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A scenario where Boise State could be voted the AP champion

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by dooley_womack1, Dec 9, 2006.

  1. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    I discussed this with a good friend on here. He didn't say if it was possible, but that he'd love to see it. I thinking along the lines of only three games mattering in the reverie.

    Let's say that leading up to the BCS title game, USC defeats Michigan and Boise State kicks the living crap out of Oklahoma -- 49-0 or 56-9, let's say. Then in the title game, Florida edges Ohio State by, let's say, 19-14 or 23-17, in a ragged game with lots of mistakes.

    Michigan and USC can't win it; they'd have two losses each. Ohio State can't win it; they would have lost the game that mattered. Then it comes down to one-loss Florida and undefeated Boise, assuming that Louisville doesn't have enough cred yet, even with only one loss. Might there be enough pollsters convinced by the Boise effort I described (over a team many people considered a one-loss team and that was perhaps the hottest in the country down the stretch) to believe that Boise State's undefeated season was legitimate, after all, and give it the title over once-beaten Florida?

    I don't know if I believe it could happen, but the possibility intrigues.
  2. Chuck~Taylor

    Chuck~Taylor Active Member

    I would love to see what Urban Whiner would say about that.
  3. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    BTW, I saw Obama on a Leno repeat late last night. He seems like he's pretty sharp and can win some people over.
  4. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    I think a split national championship is more likely.

    A) Florida defeats Ohio State
    B) Michigan beats down Southern Cal

    Florida wins the BCS championship. AP voters switch again, knowing that Florida already has a championship, and declare Michigan No. 1.
  5. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    My mother LOVES, I mean LOVES, Obama.
  6. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Active Member

    Just as there were anti-OSU/Michigan rematch votes in the Harris and USA Today polls, I think there would be anti-BCS, pro-chaos votes by some AP voters if dooley's scenario plays out ...
  7. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Obama has a better chance of winning the national title than Boise.
  8. Jesus_Muscatel

    Jesus_Muscatel Active Member

    What JD said.

    Plus, it could help the prospects of someday, someday, having a playoff.

    Hell, I'd settle for four teams. Keep the bowls. One extra game.
  9. Chuck~Taylor

    Chuck~Taylor Active Member

    Obama can throw a football over dem' mountains.
  10. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    I'll be a ballerina and fuck another ballerina before Boise passes a Florida team that beats Ohio State, even if they do it by stabbing everyone in the face.
  11. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    And that'd be different, how?
  12. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    "Ballerina Girl" by Lionel Richie should get more airplay.
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