Projecting the BCS bowls

 

 

We’re getting down to crunch time, so let’s a take minute to project the five BCS bowls and explain why the matchups will occur.

Just remember that the two bowls that lose their designated conference champs to the BCS title game go to the head of the line when it comes time to pick. The bowl that loses the No. 1 team picks first. The bowl that loses the No. 2 team picks second.

Then remaining conference champs are placed in their designated bowls: Big Ten/Pac-10 to Rose; Big 12 to Fiesta, SEC to Sugar, ACC to Orange.

Then the remaining slots in the games are filled with this order of selection: Orange, Fiesta, Sugar.

So here we go. If you disagree, please tell me why,.

 

 

BCS CHAMPIONSHIP, Jan. 7, 2010

Matchup: Alabama vs. Texas

How it happened: Florida and Alabama are locked into the SEC championship game on Dec. 5. They could be ranked 1-2. As was the case a year ago, the winner goes to the big game.  With Baylor, Kansas and Texas A&M left, Texas should cruise to the Big 12 championship game and roll over the North Division champ.

 

ORANGE BOWL, Jan. 5, 2010

Matchup: Georgia Tech vs. Iowa

How it happened: Georgia Tech beats Duke on Saturday to clinch the ACC Coastal championship and then wins a rematch with Clemson in the ACC title game. After the automatic slots are filled in the BCS, the Orange Bowl will get the first pick. It will take Iowa at 10-2 because those Hawkeyes love to travel South in the winter.

 

FIESTA BOWL, Jan. 4, 2010

Matchup: USC vs. TCU

How it happened: Because it lost Big 12 champ Texas, the No. 2 team, to the national championship game, the Fiesta gets its pick of teams after the Sugar. Since there is no suitable replacement from the Big 12, the Fiesta takes USC, which will be 10-2 and ranked in the Top 10 if it wins its final three games with Stanford, UCLA, and Arizona. After the Orange takes Iowa, the Fiesta’s choices will be down to Cincinnati, TCU, Boise State or another two-loss conference runner-up. It will take TCU, which could be ranked as high as No. 3.

 

SUGAR BOWL, Jan. 1, 2010

Matchup: Florida vs. Cincinnati

How it happened: Because the Sugar’s designated champion (SEC) was ranked No. 1, the Sugar gets first pick among all the bowls after the BCS title game. The Sugar fills with Florida, the SEC runner-up. The Sugar will then pick last in the second rotation and will be left with Cincinnati, which gets an automatic bid as the Big East champ. 

 

ROSE BOWL, Jan. 1, 2010

Matchup: Ohio State vs. Oregon

How it happened: Ohio State (8-2) beats Iowa this week and Michigan next week to win the Big Ten championship. Oregon (7-2), which has only one loss in the Pac-10, recovers from its loss to Stanford and beats Arizona State, Arizona, and Oregon State to win the conference.

 

 

 

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621 comments Add your comment

tony's a homer

November 10th, 2009
7:30 am

I’m suprised you didnr comment about what officials should work what bowls. Are you finally getting over Georgia’s disasterous season?

RAMBLE ON!!!

November 10th, 2009
7:32 am

RAMBLE ON!!!

November 10th, 2009
7:32 am

Horace Brown

November 10th, 2009
7:34 am

Why are all the national pundits picking Alabama over Florida?

Lilburn Dawg

November 10th, 2009
7:34 am

That Sugar Bowl pairing will never happen!

JB

November 10th, 2009
7:35 am

My Dawgs will play in the Subway bowl in Destin on December 5 th. Grambling looks like the foe, somebody gotta give up the black helmets.

JB

November 10th, 2009
7:37 am

Horace, Because of Bama’s defense. Shut down Tebow, you shut down Florida. Bama can do it.

archangeladidas

November 10th, 2009
7:39 am

What, no uga dawgs in a bcs? WOW! I’m shocked. UF wins it all. GO GATORS!!!

reebok

November 10th, 2009
7:42 am

i agree w/ much of what you are saying, except i would flip ‘bama and florida…

It's a good thing...

November 10th, 2009
7:43 am

…those Iowa fans will travel south to Miami, ’cause, IF GT beats Clemson (and that is not a foregone conclusion – first because Clemson may not be there, and, 2nd, because if they are there, Clemson might even be favored since they have played better against common opponents – UM and Wake – at least to date – than Tech, and they will have the revenge factor) we know the GT fans will NOT travel south to Miami – heck, they hardly travel south to BDS!

RAMBLE ON!!!

November 10th, 2009
7:46 am

I want UF. We can show our little brothers in Athens how to, not only compete with them, but beat them.

Call it Like It Is

November 10th, 2009
7:49 am

What a crock you picked Alabama over Florida?

What is it this year with all the hate for the Gators from you media morons?

Flordia has the best defense in the nation, and oh BTW, they have a Class Act and true Leader in Tim Tebow! Need I say More?

Florida rolls to another SEC and NC!

Enough Said!

FactuAll

November 10th, 2009
7:51 am

I don’t know how anyone can predict bowl matchups at this juncture; there are too many moving parts.

I’m a Bama fan, but have yet to see a dominate team anywhere. If the top eight had a round-robin playoff, there is no telling who would be the National Champ.

But….here’s hoping that Tony is right. Texas-Bama would be an interesting game.

G Force

November 10th, 2009
7:52 am

With sputtering offenses and all things being equal on defense between Bama and Florida, I’d take Tebow over McElroy to advance to the championship game.

G Force

November 10th, 2009
7:55 am

I agree, FactuAll… we really haven’t seen a dominant team step up and separate themselves from the pack this year.

Sautee Dawg

November 10th, 2009
7:56 am

Tony
Bama can’t beat Gators by kicking fieldgoals.
Tech faithful won’t travel to Miami, they have problems traveling to Bobby Dood Stadium.
Ohio State will be embarrassed for the 3rd year in a row.
Bama will lose to somebody just don’t know who yet.

Perception

November 10th, 2009
7:57 am

“It’s a good thing” didn’t go to college

Brickhouse

November 10th, 2009
7:58 am

Tony – the Sugar will not get a choice between Cincy and Boise State. They are forced to take Cincy as the Big East champ and last remaining automatic berth.

FactuAll

November 10th, 2009
7:58 am

G Force

one thing about it, the next four weeks won’t be boring. Bama has two tough road games to win before they can even think about UF.

The SECCG may leave so many walking-wounded that Texas is habded a NC

FactuAll

November 10th, 2009
8:00 am

s/b handed, not habded….unless you’re battling a cold. Can’t survive without spellcheck

Gator Dawgpounder

November 10th, 2009
8:01 am

I think UF will beat Bama more handily than last year. People forget, Percy didn’t play in that game and the Gators were more physical than Bama. In the head to head comparisons: UF beat KY worse than Bama without Tebow in the 4th Qtr. They Beat LSU at LSU with Tebow being held back, UF beat Tenn by a larger margin after Tenn had all summer to prepare. The only common team that Bama beat by a larger margin was Ark. No brainer, UF to the BCS title game.

toga

November 10th, 2009
8:01 am

I hope your right, although you did pick LSU to beat Bama.

Roll Tide

Top Dawg

November 10th, 2009
8:01 am

How many more years before a staff has UGA in this discussion?

BAMA STAN

November 10th, 2009
8:04 am

12 NATIONAL TITLES – 21 SEC TITLES!!!

BAMA will have their hands full with FLORIDA. As good as both teams are – I think that both are beatable…… should be a great game in the DOME.

FLORIDA’S strength is their DEFENSE. When they gear it up – they are very good. ALABAMA will have to play a great game to win.

I would have to give FLORIDA the edge at this point because of TEBOW and the fact URBAN will have his team ready. I am concerned about our passing game.

However, ALABAMA can win this game – really looking forward to it!

Appreciate the vote of confidence.

ROLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL TIDE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

C. Tampa Ironworse

November 10th, 2009
8:05 am

Two corrections: Pitt will be Big East Champ AND Bosie State will take Iowa’s place. We need the Broncos…not the Iowa Fightin’ Basic Skills Tests in a BCS bowl.

Paul (You doesn't have to call me Johnson)

November 10th, 2009
8:06 am

The Gumps impressive 6 mythical national championships are exceeded only by their unprecedented NCAA violations and infractions. If Auburn beats Alabama (possible) and Alabama beats Florida (very possible) there will be no SEC team in the BCS Championship Game. What a nightmare for the BCS …..Texas vs TCU

JB

November 10th, 2009
8:08 am

Top Dawg…………………….Not next year either…………………..Although the line will be back with Murray, Ealey and AJ, the O could be better. A new DC could make a difference. We have an easier schedule. 8-4 possible next year.

Tom M

November 10th, 2009
8:08 am

Look I’m a Gator fan, so obvious I disagree on the championship- but I’m actually writing about the Fiesta bowl line-up.

I think it’s gonna be the bowl to shock all people: TCU vs Boise State!

Why?

Simple they need to sell out the bowl! Think about it, USC doesn’t travel well- no one is going to want to go to Arizona from LA… So why not get a 2 teams DYING to get in and will bring enough fans to sell out. Plus it would be a FAR more interesting game.

Seriously think- they don’t need to sell tv rights- that’s done. Commercials are done. Seats are the problem and ask yourself– January- Idaho or Arizona???

I know I’m nuts, but I think this will an economically driven bowl season… we’ll see a LOT of odd match-ups based on regions and traveling groups.

Eric

November 10th, 2009
8:09 am

I think you have to flip Florida and Bammer who could lose to Miss St this weekend. Those Bulldogs are much better than most people think. And there’s no gurantee Bammer’ll beat Auburn. Florida will probably win in ATL but by that time it won’t matter anyway.

JB

November 10th, 2009
8:10 am

Florida fans……off subject, but what about Gators next year without Tebow? please, no rah rah, real evaluation. How much of that great D do you lose?

G Force

November 10th, 2009
8:11 am

RAMBLE ON!!! — I’d like to see a GT-Florida or GT-Bama matchup. I think either one would provide a much better game than Bama or Florida vs Texas. But I think Texas and either Bama/Florida will remain undefeated, get the nod for the championship game, and the remaining bowl selections will preclude this from happening.

Paddy

November 10th, 2009
8:11 am

Sounds reasonable at this point. Still a few more upsets to watch before New Years. Just love college football. My Dawgs to the weed-eater bowl, damn.

Craig

November 10th, 2009
8:14 am

2 big 10 teams in the bcs? Not a chance. Esp Iowa who will get blown out this week. Iowa loses again, and they fall out of the bcs ranking too.

Tom M
It can’t be boise vs tcu because only one team from a small school conf can make it to a bcs game.

Hey Dogtards

November 10th, 2009
8:14 am

“Tech faithful won’t travel to Miami, they have problems traveling to Bobby Dood Stadium.”

HA. Bobby Dodd was more full (% wise) on Saturday than Sanford was. Sanford was more than 10% empty at homecoming. Maybe some mutt fans finally could afford a TV so they can watch the games at home.

Mutts are gonna have a problem filling up that POS stadium once all the bandwagon fans leave. Wait, what’s that you say? They already left? Nevermind.

DL

November 10th, 2009
8:16 am

JB – I believe the current count is that we could lose 8 or 9 on our starting defense and 5 or 6 on offense. It’ll be interesting to see how all of the young defensive studs we have on special teams right now will play in their actual positions.

Mike Slive

November 10th, 2009
8:17 am

SEC officials in Birmingham admit today that the fix is in. They did comment however, the task of keeping UA and UF undefeated wasnt all that tough, the hardest task of all was getting Georgia bowl eligible.

m

November 10th, 2009
8:17 am

Tony…your column proves once again what a lousy system that we have.

A completely made up mythical championship game and a bunch of meaningless bowl games that no one cares about.

Just think for a minute if all those games were the first or second round of a playoff system. It would be the most exciting sporting event in history.

What we have now is pathetic and anyone that supports the current system is a fool and a tool.

Larry

November 10th, 2009
8:18 am

Can’t wait to hear Gator fans (or NOT) after Alabama skins em!

Drake

November 10th, 2009
8:18 am

I think Miami wins out, plays USC in the fiesta and tcu plays GT in the orange. Not going to take a 2, maybe 3 loss 22nd ranked iowa team over a top 10 miami team tony.

Peadawg

November 10th, 2009
8:18 am

” If the top eight had a round-robin playoff…”

Nope. There would still be complaining. The only fair playoff it to take all the conference champions and seed them. Yes, that would mean sticking Notre Dame, Navy, and Army in a conference.

I Hate trailer trash

November 10th, 2009
8:19 am

Just in UGAY has been invited to the toilet bowl at Vince Dooley’s ranch in hahiram Ga. They are going to play the browns.

David

November 10th, 2009
8:20 am

In the interest of ticket sales (Clemson will bring around 35,000 vs Techs 5,000), the Orange Bowl will renege on its agreement to take the conference champion and will go with Clemson instead of conference champ Ga Tech.

Geez, Perception...

November 10th, 2009
8:21 am

I think “Its a good thing” makes a lot of sense. Why would you think he/she did not go to college? It is true that Tech folks have difficulty traveling south to Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field (or is it Historic Grant Field at Bobby Dodd Stadium).

Otto Strahl

November 10th, 2009
8:21 am

Greg McElroy isn’t going to beat UFs D. Bama and UF are dead even on defense and special teams. QB play will be the difference.

Gator Dawgpounder

November 10th, 2009
8:23 am

Bama Stan, good response. That’s why I respect Bama and most of it’s fans; intelligent football fans, know there team, history and the sport. I do believe that it will be a very, close and physical game and if McElroy was a more consistant QB, Bama would win. He is the key; if he plays well, Bama wins; if he is inconsistant, UF wins. Tebow and Bama running game are about equal, UF maybe holds a slight edge in defence and punting with Bama in field goal kicking. It’s a shame they can’t play in the BCS title game because they are clearly the best 2 teams in the country. GO GATORS and GO SEC!!

Hey, Drake...

November 10th, 2009
8:24 am

…what makes you think UM is a top 10 team? There are lots of 2 loss teams out there that are better than the 2 loss (to date) UM team.

PTC DAWG

November 10th, 2009
8:24 am

This just in, the UGA/GT game in Atlanta will not be played. GT and their fans think they’ve already won. It just keeps getting better and better.

I like GT’s Coach, he seems OK, but their fan base is a bit off kilter. Did they even sell out the Wake Game?

Jim Mora Jr.

November 10th, 2009
8:27 am

For the record, UGA was playing Tennessee Tech Saturday. I saw PLENTY of empty seats in Bobby Dud when Tech was playing a top-10 team in Virginia Tech last month! There’s a big difference.

FLNavigator

November 10th, 2009
8:30 am

JB, I think the Gators will be okay on offense. Brantley has looked good in backup situations, Rainey and Demps are SOPH’s and should return, and the whole O-line should be in tact (barring any injuries). They need to improve over this year and develop a deep threat to take some pressure off of Brantley.

On defense, the Gators lose players like Spikes, Doe and Cunningham, and there has been some talk about the possibility of Haden leaving early. I think the secondary will be fine (especially if Haden stays), as well as the D-line (which has a lot of depth). The biggest question in my mind is which of the SOPH LB’s will step up to fill the void.

WTH

November 10th, 2009
8:33 am

PTC Dawg,

“GT and their fans think they’ve already won.”

Please post a link where you have read that CPJ or any GT football players have stated they think they will win the UGA football game.
CPJ said earlier this year before the JSU game that he would club any of the players like a baby seal (you have love the guy) if he heard any of them mention Clemson. I am sure he would say the same thing now about UGA. There are a few GT fans talking about the UGA game being a sure thing. But all reasonable football fans know that very few games are sure things and virtually no rival games are sure things.

By the way, do you really think that GT is the only fan base with a few fans that are off kilter.

Of course it could be like my buddy HBTD says, I should not be trying to use reason or facts on these blogs.

Fleischman in the ATL this weekend

November 10th, 2009
8:34 am

What makes everyone think Tim Teblow can score on the Alabama defense? AND what about Mark Ingram? Do you really think Florida can bottle him up the entire game?

Gator Dawgpounder

November 10th, 2009
8:35 am

FLNavigator, I agree. The offense will actually be better I believe. The key to them being really good will be if Hernandez returns. The offense will actually look like they did with Chris Leak and you are correct, if the linebackers are good the defense will be really good again. I heard that Haden will stay to be on the same team as his little brother is has committed to UF.

Gator Dawgpounder

November 10th, 2009
8:37 am

They bottle up Ms State feature back and he has as many yards as Ingram. If you doubt Tebow can score on the BAMA D, what does that say about McElroy scoring on the UF D?

In The Bleachers

November 10th, 2009
8:37 am

The major disagreements I have are the Orange Bowl and the Rose Bowl. Of course with my selections it would also shift the Fiesta and Sugar a bit.

I think that Clemson beats GT in Tampa. They showed they can shut PJ’s offense down and without the trick play or the pooch punt return the Tigers win in Atlanta. So CU in the Orange.

I also don’t see Oregon beating Arizona. The Wildcats offense is potent and if Luck and Gerhart can get off like that on the Ducks then Stoops’ squad can score at least 38 as well. This creates a 3, if not 4 way tie in the Pac10. Meaning USC is again the likely Rose Bowl candidate and the Fiesta chooses between Oregon and Arizona.

Drake

November 10th, 2009
8:38 am

Hey
WHo? Ohio St? Usc? Miami’s 2 losses are to 2 ranked teams. Can’t say the same for Ohio st, soon to be Iowa, Usc, etc. Miami will be around 10 by the end of the season and will get the other bcs spot. Not some joke crap big 10 team.

Gen Neyland

November 10th, 2009
8:39 am

Starting with the BCSNCG, I’m locked into disagreement for two reasons. First, at seasons start I had Texas- Florida in the BCSCG. I’ll stick with it. Second, offensively Bama cannot live on the threat of Ingram Alone in the Dome. The same will be said of Florida and Tebow. The weak link for Alabama remains the play of Brantley. To compensate for Brantley, they have a hellava team but crunch time in the Dome won’t keep him from making mistakes against the Florida defense. Watching Alabama a bit more closely since the Tennessee game, I’ve noticed a scheme over there and I don’t think they’ll be able to exploit Florida with it for 60 minutes. There’s a third reason also. Satan Saban vs Saint Tebow, good vs evil. Good shall triumph and inherit the earth. The glitch for Saint Tebow will be the better work of Saint McCoy in January…BUT I could be wrong about everything.

Rocky King

November 10th, 2009
8:40 am

PTC Dawg- Most GT fans haven’t yet chalked that up as a victory. Right now, we’re focused on “finishing the drill” with Duke. I see you like relishing the underdog role. How does it keep getting better and better?

Gatorrashad

November 10th, 2009
8:40 am

Mr CF haven’t you learned a darn thing yet, about betting against Tebow. Bama will struggle vs. the Florida defense and win the turnover battle. McElroy won’t have any heroics to save the Tide this time.

Don’t think that USC can’t slip up versus either Stanford or Arizona both are playing very well and much better than USC is right now. Also, I think both Boise and TCU get BCS bids…leaving Iowa out with two losses after this week.

Gator Dawgpounder

November 10th, 2009
8:42 am

Drake, I agree with all you said except one key difference: Ohio State and USC travel well to away games, and Miami doesn’t even fill up the home field unless UF or FSU play there. Bowls are about money and if the Bowl Committee chooses between UM or OSU or USC, UM will loose out every time because of the $$$. If it was just football, UM would win but unfortunately it is about the $$.

her dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
8:42 am

dont even try to compare attendance in atlanta to athens. the fact that 90% of our fan base is there when we are playing tenn tech is a statement in itself. and i’m not really sure how you are able to compare croddy dodd to sanford when uga wasn’t even on tv?????? it was pay per view only you no talent a$$ clown. haveing a tv alone doesn’t get you that, and if you, a tech nerd, ordered it…wow. you and your traitor coach will see come late november when your own stadium is half full of dawgs. then the real irrelevance of your program will shine on through. you guys are the most overrated team in the top 25. the pollsters can’t wait to drop you out with your next loss (which is a given). wow!!!! you guys can beat wake and overtime!!! that’s quite the accomplishment!! better get ready for the perennial powerhouse duke bluedevils!!! tenn tech would beat duke, you gay nerd. acc is awful, any one loss sec team would be #5 right now. they think boise state is better than you!! hahahahaahahaha. you stupid rookies, can’t wait til the next highest bidder comes calling for paul small johnson gobbler face. we all know he isn’t staying at tech for long…just go see what happened at navy. TRAITOR

JW

November 10th, 2009
8:43 am

Tech showed how tough they are against Vandy and Wake. Clemson will be in the BCS bowl.

Go Tigers

rhynster

November 10th, 2009
8:44 am

Iowa?

They’ll be a 2-loss team after this weekend, and maybe not even in the Top 20.

WTH

November 10th, 2009
8:44 am

In the Bleachers, Clemson has not beaten CPJ yet. By the way, Clemson also scored on a trick play.

Gatorrashad

November 10th, 2009
8:46 am

My 2008 preseason title picks were Florida and Texas….I rolled on that pick again this year…and sticking to it…Florida and Texas in title game…..

Gator Dawgpounder

November 10th, 2009
8:46 am

her dogtards, you’re an idiot, I agree with everything you said. Tech’s fan base will not be able to pay Johnson to keep him. I know UGA fans hate him, but he is better than CMR, Willie and Bobo.

tech = peachtree tavern gayboys

November 10th, 2009
8:47 am

WTH, everyplay tech runs is a trick play. get off the field with your boring offense.

RxDawg

November 10th, 2009
8:47 am

The only one I have a hard time seeing is USC in the Fiesta. They have blown it and shouldn’t get into a BCS game this year. They should take another team above them. I’m not sure who though..Boise St? Nah, I’m not a fan of Boise getting in with that schedule, but they did beat Oregon, which in turn beat USC so..

Matt

November 10th, 2009
8:47 am

In the bleachers

418 yards for GT against Clem. Yep they sure shut it down. Idiot. We won the game you moron.

We are a much better team now than then. They look about the same.

WTH

November 10th, 2009
8:48 am

“her dogtards, you’re an idiot”

Could you post again and see if you can get a few more irrational comments and insults in the post.

Gatorrashad

November 10th, 2009
8:49 am

I am also picking Pitt over Cincy for the Big East crown.

WTH

November 10th, 2009
8:53 am

i just became a tech fan this year. just like the rest of the gay population in atlanta, i bought my first tech t-shirt this past week!!! i’m so excited!! I can’t wait to walk up to the ticket booth at croddy dodd and get my ticket for the game!!! isn’t it amazing? you can just walk up and get a ticket. that’s how football games should be. i even brought my snuggie with me (yes, we are besties)! and thank goodness I snuck my PSP in; i hate to say it, but whenever tech gets the ball i get a little bored and would rather hit up some sonic the hedgehog. o what a day!

greg

November 10th, 2009
8:53 am

And that’s 4 meaningless bowl games with nothing on the line.

WTH

November 10th, 2009
8:54 am

tech = peachtree tavern gayboys

Thats what opposing teams try to do, get GT offense off the field. But take a look at the length of drives and time of possession statistics and you will see that they don’t have a lot of luck most of the time.

“tech = peachtree tavern gayboys” “her dogtards, you’re an idiot” = same person. Try posting without insulting GT every other word and people would take you more seriously.

hey WTH, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
8:55 am

I’d be glad to. Just waiting for some more tech nerds to say something stupid. Don’t worry, it shouldn’t be long.

Hey Dogtards

November 10th, 2009
8:56 am

“wow. you and your traitor coach will see come late november when your own stadium is half full of dawgs.”

You are delusional if you think that many mutts are gonna be able to get tickets this year. Mark my words, it will be 50k jackets, 7k gas station attendees. Tech fans aren’t selling their tickets and, instead, are buying them (I’ve been asked by at least 3-4 separate Tech fans in the past week if I knew anyone with extras). Not that Tech is a lock to win by any means, but a lot of uog fans feel like you guys will get killed – maybe they aren’t real fans but guess what? They aren’t buying tickets, either.

Iowa probably won’t be top 14 after they lose twice, so I don’t think they’ll be able to make it. I bet Boise ends up in the Fiesta and Cincy in the Orange.

“the fact that 90% of our fan base is there when we are playing tenn tech is a statement in itself. and i’m not really sure how you are able to compare croddy dodd to sanford when uga wasn’t even on tv??????”

First, uga was on TV, you just had to pay for it. Second, it boosts attendance figures when it costs less to go to the game than see it on TV. If it was on cable there would only have been 50k people there.

We may be overrated, but if the pollsters can’t wait to drop us they certainly wouldn’t have moved us up three spots. They easily could have left Iowa at 7 or had any team behind us leapfrog us. Not that it matters, all we care about is beating DUKE.

“you guys can beat wake and overtime!!! that’s quite the accomplishment!!”

It’s much better than getting monkey stomped by Tennessee.

“acc is awful, any one loss sec team would be #5 right now.”

And a one loss ACC team is #7. What’s your point?

“they think boise state is better than you!!”

They think boise is better than you too genius. Nice use of logic mutt. Go ahead and ring up a #1 for me please. No pickles and a diet lemonade.

Marietta Dawg

November 10th, 2009
8:56 am

bama stan, you are a joke

WTH

November 10th, 2009
8:57 am

Now I understand, HBTD told me yesterday not to try to use reason on these blogs and now I understand, he meant not to try to use reason with you.

Brandon Spikes (and gouges)

November 10th, 2009
8:58 am

why dit you pick pick bama orver us. we play wiff intencity and we ar goot. jes ax corch myers.

Marietta Dawg

November 10th, 2009
8:58 am

dogtards, is tech still giving away a hotdog and coke to fill the stands.

FactuAll

November 10th, 2009
8:58 am

totally off the subject

Where do you think Paul Johnson’s next stop will be? I can’t imagine him staying at GaTech much longer. He was my pick to replace Shula at Bama, but Mal Moore didn’t ask my opinion.

The guy is hands-down one of the best football coaches I’ve ever seen. I think Spurrier hangs it up after this season, but I don’t see Johnson moving to Columbia. Athens??? Now that would be interesting.

Gator McKluskey

November 10th, 2009
8:59 am

Barnhardt….you are out of your cotton pickin mind!Alabama in the National Championship!What are you smoking?Alabama will be forced to throw the ball in the SEC championship and this will lead to alot of interceptions!Florida wins 23-14

[...] Mr. College Football, Tony Barnhart, thinks it will be Alabama and Texas in the BCS title game. [...]

Hey Dogtards

November 10th, 2009
8:59 am

PS – What team is gonna go after Paul Johnson? That boring high school offense? Please.

Hey Dogtards

November 10th, 2009
9:01 am

“dogtards, is tech still giving away a hotdog and coke to fill the stands.”

Naw its a recession, can’t give away anything. They do have a Willy’s now though.

Houn

November 10th, 2009
9:03 am

TB, I don’t agree with all your projections. I see Florida in NC and Alabama in Sugar. I think Cincinnati will lose one of their remaining games then I see the Big East Champion (Pitt or Cincy) playing in the Orange Bowl. I think Boise will stay undefeated and play Alabama … too much pressure for bowls to skip over undefeated Boise or TCU the way things have fallen … wont take two loss teams (additionally some of those are bad losses). I also think that USC has a good chance to lose again. If a two loss team was going to be in Orange Bowl, wouldnt they take Miami over Iowa?

Maddog

November 10th, 2009
9:03 am

FactuAll

November 10th, 2009
8:58 am

His next stop will be at the bank to cash his huge “raise” check. He’s not going anywhere. His history shows that his teams always perform better in the 2nd year, and he’s done it again. Just imagine how things will be when he has a team fully loaded with athletes he recruited. We Dog fans may not like it, but Tech will hold on to Johnson for quite some time.

m

November 10th, 2009
9:05 am

What the helle are you climpsum folks smoking???

Tech has been kicking your sorry arses for more than a 100 years including this year…and last year….etc.

If y’all do luck up and get in the ACC championship game TECH will kick your sorry arses one more time and then laugh about it.

Pat

November 10th, 2009
9:05 am

Some of you are ignorant to the rules.
Only ONE non big 6 conf school can make it to a bcs game. That means both tcu AND boise CANNOT GO. Learn the rules before you type.

dip

November 10th, 2009
9:06 am

MATT – yeah you were dominate against Wake. Skinner was not even 100%. You’re much better now?

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
9:07 am

Yea, we’ve all been asked for extra tickets. Glad to see that’s the first time that has happened for ya’ll. Welcome to the football world Georgia Tech! I agree with your national tv argument; however, you’re being a little drastic. Would have been more like 80,000 instead of 90,000. Either way, that’s more people than the nerds will ever have at a game. But you didn’t dispute the fact that PJ will leave your program if given more money…interesting. I mean I believe this, but I didn’t think the suddenly tech faithful would even understand this concept. Tenn. and monte kiffin wouldn’t give up 100 yards to your defense. Plain and simple, he is the best coordinator in the world right now and would “monkey stomp” all over PJ’s gobbler. I guess you didn’t get the memo? UGA is harder to get into the tech. I went there, graduated recently… so yes, I’ll take the premium gas, and yes go ahead and wipe down my windshield and shine those tires. while you’re at it…get a clue about your meaningless program. this is a one season thing boyssssssssssssssssssssssss.

Big time?? Not

November 10th, 2009
9:07 am

Four tickets, four hot dogs, four cokes

Trade School Junkie

November 10th, 2009
9:08 am

There 4 more weekends of football to play, and much can change.

A useless & pointless article by Barnhart.

WTH

November 10th, 2009
9:09 am

FactuALL,

CPJ probably would not consider going to Athens because of the way UGA dissed Erk.

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
9:09 am

your offense*

FactuAll

November 10th, 2009
9:09 am

Maddog

you may be right, but I think a higher profile program will go after Johnson. Notre Dame? People bandy about excuses for ND….pointing out their academic requirements. I would suspect that Tech’s academic requirements are as restrictive as the ones in South Bend. Johnson would win there, and get his own statue.

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
9:11 am

the academic requirements argument is a joke and if any of you think otherwise you are clueless. you guys really think nesbitt has any clue what’s going on in the classroom? the fact of the matter is, ga tech has no money in their athletic program compared to any team in the SEC, half of the teams in the ACC and especially the aforementioned notre dame.

GTfanTN

November 10th, 2009
9:12 am

In the bleachers..I love how fans say if you take away the trick play or a punt return Clemson wins in atl..what if you take away 2 busted man coverages Spiller wouldn’t have caught a 60 yard td or Ford a 80 yard td…Tech would have won by 17 points..very easy to say if..also Tech’s O is running alot better now than it was then..it was Tech’s second game of the season..also, if you take away the offsides play against FSU they picked off the ball and scored a TD to take a 2 score lead against Clemson..so very easy to say if you take this away the game would have gone this or that way

Maddog

November 10th, 2009
9:13 am

FactuAll

November 10th, 2009
9:09 am

No doubt he will be on a lot of team’s radar, but I don’t think he’ll go to Notre Dame. I just don’t think it has the mystique it once had. Besides, Johnson is a good ol’ southern boy now. He will be the force in the ACC, have a shot at yearly BCS bowls, and his pay is sure to rise.

Hey Dogtards

November 10th, 2009
9:13 am

I agree with Maddog. PJ is making a good bit of money. There aren’t a whole lot of fanbases out there who would want to run his scheme. I think Notre Dame is gonna go after Kelly if they fire CW. Oklahoma, Texas, or Nebraska are two other teams, but I think they stay put. Bama is staying put.

Big thing is, CPJ can live in a nice house in a big city and can draw from a great recruiting base. All you puppies out there who live in Atlanta – if someone doubled your salary would you want to move to South Bend? Austin? Norman? I wouldn’t want to do it personally. He’s also from the southeast so Atlanta is much closer to home than any Big 10 or Big 12 school. PJ is also a football historian and Tech’s got a great football history.

I just don’t see him wanting to go anywhere. He’s reestablishing the program here and has plenty of resources to tap into. He’s also the opposite of Petrino (4 schools since 1987).

im4bama

November 10th, 2009
9:14 am

Gators, face the music, Tony’s right. Bama IS going to beat Florida this time around. Take it to the bank. All you UT fans still bitter and Gators that are so arrogant, can all kiss it. Hate Bama all you want. I’m gonna love watching my team proving all of you wrong, watch and see. Not only will we win, but we will dominate that game.
Roll Tide!

Otto

November 10th, 2009
9:14 am

The BCS gets it correct in the Title Game.

Great to see we are not stuck in the days where Bama would be stuck in the Sugar with the Big 12 champ playing in another Bowl for a split title.

The winner will be the one true national Champ.

The down side is the other Bowl matchups are boring. The best bowls will be played outside of the BCS bowls.

I can live with the trade off.

Yellow Fuzz

November 10th, 2009
9:15 am

Bigtime?? Not,

And the georgia dogs get what they deserve. A trip to northern Louisiana and a free weedwacker in the Independence Bowl which is offering the Four tickets, four hot dogs, four cokes promotion that you and your big time program (LOL) scoffs at. Learn your new role big man. Lol.

Jake

November 10th, 2009
9:15 am

Will Fulme go to Memphis?

Tired of stupid dawg fans

November 10th, 2009
9:18 am

You dawg fans are all the same. You have nothing intellegent to say so all you can do is call people names and make stupid comments. I am sure you guys will be in full force on the 28th but that is good. It will not take long for you to shut your stupid mouths and start booing your team and their coaches. Nothing like a fine redneck leg humper who IQ does not even reach his hat size. All you know how to do is guzzle beer and pee on the bushes. This week is all is good in the dawg nation after a beat down of a HS program. Next week we will fire CMR again. You people are pathetic. Hey dip, good name, 412 rushing yard, 102 called back because of penalties. Tech did not play its best but still came out on top. Wake = Tenn.

Brad

November 10th, 2009
9:18 am

Great question JB… we Gator fans are actually wondering the same. To answer your question, we should be okay on offense since John Brantley is a more than capable backup who would start most anywhere else in the country. Our young receivers must step up and be more consistent and as someone on this blog has already pointed out, Aaron Hernandez’s decision to stay or leave will be decisive. We’ll have Demps, Rainey, and Moody all back and we’re pretty deep on the o-line.

Where I’m concerned is on defense, particularly our linebacking corps. We lose both Spikes and his stellar backup, Ryan Stamper in the middle and we lose some of our depth at the other LB positions. We lose Jermaine Cunningham who, for some odd reason, gets overshadowed by Carlos Dunlap (Dunlap is awesome, but I decided this yr that Cunningham is the better of the two). And, again, Joe Haden might decide to leave a yr early. In short, we should be alright, but we will be a young group over all, which is always a concern.

And for all my fellow Gators on this blog, I wouldn’t be so overzealous in picking us over Bama in the SEC Championship… if we can’t protect Tebow better than we have, we WILL lose. He was sacked four times against Vandy, which is entirely unacceptable from our veteran o-line.

Miles

November 10th, 2009
9:19 am

Gators and Texas in the big game…

toga

November 10th, 2009
9:20 am

Georgia Fans-

Please stay off this message board. This is reserved for solid football teams going to relevant bowl games. Unless you clean house, Ga. Tech will own this state for many years to come. As an SEC fan, I like Tech, I wish they were in the SEC instead of the soft and weak Dogs.

Roll Tide

bamafan

November 10th, 2009
9:20 am

Gen Neyland – has Brantley transferred from FLA to BAMA and is now our QB?

m

November 10th, 2009
9:21 am

Otto…that is pure bs about them getting it right. Last year, Utah or Texas had just as much right to be in the championship game a florida or oklahoma.

the system is a joke.

UGA fans...

November 10th, 2009
9:22 am

..may not have shown up in full force for the TN Tech game last week, but all 92K tickets were sold! Can Tech ever say that all 55K tickets were sold, except when they play UGA? And, I have Tech season tickets, and I have already sold them for the UGA game!

Hey Dogtards

November 10th, 2009
9:26 am

UGA fans… said: “.may not have shown up in full force for the TN Tech game last week, but all 92K tickets were sold! Can Tech ever say that all 55K tickets were sold, except when they play UGA? And, I have Tech season tickets, and I have already sold them for the UGA game!”

I didn’t know how good you are depends on how many fans you have. Shouldn’t yall be better than 4-4 in the FBS with all those fans? How do you even fit that many fans on the field?

GTfanTN

November 10th, 2009
9:27 am

I think it is funny how UGA fans trash our Tech’s O…i think most UGA fans would love the stats we have and the points we put up..if you switched the stat sheets UGA would have 1 loss and tech would be fighting to be 500

Reality Check

November 10th, 2009
9:30 am

Even as bad as things are with UGA this year they still put 25,000 more people in the seats in Sanford Stadium for their game with lowly Tennessee Tech than Georgia Tech had for their game with Wake Forest.

TV viewer

November 10th, 2009
9:31 am

I watched the Tech game with Wake Forest on TV and I cannot understand why there were so many empty seats. What’s up with that?

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
9:32 am

M. We agree. The BCS is pathetic. Welcome to our world. Dawgs have been beating that drum for years. It’s useless.

Roll Tide

November 10th, 2009
9:33 am

We have the best team cash money for play can provide! Who cares that our players are totally illiterate! Roll Tide!

Hey Dogtards

November 10th, 2009
9:34 am

Reality Check said “Even as bad as things are with UGA this year they still put 25,000 more people in the seats in Sanford Stadium for their game with lowly Tennessee Tech than Georgia Tech had for their game with Wake Forest.”

Again, who cares? So you are telling me I can (i) have better seats (ii) for cheaper (iii) not have to drive all the way to Athens for the game (iv) be able to find parking when I get to the game (or take public transit) (v) be less crowded when I get there and (vi) not be stuck in traffic for an hour afterwards. AND I get to see a team that is just as good or better? What’s that you say? They don’t trash their campus at GT either? Why would you NOT be a Tech fan?

#1 BAMA FAN

November 10th, 2009
9:34 am

Gators will not beat BAMA with the “dive play”, they better come up with something else. I was at the SEC Championship last year and the GATORS were not more physical, it was the TIDE and they will be again this year. Tebow made the difference last year in the fourth quarter with the ankle high passes. Ramble on-be careful what you ask for, look at the 2011 schedule. RTR

R.U.KIDDIN'ME

November 10th, 2009
9:35 am

THE ONLY WAY THE GATOR’S STOP INGRAM IS…………SPIKES POKIN’ HIS EYE’S OUT!!!!

AZ Jacket

November 10th, 2009
9:37 am

30,000 plus student body, every redneck bubba in the state spending the rent money on UGA football tickets then I guess you can get a full stadium. I have season tickets and I will tell you the only visiting team that has the worst fans is when UGA comes to town. Most of them spend the day on all fours barking. I have been watching college football for 45 years and never have I seen a fan make a tackle or score a TD. Just does not happen. Tech’s fan base is small, that is true, less than 20,000 student body and most graduates leave the state for high profile jobs. Yes, due to the high academics and specialty fields we have a lot of students who could care less about football. For the idiot who said Josh does not attend class does not know CPJ. Dawg fans cannot take a rivalry, they want domination. That is over, you will win some you will lose some. Tech is back and we no longer have to stake our season on the last game.

Brandon Spikes (and grouges)

November 10th, 2009
9:38 am

das rite, i will grouge day eyz out. jes ax corch myers.

RxDawg

November 10th, 2009
9:39 am

toga, UGA has earned more right in this decade to belong on this blog than Bama. I know this is all knew to you and you aren’t sure how to act. It’s ok, you’ll get the hang of it pretty soon there chief.

It’s sad that the only good BSC bowl is the championship game. The rest are just weird match ups. I’d like to see them change up the runner up selection or something. They shouldn’t take turns selecting 1 team, they should take turns selecting 2 teams for a more appropriate matchup.

Brandon Spikes (and grouges)

November 10th, 2009
9:39 am

who carez about fanz in da stanz. mitchigun can hold over 100 tousand peoples buy day aint no goot. jes ax corch myers.

WTH

November 10th, 2009
9:40 am

OK, UGA wins, they have a bigger stadium and more fans. If the BCS was based on stadium size, UGA would be number 7. But alas, it is not based on stadium size.

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
9:41 am

you got a 10-2 Iowa team going to the Orange over a potentially undefeated Cincy team?

Where’s the medias “non-BCS darling” Boise State?

Why not take Cincy to the Orange bowl vs Tech
Florida vs TCU in the Sugar
and Boise vs USC in the Fiesta.

That would give Boise a chance to put up or shut up.
Cause if they do go 12-0 and go to the cotton bowl or the capitol one bowl, and win, then all you will hear is how they should have a shot at the national chamopionship because they were 13-0.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
9:41 am

AZ. Please tell me that you do realize NOT all UGA students get a ticket to every home game? There’s a lottery for about 10,000 per game. You do realize that??

Bama Aaron

November 10th, 2009
9:43 am

Great picks Tony. I’m amazed reading the posts on here how selective people’s memories are. Bama was leading that game last year going into the 4th qtr and only some great pinpoint passes by Tebow secured that game for them. I personally don’t think Tebow can do it 2yrs in a row and Bama will beat them by more than a TD. ROLL TIDE!

CharlotteGator

November 10th, 2009
9:44 am

JB,

In my humble opinion.

Offense:
QB – Clearly our biggest loss. Brantley is good, but you can’t come close to replacing Tebow right away. I hope I’m wrong, but good performances in the Spring or as a backup doesn’t mean we’ll still go through some growing pains. There’s no free lunch at the QB position in the SEC.
RB – largely unchanged here. This should be a position of strength.
OL – I think we’ll lose 3 starters w/ the Pouncey’s leaving. Line will be in flux for a bit, but we’ve built some good depth, so in time I think it can be good. Again thought, we’ll take our lumps.
WR – Losing Cooper is huge, but we get back C. Moore and A. Debose which I think should make up for Coop’s production. Similar to this year, this position is a total wildcard.
TE – Huge loss in Hernandez. Starting from scratch here with D. Parks having redshirted this year. Really wish we would have gotten O. Charles. He still owe’s us a crystal ball. :)

Defense:
DE – Losing Dunlap and Cunningham is huge. Really need some young guys to step up if we have any chance of being good. Some concern here.
DT – Lose some seniors, but they’ve been hurt all year anyway, so the depth we’re building now should keep this position at roughly the same level.
MLB – Losing Spikes and Stamper is gigantic. We’re going to find out how good the heralded J. Bostic really is. Similar to Brantley, we’re going to take our lumps at this position, but should improve with time as the kid is really talented.
OLB – We lose some players here, but this position has a ton of depth and talent so I think we’ll keep the same level here.
CB – I think we lose Haden but again would love to be wrong. Jenkins stays and will need to show up and improve on this year’s performance which has been average at best. We’ll need a young guy to step up here if Haden bolts.
S – Ton of depth here so even if we lose M. Wright, I think this position can hold and/or even get better.

Overall, the unknown with next year’s squad is very frightening, but somewhat exciting. I can see us going to UT early in the season and struggling (even losing), but getting better as the year goes on. Talent and coaching will be there, but there’s no substitute for experience and chemistry which the team will lack in key spots. I can see 8 wins happening but I could also see more. Next year will be a fun year for us Gator fans if we can just focus on enjoying it with no expectations. If for some crazy reasons expectations or abnormally high, then people might get sorely disappointed.

FactuAll

November 10th, 2009
9:45 am

re: Florida vs Bama.

Last year UF was a better team by eleven points. Tebow played as good of a 4th quarter as I’ve ever seen a QB play (then did an encore against Oklahoma).

I’m a Bama fan, but thought the 2008 Tide was a bit overrated. They were very fortunate with almost zero injuries, and a year when the SEC West was down.

Alabama is a much better team this year. Certainly the defense and special teams are better. The offense has struggled some in recent weeks, but I think they are better as well.

The question really is: is Florida better than last year? As long as No. 15 in in the field I wouldn’t bet against them, but I am leaning toward a Bama win.

godawgs

November 10th, 2009
9:46 am

Why Bama will win

The thing to note is defense wins in the SEC. Florida has a LOT of returning starters with mambo experience.

But I think Alabama will beat Florida because Florida is overrated. Their wins have not been convincing. Look for Mr. Heisman Ingram to play big for Alabama and run the ball well.

The team that runs best here will win. That’s going to be Bama.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
9:46 am

Tony. Good pick for BCS title game. As ususal, the Orange Bowl is once again the dud of the pack.

WTH

November 10th, 2009
9:46 am

Great post Charlotte Gator, it’s nice to see somebody with a reasonable assessment of their team.

Dacusville Slim

November 10th, 2009
9:46 am

Although I am a long suffering Tech fan living in Tiger Paw country(Klimpsin) I am afraid the Tigers gonna beat the Jackets for the Orange Bowl. Hope not but hard to beat same team twice in the same year.

AZ Jacket

November 10th, 2009
9:47 am

I am not sure why this blog is full of UGA fans anyway. I thought this was a discussion on BCS bowls. I don’t think I saw UGA mentioned in the article, which was very hard for Tony. Oh well, I guess UGA just wants to hang with the big boys. Since going from #1 last year to not being ranked this year it is difficult to handle. Look dawg fans you do have the past to bring up, while the Ala, Fla, TCU, BS, GT,and Texas are looking at now. It is reall funny that when you don’t have a good football team and really not sure that you will in the future, all you can do is talk about what you did in the past and how many fans you have. sic

AZ Jacket

November 10th, 2009
9:48 am

HBTD, Orange Bowl dud of the pack….mmmmm…bet UGA would love to be there.

AZ Jacket

November 10th, 2009
9:50 am

Dacusville Slim, have faith in CPJ. 2nd game of season is way in the past.

CPJ ain't goin anywhere anytime soon

November 10th, 2009
9:50 am

CPJ has publicly stated he made a promise to his daughter that she wouldn’t have to change high schools any more… So the soonest you goons should be talking about another school hiring him away is 2011. That being said, CPJ has also stated he is very happy at GT and he is just getting this thing going… Dream on, dawggies…

AZ Jacket

November 10th, 2009
9:51 am

HBTD, and those who don’t get a ticket in the lottery buy a ticket. you know that to be true. You did not dispute my redneck theory did you?

Georgia Yech

November 10th, 2009
9:52 am

You are right AZ Jacket!!! We are the big boys! The perennial powerhouse! We can’t be stopped! We are so awesome!….. Wait….. We got stomped in a bowl game last year. We haven’t sniffed a BCS bowl game in years. We could barely hold off Wake Forest, and Vandy (the worst team in the SEC) played with us for the majority of the game.

Long Time Listener, First Time Caller

November 10th, 2009
9:52 am

Whenever Tony gets outside his comfort zone (UGA, the SEC) he makes mistakes and exposes himself for the fraud he really is. If Iowa loses to Ohio State NO WAY is Iowa going to a BCS bowl over an undefeated Boise State. In no way does the Big 10 gets 2 teams in. My guess is that it will either be Tech or Clemson vs. TCU in the Orange (or USC with TCU in the Fiesta)vs. Bosie. (Cincy was in the Orange Bowl last year and would not be invited back this year, they (or Pitts are destined for the Sugar). Also not realizing that the Big East gets an automatic invite — classic Tony mistake. All this clown cares about is UGA and the beloved SEC yet he call himself Mr. College Football. If anyone is Mr. College Football its is ESPN’s Heirbstreet (even though he is a Ohio State homer).

In who do you believe is the real Mr. College Football.

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
9:52 am

“Tired of stupid dawg fans”. You know nothing about football, or observation in general. Talking about UGA fans booing. I have never seen that. If you were at that Tech game last week against that basketball team you would have noticed Tech fans booing when they were down 14-0. And I don’t think it was even halftime yet!! I mean come on techies, I heard you booing on TV. You think that looks good to recruits, or anyone for that matter? You’re down by only two touchdowns and the booos start raining down. Talk about fairweather fans. Know your football you clown. But then again, you probably don’t care to be at the game because you are a newly found tech fan. I’m not worried about your likes, you will be gone soon, just like your program and will be back to irrelevancy. See every team gets its chance, and every team has a down year. Teh difference is, big programs bounce back. See Florida two years ago, LSU last year, Tenn these past few years, Miami these past few years, FSU will be there shortly. Sorry nerds, but Tech just doesn’t have the fan base and especially, doesn’t have the money or motivation from your AD to be a consistent powerhouse. Money is what’s important nerds, you should know that, and tech isn’t known for there alumni collections…I’m not even sure if they have a fund. As you probably don’t know, but will now…UGA’s athletic association is in the top 5 most profitable in the country. They will be back, just like the teams mentioned above, and the nerds will be back to mediocrity in an awful conference. Enjoy it while you can nerds.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
9:52 am

AZ. Sure the dawgs would love to be in the Orange bowl. Duh. I was simply noting that it’s the worst matchup of the pack, which it has been for the past several years. You’re not getting all defensive again just because tech is projected to play in that game are you??

Georgia Yech

November 10th, 2009
9:53 am

Coach Paul Gobbler doesn’t care about his daughter. He will make her switch schools again. He could careless about Georgia Tech, it’s just a stepping stone before he goes and brings his triple option elsewhere.

G8R GRAD

November 10th, 2009
9:55 am

Tony:

Assuming your picks play out, I can see the Gators losing the Sugar for the same reason(s) Bama did last year.

CharlotteGator

November 10th, 2009
9:57 am

Wow I need to proofread. Sorry about the typos grammar police.

Bammers – I was at the SECCG last year and will be there again in a few weeks. While I agree that Tebow’s performance was a huge part of the W, I don’t think you can discredit, the Gator D’s contribution. From what I remember/saw, they were just as physical as Bama’s. They got smashed in the 3rd quarter, but then responded in the 4th and put some hits on JPW, Coffee, and Ingram.

I expect another classic matchup this season. If Tebow isn’t protected forget it, half the stadium will be empty in the 4th. If McElroy gets pressured it could go the other way. In my opinion, the whole game will come down to pass protection. Both teams will get there’s on the ground (albiet in totally different ways), the special teams are roughly equal, so it will all come down to which QB is protected. I hope the Gators can pull it out, but it’s tough to see us protecting Tebow, if the zone blitzes from Vandy were blowing us up.

And I know I’m breaking from the company line, but Mr. Tebow really needs to improve by that game as well if we are to win. He’s had happy feet, is not seeing the field, and has been average with his decision making in my opinion. Receivers are running open, but the combo of no time to throw and how it contributes to bad decisions or lack of progressions/reads from Tebow has decimated our passing game.

oleballfan

November 10th, 2009
9:57 am

Why isn’t a 10-2 Oklahoma State an credible for the B12 representative in the Fiesta Bowl?

The Cowboys are as good as USCw. And, why do the Trojans get such preferential treatment?

KingGator

November 10th, 2009
9:58 am

yes, please pick against the Gators!! Love it when you tell us we “can’t” do something. You might pick Bama, but you know deep down who you’d put your $$ on, and it ain’t Bama!! Anybody that bets against Tebow in his senior season would be a fool!!

Go Gators!!

Bubber

November 10th, 2009
9:59 am

1. Tech sux!
2. Bammer sux!
3. Florida sux!
4. Rocky top sux!

Did I leave anyone out?

Oh, yeah!

5. Auburn sux! Sorry cousins.

Woof!!!

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
10:00 am

AZ. I’m sure that some of the students that do not get a ticket in the lottery end up buying one off the street, but my guess is that would represent a very small group. College students generally do not have $60 extra bucks to fork out for a ticket.

Denver Dog

November 10th, 2009
10:00 am

Glad that the Techies have something to cheer about this year. I hope they figure out it is better to cheer for thier own team than to run down some other ones. I congratulate them on a great season and hope that they win out until the Sat after Thanksgiving, and then win out from there.

I see it like this UF in the championship game to play Tex.

The rest are meaningless as the BCS has made it only a 2 team chase.

As usual, Charlotte Gator has a perspective. The only other questions that I have are: Which coaches will you lose too! I say that Strong goes somewhere as a HC this year? Maybe SC.

The next question I’d like to think about is who goes to ND? Will it be a Saban, Mayer type, or will they go after Cincy coach?

Jackets have done a great job this year; Gators have done one heck of a job too! Those right now are the best good stories in football.

Georgia Yech

November 10th, 2009
10:01 am

I can’t wait to see these Georgia Yechies get so excited only to lose in their bowl game once again. Geez. No wonder Coach Paul Gobbler left Navy before their bowl game.

DawginLex

November 10th, 2009
10:01 am

I had florida vs Texas from day one and I’m not changing my mind.

Tech will lose another game, either to us or to Clemson. Maybe both but not likely.

Iowa will not make it because they will get blitzed Saturday and drop like a stone.

USC will not win out. don’t be surprised if Arizona wins the Pac 10.

FactuAll

November 10th, 2009
10:03 am

CharlotteGator

we are in total agreement. I was encouraged by the way Vandy was able to pressure Tebow. Bama should be able to bring pressure throughout the game because of their depth.

Hopefully, we’ll all get to watch a football classic. I think both teams have the talent to pull that off.

SadDawg

November 10th, 2009
10:04 am

Tony, you’re not gonna put some $$ on Bama are you. It’s crazy to bet against Urban Myer. He is the best big-game coach around. The bigger the game, the better he has the Gators playing. And yes, I am jealous…..

Maddog

November 10th, 2009
10:05 am

AZ Jacket

November 10th, 2009
9:47 am

Using your logic, then up until this year you should have never, ever, posted on a blog that discussed BCS bowl games.

Tech's great bowl history

November 10th, 2009
10:07 am

We should make fun of everyone’s bowl appearances.. why? Look at this past decades success at in bowl-games!

2008 Chick-fil-A LSU 38, Georgia Tech 3
2007 Humanitarian Fresno State 40, Georgia Tech 28
2006 Gator West Virginia 38, Georgia Tech 35
2005 Emerald Utah 38, Georgia Tech 10
2004 Champs Sports Georgia Tech 51, Syracuse 14
2003 Humanitarian Georgia Tech 52, Tulsa 10
2002 Silicon Valley Fresno State 30, Georgia Tech 21
2001 Seattle Georgia Tech 24, Stanford 14
2000 Peach LSU 28, Georgia Tech 14

I mean look this decade we beat Tulsa, Syracuse and Stanford. Also, we only lost to Fresno State twice!

Brandon Spikes (and gouges)

November 10th, 2009
10:08 am

das rit sat dawg. corcy myers is da bestest. we do play goot in da bigga gamez. an i likes to grouge eyez. jest ax corch myers.

help, I live in Ga

November 10th, 2009
10:08 am

I love college football but this gives me a headache. Every year. Can we please get a 16 team playoff?? They say the system is working? This is supposed to be preserving tradition? Florida vs. Cincinnati? USC vs TCU? Cmon. Wake me up when there is a playoff.

Jackets

November 10th, 2009
10:08 am

Theres a lot of talk on this blog from the pups, who at the moment aren’t even bowl eligible. You guys just concentrate on getting past mighty KY so you can even make it to a bowl game, b/c the chances of beating Auburn and Tech aren’t looking so good for you guys right now.

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
10:09 am

thank you Maddog. thanks for exposing the typical nerd football fan for what they are worth.

Tech2008

November 10th, 2009
10:09 am

I got a ticket to the Tech- UGA game in Athens last year for $20, and the stadium was pretty empty. That doesn’t matter though. UGA will always have more fans because they have more alumni, and more students. We don’t need anyone to jump on the Tech bandwagon.

Yellow Fuzz

November 10th, 2009
10:09 am

UGA fans guy

We may not sell out our stadium every week but we did kick your azz in your sold out stadium last year! 45-42!

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
10:11 am

hahahaha. When the peach bowl is the best bowl you have been to in a decade that sure says a lot about your program. i bet most of these nerds didn’t even realize that. and if we go to the peach bowl it’s our worst season of the decade. hope you nerds calculated that one. enjoy our leftover recruits!!!!

thank you “techs great bowl history”

TR

November 10th, 2009
10:12 am

GT will not win a rematch with Clemson. They got lucky this first time.

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
10:13 am

yellow fuzz…wow. what a joke. 45-42? that’s an a$$ kicking? can you count? or subract for that matter? 3 points? who are you? i hope all you other nerds don’t embrace this clown. if that’s an a$$ kicking then I don’t even want to say what the dawgs beat downs have been like for the prior seven years. I guess I could say we beat the gay out of you….?

WTH

November 10th, 2009
10:13 am

Maddog, actually, three years ago GT was one win away from a BCS game. Check your facts befor you post.

Before the few idiots on here say it, I will, I know that UGA has more fans, has a bigger stadium, has been to more BCS games than GT since GT has not been to any BCS games yet, GT has a high school offense, you think CPJ is going to leave GT, CPJ cannot recruit for his offense, GT is only winning because of Gailey’s recruits, etc. etc. Hope I did not make any grammar mistakes.

Please you don’t have to say it again.

Maddog

November 10th, 2009
10:13 am

Yellow Fuzz

November 10th, 2009
10:09 am

You mentioned Sanford Stadium was sold out last year for the tech game. How can that be? After all, Tech2008 posted right above you and he said he was at the game an that “the stadium was pretty empty”. Which is it tech guys?

Dawg Nation

November 10th, 2009
10:13 am

We all know the Dawgs should be in the mix, but the refs really stuck it to us this year. We should be a pre-season top 5 team next year because we have the talent, but you can’t win when refs keep you from doing so.

jumbeauxtiger

November 10th, 2009
10:14 am

I have seen Bama and Florida both in person. I give the edge to the Gators because of Tebow. Otherwise they are very eveningly matched and this will be a very interesting game.

Does anyone know what the early betting line is on this game? I would say the Gators by 3.

I agree with you about Iowa Tony. They will bring alot more fans than the Bearcats.

That said there are some games still left and I doubt if all or even most of these predicted matchups actually occur.

Geaux Tigers
Go SEC

Yellow Fuzz

November 10th, 2009
10:14 am

Tech was Bowl Eligible almost 4 weeks ago weeks ago.

georgia still isn’t!

If you have to run your rabbid mouths get on the Tennessee Tech website and do so.

STFU here.

Alphare

November 10th, 2009
10:15 am

Yea, I’d like Bama to win too. But Tebow will step up, and be the difference maker again in the 4th quarter while Bama defense is tired.

The way I see it, Bama will be hard to beat after Tebow is gone. Last year and this year are the climbing years for Bama. With the way Bama is recruiting, championships will come in bunches in the coming years.

Maddog

November 10th, 2009
10:15 am

WTH

November 10th, 2009
10:13 am

What? One win away 3 years ago from a BCS bowl? How many other teams could make the same claim.

Hey, back in 2007 UGA was one win away from appearing in the National Championship game. Hell, I’ll give you your first BCS bowl game if you’ll give me another NC.

Not Disappointed!

November 10th, 2009
10:16 am

Good read Tony. I just wants my Jackets to Keep winning. We take on the Dookies this week and then prepare for the Mighty Pups!

Keep winning Jackets!

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
10:16 am

thanks for clarifying WTH. glad you’re a believer as well. I could boost my self esteem by quoting the tool bag that is “St. Simons” or “m” or anyone of those nerds and say what you guys think about UGA, but I don’t need the boost this morning.

Fleischman in the ATL this weekend

November 10th, 2009
10:16 am

ALLBARN will beat dat a$$ this weekend. Gene Chizik will own Jesus Boy Richt just like Lame Kitten do. The misery continues leg humpers !!!

Tech2008

November 10th, 2009
10:16 am

All of your games are technically sell outs, but actual attendance and paid attendance are not the same. You know this Maddog.

ManUp

November 10th, 2009
10:17 am

Sanford Stadium is being added to the Guiness Book as the largest gathering of losers since the city of Berlin in WWII.

Maddog

November 10th, 2009
10:17 am

Yellow Fuzz

November 10th, 2009
10:14 am

Attention all UGA fans. Yellow Fuzz has just demanded we “STFU here”. I know each of you are trembling in fear so we’d better do what he says……..HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Another keyboard kowboy.

Pat Dye

November 10th, 2009
10:17 am

Auburn is going to beat Ga just like Tenn and Fla did. Ga is really bad this year. Bad qb. Bad defense. Just a sloppy team. They better beat Uk, who beat us, to get bowl eligible.

31-20 War Eagle.

BigTimeTECHFan

November 10th, 2009
10:17 am

Texas will loss to A&M, Florida beats Bama, but…
Natl title game will be rematch between Florida and Bama.
USC will not be in ahead of LSU, there only losses are to Bama and the Gators.

Iowa???

November 10th, 2009
10:17 am

Am I missing something? After Iowa looses this week are they a lock or something? How do you have them still in it with 2 losses?

Bowl eligibility

November 10th, 2009
10:18 am

Alex, What is Tech’s usual marker for success. Correct.

Georgia Yech

November 10th, 2009
10:18 am

Yellow Fuzz… We played a much weaker schedule than the Georgia Bulldogs… We would have never beaten Oklahoma State, LSU, Florida, Tennessee.

Clemson Tiger

November 10th, 2009
10:18 am

I don’t wanna face GT again. The way their offense is rolling I doubt anyone wants to face them. They had a poorly executed game against WF but still put up more than 400 rushing on them. That’s tough to overcome for an opponent.

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
10:19 am

yellow fuzz, I think you have solidified youself as the least educated fan on this site. consistently changing subjects after people call you out time and time again. get back to work on your K.nex roller coaster nerd. and no, STFU

Vincent Gambini

November 10th, 2009
10:20 am

Dawg Nation – spoken like a true dog!

Predictions are easy---that's why they play the games

November 10th, 2009
10:22 am

Georgia Tech will finish 13-1 and be the BCS champs.
There are many more upsets coming.
You just watch Tony.

Yellow Fuzz

November 10th, 2009
10:22 am

Dawg Nation

I agree with you in that the refs in fact hate georgia so much that they jeopardize their personal careers by making sure you lost 4 games this year because they too are sick and tired of hearing from the obnoxious and whiney dog nation. It’s you azzholes that are actually penalizing your coaches, players and recruits. And the funny thing is we can see it and you don’t. lol.

Jackets in Pasadena

November 10th, 2009
10:22 am

Cincy Tcu and Texas will lose putting GT against the sec champ winner! What a great game that will be!

Paddy

November 10th, 2009
10:22 am

I would never bet any of my cash on Dabo out coaching Paul Johnson! CPJ has seen what they did last time and “The Big Adjuster” will compensate. Until proven otherwise. go with the smart guy!

Hey Dogtards

November 10th, 2009
10:22 am

Think my post got deleted but in short. Hey “dogtards is an idiot” (HA!)

1) Booing the refs. Not the players. Just like you didn’t boo AJ Green in the LSU game.

2) You’ve gone to a worse bowl game than the peach bowl this decade – See Music City Bowl; Oahu Bowl.

3) Peach bowl is not the best bowl game we’ve been to this decade. See Gator Bowl.

4) 45-42 is a whooping when its 28-12 the other way at halftime. Maybe we should stick with the second half was a blow out (33-14). That better?

Clearly you are the king of observation.

Denver Dog

November 10th, 2009
10:23 am

Yellow Fizz, I guess you can’t decide whether or not this site is a UGA homer site or not. Two weeks ago you were complaing becuase “it was a UGA homer site” now you want UGA people to go to some obscure site that only you would know about. You are an embarassment to DeVry

Dawg Nation

November 10th, 2009
10:23 am

FU Vinny! Everyone in the great state of Georgia knows we are the team to beat in the South. All it takes is a few clowns dressed in stripes to ruin a great thing.

Maddog

November 10th, 2009
10:24 am

Dawg Nation

November 10th, 2009
10:13 am

This has to be an anti-Dawg fan. No way refs cost us the Florida and Tennessee games. They were blowouts. They also did not cost us the Oklahoma State game. I do believe that’s the flattest I’ve ever seen the dogs in an OOC game. Also, contrary to many, I do not believe the refs cost us the LSU game.

Yellow Fuzz

November 10th, 2009
10:25 am

hey dogtard, why don’t you come “call me out” at the Tech-georgia game November 28th?

Chris

November 10th, 2009
10:25 am

Tony – you say after the Automatic Slots are filled the Orange Bowl gets the first pick. Actually the first pick goes to the Sugar Bowl and Fiesta Bowl since they will be losing their two automatic bids.

Jack

November 10th, 2009
10:26 am

Denver
Considering this is about bcs projections and your team was out of the loop 2 months ago, perhaps you should be the one who goes back to your junkyard blog and talk about who to fire this year.

Tech fans

November 10th, 2009
10:26 am

Can you believe it? We did two things I never saw happening! We beat Wake Forest at home in OT. We also ended our streak of losses and superpower Virginia this year! How many great teams have we seen fall at UVA ! We did it !! We really did it! The rest is downhill now

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
10:27 am

they would rather have a rematch of the SEC championship then put that lame offense in the national championship. and that’s actually the truth. the nerds are being treated like a BCS buster due to their weak conference and sudden rise. don’t worry nerds, the fall is coming soon….vandy almost put 40 points on you, and wake should have beaten you. that should tell you clowns how unproven and vulnerable you are. back to mediocrity children. florida, bama, ok state, auburn, lsu, south carolina, ark, tenn, and uga will/would beat the nerds this year

Denver Dog

November 10th, 2009
10:27 am

Tony, you should keep this Yellow FIzz charcter off of your blog. Bradley had done that now, you should think about it.

Dawg Nation

November 10th, 2009
10:27 am

Maddog, did you watch the same games as the rest of us? No? I didn’t think so. Try watching the games next time and you will see what I mean. By the way, what’s with the ant-dawg comment, loser?

UGA Badazz

November 10th, 2009
10:28 am

Yellow Fuzz, calling people out? Somehow I envision you as 5″8″ tall, about 149 pounds of puny, bad case of acne, ill fitting clothes, and poindexter glasses. Thanks for the laugh, though.

Georgia Yech

November 10th, 2009
10:29 am

Yellow Fuzz…. easy now. Remember you have carpel tunnel. There’s no way you can be fighting on the 28th. Especially after your world of warcraft binge over the Thanksgiving holiday. Plus, we all know if you start drinking, it’s 4 beers and you are done for.

GTman

November 10th, 2009
10:29 am

Here is how it will go down:

BCS game – Florida vs Texas – Florida wins in another SEC champ route – Texas can not stop a good ground game (ditto if Alabama happens to play Texas)

Sugar Bowl – Alabama vs TCU – Saban will not let Alabama get surprised/embarrassed twice – Tide wins

Orange Bowl – GT vs Boise State – GT wins in a blue carpet revenge game for all the crap blue carpet bowls we’ve had to endure in freakin Boise, Idaho.

Rose Bowl – Who cares! – PAC 10 champ will kill Big 10 champ (again)

Fiesta Bowl – USC vs Pitt (Pitt will be Cincy)

Actually who cares about any of the bowl games. There is only one more game that matters and that game will be played on November 28th at BDS where we will crush UGA and start a new winning streak and continue our dominance over a declining program in UGA

THWG! 45-42 only the beginning!

Maddog

November 10th, 2009
10:30 am

Dawg Nation

November 10th, 2009
10:27 am

I wasn’t trying to pick a fight. I just thought your first post was made in jest. I apparently was wrong.

Could you please explain how the refs cost us each of our four losses? If I’m missing something, then please enlighten me.

G8R GRAD

November 10th, 2009
10:30 am

help, I live in GA:

Good post.
Alabama got their fannies handed to them in last year’s Sugar Bowl because they didn’t want to be playing the Utes.
After a hard fought SECCG, Utah was anticlimactic.
HOW are UF playing Cinci or the Trojans playing TCU any different?

Tech fans

November 10th, 2009
10:31 am

Blue carpet is only type of carpet that Tech fans get… Go back to work Dungeon Master.

Yellow Fuzz

November 10th, 2009
10:31 am

EVERYONE in the dog nation is invited to my tailgate tent before and/or after the game on November 28th! Until then do not address me on these blogs cause until you beat us again, (I hope you can hear me) I ain’t listening. STFU!

GT90

November 10th, 2009
10:32 am

Stupid dawg fans talking about Vandy. Hey, the 2007 season, the one where you claim to have been cheated. The one you always talk smack over. You beat Ky by 11 that year. And you beat VANDY by THREE! Yes 3.

So shut up and quit being hypocrites.

David Granger

November 10th, 2009
10:33 am

Only real disagreement is that I think Florida beats Alabama in the SEC Championship.

Maddog

November 10th, 2009
10:33 am

Yellow Fuzz

November 10th, 2009
10:31 am

Attention all UGA fans. Not only has YF repeated his “STFU” mandate, he is now demanding we not address him on these blogs. Ooops, I just did. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!

Georgia Yech

November 10th, 2009
10:33 am

Yellow Fuzz. I was hoping such an intelligent individual such as yourself…. wait a minute…. you’re an idiot. I can’t “hear you” over text posted on a screen.

Allie in Tennille

November 10th, 2009
10:34 am

Pretty good picks, but I think Florida will be in the BCS championship game, not Alabama.

What? UGA won’t be in a BCS bowl? Oh, I forgot – Richt is still the coach. Hello, Shreveport!

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
10:34 am

hahahaha. yellow fuzz wants to fight over the internet. awwww how cute. ok meet me by the nerds on north avenue, or the thugs holding up the nerds right down the street. either is fine with me. be there at 12 noon. we can battle out true tech style: calculator tetris!!!! i’ll bring the connector cord for the ti-83s.

dogtards not sure if you were being sarcastic: we we’re booing the refs there. there was nothing for you guys to boo about so now sure what you’re talking about. isn’t the peach bowl #2 acc team or #3 after BCS? I know they put the #5 sec team in there so that should show you tools what they think about the acc. i’m talking Richt’s era, but ok you got me on our one trip to music city. emphasis on the one trip.

Denver Dog

November 10th, 2009
10:35 am

Techies live for today boys, all glory is fleeting!

Tom

November 10th, 2009
10:35 am

G8r
Well Usc is not very good. Tcu is better than them.

And lets remind some on here ONLY ONE team from a small school conf can make it to the BCS.

collegeballfan

November 10th, 2009
10:36 am

I would love for GT to make it to the Orange Bowl & would love to play Iowa. As we have discussed before, the ACC has a perception problem, which they have earned, and winning out over a Big 10 team will help the ACC get by that perception. And, losing to Iowa would only reinforce & extend that perception.

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
10:37 am

yellow fuzz hahahhahahahhha. where’s your tailgate? I’m definitely showing up. don’t bail now pansy.

dogtards: i forgot to mention. then I will say we whooped your a$$ in the first half. is that better?

Yellow Fuzz

November 10th, 2009
10:37 am

My tailgate tent has a tan color top and is located within 100 feet of the right field foul pole of the baseball field. I’m the little guy wearing a white tee shirt that says “Yellow Fuzz was right” in the back of it. If it’s cold I will have it on over my jacket. I’m betting money none of you stop by and identify yourselves.

TechFan4Lyfe

November 10th, 2009
10:38 am

I can only hope that GT will be as good as UGA. they have beat us so many times. why does everybody think we are better than them? we have only beat them once! i remember the past 7 seven years though!

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
10:38 am

big mistake. here come the eggs to your face!

Snellville fan

November 10th, 2009
10:38 am

Georgia Tech is in the same status as it was in 1990, ecept for one loss versus a tie. It started the year not ranked and has moved up with each win. With three weeks left somebody ahead of it is going to lose. If tech wins out which it has a good shot to do then it will be there if not then it does not deserve to be in the hunt.

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
10:39 am

calm down now fuzzer. this is the internet.

Tech2008

November 10th, 2009
10:40 am

hey dogtards, you’re an idiot, You know we were booing the refs as well. For being intellectually superior to us, you sure miss some obvious things.

Maddog

November 10th, 2009
10:40 am

collegeballfan

November 10th, 2009
10:36 am

Not trying to put a damper on what Tech has accomplished, but beating a Big-10 team in a bowl game won’t exactly solidify ANYONE’s resume. Just sayin”….

Allie in Tennille

November 10th, 2009
10:40 am

<<>>

That’s going to be a lot of fun watching UGA get the worst beatdown of their miserable, wretched lives. I hope the parole officers will let all the UGA players travel to Atlanta to make a contest out of it. But we don’t need one of their illiterate players driving the bus. They might miss a sign and end up in Jacksonville again. HAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

Rick

November 10th, 2009
10:41 am

HEY BAMA STAN AND ALL OF THE RAMA, JAMA, FANS!!!!

Here is something else that the University of Alabama has to go along with all of those championships.

Let’s all take a trip down memory lane shall we and review a quote made buy the N.C.A.A. (So when Alabama fans start bragging on those championships, you will be informed on how all those championships were truly won.)

“This institution has a very contrasting different view of N.C.A.A. rules than that of other N.C.A.A. member intuitions follow. This is very evident and obvious regarding the football program. The coaching staff along with the athletic department acts as if the rules apply to everyone else. The University of Alabama football program has been investigated and/or put on probation more times than any other N.C.A.A. instuition school in the modern era. This is the reason why the University of Alabama is considered for good reason and with out any hesitation based on pass actions that they will be labeled as a repeat and consistence violator of N.C.A.A. rules from this day forward.”
Statement made buy the N.C.A.A. after Alabama had been put on probation once again.

So when the Alabama fans brag “Got 12”.One can replay back “On probation agin” Or my personal favorite “Hey I heard the N.C.A.A. rule committee is in Tuscaloosa this week.”

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
10:42 am

tech 2008. see your fellow nerds post above. we already covered that. thanks for chiming in though. i was asking what you were booing at……..if you can remember the call. if you were there, or if you were at peachtree tavern frolicking with the rest of the dungeons and dragons faithful.

yellow Fuzzy

November 10th, 2009
10:42 am

I can’t wait to get to the Duke campus this weekend. Duke fans get intimidated when I wear my fuzzy yellow hair and paint my face gold. I hope we get respect once we beat Duke. I mean when is the last time someone beat Duke and Virginia in the same year?

Predictions are easy---that's why they play the games

November 10th, 2009
10:43 am

Georgia Tech will play the SEC champs for the BCS title.

Clemson and UGA fans are just alike

November 10th, 2009
10:44 am

got to tell you..Clemson fans have been running their mouths on Sportstalk radio in Charlotte on how their going to the Orange Bowl with an easy win over GT in Tampa. For whatever reason, they seem to think GT hasn’t done anything. The calls became so obnoxious that the radio show had to open up with “attn Clemson Tigers, attn Clemson Tigers..you did NOT win the BCS championship Saturday night..I repeat you did NOT win the BCS championship Saturday night.”

Brian

November 10th, 2009
10:45 am

I just hope that less than 10% of the UGA fans get mugged & robbed while walking to the GT stadium. Should we be carrying concealed weapons?

Dave from GT

November 10th, 2009
10:45 am

Alabama cannot beat Florida …. Not this year, not this decade, not ever. SEC West is equivalent of the WAC.

SadDawg

November 10th, 2009
10:45 am

Has everybody seen the Mark Richt Ford ads on Fox Sports.com? I love our coach (would love him more if he’d fire Willie), but I ain’t ever seen that “bad azz” look on the sidelines.

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
10:45 am

nerds haiku

ugly, acne, terrorists
world of warcraft forever!
football = quidditch!

Tech2008

November 10th, 2009
10:46 am

The fans were booing either the holding call on the long TD run, or one of the incorrect chop block calls. I’m surprised you watched our game considering our inferiority to the great UGA program.

High School QB

November 10th, 2009
10:46 am

Every quarterback in the ACC is better than Joe Cox.

Where's my crack pipe?

November 10th, 2009
10:46 am

Bama vs TX….Muschamp vs Smart…both Dawgs….but WOW did you see Willie dominate TN Tech last Saturday????? HFS!!!

GaDg64

November 10th, 2009
10:46 am

Hey Tony! What do you think about this secnario. Georgia beats Tech. Tech wins the ACC championship. The lower end of the SEC beats the top of the ACC. Do you think Tech fans can take it. Tech has never been able to beat Georgia in the years it has won the SEC.

UGAX

November 10th, 2009
10:48 am

Interesting picks, Tony. Would love to see GT play in Orange against Cincy but not sure Tech will beat Clemson. Should be a great game, though.

Unlike many of my fellow dawg bloggers, I choose not to point fingers or engage in sophomoric insults. I do believe, however, that UGA will play Tech close and tough this year, though I’m not sure we win. CPJ knows how to make adjustments at halftime; Willie doesn’t. End of story.

UF rolls over the Tide en route to yet another NC. The real question is: now that Urban has 3 under his belt and Tebow is leaving, does he take the Notre Dame job that he has coveted for so long?. He has nothing else to prove at UF or in the SEC. Just a thought.

Dave from GT

November 10th, 2009
10:49 am

Maybe the SEC should put UGA in the West…. that way they could finish somewhere in the middle of the pack.

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
10:49 am

gadog64. that did happen two years ago when uga beat va tech and ga tech, the best teams in the ACC that year. i wouldn’t be surprised to see it again.

yea, i flipped to your game when lsu bama was on break. no incorrect chop block calls. the refs are just trying to save your players before they try to do that in the nfl. that kind of stuff will get your eyes ripped out, not just gouged, in the nfl. no millionaire defensive lineman is going to take that stuff. but then again, none of your players will actually see the field in the nfl, so I guess its ok. actually wanted you guys to win so we could completely ruin your season

paper tigers

November 10th, 2009
10:50 am

I predict N.C. State upsets Clemson in Raleigh.
Forget playing in Tampa tiger boys.

Jimmy C

November 10th, 2009
10:51 am

Bama/Fla. if Bama gets by the rest of the schedule and Fla. gets by South Carolina the SEC Championship Game will become the National Championship Game. Both are great teams and the winner will be decided by who wants it the most. Bama is coming off a hard fought LSU game and a letdown is inevitable. Fla. could go down to South Carolina. Watch for Fla. weaknesses to be exploited by South Carolina and the Evil Visor could prevail. Bama’s pass defense is weak which would give Tebow an advantage, but I haven’t seen a quarterback yet that can throw from the prone position.

One comment about all of the other bowls that fans say are boring. These bowls usually provide charities with money to support good causes. In addition, they are rewards for teams/players at the end of a grueling season so don’t be too harsh on the other bowls. They’re not all bad.

yellow Fuzzy

November 10th, 2009
10:52 am

Hey UGA fans, I dare you to come to my tailgate. It will be on a sidewalk. There will be no females and a game console set up. I will be wearing a pointy nose and a fuzzy tail.

goober

November 10th, 2009
10:53 am

Let’s hope a Bulldog soldier and a Tech soldier never end up in the same foxhole fighting an enemy of the United States of America. If that happens, our country is doomed, as the Dawg and the Jacket would be arguing with each other over football while the enemy conquers America.

To both of you: just for once, try not to respond with such quick triggers to the provocations of each other. You both look like childish and impish little fools — especially UGA fans whose season is officially a disaster and over. Just shut up and go hibernate until Spring.

Tmac

November 10th, 2009
10:54 am

Replace Ga Tech with Clemson in the Orange Bowl. If there’s a rematch between those two Clemson will win. Spiller will be the deciding factor once again.

Tech2008

November 10th, 2009
10:56 am

I can’t tell if you actually believe what you are saying or not.

to hell with Georgia

November 10th, 2009
10:56 am

…….GEORGIA TECH is for real

Ryan

November 10th, 2009
10:58 am

I don’t think CPJ will be leaving Tech anytime soon. The way GT boosted his pay last year, I’d think they’d sooner make him the highest paid coach twice over – I’m sure the pocket books are deep enough. Coaching a revived Tech program, in the shadow of Dodd and Heisman, playing for a NC every other year is a possibility with CPJ at Tech, and carries a prestige as good as coaching anywhere else in college football.

Wolfpack Jack

November 10th, 2009
10:58 am

Clemson has serious problems playing on the road.
N.C. State wins !

Otto

November 10th, 2009
10:58 am

m, Utah played an easy schedule. Congrats to them on beating Bama but they wouldn’t have a perfect season in the Big 12, Pac 10, SEC, or ACC. Even if they could the schedule does not warrant a spot in even a Top 4 playoff.

Texas lost the Big 12 tie breaker which IMO the SEC should adopt. OU was winning big at the end of the year. Texas further showed they were not up for a debated title with a narrow win over Ohio St.

The BCS gets it correct more times than not. Playoffs have lead to boring regular seasons and most do not tune into the playoffs until the final rounds. March Madness ratings have declined over recent years. CFB is on the rise because it is unique and we are talking about Bowl projections a month early.

You must be bitter because the AP has never put GT #1 at ANY point in ANY season.

Dave from GT

November 10th, 2009
10:59 am

Goober, The GT guy would have a plan. A good plan, that would not include the UGA guy….. except to clean out the WC after winning the battle.

Dawgone

November 10th, 2009
11:00 am

Don’t know why all the pups have been posting garbage about Tech. You fellas don’t have a dog [pun intended] in this hunt! Tuck your tale between your legs, don’t go away mad, just go away.

King of Jesters

November 10th, 2009
11:00 am

yellow Fuzzy will you bring some of your delicious goats milk from your dairy lab to the tailgate…..

Alphare

November 10th, 2009
11:00 am

Even a 10-win season is a great season for Tech. This is only the 2nd year for CPJ. Once his chips are in order, they will be the king of ACC for years to come.

44 Year Dawg Fan

November 10th, 2009
11:01 am

Tony some good picks here but if I’m betting I’ll bet that things will look a lot different….not that if I predicted they would be any closer but I wouldn’t bet a dime on the Alabama-Florida outcome; both are great teams……too much football still to be played AND injuries, turnovers, and rival games will all have their say. As they always do this time of year.

Navigator

November 10th, 2009
11:01 am

Bobby Dodd’s last game was the Orange Bowl against Florida. Wouldn’t it be ironic that PJohnson could somehow play Florida to kick off his break out at Tech. I doubt that it would ever happen, but it’s nice thinking about it.

yellow Fuzzy

November 10th, 2009
11:03 am

King of Jesters, I will. And don’t forget, stop bringing your girlfriend. No girls allowed if you want to tailgate in our group Yellow’s Fuzzies

yellow Fuzzy

November 10th, 2009
11:04 am

Ahhhh the kings of the ACC. I can only imagine the spoils we will receive as the Kings of the ACC. Thwarting foes like NC State, Duke and Maryland.. How proud our forefathers will be.. look out Wake.. we will defeat you at your place in OT next year too…

SOOHSO

November 10th, 2009
11:06 am

UGA will be in the Bluecarpet Bowl. Not all bad, can get in some snow sking.

I don't think so, Tony

November 10th, 2009
11:07 am

Replace Texas in the BCS Champioship with
GEORGIA TECH.

Realistic Bama Fan

November 10th, 2009
11:07 am

I like Bama’s chances, but I have to say that Florida should be favored. Why? Tebow. He is as clutch as it gets. If Florida can get their offense rolling, they will be very very very hard to beat. Alabama is also is very close to being unbeatable. If McEleroy plays well in the redzone, Bama will almost certainly win. This will be a great game – like last year. GOD, I love college football.

dowhatnow?

November 10th, 2009
11:08 am

If dawg fans are picking gators I like bama’s chances.

King of Jesters

November 10th, 2009
11:10 am

yellow fuzzy I wonder what one has to give up to become king of the acc….

Barker

November 10th, 2009
11:12 am

Is Clemson even bowl eligible with that win against Coastal Carolina High School ?

South Carolina is next

November 10th, 2009
11:12 am

Sorry, Florida is going to beat Bama again. 2 great defenses but the difference again is going to be Tim Tebow. Our field goal kicker can get the ball high in the air as well. Gator D – 9 Games = 8 Touchdowns Allowed……by the defense. 10.1 points allowed per game – #1 in College Football.

Jimmy C

November 10th, 2009
11:14 am

I’m a Bama and Bulldog fan but I can’t hate Ga. Tech because they’re a local team. I like to see them win. I do dislike Paul Johnson’s lame interviews. After losing he made the comment that if they had made their blocks they would have won. DUH!!!! When GT can play Ala. Fla. & LSU in the same season and at least win two of three they will be a great team. I don’t think they can win big time games with only a running game. Great teams can pass and run. I think Tech will continue to beat Ga. until Ga. gets a defensive coordinator that can adjust. I’ve seen Ga. get whipped on the same plays all year long, not only does he not adjust in the second half, he hasn’t adjusted from game to game.

Judge Judy

November 10th, 2009
11:14 am

Attention fleabag fans! Since you are all miserable losers and not yet bowl eligible and have nothing to talk about concerning team performance, go after Tech’s seating capacity. IT’S ALL YOU’VE GOT!

Tom

November 10th, 2009
11:14 am

Here’s the Sagarin Strength of Schedule (SoS) rankings thru 11/8. Note which teams in the top 15 in schedukle strength are also in contention for a BCS bowl game…..

1. Washington
2. Washington State
3. UCLA
4. Virginia Tech
5. Florida State
6. Oregon
7. Southern California
8. San Jose State
9. Oregon State
10. Georgia
11. Miami (FL)
12. Georgia Tech
13. Virginia
14. Wake Forest
15. Stanford

#1UGAFAN

November 10th, 2009
11:14 am

NERDS LOOSE BUY 50 TO CLEMSUN AND GET BEAT IN THE BLU TOYLET BOLL BY IDADOH

joe

November 10th, 2009
11:15 am

way too early to talk about bowl projections…

GT has to finish up Duke at Duke… and GT has been susceptible to big play QB’s.
Every team that has had a servicable QB has had success against the Yellow Jacket defense.

Clemson actually has to beat NCST AND UVA to get to Tampa to even have a shot at GT or Miami…
way too early

GR82BAG8R

November 10th, 2009
11:17 am

Notice all the idiot Dawg fans on this blog? You folks got your annual beatdown and that wasn’t enough??? Your lucky we didn’t try to run up the score on you. Most of you are voting for Bama because you hate us because we beat you like the mangy dogs that you are. Take your hate somewhere else if you can’t be objective. You should be worried about AU and KY before spouting off against the Gators. You should also be checking the weather channel for Shreveport weather because that’s where your lousy team belongs. And, I normally pull for any SEC team when they play out of conference, but your delusional fans make it easy to pull for GT this year. Go Gators!

BSUCREW

November 10th, 2009
11:19 am

Are you serious a two loss Iowa ranked around 14-16 at the end of the year gets a bowl game over eventually #4 Boise State who will be undefeated!!! You all are clowns to think they take Iowa at large over Boise State!!!

Elliot Garcia

November 10th, 2009
11:20 am

Shut down Ingram and you shut down Bama!

jeremy

November 10th, 2009
11:21 am

GR82BAG8R, i agree that the gators deserve to be in the champtionship game. i’m surprised barnhart chose bama over the gators. i think it will be a close game in atl but Tebow is just too good and our great defense should bottle up ingram. just my thoughts

Hey Dogtards

November 10th, 2009
11:21 am

Hey Dogtards = idiot

Gator was the #2 ACC team within the last 2-3 years. It’s only recently that the peach bowl has switched. I’d imagine it will renegotiate with the SEC too soon and get the #3 sec team (after sugar and after capital one). Peach sells more tickets year to year than any other bowl, is easier to get to for most fans, and is located in the soon-to-be college football capital of the world. No reason it shouldn’t be #2 ACC and #2/#3 SEC.

Also, we were booing the 2 chop blocks (in the first half), the holding call that brought back a 66 yard reverse for a TD, the roughing the kicker call that gave Wake 4 points, roughing the passer call, etc. We were getting penalized like uga for the first half of the wake game. i knew you were being sarcastic – i was making the point that we weren’t booing our players just like you werent booing AJ.

And yes, you whooped our butts in the first half. Luckily we whooped yours worse in the second.

“Thwarting foes like NC State, Duke and Maryland.”

Can’t really be that much different than Thwarting foes like Vandy, Miss St, and Kentucky. We’ve played more of the SEC bottom dwellers than the ACC bottom dwellers (didn’t play NC State or Maryland)

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
11:21 am

To all my fellow dawgs. Relax. Dawgs beat tech with ease this year. 17 – 21 points (say 37 – 17), but it want be that close.

Auburn on the other hand will be a test. Beat Auburn and we’re looking at an 8 – 4 rebuilding year with a trip to the chic-fil-a bowl with a match-up against Miami the most likely scenario. Nerds will more than likely lose to Clemson in the ACC CG and head down to the Gator bowl.

evil genius

November 10th, 2009
11:22 am

Spurrier is 6-0 in Columbia this year and will sneak up on the over-rated gators.

VegasGT

November 10th, 2009
11:22 am

I just wish there was some sort of filter on these blogs to get rid of any comments not pertinent to the subject originally written about, in this case, BCS Bowl Projesctions.

Last time I looked, UGA was not remotely considered in any BCS scenario, hmmmmm.

Now, back the the subject. I do not think Iowa gets to the Orange, not with another loss to Ohio State. I would think either Cinci, TCU or BSU is more likely. Will GT get there, hope so, but Duke and the Coastal Div Champ still stand in the way and none of those are a given. DUKE is the only game to worry about right now. Looking any further only dilutes FOCUS.

I would have to give the nod to UF over Alabama.

It pisses me off to see USC get into the Fiesta with two losses, especially given who those losses were to.

Anyway, no use speculating who goes where now, too much football left to play. Speculating now is as good as putting out rankings before October.

Vince Martinez Goff Donnan Richt

November 10th, 2009
11:23 am

Attention Dog fans: Start all blogs with something about hot dogs and Cokes. Then move to stadium capacity. Then go back and talk history. DO NOT, REPEAT, DO NOT bring up anything about this year’s performance. Don’t even go there and embarrass us!

Christian Dior Dogg

November 10th, 2009
11:23 am

Tony, you didn’t mention our beloved Dawgs.

A little birdie told me they will beat Auburn this weekend because our coaches are putting together a fabulous uniform ensemble! Our color scheme is just so much more versatile than theirs!

Gatorzip74

November 10th, 2009
11:23 am

Haven’t you folks learned anything the last 4years- TEBOW WILL NOT BE DENIED!

houndstooth = alabama state flag

November 10th, 2009
11:23 am

hey bama fools. sweet gimme interception. you will lose to florida…again. nick saban will once again exuberate his short man’s syndrome. i’m still surprised he’s not in the booth during the games. i mean how can the guy see anything on the field?

#1UGAFAN

November 10th, 2009
11:23 am

UGA IS THE BEST TEAM IN THE SEC. WE JUST HAD AN UNLUCKY YEAR. FLORIDA & TN WAS JUST A FLUKE AND WE HAVE BEEN COMPETTITIVE IN EVERY GAME. WE ALL KNOW THAT THE NERDS WILL LOSE BY 100 POINTS TO MY DAWGS AND 50 POINTS TO CLEMSON SO WHAT IS ALL THIS TALK ABOUT THE ORANGE? HAHAHAHAHA SMURF BOWL HERE YALL GO!

Brian

November 10th, 2009
11:25 am

GR82BAG8R, have you been cooking meth again in your Florida trailer? Please wear a mask from now on as your brain cells are rapidly decreasing in number.

Christian Dior Dogg

November 10th, 2009
11:25 am

P.S. Tony, last time I checked it gets cold in Cincinnati in January. If Cincy is 12-0 why wouldn’t the Orange Bowl pick them?

Hey Dogtards

November 10th, 2009
11:25 am

PS I think you have to be top 14 to make it as an at large BCS selection. I don’t think Iowa is top 14 with two losses

50,000 cow bells

November 10th, 2009
11:26 am

I hope Mississippi State upsets $aban.

Maddog

November 10th, 2009
11:27 am

Unfortunately I beleive the BCS will start the maneuvering the rankings of teams in the top 10 so they can support putting which team they want in which bowl. The coaches will be posturing for this as well, and as always, ESPN will be lobbying for their favorites.

Saint Simons

November 10th, 2009
11:28 am

football games are won on the fields, not the stands!!!!!! 45-42 hahahahaahahahahahahaha

??????

November 10th, 2009
11:30 am

Does that Tennesse Tech game count towards bowl eligibility for UGA ?

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
11:33 am

fair, fair. you may think it will eventually be sec #3, and I do too, but fact of the matter is that it historically hasn’t been. what it has historically been is a prime example of sec dominance over the acc. we all know about last year, and I think i’ve already brought up 2006 when the dawgs had there worst year under Richt, yet still managed to win the ACC against tech and va tech in the peach bowl. atlanta is already the college football capital of the world just because of its location. the heart of the sec, home of the sec championship (which has been a de facto national championship for the past 4 years), and even the heart of the sec wash-out conference.

your assessment on sec and acc bottom feeders is fairly accurate, except that the acc bottom feeders and the middle of the pack in the acc are pretty much the same since they cycle in and out yearly. wake, duke, unc, maryland, virginia, nc state will always be terrible…there is no changeing that. unc, might have been the biggest joke of the year besides my dawgs. you have to also consider that kentucky and miss st are on the rise. with mullen miss st will become a program to be reckoned with, and ole miss will be back to the bottom in the west. kentucky beats someone in the top 25 every year. hard to say that for any of the acc bottom feeders. vandy is the only real consistently bad team in the sec, and they obviously can score some points….

#1UGAFAN

November 10th, 2009
11:33 am

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HBTD

November 10th, 2009
11:34 am

SS. That’s obviously a good thing for the techie program since you nerds very rarely make it to the stands for a game. Speaking of “the stands”, how many does that “crackerbox” hold down on N. Avenue?

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November 10th, 2009
11:34 am

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hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
11:35 am

yes it does. every team gets to count one fcs opponent victory a year.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
11:35 am

?????????. I don’t think so. They are a D2 school.

hey dogtards, you're an idiot

November 10th, 2009
11:37 am

there’s no division 2 anymore, or 1-AA for that matter. it counts towards eligibility.

Gator McCluskey

November 10th, 2009
11:38 am

?????? – NOPE!

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
11:38 am

Dogtard. Thanks.

gdawginkalamazoo

November 10th, 2009
11:39 am

GTman has the picks right IMO. Florida beats Bama this year too. You have to go with Florida’s offense (Tebow) over McElroy at this point. That’s the only difference because both D’s are killer. Then Texas over Florida in the title game.

joe

November 10th, 2009
11:39 am

Lot of things will be settled this weekend.

If TCU beats Utah, then they’ll be in the mix for the #2 or #3 spot. (probably #3 don’t see them jumping Texas)

UF vs Bama… winner will be #1, loser will be #4 in BCS.

So UF or Bama in BCS Title game (I lean towards UF here) and loser to Sugar (Bama?)

So we are looking at UF vs Texas (yeah I don’t see Texas losing either) in the BCS title game.

Then the Orange… (best bets are either GT or Clemson right now) so the ACC champ vs TCU. (I don’t think the Orange passes up on an undefeated TCU) but that sucks for the horned frogs because I doubt they’ll be playing a top 5 team.

hatfieldgeoff

November 10th, 2009
11:40 am

Tech got the Cheetah Lounge to start that free admission with a sports ticket stub, but all it did was get a lot of the Tech women to go to the Cheetah.

I agree FLA will beat Bama, unless Bama’s QB starts to play a lot better.

McDawg

November 10th, 2009
11:42 am

i think you are on the money except look for Clemson in the orange bowl

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
11:42 am

Hatfield. Tech’s got women??

AlwaysAVol

November 10th, 2009
11:43 am

The championship game is going to be played right here in Atlanta on December 5.

joe

November 10th, 2009
11:43 am

So if you have UF or Texas AND TCU undefeated after the bowl games… who gets the nod?

TechFan4Lyfe

November 10th, 2009
11:43 am

georgia tech has girls! they arent very hot though! georgia has all the fine girls. but at least we got the triple option!

joe

November 10th, 2009
11:44 am

Ole Miss has the girls in the SEC.

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
11:45 am

Tony,

If Boise St. can win out (which they should) why would they be overlooked by the Fiesta Bowl to potentially face USC (the media’s other darling school)

Boise has brought magic to Tempe before with their huge David vs. Goliath match up with Oklahoma. And it would give them a chance to put up against a national powerhouse program.

If Boise gets left out of the BCS, all we’re going to hear is how they were 13-0 and deserve a shot at the title, just like we heard with Utah last year.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
11:45 am

I don’t know. You seen the girls of Auburn lately??

Atlanta Gator

November 10th, 2009
11:46 am

Didn’t find much with which to argue in Tony’s BCS bowl predictions. Of course I hope that Florida will beat Alabama in the SEC Championship Game and play Texas for the BCS title, but Alabama is a very credible choice to win it all.

We shall see.

bull-gator

November 10th, 2009
11:47 am

Lets see…Fla & Ala defenses are both good and cancel one another out. Fla has Tebow and Ala has McElroy which means the difference make is Tebow. Yes, Ingram is a good RB and the trio of Demps, Rainey and Moody are pretty good also. McElroy will fold and Tebow won’t. Place your bets on the Gators. End of story.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
11:48 am

AlwaysaVol. You got that right.

U-no

November 10th, 2009
11:49 am

You can’t count the chickens before they hatch! Dang, you can’t count anything before the eggs are laid! All of this is pure guesswork, and means nothing.

Tech is playing Duke this weekend. That is what is on the radar screen at the moment. CPJ does not have Georgia on his mind, Clemson on his mind, or anything else on his mind but Duke. And, he is making darn sure that his players keep their heads on Duke as well. The BSC is a mess, and rankings can change from one week to the next. The only thing that matters and determines who plays who ultimately is who keeps winning. Talk is cheap, opinions are like a-holes, everybody has one and winning takes care of it all.

Advocare 100 Independence Bowl

November 10th, 2009
11:52 am

If UGA becomes bowl eligible,The Shreveport Independence Bowl Committee is considering McNeese State vs Georgia.

joe

November 10th, 2009
11:53 am

I think the best matchups will be the Orange and Sugar.

we could possible have #1,#2, and #3 all be undefeated.

We could wind up with UF or Texas Or Bama undefeated #1
TCU undefeated #2
Cin undefeated #3

Gtcoaches

November 10th, 2009
11:54 am

U-no is absolutely correct. There is nothing on anybody’s mind except the most important game – Duke. ’nuff said.

Mike

November 10th, 2009
11:58 am

Why all the love for Bama? Actually I like it this way but for the life of me it seems as if the media fols are not looking at the body of work by Florida. The Gators lead the SEC in almost every stat or they are second whereas Bama is down the line in a few areas. In this case stats are for winners. I also know Florida has not yet played its best and believe they will beginning this Saturday.

Paddy

November 10th, 2009
11:59 am

DawgNation…give up the ref’s lost games for us mantra. It just does not wash. It never has. Makes you sound so high schoolish. Real Dawg fans believe they know the answer and have got it figured out. And it is not the refs that made us so average this season.

Allie in Tennille

November 10th, 2009
12:00 pm

UGAy has women too. You can see them quietly grazing in the pastures around Athens.

Auburn will put such a beatdown on the Dawgs. It’s going to be a lovely day to see Dawg Nation bleeding from the stadium in the 3rd quarter.

Then the Kentucky beatdown, followed by the Georgia Tech beatdown, and the end of a wretched 5-7 season and not even the Toilet Bowl to go to.

I haven’t the foggiest idea why Richt is still at AGAy, but I hope he stays forever!

TechFan4Lyfe

November 10th, 2009
12:03 pm

allie

you must be mad because georgia girls turned you down. dont worry you will not be a virgin your whole life.

Allie in Tennille

November 10th, 2009
12:03 pm

Alabama is very good, but when it’s crunch time on December 5, I think Florida will win a close game.

Florida vs. Texas for all the marbles? It’s a tossup, probably comes down to who has the best day – Tebow or McCoy.

Allie in Tennille

November 10th, 2009
12:05 pm

Oh TechFan4Lyfe, don’t say that. I like Tech, hope they win out this year.

I forgive you for saying that.

Chester Lucks

November 10th, 2009
12:08 pm

National Championship: Florida/Texas (winner Texas)
Orange: Georgia Tech/TCU (winner TCU)
Sugar: Alabama/Pittsburg (winner Alabama)
Fiesta: USC/Boise State (winner Boise State)
Rose: Oregon/Ohio State (winner Oregon)

m

November 10th, 2009
12:09 pm

I repeat…the BSbcs SUCKS…and anyone that supports it is a FOOL and a TOOL.

What are you STUPID?

November 10th, 2009
12:10 pm

No way tech beats Clemson again. If it were not for the refs Clemson would have won the first meeting. Go Tigers! Ford and Spillers will be show tech their rear bumper… 31-17

Doc

November 10th, 2009
12:10 pm

Alabama will not score on Florida’s defense, because Alabama’s quarterback can not pass. Florida will shutdown Alabama’s running game.

gt4403

November 10th, 2009
12:11 pm

Tech grad here but dawg fan. Was a dawg fan long before I went to college. Tech is definitely my second favorite team and I for one hope they get the chance to play for MNC or at least the best bowl possible. If Ga can’t be there than it might as well be Tech. My gripe is about several articles and television media including I believe Barnhardt where they have had scenarios that led to a possible Fla Ala rematch in the NC game. Reasoning is they are the two best teams. While they say improbable, I say impossible. Has everyone forgot the Ga rule. No team that doesn’t win there conference can play for a tiitle. Or was that a one year rule. If not, then the loser will be out. Let’s please quit changing the rules every year to put who we want in the game. Now that probably is impossible.

BewildereDawg

November 10th, 2009
12:11 pm

I hope Richt and Bobo and Willie sit down together and watch Tide/Gators play for all the marbles? Maybe they can learn something? I wonder if they have Kiffin’s number in case they have some questions???

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
12:13 pm

Chester,

What about Cincy, #4 in the BCS right now, and you’re leaving them out of the discussion.

do you think they will lose before the end of the season?

clemsontigers.cstv.com

November 10th, 2009
12:14 pm

Arrogant Clemson has already got the Dr. Pepper ACC Championship Ticket Request Information on their official website.Clemson has apparently already won their last two ACC games against N.C. State and Virginia.
–What a bunch of redneck unwarranted pride–

Gator McCluskey

November 10th, 2009
12:15 pm

HBTD – why are you asking about women? Go back to the Boystown Middle School where your happiness lies.

Dabo Swinney

November 10th, 2009
12:20 pm

……NESBITT for HEISMAN

BobDawg

November 10th, 2009
12:22 pm

As a UGA fan I hate to say this, but I have to pick Florida over Alabama. The rest seems reasonable.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
12:22 pm

STUPID. In addition to the phantum hold call on Clemson, PJ had to run some kind of trick play (I believe Dabo questioned it after the fact) on fake punt out of a time out. As I recall, Allan had a long run on the first play of the game and that was it. IMO, Clemson’s got the best all around team in the Association of Cup Cakes handsdown. Clemson actually reminds me more of an SEC team than an ACC. Maybe we could switch out Vandy for Clemson?

U-no

November 10th, 2009
12:23 pm

LOL! Let’s see where things are on Sunday. The Jackets play Duke and should… win. CPJ will have the team ready and they will be focused and all on the same page: the result should be a win.

The Pups play Auburn. Based on previous performance, this game ain’t in the bag, by a long shot. Auburn could make the Pups look really bad, or really good, play the game and let’s see what happens.

All the rest of the BCS ranked teams have their own challenge, win this weekend. The BS is really piling up and this weekend may shovel some of it out of the way.

Tech has but one assignment, make the Blue Devils black and blue and send them back to North Carolina with a big L tatooed to their butts. Just keep playing the games and winning. Everything else takes care of itself.

BuzztheKiller

November 10th, 2009
12:25 pm

Why are UGA fans even reading this post, much less being allowed to post comments? This is a post about BCS matchups in bowl games. Nothing they will be concerned about this year or for the foreseeable future…go back to the Dogblog and whine about Martinez and Richt and brag about how many rednecks you can fit in that stadium. Thats all you got left folks…

OaktownGator

November 10th, 2009
12:28 pm

I think it’s still a little early to do accurate predictions on these bowls, but Tony’s are very reasonable given what we know today.

I’d go with the Gators over Bama, because of the difference at QB, primarily. Bama may have some mental edge going into the game, wanting to prove themselves after last year, but I still like the mental and physical toughness of this Gator team in the 4th quarter.

This SECCG should be a another very tough, hard fought game, regardless of which team wins, and it might very well be the real national title game, as others have noted. Hopefully both teams have enough time to heal up well to put on great performances in their bowl games. No let downs like Bama had last year against the Utes. It would be great to see the two teams finish 1-2 in the final polls. Gators #1, of course. ;)

Tom

November 10th, 2009
12:28 pm

Really pathetic how many uga losers show up on here mocking gt and florida. Look at your own sorry team. 5-4. What a joke uga football is.

Perry

November 10th, 2009
12:29 pm

Someone said you need both pass and running to win NC. That is funny considering neither fla or alab have either.

I got your empty seat right here..

November 10th, 2009
12:30 pm

Ok, you win that one. You sell more tickets than we do……last time I checked it’s still 9-1. All you need is 22, my 11 and your 11. Teach that to your young athletes.

GTNerd

November 10th, 2009
12:30 pm

If the earlier picks are as stated and the Orange Bowl doesn’t pick Cincinatti or TCU, the Fiesta Bowl will only be able to choose between those two. It won’t have the option of choosing Boise State or a BCS conference’s 2-loss runnerup. The top ranked non-AQ conference winner is guaranteed a spot if it is in the top-12, or ranked higher than an AQ conference winner and in the top-16.

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
12:31 pm

Here are the current ACC salaries, according to USA Today:

Bobby Bowden: $2,319,375 (base $565,875) — record: 4-5

Paul Johnson: $2,300,000 (base $325,000) — record: 9-1

Jim Grobe: $2,172,127 (base $333,333) — record: 4-6

Frank Beamer: $2,138,000 (base $272,328) — record: 6-3

Al Groh: $2,072,339 (base $291,700) — record: 3-6

Ralph Friedgen: $1,877,095 (base $267,468) — record: 2-7

Butch Davis: $1,702,000 — record: 6-3

Tom O’Brien: $1,200,000 (base $625,000) — record: 4-5

Dabo Swinney: $816,850 (base $250,000) — record: 6-3

The salaries for David Cutcliffe, Frank Spaziani and Randy Shannon weren’t available because they coach at private schools, and the private schools don’t have to make those numbers available and so they never do.

Bobby Dudd

November 10th, 2009
12:32 pm

Good Point Perry. Georgia Tech cant throw either!

BuzztheKiller

November 10th, 2009
12:32 pm

Yes you are stupid- are you kidding me?? A Clemson fan talking trash to Tech fans??? That’s like a 1st grader mouthing off to an adult. You lost to TCU at HOME. You played one good quarter against Tech and think you should have won the game. And you have a coach named Dabo??? And you think you can beat Tech??? Have you forgotten recent and past history? Tech OWNS Clemson! You are dismissed!

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
12:33 pm

CPJ isn’t hurting for money. How does that compare to Saint Richt?

dawgsblow

November 10th, 2009
12:34 pm

How can GT be sure that they get the phantom hold call to beat Clemson 3 times in a row?

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
12:37 pm

What’s the over/under on the number of tech fans heading up to Duke this weekend for what could be the Coastal Championship??

Also, any truth to the rumor that rings will be awarded to players IF they defeat Duke and win the Coastal??

GTRich

November 10th, 2009
12:38 pm

The Dawg’s tough schedule ahead – Auburn, Kentucky and GT . All losses Record 5-7 NO Bowl.
Who picked them for the Chicken bowl must be crazy.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
12:42 pm

STUPID. Any word on Spiller’s health? Looked like he had a problem last Saturday with a knee or foot.

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
12:44 pm

HBTD-

Yeah switch out Vandy with Clemson and the SEC’s average IQ/starting salary/SAT scores etc. would plummet!!!

They are all you have when it comes to academics. The only non-cow town in the conference…and don’t even mention Knoxville.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
12:45 pm

And your point is???

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
12:46 pm

One win over Tennessee Tech and all the UGA fans suddenly think their defense can tackle!

You can’t stop Nesbitt, Dwyer, Allen, Jones, Thomas, Hill…the list just goes on.

Whose got the pitch man?!?!?!

UGAIsSoLastYear

November 10th, 2009
12:47 pm

?? Why all this talk about Clemson? They are currently tied with Boston College with 5 conference games left amongst them. A lot can happen. BC could be in the ACC championship game. If Clemson is, we will win again – even moreso this time as Johnson was not happy how we let them back into the 1st game. All in all, all we care about is Saturday and beating Duke and becomind 10-1! Wow . . . . now that sounds great.

glad that BAMA is back hated!

November 10th, 2009
12:47 pm

hey dave from gt. it shows how much you know about football. did you know that fla has lost to an SEC west team EVERY year since 1999?

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
12:47 pm

Because this is COLLEGE football. They are SCHOOLS you moron. That’s the whole point…believe it or not.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
12:49 pm

Because Clemson is the story in the ACC! Clemson’s always had great atheletes. They just needed the right group of coaches.

yellow Fuzzy

November 10th, 2009
12:53 pm

Guys Im taking feedback right now. Should I go to the Duke game. If I do, I could actually meet girls. If I don’t, I can stay home and dungeon master. Hmmm.. then there’s the fact that when girls are even around.. I don’t meet them any way.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
12:54 pm

I can guarantee you that the Orange Bowl representatives will be pulling for Clemson. They’ll bring 50,000 people to Miami. With Tech, they might get 1,500 if lucky. You know,”tech has a small base of fans.” LOL!!

alsim1

November 10th, 2009
12:57 pm

It should be exciting to see Paul Johnson coach his final game for Georgia Tech in the Orange Bowl since he will be getting a better job soon.

.

J Dog

November 10th, 2009
12:59 pm

SEC Championship game will be the best “bowl” of the season. If only we had a playoff!! Boycott the bowls, force the issue! Playoff or bust!

UGAIsSoLastYear

November 10th, 2009
12:59 pm

To HBTD (assume that is how bout them dawgs). Are you a sore loser or what!? U are sad. We beat you last year when you had Stafford and Moreno and we will def beat you even worse this year. So is that why you are on the Clemson bandwagon?

Dawgabuser

November 10th, 2009
12:59 pm

Burdell – remember this when you talk with HBTD. He’s not able to process incoming information. Al he has is outflow. Bless his poor little loser heart.

U run

November 10th, 2009
12:59 pm

Man the dawgs are pathetic this year. 5-4. What a joke this team is. They will lose to all their rivals this year. But they beat Tenn Tech! What a team!

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
1:00 pm

Alsim1. I don’t think so. PJ’s having too much fun running his HS offense against the “powerhouses” of the ACC.

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
1:04 pm

Tech is a small school stuck in a major metropolitan area…we have attendance issues…same as other schools in our situation. I’m a season ticket holder. I’ll be in Tampa if we make it. Probably can’t swing the Orange Bowl because it’s on a Tuesday after the holidays and I have a real job…where I am needed.

Most the big schools/stadium/fanbases are located in college towns. There is nothing else going on and the student sections are huge. Most of the students go to the games because there isn’t much else to do…this keeps the fan supply replenished.

It’s just the way it is. But I can tell you one thing…Paul Johnson has the fan base VERY excited. Our home attendance problems will hopefully be fading. Now how well we travel is a whole other beast.

GO JACKETS!!! BEAT DUKE!! WIN THE COASTAL!!!

Talk

November 10th, 2009
1:06 pm

No logical thinking from ignorant ga fans.

You couldn’t beat gt last year with stafford and moreno. And this year you think you will? Can you say delusional. You have no chance. Auburn will probably beat you.

GT 51
Ugay 10

dcp

November 10th, 2009
1:07 pm

HBTD – really – 1,500 fans is all Tech would bring to an Orange Bowl. You are a complete moron. Everyone agrees that Tech’s fan base is smaller, but if they get to the Orange Bowl, I can guarantee no tickets will be mailed back. Enough about the free cokes and hot dogs – it’s a bit old. If you want to talk football, please do. 9 and 1 is the record. Clemson is a good team – I won’t argue, but Tech is as well – you cannot deny that or the fact that they are #7 (I guess all the coaches and writers that vote did not check with you first). Great insight.

yellow Fuzzy

November 10th, 2009
1:11 pm

We live in a major metropolitan city. That is why we can’t win consistently. Also, the smog in the city makes it difficult for us to practice. People make band movies out of our school because we are so rich in football history. We don’t travel well because we live virtually 80% of our lives. (if we could only figure out how to virtually sleep).

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
1:11 pm

DCP. You’re the one mentioning “free cokes and hot dogs”. Dang you guys are a defensive lot. I based my 1,500 estimate on the last ACC CG you guys attended. There were probably 3,000 at that game, but it was in Jacksonville, i.e. a little closer to home.

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
1:13 pm

Tech wins consistently. Our last non-winning season was the same as UGA’s.

yellow Fuzzy

November 10th, 2009
1:14 pm

I’ve already explained to all of you, we don’t go to games, we go to them virtually. My good friend Sung has devised a devise for us to virtually go to the games. Then we can change reality and pretend we’re a really good program, playing in a good conference and there are girls in our stands.

SuperB

November 10th, 2009
1:15 pm

If teams like Georgia Tech and Cincinnati are in “major” bowls– they can’t be much. Nothing like 3 “mid-majors” in big bowls. Playing a weak schedule in a dipwad conference (like the Big East and ACC) is the ticket to a supposed big bowl.

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
1:15 pm

I guess the olympics being in Atlanta didn’t sit well with either football program that year.

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
1:16 pm

It’s definitely not going 6-6 in a two team conference like the SEC!!!

dcp

November 10th, 2009
1:17 pm

They sold all of their 15,000 for the ACC game and actually bought some of Wake Forest’s that year, there were 50,000 people at that game. 3,000 – get your facts straight.

yellow Fuzzy

November 10th, 2009
1:18 pm

I know Burdell I don’t get these UGA fans. I mean if you multiply 7 times 10 years thats 70 wins. Do you think a UGA fan could do that math.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
1:19 pm

DCP. LMAO!!!!!!! 15/50 in your dreams.

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
1:20 pm

Remind me…what UGA is ranked?

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
1:20 pm

Burdell, Southern Cal is also in a major metropolitan area, and yet somehow they travel well and they don’t seem to have attendance issues.

any thoughts?

Perhaps it’s ok to admit that some of the student base at Tech might not be the type that follows college football.

Not that there’s anything wrong with that!

Otto

November 10th, 2009
1:20 pm

m, Do you have anything to argue for your statements other than sucks and fools?

King of Jesters

November 10th, 2009
1:21 pm

yellow Fuzzy which guild to you belong to in Warcraft….I have an opening for a court jester……..Tell Sung I am sorry he and Chu got banned from Swinging Richards

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
1:21 pm

2006 ACC Championship Game — Attendance: 62,850

yellow Fuzzy

November 10th, 2009
1:22 pm

Good question Burdell. Get those ugalys Are you attending the game virtually this week? We’re landing the starship enterprise on the field at halftime.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
1:23 pm

Stopped it!! You’re killing me! I talked with GT fans who attended the game in the rain. “NOBODY was there!!” I just fell out of my chair I’m laughing so hard.

Rick

November 10th, 2009
1:25 pm

HB is a lying fool. There were over 62k at the 2006 acc champ game. What a loser who resorts to lying. What are these pathetic losers even doing on this blog? Guess they have nothing to talk about since their team is so bad.

King of Jesters

November 10th, 2009
1:25 pm

Do attendance numbers count the number of homeless people in the parking lot?

Rick

November 10th, 2009
1:26 pm

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
1:26 pm

Billy Ray (great screen name by the way!),

USC was the only one I could come up with too. Tech has attendance issues…no argument here. And you are right about the students not being that into football. In fact…some of them were probably picked on by the jocks in HS and resent football entirely. But you don’t hear many Tech folks complaining about attendance…it’s just one of the few things that others use to try and knock our program. We have the tradition, the conference titles, the MNCs and you sure can’t knock the team’s results since CPJ has arrived!

dcp

November 10th, 2009
1:27 pm

HBTD – See the bottom of the message.

WF GT
FIRST DOWNS………………. 16 18
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)………… 43-91 38-143
PASSING YDS (NET)…………. 201 129
Passes Att-Comp-Int……….. 25-14-0 29-9-2
TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS….. 68-292 67-272
Fumble Returns-Yards………. 0-0 0-0
Punt Returns-Yards………… 2-18 3-15
Kickoff Returns-Yards……… 3-78 2-38
Interception Returns-Yards…. 2-30 0-0
Punts (Number-Avg)………… 7-42.6 5-50.0
Fumbles-Lost……………… 2-0 0-0
Penalties-Yards…………… 7-85 6-45
Possession Time…………… 34:12 25:48
Third-Down Conversions…….. 4 of 16 5 of 15
Fourth-Down Conversions……. 1 of 1 0 of 3
Red-Zone Scores-Chances……. 3-3 2-3
Sacks By: Number-Yards…….. 1-3 4-27

RUSHING: Wake Forest-Kenneth Moore 16-38; Willie Idlette 6-35; Kevin
Marion 4-20; De’Angelo Bryant 9-19; Nate Morton 1-4; Rich Belton 1-2; TEAM
1-minus 1; Riley Skinner 5-minus 26. Georgia Tech-Tashard Choice 21-100; Reggie
Ball 15-46; Calvin Johnson 2-minus 3.

PASSING: Wake Forest-Riley Skinner 14-25-0-201. Georgia Tech-Reggie Ball
9-29-2-129.

RECEIVING: Wake Forest-Nate Morton 4-40; Willie Idlette 3-73; Rich Belton
2-5; John Tereshinski 1-39; Kevin Marion 1-18; Mike Rinfrette 1-18; Zac Selmon
1-5; Kenneth Moore 1-3. Georgia Tech-Calvin Johnson 8-117; James Johnson 1-12.

INTERCEPTIONS: Wake Forest-Aaron Curry 1-30; Riley Swanson 1-0. Georgia
Tech-None.

FUMBLES: Wake Forest-Riley Skinner 1-0; Kenneth Moore 1-0. Georgia
Tech-None.

Stadium: ALLTEL Attendance: 62850
Kickoff time: 1:10 End of Game: 4:30 Total elapsed time: 3:20
Officials: Referee: Ron Cherry; Umpire: George Burton; Linesman: Sam Stephenson;
Line judge: Rick Page; Back judge: Barry Hendon; Field judge: Chris Brown;
Side judge: Jim Corpora;
Temperature: 59 Wind: NE 5 mph Weather: fog, light rain

Rick

November 10th, 2009
1:28 pm

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
1:29 pm

Guys. We’re not talking about ticket sales. We’re talking about rear ends actually in the seat.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
1:31 pm

DCP. You must be kind of new at this. According to the box score, UGA had 92,760 this past weekend based on ticket sales, but there were no more than 80,000 who actually made it to the game.

Huh?!

November 10th, 2009
1:31 pm

Billy Ray Valentine @ 1:20pm: “Not that there’s anything wrong with that!”

Nice one, Billy Ray!

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
1:32 pm

DCP, you think the free cokes and hot dog jokes are old, what about all your boys “yellow fuzz” and “saint simons” who just repeat the score of last years game, and call a 3 point win a ace whoopin’

I repeat the same question back to you, if you want to talk football, please do. not how many people attended last years ACC championship.
yes your record is 9-1, clemson is good, it took a last second field goal to beat them earlier this year, and it’s always tough to beat a team twice in one year.
UGA is 5-4, could easily be 3-6, if AJ Green doesn’t block an ASU field goal, and if Stephen Garcia completes the pass into the endzone.

Tech has a qwerky (notice I didn’t say ‘high school’) offense. It is difficult to prepare for, nobody else runs it, and it’s tough to simulate with a scout team.

If Tech does if fact beat UGA this year, are you going to be gracious in victory, or will you sink down with your boys “fuzz and saint” and talk about how 7 in a row didn’t matter, the new streak is upon us?

TNGADAWG

November 10th, 2009
1:32 pm

If the SEC officials are allowed to continue with their not-hidden agenda, they will figure out some way for Florida and Alabama to play in the national championship game. Also, at the end of that game, after FL is victorious, Coach Meyer will actually kiss Tim Tebow flush on the lips on national TV. Then they will be married later, after Urban divorces his wife, and they will live happily ever after on one of the Samoan Islands.

Rick

November 10th, 2009
1:34 pm

USC is loved all over the country. They are the equiv of the steelers in college.

Go look at a ucla game and see there attendance.

Or Miami Hurricanes.

Or Northwestern

Pitt too.

Joe's Sack-Shack

November 10th, 2009
1:35 pm

You left Georgia out of your BCS Bowl predictions Tony.

yellow Fuzzy

November 10th, 2009
1:36 pm

I know, in Paul Johnson’s 2nd we have

MNC 0
ACC titles 0
and tradition- Paul Johnson eating 8 jumbo chili dawgs after a victory. (Varsity of course)

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
1:36 pm

Ah yes. “59 degrees, windy, fog and light rain.” Who in the heck set this venue up for the Association of Cup Cake championship game???

Huh?!

November 10th, 2009
1:41 pm

Rick, USCw is overrated. They’re almost guaranteed to get “upset” by 1 or 2 middle of the road PAC-10 teams each year and yet somehow still come out smelling like “Roses.”

“They are who we thought they were!”

burdell

November 10th, 2009
1:41 pm

i have a whole pack of candied nerds to throw out to everyone for the uga game!!! everyone will be so happy!!! i love nerds and i love K’NEX!! let’s all get together and build a roller coaster, I mean who needs football when the new K’NEX 4.0 rolelr coaster just came out?

dcp

November 10th, 2009
1:42 pm

Billy Ray – I want to talk football. I just want to clear the clutter off this board. You are correct. Tech is 9 and 1 – that should be the focus. They are a strong offensive team, regardless of how they do it. Clemson played them well and could beat them if they both get there in December. I like Johnson’s chances vs. Dabo because he has been proving that he can make adjustments. I do not resort to gloating – if Tech wins vs UGA it will just give me some peace and quiet and pride, that’s about it.

St simons does not represent the fans nor do some of the other fans that lash out without basis.

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
1:42 pm

Thank you Burdell for the appreciation of the screen name. Kids today often don’t know who Billy Ray Valentine is. Just trying to bring a little culture and humor to a board.

No one denys that what Tech is doing is good for the program. Before Paul Johnson got there, Tech wasn’t a blip on the radar, if they beat you, it was considered an upset. Now Paul Johnson has gained some national attention, just like Richt did when he took over in Athens 9 years ago.

Do any of you guys think Paul Johnson might make a short stay in Atlanta and try to take his offense to a bigger school, in a bigger conference (no disrespect to the ACC) or do you honestly feel (not just hope) that he will stay for a while?

If the Big 12 ever called, or the SEC or the Big 10?

mash a bug

November 10th, 2009
1:43 pm

hey tony, you forgot one thing, tech loses to duke this week and then ga in two. tech falls out of the top 10, ends up going to the toilet bowl. hahahhaa

Rick

November 10th, 2009
1:43 pm

Ticket sales are what count. There were 60k sold last year. About half showed up. Why? Because it’s vt and bc and they are not anywhere close to tampa. Plus, BC is known for not travelling well. It’s a small private school like wake.

When you get teams that have never been like clemson and a top 8 team in GT, the game will sell out. The reason the acc has done poorly is the teams that were in it and their record. Things are changing this year as you have more acc teams in the top 24.

Wait til the sec has a down year and no teams playing for the Nat champ. It won;t sell out either.

Green's Get Together

November 10th, 2009
1:44 pm

A.J. Green invites you to a Get Together to watch the SEC Title Game
December 5, 2009
5 P.M.
4117 Wrong School Way – Athens, Ga 30605
B.Y.O.B.

Rick

November 10th, 2009
1:45 pm

the sec won’t sell out if it’s not for the national championship? that is the dumbest thing ever said on any blog anywhere. anything else this Rick character says should not be considered…

Tom Bodett

November 10th, 2009
1:45 pm

Don’t worry, UGA, we’ll leave the light on for you.

im4bama

November 10th, 2009
1:46 pm

Let’s all go ahead and say it, “The real National Championship is between Bama and Florida”. No bowl games needed or a plus one.

Rick

November 10th, 2009
1:47 pm

the sec never has down years. you are clueless about college football if you think otherwise. the sec is the “mini-nfl”. look at the rosters in the nfl. loaded with sec players.

yellow Fuzzy

November 10th, 2009
1:47 pm

I know guys Green stinks. He doesn’t show up for GT the way Calvin Johnson did for UGA. I mean Calvin virtually beat UGA 4 times!!

GTNuke

November 10th, 2009
1:48 pm

FIESTA BOWL, Jan. 4, 2010

Matchup: USC vs. TCU

How it happened: Because it lost Big 12 champ Texas, the No. 2 team, to the national championship game, the Fiesta gets its pick of teams after the Sugar. Since there is no suitable replacement from the Big 12, the Fiesta takes USC, which will be 10-2 and ranked in the Top 10 if it wins its final three games with Stanford, UCLA, and Arizona. After the Orange takes Iowa, the Fiesta’s choices will be down to Cincinnati, TCU, Boise State or another two-loss conference runner-up. It will take TCU, which could be ranked as high as No. 3.
__________________________________________________________

Tony – How could the Fiesta take a two-loss conference runner-up? Wouldn’t Cincy and the higher ranked of TCU/Boise St both be Automatic Qualifiers, therefore the Fiesta must take one of the two? You have the Fiesta taking TCU, so it doesn’t change your pick, but it does change your logic.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
1:48 pm

Ricky Don’t Lose That Number. “Ticket sales are what count” Be sure and tell the local officials that!!

dcp

November 10th, 2009
1:49 pm

Billy Ray – he might leave – he relishes new challenges. I think when he came to Tech he believed his system could work at a more competitive level vs. Navy and he is proving it can. While I hope he does not leave, I am not naive – if he continues to perform well, then it might be that the moves on to another job and Tech will have been better by having him. Beef jerky time.

Rick

November 10th, 2009
1:49 pm

Never said they weren’t overrated. I said they have a fan base all over the country just like the steelers. I saw 2 cars this past weekend with usc crap on them and I live in forsyth cty. Whenever I go out to watch games, I usually see someone with some usc clothing on.

Gt does have dorks that don’t follow the team. So does Uga. The difference is you have 34k undergrad. Gt has around 12k. Most of the uga students are from atl or n ga. Many of the tech students are from all over. So when they graduate, they leave atlanta. Then you have the chan era. I know two older generation fans who are going to get season tix next year. 80% of this state is pro georgia. So of coruse you’re going to have more fans, sell out your games. Do you like it when phillies and mets fans rag on the braves about their attendance? You’re doing the same thing to us, but we have a valid reason behind it. Next year every game will be a sellout. I guarantee you that.

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
1:49 pm

“They are who we thought they were!”

Nice one huh?

Burdell, I understand that Simons and Fuzz don’t represent the Tech nation, just like when UGA was rolling into the Sugar Bowl a couple of years ago, the loud bandwagons dawgs shouldn’t represent UGA.
Paul Johnson does make adjustments well, however, after a team has played you they know which of their schemes work and which ones didn’t. They are able to adjust as well. And Dabo will have an entire seasons worth of film to review. Somebody check Dabo’s phone bill, I bet he will even make a call down to Miami to Randy Shannon and ask how they stopped the option offense.

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
1:52 pm

Wow…I guess it means you’ve touched some nerves when someone hijacks your screen name. Just a wild guess but I’ll be it’s the same “yellow fuzzy” trying to be “yellow fuzz”.

Now I can leave here satisfied. GO JACKETS!!!

Thanks for the “throwing Nerdz candy” idea though!

ga techs future

November 10th, 2009
1:54 pm

This just in: state of georgia’s top 10 recruits….

5 going to UGA
1 to florida
1 to tenn
1 to notre dame
2 undecided
0 to nerd city

and you thought the recruits cared about uga’s down season…

i think they just want to go to a real southern school, in a real conference, with real nfl potential, go milk your gobblers nerds.

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
1:54 pm

Paul Johnson promised his family (wife and school age daughter) that he wouldn’t move them again. So I think he’s here at least until she’s out of high school. We’ll see.

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
1:55 pm

haha, beef jerky time indeed Burdell.
If he leaves, where would you like to see him go? SEC, Big 12, Big 10, Notre Dame?

GET THOSE BROKERS BACK IN HERE! TURN THOSE MACHINES BACK ON!

ga techs future

November 10th, 2009
1:56 pm

pauls small johnson also promised the men of navy that he would finish the drill. they even stood up in the meaning when he announced he was leaving and called him out on it. he didn’t even coach the bowl game! what a traitor, and to do that to the finest young men in america. I can only imagine what he would do to the 10,000 tech faithful.

yellow Fuzzy

November 10th, 2009
1:56 pm

I know that yellow fuzz is a fake ugaly fan. Can’t wait til we sting those dawgs.. virtually or live. Burdell keep it real and remember we’ve got the perfect option.

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
1:57 pm

I clearly didn’t get the nerds comment. I definitely lived up to expectations with my response. I love nerds! Good idea! Lets all get in our snuggies and play halo 3 together!

Siamese If You Please

November 10th, 2009
1:57 pm

I dont think there’s anyway in hell Iowa will go to a BCS game w/ 2 loses. When Iowa gets 2 loses: Boise State time to pack your bags.

undefeated Boise State >>>>(sign for better than UGA Alum)>>>>> 10-2 Iowa

Mark

November 10th, 2009
1:59 pm

CPJ isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Maybe in 8 years after he’s won the acc 3-4 times and won a Nat Champ.

dcp

November 10th, 2009
1:59 pm

Billy Ray

Agree that Dabo will have a whole year’s worth of film but you will still need to execute. I know that no matter what Tech does watching film, Spiller is still going to bust one or two long plays, as might Ford. These are two good teams with good athletes. Dwyer and Spiller are NFL bound, and Clemson has great talent on the d-line with their ends and #7 is a beast at linebacker. My point about adjustments was in game – not in films. I watched Bud Foster throttle the offense in the first half and Johnson spread things out in the 2nd half against a pretty solidly coached D at VT. He’s done it the same way against every team Tech has faced, with the Miami game providing egg on the face – that was all Miami – they played superior football that night. It will be a good ball game – I would just trust Johnson vs. Swinney, that’s all.

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
2:01 pm

ok, since there are a few UGA guys on here, and we all know the dawg nation wants a new D-coord, and some have suggested even a new O-coord.

Who do you think they would go after? any quality D coaches at smaller schools that are ready to take over at UGA?

could they possibly get alums Will Muschamp or Kirby Smart to leave top 5 programs to come back home and coach for their dawgs?

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
2:04 pm

dcp, you are right. planning is one thing. execution of the plan is where it matters.

I think for the first time in a recent years, if Clemson and Tech are in the ACC championship, it will be a good game to watch. Rematch of earlier in the year when Tech needed a late field goal to win, both teams are playing their best football right now, for Tech a chance at a BSC bowl game would be on the line. It could be a great game.

Mack

November 10th, 2009
2:04 pm

Muschamp isn’t leaving texas for the same job at ga.

Lyons

November 10th, 2009
2:05 pm

This blog is about BCS contenders. Not about uga and their coaching issues. Stay on topic and if you want to talk about uga’s coaching, find the appropriate blog for it.

paul johnson's face looks like a old woman's....

November 10th, 2009
2:06 pm

only if evans shells out huge dollars will smart come back to uga. and I mean huge Mark Richt dollars. we don’t have a chance with Muschamp, he’s the coach in waiting. I think we have a chance with Kirby because he’s probably tired of being in Saban’s shadow. I mean the guy gets no credit for his defense, it all projects onto Saban.

However, if I were to bet on it, I would say there will just be some shuffling with our current coaches and maybe bring in some different assistants. I would bet on Rodney G. to be def. coordinator next year. WE just simply can’t afford to lose his recruiting abilities. He’s been one of the best living room guys for years now, and recruits, grandma’s, momma’s, etc… flat out love him.

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
2:06 pm

I’ve heard some UGA fans say they want to go after Muschamp. I laugh every time I hear it. He’s not leaving Austin for Athens. He’s D-coord at a top 3 school in the nation. He’s head coach in waiting behind Mack Brown.

It would take a miracle and mama callin’ to get him out of Athens.

That’s called the “quart of blood” technique. You do that, a quart of blood will drop out of a man’s body.

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
2:10 pm

Lyons, thank you for setting me straight. I don’t know where I would be without you to police this blog.

ok fine, Lyons, who do you think will end up in the Fiesta Bowl?
Will they take a 10-2 USC (the nations darling) and will they give a 12-0 Boise State a chance at a real team like USC?

If Boise gets the shaft, and wins in the Capitol One Bowl, will we spend all winter and spring about how they deserve a shot at the national champoinship.

Can you get to the national championship by beating 1 good team and then playing an 11 game cupcake-filled schedule?

your thoughts Lyons?

MERRY NEW YEAR!

Paul in RDU

November 10th, 2009
2:11 pm

Burdell and Billy Ray

You are correct about USC – great program in a major metropolitan area – lots of fans for FB.
You forget one thing – there is no NFL team in LA. Most schools in cities with an NFL team have had difficulty competing for fans.
Miami, BC, Pitt, Northwestern,

Having said that, at least you get good coverage of college FB in ATL. Here in Raleigh there seems to be only one game in town and it sure isn’t football

paul johnson's face looks like an old woman's....

November 10th, 2009
2:11 pm

lyon’s have you even had something to say regarding this topic?

Gatorzone

November 10th, 2009
2:11 pm

who cares about ticket sales?? I know last year here in Tampa they could not give tickets away for the ACC championship. I was looking at prices for this year and you can get them for $40, while SEC tix are $500

The Truth Is

November 10th, 2009
2:13 pm

Florida Sucks!!!
If not for all the advantageous calls for them and against the other team on critical downs, they wouldn’t be talking all this Garbage. Oh yes they would because they are the Gaytors.
Again I say; The Tradition of Wake Forrest and the Ego of Notre Dame. When do you get your own TV contract? There’s some cheatin goin on!!!!!!
How many studs does florida have from georgia? How many on Alabama etc.?
Take your county orange suits and stick them up your #@*& you cheatin sombitches!!!!

Ramblinwreck1378

November 10th, 2009
2:13 pm

Billy Ray- The Miami game was moe of a display of poor defense than anything else. We got behind erly and were forced to play catch up, meaning we were forced to throw the ball far more than we intended, whic everyone knows is not our game. Also, Dwyer was banged up because we were forced to play 3 gams in 12 days. He only had 5 carries, and was a complete non-factor. As of late, the offense has been firing on all cylinders, and Dwyer has had over 180 yards in each of the past two games. Now I’m not saying anything is a given, because it’s not, but stopping this offense is much easier said than done. Much more complicated than a simple phone call to Randy Shannon.

By the way, in case you forgot, yes Clemson did beat Miami, and yes they did beat WF more convincingly than we did, but, wait, oh yeah.. We’ve already beat Clemson.

bdawg

November 10th, 2009
2:13 pm

I don’t think usc should be in a bcs bowl. I swear everyone loves them but they are not any good. The media loves them and notre dame so much it makes me sick. Usc is overrated almost every year

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
2:16 pm

Lyons,

Which of the 3 schools Cinncinatti, Boise, and TCU do you see getting left out of the big dance?

Do they all 3 make it to BCS bowls? and if so, who do they face? and how do they fare?

Can they pull another shocker like Utah did against Alabama last year?

It ain’t cool being no jive turkey so close to thanksgiving.

mike rinkin

November 10th, 2009
2:18 pm

Oregon is fading fast to make the Rose Bowl. There are other contenders such as Oregon State, Arizona, Stanford, The PAC 10 is loaded with some great teams that happen to be in the same league. By the way, if Texas, Alabama and Florida were in the PAC 10, they probably would not be ranked where they are.

Lyons

November 10th, 2009
2:20 pm

I didn’t know it was a prerequisite to comment on the subject in order to read the blog. Go ahead and talk about your defense then where it doesn’t belong.

I was under the impression that only one small school team could make it to a bcs game. Maybe I am wrong. So if TCU goes, can Boise? Not sure.

I need another week of games before I start looking at the potential bowl matchups.

R.S.V.P.

November 10th, 2009
2:21 pm

Yo Yo, A.J. i wood lik to com to ur Get Together two wach the SEC Title Game. i cant waite until the 5th so we can perty al nigt. Cee yu thenn andz i wil brings sum beerz andz snaks. i think we shold cheer fur the Gators cause they ar the bestt andz mi favrite.

Rennie Curran

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
2:22 pm

Wreck1378, I understand that defense is more than a phone call to Randy Shannon, but you have to imagine that since Randy’s D was able to hold the run and his offense was able to light up the board, that Dabo might want to pick his brain and see what worked, what they looked for on both sides of the ball. A phone call to Del Boca Vista doesn’t give Dabo an edge, it just gives him information from a man who stopped the option one night.

bdawg – very true, USC does seem to be a favorite of Bristol, Conn. and all the boys at ESPN, and why they are still where they are after losing to Washington (0-12 last year) and getting beat by Oregon, i dont know. Maybe P. Carroll has some nudie photos of Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit doing something funny with a mascot head after College Gameday one saturday??

And yes Tech did beat clemson, but if memory serves (i’m old) I think it was a field goal with 1:02 left in the game. Wouldn’t really call that a mud hole stomped in anybody’s ace.

Oh sure, like he went to Harvard.

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
2:24 pm

Rick

November 10th, 2009
2:27 pm

Billy
GT was up 24-0 in the game. Clemson made a valiant come back. But they have their own issues too. If we don’t let up in that game and play passive, we win it easily. And enough with people saying GT got a call. So did clemson at the end. And les tried the same fake field goal against uga. Didn’t work for him though. Im sure CPJ will have something up his sleeve for Dabo. How can you win with that name. LOL

GANGSTA_NATION

November 10th, 2009
2:28 pm

My gangsta brothers will clinch it all baby.

GANGSTA_NATION

November 10th, 2009
2:28 pm

MY GANGSTA BROTHERS IN FLO-RIDA WILL CLINCH IT ALL BABY!!!!!!!!!!

GO_GANGSTAS

November 10th, 2009
2:29 pm

MY BOY TEBOW WILL RUN ALL OVER YA’LLS

paul johnson's face looks like an old woman's....

November 10th, 2009
2:29 pm

mike rinkin…hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. the same can be said about those schools in the sec, and probably the big 12. i agree that the pac 10 is having a much better year than the past, but better than the sec? nope. maybe better than the big 12. I will say that the sec, pac 10 and big 12 are leaps and bounds ahead of the other conferences.

Nachos

November 10th, 2009
2:31 pm

houndstooth = alabama state flag:

How bout them dawgs ????? Whats your number, us bama fans will call you from the SEC championship game.

Huh?!

November 10th, 2009
2:31 pm

Rick — There might be more teams from the ACC in the rankings than “usual,” but (as of this week’s BCS poll) the ACC doesn’t have the most ranked teams of any conference.

But neither does the SEC or Big 12 (to mention two conferences with teams in the top 3). Here is the current breakdown by conference (subject to change next week, of course):

ACC: 3
Big East: 4
Big 10: 4
Big 12: 2
CUSA: 1
MW: 3
PAC 10: 4
SEC: 3
WAC: 1

Mark Richt worships the devil

November 10th, 2009
2:32 pm

Is Georgia really wearing no pants for this Saturday nights game?

Awesome! gooooooooo dawgs!

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
2:33 pm

very true, the were up big in the Clemson game, but being up 24-0 and then having to kick a last second field goal only exposes a weak defense.

I think R-Wreck1378 mentioned something about how Tech fell behind early at Miami and were forced to play catch up, and throw the ball more than they would have liked. I have to think that if any team can come out and get up on Tech early and force them out of their ball-control comfort zone, then anything could happen. Paul Johnsons offense is a grind. It grinds a defense down, it grinds the clock down. He wears you down until you do something stupid and he nails you.

paul johnson's face looks like an old woman's....

November 10th, 2009
2:34 pm

the big east is garbage, we all know this. i mean Auburn the 5th best team in the sec beat west virginia easy. and they could still be conference champs in the big east if they win out.

Meeker

November 10th, 2009
2:34 pm

Yeah Tech fans may have trouble getting to the stadium, which is still better than the Georgia fans who have trouble staying in the stands. Joe Cox rules!

Tony Barnhart cheats ob his wife with cheese Krystals

November 10th, 2009
2:35 pm

I SAY ITS GAY TO BE A GEORGIA BULLDAWG I SAY ITS GAY TO BE A GEORGIA BULLDAWG

AtlGator

November 10th, 2009
2:36 pm

Florida beat #1 Bama by double digits last year. They do it again this year. We can stop the run. But they can’t stop Tebow. Back to back baby!

Billy Ray Valentine

November 10th, 2009
2:37 pm

ok Lyons….getting back on subject here, who do you think will be in the national champoinship and who will bring home the crystal ball?

Jeff

November 10th, 2009
2:39 pm

Clemson will win the ACC, GT fans who attened the 1st game berween the two schools know it!

Nesbitt sold me blow

November 10th, 2009
2:41 pm

Look at all these Tech fans… All of these guys shunned football and denied it’s existence at their school until last year. Talk about a “new money” syndrome. Wait till Georgia Tech starts to wane a little as these fans fall back into obscurity.

With that second rate defense, Georgia Tech’s not going anywhere.

Tony Gators are #1

November 10th, 2009
2:43 pm

Who cares about your picks Tony? Look at your weekly picks. They are outright awful. Glad to see you picked Bama. This means the Gators will definitely win. Your hatred for the gators is getting to be silly.

The Truth IS UF BEAT UGA

November 10th, 2009
2:44 pm

in a blowout. No officiating helped us against UGA.

Jeff

November 10th, 2009
2:45 pm

I don’t See Bama beating Fla. with that QB….JMO.

Thomas

November 10th, 2009
2:48 pm

Gators over Bama. Two great defenses (Florida’s is better) cancel each other out. It comes down to Tebow v. McClroy. That’s a no-contest.

Bama back to the Sugar. Gators humiliate the horns.

Wreck

November 10th, 2009
2:48 pm

More moron UGA fans on the AJC blogs. You guys are priceless.

Tech has die hard fans, there are just less of us from years of UGA bandwagonning in the state. Tech travels well- just not to Boise or SF. But I have been to two Gator Bowls and a Champs Bowl where we easily filled our allotment. We will easily take 30-40K to any BCS bowl.

Wreck

November 10th, 2009
2:50 pm

Enjoy the Independence Bowl mutts. Just remember if you bring 80,000 fans to Shreveport you still suck.

Wreck

November 10th, 2009
2:56 pm

Don’t worry UGA fans.

I promise not to post when Barnhart writes his next blog, “Projecting the Poulan Weedeateater Independence Bowl and Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowls”

Jeff

November 10th, 2009
2:58 pm

Texas will win the N. Championship if Mack Brown leaves his O & D coordinators alone.

Nadine

November 10th, 2009
3:06 pm

AUBURN 42, UGA 17. IT’S COMING!!!

Roper

November 10th, 2009
3:11 pm

Three more major beatdowns, and UGA is 5-7. Please keep Richt-Martini-Bozo, your opponents need them.

UGA is the laughingstock of the free world with its illiterate bunch of lawless hooligans. Bowl game for Dawg Nation? Ha ha, how about the Toilet Bowl!

Ine-stine

November 10th, 2009
3:16 pm

E = MC Squared.

Richt = Losing Seasons Ahead With No Chance Of Ever Winning The SEC.

Doomed = UGA Unless Richt Is Fired.

“Nesbitt sold me blow” = Incredibly Bitter Because Of His Crappy Dawgs.

Alphare

November 10th, 2009
3:21 pm

Saying FL is ranked first in every category is crazy. If you factor in the Strength of Schedule(Bama around 15, FL around 45), I think Bama defense is ranked higher.

WTH

November 10th, 2009
3:23 pm

You can always count on HBTD to show his smarts. About 1:30 p.m., the attendeance of the 2006 ACCCG was posted as 62,850. HBTD’s comment after it the attendance was posted was that he was talking about butts in seats not ticket sales. Dou you think he is too stupid to know what attendance means?

joe

November 10th, 2009
3:24 pm

There is no link to buy ACCCG tickets on the offical clemson athletic website.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
3:29 pm

Wreck.

“We will easily take 30-40K to any BCS bowl”

You guys can’t get 30 – 40K in the “crackerbox” for home games.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
3:36 pm

Oh my. WTH is getting worked up again.

WTH

November 10th, 2009
3:36 pm

Here is the link:

http://ev12.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/ExecMacro/evenue/ev69/se/Main.d2w/report?linkID=clemson

But it is know big deal, GT has the same thing on their web site and other schools probably do also.

Nate

November 10th, 2009
3:37 pm

I notice that you have Iowa in the Orange Bowl. But you also have them losing to Ohio State this weekend.

Is an Iowa team that loses 2 out of last three to an average to above-average Ohio State team and a mediocre at best Northwestern, and only has one somewhat signature win over Penn State, really BCS worthy?

I know LSU can’t go becuase of the 3 team rule(another thing wrong with current BCS system), but what about Pittsburgh or Utah(last year’s BCS buster)? Just some thoughts.

Christian Dior Dogg

November 10th, 2009
3:39 pm

Tony, for your Fearless Friday Forecast, I hope you will predict what color helmets our fabulous Dawgs will wear this week. We are all dying to know!

WTH

November 10th, 2009
3:40 pm

I am not getting worked up, just wondering if you knew the meaning of attendance?

Old Dawg

November 10th, 2009
3:42 pm

Question: If the only Tech fans in the stadium are CGI images, does Lucas Films have to pay for the tickets?

joe

November 10th, 2009
3:46 pm

that’s not a link to the ACCCG. It’s a link to IPTAY members to request to buy tickets for the ACCCG which you are correct… every school offers and offers at the beginning of the year.

Matt

November 10th, 2009
3:59 pm

you did a decent job of picking games but the rose bowl will have a showdown of ohio state and arizona, the wildcats are going to kill the ducks on nov 21.

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Atlanta Sports Fan

November 10th, 2009
4:02 pm

It looks like we are in for a bunch of boring BCS games this year other than Alabama vs Texas.

Delbert D.

November 10th, 2009
4:03 pm

Didn’t anybody notice that Iowa lost their starting QB (Stanzi) last week? The may lose out the rest of the season starting that freshman.

Mark Wreck

November 10th, 2009
4:03 pm

Every single article in this sports section has a post from some idiot calling himself HBTD. All he talks about is game attendance. This guy does this all day long everyday! Same stuff over and over. What a loser!

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
4:05 pm

Hmmmm. Sounds like we struck a nerve with another nerd!

Atlanta Sports Fan

November 10th, 2009
4:05 pm

PS Everyone in the State of South Carolina knows that Clemson’s IPTAY program stands for:

Its Probation Time Again Ya’ll.

Futbol

November 10th, 2009
4:06 pm

Can I ask you UGA fans a question? All you talk about is game attendance. Don’t you guys even know about your sorry football team? And you are still bragging about game attendance? Man. what a pack of dumbarses.

Nesbitt sold me blow

November 10th, 2009
4:11 pm

Yea… that’s all UGA fans talk about… Game attendance…

Let’s talk about the past 8 years of UGA vs Georgia Tech….. UGA is winning that 7-1

Purple Headed Joe Cox

November 10th, 2009
4:12 pm

Why do I keep throwing the ball to the other team? Ever noticed how purple my head is after I come off of the field after throwing those interceptions? Why am I so purple? Where are you AJ?

Mark Wrecked

November 10th, 2009
4:15 pm

Naw, lets talk about 9 games into the season and the fleabags aren’t bowl eligible. Tell me again what last years record has to do with this year. All bark and no bite. LOOOOOOSSSSERRRRRSSSSS!!!!!!

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
4:15 pm

Sure we do. Just having a little fun with you.

Mark Wrecked

November 10th, 2009
4:18 pm

HBTD – what about this years win/loss record? Any comments on your ranking? Bowl eligible? All hat and NO CATTLE!

MarkWillieBobo

November 10th, 2009
4:21 pm

Stay the course! Finish the drill! Batten down the hatches! What the HELL is going on? HHHHEEEEEEEELLLLLP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Eric Dawg

November 10th, 2009
4:22 pm

UGA can only defeat high school teams. GT is a high school team. Therefore UGA defeats GT Saturday after Thanksgiving.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
4:23 pm

Yeah. A projected 9 – 4 is not what we’re used to, but it is a rebuilding year. Still, the future looks very bright for the dawgs. Not sure if you noticed but the first 4 TDs last weekend against TT were scored by true freshman.

Truth?

November 10th, 2009
4:23 pm

The real truth is Truth – even if Florida didn’t get those calls you are talking about and even if they “suck” like you say they still destroyed Georgia 41-17 and you can’t take that away. Now that is the truth. 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17 41-17

Nesbitt sold me blow

November 10th, 2009
4:23 pm

Mark Wrecked… still in his 1st year of Georgia Tech fandom. All these years of being 2nd best, he doesn’t know how to handle what’s happening to his Jackets right now.

It’s funny how Tech fans bring up all this talk about bowl games…. Look at Tech’s bowl record as of lately. Terrible.

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
4:26 pm

Hey Cokehead—

How about our coach vs. your coach….CPJ 1 -CMR 0.

Can’t wait until the 28th….bulldongs.

Burdell

November 10th, 2009
4:26 pm

HBTD…like you said….TT.

Marc

November 10th, 2009
4:29 pm

McElroy will not beat Florida. To beat the Gators a team will need studs at QB, WR and/or RB and a solid offensive line. With Florida’s corners, they can load the box to stop the run or blitz and allow Will Hill to play deep like Reggie Nelson. Jones might catch a few balls like he did last year, but he won’t break a big play like he did against LSU. When Peterson was out of the game no less.

TT is a D1AA school, just a reminder.

November 10th, 2009
4:29 pm

Wow, 4 Touchdowns by freshmen against powerhouse Tennessee Tech, yeah the future looks bright after that game. Florida, Tennessee, and South Carolina are no Tennessee Tech.

BuzztheKiller

November 10th, 2009
4:30 pm

Once again, for the slow reader UGA fans (or is that the same thing?), this blog is to discuss possible BCS matchups- nothing that relates to your team this year. Please move on to Big Bill’s Blawg and share a cry….you are dismissed.

wheelz007

November 10th, 2009
4:30 pm

The reason there is only 3 ranked teams from the SEC is simple-
Florida and Alabama are unbeaten, and so far, LSU’s only losses have come from those 2.

That means everyone has lost to some combination of the above 3 teams, plus a loss here and there to other SEC teams.

At this point, there is no clear cut #4 team in the SEC. There’s a lot of balance within the rest of the league.

Auburn, Tennessee, Ole Miss, Arky, and South Carolina have looked good some weeks, and not so good in others. Heck, even Miss State and Kentucky aren’t push-overs.

BuzztheKiller

November 10th, 2009
4:33 pm

Wow- what a fall when a UGA fan is actually bragging about who scored touchdowns against Tenn Tech….seems like just last year you were #1 preseason. Oh, it was last year, sorry.

BuzztheKiller

November 10th, 2009
4:34 pm

At least you beat Tenn and Tech in the same year….

wheelz007

November 10th, 2009
4:35 pm

That is why the SEC is known as the best conference. From top to bottom the league is strong. Every week is another quality opponent to play.

The SEC will probably send 10 teams to bowl games, and we’ll win most of them (at least 6 or 7).

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
4:35 pm

That’s the plan!

GHSA

November 10th, 2009
4:39 pm

I bet the top ranked high school team in Georgia AAAAA Lowndes in Valdosta could beat Tennessee Tech, maybe the Dawgs too.

Bryan (required)

November 10th, 2009
4:53 pm

All of your picks are spot on with mine Tony except for the title game. Alabama and Florida have both underachieved this year (granted both undefeated) but nothing I have seen this year would lead me to believe they can beat Tim Tebow this year. Percy Harvin sat out last year and they couldn’t do it then, are they any better now?

Slick

November 10th, 2009
4:57 pm

I guarantee all of Tony’s predictions will be wrong. He’s rarely right.

Tennessee's kicker kicks low

November 10th, 2009
4:58 pm

Florida’s kicker, Caleb Sturgis, can get the ball high in the air so there will be no blocked kicks by Fat Cody.

Nesbitt sold me blow

November 10th, 2009
4:58 pm

Too bad Lowndes isn’t the top ranked high school team… it’s grayson. nice try though.

Eric Dawg

November 10th, 2009
5:02 pm

To GHSA, You are right and that includes GT, a hihg school team.

Eric Dawg

November 10th, 2009
5:04 pm

GT will be the Champion of ACC ( Association of Cup Cakes)

delusional

November 10th, 2009
5:07 pm

I’m calling baloney, Tech beats Duke, but the DAWGS win out and Clemson defeats an overmatched GT squad on a neutral field, placing Clemson in the Orange and Tech on the outside of the BCS. Don’t believe it, just remember you heard it here first. GO DAWGS!

southridgegator

November 10th, 2009
5:18 pm

Tony, get a real job!

fieldofdreams

November 10th, 2009
5:19 pm

Here’s what’s going to happen: Texas and Boise run tables. TCU loses to Utah. AU beats Bama, which beats UF. GT irrelevant. Cincinnati loses to either WVU or Pitt. Voila: Texas v. Boise for The Big One. SEC pays cosmic debt for manipulating outcome of so many games. Get a grip, SEC: may the best team (really) win.

pmac

November 10th, 2009
5:30 pm

WTH

November 10th, 2009
5:36 pm

hbtd,

Did you really brag about who scored 4 TD’s against UGA? Wow

WTH

November 10th, 2009
5:37 pm

hbtd,

Sorry about that, I was still laughing from reading your post bragging about your freshman scoring 4 TD’s against TT, not UGA.

WTH

November 10th, 2009
5:39 pm

delusional,

That’s the first appropriate and accurate screen name for a Dawg fan that I seen.

DawgRie

November 10th, 2009
5:55 pm

I thought the BCS Bowl games (excluding Rose Bowl) had title sponsors that paid millions of dollars to have their name attached. If the media doesn’t recognize legal contracts and support this wishes of the bowls, we may lose sponsors and ticket prices will go up.

Starring Peter Graves as Capt. Clarence Over

November 10th, 2009
6:03 pm

Eric Dawg: If Ga Tech is a high school team, then UGA must be a junior high school team after losing to them last year.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
6:09 pm

WIH. “Bragging”???? Nah. I’ll leave that kind of stuff to you guys. Try again.

jason

November 10th, 2009
6:35 pm

I think UF and or UA would be a toss up for the MNC. Either way, one of those two will have the MNC Trophy when all is said and done.

Wm. Powell

November 10th, 2009
6:43 pm

Call me crazy, but if Clemson meets Georgia Tech in the ACC Championship, I think Clemson will win the re-match.

Tide4u2c

November 10th, 2009
6:48 pm

Until somebody beats the Gators they are the team to beat now having said that.After reading through I see Gator and other fans overlook alot.First off Florida’s offense has struggled this year just like Bama’s so don’t act like Florida has played lights out like last year.

Also Alabama has played better teams than Florida has Bama has beat 4 ranked teams while Florida has beat 1 which is why their stats may look alittle better than Bama’s stats.Bama has been tested in tough games more times than Florida has.

We all knew going into this season Florida had an easy schedule but now verybody overlooks that and eventhough they’ve had an easier schedule they have not blown out teams like they did last year and have struggled on offense to beat them easier teams they have played.

I can’t help but wonder after seeing Florida’s offense struggle with a easier schedule how Florida will do when they play Alabama and finally really be tested by a tested team who has beat more ranked teams than Florida has. I guess we’ll see

The Ole Ball Coach

November 10th, 2009
6:51 pm

When UGA kicks yechs rear this year these nerds will be crying

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
6:52 pm

Good call Powell. Clemson’s the most well balanced team in the ACC this season. Solid offense with good balance of pass and run; very strong defensive front (although I think their star DT is out. Not sure for how long). Overall defensive team speed reminds me of an SEC defense.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
6:55 pm

Tide4. I like Bama in a matchup with the Gators. I don’t see Florida offense moving much on Bama’s defense. Conversely, I think Bama will be able to run the ball and control clock. As always, turnovers will be key, but I see bama in 17 – 10 kind of affair.

What

November 10th, 2009
6:58 pm

So, does ND get in the bcs because SC is? Why is SC in the running for anything? LSU keeps moving up after losses. It all makes no sense

Tide4u2c

November 10th, 2009
7:10 pm

Alabama has never really had a top ranked QB(eventhough Bama is the only college team that has had 3 different QB’s go onto the NFL to win superbowls- Bart Starr,Joe Namath and Kenny Stabler)and Bama has never had a heisman trophie winner(maybe Ingram can change that) and yet Alabama has 12 national championships.

Tide Rising

November 10th, 2009
7:24 pm

Florida vs Alabama

I see a lot of posts saying the defenses cancel each other out and that the difference is then Tebow vs McElroy. And without a doubt everybody says take Tebow. You don’t want to bet against Tebow. I would agree with that. Can’t argue against that logic.

On the other hand while we give the edge to Tebow over McElroy people forget that we have Mark Ingram. Florida has several good backs but no Mark Ingram. Edge right back to bama to even it out again. And on that note I will make one prediction with confidence. I don’t think anyone, not even Florida, can completely shut down our running game when we commit to the run. Ingram will get over 100 yds. And if he doesn’t then obviously we lose.

Both have great defenses. Florida is no. 1 while Bama is 4th. However, Bama has played a tougher in conference schedule and also picked up VT nonconference so the stats are a little distorted in Florida’s favor in that regard. Still both defenses are great and as some other posters have noted I think they just cancel each other out.

I give Florida the edge in punting and intangibles. Hard to argue with success and I would probably make them anywhere from a 4 to 7 pt favorite. As long as they are the defending champions you have to give them the respect and credit they deserve until you can actually beat them instead of just talking about beating them.

Ivan Maisel

November 10th, 2009
7:29 pm

“And let’s face it, Nick Saban’s brand of football does not dazzle, unless you get a charge out of seeing opposing offenses expire from asphyxiation.” Ivan Maisel

SC Rules!!!

November 10th, 2009
7:37 pm

OK SEC homers, I’M surprised none of y’all have stepped up to claim a match-up with us? SC is clearly NOT as dominant as in recent past; here’s your chance to get a piece of us, yet no takers come bowl time. Clearly all the chest thumping over the past couple of years has to be mean something. Where’s the bravado? Where’s the “SEC is the greatest this & that” Where’s the short hairs to say “Pete we want to play y’all in the Sugar/Fiesta bowl” Where are you??? All I heard last year was how we ducked UGA in the Rose Bowl vs. Illinois; well we’re not hiding in the shadows, when the SEC/Sugar Bowl has their turn to pick, we’ll be waiting for the phone to ring. I’m sure the silence will be deafening! Fight On!!

Abilene

November 10th, 2009
7:38 pm

But UGA is not going to a BCS bowl, maybe no bowl at all.

Richt has to go. Say it: “Richt has to go.”

Write it on the blackboard 1000 times: “Richt has to go.”

Getting tired of all the BCS bowl talk when UGA likely won’t even qualify for ANY bowl.

Richt has to go.

joe

November 10th, 2009
7:39 pm

a few comments

1st IF Clemson and GT both make it to the ACCCG, I think it will be a more entertaining game than the SEC championship game.

2nd Atlanta fan… Both GT and UGA have been placed on Probation within the last 5 years. Clemson has not.

http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=2227377

http://www2.ncaa.org/wps/ncaa?key=/ncaa/NCAA/Media+and+Events/Press+Room/News+Release+Archive/2004/Infractions/University+of+Georgia+Placed+On+Probation+for+Violations+in+Mens+Basketball

3rd all of this is a moot argument.

Abilene

November 10th, 2009
7:39 pm

Florida over Texas for the championship, 35-27.

joe

November 10th, 2009
7:40 pm

uhh SC Rules? In these here parts that refers to South Carolina… and the only rule they have is losing.

we are smart enough in these parts to refer to USC as Southern Cal.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
7:44 pm

SC. I think any SEC team would love the matchup with SC. SC is one of the premier programs in the country with great tradition. There’s also something about the mystique of SC. The problem is that the BCS and bowl ties ends always seem to preclude an SEC SC matchup. I know a couple of years ago, I was really hoping for an UGA SC matchup in the Rose Bowl, but Rose Bowl would not budge from their Big 10 tie in and I think sent Illinois out to play SC in what I thought was a meaningless game. We ended up in the Sugar playing a meaningless game against Hawaii. Under the current scenario, it seems the only matchup possible between and SEC and SC team would be in the BCS championship game.

Marie the Dawg Girl

November 10th, 2009
7:46 pm

Eric Dawg, stop running down Tech and get with the program. Keep focused on screaming for Richt to be sacked. Running down Tech isn’t going to make UGA any better, but getting rid of Richt will.

The only way for UGA to be back in the SEC championship and BCS bowls is to get a winning coach. And that’s not Mark Richt. It’s not Paul Johnson either. No way our players are smart enough to run those complicated option plays.

Terri in Valdosta

November 10th, 2009
7:48 pm

I think Texas will beat Alabama by a score of 24-17 in the big game. Just a guess.

SC Rules!!!

November 10th, 2009
7:55 pm

joe,

Ever heard the phrase: “We are SC!”?? SC is the school/team; Southern Cal is where we live. (SoCal)

HBTD,

I couldn’t AGREE more, the matchups that year were STUPID! An UGA vs. SC Rose or Sugar would have been bigger than the NC game, which in hind sight is probably WHY that didn’t happen. Here’s hoping they get it right this time! Fight On!!

joe

November 10th, 2009
7:58 pm

no not that much here in Georgia. I’m just telling you, SC in these parts is South Carolina.

mash a bug

November 10th, 2009
8:02 pm

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SC Rules!!!

November 10th, 2009
8:02 pm

HBTD,

Speaking of tradition; the SEC is loaded with tradition! THAT along with ours is WHY we want a game with y’all! I have ALWAYS given the SEC its due when it comes right down to it; yet very few times do any of y’all give us ours. Not all of you, but a majority try to claim we don’t belong, we don’t rate, we couldn’t compete. Well, last time I checked (2 seconds ago) Coach Carroll is perfect against the SEC. Head to head the PAC-10 has a winnning mark vs. the SEC and yet y’all won’t give us the time of day. I know I’M in y’alls backyard on this blog, but we’re comin’ and when we get there, where ya gonna hide?

Fight On!! SEC #1 Conference! USC Trojans #1 Coach/Team overall!

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
8:05 pm

SC. I’ve got nothing but respect for the SC program, and I think the majority of my fellow dawgs feel the same.

SC Rules!!!

November 10th, 2009
8:06 pm

joe,

FAIR ENOUGH. BTW, I love the states of GA & SC!! Probably gonna be retiring down that way when the time comes. Enjoyin’ hte peace & quiet while on my boat landin’ some lunkers and listenin’ to the Trojans on my satellite radio.

Fight On!!

SC Rules!!!

November 10th, 2009
8:08 pm

HBTD,

Here’s hopin’ we can enjoy a game in the near future! Loser buys supper.

Fight On!!

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
8:10 pm

GT For You And Me

November 10th, 2009
8:10 pm

Mister Bradley: In other words,you think Bama will be in the NC game,because the Dawgs lost to FLA. LOOSER

GT For You And Me

November 10th, 2009
8:13 pm

That’s,LOSER!!!!!

GT For You And Me

November 10th, 2009
8:18 pm

The Trojans couldn’t beat their way out of a wet paper bag!!!!!!

Tide Rising

November 10th, 2009
8:25 pm

SC Rules!!!,

Bring it on! We’ll play you. We respect USC but sure as hell aint scared of them. We hold a 5-2 all time head to head advantage against the mighty trojans. In the 70s and 80s played you 5 times and won 3 of the 5. The last time we played USC was in 1986 in a bowl game and we won by the score of 24-3.

Ramble On:

November 10th, 2009
8:32 pm

You mean UGAG isn’t playing in a BCS bowl? Oh, that’s right, it’s a rebuilding year. Next year they win it all as usual. THWG! They suck azz!

killerJ

November 10th, 2009
8:33 pm

Hey,” Sucky Dog”,Your Right We Wont Travel To Miami,Will All Be In Pompano Where The Money Is, Not The Illegal Imigrant City.Somewhere You Back Woods Hicks Have No Clue!!

Ramble On:

November 10th, 2009
8:36 pm

Hey Mash a Bug: Tech = smart UGA = dumb azzes Tech = good coaching UGA = Silly Willie “The loser” Martinez. Tech = Great city UGA = lil crappy city in Athens. Tech = great education UGA = no education Tech = NC in 1990. UGA = NC in 1980, 81 or 82. Tech = Great football team UGA = Sorry azz football team. Tech = BCS bowl UGA = no bowl. Tech = great QB UGA = Phallic at QB. Go back to your doublewide and get a BJ from Joe Cox, coz your team, school and city all suck big time. THWG!

Tide Rising

November 10th, 2009
8:37 pm

SC Rules!!!,

Sure. There are a lot of sec homers out there who think the sec is the only place in the country where football is played. That’s just ignorance on the part of people who can’t see past their own biases.

Personally, I think we are on a different level than the big 10, big east, and acc. The pac 10, the big 12, and some other western teams belonging to mid tier conferences such as TCU, BYU, UTAH, BOISE, Fresno, I absolutely don’t think we give those teams or their conferences the respect and credit they deserve.

The only positive for a Bama fan like me that came out of the Utah loss last year was that at least the mountain west got some over due credit that I felt they deserved. In my opinion if the big east gets an automatic bid then I feel like the Mountain west should also.

And for the record I’m one of the few people on this board who likes Pac 10 ball and thinks its a great conference. The pac 10 is wide open and is the antithesis of sec football. While we are loaded with great defenses and decent offenses I think the PAC 10 has superior offenses and decent defenses. Still a great football conference just like the sec. The only difference is that we are top heavy with great defenses and the pac 10 is usually top heavy with great offenses. That’s all.

The single criticism that I have of the pac 10 is that you have to wonder just how strong they are at the very top if one team wins it 8-9 years in a row. To me that kind of one team dominance denotes that the pac 10 has a lot of good teams but only 1 great team. Feel free to disagree.

killerJ

November 10th, 2009
8:38 pm

P.S.,If You Can Find My Million Dollar Yaht I,ll Give You A Dog Biscuit!!!!

Eric

November 10th, 2009
8:44 pm

I love this cold rainy weather. Me and Roswell Ed put on or Auburn jerseys (and nothing else) and re-enact the 2002 Iron Bowl. Anyone else care to join us????? We love to snuggle ;)

Eric

November 10th, 2009
8:46 pm

I’m a “power bottom” ;P

Media Hater

November 10th, 2009
8:53 pm

Wake up people, lots of football left. Florida or Alabama or BOTH will lose this weekend. This thing is going to get ugly this year with Boise, TCU, & Cincy all trying to get a date with Texas in the BCSCG. How will they justify the system after this happens.

FLORIDA'S BEACHES

November 10th, 2009
8:53 pm

Enter your comments here

dawgjammin

November 10th, 2009
8:58 pm

no way in HELL a 2 loss Iowa team gets an at large bid.

Dan Ryan

November 10th, 2009
9:02 pm

I agree with your predictions-Don’t like what they say, but there is a lot of truth in them.

Alabama is the most consistent team in the SEC and they have what it takes to beat Florida. As a War Eagle Dad it pains me to say that…

Many of the other bowls are a toss up and Iowa will continue to slide due to the loss of their quarterback, who looks doubtful for the rest of this fall

bcs champs

November 10th, 2009
9:06 pm

Replace Texas with GEORGIA TECH.

Its CJ Spiller Time

November 10th, 2009
9:09 pm

Clemson will destroy Tech in the ACC Championship game and will win the Orange Bowl. Wished Clemson could play the dawgs because Clemson would rip them too.

Gen Neyland

November 10th, 2009
9:12 pm

bamafan : You are absolutely correct to point out my boo-boo. Of course it’s McElroy that will get beat by Florida. My bad…

NEXT#13

November 10th, 2009
9:15 pm

HBTD@6:55 & TIDE RISING@7:24,SPOT TO BOTH! THE ONE THING THAT HASN’T BEEN POINTED OUT TODAY, WILL BE NOW!! LAST YEAR FLORIDA HAD NO MISTAKE’S IN THE SECCG!! NONE ,ZERO ,NADA,ZILCH!! THE PERFECT GAME!! BAMA HAD JUST 4 AND THAT WAS THE DIFFERENCE!!! HAD FLORIDA PLAYED AGAINST BAMA THE WAY THEY DID AGAINST OKLAHOMA,BAMA WOULD HAVE HAD IT’S 13 MNC!! FLORIDA IS STILL THE CHAMP UNTIL SOMEONE BEAT’S THEM,PERIOD!!! HOWEVER FLORIDA HASN’T PERFORMED AS STRONG THIS YEAR AS LAST BUT THAT DOESN’ T MEAN THEY CAN’T STILL WIN WHEN SUCH HIGH STAKE’S ARE AT HAND!! JUST KNOW THIS…..BAMA HAD THERE HEART TORE OUT AND STOMPED AND IT SHOWED IN THE SUGAR BOWL!!! THIS AS COACH SABAN SAID, AT THE TIME, WAS JUST ANOTHER PART OF THE PROCESS!!! BE ASSURED WHEN BAMA SHOW’S UP IN ATLANTA THEY WILL BE READY TO MAKE RIGHT SOME “UNFINISHED” BUSINESS!!! THEY WILL NOT GO HOME EMPTY HANDED,THEY’VE BEEN WAITING ALL YEAR TO GET IT RIGHT!!!

secrules

November 10th, 2009
9:21 pm

Like any of you Jack Nuts have a clue. I just lost 35 IQ points just reading some of these post. Which is more IQ then most sec fans actually have to start with. Man you people are pretty darn funny, even if you do not have a clue.

secrules

November 10th, 2009
9:25 pm

Oh one other thing, USC and Ohio State do not mind that you have a crush on them, but they really are not interested. Being from the south you just don’t make the grade.

HBTD

November 10th, 2009
9:27 pm

Ramble. Get some help!

bcs chump

November 10th, 2009
9:43 pm

I hope Missy State upsets $aban and his thugs.

dabo daze

November 10th, 2009
9:46 pm

Does that game Clemson played vs Coastal Carolina High
count towards bowl eligibility ?

Tide Rising

November 10th, 2009
9:47 pm

General Neyland,

Mount Cody is still higher than mount rocky top.

Also, I know you questioned whether or not Tiffin could kick without that little piece of tape after the Carolina game. Your reply was “I dunno”. Well, after kicking 4 for 4 against UT I have to say I do know.

Tide Rising

November 10th, 2009
9:49 pm

bcs champs,

“Saban and his thugs”? How many players has Saban had arrested in the last year? Yep. One. And that case was dismissed. How many has whoever your team is had arrested over the last year?

jesse james

November 10th, 2009
9:52 pm

It really makes me wonder why everybody is worried about UGA. Just worry about your team. It just shows the jealousy out there. Enjoy your season.

UGASlobberknocker

November 10th, 2009
10:01 pm

This whole system is totally flawed..and for some reason, it seems the Sugar Bowl always gets screwed (Hawaii, Utah, for two examples)..and they will again this yr if Tony’s projections are right..Cincinnati???Oh Boy. Florida will beat them 63-0. Couldnt Cincy just go to the Orange Bowl and play Tech?.then we could avoid both of them at the same time.

But what do I care? Ill be in Shreveport for the Weedwacker Bowl. Ga vs. some bad 6-6 team from the Big 12 like Kansas State or worse. With a matchup like that, we Dawg fans might need to grab some of that weed before it is wacked.

glad that BAMA is back hated!

November 10th, 2009
10:06 pm

and on the 8th day, GOD created the TIDE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Terrell T.O. Owens

November 10th, 2009
10:08 pm

Alabama only has one week to prepare for
CHATTANOOGA.

UGASlobberknocker

November 10th, 2009
10:13 pm

Jesse James..”everybody on this blog is worried about UGA” because even though we suck this year, we fans still care. Tech fans only show up once or twice a decade when they actually have a decent team. Us Dawg fans are always here and always at the game..the only question is how good or bad a mood we will be in.I can tell you from firsthand experience; we are an unhappy bunch at Sanford this yr.Of 93,000 fans that will be there Sat, about 92,000 are gonna be bitchin. Thats just the way it is. When Tech has a bad year, you guys just disappear and forget it..we just cant do that.

BRANDON POKES

November 10th, 2009
10:14 pm

Gud must bee a gaytur. hE maid da son urjen and da ski blew.

jesse james

November 10th, 2009
10:22 pm

UGaslobberknocker – You missed my point. I’m Dawg all the way. I just wonder why all these Tech fans, Gator fans, and all the others are worried about our situation in Athens. The Dawgs will be fine. But it really gets me why they are worried about Coach Richt, Coach Bobo and Coach Martinez. I believe there is so much jealousy out there.

UGASlobberknocker

November 10th, 2009
10:23 pm

I did not know God wore flip flops and jorts, cheap sunglasses and a wife beater T shirt.

UGASlobberknocker

November 10th, 2009
10:24 pm

hey jesse your right i didnt get too deep in the comments..if youre a Dawg fan sorry bout that chief.

jesse james

November 10th, 2009
10:42 pm

UGASlobberknocker – You alright! Let’s have a good one Saturday night against Auburn and then next week get them Wildcats and then we get to go over to Atlanta and try to shock the world against Tech. I feel like the way people are talking we will be 78 point underdawgs. But you know what, we have shocked the world before. Go Dawgs.

WCJ

November 10th, 2009
10:47 pm

Georgia will accept a bid to the ham and egg bowl this year.

jesse james

November 10th, 2009
10:51 pm

Where is the ham and egg bowl? I have never heard of it but I like ham and eggs.

Tide Rising

November 10th, 2009
10:53 pm

jesse james,

Us Bama fans aint worried about what the dawgs do and aint interested in piling on just cause they’re having a bad year. One down year doesn’t mean anything. I’m sure Richt and UGA will be fine and that he will have them back in short order.

jesse james

November 10th, 2009
10:59 pm

Tide Rising – Good luck to the Tide the rest of the Year. Take care of business and then get Florida. You got a good one in former Dawg Kirby Smart.

Tide Rising

November 10th, 2009
11:31 pm

jesse,

I know you guys would probably love to have Kirby back since I’m assuming Richt is gonna can WM. But I think the only reason we will probably be able to keep him short term is because I think his next step will be a head coaching job. Given a choice I’m sure he would rather have been a coordinator at his alma mater but at this point in time he’s probably looking for that head job rather than a lateral move to another defensive coordinator job.

At least that’s what I keep telling myself anyway in the hopes that he won’t make a lateral move back to UGA! We would love to keep him and as anyone knows nobody really enjoys working for Saban. I can deal with that but it is a fact and for that reason we do have to worry about coaching attrition.

Huh

November 10th, 2009
11:35 pm

I was in Buckhead a few years back and I saw these 2 guys making out on a bench. Up until these last few comments that was the gayest thing I had ever witnessed

Tide Rising

November 10th, 2009
11:48 pm

Huh,

Hope you’re not referring to mine and jesse’s comments. If so then I guess if we just talk football and are respectful of each other’s programs than its gay. Comments on blogs don’t have to be all about namecalling and talking trash and putting down someone else’s program.

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WTH

November 11th, 2009
8:13 am

Hey hbtd,

Maybe you could give Ramble on your psychiatrist’s contact info?

Roll Tider

November 11th, 2009
8:28 am

All this talk about Tebow vs. McElroy… what about Heisman frontrunner Mark Ingram? He will be the single greatest offensive threat in that game, not Tebow. Defenses play to a draw, Bama’s running game wears then down in the fourth quarter, Bama gets one score on D/ST. Let’s call it 20-13 Bama in a brutal, physical game.

Keith

November 11th, 2009
8:34 am

Mr. College Football,

With all due repsect, the only way Florida is NOT in the BCS title game versus Texas is if they lay a total egg in the SEC Championship game. Tebow is the X-Factor and Alabama won’t be able to move the ball against the UF defense enough to out score the Gators on a fast track in the Georgia Dome.

UF 24 Bama 13.

Mark

November 11th, 2009
8:37 am

The Big 10 sucks. Give me Ohio State or Iowa, not both.

Roll Tider

November 11th, 2009
8:39 am

That x-factor ain’t exactly been lighting up scoreboards. UF got what, 27 on Vandy, 28 on Missy St., 28 on Arky, 13 on LSU… and you think that somehow, some way they put up 24 on Bama? I want some of what you’re smoking…

Ellie in Cairo

November 11th, 2009
8:43 am

Auburn 38, UGA 17. Looks like another serious beatdown and no bowl game for UGA this year. Kentucky and Georgia Tech will finish them off and let this season mercifully come to an end.

Why is Mark Richt still here? Could we maybe inflate his resume and shop him to Notre Dame?

Ellie in Cairo

November 11th, 2009
8:45 am

I’ll guess Florida over Alabama, 24-10.

Yellow Fuzz

November 11th, 2009
11:30 am

Since you dogs “travel” so well, I hope you can sell out “State Fair Stadium” (Shreveport) who is running the Coke ZERO promotion “4 tickets, 4 hot dogs, 4 cokes”. I guess you azzholes are “big time” now. NOT! (any more).

Pares

November 11th, 2009
11:59 am

Shreveport? HAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

How the mighty have fallen!

Trade School Junkie

November 11th, 2009
12:43 pm

Here’s my Fearless Forecast:

Florida is going to lose to Florida State at The Swamp on Nov 28th.

PSUfan

November 11th, 2009
2:50 pm

I’ve read multiple articles that state if PSU wins out, they’ll get a bid to either the Fiesta or Orange Bowl. Iowa’s going to get crushed by OSU and they won’t be viable, even though they beat PSU head to head. If thsy lose 2 of their last 3, they won’t be very attractive to a big bowl. Add this to Penn State’s huge, traveling fan base, and you’ve got PSU in one of the big bowls, leaving lowly Iowa looking in.

Terrence

November 11th, 2009
7:50 pm

Trade School Junkie, I think you’re wrong about FSU beating UF. It will never happen, not this year at least.

I’ll say Florida 38, FSU 20.

Terrence

November 11th, 2009
7:52 pm

To PSUfan: You may be right – may I said – but I think Iowa is for real this year.

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BamaMan

November 12th, 2009
4:05 pm

Auburn 42, UGA 24. Another beatdown for the Dawgs.

stephen toney

November 20th, 2009
1:26 am

gatordawg pounder: UF only beat LSU 6-3 or are you HOLD(ING) on to the touchdown they appeared to have scored. While we are talking about BAD SEC officiatiing, the replay booth was unable to count to TWO – that of course would be the number of feet #7 for LSU got in on the interception late in the game against ALA that was called out

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