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Bronco LB52
12-04-2009, 10:39 AM
Tomorrow: #2 Alabama vs. #1 Florida. The SEC Championship. I'm looking forward to a great game out of these two teams. Of course, defense wins championships, so Alabama should win. The Tide have also played the tougher schedule. Florida has faced only one ranked team.

And the Gators only played four of their 12 games on the road.

Bronco LB52
12-04-2009, 10:43 AM
Oregon has a good offense but their defense had better stiffen up or Ohio State will torch them

Ohio State is ranked 69th in the nation in total offense. They are not that scary and Terrelle Pryor doesn't always show up to play.

ohiobronco2
12-04-2009, 12:27 PM
Ohio State is ranked 69th in the nation in total offense. They are not that scary and Terrelle Pryor doesn't always show up to play.

Ohio St. is terrible on offense. Their D is one of the best in the country. If Oregon scores 27 points they will most likely win the game.

Garcia Bronco
12-04-2009, 12:49 PM
Tomorrow: #2 Alabama vs. #1 Florida. The SEC Championship. I'm looking forward to a great game out of these two teams. Of course, defense wins championships, so Alabama should win. The Tide have also played the tougher schedule. Florida has faced only one ranked team.

The sad thing is they should both being playing for the NC, but they won't get that opportunity. But that's the nature of the playoffs.

Rohirrim
12-04-2009, 12:53 PM
The sad thing is they should both being playing for the NC, but they won't get that opportunity. But that's the nature of the playoffs.

For all intents and purposes, tomorrow's game is the NC.

I hope someday, before I die, we have a playoff system in college ball.

Bronco LB52
12-04-2009, 01:15 PM
I hope someday, before I die, we have a playoff system in college ball.

Fifty years ago, the bowls were a great thing for college football. I used to appreciate the tradition of the bowl system, but the BCS, the influx of 34 bowl games and the inclusion of 6-6 teams has tarnished that fine tradition.

Over time, things evolve and the adaptation of a playoff system is the best thing for college football in 2010. Tradition can go to hell.

Rohirrim
12-04-2009, 01:23 PM
Fifty years ago, the bowls were a great thing for college football. I used to appreciate the tradition of the bowl system, but the BCS, the influx of 34 bowl games and the inclusion of 6-6 teams has tarnished that fine tradition.

Over time, things evolve and the adaptation of a playoff system is the best thing for college football in 2010. Tradition can go to hell.

IMO, it would a lot of fun to watch matchups like Boise State vs. Alabama in a championship game. I'll bet it would sell a lot of tickets and generate more revenue than the bowl games, too. Especially if you had a sweet sixteen playoff system leading up to the final game.

Bronco LB52
12-04-2009, 01:37 PM
IMO, it would a lot of fun to watch matchups like Boise State vs. Alabama in a championship game. I'll bet it would sell a lot of tickets and generate more revenue than the bowl games, too. Especially if you had a sweet sixteen playoff system leading up to the final game.

I totally agree. One of the downsides of the BCS is that it usually creates only 2 or 3 super matchups and the rest of the games are a bore. The last three Orange Bowls been terrible matchups (Wake Forest-Louisville, Kansas-Virginia Tech, Cincinnati-Virginia Tech) with nothing at stake or the on the line. They definitely didn't draw any casual viewers outside of the diehard fan.

The BCS is a money maker, but there's no room for it to grow. No doubt a playoff system would dwarf it in revenue and interest because every game would be must see TV.

SouthStndJunkie
12-04-2009, 07:14 PM
DETROIT -- Central Michigan quarterback Dan LeFevour set a major college football record for combined touchdowns passing, rushing and receiving with his 147th -- and soon added his 148th.

LeFevour broke the recond with a 14-yard TD pass to Cody Wilson in the first quarter of the Mid-American Conference championship game Friday night against Ohio.

LeFevour broke the mark set by Hawaii's Colt Brennan in 2007 and matched by Texas Tech's Graham Harrell in 2008.

Florida's Tim Tebow ranks second among active players with 140 career TDs, entering the SEC championship game Saturday night against Alabama.

LeFevour's second passing TD against Ohio was the 101st of his career, breaking the MAC career record set a decade ago by Chad Pennington at Marshall. LeFevour started the game with 46 rushing scores and one receiving TD.

SouthStndJunkie
12-04-2009, 08:33 PM
Central Michigan beat Ohio University 20-10 to win the MAC Championship Game tonight.

The MAC plays some good football....but I wish Marshall was still in the conference as they were very good and it made for some excellent rivalry games. They left for Conference USA in 2005 and have been pretty irrelevant since then.

Bronco LB52
12-04-2009, 11:53 PM
The MAC plays some good football....but I wish Marshall was still in the conference as they were very good and it made for some excellent rivalry games. They left for Conference USA in 2005 and have been pretty irrelevant since then.

I was talking about Marshall with a co-worker today. I also miss the MAC Championship Game being played outdoors in winter conditions at night. It seemed like Marshall hosted the MAC Title Game every year in Huntington.

I don't understand why the Thundering Herd would enter a conference in which they shared no geographical rivalries with anybody.

What do you think of the addition of Temple? I like Al Golden because he dresses like an old school coach with the white shirt and the tie.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 09:14 AM
#5 Cincinnati and #15 Pitt are on right now in what should be a very good game.

oubronco
12-05-2009, 09:20 AM
Pitt takes it and runs it right down the Bearcats throats in the snow

Kid A
12-05-2009, 09:20 AM
Cincy needs to win impressively if they want any shot at slipping past TCU in the unlikely event of a Nebraska win tonight. Playing the #15 team will give them an opportunity.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 09:24 AM
I was talking about Marshall with a co-worker today. I also miss the MAC Championship Game being played outdoors in winter conditions at night. It seemed like Marshall hosted the MAC Title Game every year in Huntington.

I don't understand why the Thundering Herd would enter a conference in which they shared no geographical rivalries with anybody.

What do you think of the addition of Temple? I like Al Golden because he dresses like an old school coach with the white shirt and the tie.

Yep....dumb move by Marshall in my opinion. They were just starting to develop some great rivalries in the MAC....especially against my Toledo Rockets.

I was at the MAC Championship Game in Toledo when Marshall came in and took a huge lead and Toledo came back and beat them in an incredible game. Marshall fans travel very well....there must have been 10,000 Herd fans in the stands and it was a great atmosphere. They went up like 20-0 and their fans were talking a ton of ****....but they were literally crying at the end of the game.

I think having the MAC Championship Game at Ford Field is stupid. It should be at the site of a MAC school....the stadium is usually 1/4 full at Ford Field (I think a little over 23,000 showed up last night) and the atmosphere is dull and indoor football is not how MAC football should be played.

As for Temple....at first I thought they would suck and not add much to the conference, but they played very well this year.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 09:28 AM
Pitt takes an early 7-0 lead.

Snowing pretty good at Heinz Field.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 09:31 AM
Nati ties it up 7-7.

This is going to be a good game.

oubronco
12-05-2009, 09:58 AM
I guess you can't hit a wr in college either

broncocalijohn
12-05-2009, 10:01 AM
Ohio State is ranked 69th in the nation in total offense. They are not that scary and Terrelle Pryor doesn't always show up to play.

Oregon wins by at least 13 points.

oubronco
12-05-2009, 10:05 AM
Oregon wins by at least 13 points.

Oregon doesn't play very good defense and OSU was running up and down the field on them Ohio State's offense isn't that bad and their defense is pretty good I don't see Oregon winning by 13

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 10:09 AM
Pitt up 21-10 right now.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 10:27 AM
Pitt is all over Nati....looks like they are going down today.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 10:33 AM
Nati just took the kickoff to da house.

Huge play.

31-17 Pitt.

AlphaOmega
12-05-2009, 10:41 AM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/a8/Texas_Longhorn_logo.svg/175px-Texas_Longhorn_logo.svg.png

Hook'em Horns!!

DBroncos4life
12-05-2009, 10:50 AM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/a8/Texas_Longhorn_logo.svg/175px-Texas_Longhorn_logo.svg.png

Hook'em Horns!!

http://img686.imageshack.us/img686/1247/91244398.jpg (http://img686.imageshack.us/i/91244398.jpg/)

oubronco
12-05-2009, 11:23 AM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/a8/texas_longhorn_logo.svg/175px-texas_longhorn_logo.svg.png

hook'em horns!!

;d

oubronco
12-05-2009, 11:24 AM
Gilyard to the house

Kid A
12-05-2009, 11:43 AM
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I know it will be a cold day in hell before a lot of people here openly root for Nebraska, but let's be honest here--seeing TCU in the title game would be kinda awesome. A playoff isn't coming anytime soon, so this may be the only chance a non-BCS conference team has at a championship shot for a while.

Granted it's a long shot (a really, really longshot if you've watched as much of the Husker "offense" as I have), but it would be one of the better stories in college football to happen in a while. Plus, as a Nebraska fan, I wouldn't mind seeing my team win the conference for the first time in a decade. Pray that Colt McCoy decides to throw 3 picks?

elsid13
12-05-2009, 11:48 AM
William&Mary moving on to the semi-finals for DIV-IAA football playoffs.

DBroncos4life
12-05-2009, 11:57 AM
I know it will be a cold day in hell before a lot of people here openly root for Nebraska, but let's be honest here--seeing TCU in the title game would be kinda awesome. A playoff isn't coming anytime soon, so this may be the only chance a non-BCS conference team has at a championship shot for a while.

Granted it's a long shot (a really, really longshot if you've watched as much of the Husker "offense" as I have), but it would be one of the better stories in college football to happen in a while. Plus, as a Nebraska fan, I wouldn't mind seeing my team win the conference for the first time in a decade. Pray that Colt McCoy decides to throw 3 picks?

I'm in Lincoln today so I hope we win, it would make for a very fun night!!!

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 12:11 PM
Pitt freshman RB Dion Lewis has 1617 yards and 15 TDs so far this year.

171 yards rushing and 2 TDs so far today.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 12:14 PM
TD Bearcats.

2 point conversion is....good!

All tied up 38-38 with 5:46 left in the 4th quarter.

oubronco
12-05-2009, 12:15 PM
What an awsome game 38-38 with 5 minutes to go

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 12:16 PM
I thought the Bearcats were toast when they were down 31-10.

oubronco
12-05-2009, 12:18 PM
I did too how would you like to see Gilyard in Denver

DBroncos4life
12-05-2009, 12:20 PM
I did too how would you like to see Gilyard in Denver

Maybe Pike can come with him :)

oubronco
12-05-2009, 12:20 PM
or Bradford

oubronco
12-05-2009, 12:24 PM
what the hell a facemask then a no facemask?

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 12:24 PM
I did too how would you like to see Gilyard in Denver

Mardy Gilyard will be a damn good pro.

I am guessing he will be a mid to late first round pick.

oubronco
12-05-2009, 12:26 PM
TD it aint over till 0:00

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 12:26 PM
Dion Lewis scores his 3rd TD on the day.

47 carries....a new school record.

oubronco
12-05-2009, 12:26 PM
with a key block from Mike Shanahan? did I hear that right

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 12:27 PM
Pitt botched the PAT!

DBroncos4life
12-05-2009, 12:27 PM
with a key block from Mike Shanahan? did I hear that right

I'd like to see McD do that LOL

oubronco
12-05-2009, 12:30 PM
What a kickass game

DBroncos4life
12-05-2009, 12:30 PM
or Bradford

Bradford and Danario Alexander :~ohyah!:

oubronco
12-05-2009, 12:31 PM
Touchdown

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 12:31 PM
TD Bearcats!

Game of the year.

DBroncos4life
12-05-2009, 12:32 PM
wow

oubronco
12-05-2009, 12:32 PM
Omg

oubronco
12-05-2009, 12:33 PM
Pike was money on that drive

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 12:33 PM
Cincinnati 45

Pitt 44

:33 seconds left in the 4th quarter.

oubronco
12-05-2009, 12:34 PM
should've been a late hit

DBroncos4life
12-05-2009, 12:35 PM
The draft is going to be loaded with QB talent.

oubronco
12-05-2009, 12:36 PM
The draft is going to be loaded with QB talent.

and wideouts

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 12:38 PM
The draft is going to be loaded with QB talent.

I agree....there are some very interesting QBs in this draft....some of them with unique and intriguing sets of skills.

oubronco
12-05-2009, 12:39 PM
I hope the rest of the games are this entertaining WOW

DBroncos4life
12-05-2009, 12:40 PM
I agree....there are some very interesting QBs in this draft....some of them with unique and intriguing sets of skills.

Sean Canfield was very impressive too bad he was left handed.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 12:41 PM
That was the game of the year (so far) in my opinion.

DBroncos4life
12-05-2009, 12:43 PM
Turner Gill to Kansas would make me sick!!!

lex
12-05-2009, 01:29 PM
Its not looking good for UF. UF looks out of sorts.

oubronco
12-05-2009, 01:51 PM
Roll Tide Roll

lex
12-05-2009, 02:01 PM
Roll Tide Roll

Thats not going to give you last year back. LOL.

Seriously, Spikes looks like garbage so far. He keeps taking bad angles. McClain on the other hand looks like a top 15 pick so far.

oubronco
12-05-2009, 02:06 PM
Thats not going to give you last year back. LOL.

Seriously, Spikes looks like garbage so far. He keeps taking bad angles. McClain on the other hand looks like a top 15 pick so far.

not just that I just can't stand Teblow

Ratboy
12-05-2009, 03:18 PM
Hopefully Nebraska owns Texas.

I am pulling for UC in the National Championship.

ohiobronco2
12-05-2009, 04:08 PM
not just that I just can't stand Teblow

Tebow seems like a good kid, I'm just tired of the media kissing his a** all of the time.

SoCalBronco
12-05-2009, 04:12 PM
You can almost never count Tebow and the Gators out, but that interception in the endzone will make it very difficult for Florida to come back.

elsid13
12-05-2009, 04:41 PM
Game Set, Match - Tide

Rohirrim
12-05-2009, 04:48 PM
If Florida can't beat Alabama, nobody else will either. Few players from tonight's game who would look good in the O&B. Cody, McClain, Cooper...

watermock
12-05-2009, 04:53 PM
'Bama was almost flawless.

Cody and McCoy sure would sure look good in Orange....

I expect Texas to corncob Nebraska.

oubronco
12-05-2009, 05:15 PM
Tebow seems like a good kid, I'm just tired of the media kissing his a** all of the time.

Exactly

oubronco
12-05-2009, 05:16 PM
'Bama was almost flawless.

Cody and McCoy sure would sure look good in Orange....

I expect Texas to corncob Nebraska.

Go Huskers

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 05:19 PM
Go Huskers tonight!

BroncoSojia
12-05-2009, 05:22 PM
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SoCalBronco
12-05-2009, 05:33 PM
http://zip.4chan.org/sp/src/1260060553674.png

I don't like the Gators, I don't like Meyer and I don't like ESPN giving them head at every oppurtunity....but I have no problem with Tebow himself. He cries because he cares. He's a monster and a leader. He's a great kid and its a very good thing that he has as much passion and emotion as he does.

Archer81
12-05-2009, 05:48 PM
http://zip.4chan.org/sp/src/1260060553674.png


Better photo would be the Gators defensive lineup...ouch.


:Broncos:

Hogan11
12-05-2009, 05:58 PM
It's a real pleasure to watch Florida go down.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 06:33 PM
Washington is smoking Cal right now....42-10.

Jake Locker with a huge night....3 TDs passing and 2 rushing TDs.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 06:34 PM
Texas takes a 7-6 lead.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 06:38 PM
The Huskers with an anemic offense performance so far tonight.

lex
12-05-2009, 06:40 PM
If Florida can't beat Alabama, nobody else will either. Few players from tonight's game who would look good in the O&B. Cody, McClain, Cooper...

Yeah, Ill take Cody or McClain. McClain really showed his wares tonight. UF wouldnt even run at Cody. Also, Ive warmed up to Riley Cooper. He used to be the kind of guy who would be sporadic and unreliable but he's become more and more of a go to guy even though he still has a little ARod in him. The guy definitely brings it when it comes to blocking too. Ive warmed up to the idea of possibly taking him in the 5thish round.

A couple of other players that might be good:

Johnson, OG, Bama
Pouncey, C, UF
Pouncy, OG, UF
Wright, FS, UF
Arenas, NB, Bama
Ingram, RB, Bama

lex
12-05-2009, 06:41 PM
http://zip.4chan.org/sp/src/1260060553674.png

Certainly, theres a better photo than a guy putting a hand on Tebow's shoulder pad.

lex
12-05-2009, 06:49 PM
Pike was money on that drive

Not only that drive. Did anyone notice his next three throws after almost getting benched? He put it on the money on a fly pattern...the guy missed it. He then put another throw on the money throwing to the sidelines...and then last but not least, he followed that up by feathering one in between defenders on a play where Gilyard broke free for a long TD. Three money throws after a yelling match with his coach and almost getting pulled. Its a credit to Kelly too for not pulling him.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 08:21 PM
Bad ass INT by Dejon Gomes.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 08:22 PM
Too much time on the clock.

iDENVER
12-05-2009, 08:27 PM
Nebraska thinks its over....under review

Rohirrim
12-05-2009, 08:30 PM
Ha! Nebraska, once again, ****s all over themselves when victory is in their grasp. Pathetic.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 08:30 PM
That was a good call....there should have been a second left.

AlphaOmega
12-05-2009, 08:31 PM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/a8/Texas_Longhorn_logo.svg/175px-Texas_Longhorn_logo.svg.png

Hook'em Horns!!

;)

Florida_Bronco
12-05-2009, 08:32 PM
Ha! Nebraska, once again, ****s all over themselves when victory is in their grasp. Pathetic.

Want to compare records? :-*

Rohirrim
12-05-2009, 08:32 PM
I can't believe that kicker kicked it out of bounds in that situation. That's got to be the stupidest thing I've ever seen, or close to it. Followed by a horse collar tackle. It's almost as if the Husker psyche was desperate to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. That was a sad exhibition.

SouthStndJunkie
12-05-2009, 08:33 PM
Clutch kick.

Rohirrim
12-05-2009, 08:33 PM
;)

Hook 'em horns? Ha! That was a Husker buffet, served up for free. Texas lost that game, totally. The Huskers were just too pathetic to accept the victory.

Garcia Bronco
12-05-2009, 08:34 PM
Lolz

broncocalijohn
12-05-2009, 08:35 PM
nice ending to the texas game. Nebraska will beatch about it but those in Colorado love what happened.

Rohirrim
12-05-2009, 08:36 PM
Want to compare records? :-*

With who, the Buffs? Weak. Who cares about the Buffs? They've been losers out of the gate, and will continue to be losers as long as Coach Talk is walking the sidelines. The Huskers had this game in their hands and choked it up.

elsid13
12-05-2009, 08:36 PM
Suh should be in NYC next week along with Spiller as the favorites for the Heisman.

Garcia Bronco
12-05-2009, 08:36 PM
Texas vs Alabama.

Rohirrim
12-05-2009, 08:38 PM
nice ending to the texas game. Nebraska will beatch about it but those in Colorado love what happened.

I wanted Texas to win, just to once again show what a joke the BCS is. But of course, betting on the Huskers to win the big game is a losing proposition. They always find a way to choke it up like a bad hairball. When that kicker kicked it OB I just started laughing. Right then, you knew what was coming. :rofl:

SoCalBronco
12-05-2009, 08:38 PM
Texas vs Alabama.

Alabama will most likely rape Texas.

hookemhess
12-05-2009, 08:38 PM
A little pee just came out, guys.

Hunter is the ****. I had a group project with him my senior year, great guy... clutch tonight.

Pasadena!!!

(Alabama is going to kick our ass)

Garcia Bronco
12-05-2009, 08:38 PM
Cincy and Georgia Tech in the Orange Bowl

SoCalBronco
12-05-2009, 08:39 PM
I feel bad for DB and Florida. Damn...they deserved it.

Garcia Bronco
12-05-2009, 08:39 PM
Alabama will most likely rape Texas.

I am thinking so.

I think Cincy will lose to GT as well.

Cincy and Pitt were just aweful today,

Rohirrim
12-05-2009, 08:39 PM
Texas vs Alabama.

If Texas had trouble with Nebraska's defense, imagine what will happen against Alabama's? It won't even be a game.

Rocket 7
12-05-2009, 08:40 PM
No Texas kicker has been in a better mood since Happy Feller

Garcia Bronco
12-05-2009, 08:40 PM
Florida will play TCU in the Sugar Bowl

SoCalBronco
12-05-2009, 08:40 PM
(Alabama is going to kick our ass)

Yep. I hate Saban and don't want him to win it, but it seems pretty obvious that Alabama is alot better than Texas.

SoCalBronco
12-05-2009, 08:41 PM
I am thinking so.

I think Cincy will lose to GT as well.

Cincy and Pitt were just aweful today,

Yep.

I'm also glad GT beat Clemson, its better for Miami. Apparently, according to some arcane rules, this result will make it harder for the Gator Bowl to select 6-6 FSU than if Clemson won.

Garcia Bronco
12-05-2009, 08:42 PM
So Boise will probably go to the Fiesta and play who? OSU...VirginiaTech....or Iowa. I bet it's Iowa.

hookemhess
12-05-2009, 08:43 PM
Yep. I hate Saban and don't want him to win it, but it seems pretty obvious that Alabama is alot better than Texas.

Our only chance is if all 3 phases show up to play. Our offense has to produce---play calling and lack of big play WR hurt tonight.

Defense is solid. I think we hold Alabama under 24 points.

Special teams has been spotty all year. We have a HR hitting KR, but doesn't always show up. Coverage has to be a whole lot better.

If we fire on all cylinders, we can give them a game.

Rohirrim
12-05-2009, 08:44 PM
I'll tell you one thing, I don't care if the Broncos play a 3-4, a 4-3 or a 7-0, I want Suh!

elsid13
12-05-2009, 08:46 PM
I'll tell you one thing, I don't care if the Broncos play a 3-4, a 4-3 or a 7-0, I want Suh!

Since he might be the #1 overall, that going to be really really hard.

Garcia Bronco
12-05-2009, 08:48 PM
My guess

Orange - Cincinatti vs GT
Sugar - Florida vs TCU
Fiesta - Boise vs Iowa
Rose - OSU vs Oregon

National - Texas vs Alabama

Rohirrim
12-05-2009, 08:49 PM
Since he might be the #1 overall, that going to be really really hard.

After tonight's performance, I don't doubt that one bit. I can't think of another college player that will impact as much as Suh. He looks a hell of a lot better than Mario did.

oubronco
12-05-2009, 08:59 PM
A little pee just came out, guys.

Hunter is the ****. I had a group project with him my senior year, great guy... clutch tonight.

Pasadena!!!

(Alabama is going to kick our ass)

I wouldn't put it past the BS to put Florida in the Championship game after that performance by Texas

oubronco
12-05-2009, 09:01 PM
Since he might be the #1 overall, that going to be really really hard.

Come on Jay :~ohyah!:

Garcia Bronco
12-05-2009, 09:02 PM
Come on Jay :~ohyah!:

We could still ge tthe number1 pick...but wow...top 5 would be awesome.

Kid A
12-05-2009, 09:07 PM
With who, the Buffs? Weak. Who cares about the Buffs? They've been losers out of the gate, and will continue to be losers as long as Coach Talk is walking the sidelines. The Huskers had this game in their hands and choked it up.

Classic Buff "fan" move. Pretend they don't care about their team when they're down, but take any chance to live vicariously through Nebraska's opponents. The quote above is all you need to know about the football program in Boulder and the weakest fanbase in the Big XII.

bombay
12-05-2009, 09:25 PM
Love watching the fuskers lose one that way.

The silly joke that is the bcs gets Bama/Texas..

meh..

DBroncos4life
12-06-2009, 12:54 AM
I feel bad for DB and Florida. Damn...they deserved it.

This game hurt so bad

DBroncos4life
12-06-2009, 01:04 AM
Well at least I know our D will be better next year lol...hopefully we have a O that can score a TD a game

24champ
12-06-2009, 01:16 AM
My guess

Orange - Cincinatti vs GT
Sugar - Florida vs TCU
Fiesta - Boise vs Iowa
Rose - OSU vs Oregon

National - Texas vs Alabama

I don't think Boise gets in. Two Non-AQ teams in the BCS?

24champ
12-06-2009, 01:38 AM
My bet would be...

National Champion Title game- Alabama vs Texas

Rose Bowl- Oregon vs Ohio St

Sugar Bowl- Florida vs Va Tech

Fiesta Bowl- Penn St/Iowa vs TCU

Orange Bowl- Georgia Tech vs Cincinnati

Garcia Bronco
12-06-2009, 03:01 AM
I don't think Boise gets in. Two Non-AQ teams in the BCS?

They shouldn't IMO, but I think they will get in.

oubronco
12-06-2009, 08:32 AM
My bet would be...

National Champion Title game- Alabama vs Texas Bama

Rose Bowl- Oregon vs Ohio St Ducks

Sugar Bowl- Florida vs Va Tech Gators

Fiesta Bowl- Penn St/Iowa vs TCU Hawkeyes

Orange Bowl- Georgia Tech vs Cincinnati Cats

My take on this scenario

elsid13
12-06-2009, 08:37 AM
After tonight's performance, I don't doubt that one bit. I can't think of another college player that will impact as much as Suh. He looks a hell of a lot better than Mario did.

Eric Berry(if he comes out) might be up there too.

ZachKC
12-06-2009, 09:02 AM
I enjoy watching Alabama play, should be a good title game.

Hercules Rockefeller
12-06-2009, 09:13 AM
Classic Buff "fan" move. Pretend they don't care about their team when they're down, but take any chance to live vicariously through Nebraska's opponents. The quote above is all you need to know about the football program in Boulder and the weakest fanbase in the Big XII.

Would he have been a better "fan" if he'd made a death threat to an assistant coach (through one of his kids IIRC)? Is that what it takes to become one of the classiest fans in America? Yeah, he's just a "fan" in "" because he's pissed at Talkins and likes to see the Corn go down.

I got no problem with it either. I said it in the CU thread after the Nebraska game, Suh is the only player on that team that's impressed me all year and the fact that you won the North, the Sun Belt Conference and 9 games shows just how bad the North was this season.

Your team didn't deserve **** last night like SoCal thinks they do. Suh deserved to win that game because a defensive lineman almost single-handedly beat the #2 team in the nation. The Corn deserved that game? You scored 12 ****ing points and contemplated benching your QB because the offense couldn't do anything.

Kid A
12-06-2009, 09:51 AM
Would he have been a better "fan" if he'd made a death threat to an assistant coach (through one of his kids IIRC)? Is that what it takes to become one of the classiest fans in America?

We can exchange horror stories of fans behaving badly for any team in the nation. There are a-holes everywhere, even Nebraska. On the whole, though, pretty much anyone associated with NCAA football outside Boulder agrees--Nebraska treats opposing fans as well as any place in the country. And Nebraska fans also sell out more than one game a year. And they don't disappear when their team starts losing.

That was my point with Roh. If this board is any representation, you guys couldn't talk enough college football when Nebraska was 5-7 and Hawkins was recruiting like crazy. Now this year, come Nebraska week, you guys hardly acknowledge the game was even played. And, oh, Nebraska didn't look impressive so don't think about enjoying the win.

Then Nebraska (who you said would get blown out) loses a heart breaker to Texas and you guys are on this thread like flies on ****. I understand wanting to see a rival lose, but you guys laughing at us for barely losing to the #3 team when you have 3 wins all season is weak. But if a Husker fan points that out, well, it's all "Hawkins sucks," as though that gives you free reign to talk **** about a team that owns you.

CU fans wonder why Nebraskans are loathe acknowledge them as their main rival? Maybe it's because it's not much fun having a "rival" that loves to talk trash when they're good, but disappears and pleads apathy when they lose.

--Edit--

Okay I was a little pissed when I first wrote this so I want to be clear. There are a lot of cool Buff fans on this board and I know you love your team. I just don't feel inclined to put up with smack from CU fans who jump all over every NU loss while barely acknowledging their own team all year.

bombay
12-06-2009, 10:36 AM
The Big XII looked like garbage last night.

SoCalBronco
12-06-2009, 12:53 PM
Props to Charlie Weis for exposing Pete Carroll as a philanderer!

Excellent work, Charlie. :notworthy

Garcia Bronco
12-06-2009, 03:44 PM
Gator Bowl...this is traditionally ACC vs SEC/Big East

I think Virginia Tech will go here and play LSU

SoCalBronco
12-06-2009, 03:57 PM
Gator Bowl...this is traditionally ACC vs SEC/Big East

I think Virginia Tech will go here and play LSU

Nah....VT is a lock for the Chick-Fil-A (formerly Peach) Bowl, they've got the first choice for ACC teams (outside of the Orange). Gator has the second choice and has announced for FSU vs. WVU, even though its technically ILLEGAL and violates the ACC's 1 loss rule. Apparently, the ACC is not going to do anything about it and allow a 6-6 FSU team to be playing on New Year's Day, despite Miami, Boston College and Clemson all having a superior claim to the Gator, under the 1 loss rule (Gator should be able to only choose an ACC opponent within one ACC loss of VT, i.e. a 5-3 ACC team, not a 4-4 ACC team). This tomfoolery relegates 9-3 Miami to the inferior Champs Sports Bowl vs. Wisconsin.

I'm FUMING about this. I hope Bowden gets embarassed by WVU. I hope they get blown the **** out. This is an outrage. You can't have a 6-6 team playing in a much higher slot for sentementality. I realize they want to sell more tickes but you still have to do it LEGALLY. You can't violate the 1 loss rule. I hope Noel Devine tags that D for 300 yards. This is a disgrace. I'm glad ACC Commissioner John Swofford showed the world how small of a dick he has. In fact, it needs to be put in a Kenmore blender...while its on. He should have told Rick Catlett and the Gator Bowl to go **** themselves. **** the Gator and **** the spineless ACC. What Miami should do is decline the bowl invitation and cost the conference money. Either that, or they have to do something to make it up to Miami.....i.e. nudge the BCS to put them in the Sugar vs. Florida.

Garcia Bronco
12-06-2009, 09:25 PM
Yep...looks like we get the Georgia Bowl like you said. At least we don't have to play Georgia.

Rohirrim
12-06-2009, 09:54 PM
Props to Charlie Weis for exposing Pete Carroll as a philanderer!

Excellent work, Charlie. :notworthy

And then he followed that up with a pathetic, public withdrawal of his comments and a call to Carroll begging forgiveness. Who's going to hire that fat, pasty loser now? First, he exposes another guy's business, then he begs forgiveness? That's just pathetic. Props to him? All I can say is, try not to let envy get the best of you. It just makes you look like a loser. :rofl:

Oh, tough break for Miami, but Bowden is a good guy and deserves a nice send off.

Florida_Bronco
12-06-2009, 10:01 PM
This game hurt so bad

I hope our defense beat the living **** out of the offensive players in the locker room. That was a once in a lifetime performance from them.

SoCalBronco
12-06-2009, 10:53 PM
And then he followed that up with a pathetic, public withdrawal of his comments and a call to Carroll begging forgiveness. Who's going to hire that fat, pasty loser now? First, he exposes another guy's business, then he begs forgiveness? That's just pathetic. Props to him? All I can say is, try not to let envy get the best of you. It just makes you look like a loser. :rofl:

Oh, tough break for Miami, but Bowden is a good guy and deserves a nice send off.

Envy? Why would I envy USC? Miami's the best program in the country in the last 30 years and we've won 5 (arguably 6) national titles in that time and played for the title another 4,5 times. I have nothing to envy from USC. Regarding Weis, I agree.....it was pathetic that he pussied out. He should have stuck to his statement. He'll get a job with New England, though.

broncocalijohn
12-06-2009, 11:11 PM
Props to Charlie Weis for exposing Pete Carroll as a philanderer!

Excellent work, Charlie. :notworthy

yeah, such excellent work by the fired coach that the quote was taken out of the article it was originally posted in. But why stop the hate SoCal when you cant stand any team local to your location. Why that Pete Carroll, turning around a storied college team. He should be ashamed of his record at SC. Oh, the horror of Pete Carroll in LA. SoCalBronco hates the bandwagoners here and Pete is responsible for it in college football. Get him out of here! Here is the story that is now looked as a misunderstanding.
http://www.latimes.com/sports/college/usc/la-sp-charlie-weis-carroll7-2009dec07,0,1504053.story

Rohirrim
12-07-2009, 10:38 AM
Envy? Why would I envy USC? Miami's the best program in the country in the last 30 years and we've won 5 (arguably 6) national titles in that time and played for the title another 4,5 times. I have nothing to envy from USC. Regarding Weis, I agree.....it was pathetic that he pussied out. He should have stuck to his statement. He'll get a job with New England, though.

Actually, I was talking about Weiss's envy more than yours, although I suppose both could work. My guess is that USC returns to the national championship long before Miami gets another shot. ;D

gunns
12-07-2009, 12:53 PM
Florida will play TCU in the Sugar Bowl

Of course not, BCS doesn't want to be embarrassed like they were last year in the Sugar Bowl. Boise State begging any other team to play them. Hell no that wouldn't happen. TCU would kill Alabama. So they put the WAC and MWC together so that whatever happens between those two teams doesn't embarrass the BCS again. And it would have.

I do think that's going to be the best bowl game though.

oubronco
12-07-2009, 12:58 PM
I don't think TCU would have any better chance to beat Alabama than Texas does and thats slim to none it's just Alabama's year

Rohirrim
12-07-2009, 01:01 PM
Of course not, BCS doesn't want to be embarrassed like they were last year in the Sugar Bowl. Boise State begging any other team to play them. Hell no that wouldn't happen. TCU would kill Alabama. So they put the WAC and MWC together so that whatever happens between those two teams doesn't embarrass the BCS again. And it would have.

I do think that's going to be the best bowl game though.

That's a reach. It's nice to fantasize about what could be (I'm no fan of the BCS) but in all reality Alabama would crush TCU and BSU.

Bronco LB52
12-07-2009, 01:50 PM
My favorite bowl matchups:

Las Vegas: Oregon State vs. BYU
Meineke Car Care: Pittsburgh vs. North Carolina
Champs Sports: Miami vs. Wisconsin
Armed Forces: Houston vs. Air Force
Sun: Oklahoma vs. Stanford
Chick-fil-A: Virginia Tech vs. Tennessee
Outback: Northwestern vs. Auburn
Capital One: Penn State vs. LSU
Rose Bowl: Oregon vs. Ohio State
Liberty: Arkansas vs. East Carolina

Bronco LB52
12-07-2009, 03:23 PM
http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=4723007

Mark Ingram, Colt McCoy, Toby Gerhart, Tim Tebow and Ndamukong Suh are your Heisman Trophy finalists.

C.J. Spiller got screwed!

Rohirrim
12-07-2009, 04:00 PM
We can exchange horror stories of fans behaving badly for any team in the nation. There are a-holes everywhere, even Nebraska. On the whole, though, pretty much anyone associated with NCAA football outside Boulder agrees--Nebraska treats opposing fans as well as any place in the country. And Nebraska fans also sell out more than one game a year. And they don't disappear when their team starts losing.

That was my point with Roh. If this board is any representation, you guys couldn't talk enough college football when Nebraska was 5-7 and Hawkins was recruiting like crazy. Now this year, come Nebraska week, you guys hardly acknowledge the game was even played. And, oh, Nebraska didn't look impressive so don't think about enjoying the win.

Then Nebraska (who you said would get blown out) loses a heart breaker to Texas and you guys are on this thread like flies on ****. I understand wanting to see a rival lose, but you guys laughing at us for barely losing to the #3 team when you have 3 wins all season is weak. But if a Husker fan points that out, well, it's all "Hawkins sucks," as though that gives you free reign to talk **** about a team that owns you.

CU fans wonder why Nebraskans are loathe acknowledge them as their main rival? Maybe it's because it's not much fun having a "rival" that loves to talk trash when they're good, but disappears and pleads apathy when they lose.

--Edit--

Okay I was a little pissed when I first wrote this so I want to be clear. There are a lot of cool Buff fans on this board and I know you love your team. I just don't feel inclined to put up with smack from CU fans who jump all over every NU loss while barely acknowledging their own team all year.

Not true. CU under Hawkins is exploring the full prism of SUCK. What can we do about it? What did you guys do under Callahan? It's like a bad storm. You batten down the hatches and wait for it to pass. Hawkins has destroyed the program. I don't expect us to get back in contention for many years. But what I saw out of Nebraska was a choke. Sorry. That's just the way it goes. The biggest choker was the kicker knocking it out of bounds. Then the horse-collar tackle? That was just pathetic. No other word for it. Anyway, I wasn't representing CU when I jumped on that one. I was just a college football fan. Nebraska had it in the bag and handed it over to Texas. What other word is there for it?

But what I was really calling out were the Texas fans with their hook 'em horns crap after they had lost the game and then were given a gift. They could have at least acted grateful.

Rohirrim
12-07-2009, 04:11 PM
http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=4723007

Mark Ingram, Colt McCoy, Toby Gerhart, Tim Tebow and Ndamukong Suh are your Heisman Trophy finalists.

C.J. Spiller got screwed!

Of course, they will never give it to a defensive player, but Suh deserves it. He's the best player in the country.

Bronco LB52
12-07-2009, 04:31 PM
Of course, they will never give it to a defensive player, but Suh deserves it. He's the best player in the country.

I would love to see Suh win it too, but realistically I hope one of the two RBs (Ingram, Gerhart) beats out the two QBs. Only one of the nine Heisman winners this decade has been a non-QB.

oubronco
12-07-2009, 04:43 PM
Jimmy Clausen and Golden Tate both will enter the NFL draft

Kid A
12-07-2009, 05:49 PM
It's going to be a tight race between Ingram, Suh, and Gerhart: http://www.stiffarmtrophy.com/

Right now they have Suh with the most points from voters who have disclosed. Their projections, which take into account which regions have more votes left, show Gerhart with a slight edge. Obviously I would love to see Suh take it, but I couldn't be too upset of Toby got it. Pretty cool a DT made it to New York at all.

Kid A
12-07-2009, 05:59 PM
Not true. CU under Hawkins is exploring the full prism of SUCK. What can we do about it? What did you guys do under Callahan? It's like a bad storm. You batten down the hatches and wait for it to pass. Hawkins has destroyed the program. I don't expect us to get back in contention for many years. But what I saw out of Nebraska was a choke. Sorry. That's just the way it goes. The biggest choker was the kicker knocking it out of bounds. Then the horse-collar tackle? That was just pathetic. No other word for it. Anyway, I wasn't representing CU when I jumped on that one. I was just a college football fan. Nebraska had it in the bag and handed it over to Texas. What other word is there for it?

But what I was really calling out were the Texas fans with their hook 'em horns crap after they had lost the game and then were given a gift. They could have at least acted grateful.

Fair enough. I agree, Nebraska gave that game away at the end. As soon as the kickoff went out of bounds I knew it was history repeating. This year's team had trouble finishing in big game. Wouldn't have been an issue, though, if he had even a mediocre offense. That is the biggest frustration with this team: just how good they might have been with a couple different players of that side of the ball.

Anyway, ****ty ****ty loss. And I feel bad not just for my team, but for the rest of college football for barely missing out on what what would have been a much more interesting BCS. The lineup now is pretty damn underwhelming.

gunns
12-07-2009, 06:08 PM
That's a reach. It's nice to fantasize about what could be (I'm no fan of the BCS) but in all reality Alabama would crush TCU and BSU.

I realize it's a reach but is it anything like the prediction last year that Alabama would crush Utah? Let me make it more realistic for you that still cling to the "BIG" conferences....TCU would crush Florida, since that was the original prediction for the game.

Still, the fact remains, it was glaringly obvious what the BCS did and another example of how bogus the whole process is.

Rohirrim
12-07-2009, 06:18 PM
I realize it's a reach but is it anything like the prediction last year that Alabama would crush Utah? Let me make it more realistic for you that still cling to the "BIG" conferences....TCU would crush Florida, since that was the original prediction for the game.

Still, the fact remains, it was glaringly obvious what the BCS did and another example of how bogus the whole process is.

True. I don't see how they can make the argument that the bowls are some kind of "tradition." Tradition of what? Fed Ex? Black and Decker? Think how cool this year would be if they seeded a sweet sixteen and then had a playoff?

I still think Alabama would rise to the top. Defense wins championships. ;D

lex
12-07-2009, 06:24 PM
True. I don't see how they can make the argument that the bowls are some kind of "tradition." Tradition of what? Fed Ex? Black and Decker? Think how cool this year would be if they seeded a sweet sixteen and then had a playoff?

I still think Alabama would rise to the top. Defense wins championships. ;D

Meh. 8 teams would be better with the top 4 teams having HFA in the first round.

gunns
12-07-2009, 06:48 PM
True. I don't see how they can make the argument that the bowls are some kind of "tradition." Tradition of what? Fed Ex? Black and Decker? Think how cool this year would be if they seeded a sweet sixteen and then had a playoff?
I still think Alabama would rise to the top. Defense wins championships. ;D


So true and that's one reason I think TCU could give them a game.

24champ
12-07-2009, 07:01 PM
So true and that's one reason I think TCU could give them a game.

TCU has one of the fastest defenses, if not THE fastest defense. Jerry Hughes is a stud, I wish the Broncos would select him but I don't think we have room for him with Ayers being the future of the LB corp.

Anyway, the BCS pussed out by matching BSU and TCU. They don't want to see one of their own get punked in a BCS game, like Utes did last year against Bama. Utes embarrassed them pretty bad.

DBroncos4life
12-09-2009, 12:37 AM
So NU had its best player decommitted today, wide receiver Curtis Carter. He was said that Nebraska's O scared him. Lol I'm shocked that it took so long to scare someone. If we would have just red shirted Ganz or had wideout D.J Woods (Cincinnati) and QB Blaine Gabbert not decommitted as well maybe our O wouldn't be so f'ing sad. What a ****ty week hopefully Suh can change things around.

I heard that Gabberts brother might decommit as well. :rofl:

oubronco
12-09-2009, 06:32 AM
Pelini needs to hire a new O-coordinater before he loses all his O commits

DBroncos4life
12-09-2009, 02:39 PM
Pelini needs to hire a new O-coordinater before he loses all his O commits

Well we just landed two more 4 star players in the wake of us losing two. A LB and a OL player. I think it was more Zac Lee being really bad and every player on our O-line missing time during the season then Watson but at the same time if we found a OC that has star power (if such one exists) it would help us in the long run.

bombay
12-09-2009, 02:52 PM
"In news that first broke on Rivals.com Tuesday night and was confirmed by multiple sources Wednesday morning, four-star quarterback Tyler Gabbert is back on the open market. And the Missouri Tigers will get first crack at the former Nebraska commitment.


Gabbert's official visit is set for this weekend.
Gabbert told HuskersIllustrated.com that he decommitted during a phone call to Nebraska offensive coordinator Shawn Watson on Tuesday.

"I called him on the phone," Gabbert said. "I went back and watched some games from the season and it wasn't what I anticipated it to be. I also was looking at some of the depth charts at numerous positions, and I felt like the offense wasn't [going] in the direction I'd like for it to be."

Gabbert said that Watson told him Nebraska was "moving on in a different direction."

As far as Gabbert's direction, he said, "that's the plan right now to visit Missouri officially."

Gabbert will be one of ten confirmed official visitors this weekend. While he has not named a favorite or eliminated any schools from his list, a source familiar with the situation told PowerMizzou.com that "it's only Missouri," for the quarterback." <!-- / message --><!-- sig -->
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Garcia Bronco
12-09-2009, 03:07 PM
Of course not, BCS doesn't want to be embarrassed like they were last year in the Sugar Bowl. Boise State begging any other team to play them. Hell no that wouldn't happen. TCU would kill Alabama. So they put the WAC and MWC together so that whatever happens between those two teams doesn't embarrass the BCS again. And it would have.

I do think that's going to be the best bowl game though.

I doubt TCU would be able to even play with Alabama.

Garcia Bronco
12-09-2009, 03:08 PM
Oh and to the BSU fans and alumni. Hokies have you on the Schedule either next year or the year after and we are going to kick you ass up and down the field. Game will be played at Redskin Staduim).

Inkana7
12-09-2009, 03:21 PM
I doubt TCU would be able to even play with Alabama.

TCU is nasty, bro. Did you think the same about Utah?

24champ
12-09-2009, 03:31 PM
Oh and to the BSU fans and alumni. Hokies have you on the Schedule either next year or the year after and we are going to kick you ass up and down the field. Game will be played at Redskin Staduim).

I don't think you will, BSU returns a lot of their starters. Very young team the Broncos have.

bombay
12-09-2009, 03:32 PM
http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a78/nursetpd/Tennessee/Vols_Sucky_Sucky.gif

DBroncos4life
12-09-2009, 03:43 PM
"In news that first broke on Rivals.com Tuesday night and was confirmed by multiple sources Wednesday morning, four-star quarterback Tyler Gabbert is back on the open market. And the Missouri Tigers will get first crack at the former Nebraska commitment.


Gabbert's official visit is set for this weekend.
Gabbert told HuskersIllustrated.com that he decommitted during a phone call to Nebraska offensive coordinator Shawn Watson on Tuesday.

"I called him on the phone," Gabbert said. "I went back and watched some games from the season and it wasn't what I anticipated it to be. I also was looking at some of the depth charts at numerous positions, and I felt like the offense wasn't [going] in the direction I'd like for it to be."

Gabbert said that Watson told him Nebraska was "moving on in a different direction."

As far as Gabbert's direction, he said, "that's the plan right now to visit Missouri officially."

Gabbert will be one of ten confirmed official visitors this weekend. While he has not named a favorite or eliminated any schools from his list, a source familiar with the situation told PowerMizzou.com that "it's only Missouri," for the quarterback." <!-- / message --><!-- sig -->
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I didn't want NU to get involved with him in the first place. His brother pulled the same ****. I guess NU will have another Gabbert to pound after Blaine leaves :~ohyah!:

Kid A
12-09-2009, 05:45 PM
Well we just landed two more 4 star players in the wake of us losing two. A LB and a OL player. I think it was more Zac Lee being really bad and every player on our O-line missing time during the season then Watson but at the same time if we found a OC that has star power (if such one exists) it would help us in the long run.

Sucks to lose a WR (we need all the help we can get there), but it has felt like this staff wasn't desperate to keep lil' Gabbert for a while now. They really do need to figure out what identity this offense is going forward, though.

They didn't actually go to this primarily power run scheme until it became painfully clear against ISU that we didn't have players capable of running much of a pass game. So part of me thinks it's a little knee-jerk for recruits to overlook what we ran on offense last year and the beginning of this one and say the last six games are what our offensive plan is. It was a lack of skill, not scheme, that resulted in the sub 100 yd passing games.

I know lots of blame is falling on Watson, but those same fans nearly freaked when he was offered the OC job at Bama a couple years back. The previous two years were impressive showings, IMO, and I really don't see Tom or Bo forcing him out. Not saying I'm completely sold on him (or Cotton for that matter), but I'm not sure scheme is the big issue here.

Nobody is going to complain if we stay a strongly defensive minded team for the rest of the Pelini era, we just need to get a couple playmakers on offense and an o-line that will let us pound the ball 40 times a game if we need to.

Kid A
12-09-2009, 05:47 PM
I didn't want NU to get involved with him in the first place. His brother pulled the same ****. I guess NU will have another Gabbert to pound after Blaine leaves :~ohyah!:

Honestly, never held it against Blaine for bolting. He was a Callahan recruit, so it's hard to expect him to hold through a coaching change.

Josh Freeman, however, de-commiting via text message is a little bitch.

DBroncos4life
12-09-2009, 05:58 PM
Sucks to lose a WR (we need all the help we can get there), but it has felt like this staff wasn't desperate to keep lil' Gabbert for a while now. They really do need to figure out what identity this offense is going forward, though.

They didn't actually go to this primarily power run scheme until it became painfully clear against ISU that we didn't have players capable of running much of a pass game. So part of me thinks it's a little knee-jerk for recruits to overlook what we ran on offense last year and the beginning of this one and say the last six games are what our offensive plan is. It was a lack of skill, not scheme, that resulted in the sub 100 yd passing games.

I know lots of blame is falling on Watson, but those same fans nearly freaked when he was offered the OC job at Bama a couple years back. The previous two years were impressive showings, IMO, and I really don't see Tom or Bo forcing him out. Not saying I'm completely sold on him (or Cotton for that matter), but I'm not sure scheme is the big issue here.

Nobody is going to complain if we stay a strongly defensive minded team for the rest of the Pelini era, we just need to get a couple playmakers on offense and an o-line that will let us pound the ball 40 times a game if we need to.

Austin Hill is a three star WR from Cali that we need to land. His cousin Andrew Green is already on the team. That would give us a HUGE advantage in landing Aaron Green whose brother is Andrew. Aaron is a 5 star RB and the number one back in the state of Texas.

elsid13
12-09-2009, 07:25 PM
I doubt TCU would be able to even play with Alabama.

I think you underrating TCU ability to win one game. TCU and Boise State have the ability to beat anyone in country when comes down to one game, what they don't have is the depth to play and beat a top 10 team week in and week out.

SouthStndJunkie
12-10-2009, 04:24 PM
http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=4732205

Sources: Kelly to be new Irish coach

SouthStndJunkie
12-10-2009, 04:25 PM
Solid choice for the Irish....much like Urban Meyer, Brian Kelly's system and plan will work on any level of college ball.

houghtam
12-10-2009, 04:30 PM
Solid choice for the Irish....much like Urban Meyer, Brian Kelly's system and plan will work on any level of college ball.

Boo.

As a UC graduate, it kinda saddens me to see him go. I never really cared too much about UC football until they started getting good (Michigan State's my one true college team), but I wanted to see Kelly stay there and build it up to be a bigtime program and perennial Big East champ.

I also am not too keen on having to face him every year. It was getting kind of nice kicking Charlie Weis in his fat arse every year.

24champ
12-10-2009, 11:49 PM
Solid choice for the Irish....much like Urban Meyer, Brian Kelly's system and plan will work on any level of college ball.

I hear it was a 50 million dollar transaction to fire Weis and hire Kelly. That's a lot of dough to plunk down. Hope it works out for ND, but I don't think it will work out...Kelly is going to have a very small window to work with.

SouthStndJunkie
12-11-2009, 03:44 PM
http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=4735336

Alvarez: Big Ten to push for 12th team

Bronco LB52
12-11-2009, 03:47 PM
http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=4735336

Alvarez: Big Ten to push for 12th team

Who do you think they will shoot for?

West Virginia? Pittsburgh? Syracuse? Rutgers (NYC market)? Notre Dame? Cincinnati? Iowa State?

24champ
12-11-2009, 04:02 PM
Who do you think they will shoot for?

West Virginia? Pittsburgh? Syracuse? Rutgers (NYC market)? Notre Dame? Cincinnati? Iowa State?

I'd add Nebraska to that list. Nebraska has a history with Penn State, Minnesota, and Iowa. Plus Nebraska wants to bail out of the Big 12 North. And another question for you kids, which school is Barry Alvarez an alum of?


That being said, I've always believed 12th spot was for Notre Dame.

oubronco
12-11-2009, 04:10 PM
Notre Lame makes more money not being in a conference

SouthStndJunkie
12-11-2009, 04:20 PM
Nebraska would be my choice for the 12th team.

Kid A
12-11-2009, 05:01 PM
Nebraska would be my choice for the 12th team.

It would certainly be a great get for the Big 10 (er, 11), but Nebraska would have to stand to gain a lot of revenue for that to happen IMO. Why bolt from a generally weak division (i.e. several easy wins a year) while still reaping the benefits of being in a major conference (2nd only to the SEC in most people's minds)?

Plus I think a lot people in the program would be loathe to lose a lot of regional rivalries that make sense geographically (CU, K-state). Plus sharing a conference with Texas schools is good exposure in that key recruiting spot. And it would kill whatever is left of the OU rivalry. The Hawkeyes might be a good rivalry, but otherwise I'm really against this idea.

ohiobronco2
12-11-2009, 05:18 PM
I believe that Notre Dame has been discussed for years. Don't see it happening though

houghtam
12-11-2009, 05:59 PM
I believe that Notre Dame has been discussed for years. Don't see it happening though

ND will never join a conference unless they're forced to. I believe the Big Ten bylaws will not allow them to keep their agreement with NBC, and that makes ND so much money, they'll never give it up.

Nebraska's a new one. Never heard that take. It would be interesting, but I still doubt it will happen, especially since lately the Big Ten has been the lesser conference, even if you include the Big 12 North.

I'd like to see Cincinnati for sentimental reasons, and I bet they're the most likely of the teams to join, but I just have a hard time seeing any team from a Power 6 conference moving to another one...a lateral move.

I wonder about Central Michigan, now that they've had a few good years in a row. It's actually a pretty big school size-wise, and would automatically produce a rivalry between them and UofM and MSU. The gap created in the MAC could potentially invite a school like Grand Valley State or Saginaw Valley State to join the ranks of FBS schools, which would be pretty cool. I don't know what the enrollment looks like at either of those schools, though.

gunns
12-11-2009, 07:38 PM
I doubt TCU would be able to even play with Alabama.

Yeah, that's what they said about the Utes last year.

24champ
12-12-2009, 12:16 AM
Notre Lame makes more money not being in a conference

No offense but not only is that wrong, but shortsighted. Notre Dame could make A LOT more money in the future being with the Big Ten. Maybe more than what the SEC generates off their TV deals.

Lets start with the SEC, which has a 15 year TV contract with ESPN for 2.25 BILLION DOLLARS. That's about 12.5 million dollars a year PER TEAM. That doesn't even include the CBS deal, which is around 5 million dollars a year per team. Add that up and thats 18 million dollars each SEC team is making off the TV deals.

Now Notre Dame is making 9 million per year with NBC, meanwhile the Big Ten teams are making 16 million a year. With 9 million a year per team coming from ABC and 7 million per year coming from the Big Ten Network. Do the math, Notre Dame ISN'T making more money.

Why won't Notre Dame join in a conference then? That's a murky subject that involves NBC contract, ND Board of Governors, scheduling, tradition, but more importantly...they are independent and arrogant.


What is quite obvious, is that the BCS leagues are looking to expand to 12 teams due to money with the addition of a Championship game. PAC-10 will probably expand to 12 within the next 10 years.

Kid A
12-12-2009, 03:20 PM
Turner Gill to KU.

http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/news;_ylt=AnCcTvXE_WKOBeAYCpWG5qI5nYcB?slug=jn-gill121209&prov=yhoo&type=lgns

Congrats to him and KU. They definitely went with the anti-Mangino: a level-headed, class act. What he has done at Buffalo is very impressive, and I think he will do great things at KU. Also good to see a minority getting a head coaching job in a major conference.

Rival or not, I think KU just gained a lot of fans from three hours north.

Bronco LB52
12-12-2009, 03:34 PM
Turner Gill to KU.

http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/news;_ylt=AnCcTvXE_WKOBeAYCpWG5qI5nYcB?slug=jn-gill121209&prov=yhoo&type=lgns

Congrats to him and KU. They definitely went with the anti-Mangino: a level-headed, class act. What he has done at Buffalo is very impressive, and I think he will do great things at KU. Also good to see a minority getting a head coaching job in a major conference.

Rival or not, I think KU just gained a lot of fans from three hours north.

I will pull for Gill, too. I have been a big fan of his going back to the juggernaut '83 offense.

He's one of the good people in college football. I think he'll recruit well, but going from Buffalo in the MAC to the Big XII is quite a jump. Buffalo was one of Division 1-A's bottom 3-5 programs when Gill got there and he led them to a MAC Championship in three years.

Kid A
12-12-2009, 05:01 PM
Props to NW Missouri State for finally winning the Div. II championship. Today was their FIFTH straight appearance in the title game, but they had lost the previous four, all by less than a TD. I can't even imagine how much that would suck (though I suppose Bills fans can).

The Joker
12-12-2009, 05:54 PM
I really hope Suh gets this...

The Joker
12-12-2009, 05:56 PM
boooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!

WABronco
12-12-2009, 05:59 PM
Ummm don't get that but ok.

The Joker
12-12-2009, 06:00 PM
Heisman.

Alabama won.

Kid A
12-12-2009, 06:05 PM
boooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!

Ingram obviously not my pick, but the award is what it is...best offensive player on a team in the championship game.

I'm still really happy to see the massive publicity Suh has gotten. Won the Outland, Lombardi, Nagurski, and was a finalist for the Heisman--despite playing in the trenches. After suffering through the horrible defense in 07, almost transferring, sticking on through a coaching transition, he has made a name for himself as one of the greatest defensive linemen college football has seen in the last couple decades.

It's been a thrill watching him the last few years and I look forward to rooting him on in the NFL (as long as he doesn't end up in KC by some tragic twist of fate).

Kid A
12-12-2009, 06:07 PM
The large number of McCoy votes indicates to me that a lot of people submitted votes before the SEC/Big XII championship games.

That Tebow was a finalist at all tells me there are some people with Heisman votes who don't actually watch college football.

SouthStndJunkie
12-12-2009, 06:45 PM
I am watching "The U" on ESPN right now.

Those old Miami teams were crazy back in the 80s.

SoCalBronco
12-12-2009, 08:06 PM
I am watching "The U" on ESPN right now.

Those old Miami teams were crazy back in the 80s.

That was a solid piece. I enjoyed it. I'm glad ESPN took an objective view of things for once.

Go Canes! We are the U.

http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/riptide/300px-Sebastian_the_Ibis.jpg%20(JPEG%20Image,%20300x450% 20pixels).jpg

http://media.scout.com/media/forums/emoticons/13/TheU.gif

http://media.scout.com/media/forums/emoticons/13/stormwarningflag-sm.gif

http://media.scout.com/media/forums/emoticons/13/neonu.gif

http://media.scout.com/media/forums/emoticons/13/emot-thisu3.gif

http://media.scout.com/media/forums/emoticons/13/caneflag.gif

Kid A
12-12-2009, 08:17 PM
Not an Auburn fan or anything, but every time I hear about Alabama's "12 national titles" (and we'll be hearing the phrase more and more as we approach the BCS title game), I cringe. It's a complete joke.

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/305944-alabama-claims-12-national-championships-reality-claims-otherwise

True, all titles in the NCAA are "mythical" in the sense that there is no official champion, just polls. But there has to be some degree of dignity when you claim titles. Using sports thesauruses published decades afterward to give yourself championships is a little silly if you're a program like Bama.

Of course their opponent, Texas, claiming a title in 1970 is an equally big joke (Ohio St inexplicably does as well). The subjective, messy nature of the bowl/poll system is part of the sport's history and more interesting/funny than anything. Just find it odd that professional media outlets go along with the revisionist histories that athletic departments pump out.

lex
12-12-2009, 08:23 PM
Who do you think they will shoot for?

West Virginia? Pittsburgh? Syracuse? Rutgers (NYC market)? Notre Dame? Cincinnati? Iowa State?

I see Iowa State and Missouri mentioned a lot. I think Iowa State makes the most sense. Being in the big 12 north is like the best of both worlds. Lately, the Big Ten has been only a little better than a conference of Big 12 North teams, save Ohio St. Missouri's biggest rival is Kansas. Iowa State, on the other hand, for as long as theyve been in the Big 8/Big 12, they dont really have any rivalries on the level of Iowa. I think Pitt and Iowa State makes the most sense.

oubronco
12-12-2009, 08:33 PM
Heisman.

Alabama won.

Gerhart should have won he had way better stats and produced more of his teams offensive % than Ingram, sec bias

bombay
12-14-2009, 11:46 AM
http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a78/nursetpd/Alabama/Ingram_Special_Club.gif

Bronco LB52
12-14-2009, 12:52 PM
Jake Locker is returning for his senior season at Washington.

http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=4741959

Rohirrim
12-14-2009, 12:58 PM
http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a78/nursetpd/Alabama/Ingram_Special_Club.gif

Ha!

That was the most ludicrous, pathetic robbery I've ever seen. There was only one player in all of college who was the "best." Suh. Giving this to a sophomore running back just turned the Heisman into a joke, if it wasn't one already.

TexanBob
12-14-2009, 04:56 PM
I see Iowa State and Missouri mentioned a lot. I think Iowa State makes the most sense. Being in the big 12 north is like the best of both worlds. Lately, the Big Ten has been only a little better than a conference of Big 12 North teams, save Ohio St. Missouri's biggest rival is Kansas. Iowa State, on the other hand, for as long as theyve been in the Big 8/Big 12, they dont really have any rivalries on the level of Iowa. I think Pitt and Iowa State makes the most sense.

I agree that Pitt and Iowa St. make the best sense. But, then, the next step is "how do you split the conference into six-team divisions"?

Let's try Iowa St. = East: Penn St., Ohio St., Michigan, Michigan St., Indiana, Purdue.
West: Iowa, Iowa St., Illinois, Northwestern, Minnesota, Wisconsin.

Now let's try Pitt = East: Pitt, Penn St., Ohio St. Michigan, Michigan St., Indiana.
West = Purdue, Iowa, Illinois, Northwestern, Minnesota, Wisconsin.

It's really difficult to split the conference without killing a big rivalry if you add a team east of South Bend. You *have* to have Pitt with Penn St. You *have* to have Ohio St. vs Michigan. You *have* to have Michigan vs Michigan St. You *have* have Illinois vs Northwestern. You *have* to have Minnesota vs Iowa and you *have* to have Minnesota vs Wisconsin. Those are the big rivalries and Indiana vs. Purdue is also a rivalry.

If a Big XII school bolts to join the Big 10 (11), I'd like to see TCU join it. But, then, who goes to the Big XII North? All the Texas schools want to play the Longhorns while UT wants to play Oklahoma every year and Oklahoma St. wants to play Oklahoma every year. University of Houston could also fill in but you run into the same logistical problem.

SouthStndJunkie
12-15-2009, 09:32 PM
Cincinnati is tapping into the Central Michigan pipeline again.

Chippewas coach Butch Jones will be named the next Cincinnati coach, three people briefed on the decision told ESPN.com's Joe Schad on Tuesday. Jones will succeed Brian Kelly, who was hired by Notre Dame after leading the Bearcats to a 12-0 record this season.

Kelly coached Central Michigan from 2004-06 before being hired by Cincinnati.

Jones is 26-13 in three seasons with Central Michigan. He led the Chippewas to an 11-2 mark and a berth in the GMAC Bowl this season.

Bronco LB52
12-18-2009, 11:36 AM
Bowl season kicks off tomorrow with Wyoming/Fresno State in the New Mexico Bowl and Central Florida/Rutgers in the St. Petersburg Bowl.

TonyR
12-18-2009, 03:07 PM
Revenues by program:

1. Texas $87.6
2. Ohio State $68.2
3. Florida $66.2
4. Georgia $65.2
5. Alabama $64.6
6. LSU $61.9
7. Penn State $61.8
8. Auburn $58.6
9. South Carolina $57.1
10. Notre Dame $56.9
11. Nebraska $55.2
12. Michigan $52.2
13. Michigan State $43.5
14. Tennessee 42.8
15. Oklahoma $42.6
16. Wisconsin $40
17. Iowa $38.9
18. Arkansas $38.6
19. Texas A&M $38.4
20. Clemson $35.2
21. Southern Cal $35.2
22. Washington $34.2
23. Oregon State $30.9
24. Arizona State $29.9
25. Virginia Tech $27.7

http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/otl/news/story?id=4751287

DBroncos4life
12-18-2009, 03:46 PM
Revenues by program:

1. Texas $87.6
2. Ohio State $68.2
3. Florida $66.2
4. Georgia $65.2
5. Alabama $64.6
6. LSU $61.9
7. Penn State $61.8
8. Auburn $58.6
9. South Carolina $57.1
10. Notre Dame $56.9
11. Nebraska $55.2
12. Michigan $52.2
13. Michigan State $43.5
14. Tennessee 42.8
15. Oklahoma $42.6
16. Wisconsin $40
17. Iowa $38.9
18. Arkansas $38.6
19. Texas A&M $38.4
20. Clemson $35.2
21. Southern Cal $35.2
22. Washington $34.2
23. Oregon State $30.9
24. Arizona State $29.9
25. Virginia Tech $27.7

http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/otl/news/story?id=4751287
I would welcome NU leaving the B12. The TV deals for the Big 10 give each team about 15 million more dollars in revenue and the SEC gets a little more from CBS. The B12 doesn't have crap coming in from the networks. Plus everything is controlled by Texas in the B12 now. The B12 championship game is played in Texas every year now.

24champ
12-18-2009, 03:53 PM
I would welcome NU leaving the B12. The TV deals for the Big 10 give each team about 15 million more dollars in revenue and the SEC is a little more from CBS. The B12 doesn't have crap coming in from the networks. Plus everything is controlled by Texas in the B12 now. The B12 championship game is played in Texas every year now.

The SEC is at 18 mill per team...I mentioned the TV deals earlier in the thread. If the Big Ten moved to 12, it could certainly get more in TV revenue than the SEC...especially with the Championship game.

PAC-10 is rumored to be looking into expansion as well. Eventually all the major conferences will have championship games in the near future.

SouthStndJunkie
12-18-2009, 04:34 PM
Montana and Villanova are playing tonight for the Football Championship Subdivision title.

Go Griz!

SouthStndJunkie
12-18-2009, 07:43 PM
Nova's offensive line has been wearing down the Griz as the game goes on.

phillybroncosnut
12-18-2009, 09:09 PM
NOVA NATION BABY!!!!

I have season Tix to Nova football. What a fun year! Szczur is a flat out stud. Whatever Baseball team drafts him (he was drafted by the Dodgers a couple years ago) I will pull for a little bit (as long as they arent playing the Phillies). Whitney has the heart of a Lion.

National Champs Baby!!!

Go Cats Go

Natedog24
12-18-2009, 09:21 PM
Disappointed to see Montana lose. They seem to have a great fanbase which I greatly respect and they have a former Duck in Justin Roper so I was definitely pulling for them tonight.

TonyR
12-19-2009, 08:22 AM
I have season Tix to Nova football.

So you're one of the 12 people?!? It is amazing that a program with so little support can do so well. A credit to Andy Talley. Meanwhile, 30 minutes south at UD, Keeler gets 20,000 a week in the stands and has mostly failed since the title in 2003 and a title loss with Flacco in 2007.

phillybroncosnut
12-19-2009, 12:29 PM
So you're one of the 12 people?!? It is amazing that a program with so little support can do so well. A credit to Andy Talley. Meanwhile, 30 minutes south at UD, Keeler gets 20,000 a week in the stands and has mostly failed since the title in 2003 and a title loss with Flacco in 2007.

Simple.... Philly is a college hoops town, not college football. Also, Nova graduates mostly reside elswhere. There is zero to do in Delaware and most Delaware graduates are DE natives and stay in DE. Also, Nova is not well liked in Philly. Especially Nova hoops.
I'm not gonna pretend that Nova has a rich football history. I'm just a giant Nova fan period.
Its strange how Philly and NY are huge sports towns and have ZERO major college football programs within 5 hours (no, I refuse to call Rutgers, Syracuse or Temple huge college football programs). The closest to Philly I guess would be Penn State (who I hate anyway).

However, I wouldnt say one of the 12. The stadium they play, only seats, I'd guess, 6000. More often then not, they are at least 3/4 full.

Bronco LB52
12-19-2009, 12:41 PM
Simple.... Philly is a college hoops town, not college football. Also, Nova graduates mostly reside elswhere. There is zero to do in Delaware and most Delaware graduates are DE natives and stay in DE. Also, Nova is not well liked in Philly. Especially Nova hoops.
I'm not gonna pretend that Nova has a rich football history. I'm just a giant Nova fan period.
Its strange how Philly and NY are huge sports towns and have ZERO major college football programs within 5 hours (no, I refuse to call Rutgers, Syracuse or Temple huge college football programs). The closest to Philly I guess would be Penn State (who I hate anyway).

You're right that college football is no longer as prominent in the Northeast.
I disagree that Syracuse is not a huge football program.

Don't let their struggles in the last five years fool you, they were a perennial top-25 program for a long time. Syracuse produced the likes of Jim Brown, Art Monk, Larry Csonka, John Mackey, Dwight Freeney, Donovan McNabb, Ernie Davis, Floyd Little, Marvin Harrison. There are very few programs that can match this level of talent.

ESPN recently ranked every football program on prestige based on their accomplishments and Syracuse finished at 29.

http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=3842161

TonyR
12-19-2009, 12:42 PM
...most Delaware graduates are DE natives and stay in DE.

Actually, because DE is such a small state, only about 35% of the student body are from in state. Lots of kids from NJ, PA, MD, and NY.

phillybroncosnut
12-19-2009, 01:12 PM
You're right that college football is no longer as prominent in the Northeast.
I disagree that Syracuse is not a huge football program.

Don't let their struggles in the last five years fool you, they were a perennial top-25 program for a long time. Syracuse produced the likes of Jim Brown, Art Monk, Larry Csonka, John Mackey, Dwight Freeney, Donovan McNabb, Ernie Davis, Floyd Little, Marvin Harrison. There are very few programs that can match this level of talent.

ESPN recently ranked every football program on prestige based on their accomplishments and Syracuse finished at 29.

http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=3842161

Nova has Howie Long and Brian Westbrook. That hardly makes a college team a huge football program. Even if it does, Syracuse is probably 4 hours away from the NYC area.

phillybroncosnut
12-19-2009, 01:15 PM
Actually, because DE is such a small state, only about 35% of the student body are from in state. Lots of kids from NJ, PA, MD, and NY.

I was gonna add that DE is so small that you could go tip to tip in less then an area. No pro teams (all Philly area sports teams are their team, mostly)... I guess its just the thing to do for DE natives.

Even still, I'm not pretending Nova is some powerhouse with a huge fan base. Was just voicing my joy in their first football national championship, and maybe trying to explain to non locals the lack of a huge fan base

Bronco LB52
12-19-2009, 01:28 PM
Nova has Howie Long and Brian Westbrook. That hardly makes a college team a huge football program. Even if it does, Syracuse is probably 4 hours away from the NYC area.

Syracuse's contributions to college football are a lot bigger than a handful of players. They have more than their share of All-Americans, Heisman Trophy candidates (Marvin Graves, Don McPherson), first round draft picks and New Years bowl appearances.

TexanBob
12-19-2009, 01:55 PM
The head basketball coach at Pitt was quoted that he does not want to go to the Big 10. He thinks they are better in the Big East. He also feels the football program will do better staying in the Big East. Not that this guy's words will matter but I found it interesting for him to get out in front of the issue.

Bronco LB52
12-19-2009, 03:19 PM
The head basketball coach at Pitt was quoted that he does not want to go to the Big 10. He thinks they are better in the Big East. He also feels the football program will do better staying in the Big East. Not that this guy's words will matter but I found it interesting for him to get out in front of the issue.

No doubt going from the Big East to the Big Ten is a downgrade in terms of college basketball.

I am not sure that reason alone will be a deal breaker. The pros (Big Ten network revenues, academic ramifications) outweigh the cons.

24champ
12-19-2009, 03:30 PM
The head basketball coach at Pitt was quoted that he does not want to go to the Big 10. He thinks they are better in the Big East. He also feels the football program will do better staying in the Big East. Not that this guy's words will matter but I found it interesting for him to get out in front of the issue.

Athletic Directors and Coaches have ZERO say on the matter. It is up to the President of said University. One thing about joining the Big Ten, is that once you join that Conference you are in the CIC (Committee on Institutional Cooperation) and basically you have access to the other Universities educational resources. A very valuable incentive.

Bronco LB52
12-19-2009, 03:37 PM
Athletic Directors and Coaches have ZERO say on the matter. It is up to the President of said University. One thing about joining the Big Ten, is that once you join that Conference you are in the CIC (Committee on Institutional Cooperation) and basically you have access to the other Universities educational resources. A very valuable incentive.

The Big Ten is the only major athletic conference where all of its members are a part of the AAU (Association of American Universities), a prestigious honor.

To give some perspective on how big of a deal this is, the Ivy League is the next major conference that can claim to have all of its members in the AAU.

Bronco LB52
12-19-2009, 04:21 PM
St. Petersburg Bowl Players to Watch

Rutgers

RB: 38 Joe Martinek (So.)
WR: 2 Tim Brown (Sr.) - Second team All-Big East
WR: 6 Mohamed Sanu (Fr.)
LT: 75 Anthony Davis (Jr.) - First team All-Big East
C: 61 Ryan Blaszczyk (Sr.)
RT: 78 Kevin Haslam (Sr.)
RG: 77 Art Forst (So.)
DE: 99 Jonathan Freeny (Jr.)
DE: 45 Alex Silvestro (Jr.)
DE: 31 George Johnson (Sr.)
LB: 44 Ryan D'Imperio (Sr.)
CB: 21 Devin McCourty (Sr.) - First team All-Big East
SS: 26 Joe Lefeged (Jr.)

Central Florida

QB: 11 Brett Hodges (Sr.) - All-CUSA Honorable Mention
RB: 34 Brynn Harvey (So.)
RT: 76 Jah Reid (Jr.) - First team All-CUSA
DE: 49 Bruce Miller (Jr.) - Conference USA Defensive POY, First team All-CUSA
DE: 99 Jarvis Geathers (Sr.) - First team All-CUSA
DT: 98 Torrell Troup (Sr.) - Second team All-CUSA
OLB: 59 Cory Hogue (Sr.) - First team All-CUSA
OLB: 57 Lawrence Young (Jr.) - All-CUSA Honorable Mention
Rover: 38 Derrick Hallman (Jr.) - Second team All-CUSA
CB: 20 Josh Robinson (Fr.) - Freshman All-American, Second team All-CUSA

Bronco LB52
12-22-2009, 12:29 AM
In case you missed the New Orleans Bowl, ESPN is reairing it now!!!

Here are the players to watch:

Middle Tennessee State

QB: 9 Dwight Dasher (Jr.) - Second team All-Sun Belt
C: 72 Mark Thompson (Sr.) - First team All-Sun Belt
DE: 98 Chris McCoy (Sr.) - Sun Belt Defensive POY, First team All-Sun Belt
DE: 11 Jamari Latimore (Jr.) - Second team All-Sun Belt
MLB: 44 Danny Carmichael (Sr.) -Second team All-Sun Belt
OLB: 30 Cam Robinson (Sr.) - Second team All-Sun Belt
CB: 7 Alex Suber (Sr.) First team All-Sun Belt
FS: 20 Jeremy Kellem (Jr.) First team All-Sun Belt
CB: 3 Marcus Udell (Sr.) First team All-Sun Belt
K: 38 Alan Gendreau (So.) First team All-Sun Belt

Southern Mississippi

RB: 25 Damion Fletcher (Sr.) - Second team All-CUSA
WR: 5 DeAndre Brown (So.) -Second team All-CUSA
WR: 86 Gerald Baptiste (Sr.) - Second team All-CUSA
TE: 84 Leroy Banks (Sr.) - Second team All-CUSA
LT: 73 Kyle Burkhart (Sr.)
C: 59 Cameron Zipp (Jr.)
RG: 71 Ryan Hebert (Sr.) - First team All-CUSA
NT: 95 Anthony Gray (Jr.)
DE: 29 Terrance Conner (Sr.)
DE: 49 Cordarro Law (So.)
SLB: 56 Ronnie Thornton (So.)
MLB: 42 Korey Williams (So.) -Second team All-CUSA
CB: 20 C.J. Bailey (Jr.)
FS: 18 Eddie Hicks (Sr.) - First team All-CUSA

Kid A
12-22-2009, 10:59 AM
Congrats to Suh for becoming the first defensive player to ever win the AP player of the year award. Glad one group of college football awards voters showed some sanity.

http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=4764843

Rohirrim
12-22-2009, 11:19 AM
Congrats to Suh for becoming the first defensive player to ever win the AP player of the year award. Glad one group of college football awards voters showed some sanity.

http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=4764843

Hmmmmm. I wonder what it would cost the Broncos to trade up from the 8 spot to number one and take Suh? ;D

oubronco
12-22-2009, 11:44 AM
Hmmmmm. I wonder what it would cost the Broncos to trade up from the 8 spot to number one and take Suh? ;D

Carlton Powell had better stats in college.............. just sayin

Rohirrim
12-22-2009, 11:50 AM
Carlton Powell had better stats in college.............. just sayin

He was unstoppable against Texas. His first two years that D stunk. Since Pelini came in, he's been a force. I know he's a Husker (hold nose) but, he's been amazing in the games I've watched.

Bronco LB52
12-22-2009, 12:09 PM
Congrats to Suh for becoming the first defensive player to ever win the AP player of the year award. Glad one group of college football awards voters showed some sanity.

http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=4764843

The Heisman voting has former winners vote and has its share of hacks that don't work a beat. They now even count the fan's online poll results as a vote.

For instance, Ricky Williams voted for Colt McCoy this year. I can't blame him for backing his alma mater, but this is the type of crap that undermines the validity of the Heisman voting.

DBroncos4life
12-22-2009, 12:18 PM
Carlton Powell had better stats in college.............. just sayin

You are a ****ING retard.

Powell senior year 38 total tackles 3 sacks
Suh senior year 82 total tackles 12 sacks 1 INT

Powell college career 105 tackles 5 sacks 1 forced fumble
Suh college career 212 tackles 23 sacks 4 INTs

http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/player/stats?playerId=146428
http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/player/profile?playerId=175300

It's not even close. Try to have a clue of what you are talking about before you post random ****. Just sayin........

Bronco LB52
12-22-2009, 12:19 PM
Carlton Powell had better stats in college.............. just sayin

Say what?!!!

Powell
Junior season: 6.5 TFL, 2.5 sacks
Senior season: 7 TFL, 3.5 sacks
Career: 21 TFL, 6.5 sacks
http://www.hokiesports.com/football/players/2007/powell.html

Suh
Junior season: 19 TFL, 7.5 sacks
Senior season: 23 TFL, 12 sacks
Career: 56 TFL, 24 sacks
http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=157537

DBroncos4life
12-22-2009, 12:23 PM
Say what?!!!

Powell
Junior season: 6.5 TFL, 2.5 sacks
Senior season: 7 TFL, 3.5 sacks
Career: 21 TFL, 6.5 sacks
http://www.hokiesports.com/football/players/2007/powell.html

Suh
Junior season: 19 TFL, 7.5 sacks
Senior season: 23 TFL, 12 sacks
Career: 56 TFL, 24 sacks
http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=157537

You forgot Suh's INTS and blocked kicks too :)

24champ
12-22-2009, 12:36 PM
Bobby Hauck of the Montana Grizzlies is the new UNLV Head Coach.


http://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/billingsgazette.com/content/tncms/assets/editorial/2/23/5a3/2235a3be-ed4b-11de-b91a-001cc4c03286.preview-300.jpg?_dc=1261301783

gunns
12-22-2009, 12:48 PM
Carlton Powell had better stats in college.............. just sayin

Stats never tell the whole story.

Bronco LB52
12-22-2009, 12:49 PM
Bobby Hauck of the Montana Grizzlies is the new UNLV Head Coach.


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Great hire for the Rebels.

It will be interesting to see how the middle pack of the Mountain West will play out in the next few seasons.

Wyoming and San Diego State are on the upswing. Steve Fairchild had a down year in Ft. Collins, but he lost some fine seniors after his bowl win in his first year. I think he's going to bounce back. The only program that I think is in questionable shape is New Mexico.

SouthStndJunkie
12-22-2009, 01:08 PM
#18 Oregon State versus #14 BYU tonight in the Las Vegas Bowl.

I want to get a better look at Oregon State QB Sean Canfield tonight.

Rohirrim
12-22-2009, 01:10 PM
#18 Oregon State versus #14 BYU tonight in the Las Vegas Bowl.

I want to get a better look at Oregon State QB Sean Canfield tonight.

Yessir! I've watched a few of his games. Nothing spectacular but he's good in all aspects. He'll need to beef up a bit, but I think he's one of the better looking QBs out there.

elsid13
12-22-2009, 01:20 PM
Yessir! I've watched a few of his games. Nothing spectacular but he's good in all aspects. He'll need to beef up a bit, but I think he's one of the better looking QBs out there.

I am very impressed with him. He seem to finally figured it out and has the arm and accuracy to make all the NFL throws. What I like the most is he understands when to force it and when to go for the check down.

DBroncos4life
12-22-2009, 01:22 PM
Stats never tell the whole story.

Don't worry Al Gore is just making crap up again.

Bronco LB52
12-22-2009, 03:01 PM
#18 Oregon State versus #14 BYU tonight in the Las Vegas Bowl.

I want to get a better look at Oregon State QB Sean Canfield tonight.

What's crazy is that Canfield wasn't even the team's starting QB in the preseason.

LAS VEGAS BOWL PLAYERS TO WATCH

Oregon State
QB: 5 Sean Canfield (Sr.) - First team All-Pac Ten
RB: 1 Jacquizz Rodgers (So.) - Third team All-American, First team All-Pac Ten
WR: 8 James Rodgers (Jr.) - Second team All-American, First team All-Pac Ten
WR: 80 Damola Adeniji (Sr.)
C: 60 Alex Linnekohl (Jr.)
RG: 73 Gregg Peat (Sr.) - First team All-Pac Ten
DT: 54 Stephen Paea (Jr.) - First team All-Pac Ten
WLB: 35 Keith Pankey (Jr.)
MLB: 59 Dwight Roberson (Jr.)
SLB: 32 Keaton Kristick (Sr.) - First team All-Pac Ten
SLB: 45 David Pa'aluhi (So.)

BYU
QB: 15 Max Hall (Sr.) - Second team All-MWC
RB: 45 Harvey Unga (Jr.) - First team All-MWC
WR/KR: 11 O'Neill Chambers (So.)
TE: 32 Dennis Pitta (Sr.) - First team All-MWC
TE: 88 Andrew George (Sr.) - Second team All-MWC
LT: 70 Matt Reynolds (So.) - First team All-MWC
C: 64 R.J. Willing (Sr.)
DE: 84 Jan Jorgensen (Sr.) - First team All-MWC
DE: 92 Brett Denney (Sr.)
WLB: 41 Coleby Clawson (Sr.)
CB: 4 Brian Logan (Jr.)
SS: 22 Andrew Rich (Jr.) - Second team All-MWC
FS: 21 Scott Johnson (Sr.)

DBroncos4life
12-22-2009, 03:06 PM
I want us to draft both the Rodgers lol

Bronco LB52
12-23-2009, 02:27 PM
POINSETTIA BOWL PLAYERS TO WATCH

Utah
QB: 3 Jordan Wynn (Fr.)
RB: 36 Eddie Wide (Jr.) - 1st team All-MWC
WR: 16 David Reed (Sr.) - 1st team All-MWC
WR: 85 Jereme Brooks (Jr.)
WR: 11 Luke Matthews (Fr.)
LT: 68 Zane Beadles (Sr.) - 1st team All-MWC
LG: 72 Caleb Schlauderaff (Jr.) - 2nd team All-MWC
DE: 41 Koa Misi (Sr.) - 1st team All-MWC
DE: 94 Christian Cox (Jr.)
DT: 98 Sealver Siliga (So.)
ROV: 10 Stevenson Sylvester (Sr.) - 1st team All-MWC
MLB: 20 Mike Wright (Sr.)
CB: 25 R.J. Sanford (Sr.)
FS: 17 Robert Johnson (Sr.) - 1st team All-MWC
SS: 12 Joe Dale (Sr.)

California
RB: 34 Shane Vereen (So.)
TE: 80 Anthony Miller (So.)
LT: 79 Mike Tepper (Sr.) - 1st team All-Pac Ten
C: 54 Chris Guarnero (Jr.)
RT: 72 Mitchell Schwartz (So.)
DE: 97 Cameron Jordan (Jr.)
DT: Tyson Alualu (Sr.) - 1st team All-Pac Ten
ILB: 18 Michael Mohamed (Jr.) - 1st team All-Pac Ten
ILB: 10 Devin Bishop (Sr.)
OLB: 9 Eddie Young (Sr.)
CB: 5 Syd'Quan Thompson (Sr.) - 1st team All-Pac Ten
FS: 11 Sean Cattouse (So.)
P: 19 Bryan Anger (So.) - 1st team All-Pac Ten

Crushaholic
12-23-2009, 02:35 PM
With a name like Anger, you would think he was a D-Lineman...

Orange4Life
12-23-2009, 08:10 PM
Utah is killing Cal. After what BYU did to Oregon St last night the Mtn West owns the PAC-10. These are two teams that TCU DESTROYED!

TCU has a pretty good argument to be playing for the title

bombay
12-23-2009, 08:12 PM
As usual, the MWC team hammers the Bull**** Clown Series team that they play.

Bronco LB52
12-24-2009, 11:03 AM
HAWAII BOWL PLAYERS TO WATCH

SMU
RB: 8 Shawnbrey McNeal (Jr.)
WR/KR: 17 Emmanuel Sanders (Sr.) - 1st team All-CUSA
LT: 70 Kelvin Beachum (So.) - 2nd team All-CUSA
LG: 77 Josh LeRibeus (So.)
C: 51 Mitch Enright (Sr.)
RT: 79 J.T. Brooks (So.)
DE: 99 Marquis Frazier (So.)
DE: 47 Taylor Thompson (So.)
DE: 8 Margus Hunt (Fr.)
ILB: 52 Pete Fleps (Jr.)
MLB: 29 Chase Kennemer (Sr.)
WLB: 45 Youri Yenga (Jr.)
CB: 6 Bryan McCann (Sr.)
CB: 2 Sterling Moore (Jr.)
SS: 10 Rock Dennis (Sr.)

Nevada
QB: 10 Colin Kaepernick (Jr.) -2nd team All-WAC
WR: 18 Brandon Wimberly (Fr.) - WAC Freshman of the Year - 2nd team All-WAC
TE: 85 Virgil Green (Jr.) - 2nd team All-WAC
WT: 73 Alonzo Durham (Sr.) - 1st team All-WAC
C: 63 Kenneth Ackerman (Sr.) - 2nd team All-WAC
SG: 62 John Bender (Jr.)
DE: 55 Dontay Moch (Jr.) -WAC Defensive POY - 1st team All-WAC
DT: 95 Nate Agaiava (Sr.)
DE: 99 Kevin Basped (Jr.) - 2nd team All-WAC
SLB: 52 James-Michael Johnson (So.) - 2nd team All-WAC
MLB: 36 Mike Bethea (Sr.)
WLB: 33 Brandon Marshall (So.)
SS: 49 Jonathon Amaya (Sr.) - 2nd team All-WAC

SoCalBronco
12-24-2009, 03:50 PM
Go SMU and Coach Jones!

SouthStndJunkie
12-24-2009, 06:34 PM
SMU is smoking Nevada 31-0 in the 2nd quarter.

24champ
12-25-2009, 12:02 AM
WAC sucks.

Time for the MWC to invite Boise State and be on the way to get AQ status.

SouthStndJunkie
12-25-2009, 12:20 AM
SMU 18 year old Freshman QB Kyle Padron had an awesome game tonight.

32 of 41 for 460 yards with 2 TDs and 0 INTs.

June Jones has that program going in the right direction.