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Chd1478
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Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?

Does LSU finish ahead of a 1 loss ND team assuming they are the only team ahead of us that drops a game?"


RonFNSwanson
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
When ALA loses they will probably still be ranked #2, so probably not


Sir Cumfrence
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
Don't be silly. Alabama is not losing.


bigpapamac
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
No chance.


RonFNSwanson
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
i've got my hopes


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C
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
Polls seem to change quite a bit after bowl season. If we play well, I think we will get quite a bump in the polls.


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PurpleAndGold86
Member since Jun 2012
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
Yes, how could it not be?

4 plays 5 so that will be a loss. If Wisconsin plays like they did on Saturday they could certainly beat Stanford. UGA could lose to Nebraska if they don't get motivated to play. Also if LSU wins there will be some clout behind thier win given that they are playing #13. Wisconsin is unranked and Nebraska was 13 before they lost. Don't know where they were after the loss.


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AstroTiger
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
After Bama beats ND, Florida Louisville, and LSU wins, I expect the tigers to be #5 in the BCS with only losses to numbers 1 & 2. Pretty impressive when you put it into perspective.


budlight34
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
easy answer... no


jrodLSUke
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
Not likely. Upsets would be needed. Big ones.

Bama, Oregon, and Florida should easily win their bowls.

ND would not likely drop out of the top 5.

LSU would need KState, Stanford and UGA to lose. And keep Johnny Football from jumping LSU.


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Lutcher Lad
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
Do you really think a 1-loss Notre Dame team should drop below a 2-loss LSU team?


Choctaw
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
the Miles haters pray the answer will be no


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TigerBait1980
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
It depends on the score. If Bama destroys them, I could see them falling below us.


Lutcher Lad
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
I can't see them falling below us even if Bama beats 'em by 2 touchdowns. Of course, that's only my opinon. And I'll go out on a limb and say Bama will win by 10 pts. and Notre Dame will stay in the top 5 after all is said and done.
Go Bama.. Go SEC... Go LSU..


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Ghostfacedistiller
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
We are 7 in Coaches', and 9 in AP, so clearly the Coaches' is our best shot. I think we would only jump the Fiesta Bowl loser. The only way to get to the top 5 would be for several unlikely upsets, like Florida or Georgia and also hope we don't get jumped by A&M and possibly Stanford, although Stanford jumping up would seem unlikely since they're playing an unranked team. But, you can't bring too much reason in.

ND won't drop out of the top 5 no matter what.


JAComo
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
If Bama wins big ND drops below 5..


Lutcher Lad
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
and what do you consider "big"? Because it would have to be like 77 to 0 for ND to fall from the top 5.


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Ghostfacedistiller
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re: Is a Top 5 Finish within reach in 1 or both polls?
quote:

If Bama wins big ND drops below 5..


Disagree, at least there is no precident for it to happen. When, at least in the BCS era has a previously undefeated team who lost big in the championship ever fallen even close to the top 5?

The only real examples are 2011 when LSU fell to 2 an in 2004 when OU fell to 3, with undefeated Auburn. In 2004 OU beat exactly 2 teams that finished in the top 25. ND already has that beat.
This post was edited on 12/4 at 9:47 am


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