Stanford VS. UCLA
NIU VS. Kent State
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The PAC 12 is so pissed that Oregon and USC aren't playing for this title. Lol
With all due respect to both teams, who earned their spots, the most exciting game I watched this year was Oregon-USC. I still believe Oregon has a better chance of beating 'Bama than ND, as it plays at a pace and speed that 'Bama has not seen.
I agree. Both Stanford and UCLA earned the right, but just like the B1G would love to see UM-OSU two weeks in a row(no matter what any other fanbase thinks) its the same for USC-Oregon in the PAC 12. I do think just like a few years ago Oregon would come up short against bama. With a month for Saban and his d to prepare they could probably neutralize the up tempo play. It would be a good game, but this year is bamas for the taking IMO.
I want to see a MAC team in a BCS game. This way I can always refer to Kent St going to more BCS games than MSU to my Spartan friends.
Such a good point.
i.e. have MAC teams ever faced each other with a better set of rankings? I know Marshall was good with Leftwich and Miami OH with Roethlisberger but I don't think I've ever seen top 25 MAC teams face each other
was that Urbie's BG?
No, it was the year after. Meyer coached BG from 2001-2002. 2003 was Josh Harris' senior year, he threw for 3,813 yards and ran for 830 yards with 41 total TD's. Gregg Brandon was the coach, and they ended up beating Northwestern in their bowl game.
His players, but by '03 Urb had moved on to Utah.
got all the way up to #11 in the BCS at 11-0 in 08 but lost at home in the last regular season game on a Thursday night.
but it was to an unranked Buffalo team wasn't it? I was referring more to two good MAC teams playing each other, not just one MAC team getting way up there
Ball State with Brady Hoke as coach, right?
lets go MAC make the BCS
Also ... the Orange Bowl committee has to be cringing at the attendance.
Yeah that was Hoke.
The Sugar Bowl can't be pleased with the possibility of Louisville instead of Oklahoma.
NIU has a running back with the first name Tommylee. Was his mom a big Motley Crue fan?
to start receiving blue stickers to put on top of the yellow ones and work toward turning your helmet back to solid blue?
Find locker = 1 stickerz
Suksess tuck junk into pantz = 2 stickerz
MAke takklez = 6, maybee 7 stickerz
huddel with korrekt playerz = 3 stickerz
stickerz on rite side of halmet = 0 stickerz no morr stickerz
Is Kent Stte using out old Helmet stickers?
I think Kent State just showed the nation why throws into double coverage tend to be ill-advised unless you've got a truly exceptional WR out there (and even then, risky). Huskies ball.
EDIT: Is there some kind of unspoken rule about not stopping runs or QB scrambles until well after someone has passed the LOS in the MAC?
team gets a BCS bid. Even if Kent State wins, I could see voters simply "freezing" them at 17. I could see if one of them was unbeaten and had a quality OOC win over a BCS autobid conference team but this just doesn't seem right ... goofy helmet stickerz, not a soul in the stands ... No one's interested in watching Florida State pummel one of these little guys, all due respect. Would be worse than Georgia-Hawai'i a few years ago.
Voters can't freeze Kent St. if they win.The computer numbers are what is giving a big boost.
Kent State trounced Rutgers when it was ranked 15th or something and unbeaten. That's a pretty decent quality win for a MAC school.
There seriously might be only 10,000 people in the stands for the PAC-12 championship game. That's sad.
I'm listening to what I think is the Stanford student radio station for the game, and they were commenting on how disappointing the attendance is. I wonder if this is partially a consequence of the fact that they just played last week.
...when the Super Bowl was played there (yeah, yeah, cool story bro) in 1985. It's not a pleasant place to watch a football game under good conditions. If the rain there is bad enough to where it can be seen clearly on TV, you can bet it's coming down at the stadium at a biblical rate. Bay Area Californians aren't going to turn out and brave those conditions, it's just not in their nature. Afternoon, sunny and cool, okay. Dark, rainy, flat-out cold...no way.
Yeah, even when Harbaugh had them cranking the stadium was often half full on nice days. I remember they were ranked #3 at one point under Harbaugh and they got Gameday there. It was a nice night and the attendance was really bad. I believe it was the genesis of the Herbie curse as he said, multiple times, that "Stanford really needs to understand the coach they have and cherish times like these" and such comments inbetween a dominant Stanford performance. Then, he had to say it. He said something to the effect of "well, I just love his brand of football and it's almost as if the Stanford fanbase doesn't realize the coach they have but I know a school in Ann Arbor that would". Then, his partner said "Oh, you betcha, Kirk. You know as much as anyone how much they love this kind of football in the B10". Kirk left it alone after saying "No doubt in my mind he'll have 110,000 cheering for him one day...." before cutting it off to comment on a play. Anyway, yeah, even in the best of times they sometimes don't fill their stadium. Bad weather just compounds it.
Embarrassing the number of fans at the pac12 champ game. Although B1G champ game probably wont be much better
I mean i know its raining, but dont all those hippies wear arcteryx anyways?
The Ohio native ripping Californians, priceless.
Born and raised in monterey, ca. ;p
"Columbus, Oh native"?
has its' fair share of hippies. His comment is as applicable to UM as it is UCLA or Stanford.
Honestly there aRe more fans at the mac champ game lol
are in attendance in Indy tomorrow.
Nebraska travels well. It will be pretty full.
I think Nebraska is the only school that could have a game on the moon, and sell out
There is a lot to like about Jordan Lynch, including the fact that he just tried to kill a defender in an attempt to get into the end zone. The Huskies would have been a 1 TD favorite per Sagarin's model actually.
...and Kent State tries to get something going really quickly, only to be at 3rd and 11, and then....sacked. I think the whole drive lasted less than a minute of official clock time.
If Ok loses tomorrow and neither MAC team gets to the top 16 who gets that last BCS bid? Clemson?
Could've been Michigan. Who would want Clemson after what happened last year? Nothing but 3-loss non-SEC teams after that ... They might need to elevate NIU after all.
Another classic uni look ruined by Adidas.
Go NIU, Stanford and K-State.
Quality paint job in the end zone there, Stanford
But,who are the Chefs?
Great googly moogly
The NCAA should have let the Stanford fans know that this game actually matters!