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NCAA Week 9 College Football: Bill Snyder's Messy Diaper

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Chef2, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    Nice selection of games this weekend.

    Miss St. @ Alabama; 830, ESPN2: Blitz has this game circled.

    Florida v. Georgia; 330, CBS (They should go back to calling this game, "The World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party).......most attendees to see a game in Jacksonville all year long.

    Texas Tech @ Kansas State; 330, FOX (Guns up, bitches)

    Colorado @ Oregon; 300, P12N (see GT V. Cumberland)

    Notre Dame @ Oklahoma; 800, Uncle Burnt/Herbie calling the Catholics and the Cowboys. Eureka.
  2. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I'm not going to even come close to calling it the best rivalry, but the Cocktail Party game is the best college football atmosphere I've ever seen.
  3. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Damnit Chef, that's twice this season. Versatile starts the FBC threads, no questions asked.
  4. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    At least this time, he used a college football coach in the subject.
  5. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    As if Southern Miss being 0-7 wasn't bad enough, the mother of starting quarterback Anthony Alford was arrested during the game on Saturday:


    I know it's hard to sit there and listen to people berate your kid, but Alford's mother has a history of this sort of stuff. She was escorted from a baseball playoff game last spring for COMING ONTO THE FIELD to argue with the umpire after Anthony was ejected for arguing balls and strikes.

    I dealt with Anthony a bit when he was in high school, and he's a good kid by all accounts. But his mother has a little bit of the Ann Iverson/Gloria James entitlement craziness to her.
  6. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    The most perplexing game this weekend is Mississippi at Arkansas (well, in Little Rock). Mississippi unquestionably has been the better team this year, but Arkansas seems to be heading in the right direction and certainly has a more talented roster. Arkansas is favored by five.
  7. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    I anticipate an Alabama-Michigan level letdown for viewers of the Notre Dame-Oklahoma game. Biggest game Notre Dame has played since probably Florida State in 2002, and Brian Kelly, in three years, has been unable to develop a passable starting quarterback to run the offense. It catches up to him on Saturday. Big-time.

    EDIT: To correct Notre Dame's opponent.
  8. Pilot

    Pilot Active Member

    I really think OU is going to beat the shit out of Notre Dame.

    And, Tech absolutely could beat K-State. Doege threw three INT, all incredibly costly, a year ago against K-State. One was a pick 6 and two were in the fourth quarter. He also threw three when the Red Raiders got their shit pushed in by OU a couple weeks ago. He's obviously capable, though. K-State's considerably better than it was a year ago, of course. Plus, the team seems to take its identity from Klein, who's a clone of Snyder when it comes to living and breathing boring quotes and the virtues of hard work, which lessens the chance of the team getting caught up in its success.

    I really think it would take a lopsided day of turnovers or kick/punt returns for K-State to lose at home to Tech, but that's certainly possible.
  9. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    My feeling is Kansas State goes 11-1, wins the Big 12 and wins the Fiesta Bowl, and Collin Klein wins the Heisman Trophy. That would be the best season in school history. Bill Snyder could retire a king.
  10. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Early eye-catchers...

    Clemson -12 at Wake. Shouldn't this be double that?
    Duke +27.5. I can't even remember who Duke is playing. But 27.5 is too much.
    NC State +7.5 at UNC. No reason.
    Notre Dame +10.5 at Oklahoma. Oklahoma might win, but it'll be close.
    Oregon State -4.5 at Washington. Tricky spot for Oregon State.
    Kansas State -7 vs. Texas Tech. If this is at Tech, I'd think twice. But not at home.
    TCU +7 at Okie State. Are there any healthy QBs left at Okie State?
  11. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Notre Dame will have trouble with Oklahoma's speed. If they can keep the game between the tackles and win the turnover battle, maybe they have a chance. Otherwise, like Dick said, it could be Alabama-Michigan II.

    Be curious to see if Mississippi State can hang with Alabama.
  12. RubberSoul1979

    RubberSoul1979 Active Member

    - Oregon will move up, long as they beat USC (twice) , Stanford and Oregon State. An unbeaten season with that resume assures them of a national title game slot.

    - Unlike 2005 and 2006, I don't see a two-loss Notre Dame in a BCS bowl. They have to finish among the top eight, and the decisive losses to come - Oklahoma, then USC down the road - will relegate the Irish.

    - Should Notre Dame sneak their way in, the only redeeming value would be if they were to face Cincinnati, just so Coach Kelly's old team could exact some revenge.
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