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Comment 22 hours ago

Thought thos thread was going to be about kickoffs out of bounds. That is a senseless penalty and field position deficit that needs to stop. Have we had a single game without one?

Comment 17 Nov 2014

Of the 13 voters in the ESPN power poll, Desmond Howard ranks Ohio State lowest at 8, followed by SEC homers Pollack and Schlabach who have Ohio State at 7. Everyone else has the Buckeyes ranked higher. It is so predictable, like Drew Sharp and John Wilner in the AP.

Comment 16 Nov 2014

This one stood out to me too.  I dont think the issue is about Georgia as much as it is about the SEC narrative.   It seems like there are 4 spots reserved for the SEC in the top-10 and UGA was the next one up because, you know, the pollsters were ridiculously wrong when they tried to place South Carolina, A&M, and Auburn in those top-10 spots reserved for the SEC and they sure don't want to put Mizzou up there (having lost to the B1G's lowly Hoosiers). 

Comment 16 Nov 2014

The committee said they start fresh each week, so it should not be a question os Miss State start at 1 and dropping; it should be a question of where does Miss State rank?

miss State's claim to the top spot was beating 3 top 10 teams in a row.  If the committee looks at Miss State today, using current rankings, thos 3 wins over Auburn, LSU, and Texas A&M are just wins over 7-3, 7-4, and 7-4 teams.  That is nott too different from tOSU beating several 6-4 teams.  However, Miss State's loss was on the road to a top 5 team and tOSU's loss was at home to an unranked team.  

For these reasons, I could see Miss State being ahead of Ohio State for this week. Of course, i could also see ASU, Baylor and TCU below Ohio State due to ASU losing and Baylor and TCU having weaker schedules. More movement to come.

Comment 15 Nov 2014

Remember when the BCS determined style points (i.e., running up the score) was not good and just caised coaches to put the health of starters (and their futures) at risk so the BCS made the computers remove margin of victory from the algorithms? 

This committee seems to favor the TCUs of the day rather than the Tressell teams of a few years ago.

Comment 14 Nov 2014

Thanks.  It is choppy, but a better picture than BTN on my TV, which is not in HD.

Hey Comcast, you can have the free HI Def SEC channel; just give me BTN in HD since I'm paying $5/month for it! 

Comment 02 Nov 2014

Also, mid-B1G Wisc lost a close one on the road to mid-SEC LSU. And we all can see from rankings that a loss to an SEC team only counts for half a loss, and a losss to LSU means you can be in top-10. 

Comment 02 Nov 2014

So true.  There was I time When I calmly told my colleagues from tsun that tOSU fans didnt consider tsun our rival anymore; this pissed them off more than anything.  But it really has become true to a large extent.  Tsun will get better some day, but right now, they need to focus on their current rival, App State.  

Comment 27 Oct 2014

Was this Brett Musterbugers list?

No, Brett has a separate top 10 list, based on the girlfriends and mothers of the QBs.