Skip to comments.Boise State projected as BCS No. 1
Posted on 10/11/2010 11:45:55 AM PDT by rhema
Six weeks into the college football season and one week before the first Bowl Championship Series standings are released, there are 13 unbeaten teams in all three polls.
So who'd be the BCS' No. 1 if the standings came out today? Would it be consensus No. 1 Ohio State, the top team in The Associated Press, USA Today and Harris polls? Or maybe fellow unbeaten Oregon, ranked No. 2 and earning first-place votes in all three polls?
According to the projection of ESPN's Brad Edwards, it's consensus No. 3 Boise State.
According to the projections, the No. 1 Buckeyes would place fifth in the BCS standings, percentage points behind Oklahoma.
1. Boise State .913
2. Oregon .863
3. TCU .854
4. Oklahoma .8425
5. Ohio State .8421
6. LSU .782
7. Nebraska .777
8. Auburn .744
9. Michigan State .642
10. Alabama .634
Edwards projects the unbeaten Broncos, the highest-ranked team from a non-automatic qualifying conference, as the top team in the standings by a comfortable margin, followed by Oregon.
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Should be called BS instead of BCS. Ohio State is #1.
This thread is about as meaningfull as a 2012 Presidential poll. It is intresting, but there are still a ton of things to sort out. it will even out. im an Ohio St fan.
Buckeye’s are #1.
Buckeye’s are #1.
Mon, Sep 6 at (10) Virginia Tech W 33-30 —
Sat, Sep 18 at Wyoming W 51-6 —
Sat, Sep 25 (24) Oregon State W 37-24 —
Sat, Oct 2 at New Mexico State W 59-0 —
Sat, Oct 9 Toledo W 57-14 —
Sat, Oct 16 at San Jose State 8:00 pm —
Tue, Oct 26 Louisiana Tech 8:00 pm —
Sat, Nov 6 Hawaii 2:00 pm —
Fri, Nov 12 at Idaho 9:00 pm —
Fri, Nov 19 Fresno State 9:30 pm —
Fri, Nov 26 at (21) Nevada 10:15 pm —
Sat, Dec 4 Utah State 3:00 pm —
As a big Buckeye fan, I’m fine with this early season projection. Buckeyes need to take of business and things will work out as they should.
Over—rated. (chant with me).
Yeah. Right up until Nov. 20th.
We're waiting for you!
Perhaps one thing going for THE Ohio State University is the BCS Championship Game is in Glendale AZ. Glendale, AZ is technically north of the I-10, hee hee.
That whole list will get re-shuffled in the next 4 weeks.
Were you “waiting” for us the last 6 years? (8 of the last 9 years)?
Both Wisconsin and Iowa will be tough, no argument from me there. And Iowa will be tougher than Wisconsin. But even when Ohio State should beat Wisconsin, they usually find a way to lose the game.
There is no apostrophe in “Buckeyes.”
There is no apostrophe in Buckeyes.
Yep. Just don’t be “waiting” like for Arizona.
Yeah, I know. Talk about shooting yourself in the foot!
Isn’t their strength of schedule probably at the best it will be as their remaining schedule plays out and isn’t that a BCS computer factor?
Some of these teams have a point, but BCS conferences were decided by the beatings they take game after game.
I almost feel sorry for Alabama (I said almost) playing teams for the next X weeks that had byes before playing them.
All the whining about Boise State surprises me. If the heavyweights at schools like Ohio State, Texas, Florida, etc. weren’t refusing to schedule Boise State, maybe those who make the “Boise State’s schedule is so weak” argument might sound a little less like a bunch of whiny girls. Obviously, if Ohio State thought they could beat Boise so easily, they’d schedule them. Everyone knows Boise State has offered to play anyone, anywhere. Go Broncos! I hope they blow the lid off the BCS good old boys’ club.
Boise would be 2nd in the Big 10, but I’d like to see them play some good teams instead of the palookas on their schedule.
After seeing that news why do I suddenly have the urge to go out and eat some cupcakes?
if they played the entire B10 schedule I don’t think they would be 2nd.
Even if it’s required that BCS schools play BS - that still doesn’t make a season.
let them join a conference - someone should have to take them.
That is what the big conference cry babies say all the time. What does Boise St do about it? Just win. Look at their bowl game record.
The real reason the BCF conferences dont want a true tournament is they can lock out the Boise St’s and TCU’s of the world, keep all the money and prestige for themselves. But, if, by some miracle because the big boys will do everything they can do to lock them out, Boise St does win the mythical national championship the outcry for a tourney (from the big school that gets locked out) may get to be too much and we may get a real national championship.
I will take Boise St and the points in the mythical national championship.
OSU, Nebraska, Texas, et al would gladly schedule Boise State, except Boise insists on a “home and away” two-fer. Sorry, big schools aren’t going to fly their team out to play on smurf field in front of 143 people. Not going to happen.
Boise would own the little ten this year.
I think TCU has been more impressive than Boise State.
I also think Nebraska, should they go unbeaten, should be in the BCS title game. You don’t go into Manhattan and put a licking on Kansas State like that, unless you’re damn good.
Why should Ohio State play the big time teams every week, when these little schools play high school schedules and then claim they should have the title? What a farce.
I don’t know if Boise State beats Nevada.
Yup, all the time. And they always schedule division 2 cupcakes in the beginning and refuse to schedule teams like Boise St. And when they do, they will not travel to be a visitor in no uncertain terms.
Mountain Dad, put down that Mountain Dew. It’s affecting your thought processes. Go Bucks!!!!
The schedules are made three, four and sometimes five years in advance.
Unless, and until, Boise can get routinely onto the schedule of top twenty teams, they are S.O.L. As for this season, they have to sit and eat their cupcake schedule and hope against hope that Virginia Tech and Oregon State do not lose any more games (both have two losses already).
Boise State will fade from the top based on their schedule. They’ll have to content themselves with another BCS game, but no ticket to THE game.
Hmmm, why didn’t you mention U of Miami, who was a powerhouse when Ohio State scheduled them about 5 years ago?
If you want the “Big Boys” to come play in your house, build a stadium big enough to at least pay for the trip.(and while you’re at it, get green turf, nobody wants to play on that blue turf either)
They need to play in a better conference. And I think they know that.
Same with the Horned Frogs.....
I'd love to see...TCU, and Boise State play in the Big 12.
Yup. Come November 20 Michigan is our Bitch Again!
In my husbands never ending quest to leave the socialist republic of WASHINGTON, he has been offered a position in Boise/Kuna area. We are going to be visiting the area soon. What is it like, It has been about 20 years since we have been to Boise. Pros/Cons of living there, how is the gang situation??
This just in....Florida just ran another dive play.
Boise State? Yeah...they’ve played some real POWERHOUSES so far. Toledo, New Mexico State, San Jose State...a killer schedule. The Buckeyes play Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, Penn State through the rest of the season, just a little more of a test than Wyoming or the Virginia Tech team Boise beat 33-30. Sorry BCS, but nonsense won’t sell.
We’ll see at the end of the season. Enjoy.
Oregon State would have beaten TCU if TCU hadn’t decided to have the roof of Cowboys Stadium opened on a miserably hot day. Pretty chicken-shit if you ask me.
Had I been Mike Reilly, I would have told TCU that the game would not start until the roof was closed and the A/C turned on.
If ‘ifs’ and ‘buts’ were candy and nuts, we’d all have a Merry Christmas.