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Who are the real contenders for the championship

Posted on: August 25, 2009 4:36 pm
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This is my predictions for the season.  I see Florida easily going undefeated with challenges only from Ga, LSU, and Florida St.   I think Alabama will be undefeated if they can get past Va Tech and Mississippi.  This will set up a rematch of last years SEC championship which will put the winner in the national championship.  #1 vs. # 4.  Now for the Big 12.  Texas will beat Oklahoma again this year and will not slip up anywhere else like last year.  They will go undefeated and will demolish Missouri in the Big 12 championship.  to put them #2.  Oklahoma will be 11-1 but will be #6.  USC has the toughest game they play against Ohio St and will demolish them to be undefeated and #3 in the polls.  That takes care of the preseason top 5.  Now Ohio St will stay in the top 10 until they lose to Penn St Nov 7 and will end up 10-2.  Va Tech by far has the toughest September of the top 7 with Alabama, Miami Fla, and Nebraska but after a 2-2 start should run the table if they get past Ga Tech in Atlanta  Oct 17 to end up 10-2.  If they can somehow go 4-0 in September could challenge for a top 5 spot.  Mississippi has a relatively easy schedule and if they can get past Alabama and LSU could not Alabama out of the SEC championship but I foresee a 10-2 campaign.  If Oklahoma St wins vs. Georgia they should  be undefeated when they play Texas Oct. 31.  Losses to Georgia, Texas, and Oklahoma though will put OSU out of the BCS at 9-3.  Penn State has the easiest path to 12-0 if they can beat Ohio St for the second straight year and dont suffer a letdown.  Should easily be undefeated Nov 7 vs. Ohio St.  LSU will have a disappointing 8-4 year with losses to FLA, ALA, GA, and MISS but is a team that could shake everything up if they go undefeated. Needless to say Alabama is not a lock in my mind for the west.  California, 9-3 again with losses to USC, Oregon, and Oregon ST.   Emotion plays a part in my Georgia prediction.  I call for an upset against Oklahoma St, but a horrendous Sept and early Oct game at LSU it will be a tough start.  However, if Ga can beat OSU, South Carolina, Arkansas, Arizona St, and LSU they should be undefeated when they play Florida Oct 31.  Hoping for 10-2 with an early loss in September and a probable loss to Florida.  Boise State will get that BCS berth if and only if they beat Oregon.  Tulsa is the ONLY other team that can challenge them.  I call for Oregon to win and leave Boise 11-1.  Ga Tech has one of the toughest schedules in the top 15 and I believe they will be 8-4.  Thus my top 5 will be #1 Florida(13-0)  #2 Texas #3(13-0) USC(12-0) #4 Penn St(12-0)  #5  Alabama(12-1) 
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Since: Aug 5, 2009
Posted on: August 28, 2009 3:05 am
 

Who are the real contenders for the championship

Florida knocks off Penn State. I think Texas and OU will both lose at least 1. Penn State will knock off OSU and will go undefeated.



Since: Nov 10, 2008
Posted on: August 25, 2009 5:10 pm
 

Who are the real contenders for the championship

Oh guess I needed to pick a national champ.  Florida will not get two in a row.  Texas wins a split national championship with USC after USC beats Penn St in the Rose Bowl again.


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