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    Quote Originally Posted by BabyHulk View Post
    Any particular reason besides he's not from the "Dirty South"? And hating ND is not a qualifying reason either.
    I agree with the draft experts: durability issues, leadership issues, loved Charlie Weiss issues....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tomahawk88 View Post
    Awesome the Browns suck anyway Josh Cribbs is crazy for resigning with them. Idk if even Holmgren can turn that team around.
    Cribbs is a beast and he is from Ohio, so it is a hometown thing. Holmgren has already started the turnaround. We ended the season with five straight victories (including one over Pittsburgh).
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    Quote Originally Posted by bikeswimlive View Post
    Cribbs is a beast and he is from Ohio, so it is a hometown thing. Holmgren has already started the turnaround. We ended the season with five straight victories (including one over Pittsburgh).
    Ok that makes sense but still he was their only real big threat last year.
    Ya but the Steelers had a bad year last year. Troy Polamalu will be back making big plays this year.
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    Dez Bryant (oklahoma ST) going to Dallas.....YEAH!!!
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    Really surprised Tim "He-blow" went in the first round...wow!! In his defense, Josh McDaniels should to a good job moulding him to a good NFL QB...hell, he made Orton pretty good.
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    Fellow Gators (Spikes and Cunningham) go to the Pats!

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    The Chiefs' rookie squad is a veritable SEC all-star team: Berry from Tennessee in the 1st round, followed today by McCluster from Ole Miss and Arenas from Bama.

    Big "Mount" Cody and the Ravens looks like a good pairing.
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    I haven't been this excited about a Browns draft since I was in the womb.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bikeswimlive View Post
    I agree with the draft experts: durability issues, leadership issues, loved Charlie Weiss issues....
    Durability issues? Really? After his first season of taking an absolute beating in all games? Playing with an injured ankle for the whole season? I would say he is pretty d@mn durable.

    Obviously he can lead a college team...we shall see about an NFL one. Its a different ballgame out there. And his off site fight; hell every red-blooded American male right out of high school and into college has been in his fair share of fistfights. Starting them, finishing them, or both. Or neither.

    The Charlie Weis thing troubles anyone who doesn't like Weis. Myself included.

    So those 3 things classify him IYO as "trash"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BabyHulk View Post
    Durability issues? Really? After his first season of taking an absolute beating in all games? Playing with an injured ankle for the whole season? I would say he is pretty d@mn durable.

    Obviously he can lead a college team...we shall see about an NFL one. Its a different ballgame out there. And his off site fight; hell every red-blooded American male right out of high school and into college has been in his fair share of fistfights. Starting them, finishing them, or both. Or neither.

    The Charlie Weis thing troubles anyone who doesn't like Weis. Myself included.

    So those 3 things classify him IYO as "trash"?
    It isn't a personal thing, so don't get offended. I just thought there were better quarterbacks for the Browns (who haven't had a good qb since Bernie Kosar). We got McCoy way later than he should have gone. Holmgren is a genious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bikeswimlive View Post
    It isn't a personal thing, so don't get offended. I just thought there were better quarterbacks for the Browns (who haven't had a good qb since Bernie Kosar). We got McCoy way later than he should have gone. Holmgren is a genious.
    None taken. I think maybe Bradford isn't so durable. That was proven when he came back from surgery. He was "ready" so they said, but they were wrong. I hope for his sake that he can withstand the pounding he's gonna take in the NFL. That's a LOT of money to pay someone who is injured.

    All in all though, I am glad to see that Clausen has gone to a place where they can actually block, and keep people off his *ss. If they do this, and he can't produce, well, he would be a flop. I just don't see that though.
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    Fellow Gators (Spikes and Cunningham) go to the Pats!
    Sean Lee (PSU)--------> Dallas!!!!!!!!! I love this draft
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    I'm surprised nobody took Armani Edwards (App ST) earlier....I really like watching him play...i was first turned on to him when he embarassed Michigan.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TexasTitan View Post
    i watched the first 1:48...then turned it off.
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    I'm interested to hear theories on how the SEC overlooked the fact that the last six conference opponents on Alabama's schedule will be coming off a bye week. That's quite an oversight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rubberring View Post
    I'm interested to hear theories on how the SEC overlooked the fact that the last six conference opponents on Alabama's schedule will be coming off a bye week. That's quite an oversight.
    Youre way behind the times on that one. I know Bammers that have been complaining for a long time about that.

    Also, interesting article in SI. Its about what would happen if the Big 10 expands to include more teams. The SEC would get OK ST, OU, Texas, and Texas A&M in their scenario. Can we say that Dixie would rule college football...forever?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TexasTitan View Post
    Youre way behind the times on that one. I know Bammers that have been complaining for a long time about that.

    Also, interesting article in SI. Its about what would happen if the Big 10 expands to include more teams. The SEC would get OK ST, OU, Texas, and Texas A&M in their scenario. Can we say that Dixie would rule college football...forever?
    No, I've known about it since the schedule was released. I do monitor the Bama boards. I'm just curious as to what other non-Tide fans think the reason may be: conspiracy (if so, I can't figure out who the hell benefits), oversight, or just coincidence?

    Mike Slive will ensure that the SEC remains THE preeminent football conference. He's been very up front on that. I have mixed feelings on "super-conferences" that will surely rule college ball in the future.
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    [QUOTE=rubberring;2407779]No, I've known about it since the schedule was released. I do monitor the Bama boards. I'm just curious as to what other non-Tide fans think the reason may be: conspiracy (if so, I can't figure out who the hell benefits), oversight, or just coincidence?

    Mike Slive will ensure that the SEC remains THE preeminent football conference. He's been very up front on that. I have mixed feelings on "super-conferences" that will surely rule college ball in the future.[/QUOTE]

    can you explain those mixed feelings please? i'm interested.
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    http://standardspeaker.com/sports/qb...-game-1.744355

    QB controversy in Happy Valley?????
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    No one cares about Penn State. They will get whipped by Bama.
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    Quote Originally Posted by plenny View Post
    can you explain those mixed feelings please? i'm interested.
    Having 12 teams in a conference allows for playing 2/3 of your league opponents during the season, and perhaps meeting another conference opponent in a championship game (Alabama and Florida over the last two years, for instance). Worst case scenario: You dodge 4 conference teams in any season. With the current setup, it's not very likely that many of those teams would be ranked.

    Now imagine the possibility that TT pointed out: Alabama, Florida, LSU, Arkansas, Ole Miss, Tennessee, Georgia, S. Carolina, Auburn, Texas, Oklahoma, Okla. State, Texas A&M, etc. all in the same 16-team super-conference. Increasing the number of league games furthers the odds of a loss, thereby hurting the chances of having a conference team represented in the BCS title game. Keeping it at 8-9 conference games per season wouldn't allow for playing approx. 70% of your conference, as the current 12-team setup does. It would be more like 50%.

    Can you imagine Alabama winning this hypothetical conference and not having to face Texas or Florida to do it? It's a recipe for more college football d-r-a-m-a.
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    Not when we have a playoff system.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TexasTitan View Post
    Not when we have a playoff system.
    The two would definitely have to happen concurrently.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rubberring View Post
    The two would definitely have to happen concurrently.
    It would be soooo sick. Take top 4 from the super conferences. OMG. 12 team playoff out of that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TexasTitan View Post
    It would be soooo sick. Take top 4 from the super conferences. OMG. 12 team playoff out of that.

    A 12-team playoff would require some teams getting bye weeks. Make it 16.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rubberring View Post
    Having 12 teams in a conference allows for playing 2/3 of your league opponents during the season, and perhaps meeting another conference opponent in a championship game (Alabama and Florida over the last two years, for instance). Worst case scenario: You dodge 4 conference teams in any season. With the current setup, it's not very likely that many of those teams would be ranked.

    Now imagine the possibility that TT pointed out: Alabama, Florida, LSU, Arkansas, Ole Miss, Tennessee, Georgia, S. Carolina, Auburn, Texas, Oklahoma, Okla. State, Texas A&M, etc. all in the same 16-team super-conference. Increasing the number of league games furthers the odds of a loss, thereby hurting the chances of having a conference team represented in the BCS title game. Keeping it at 8-9 conference games per season wouldn't allow for playing approx. 70% of your conference, as the current 12-team setup does. It would be more like 50%.

    Can you imagine Alabama winning this hypothetical conference and not having to face Texas or Florida to do it? It's a recipe for more college football d-r-a-m-a.

    That was like the WAC back in the day when it had like 16+ teams or something ridiculous like that. It was pretty whack.

    Now the WAC just plain sucks. All their good teams went to the Mountain West.
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    well since i just read through all the posts and didnt see any fellow UGA fans, here goes. GO DAWGS!!! yeah, we have not had the best showing lately on the field, but im a die hard DAWG fan and am currently attending UGA. cant wait for this season to start up. should be quite fun to see our new defense considering we got Grantham from the Cowboys.
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    This article gave me a chuckle...
    http://*****s.yahoo.com/ncaa/footbal...gofpetrinoshou
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    Laserbluess, I'm with you on the Dawgs. Not sure how this season's going to go, but I can't wait anyway!
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    Whats funny about that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TexasTitan View Post
    Whats funny about that?
    C'mon, man... paranoia is hilarious. Seriously, I bet there's at least half a dozen fans per team in the south who check the real estate ads daily for that kind of stuff.
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    Quote Originally Posted by laserbluess View Post
    well since i just read through all the posts and didnt see any fellow UGA fans, here goes. GO DAWGS!!! yeah, we have not had the best showing lately on the field, but im a die hard DAWG fan and am currently attending UGA. cant wait for this season to start up. should be quite fun to see our new defense considering we got Grantham from the Cowboys.
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    Laserbluess, I'm with you on the Dawgs. Not sure how this season's going to go, but I can't wait anyway!
    Just so you both know: The guy who has the most posts in the college football thread... his team wins the national championship. True story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rubberring View Post
    C'mon, man... paranoia is hilarious. Seriously, I bet there's at least half a dozen fans per team in the south who check the real estate ads daily for that kind of stuff.
    You have been out of the southern region for too long if thats funny to you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TexasTitan View Post
    You have been out of the southern region for too long if thats funny to you.
    One can never be out of the southern region for too long.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rubberring View Post
    I have the fear now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rubberring View Post
    One can never be out of the southern region for too long.
    Oh right, the failed welfare state you live in is much better. Ill never live above or to the west of the south again if I can help it. Looks like football is just another sport to you finally.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TexasTitan View Post
    Oh right, the failed welfare state you live in is much better. Ill never live above or to the west of the south again if I can help it. Looks like football is just another sport to you finally.
    Yep, just another sport. Oh, wait a minute... who was able to find both the time and cash to go cheer his team on in person in the national title game?



    You're just adorable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rubberring View Post
    Yep, just another sport. Oh, wait a minute... who was able to find both the time and cash to go cheer his team on in person in the national title game?

    You're just adorable.
    Oh yeah, you had to trek so far. God, youre like the people who said that USC wasnt playing a home game in their NC in 2005 when they had to travel all the way to Pasadena from LA. Please, that is such a piss poor arguement. Im a broke college kid, shocker I couldnt make it out.
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