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PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 1:33 pm 
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http://www.rantsports.com/ncaa-football/2014/05/14/power-ranking-every-aac-football-team-heading-into-2014/?utm_source=RantSports&utm_medium=HUBRecirculation&utm_term=NCAA%20FootballAmerican%20Athletic%20ConferenceGrid1


They have us at #8

Then again they also think our game against Ga Tech has been canceled and our "picture" is TU cheerleaders the last time we played at either BYU of Air Force

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PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 1:38 pm 
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that story you linked isn't worth much. We should probably do our own Power Ranking within the AAC. I'm guessing UCF would top everyone's list.

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PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 1:42 pm 
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Here's mine:

UCF
Cincy
Houston
ECU
SMU
Tulane
USF
Temple
UConn
Tulsa
Memphis

I could be convinced to flip SMU and Tulane


If I were including Navy I'd slide them in right between ECU and SMU

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PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 1:48 pm 
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In January Athlon ranked them like this (and I trust them far more than SportsRant):

Cincy
UCF
ECU
Houston
Tulane
Temple
USF
SMU
Memphis
UConn
Tulsa

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PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 2:13 pm 
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A full AAC schedule, combined with CiC rivalries plus the Notre Dame game will grind Navy down, whatever their perceived status upon entry.

You may over-rank us but you definitely over-rank SMU.

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PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 2:17 pm 
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long green wrote:
A full AAC schedule, combined with CiC rivalries plus the Notre Dame game will grind Navy down, whatever their perceived status upon entry.

You may over-rank us but you definitely over-rank SMU.

Agreed on Navy. I was ranking based on right now. Not based on where they'll be 2 years from now.

SMU I think is falling apart. The question is just how quickly do they fall apart. Reverse of us. We are headed up I hope. The question is just how quickly.

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SMU is more stale than falling apart. They'll divorce from Jones and look for a splash. I guarantee one online article about their pursuit of Jon Gruden.

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I'm just amazed everyone has Cincy so high...............

with a big question mark on Offense (QB, RB, WR, OL) we're too hard to predict.

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If Kiel is the goods, UC is as well positioned as anyone. Only UCF and Houston loom as other contenders.

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The irony: UCF and UC don't play this year

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PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2014 10:06 am 
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UCF-Cincy-Houston those appear to be the top contenders for "best in conference". The sad thing is that, at one time, we were a better Program than any of those.

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PostPosted: Fri May 30, 2014 11:56 am 
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long green wrote:
If Kiel is the goods, UC is as well positioned as anyone. Only UCF and Houston loom as other contenders.
Don't forget Munchie was granted a 6th year. If he's healthy, Kiel (as presumptive starter, and #1 coming out of Spring) will have pressure on him of the veteran looking over his shoulder every time he throws a bad ball. A QB controversy could hurt them.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2014 12:43 pm 
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WaveProf wrote:
They have us at #8
I think we'll do better (#4-5-6) than that, but it's not a ludicrous prediction.

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Then again they also think our game against Ga Tech has been canceled
That tells you all you need to know about how well-informed this guy is. Next.


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