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2012-13 bowl schedule
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Posted on 12/03/2012 10:47:10 AM PST by Perdogg

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1 posted on 12/03/2012 10:47:16 AM PST by Perdogg
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To: ABG(anybody but Gore); aft_lizard; Archie Bunker on steroids; Auntbee; Bad~Rodeo; Bat_Chemist; ...

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2 posted on 12/03/2012 10:49:57 AM PST by Perdogg (Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA4) for President 2016)
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To: Perdogg
Wow. I didn't realize that ESPN almost gained control of every game.

Some of the games will be nice, others are just repeats, ala LSU vs. Clemson.

Florida vs. Oregon would have been nice.

3 posted on 12/03/2012 10:55:24 AM PST by Theoria (Romney is a Pyrrhic victory.)
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To: Perdogg
What happened to the old days when bowl games were named after obscure citrus fruits?
4 posted on 12/03/2012 10:56:16 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Big Bird is a brood parasite: laid in our nest 43 years ago and we are still feeding him.)
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To: Perdogg

Who in their right mind decided that Northern Illinois should get the at-large bid over the University of Oklahoma? It should be OU vs Florida in the Sugar Bowl.


5 posted on 12/03/2012 10:57:26 AM PST by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: KarlInOhio
What happened to the old days when bowl games were named after obscure citrus fruits?

lol

Obscure citrus fruits got out-bid by obscure businesses.

6 posted on 12/03/2012 10:59:53 AM PST by builder (I don't want a piece of someone else's pie)
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To: Perdogg

Worst bowl season, ever.


7 posted on 12/03/2012 11:00:50 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: SVTCobra03

OU is one the short list of teams nobody wants to see win. UNtil there is some sort of top 8 or top 10-12 playoff college rankings mean bupkiss.

Example Alabama loses and only drops 2 spots to move right back to a #2 position. A likes of OU, Kansas St, or Notre Dame had lost they would have dropped out of top 10 (as they did early on).


8 posted on 12/03/2012 11:01:06 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: SVTCobra03

Which game is going to have more fans in Pro Player Stadium, The Orange Bowl, or a typical Miami Hurricanes home game?


9 posted on 12/03/2012 11:02:54 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Perdogg

Wow. We have more bowl games than good teams to play in them.


10 posted on 12/03/2012 11:03:06 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Democrats are evil. Republicans are stupid.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

The only good games outside of ND-Bama, are the Fiesta Bowl (Ore-K State), the Cotton (A&M-OU)....The only other game that really does anything is the Holiday Bowl matchup between Baylor-UCLA.


11 posted on 12/03/2012 11:05:52 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Perdogg

Damn...Boise State’s game is scheduled for Dec 22. That the day AFTER the world ends. I swear...Boise gets NO respect!


12 posted on 12/03/2012 11:07:01 AM PST by pgkdan (We are witnessing the modern sack of Rome. The barbarians have taken over.)
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To: Perdogg

Writing this from Columbus, Ohio.

Most bowls w/ Big Ten teams not good match-ups. I only see one Big Ten team winning (Wisconsin, if their big uglies show up).

Here’s hoping that Alabama wins the Championship Game, so that OSU remains sole undefeated team.


13 posted on 12/03/2012 11:07:09 AM PST by Remole
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To: KarlInOhio
What happened to the old days when bowl games were named after obscure citrus fruits?

Massive GLAAD protests at the Charles Nelson Reilly Bowl brought a permanent end to those days.


14 posted on 12/03/2012 11:08:35 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Remole

UGA will crush Nebraska like a bug.


15 posted on 12/03/2012 11:08:41 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I think we played in the Paul Lynde Bowl one year.


16 posted on 12/03/2012 11:09:57 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Remole

6-6 Pitt and 6-6 Ole Miss meeting in a crumbling stadium in Birmingham, AL on January 5. Does anyone really NEED this??


17 posted on 12/03/2012 11:10:16 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

What’s sad is that most schools wind up losing money on these bowl games, maybe La Tech had the right idea.


18 posted on 12/03/2012 11:12:52 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator
Worst bowl season, ever.

I said that last year.

19 posted on 12/03/2012 11:13:32 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Theoria
Wow. I didn't realize that ESPN almost gained control of every game.

Except for the Jan.1 and BCS games, who else is going to show them? Granted, NBC and CBS have growing national cable sports networks (and Fox is looking to join in the fray), but none of them have the penetration or resources of ESPN yet.

20 posted on 12/03/2012 11:14:08 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: dfwgator

I know Pitt played in the last-ever Bluebonnet Bowl in 1987 and they still haven’t been paid.


21 posted on 12/03/2012 11:15:52 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: 1rudeboy

Bowl season is to college football what the NIT is to college basketball....nobody cares.


22 posted on 12/03/2012 11:15:54 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Perdogg

bttt


23 posted on 12/03/2012 11:18:34 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Resolute Conservative

“Example Alabama loses and only drops 2 spots to move right back to a #2 position. A likes of OU, Kansas St, or Notre Dame had lost they would have dropped out of top 10 (as they did early on).”

Um, K-state did lose. They didn’t drop out. Oregon lost. They didn’t drop out. OK lost. They didn’t drop out. Till they lost another. As far as Notre Dame goes, they are playing in the Championship game. So, what’s your point again?

ROOOOOOL TIDE!!!!!!!


24 posted on 12/03/2012 11:21:49 AM PST by saleman (!!!!)
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To: SVTCobra03
Who in their right mind decided that Northern Illinois should get the at-large bid over the University of Oklahoma?

This boggles the mind. Northern Illinois best win was over Kansas or Kent State. They lost to Iowa.

OU underachieves, but would crush the directional school.

25 posted on 12/03/2012 11:23:11 AM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: FatherofFive

I bet NIU will beat Florida State.


26 posted on 12/03/2012 11:24:31 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: SVTCobra03

Good call. You’re right.


27 posted on 12/03/2012 11:24:59 AM PST by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: dfwgator

Maybe UGA should have declined a trip to the SEC Championship game in order to make sure they could go to a BCS game.

The Florida game looks to be a real snoozer. :(


28 posted on 12/03/2012 11:25:56 AM PST by petitfour
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To: Resolute Conservative

Speak for yourself. I want to see OU play and win. Just because YOUR team got stomped by OU, don’t try to speak for the rest of us.


29 posted on 12/03/2012 11:28:20 AM PST by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: petitfour

The only intrigue would have been seeing them go up against Charlie Strong, but if rumors are to be believed, Charlie may not be around for that game.


30 posted on 12/03/2012 11:28:36 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: saleman

Subjective rankings need to be supplanted by an objective playoff.


31 posted on 12/03/2012 11:28:36 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: SVTCobra03
Who in their right mind decided that Northern Illinois should get the at-large bid over the University of Oklahoma?

Nobody in their right mind would pick NIU. But because NIU was ranked higher than Rose Bowl bound 5 loss Wisconsin and the Big Least Champion Louisville NIU gets an automatic BCS bid.

32 posted on 12/03/2012 11:29:44 AM PST by C19fan
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To: Resolute Conservative
Subjective rankings need to be supplanted by an objective playoff.

You mean the way all of the other NCAA Football divisions do it?

33 posted on 12/03/2012 11:30:18 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Resolute Conservative

When Alabama puts an old fashioned Southern whuppin’ on the Irish in January, what will be your whine then? Any of the top four SEC teams would beat Notre Dame convincingly this year. Spurrier might have even run the score up, to make the point!


34 posted on 12/03/2012 11:31:48 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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35 posted on 12/03/2012 11:32:38 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

I think the Chick Fil ‘A Bowl might be interesting with Clemson vs. LSU. The SEC is going to put on a beating of those Big 10 = 12 teams in the Florida bowls. Your Gators have to beat Louisville by at least 3 TDs or they are an embarrassment to the SEC. (Although UF tends to play to the level of their opponent) :)


36 posted on 12/03/2012 11:33:47 AM PST by C19fan
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To: C19fan

The Gators don’t blow teams out like they used to....they play good defense, and they get just enough offense to win....probably will be the case here as well.

But at least it would be some revenge for losing to them in last year’s Regional Final.


37 posted on 12/03/2012 11:36:25 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

The way all other sports period do it.


38 posted on 12/03/2012 11:36:48 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: dfwgator

“I bet NIU will beat Florida State”

Step away from the crak pipe....


39 posted on 12/03/2012 11:38:07 AM PST by saleman (!!!!)
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To: dfwgator

That side-line fly pass caused me to break a table!


40 posted on 12/03/2012 11:38:26 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Resolute Conservative
The way all other sports period do it.

Well maybe with the exception of figure skating and gymnastics.

41 posted on 12/03/2012 11:39:01 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: FatherofFive

Didn’t Northern Illinois lose to Kentucky? My beef with this system is teams in the top 10 of the BCS don’t get to go to a BCS bowl because only 2 teams from one conference can go.


42 posted on 12/03/2012 11:39:13 AM PST by MissEdie (America went to the polls on 11-6-12 and all we got was a socialist thug and a dottering old fool.)
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To: righttackle44

I am an OU fan genius, went there and sat next to Billy Sims in History class, well his seat anyways he wasn’t there much. Still we need a playoff.


43 posted on 12/03/2012 11:39:38 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: saleman

Oooh I forgot, FSU are the champs of the mighty ACC.


44 posted on 12/03/2012 11:40:45 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Point taken... :) I hope I implied the organized team sports: baseball, basketball, volleyball, softball, Div 2 football, high school football for that matter...


45 posted on 12/03/2012 11:42:00 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: Resolute Conservative

I sometimes wonder how folks like you miss the FACT that, for instance, the SEC has a playoff which then sends the best SEC team to the bowl schedules (along with two or three of the top SEC teams who didn’t win the playoff).


46 posted on 12/03/2012 11:44:22 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: dfwgator

And Northern Illinois is the champ of....what?

Fer criss sake. Northern Illinois lost to Kentucky. By 33 or some such. I’m not sure. Did Kentucky beat anyone else?


47 posted on 12/03/2012 11:44:28 AM PST by saleman (!!!!)
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To: Theoria
“others are just repeats, ala LSU vs. Clemson.”

A repeat of what? Clemson has only played LSU twice in it's 116 year history, once in 1959 and the last in 1996.

48 posted on 12/03/2012 11:47:08 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: MHGinTN

Unfortunately the SEC can only send two teams to BCS games, in reality, they could have sent six if there were no limits (Bama, UF, UGA, LSU, SCar and A&M)

And I would dare say even Vandy is better than a few of the teams.


49 posted on 12/03/2012 11:47:08 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

I would love to see Ohio State play Georgia or even A&M or Florida now. BTW, what put OSU on probation?


50 posted on 12/03/2012 11:52:56 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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