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Author Topic: 2024 College Football Thread  (Read 128352 times)

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2024 College Football Thread
« on: August 09, 2022, 05:45:51 PM »
Alabama is number one in the Coaches Pre- Season Poll. Ohio State two and Georgia 3.

Badgers are 20

https://www.usatoday.com/sports/ncaaf/polls/coaches-poll/2022-2023/2022-08-08/
« Last Edit: January 01, 2024, 04:58:55 PM by Herman Cain »
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2022, 06:58:35 PM »
Alabama is number one in the Coaches Pre- Season Poll. Ohio State two and Georgia 3.

Badgers are 20

https://www.usatoday.com/sports/ncaaf/polls/coaches-poll/2022-2023/2022-08-08/

Bama and OSU are favored by double digits in the initial lines for all their games.  Crazy.

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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2022, 07:13:13 PM »
Five teams are favored in all their games.
Bama
OSU
Georgia
Utah
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2022, 07:48:59 PM »
Alabama is number one in the Coaches Pre- Season Poll. Ohio State two and Georgia 3.

Badgers are 20

https://www.usatoday.com/sports/ncaaf/polls/coaches-poll/2022-2023/2022-08-08/

Oh look,  the top 5 are 5 of the 6 teams with multiple CFP appearances. The 6th is in the top 10. How exciting
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2022, 12:32:25 PM »
Oh look,  the top 5 are 5 of the 6 teams with multiple CFP appearances. The 6th is in the top 10. How exciting

Sorta like the Premier League  ;D

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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2022, 12:44:55 PM »
Why the playoffs need expansion.
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2022, 05:50:50 PM »
If only Marquette would bring back football, we'd be favored in every game.
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2022, 07:11:53 PM »
Michigan is incredibly overrated at 6. Plus they have a joke of a schedule until mid October so the Walmart’s will be out in full force this fall
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2022, 09:26:19 AM »
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« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2022, 10:04:26 AM »


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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #11 on: August 19, 2022, 11:01:57 AM »
Michigan is incredibly overrated at 6. Plus they have a joke of a schedule until mid October so the Walmart’s will be out in full force this fall

Michigan and ND are the most overrated teams in preseason polls. I doubt either finish in the top 10. Though one thing Michigan has going for them is stable QB play, a relatively new phenomenon for Harbaugh.
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #12 on: August 19, 2022, 11:06:47 AM »
Michigan and ND are the most overrated teams in preseason polls. I doubt either finish in the top 10. Though one thing Michigan has going for them is stable QB play, a relatively new phenomenon for Harbaugh.

Michigan has a dynamic backfield and a ton of depth at WR.  Their bigger concern is on the other side of the ball.  Questions on the edge and secondary.  They could be an 11-win team or regress to 8-9 wins
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #13 on: August 19, 2022, 12:18:32 PM »
Michigan has a dynamic backfield and a ton of depth at WR.  Their bigger concern is on the other side of the ball.  Questions on the edge and secondary.  They could be an 11-win team or regress to 8-9 wins

I think the solace there for Michigan supporters is the fact that every year Harbaugh has been there, aside from the COVID year, Michigan has had a top 5, at worst top 10, defense in yards allowed.  A top 20 scoring defense every year.  Given the relative strength of their recruiting, it makes sense that they reload.

Returning almost everyone key on offense, outside of Haskins, I get why optimism is high.  I don't think they are really that overrated at all.  Maybe if last year had been another disappointing one instead of the best Michigan season in 20 years.

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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #14 on: August 19, 2022, 12:22:03 PM »
I think the solace there for Michigan supporters is the fact that every year Harbaugh has been there, aside from the COVID year, Michigan has had a top 5, at worst top 10, defense in yards allowed.  A top 20 scoring defense every year.  Given the relative strength of their recruiting, it makes sense that they reload.

Returning almost everyone key on offense, outside of Haskins, I get why optimism is high.  I don't think they are really that overrated at all.  Maybe if last year had been another disappointing one instead of the best Michigan season in 20 years.

Their defense is like most Big 14 or 16 or whatever defenses.  Good against league teams, exposed against faster and bigger teams.  I think those numbers are inflated by the teams they play more than anything.  Even last year, they got exposed at times in the Ohio State game.  Lots of talented kids go through there, not enough dynamic athletes to compete against truly elite teams
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #15 on: August 27, 2022, 12:06:45 PM »
Huskers showing some fight against Northwestern. Frost needs to produce this year , or else he’s gone
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #16 on: August 27, 2022, 01:28:54 PM »
UNC and Florida State playing FCS opponents today
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #17 on: August 27, 2022, 02:13:07 PM »
Don’t understand why The Huskers tried an on side kick in third quarter with the lead. Wildcats got possession in good field position  and scored
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #18 on: August 27, 2022, 02:58:37 PM »
Don’t understand why The Huskers tried an on side kick in third quarter with the lead. Wildcats got possession in good field position  and scored

It’s one of those plays that if it works, Frost is heralded for boldness (like Sean Payton in SB) and for going for the jugular. But yeah, Nebraska had all the momentum and it went buh-bye.

Not all that impressed with several of Fitzgerald’s decisions, either.
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #19 on: August 27, 2022, 03:15:47 PM »
Ha ha husker nation.  Another loss in a one score games despite being 11 pt favorites.  Season over before it starts.  Long live Scott Frost. 
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #20 on: August 27, 2022, 03:18:10 PM »
I love it. You should’ve seen how empty my Costco was at lunch today. Might be harder to find tee times than I thought it’d be this fall.

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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #21 on: August 27, 2022, 03:48:33 PM »
The Husker need to give their backup QB more time , he is a dual threat quarterback who can at least throw a spiral . Their first stringer was throwing wounded ducks all game
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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #22 on: August 27, 2022, 04:49:19 PM »
It’s one of those plays that if it works, Frost is heralded for boldness (like Sean Payton in SB) and for going for the jugular. But yeah, Nebraska had all the momentum and it went buh-bye.

Not all that impressed with several of Fitzgerald’s decisions, either.

Except Payton did it with a 13-3 team.  Frost did it coming off back to back 3 win seasons and an abysmal record in one score games.  Even if it worked I feel like it would have been needlessly risky.  Dude is flailing

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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #23 on: August 27, 2022, 04:50:34 PM »
I'm glad to see Jason Benetti bolted ESPN for Fox.

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Re: 2022-23 College Football Thread
« Reply #24 on: August 27, 2022, 04:54:10 PM »
Illinois will win the Big Ten West
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