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Simulated BCS Rankings (Week-6)
BCS Guru ^ | October 11, 2010 | BCS Guru

Posted on 10/11/2010 9:10:39 AM PDT by C19fan

Top 10:

1: BSU

2: Oregon

3: TCU

4: OU

5: THE Ohio State Unuiversity

6: Nebraska

7: LSU

8: Auburn

9: 'Bama

10: Michigan State

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TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: bcs; bs; college; football
Keep us college football junkies happy until the official BCS rankings come out this weekend. The Smurfs get the top ranking on their 2nd highest computer ranking which should start to plummet. The number 1 team in the computer polls, THE Ohio State University, still being hurt by poor computer ranking. The Spartans jumped into the top 10 with their win over the Wolverines. The other non-trade marked USC is at 11.Mizzou jumped from 21 to 14.Arizona fell out of the top 10 to 19. The Gators fell out of the Top 20.
1 posted on 10/11/2010 9:10:43 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

I sometimes wonder about those computers. They have Ohio St. and Nebraska at 5 and 6 when I think a fairly good case can be made that they are the top 2 teams in the country.


2 posted on 10/11/2010 9:18:12 AM PDT by conservativebuckeye
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To: C19fan

HELP!! I couldn’t find the University of Miami in either of the major polls this morning?! They were ranked 13th in the nation last week. Then they played FSU this weekend, and now they’re completely gone - nowhere to be found in the top 25?

What the heck happened!?

:)


3 posted on 10/11/2010 9:20:14 AM PDT by Sax
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To: C19fan

Heard this on ESPN this morning. From Brad’s lap top to god’s ears.

Of course they also think Boise will drop in subsequent weeks even while winning, due to the weaker schedule attributes used in the calculations.

http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=5673225


4 posted on 10/11/2010 9:20:32 AM PDT by GoforBroke
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To: Sax

“Wide Right”?


5 posted on 10/11/2010 9:23:02 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Sax
HELP!! I couldn’t find the University of Miami in either of the major polls this morning?! They were ranked 13th in the nation last week. Then they played FSU this weekend, and now they’re completely gone - nowhere to be found in the top 25?

What the heck happened!?

:)

They're comiserating with the Wolverines, who were ranked 18th before their Little Brothers showed up to play at their house.

Go Spartans!

6 posted on 10/11/2010 9:23:08 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: C19fan

Placing BSU number one only indicates that the simulation involved mind altering drugs of some sort. By the end of the season both Oregon State and Virginia Tech will be at least three loss teams. How could BSU be anywhere near one when their toughest opponents each have two losses already?

The Broncos are sitting in the corner bakery eating cupcakes the rest of this season. Their schedule alone dictates that they do not belong in this discussion.


7 posted on 10/11/2010 9:26:01 AM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Conservatives want a CHOICE not an echo - No more RINOs!)
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To: conservativebuckeye

Well, this is all.... “if the election were held today” type stuff. Still very interesting. Ohio State hasn’t played anyone, that’s why we’re 5th in this simulation. If OSU beats Wisconsin next week, let’s see where OSU is. I think it’s safe to say, if OSU wins out, they’ll be in the BCS Championship game.

I think the real question is, will the BCS formula put an undefeated Boise St. team ahead of a one-loss major conference team, such as Alabama? Right now, the simulation has a pretty big gap between Boise and Alabama.


8 posted on 10/11/2010 9:29:26 AM PDT by Big E
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To: Yo-Yo
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9 posted on 10/11/2010 9:34:00 AM PDT by Sax
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To: conservativebuckeye
I sometimes wonder about those computers. They have Ohio St. and Nebraska at 5 and 6 when I think a fairly good case can be made that they are the top 2 teams in the country.

That's the way I see it also.

10 posted on 10/11/2010 9:35:27 AM PDT by Digger (If RINO is your selection, then failure is your election)
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To: Big E

We all know the season can go any which way from here on out. Nevertheless, I’d like to see any of the “major conference” teams take Gene Bleymaier up on his request.

“Boise State Athletic Director Gene Bleymaier has said publicly, loudly and clearly that the Broncos will play anybody, anytime, anywhere. Yet, no program is returning his calls.”

http://www.thehoya.com/sports/Boise-State-Deserves-Fair-Shot-9211015/


11 posted on 10/11/2010 9:39:28 AM PDT by GoforBroke
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To: GoforBroke

I do not think they will drop if Oregon State some how beat my Ducks in the end and earn a way to the Rose bowl. At the same time if Nevada ranks high up in the ranks when they play Boise. If that all happens then Boise State will be solid number 1 if Ohio also lose a game along the way.


12 posted on 10/11/2010 9:39:38 AM PDT by Tamatoa (Fight for our America, Fight for our Country I fought to defend!!!)
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To: C19fan

Ohio State and the B10 are overrated. This is the time of year when I just start dreading the B10 going to the BCS championship game only to get a beatdown at the hands of the SEC.


13 posted on 10/11/2010 9:40:43 AM PDT by Lou Budvis (Refudiate 0bama '12)
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To: GoforBroke

I am an Ohio State grad. The one team I am not wild about playing is Boise St. That’s a tough team. I think OSU would be overconfident, and it would be a very tough game. If Ohio State isn’t in the big game, I’m rooting for Boise St. I’d like to see them get their shot. I think it’s nuts to say these smaller schools can’t win. Utah was undefeated two years ago, and beat Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Boise has beaten Oregon two years in a row. How many games in a row has Boise won? They have almost the exact same team as last year; that team deserves their shot.


14 posted on 10/11/2010 9:51:48 AM PDT by Big E
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To: Big E
You're lucky you're not playing Michigan State this year...

Read somehtign this weekend that pmathematically there could be 7 undefeated teams at the end of the season. Likely scenario, is 3..maybe 5..this could finally blouw up the BCS system..give us a playoff-structure.

15 posted on 10/11/2010 9:55:45 AM PDT by ken5050 (I don't need sex.....the government screws me every day..)
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To: Big E
You're lucky you're not playing Michigan State this year...

Read somehtign this weekend that pmathematically there could be 7 undefeated teams at the end of the season. Likely scenario, is 3..maybe 5..this could finally blow up the BCS system..give us a playoff-structure.

16 posted on 10/11/2010 9:55:49 AM PDT by ken5050 (I don't need sex.....the government screws me every day..)
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To: Big E
You're lucky you're not playing Michigan State this year...

Read somehtign this weekend that pmathematically there could be 7 undefeated teams at the end of the season. Likely scenario, is 3..maybe 5..this could finally blow up the BCS system..give us a playoff-structure.

17 posted on 10/11/2010 9:55:51 AM PDT by ken5050 (I don't need sex.....the government screws me every day..)
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To: Sax

My brother-in-law got his undergrad from MSU, his doctorate from FSU, and teaches at Troy University.

Troy won, FSU won, MSU won, U-M lost, ‘Cains lost, and Floriduh lost. Doesn’t get much better than that for him.


18 posted on 10/11/2010 9:57:05 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: ken5050

Yeah, we have an easy schedule this year. Miss Michigan St and Northwestern, instead we have Indiana and Minnesota. Penn State is lousy this year. Michigan at home. Basically, we have 2 tough games (Iowa, Wisconsin).

Probably, there will be an undefeated team from the WAC (Boise-Nevada winner). An undefeated team from the MWC (Utah-TCU winner). Maybe an undefeated team from the Big 12 (Oklahoma or Nebraska). Maybe one from the Big 10. And then the SEC will tell me they’re better than all of them. Who knows, maybe they are. The BCS stinks, there should be a playoff. Of course, if there was a playoff, nobody would argue about who’s better. Who’s the best team in college basketball? Duke. I know this, because I watched them win it on the court. End of argument.


19 posted on 10/11/2010 10:04:20 AM PDT by Big E
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To: Lou Budvis

Might ask LSU alums after they met Iowa in ‘95...


20 posted on 10/11/2010 10:06:28 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: Yo-Yo

I hear that - it was the perfect storm of good football for my NCAA & Pro teams too (many of the same reasons!)


21 posted on 10/11/2010 10:06:46 AM PDT by Sax
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To: Sax; goseminoles

Yeah baby, the canes got spanked, it was a great day for football!


22 posted on 10/11/2010 10:07:37 AM PDT by Howudoing
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To: ken5050

I think Boise State, TCU, Oregon, Ohio State, Michigan State, The SEC champ (if Auburn or LSU), and the BXII champ (if Nebraska, OU, or Missouri) now have the oppotunity to finish undefeated. I think more than likely though, only Boise State and TCU are likely to do so. Oregon is usually good for a random loss and the SEC and BXII champs will likely have one loss.


23 posted on 10/11/2010 10:28:48 AM PDT by Lou Budvis (Refudiate 0bama '12)
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To: Sax

Go Noles!!


24 posted on 10/11/2010 10:36:35 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Big E

I know I’m in the minority, but I’d hate to see a full-blown playoff in CFB. Maybe one game after the 4 BCS bowls are played, but that’s it. CFB is the only major American sport where the regular season means everything. You have to be perfect. When the NFL goes to 18 games, there will be teams with 8 freakin losses going to the playoffs. Talk about commitment to mediocrity.

Also, the realignment should solve many problems. With NE to the B10, there will be a championship game, thus there can only be one undefeated team from that conference unless something really strange happens. The same goes for the P10 with CU and UU. The BXII is going to play a true round robin, so only one possible undefeated team from that conference.

The addition of Boise State, Nevada and Fresno State to the MWC should qualify that conference for an automatic BCS bid and would likely have only one possible undeated team.


25 posted on 10/11/2010 10:57:41 AM PDT by Lou Budvis (Refudiate 0bama '12)
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To: Big E

I think Boise State has a great team. But, if they want to play with the top teams for a national championship, they need to schedule some top teams in their regular season. I’m sick of their tactic of trying to whine their way to the top.

I mean, come on - when BSU played #24 Oregon State, it was being touted as one of their biggest games ever... LOL In the whole history of BSU, they probably haven’t played as many games against ranked teams as my Volunteers will play this season alone.

For all I know, it’s likely that BSU could beat any college team in the nation in a championship bowl. But I also know that if they did win, it would be after NOT having spent the whole season getting beat down & injured by quality opponents. When they spend a season butting heads with top tier teams and then play a good bowl game, I’ll be glad to give them some respect. Until then, they’re just a big fish in a small pond.

Fletcher J


26 posted on 10/11/2010 11:08:30 AM PDT by Fletcher J
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To: Lou Budvis

If you keep the playoff to 8 teams, you’ll get all of the undefeateds plus the best 1- (and maybe 2-) loss teams. Good enough for me.

It’s a lit better than relying on computers and subjective polls. Let ‘em play it out on the field. Works for Div 1-AA (now FCS), Div 2, and Div 3.


27 posted on 10/11/2010 11:21:33 AM PDT by kevkrom (De-fund Obamacare in 2011, repeal in 2013!)
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To: kevkrom

Eight teams would work. Along those lines, Brent Mussburger suggested that the top 8 conference champions be picked for the playoffs. That would also work because this year the MW and WAC both deserve to have their conference champions in and the Big East does not.


28 posted on 10/11/2010 11:32:49 AM PDT by Lou Budvis (Refudiate 0bama '12)
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To: Fletcher J

Yeah, they play a weak schedule. At least next year, they’re moving up into the Mountain West. Of course, Utah is going to the Pac 10, and BYU is going independent, so it won’t be much different for Boise. Wonder if the arrival of Boise had anything to do with the departure of Utah and BYU?

I’m from Pennsylvania, so maybe I root for Boise because they remind me of Penn State. Back in the day, all Penn State did was win, but no one gave them any credit because it was crummy Eastern teams they were beating. It took them 15 years to be accepted as equal to all the other college powers.


29 posted on 10/11/2010 11:55:52 AM PDT by Big E
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To: Big E

Yeah, it wouldn’t surprise me if it came to light that BYU and Utah just didn’t want to be BSU’s whipping boys every year.

Personally, I’m in favor of a playoff system, but at least for now we have plenty of what-ifs to keep the fans having fun arguing. That may be more fun than a playoff anyway. :)

BTW - I spent Friday night and most of Saturday at an old-fashioned apple butter stir, so I didn’t watch much football this weekend. However, I did get to see the much-hated USC Trojans (coached by the much-hated Lane Kiffin) get defeated in the last second. :)


30 posted on 10/11/2010 1:26:46 PM PDT by Fletcher J
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To: Big E

The problem with weak schedules is that teams are constrained by conference commitments, and then when you get a good team from a weak conference, no one wants to play them. So, these teams can’t improve their strength of schedule and the big boys duck them because they’re overrated- just look at their strength of schedule!


31 posted on 10/11/2010 2:35:59 PM PDT by kevkrom (De-fund Obamacare in 2011, repeal in 2013!)
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