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fhoenix

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2015 ESPN Top 25

1. Ohio State
2. TCU
3. Alabama
4. Baylor
5. Oregon
6. Michigan State
7. Auburn
8. Florida State
9. Georgia
10. USC
11. Notre Dame
12. Clemson

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My sooner are 19th.....ugh
Boise state 24th...only non-major ranked in top 25

AP poll out soon and the opening kickoff

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I love to see TCU and Baylor there and u of Texas not.
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Go COOGS!!!
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IMO this year's texas longhorn team could be their worst in my lifetime. 
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Agreed, Herman introduced a real run game. Combine that with a scrambling QB named Ward, that will not slide, but will spin for an extra three yards, and I see a new big school coach in the making. UH is a stepping stone to the big money. Briles, Sumlin. I guess Texas will take Herman from us on his way up. SIL got the opportunity to ride to Tulsa on a private flight with the UH Dean and others to the Tulsa game. Time for UH to pull out the check book. They built the stadium, third ward is getting refaced with yuppie condos, time to step up to the next level and keep some local talent in H town.
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4 teams make it to the playoff

ACC has clemson and florida state undefeated and no one else with a shot
Big10 has michigan state, iowa and ohio state undefeated with no one else with a shot 
Big12 has OSU, TCU, Baylor undefeated and OU looking in with 1 loss
SEC has LSU undefeated and A&M, Alabama, and florida looking in with 1 loss
Pac12 has Utah undefeated with stanford looking in with 1 loss
Notre Dame has 1 loss and is looking in
Several mid majors are looking in if they go undefeated and 2 power 5 conferences have 2 loss champs

Like last year we are going to have teams left out that were worthy.
Take the 5 champions and 3 at-large teams. 
Win your conference as a power 5 team and you are in. Period. After that you rely on ratings and power rankings and public perception to get one of the 3 at-large bids. Don't get one of them you can complain but you could have won your conference and gotten an automatic bid. WIn and you earn a spot. Otherwise you are begging for spot based on being 2nd best in your conference.
Tired of college football being a beauty pageant top to bottom. Win and you are in and themedia gets the at-large picks to toss around and get ratigns on



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michigan state and ohio state play each other amd michigan plays ohio state
Iowa plays...umm...maryland, indiana, minnesota, purdue and nebraska.....then the Big10 championship if they win their division (northwestern and wisconisn are challengers)

Iowa....this is your chance to make the playoffs

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oops...forgot to add Pitt  and duke in there with ACC teams. 
Clemson, and Florida state and #23 duke and #25 Pitt with 1 loss

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Thoughts and prayers going out to all those at the Oklahoma State game after the tragedy at the parade.  Must be so hard for players and fans to be at a football game, knowing that 3 people lost their lives outside the stadium just a few hours earlier.  May they all find peace.
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College Football Playoff Top 25 Rankings

November 3, 2015

 
1. Clemson 8-0
2. LSU 8-0
3. Ohio STate 8-0
4. Alabama 7-1

5. Notre Dame 7-1
6. Baylor 8-0
7. Michigan State 8-0
8. TCU 8-0
9. Iowa 8-0
10. Florida 7-1
11. Stanford 7-1
12. Utah 7-1
13. Memphis 8-0
14. Oklahoma state 8-0
15. Oklahoma 7-1
16. Florida State 7-1
17. Michigan 6-2
18. Ole Miss 7-2
19. Texas A&M 6-2
20. Mississippi state 6-2
21. Northwestern 6-2
22. Temple 7-1
23. UCLA 6-2
24. Toledo 7-0
25. Houston 8-0


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College Football Playoff Top 25 Rankings

November 3, 2015

 
1. Clemson 8-0
2. LSU 8-0
3. Ohio STate 8-0
4. Alabama 7-1

5. Notre Dame 7-1
6. Baylor 8-0
7. Michigan State 8-0
8. TCU 8-0
9. Iowa 8-0
10. Florida 7-1
11. Stanford 7-1
12. Utah 7-1
13. Memphis 8-0
14. Oklahoma state 8-0
15. Oklahoma 7-1
16. Florida State 7-1
17. Michigan 6-2
18. Ole Miss 7-2
19. Texas A&M 6-2
20. Mississippi state 6-2
21. Northwestern 6-2
22. Temple 7-1
23. UCLA 6-2
24. Toledo 7-0
25. Houston 8-0



Fun to look at a year ago

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I know there are some happy Cougar fans tonight. Houston we have lift off!
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I know there are some happy Cougar fans tonight. Houston we have lift off!


Never lost at home under Herman

Might have knocked heisman away from front runner

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FIB is an enabler himself.........Nevertheless, I may participate..........

The Cougars are handicapped this year.............
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FIB is an enabler himself.........Nevertheless, I may participate..........

The Cougars are handicapped this year............I'll take the COOGS and the points


Put your pennies where your mouth is, we need fresh meat and I don't mean Fresh meat

FIB is the King

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Is there an app available to block Beth Mowins voice from ruining a football broadcast? I suffered through her crap with softball, and now I have to listen to her f up college football as well?
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I asked the very same question to my Mom in the Astro game 1 vs. Yankees.  Troy Aikman and Joe Buck make me want to puke when they do NFL games but Joe Buck is not his daddy and listening to him suckling NYY scrotum is a bunch over the top.  Now back to football
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Ban Dewey
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Go DAWGS!!
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How about that Tide!
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Heck of a finish.  Saban is a Master
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Nobody in Alabama is happier than the kicker.

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For sure
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Nobody in Alabama is happier than the kicker.


You got that right!
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Bama won, but they should not have been allowed in.  The CFP sent a message that says winning your conference is inconsequential.  In fact, finishing in 3rd place in your conference is A-OK, as long as you have a name-brand whiner-baby for a coach.

The CFP rendered itself useless this season.  I didn't watch any of the games, and won't going forward if it happens again.
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Bama won, but they should not have been allowed in.  The CFP sent a message that says winning your conference is inconsequential.  In fact, finishing in 3rd place in your conference is A-OK, as long as you have a name-brand whiner-baby for a coach.

The CFP rendered itself useless this season.  I didn't watch any of the games, and won't going forward if it happens again.


IMO the CFP sent the message that they wanted the four best teams and that is what the fans saw. PERIOD. If one is a leader and has the ability to take the best talent, regardless of race, color, creed, etc., then that is what consummates winning. Your post echos the forgone era of 'one has to select this person of race, color and on and on. BS... I will pick the very best talent available and no one nor governmental agency is going to tell me I have to select again, due to not meeting certain "goals". Some will and do, but I do not succumb to meeting the forgone rules of the game.

The 'they should or should not have been selected' will continue - many feel they should or should not have been. These are opinions PERIOD.

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Your post echos the forgone era of 'one has to select this person of race, color and on and on. BS...



this is an all-time stupid post.

the committee themselves said they placed high importance on conf championships.  Oh, and being UA of course.
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to mikec: I rec'd your reply to my post of this date on my smartphone, but I cannot find it here. Can you please direct me to it? Being BAMA had absolutely zilch to do with my reply... be very assured by that. Oh, "high importance" does not constitute best choice.
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Heh Heh.
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