Tag:Hawkeyes
Posted on: October 2, 2010 10:57 am
 

Pre Week 5 BCS Predictions

Rose Bowl: Iowa vs Oregon - Iowa has a few tough games left against Ohio State, Wisconsin, and Penn State. They will probably win 1 or 2 of them. The Rose Bowl commitee will probably take them because they like to stick with Big 10 teams. Oregon looks really good but I think they will slip up somewhere to Stanford, USC, UCLA, Oregon State, Cal etc. so they won't be a National Championship team. Instead they return to the Rose Bowl to take on the Hawkeyes.

Sugar Bowl: Arkansas vs Utah - Surprise! I think Arkansas has a great team and they will continue to learn and grow as a team. Bobby Petrino has a great QB in Ryan Mallet and I think he leads them to a 10-2 or 11-1 record this year. Utah beats TCU this year and goes undefeated. They return to the BCS for the third time to take on the Razorbacks. Utah does not have one stand out player, if you look at the statistics, they play multiple people and it seems like half the team touches the ball in one game. There is my bold prediction for the day.

Orange Bowl: Miami(FL) vs Stanford - The ACC does not have a clear leader for the moment. Miami clearly has the best team available. (North Carolina still has half their defense suspended) Jacory Harris will probably get in a grove towards the end of the season and help his team win an ACC championship. Stanford is led by Andrew Luck. They seem to be almost flying under the radar, except for the game today vs Oregon. If they win today they will be the front runner for the Pac 10 but I think they finish behind Oregon but still in the top 10 for the season.

Fiesta Bowl: Nebraska vs Boise State - Led by Taylor Martinez, the Corn Huskers will be a force in the Big 12 this season. The Big 10 will get to deal with them next season. Nebraska will probably lose 1 or 2 games but enough to still win the Big 12 North, seeing as they do not have much competition in the North. Then they will win the Big 12 Championship. Boise, you're of luck again. You go undefeated but you still finish 3rd. Good thing you are switching conferences.

National Championship Game: Alabama vs Ohio State - Probably the two best teams in the country. Mark Ingram vs Terrelle Pryor. This is a game of two of the greatest programs in history. Two teams that play the same style of offense. Alabama has a tough schedule left but if they can make it through the next few games, it should be easy the rest of the games. Ohio State has their last 3 games to make it through and Wisconsin next week.

This is mid season predictions. Look for new predictions in 2 weeks, for updated opinions.
Posted on: November 1, 2009 9:26 am
 

College Football Fans

I am a loyal Ohio State fan but sometimes I get annoyed with Tressel, Pryor, and the play calling. But something I can get really annoyed with is fans. They get so eager to post something that makes no sense or something just to stir up some other fans. Right now all I see on the college football board is Ohio State is going to beat Iowa, Boise State is a fake, Oregon should play for the National Championship, Cincinnati is great, Tebow Tebow Tebow, and Rich Rod should be fired. Now I am going to talk about all of them in order I said them.

Ohio State is going to beat Iowa should not even be on the board yet. They still have to play Penn State next week. Also, remember how we lost to Purdue? That could easily happen agaisnt Iowa. Don't get too excited yet because the season isn't over yet. Things could still happen. For all we know, Pryor and Bauserman could both get injured next week and we would have to play a guy who is redshirting this year. I am not saying don't be passionate, I am saying don't look ahead of next week against Penn State.

Boise is a fake is a false statement. They beat Oregon. I will give Oregon some slack that it was the first game for a new head coach and they have changed ever since that game. Yes Boise has not played the best schedule, actually it is quite horrible. Oregon is the only team that is actually good that they played and they beat them. They are undefeated right now and any team that is undefeated should still be considered a very good football team.

Oregon fans, you lost to Boise and that hurt you. Luckly the voters have seen your team get red hot and play the best football of any team in the country right now. Unfortunatly that loss in my opinion will hurt you. I don't see Florida, Texas, Iowa, Cincinnati, or Alabama losing to put you in place to play for it. It doens't matter if you are playing the best if you still have that loss it will cost you. You still have hope. There is light at the end of the tunnel but it is closing quick.

Cincinnati, be realistic. You really haven't play a really good football team yet and I think if you would play Oklahoma, Texas, Florida, Alabama, or Oregon, you would lose by double digits. If Tony Pike's injury continues to linger it could cost you a game and possibly a chance at the BCS National Championship game or even a BCS birth. Your backup is good but he is still no Tony Pike and he is the guy you need to be successful.

I hate Tebow. I will be honest. I think he is good QB but not the "Greatest College Football Player Ever." He is not playing well this year but somehow they are still undefeated. There team was better last year with Percy Harvin then they are this year. Tebow may have records and a Heisman but I still think that Heisman should have went to Darren McFadden.

To Michigan fans, your team sucks. Rich Rod ruined your history in a matter of a year and a half. You are on your way to possibly not making a bowl game again for the first time in 50 years. The problem is, you owe him too much money. You paid West Virginia 4 million dollars for this guy? That has to be the worst 4 million dollars they ever spent. You guys could have had Greg Schiano would probably would have gotten you better results. Just remember, Jim Tressel has only lost to you once.

 
 
 
 
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