for UCF to play.
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Old 11-01-2017, 07:40 AM   #9
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Can anyone explain why LSU is the perennial forgiveness team? It seems to me that despite whether or not they're ranked, when a good team loses to LSU, they're forgiven.

Case in point, two-loss #14 Auburn lost to an unranked LSU, who possesses embarrassing losses to Mississippi State and Troy. They could barely beat Florida, who looks awful, and otherwise only possess one victory of convincing fashion against a "notable" Ole Miss team.
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excited for a system that might allow for UCF to play.

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Old 11-08-2017, 11:54 AM   #11
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GUYS I need somewhere to vent holy crap fuck this bullshit system.

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Top 10 in almost every advanced statistic. Top 5 in a handful. Flawless record. Produced 2-3x the opponent score for petty competition. Only two games have been under that mark, and only had a margin of victory under 10 once.

Yet, they're the barrier between the 3 loss and 2 loss teams. When will the NCAA come out and just admit that their "Power 5" model is based around tv ratings and what sells. This is total bullshit... ton win at SMU and watch all those other teams lose and fail to move from fucking #18.
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That makes zero sense. I mean hell, we have a loss (and a horrible one at that) and are ranked above them.
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I'm fine with whatever damn argument anyone wants to put up about SOS. I'm cool with 1 loss teams being ahead if they lost to a good football team. I know UCF hasn't played anyone of note outside of their stronger conference opponents.

Advanced stats might say 2 or 5 or 7 or whatever. I'm fine if they're not given that number.

I'm not cool with a handful of teams earning their second loss and failing to fall behind an undefeated team that has done nothing but master their opponents.

This system is worse than the BCS if it's like this. It's very clear: group of five teams are not welcome in the college football playoffs. Not even close.
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Yeah they're not gonna let any G5 into the playoff. The best you can hope for is the G5 spot in a NY6 bowl. TCU and Utah won the P5 lottery and the gap between P5 and G5 continues to widen. Sucks for fans of G5 schools (like me) but it is what it is.
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There are a ton of great top 25 games today

Notre Dame-Miami
Georgia-Auburn
Michigan St-Ohio St
TCU-Oklahoma
Ok St-Iowa St
Iowa-Wisconsin
Bama-Miss St

Should be a fun day of college football.
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Yeah they're not gonna let any G5 into the playoff. The best you can hope for is the G5 spot in a NY6 bowl. TCU and Utah won the P5 lottery and the gap between P5 and G5 continues to widen. Sucks for fans of G5 schools (like me) but it is what it is.


Well, it's still realistically possible in a two season format. Houston had a great ranking last year, was it? To start the season. If they won out, given their schedule, it was conceivable.

That's sort of the UCF pipe dream I have right now. Make it to their NY6, win, retain Frost/Milton/Killins, and start next season with a mid rank and play some solid ranked SEC or ACC opponents in addition to Memphis and South Florida continuing their solid performances... and be a 0 or 1 loss team. Probably 0.

It's sad that that's the extent a team would have to go to of "ifs" to just be considered. Wasn't TCU evidence enough that there's a big falsehood surrounding non power teams' ability to play against power teams?
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OOOOOOF omg heart attacks galore UCF over USF 49-42 in a roller coaster final fourth quarter.

There we have it. Perfect during the regular season. Now for the AAC conference championship!
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The end of that game was quite entertaining.
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Wow. The committee had the nerve to put Stanford and Washington above UCF today. This system is fucked. UCF took down a ranked 9-1 team (but everyone look it was a power 5 ranked 9-1 team!!).
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I hope TCU beats Oklahoma on Saturday just so it screws the Big XII out of a Playoff spot by having a Conference Championship game this year.
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