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    The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    May not have a team in the BCS title game. 2 of the 3 top undefeated teams need to lose at the end.

    The bandwagon has a broken wheel.

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    Going to be interesting, especially if all three win out.

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    If all three win out they will likely be left out, however if one loses (like K-State) and another struggles (say ND) don't for a minute think the human element (Coaches Poll) won't bump them up quickly effecting the BCS formula.
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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    Just guessing but K-State looks to have the easiest path. They should beat Texas at home.

    Oregon has 2 toughies in Stanford & Oregon St. ND has USC in LA. Georgia will be #4 and Alabama #5 when the new BCS poll comes out today but that's moot. They'll be playing each other in the SEC championship game.

    They still need help.

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Night Train View Post
    Just guessing but K-State looks to have the easiest path. They should beat Texas at home.

    Oregon has 2 toughies in Stanford & Oregon St. ND has USC in LA. Georgia will be #4 and Alabama #5 when the new BCS poll comes out today but that's moot. They'll be playing each other in the SEC championship game.

    They still need help.
    Don't overlook Texas quite yet, they haven't faced an offense like K-State yet, but they've been playing well since Baylor. Allowed Texas Tech only 22 points two weeks ago.

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Night Train View Post
    Just guessing but K-State looks to have the easiest path. They should beat Texas at home.

    Oregon has 2 toughies in Stanford & Oregon St. ND has USC in LA. Georgia will be #4 and Alabama #5 when the new BCS poll comes out today but that's moot. They'll be playing each other in the SEC championship game.

    They still need help.
    I'm not so sure that Alabama will drop below Georgia. They were rolled by S.Carolina, and their schedule has been weaker than 'Bama's.

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    If the 3 stay unbeaten I think ND is on the outside.
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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by tampabay25690 View Post
    If the 3 stay unbeaten I think ND is on the outside.
    Agreed, they need the most help.

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by DraftBoy View Post
    Agreed, they need the most help.
    I even think if Bama wins out they move to #3

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by tampabay25690 View Post
    I even think if Bama wins out they move to #3
    Not happening.

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    Alabama doesn't have the remaining schedule to jump if the top three win out. They have the mighty Western Carolina and a terrible Auburn team and a game vs Georgia so I can't see them jumping an unbeaten team.

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by EricStratton View Post
    Alabama doesn't have the remaining schedule to jump if the top three win out. They have the mighty Western Carolina and a terrible Auburn team and a game vs Georgia so I can't see them jumping an unbeaten team.
    U never know

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by tampabay25690 View Post
    U never know
    Yes you do.

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by tampabay25690 View Post
    If the 3 stay unbeaten I think ND is on the outside.

    Unfortunately, I have to agree. Even as a Notre Dame die hard, I have to admit that the last two wins weren't impressive in terms of the BCS formula. That being said, there is always a chance that ND gets in for money reasons, but I don't want that. It's fuel for the haters and I don't want this team to get something they didn't earn because of money and reputation.

    Of course, I'm still enjoying the ride despite all that. An undefeated season would be great regardless of what happens with the BCS.

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by OpIv37 View Post
    Unfortunately, I have to agree. Even as a Notre Dame die hard, I have to admit that the last two wins weren't impressive in terms of the BCS formula. That being said, there is always a chance that ND gets in for money reasons, but I don't want that. It's fuel for the haters and I don't want this team to get something they didn't earn because of money and reputation.

    Of course, I'm still enjoying the ride despite all that. An undefeated season would be great regardless of what happens with the BCS.
    If Notre Dame gets left out and curbstomps their BCS bowl opponent while UO or KSU gets a sloppy win, there's always the possibility of a split title like USC's.
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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    If ND doesn't get in, they go to the Rose Bowl. Heck of a consolation prize.

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Night Train View Post
    If ND doesn't get in, they go to the Rose Bowl. Heck of a consolation prize.
    Id rather avoid the Rose Bowl. We already face the Big 10 plenty and the idea of playing Nebraska or Wisconsin isn't exciting to me. Much rather go to the Sugar and play the SEC champ or hell even the Orange and play the ACC champ.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DraftBoy View Post
    Id rather avoid the Rose Bowl. We already face the Big 10 plenty and the idea of playing Nebraska or Wisconsin isn't exciting to me. Much rather go to the Sugar and play the SEC champ or hell even the Orange and play the ACC champ.
    Yeah but you might actually win if they get matched up with the BIG-10 team. So expect the Rose Bowl.

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    The teams Notre Dame does not want to see right now in a bowl game are Bama, Tex A&M, or Fla. St.

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    Re: The Official SEC On The Outside Looking In Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by k-oneputt View Post
    Yeah but you might actually win if they get matched up with the BIG-10 team. So expect the Rose Bowl.
    It comes down to which team finishes #1 in that scenario, UO or KSU. The bowl that loses its tie-in team #1 gets first pick, and an undefeated #3 Notre Dame would unquestionably be the first at large picked. So if UO finished #1, Notre Dame goes to the Rose Bowl. If KSU is #1, Notre Dame goes to the Fiesta Bowl.

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