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Sun Dec 2, 2012, 10:00 PM

The bowls:

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Reply The bowls: (Original post)
El Supremo Dec 2012 OP
Condem Dec 2012 #1
El Supremo Dec 2012 #2
madinmaryland Dec 2012 #3
Upton Dec 2012 #5
Liberal_Dog Dec 2012 #12
Upton Dec 2012 #4
Berlum Dec 2012 #6
joeybee12 Dec 2012 #15
Berlum Dec 2012 #17
TZ Dec 2012 #7
Carnage251 Dec 2012 #9
JonLP24 Dec 2012 #13
marmar Dec 2012 #8
El Supremo Dec 2012 #10
marmar Dec 2012 #11
DinahMoeHum Dec 2012 #14
KamaAina Dec 2012 #19
JonLP24 Dec 2012 #16
El Supremo Dec 2012 #18
hughee99 Dec 2012 #21
KamaAina Dec 2012 #20

Response to El Supremo (Original post)

Sun Dec 2, 2012, 10:12 PM

1. Maybe 5 decent games.

Move on. Nothing to see here.

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Response to Condem (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 2, 2012, 10:19 PM

2. Shit! I count nine Big 12 teams in bowls.

Only poor Kansas is left out.

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Response to El Supremo (Reply #2)

Sun Dec 2, 2012, 11:49 PM

3. Other than Bowling Green, nothing worth watching. nt

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Response to El Supremo (Reply #2)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 06:28 AM

5. Eight from the Pac-12..

among the 4 teams left out are the two newbies, Utah, and Colorado, who now are a combined 8-28 in conference for their first two years. Those schools are going to have to pick it up if they want to compete..this isn't the MWC..

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Response to Condem (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 10:26 AM

12. Agreed.

6-6 vs. 6-6. Who cares?

I personally would raise the number of wins needed to become Bowl-eligible to 8 and get rid of alot of these games.

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Response to El Supremo (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 05:52 AM

4. Las Vegas Bowl looks interesting..

and with Stanford and Oregon in BCS bowls..not bad..

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Response to El Supremo (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 07:05 AM

6. I remember lots of big bowl games with the Irish Vs. Alabama

...so I'm looking forward to the rematch and renewal of this ancient rivalry...Jan. 7

I actually like both Alabama and Notre Dame. Got connections and memories with both schools. So their occasional Bowl matchups over the years have tended to catapult me into a Strange SportsFan Soul Zone. When I'm in that Zone (rarely), I am just into the game for the game, not really rooting for anyone, but for everyone to play great and Go For It. Maybe that will happen again this year with the BCS Championship Bowl?

Whatever, since these two teams have a history, I think it will be fantastic game. We shall see...

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Response to Berlum (Reply #6)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 06:24 PM

15. Get ready for the most over-hyped game in Bowl history...

Series-ly...I am an ND alum and I refuse to watch ESPN between now and then...they will beat this horse dead over and over.

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Response to joeybee12 (Reply #15)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 06:38 PM

17. "Thou art forgiven for thy blasphemy, Joey B." - TJ

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Response to El Supremo (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 08:37 AM

7. Can someone explain NIU in the Orange Bowl?

I really don't get it. And I have now zip interest in watching that Bowl. Hope it gets lowest ratings EVER...

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Response to TZ (Reply #7)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 09:38 AM

9. Automatic bid for being conf. champion in top 16 ranked ahead of bcs conf. champ (Louisville)

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Response to TZ (Reply #7)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 06:13 PM

13. Ironically, last year's Orange Bowl had the lowest ratings ever for a BCS game

The West Virginia rout of Clemson.

NIU has a phenomenal athlete in Jordan Lynch. I think catching an opportunity to see him go up against one of the nation's best defenses.

Also to add to the answer below, the also had a higher ranking than Big 10 champ Wisconsin.

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Response to El Supremo (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 09:12 AM

8. The Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl?


Jesus, Maria y Josef.


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Response to marmar (Reply #8)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 10:18 AM

10. You'll lose. n/m

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Response to El Supremo (Reply #10)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 10:21 AM

11. I was commenting on the name of the bowl.


I prefer Maize and Blue to Green and White.



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Response to El Supremo (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 06:20 PM

14. I call most of them "Toilet Bowls" . . .

I mean, c'mon, teams with 6-6 records playing in a post-season bowl game???????


In the end, it's about sponsorship and $$$$$$.

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Reply #14)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 07:44 PM

19. Try 6-7 Georgia Tech.

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Response to El Supremo (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 06:25 PM

16. I read that Louisiana Tech got snubbed

I don't see them on there, how did that happen? I figured, unless it was a team from the Sun Belt, pretty much everyone with a 6-6 record or higher got invited.

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Response to JonLP24 (Reply #16)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 06:43 PM

18. The WAC got whacked.

No football next year - no bowl this year.

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Response to El Supremo (Reply #18)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 12:58 PM

21. The WAC has 2 bowls.

Utah State and San Jose St. finished 1-2 in the WAC. LA Tech was third.

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Response to JonLP24 (Reply #16)

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 07:46 PM

20. They turned down the Independence Bowl

because a) it's right down the road in Shreveport (er, Hawai'i always plays in the Hawai'i Bowl when it's eligible, and San Diego State is in this year's Poinsettiia Bowl) and b) they didn't want to play the other FBS team in north La., UL-Monroe. (buck buck BRAWWWKKK!)

Their AD is a . Karl Malone is calling for him to be fired.

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