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Austiger 12-02-2007 12:33 AM

BCS Bowl Matchups Speculation
 
My guesses:

BCSCG
Georgia vs. OSU

Fiesta
Oklahoma vs. ASU

Sugar
LSU vs. Hawaii

Orange
VT vs. WVU

Rose
USC vs. Kansas

MyTurn2Raise 12-02-2007 12:34 AM

Re: Who is in the BCS?
 
If Georgia gets the title, it truly is the mythical national title

Austiger 12-02-2007 12:35 AM

Re: Who is in the BCS?
 
Here are the BCS standings going into this week:

1 Missouri 1 2779 .9751 2 1454 .9693 25 23 24 25 25 25 .990 1 .9781 4
2 West Virginia 2 2753 .9660 1 1467 .9780 24 25 25 24 24 24 .970 2 .9713 3
3 Ohio State 3 2638 .9256 3 1383 .9220 23 24 23 22 21 23 .910 3 .9192 5
4 Georgia 4 2368 .8309 4 1232 .8213 21 17 22 23 20 20 .830 5 .8274 7
5 Kansas 6 2170 .7614 T-5 1161 .7740 22 22 16 19 23 21 .840 4 .7918 2
6 Virginia Tech 7 2164 .7593 T-5 1161 .7740 17 19 19 21 22 22 .810 6 .7811 8
7 LSU 5 2215 .7772 7 1134 .7560 20 21 21 20 18 18 .790 7 .7744 1
8 USC 9 2059 .7225 9 1073 .7153 18 20 13 14 16 16 .640 T-10 .6926 11
9 Oklahoma 8 2132 .7481 8 1126 .7507 14 10 15 13 13 17 .550 12 .6829 10
10 Florida 11 1757 .6165 11 898 .5987 15 15 18 17 17 14 .640 T-10 .6184 12
11 Boston College 12 1587 .5568 12 861 .5740 16 14 20 18 19 18 .720 8 .6169 14
12 Hawaii 10 1829 .6418 10 958 .6387 9 16 8 11 15 12 .470 14 .5835 15
13 Arizona State 13 1446 .5074 13 756 .5040 19 18 17 16 14 15 .660 9 .5571 6
14 Tennessee 15 1249 .4382 15 654 .4360 12 9 14 15 12 13 .510 13 .4614 18
15 Illinois 14 1254 .4400 14 674 .4493 11 13 7 9 8 9 .370 17 .4198 17
16 Clemson 18 897 .3147 17 469 .3127 7 3 10 12 11 10 .380 16 .3358 22
17 Oregon 19 716 .2512 20 316 .2107 13 5 11 8 9 7 .350 18 .2706 9
18 Wisconsin 16 911 .3196 16 493 .3287 5 12 3 4 0 2 .140 23 .2628 21
19 BYU 20 649 .2277 19 327 .2180 8 4 9 3 3 8 .230 19 .2252 25
20 Texas 17 903 .3168 18 417 .2780 6 0 4 0 0 3 .070 25 .2216 13
21 South Florida 25 249 .0874 27 100 .0667 10 0 12 10 10 11 .410 15 .1880 23
22 Virginia 23 478 .1677 T-21 271 .1807 3 2 6 6 7 4 .190 20 .1795 16
23 Cincinnati 21 512 .1796 24 146 .0973 2 6 5 2 4 6 .170 T-21 .1490 24
24 Auburn 24 402 .1411 T-21 271 .1807 4 0 1 7 6 1 .120 24 .1472 NR
25 Boise State 22 493 .1730 23 247 .1647 0 11 0 0 0 0 .000 NR .1125 19

pvn 12-02-2007 12:55 AM

Re: BCS Bowl Matchups Speculation
 
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My guesses:

BCSCG
Georgia vs. OSU

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My gut feeling is that there will be voter shenanigans and LSU will sneak in instead of UGA. OSU fans should be praying for this imo.

Austiger 12-02-2007 01:07 AM

Re: BCS Bowl Matchups Speculation
 
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My guesses:

BCSCG
Georgia vs. OSU

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My gut feeling is that there will be voter shenanigans and LSU will sneak in instead of UGA. OSU fans should be praying for this imo.

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Herbstriet already started the campaign for it.

Also, if Hawaii made it to the Sugar Bowl and beat LSU/Georgia to finish undefeated, should they get the AP title?

SoloAJ 12-02-2007 01:15 AM

Re: BCS Bowl Matchups Speculation
 
No, they shouldn't. It would certainly light a fire under their asses to start playing real teams in their schedule. They'd realize they can't get rewarded for cupcakes.

Austiger 12-02-2007 01:17 AM

Re: BCS Bowl Matchups Speculation
 
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No, they shouldn't. It would certainly light a fire under their asses to start playing real teams in their schedule. They'd realize they can't get rewarded for cupcakes.

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Yeah, I agree. Just throwing it out there.

Clayton 12-02-2007 01:18 AM

Re: BCS Bowl Matchups Speculation
 
MT2R is right, but holy god 1 time

Riverman 12-02-2007 01:18 AM

Re: BCS Bowl Matchups Speculation
 
Uh...its not shenanigans...you can't play for the national title if you don't win your conference

Austiger 12-02-2007 01:21 AM

Re: BCS Bowl Matchups Speculation
 
Looking at the BCS rules of selection, there is an important stipulation:

C. When two bowls lose host teams, then the bowl losing the number one team may not select a replacement team from the same Conference as the number two team, unless the bowl losing the number two team consents

Basically, this means that if LSU plays OSU, the Rose can't pick Georgia, even though they have the first pick for a replacement and Georgia is not tied to the Sugar Bowl. The Sugar would obviously not consent and the Rose would end up with USC vs. Kansas/Illinois rather than USC vs. Georgia. The implication there would be that USC vs. Georgia could make a serious claim for being the AP championship game.


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