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BCS Selections- College Football
Dec 7, 2008 | scottsays

Posted on 12/07/2008 4:48:19 PM PST by scott says

BCS Selection Show on Fox 8 PM EST

Final Rankings-

AP Top 25Sun Dec 7, 2008

1. Florida
2. Oklahoma
3. Texas
4. Alabama
5. USC
6. Penn St.
7. Utah
8. Texas Tech
9. Boise St.
10. Ohio St.


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KEYWORDS: bcs; collegefootball; ncaa; toiletbowl; topten
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OK, lets see how badly the BCS screws this up and what teams get looked over-
1 posted on 12/07/2008 4:48:19 PM PST by scott says
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To: 4everontheRight; ABG(anybody but Gore); Abbeville Conservative; akorahil; albee; Americanwolf; ...

College Football Bowl Selections Ping!


2 posted on 12/07/2008 4:49:48 PM PST by scott says (USA- (7/4/1776--11-4-2008))
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To: scott says

Do you have the whole list of 25 (go Hokies)?


3 posted on 12/07/2008 4:50:42 PM PST by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: scott says

I’m shocked, shocked I say...that my Washington Huskies are not there. Wait till next year! Go Dawgs!


4 posted on 12/07/2008 4:50:52 PM PST by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: scott says
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpMdIHgDmCA
BOOMER SOONER!
5 posted on 12/07/2008 4:51:01 PM PST by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: scott says
By God, if the National Championship Game doesn't include Boise State, I'll want to know the reason why!

Be Seeing You,

Chris

6 posted on 12/07/2008 4:52:58 PM PST by section9 (Major Motoko Kusanagi says, "Jesus is Coming. Everybody look busy...")
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To: TornadoAlley3

Ohio St with 2 losses is going to be picked over undefeated Boise.


7 posted on 12/07/2008 4:53:25 PM PST by TruthWillWin
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To: scott says

In a fair world, it would be the unbeatens playing for the championship...


8 posted on 12/07/2008 4:53:27 PM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Computer says No..... Carole Beer)
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To: scott says

GO Gators


9 posted on 12/07/2008 4:53:49 PM PST by claymax (Vote for a HERO...........not for the ZERO!)
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To: scott says

someone will get screwed in the top 10, since UCinci and VT are going to a major bowl, probably against each other.

Bama-Utah
OU-UF
PSU-USC

Who does Texas get? Boise?
And Texas Tech? I see them getting hurt when the dust settles.


10 posted on 12/07/2008 4:54:37 PM PST by Canedawg ("The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it")
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To: scott says

I’ll guess:

1) Florida
2) Oklahoma
3) Alabama
4) Texas
then the rest

But there’s a chance the BCS will put OU #1.


11 posted on 12/07/2008 4:54:41 PM PST by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: TruthWillWin
Ohio St with 2 losses is going to be picked over undefeated Boise.

A travesty. It's all about the money.

12 posted on 12/07/2008 4:54:57 PM PST by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century.)
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To: Canedawg

We already know Texas Tech gets shafted - two BCS games go to texas and ou - so there is no question there.


13 posted on 12/07/2008 4:55:44 PM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Computer says No..... Carole Beer)
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To: Canedawg

Maybe Ohio st gets dropped into the Cotton Bowl (they still play that, right?) against UT or TT.


14 posted on 12/07/2008 4:56:19 PM PST by Canedawg ("The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it")
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To: HokieMom

Complete list—

http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/polls?poll=1


15 posted on 12/07/2008 4:56:22 PM PST by scott says (USA- (7/4/1776--11-4-2008))
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To: Canedawg

Texas- Ohio State?


16 posted on 12/07/2008 4:57:24 PM PST by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: buccaneer81

As much as I’d root for Boise St., them for the national championship would be a little like the Durham Bulls playing for the World Series title.


17 posted on 12/07/2008 4:57:49 PM PST by dangus
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To: TruthWillWin

Something tells me the 4 at large teams will be as follows, in selection order:

TEXAS
UTAH
ALABAMA
TEXAS TECH


18 posted on 12/07/2008 4:58:10 PM PST by cleveland gop (Brett Farve, Drew Brees and maybe Kurt Warner will be NFL MVP!!! Any questions?? I didn't think so.)
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To: scott says

Thanks! We're 21!! We're 21!!!

19 posted on 12/07/2008 4:58:35 PM PST by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: HokieMom; All
Penn State vs USC in the Rose Bowl.
Nice match up—USC will win most likely.
20 posted on 12/07/2008 5:01:03 PM PST by scott says (USA- (7/4/1776--11-4-2008))
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To: cleveland gop

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2144063/posts

BCS DECLARES GERMANY WINNER OF WORLD WAR II US Ranked 4th

After determining the Big-12 championship game participants the BCS computers were put to work on other major contests and today the BCS declared Germany to be the winner of World War II.

“Germany put together an incredible number of victories beginning with the annexation of Austria and the Sudetenland and continuing on into conference play with defeats of Poland, France, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium and the Netherlands. Their only losses came against the US and Russia; however considering their entire body of work—including an incredibly tough Strength of Schedule—our computers deemed them worthy of the #1 ranking.”

Questioned about the #4 ranking of the United States the BCS commissioner stated “The US only had two major victories— Japan and Germany . The computer models, unlike humans, aren’t influenced by head-to-head contests—they consider each contest to be only a single, equally-weighted event.”

German Chancellor Adolph Hitler said “Yes, we lost to the US ; but we defeated #2 ranked France in only 6 weeks.” Herr Hitler has been criticized for seeking dramatic victories to earn ‘style points’ to enhance Germany ‘s rankings. Hitler protested “Our contest with Poland was in doubt until the final day and the conditions in Norway were incredibly challenging and demanded the application of additional forces.”

The French ranking has also come under scrutiny. The BCS commented “ France had a single loss against Germany and following a preseason #1 ranking they only fell to #2.”

Japan was ranked #3 with victories including Manchuria, Borneo and the Philippines.


21 posted on 12/07/2008 5:01:28 PM PST by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

Texas- Ohio State?
- - - - - - - - -

Yep, and that’s a good matchup.


22 posted on 12/07/2008 5:02:13 PM PST by Canedawg ("The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it")
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To: All

Texas Tech and Ole Miss are in the Cotton Bowl


23 posted on 12/07/2008 5:02:38 PM PST by Sybeck1 (Million Minuteman March (Spring 2009))
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To: cleveland gop

Texas Tech will not get an at large.


24 posted on 12/07/2008 5:03:12 PM PST by mcjordansc
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To: TornadoAlley3

Texas vs Alabama would be a nice game—I hope we get some good match ups in these games.


25 posted on 12/07/2008 5:03:43 PM PST by scott says (USA- (7/4/1776--11-4-2008))
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To: HokieMom
VT gets Cincinnati in the Orange Bowl—nice match up!
26 posted on 12/07/2008 5:05:02 PM PST by scott says (USA- (7/4/1776--11-4-2008))
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To: Drango

LOL!!!

I saw that on another thread this morning.

VT/UC IN THE ORANGE BOWL!!!

Could be very entertaining......


27 posted on 12/07/2008 5:05:13 PM PST by cleveland gop (Brett Farve, Drew Brees and maybe Kurt Warner will be NFL MVP!!! Any questions?? I didn't think so.)
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To: scott says

Records through Sun Dec 7, 2008

AP Top 25 Ranking

Rank Team

Record

Pts

Last Week

1. Florida (50) 12-1 1602 2
2. Oklahoma (9) 12-1 1540 4
3. Texas (6) 11-1 1530 3
4. Alabama 12-1 1410 1
5. USC 11-1 1372 5
6. Penn St. 11-1 1259 6
7. Utah 12-0 1225 7
8. Texas Tech 11-1 1193 8
9. Boise St. 12-0 1101 9
10. Ohio St. 10-2 1069 10
11. TCU 10-2 921 11
12. Cincinnati 11-2 863 13
13. Oklahoma St. 9-3 853 14
14. Georgia Tech 9-3 761 15
15. Oregon 9-3 710 16
16. Georgia 9-3 599 17
17. BYU 10-2 477 20
18. Pittsburgh 9-3 428 23
19. Michigan St. 9-3 423 21
20. Mississippi 8-4 389 22
21. Virginia Tech 9-4 318 NR
22. Northwestern 9-3 262 24
23. Ball St. 12-1 249 12
24. Oregon St. 8-4 163 25
25. Missouri 9-4 150 19

Others Receiving Votes:

  • Iowa 104,
  • Boston Coll. 95,
  • Florida St. 13,
  • West Virginia 12,
  • East Carolina 12,
  • California 8,
  • Rice 6,
  • Nebraska 5,
  • Tulsa 2,
  • Rutgers 1

28 posted on 12/07/2008 5:06:31 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: scott says

75th Anniversary Orange Bowl!

http://www.orangebowl.org/

Might have to check into attending that one.


29 posted on 12/07/2008 5:07:50 PM PST by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: mcjordansc

AT&T Cotton Bowl (1/2) - Ole Miss vs. Texas Tech [FOX] - 2:00 p.m. ET

OXFORD, Miss. — Ole Miss will be returning to postseason play, as the Rebels accepted an invitation to the 2009 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic Sunday. No. 20 Ole Miss is matched up with No. 8 Texas Tech, Jan. 2, 2009 at 1 p.m. CT in a FOX televised game from Dallas.

“We are honored to be chosen to participate in the 2009 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic,” said Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone. “Being in the Cotton Bowl is perfect recognition of the accomplishments this outstanding football team worked so hard for this year.”

Houston Nutt becomes just the fifth Ole Miss head coach to guide the Rebels to a bowl in his first season at the helm. With an 8-4 regular-season record and a 5-3 mark in the SEC, Nutt revived a Rebel squad that was coming off four straight losing seasons and a 3-8 campaign with no conference wins in 2007. It marked the team’s best improvement from one season to the next since legendary Ole Miss Coach John Vaught’s debut in 1947.

Projected to place fifth in the SEC Western Division in the preseason, the Rebels finished second in the West, knocked off the last two national champions on the road in No. 4 Florida and No. 18 LSU and ended the year on a five-game win streak.

“I’m so excited to take this team to a bowl game,” Nutt said. “I missed the bowl game last year, so I’m doubly excited. Rick Baker and the entire staff at the Cotton Bowl do a tremendous job. They are very hospitable, and the team has such a great time.

“Bowl people talk about how well they run the bowl. The Cotton Bowl is such a famous and historic bowl game. We are very proud to take Ole Miss to the Cotton Bowl.”

The Rebels’ last bowl bid came five years ago and ironically in the Cotton Bowl, in a 31-28 victory over Oklahoma State. Ole Miss will be appearing in its fourth Cotton Bowl Classic, posting a 2-1 record. The Rebels defeated TCU 14-13 in the 1956 game and dropped a 12-7 decision to Texas in 1962.

Ole Miss is continuing a rich bowl tradition with its 32nd all-time appearance, which is tied with Miami (Fla.) for 17th on the NCAA Division I-A’s list of all-time bowl berths. The Rebels are 19-12 in bowl games, with the 19 wins tied for the 12th most in college football.

Ole Miss is 6-1 in its last seven bowl games dating back to a 13-0 win over Air Force in the 1992 Liberty Bowl. The Rebels’ only loss during that span came during the 2000 Music City Bowl, falling 49-38 to West Virginia.

This encounter will mark the third bowl meeting between Ole Miss and Texas Tech, who ended the regular season with an 11-1 record. With this game, the Red Raiders will tie the Texas Longhorns and the Air Force Falcons as the Rebels’ most frequent bowl opponent. The teams’ other two postseason battles occurred at the Independence Bowl with Ole Miss prevailing both times, 20-17 in 1986 and 35-18 in 1998.

Including the regular season, the all-time series is tied at 2-2. Texas Tech won both games of a home-at-home series in 2002 and 2003.

The Rebels are 6-2 in bowl games against the Big XII Conference and have won five straight. This matchup will mark Ole Miss’ fifth bowl game against a Big XII team in its last six bowl appearances and third straight.


30 posted on 12/07/2008 5:07:54 PM PST by Sybeck1 (Million Minuteman March (Spring 2009))
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To: scott says

Boycott BCS bowls.

We want a playoff.


31 posted on 12/07/2008 5:08:42 PM PST by devere
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To: scott says

So, how long do they drag this show out? 30 minutes?


32 posted on 12/07/2008 5:09:18 PM PST by DrewsDad
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To: TomGuy

Nice formatting skills! I have the computer knowledge of an 8 year old, lol.


33 posted on 12/07/2008 5:09:46 PM PST by scott says (USA- (7/4/1776--11-4-2008))
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To: DrewsDad

Yeah, the show on Fox is 30 minutes.


34 posted on 12/07/2008 5:11:04 PM PST by scott says (USA- (7/4/1776--11-4-2008))
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To: TomGuy

Rice got 6 votes? Really?


35 posted on 12/07/2008 5:12:48 PM PST by thesetruths
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To: devere
Definitely NEED a playoff. Maybe Obambi will make an Executive order and make it happen!
36 posted on 12/07/2008 5:12:51 PM PST by scott says (USA- (7/4/1776--11-4-2008))
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To: scott says

Utah vs. Bama?? WTF happened to Texas vs. Bama???


37 posted on 12/07/2008 5:14:34 PM PST by mainepatsfan
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Absolute nonsense. Stick to a subject that you know about.


38 posted on 12/07/2008 5:15:02 PM PST by ItisaReligionofPeace
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To: thesetruths; All

Utah vs Alabama in the Sugar. I guess thats a good one.
Ohio State gets Texas in the Fiesta.


39 posted on 12/07/2008 5:15:36 PM PST by scott says (USA- (7/4/1776--11-4-2008))
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To: mainepatsfan

I wanted to see Texas vs Alabama. Of course, Texas can make the argument they should be in the title game.


40 posted on 12/07/2008 5:17:24 PM PST by scott says (USA- (7/4/1776--11-4-2008))
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To: mainepatsfan

BCS didn’t want a controversy if Texas thrashed #4 Bama. They did not want a #3 vs. #4 matchup.


41 posted on 12/07/2008 5:18:06 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: mainepatsfan

That because of the bowls grab who they want. Not what ‘we’ want.


42 posted on 12/07/2008 5:18:19 PM PST by BGHater (Obama is a Neocon.)
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To: scott says

UTAH/ALABAMA SUGAR DOWL

OSU/TEXAS FIESTA BOWL.......

They slip in the back door, playing a angry Longhorn squad.

I would have preferred a trip to New Orleans to face UTAH or ALABAMA.


43 posted on 12/07/2008 5:19:12 PM PST by cleveland gop (Brett Farve, Drew Brees and maybe Kurt Warner will be NFL MVP!!! Any questions?? I didn't think so.)
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To: scott says

Two good matchups there. i figured Utah-Bama in #10.


44 posted on 12/07/2008 5:19:52 PM PST by Canedawg ("The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it")
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To: TruthWillWin
Ohio St with 2 losses is going to be picked over undefeated Boise.

The big 10 is the most overrated conference in college football, in a walk.

45 posted on 12/07/2008 5:19:52 PM PST by slnk_rules (http://mises.org)
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To: TomGuy

OU #1!


46 posted on 12/07/2008 5:20:38 PM PST by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: ABG(anybody but Gore); aft_lizard; Archie Bunker on steroids; Auntbee; Bad~Rodeo; Bat_Chemist; ...
The FR College Football Ping List
FReepmail GOP_Raider to be on or off this list

47 posted on 12/07/2008 5:21:43 PM PST by GOP_Raider (Have you risen above your own public education today?)
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To: Canedawg; cleveland gop; All

The match ups are pretty good. Given the crappy system I think they did a fairly good job with the selections.


48 posted on 12/07/2008 5:22:37 PM PST by scott says (USA- (7/4/1776--11-4-2008))
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To: TornadoAlley3

If Ohio State plays ANY of the following:
Texas, OU, Missouri, Alabama, Boise State, Florida, or USC, the game will be a 30 point spread. I would give OSU 21 points on a hundred dollar bet against any of those teams.


49 posted on 12/07/2008 5:22:43 PM PST by slnk_rules (http://mises.org)
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To: thesetruths
Rice got 6 votes? Really?

Rice went 9-3 and 7-1 in conference.

50 posted on 12/07/2008 5:22:52 PM PST by mwyounce
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