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Cincydawg

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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #30 on: December 16, 2018, 03:42:28 PM »
Dooley has done OK as OC at Mizzou, by appearances anyway.  Having Locke might have helped.

Hah.

I think Mizzou is a bit underrated.  

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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #31 on: December 16, 2018, 08:44:30 PM »
According to the B10 board, Mizzou is only ranked because they're an SEC team.
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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #32 on: December 17, 2018, 08:18:35 AM »
When did the Big Ten Board reach that unanimous consensus? 
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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #33 on: December 17, 2018, 10:04:58 AM »
It is often considered than any 8-4 SEC team who gets ranked is only there because of the SEC halo.

I find it interesting that sportswriter from around the country are so influenced, but some think they are.  Coaches as well.

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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #34 on: December 17, 2018, 02:37:39 PM »
What about the smurf-turf at Boise St?
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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #35 on: December 17, 2018, 05:37:52 PM »
What about the smurf-turf at Boise St?
I would grandfather that one in, it's heinous to be sure, but it's been there a while.
But when replaced, it shall be green, unless it is in Kentucky.

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« Reply #36 on: December 17, 2018, 05:46:37 PM »
I would grandfather that one in, it's heinous to be sure, but it's been there a while.
But when replaced, it shall be green, unless it is in Kentucky.
Same.  I don't like it, but at least it's original.  The copycat ones are just awful, and they are popping up increasingly in high school fields.

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« Reply #37 on: December 17, 2018, 06:49:28 PM »
What about the smurf-turf at Boise St?
I'd change it to green, just because it was original and has been that way a couple decades doesn't make it right
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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #38 on: December 17, 2018, 07:44:25 PM »
Of course it's not right, but as noted, it was original, a kind of a thing, and I rarely see it.  They should hire Les Miles to coach up there.

Idaho is a beautiful state.  It's not well known, but the territory was originally settled by a lady of ill repute (not counting the natives who were there long before of course).  She was the first permanent "white" settler, but had little business.

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« Reply #39 on: December 17, 2018, 08:11:44 PM »
The people that sell field turf no doubt like the trend. 
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« Reply #40 on: December 18, 2018, 12:57:36 PM »
I do like the alternating light/dark green stripes every 5 yards.  
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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #41 on: December 18, 2018, 02:06:10 PM »
Bobcats-Aztecs tonight

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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #42 on: December 18, 2018, 02:16:08 PM »
Bobcats-Aztecs tonight


Off by a day.  Have a matchup of conference chamos tonight.

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« Reply #43 on: December 18, 2018, 02:55:36 PM »
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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #44 on: December 18, 2018, 03:47:19 PM »
I would grandfather that one in, it's heinous to be sure, but it's been there a while
That grandfather was one cranky,belligerent old battle axe
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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #45 on: December 18, 2018, 09:38:17 PM »
UAB QB looks good.

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« Reply #46 on: December 19, 2018, 08:30:43 AM »
The Mac's donkey ears popped up last night. Scorched b the Blazers.
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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #47 on: December 19, 2018, 09:23:40 AM »
A UAB WR has some crazy numbers last night, Xavier somebody.  The QB was laying it right in there on go patterns.

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« Reply #48 on: December 19, 2018, 09:24:28 AM »
7 receptions for 227 yards and 3 TDs.

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« Reply #49 on: December 19, 2018, 10:12:25 AM »
Bobcats-Aztecs tonight


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« Reply #50 on: December 19, 2018, 10:26:21 AM »
Just realized we've only had 2 days of bowl games, and all 4 mid-major champs who didn't get the NY6 auto-bid have already played.

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« Reply #51 on: December 19, 2018, 10:28:32 AM »
UAB looked pretty good to me, which is remarkable considering their recent hiatus from football.  That was their fist bowl win - ever.

How long will that coach stay put?

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« Reply #52 on: December 19, 2018, 10:31:32 AM »
Just realized we've only had 2 days of bowl games, and all 4 mid-major champs who didn't get the NY6 auto-bid have already played.
they all did pretty good, too, except the one where 2 were matched up.
what uab and clark have done is kinda amazing. for uab sake i hope he sticks around for a while (looks like he is), but if i'm a big time school looking for a coach, he's on my short list of initial contacts for sure.

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« Reply #53 on: December 19, 2018, 10:38:13 AM »
Bama should totally take a flier on him.
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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #54 on: December 19, 2018, 10:43:27 AM »
Thinking about CUSA, I had totally lost track of FAU.  5-7 and home for the holidays is not exactly what anyone expected this year.  Thought they had a chance to challenge for a NY6 bid.

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« Reply #55 on: December 19, 2018, 10:51:56 AM »
tons of people had them with an outside shot to upset ou early in season. the lane train quickly derailed on that one.

looking back on it, it's not a bad schedule for a g5 team. @ ou, @ ucf, @ mtsu, @ marshall, @ fiu, @ north texas. all those are pretty good teams, and a couple are great.

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« Reply #56 on: December 19, 2018, 11:34:27 AM »
maybe next year with a better defense?

Florida Atlantic University head football coach Lane Kiffin has appointed Glenn Spencer as defensive coordinator of the FAU Owls. Spencer most recently held the same position with the Charlotte 49ers.

In one season at Charlotte, Spencer revitalized the defensive unit. The 49ers were ranked 11th in the county with 88.5 rushing yards per game. Additionally, the 49ers ranked third in C-USA and 14th in the FBS in total defense allowing just 306.6 total yards of offense.

Prior to Charlotte, Spencer spent 10 years at Oklahoma State University as defensive coordinator, defensive line coach and linebackers coach.
During his 10 years at OSU, Spencer was the Cowboys' defensive coordinator for five seasons. The Cowboys amassed a 96-34 record over those 10 years and won both the 2011 and 2012 Fiesta Bowl games. OSU made additional trips to New Year's Six bowl games – the Sugar Bowl in 2016 and 2015, as well as the Cotton Bowl in 2014, 2013, 2010 and 2009. The Cowboys enjoyed 10-win seasons in six of Spencer's last seven years and won six of their last eight bowl games.
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« Reply #57 on: December 19, 2018, 08:06:27 PM »
Bobcats-Aztecs tonight



Working in San Diego this week, going down to the Gaslamp district to check out the local happy hour support for this one.

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« Reply #58 on: December 19, 2018, 08:14:42 PM »
Working in San Diego this week, going down to the Gaslamp district to check out the local happy hour support for this one.
You are a lucky bastage. Too bad @PiratesRoost  is no longer posting here. He'd probably buy you all the drinks you want, assuming he still lives down there.
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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #59 on: December 19, 2018, 08:38:43 PM »
NC A&T beat Alcorn St in the Celebration Bowl. 
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1979, 81, 82, 84, 87, 94, 98
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