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Forum: Sports 12-08-2014, 11:01 PM
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Posted By willel2338
Oh, there would be quite a conversation! I...

Oh, there would be quite a conversation! I don't disagree that FSU - Bama would be the championship game [in Phoenix], but it would have been a firestorm of a national debate. A large contingent...
Forum: Sports 10-20-2014, 07:58 PM
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Posted By willel2338
^^ This doesn't matter. I'll go ahead and...

^^ This doesn't matter.

I'll go ahead and agree with you in the sense that the other conferences are really bad at playing college football, but that point is what is irrelevant.

Those...
Forum: Sports 10-20-2014, 02:09 AM
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Posted By willel2338
It's going to get messy. The top four teams...

It's going to get messy.

The top four teams in the vaunted SEC West are going to lose at least 4 more games among themselves guaranteed:

Auburn at Ole Miss, November 1
Mississippi State at...
Forum: Sports 12-11-2013, 07:51 PM
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Posted By willel2338
The bolded part someone could take an issue with....

The bolded part someone could take an issue with. Texas has only one national championship since 1970. Texas only had nine 10-win seasons between 1971 and 2000. They only had two nine-win...
Forum: Sports 12-11-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 100,734
Posted By willel2338
I would guess it's a combination of two things. ...

I would guess it's a combination of two things.



This being one of the reasons; the other having to do with strong public opinion which is ultimately the source of all political power.

...
Forum: Sports 12-11-2013, 12:48 PM
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Posted By willel2338
Saban is a mercenary. Bama knew what they were...

Saban is a mercenary. Bama knew what they were getting when they lured him away from the Dolphins in a similar fashion.

The longer he shuffles his feet, the sweeter UA's offer gets! [And, a...
Forum: Sports 12-09-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 100,734
Posted By willel2338
I'll take a stab at it. Wisconsin is going to...

I'll take a stab at it. Wisconsin is going to be one of those 1-loss B1G teams to which you're referring, and they will run through the new Big Ten West Division.

[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Sports 12-09-2013, 02:59 PM
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Posted By willel2338
OK, but the Pac-12 has only 12 teams, yet plays a...

OK, but the Pac-12 has only 12 teams, yet plays a nine game conference schedule. So, it's hard to dodge good conference teams. This year pretty much all the top teams played each other, and that...
Forum: Sports 12-09-2013, 12:06 AM
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Posted By willel2338
I know this isn't how it would work in practice,...

I know this isn't how it would work in practice, but I would go:


FSU
Auburn
Michigan State
Stanford


With the caveat that I like Bama to beat all of these teams... however, with only...
Forum: Sports 12-08-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 2,383
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Posted By willel2338
:iatp: Auburn is better than I thought. ...

:iatp:

Auburn is better than I thought. I'm interested to see Auburn-FSU after Auburn's 545 rushing yards this afternoon.
Forum: Sports 12-07-2013, 12:41 AM
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Posted By willel2338
Probably because of this:

Probably because of this:
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-07-2013, 12:23 AM
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Posted By willel2338
That's similar to what I did. I didn't know much...

That's similar to what I did. I didn't know much Excel when I started. I used "Professional Excel development". I did about the first half of the book. Then I knew enough to study other...
Forum: Sports 12-06-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,383
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Posted By willel2338
What if you looked at it by guys who are able to...

What if you looked at it by guys who are able to make a 53 man NFL roster? It's not quite the same sample size, but it's centralized, and a lot more objective.

USA Football...
Forum: Sports 12-06-2013, 06:58 PM
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Posted By willel2338
I think some rednecks really do believe in the...

I think some rednecks really do believe in the "Red Elephant Club".... some type of houndstooth-wearing secret society that controls ever aspect of college football.
Forum: Sports 12-04-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,383
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Posted By willel2338
Re: recruiting Forde-Yard Dash: Breaking down...

Re: recruiting
Forde-Yard Dash: Breaking down college football's top programs and where they get their talent...
Forum: Sports 12-04-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,383
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Posted By willel2338
:iatp: IMO, Auburn has a problem right...

:iatp:

IMO, Auburn has a problem right now.

They played a terrible second half against UGA.


They followed that up by playing a terrible game against Bama. This was...
Forum: Sports 12-03-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2,383
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Posted By willel2338
You have the right effect, but the wrong cause. ...

You have the right effect, but the wrong cause.

The bottom line is: you're right: the Midwest has a tough, uphill battle to get the elite athletes out of Florida.

But, it has nothing to...
Forum: Sports 12-03-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,383
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Posted By willel2338
This is Pelini's first HC job at any level, no? ...

This is Pelini's first HC job at any level, no? Given that, I think he's done ok. NU is a big job for a first-time head coach.
Forum: Sports 12-03-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,383
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Posted By willel2338
I think that was a soundbite for his alma mater. ...

I think that was a soundbite for his alma mater. I doubt he makes a backward/lateral move at this point in his career...
Forum: Sports 12-02-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2,383
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Posted By willel2338
IMO, if Mora changes jobs it's for the NFL. ...

IMO, if Mora changes jobs it's for the NFL. Otherwise, he's staying put in Westwood.
Forum: Sports 12-01-2013, 08:00 PM
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Posted By willel2338
FSU gets a pass on the soft schedule because they...

FSU gets a pass on the soft schedule because they are winning by an average score of 53.67 to 11. [And, of the 132 aggregate points scored against them in 12 games most of have come long after the...
Forum: Sports 12-01-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,383
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Posted By willel2338
To paraphrase their former President, Ohio State...

To paraphrase their former President, Ohio State is not the 'sisters of the poor'. There is a lot of NFL talent on that OSU team. You're talking about one of the sport's sacred cows as if...
Forum: Sports 12-01-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2,383
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Posted By willel2338
But, it's really really close. Auburn and Ohio...

But, it's really really close. Auburn and Ohio State are within 31 points out of a possible 1500 [2.0667%]. The difference between AU and OSU is even less in the coaches poll [1.6%].

I'd...
Forum: Sports 12-01-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,383
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Posted By willel2338
Agreed. Mizzou has actually been really good...

Agreed. Mizzou has actually been really good this year. Until last night, they had won all of their games by 14+ points except for the game they gave away to the 'Cocks in which they were winning...
Forum: Sports 12-01-2013, 12:32 PM
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Posted By willel2338
Yeah, and during his post game interview Saban...

Yeah, and during his post game interview Saban seemed to have been surprised that this could happen :confused:

Also, Saban seemed to throw it off on his players saying they failed to cover the...
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