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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 1:16 pm 
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Not an easy pick this year. I’ll go with Washington. I expect them to be good but many media types think they could be a playoff team. I don’t like their opener in Atlanta vs. Auburn. That’s a road game, not a neutral site game. I also think their senior QB may have hit his head on his ceiling last year. Finally, I just can’t buy a PAC 12 team as a NC contender until I see otherwise. The favorites always seem to stub their toe in league play.

I was tempted to pick Wisconsin due to their 2 games vs top 3 teams in the other, stronger division but at the end of the day I think they’ll still cruise to the Big 10 title game.

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I say Auburn. They have a history of being inconsistent. They looked a lot worse on offense last year when Carry-on Johnson was getting touches.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:24 pm 
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A good coach (Washington) can go a long way though.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:27 pm 
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Isn't always UVA?

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:02 pm 
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South Carolina. They won 9 games last year and finished second in the east, but they played up or down depending on the competition. They won some close ones that i think they might lose this year.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:18 am 
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windywave wrote:
Isn't always UVA?


It's not a disappointment if your not expecting much. More of a "most likely to be mediocre." So I get your point.

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How does this thread get this far with no mention of #25 LoSer-U? Not only will they not finish the season ranked, I question whether they'll make a bowl at all.

Of course, I won't be exactly disappointed by that result, so may be that's it....


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How does this thread get this far with no mention of #25 LoSer-U? Not only will they not finish the season ranked, I question whether they'll make a bowl at all.

Of course, I won't be exactly disappointed by that result, so may be that's it....


No one’s expecting anything from them, how can they disappoint? It’s rich to see how excited they get over Ohio St’s 3rd string QB from last year plus the reinstatement of a guy who hasn’t played much. The lack of a typical LSU starting back is what keeps them down this year.

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How does this thread get this far with no mention of #25 LoSer-U? Not only will they not finish the season ranked, I question whether they'll make a bowl at all.

Of course, I won't be exactly disappointed by that result, so may be that's it....


No one’s expecting anything from them, how can they disappoint? It’s rich to see how excited they get over Ohio St’s 3rd string QB from last year plus the reinstatement of a guy who hasn’t played much. The lack of a typical LSU starting back is what keeps them down this year.


Their defense scares me. Arranda is still a good coach and they have a ton of talent.

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It has to be Auburn, right? They can't have 2 good seasons in a row.


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That LSU has not received the death penalty, just out of principle. :twisted:

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:33 am 
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Could be related:

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LSU-Alabama will be a matchup of unbeatens

OK, so one part of this isn't bold. Predicting Alabama to lose would be. But I'm not that brave. LSU enters the season with a stifling defense and offensive question marks. In order to get to November blemish-free, the Tigers must beat Miami, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi State. Brace yourselves. It will happen and the teams will enter No. 1 and No. 2.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:03 am 
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Ugh. Every year these sports writers hit a point where they can't beat any other dead horses any more (currently, the Urban Meyer situation) and they throw out one of these garbage stories. They couch it in "bold predictions" which is their out, meaning "I don't think any of this will actually happen". Then they secretly hope some of it does so they can point to it and show how smart they are. But none of it ever happens. It's like an "everything to gain, nothing to lose" move, but shows absolutely nothing regarding any knowledge of the game.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:17 am 
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OGSB wrote:
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Eight Bold Predictions for the College Football Season

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LSU-Alabama will be a matchup of unbeatens

OK, so one part of this isn't bold. Predicting Alabama to lose would be. But I'm not that brave. LSU enters the season with a stifling defense and offensive question marks. In order to get to November blemish-free, the Tigers must beat Miami, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi State. Brace yourselves. It will happen and the teams will enter No. 1 and No. 2.

0 for those games is far more likely than undefeated.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:08 pm 
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USA Today: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/ncaafb/college-football-question-of-the-week-which-team-has-been-the-biggest-disappointment/ar-BBNhiZA?li=BBnbfcL&ocid=spartanntp

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:10 pm 
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GretnaGrn wrote:
OGSB wrote:
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Eight Bold Predictions for the College Football Season

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LSU-Alabama will be a matchup of unbeatens

OK, so one part of this isn't bold. Predicting Alabama to lose would be. But I'm not that brave. LSU enters the season with a stifling defense and offensive question marks. In order to get to November blemish-free, the Tigers must beat Miami, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi State. Brace yourselves. It will happen and the teams will enter No. 1 and No. 2.

0 for those games is far more likely than undefeated.


Florida won’t beat them. Comes down to Georgia or Mississippi St.

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Florida State and Tulane.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:14 pm 
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Roto, I don’t know about us, but Florida State is absolutely number 1. Willie Taggert is on the hot seat after 3 games.


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OGSB wrote:
GretnaGrn wrote:
OGSB wrote:
Could be related:

Eight Bold Predictions for the College Football Season

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LSU-Alabama will be a matchup of unbeatens

OK, so one part of this isn't bold. Predicting Alabama to lose would be. But I'm not that brave. LSU enters the season with a stifling defense and offensive question marks. In order to get to November blemish-free, the Tigers must beat Miami, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi State. Brace yourselves. It will happen and the teams will enter No. 1 and No. 2.

0 for those games is far more likely than undefeated.


Florida won’t beat them. Comes down to Georgia or Mississippi St.


I stand corrected

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windywave wrote:
Isn't always UVA?


I still stand by this, but down goes Miami

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Anybody had Wisconsin?

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Anyone watching FSU-Clemson? If Florida State keeps this up, they may need to sign another five year road warrior contract with LSU. It fixed their program last time.


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Was TCU supposed to be good? 3-4 and in a dogfight at Kansas, trailing 27-24 mid 4th.

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OGSB wrote:
Anybody had Wisconsin?

Predictable doody coaching staff & over-rated linemen. (Kinda Pissesd ...haha)


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If there was any doubt of who, Florida State confirmed it against Clemson.

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