Re: NCAA Football 2012!!!1111!1!!11!!2
Oregon has the toughest schedule out of those 3 teams with #14 Stanford and #11 Oregon St. closing out their season (with the only down side to this being that those two teams play each other this weekend, and one of them will drop in the rankings, but certainly not OUT of the rankings). KSU plays Texas later (but they need to be on upset watch this weekend as TCU has been known as a giant killer in the past...just ask Boise St.) Notre Dame plays USC...this is probably the weakest of the three teams match ups closing out the season (they have low end ACC matchups other than USC, which basically eliminates their strength of schedule).
Originally Posted by JustMe'D
So essentially you have Oregon playing two top 20 ranked teams, KSU playing one top 20 and Notre Dame simply playing a ranked USC (which to me shouldn't be...they also lost to Stanford AND Oregon, so their "clout" even if Notre Dame wins is shot in the foot from the get go). Looking at this, if they all remain undefeated, i can't see any possible way that Oregon misses out on their national title spot, it's purely strength of schedule combined with beating teams that the other teams are playing to end the season.
Where Notre Dame and KSU need to keep their eyes is UGA playing Auburn this weekend...UGA should handily beat Auburn, but if they beat Auburn by a substantial amount (say 20+ points) or hold Auburn to less than 7, UGA will certainly achieve bids towards their SEC championship game, at that point, if they are able to beat Alabama, UGA could jump both Notre Dame and KSU as the national title contender (again, based on strength of schedule and the fact that the SEC is almost always a shoe in for the BCS championship game if they are flirting with the top).
It's interesting and pretty close, but if everything happens as it should, you will see Alabama playing Oregon in the BCS championship game...and it will be a blow out (in my opinion).
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I also want to add that i will be supporting the l_l against Clemson in the ACC championship game! (that is if Miami decides to remain in the season and not concede the bowl game because of the sanctions coming down the pipe line). Clemson is quite beatable, my terrible yellow jackets almost did it, and you guys beat us so it will probably be a good game. You wont hear this from me a lot, so suck it up JustMe'D, it's like seeing halley's comet!