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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. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Not being a grump, Dools, being a realist.
    If Fla. beats OSU, Fla. is No. 1 in the AP poll ... maybe even unanimously.
    You can be as imaginative or creative as you want with your hypotheticals, but Boise being higher than 5 or 6 just isn't happening.

    As for the Pope's contention that AP voters would like to create controversy...No they don't.
    They want to conform. They want OSU to win so it's all nice and easy and they don't have to think about No. 1, but they still will vote for Fla. if Fla. wins.
  2. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    There's a better chance I'll be elected Pope Shecky I in a few years than there is Boise State will come within two touchdowns of Oklahoma, let alone beat them by 50 fucking points.

    However, should the planets align just right and the Smurfturfers omehow manage to annihilate OU and the other results occur as previously posted, any AP voter jumping Boise to No. 1 should no longer be allowed to vote because they're trying to create a story instead of report on it.
  3. DrRosenpenis

    DrRosenpenis Member

    Imagination doesn't upset me. Stupidity does.
  4. PopeDirkBenedict

    PopeDirkBenedict Active Member

    Then explain the USC/LSU vote in 2003. If they wanted it easy, they would have made LSU the AP champion.
  5. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Self-loathing doesn't become you.
  6. CarlSpackler

    CarlSpackler Active Member

    I posted about this on another thread a few weeks ago. If there is only one undefeated team in the country, they should be considered the champion. No one has beaten them. What proof do you have that they are not the best? Any argument that they are not is purely theoretical. Sure, Boise State would be killed by Ohio State, but give them the chance to have that happen. As is, there is no on-the-field proof. This is why a playoff is needed, so silly discussions like this go away. It is absurd that such a debate is necessary. The BCS allows for ridiculous trains of thought like a Boise State national champ to run unchecked.
  7. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    The BCS is ice skating -- scoring on opinion, beauty in the eye of the beholder -- until the end, when it becomes the Stanley Cup final of ice hockey: play a game to decide the champion. If you don't get past the judges, you can't play for the championship.
  8. Rufino

    Rufino Active Member

    USC was already number one in the AP poll going into the 2003 postseason. Casting your vote for the team you already had number one after they win their bowl game is not creating controversy, it's just sticking with your beliefs. The scenario described here would be an intentional effort to create a story, making reporters who voted that way look like buffoons in the process. No chance at all of it occurring.
  9. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    USC would have swept the polls had it not been for a rule that forced the coaches for vote for the winner of the BCS title game. Otherwise USC -- ranked No. 1 by both the coaches and the media going into the bowls -- gets the sweep.
  10. FileNotFound

    FileNotFound Well-Known Member

    What if Florida wins by forfeit? :)
  11. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Oh, I don't think that Florida will win unanimously.
    Am sure there are a few voters out there that, disillusioned with the whole process, will find away to justify USC/Michigan/Louisville/LSU/Boise State as a No. 1
  12. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    If Boise State gets the AP championship:

    Boise State would have to hang half a hundred on OU.

    Ohio State and Florida would have to play to a 3-0 septuple-overtime game with 13 combined turnovers.

    USC would have to beat Michigan in a 7-3 quintuple-overtime game with 11 combined turnovers.

    Arkansas would have to beat Wisconsin.

    Notre Dame would have to beat LSU.

    Wake Forest would have to beat Louisville.

    The temperature in hell would have to drop to 32ºF (0ºC).
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