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VerlanderBEAST
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?

Ohio State's side of the Big 10 sucks, they also play shite OOC games. Its going to be fun watching them choke the last 2 weeks of the season every year though.
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CatsGoneWild
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
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You SECtards severely overrate your conference. Yes, the B1G was awful, but besides Alabama (and maybe TAMU), the SEC wasn't nearly what it has been in years past.
Give this guy a drug test, pronto!


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H-Town Tiger
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
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Meyer done well in the SEC, and now he doesnt have to play 8 tough games a year


I think this myth, that SEC teams play 8 rock 'em, sock 'em games needs to end.

In 2011 Alabama was 7-1 in the SEC, they beat a grand total of 2 teams that finished the regular season with a winning record. Arkansas 10-2 and Auburn who was 7-5. Their other 5 wins were all teams that were 6-6 or worse.

In 2012 there were 6 SEC teams in the top 10-12 most of the year. The 2 teams that played in the SEC CG played 2 of the other 5, or the fewest of the 6. Coincidence that they made it to the SEC CG? I doubt it. Bama's SEC card again included only 2 wins over winning teams: 10-2 LSU and 8-4 MSU.

So while the SEC is the best conference, when you only play 8 of 14 teams (and have your alum making the schedule) you can take credit for playing a monster schedule without having to actually play one.



VABuckeye
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Member since Dec 2007
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
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Ohio State's side of the Big 10 sucks, they also play shite OOC games. Its going to be fun watching them choke the last 2 weeks of the season every year though.


They're going to run a train on your teams arse for the next decade just like they have for the last decade. You are about to see speed on the edge properly implemented in the B1G. The pain train is coming.


UASports23
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
Hands down the easiest path to the title. That's ridiculous.


H-Town Tiger
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
To the OP, I do expect Meyer to do well, but I also think Hoke at Michigan will do well. I would not count out Wisconsin, no one knew what Beliema (sp?) would do either. They danger they could run into is what hurt USC, conference gets so weak, it could hurt them, but 12-1 with a win the BiG CG will get then top 4 and in the playoff most likely.


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Tim Taylor
Member since Feb 2013
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
I don't know. The Big Ten is worse than the ACC now, but ESPN is full of Big Ten grads/homers so they'll still pimp them out like it's the 60's/70's. Either way, if they have to play a SEC team in the title game or playoffs, they'll get that arse beat.


H-Town Tiger
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
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The Big Ten is worse than the ACC now


No its not, not even close


CatsGoneWild
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Norwalk Ohio
Member since Jan 2008
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
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I think this myth, that SEC teams play 8 rock 'em, sock 'em games needs to end.

In 2011 Alabama was 7-1 in the SEC, they beat a grand total of 2 teams that finished the regular season with a winning record. Arkansas 10-2 and Auburn who was 7-5. Their other 5 wins were all teams that were 6-6 or worse.

In 2012 there were 6 SEC teams in the top 10-12 most of the year. The 2 teams that played in the SEC CG played 2 of the other 5, or the fewest of the 6. Coincidence that they made it to the SEC CG? I doubt it. Bama's SEC card again included only 2 wins over winning teams: 10-2 LSU and 8-4 MSU.

So while the SEC is the best conference, when you only play 8 of 14 teams (and have your alum making the schedule) you can take credit for playing a monster schedule without having to actually play one.
Not everyone gets the easy route like Bama. LSU has to play 3 or 4 tough SEC west games, 2 top SEC east teams, and usually one or more tough OOC games. And if they do well in those, they have to play SEC title game and bowl game. The last 2 times LSU made the title game, they played 8 or more ranked teams.


rocket31
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
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The Big Ten is worse than the ACC now


its pretty close, they are near equal when it comes to recruiting.

FSU
Miami
Clemson
UNC

recruit just as well as...

OSU
Michigan
PSU
Wisky


Flair Chops
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to the west, my soul is bound
Member since Nov 2010
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
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Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
they've the easiest road damn near every year since the inception of the bcs


tigerrandy
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Member since Jul 2009
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
yeah right stop drinking your own koolaid!!!!!!


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CatsGoneWild
LSU Fan
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Member since Jan 2008
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
True. Thats why they have the most BCS bowl game appearances. (towards flair chops)
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H-Town Tiger
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
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The last 2 times LSU made the title game, they played 8 or more ranked teams.


LSU and Florida play tougher schedules, generally.


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VerlanderBEAST
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
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its pretty close, they are near equal when it comes to recruiting.

FSU
Miami
Clemson
UNC


yet VT GT and Wake won the ACC 5 years in a row. Recruiting rankings =/= good recruiting.


theebuckeyenut
Ohio State Fan
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Member since Aug 2010
633 posts

re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
Bama, Tamu, UGA , LSU and Florida could have won big ten... The other 9 teams in the SEC were not that great


Tim Taylor
Member since Feb 2013
392 posts

re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
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No its not, not even close


The ACC was clearly better than the Big Ten this year. You're an idiot or in denial if you don't get that.


Tim Taylor
Member since Feb 2013
392 posts

re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
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Bama, Tamu, UGA , LSU and Florida could have won big ten... The other 9 teams in the SEC were not that great


South Carolina too. Hell Vanderbilt would have had a chance too.


Flair Chops
Miami (FL) Fan
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Member since Nov 2010
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re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
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Bama, Tamu, UGA , LSU and Florida could have won big ten... The other 9 teams in the SEC were not that great
ole miss would have been either the best or second best team in the bIg


CatsGoneWild
LSU Fan
Norwalk Ohio
Member since Jan 2008
3321 posts

re: Do the Buckeyes now have the easiest road to the title game each year?
Miss St would have been a top 2 or 3 team in the B10 last year, and they are in the middle of the pack in the SEC.


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