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Strength of Schedule. Guess who 117th is.

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by ohiobuck94, Dec 2, 2004.

  1. ohiobuck94

    ohiobuck94 Buckeye Beach Bum

    117. Utah (11-0) -0.464

    And people are hollering to get Urban Meyer? :wink2:
  2. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    link? i have another board that would love this.
  3. Underdogg44

    Underdogg44 Newbie

    What is USC, Okla, and Auburns?
  4. bucknut11

    bucknut11 Defense still wins Championships

    Another reason why the B(c)S is a joke. I read a few weeks ago that they were 95th and falling. It's such a shame that they took strength of schedule out just because last year's media darling got hurt too much by it. I'm sure after the traveshamockery this year, they'll throw it back in. Utah wouldn't even be in consideration with this factored in!

    Every year they recalculate the formula so that it gets them the results they wanted the previous year. Then they call it fixed. It's all crap.

    :smash: :smash:
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2004
  5. ohiobuck94

    ohiobuck94 Buckeye Beach Bum

  6. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    And who's right below them at 116th? Boise State, the other over-rated 11-0 team.

    What?! Notre Dame's SOS in only 37th?! :biggrin:
  7. IronBuckI

    IronBuckI Calmer than you are.

    What was Youngstown State's strength of schedule the year before Tressel was hired? Oh, that's right, he wasn't even D1a. A winning coach, is a winning coach. It's not like he's using upper echelon talent to play against that schedule either. Utah, will get rolled in their BCS game, but not because of coaching. The program just doesn't have those kinds of athletes. If he can get his kids to play within his scheme, and get up for a game against BFE State A&M Tech, then he's a good coach.
  8. bucknut11

    bucknut11 Defense still wins Championships

    They won't necessarily get beaten and that's the scary thing. If they do get in, they'll be playing the big Least champion, most likely Pitt. That's a pretty weak BCS opponent.
  9. DaytonBuck

    DaytonBuck I've always liked them

    Pitt was taken to overtime at home by mighty 1-AA Furman.
  10. IronBuckI

    IronBuckI Calmer than you are.

    That's true. Plus the possibility of a Boise St. v. Utah BCS game is still out there. Pretty slim chance though. So, maybe they won't get rolled, or beaten, but my point remains the same. Meyer didn't make the schedule. He just coached his team to a win in every game they played this year, and most of them were blow outs.
  11. DaytonBuck

    DaytonBuck I've always liked them

    Boise State excepted a bowl bid to play Louisville
  12. IronBuckI

    IronBuckI Calmer than you are.

    Damn you and your facts. Can't you just speculate, like I do?
  13. sandgk

    sandgk Watson, Crick & A Twist

    Another SOS Analysis - NCAA

    Per NCAA Utah's SOS is 94th as of Dec 2.

    Much lauded Louisville is 92nd while Boise State is 79th

    USC is 31st , Okla 22nd, and Auburn is 9th in the nation.

    Notre Dame is 6th toughest, while tOSU is 16th.

    The weakest SOS per NCAA at 117th is Navy (which you may recall had an improved record this year).
  14. LloydSev

    LloydSev DreamWeaver

    That's a seperate ranking though.. that's like comparing the AP to the Coaches poll...
  15. DaytonBuck

    DaytonBuck I've always liked them

    interesting Auburn's schedule is 110 in the first one

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