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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby Skidmark on Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:56 pm

Detroit would appear to be the likely destination at this point... According to McMurphy, Pitt/Stanford are El Paso bound and Va Tech is Annapolis bound.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby Corporal Funishment on Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:14 pm

We are playing Boise State in a bowl I've never heard of in Fort Worth on Dec 26.

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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby 2013CommAve on Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:14 pm

First Responders Bowl vs Boise in Dallas.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby DomingoOrtiz on Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:19 pm

Corporal Funishment wrote:We are playing Boise State in a bowl I've never heard of in Fort Worth on Dec 26.

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1. Better than Detroit;
b. It is nice to go somewhere different;
iii. As others have said, we are in no position to complain after another 7 win season and losing the last 3.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby HJS on Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:20 pm

Ha ha ha ... Daz couldn’t land an ACC tie-in bowl.

Looks like it is a brand new bowl (because we don’t have enough) that has the last pick of Big10 and CUSA... neither of whom had enough teams to trickle down to this bowl. While better than Detroit and an interesting matchup, it is the you get what you deserve for a program that is happy with 7-6.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby Eagle1999 on Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:23 pm

7-6 it is.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby eagle33 on Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:26 pm

I suddenly got the urge to order a large peppi.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby BC923 on Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:27 pm

Daz was probably hoping for Western Michigan in Detroit, at least he could win that. No way he avoids 7-6 now against a pretty good Boise State team.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby Eagle1999 on Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:28 pm

And a 4th loss in a row...
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby HJS on Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:47 pm

This would’ve been the year to go to Detroit. GT is playing Minnesota an interesting matchup.

NCS has TAMU in Gator
Auburn has Purdue in Nashville
UVA plays SCarolina in Belk
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby Onyx Blackman on Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:51 pm

First time since 1984 we're playing in the Cotton Bowl. Congratulations to Daz for bring the program back to the great heights of the Flutie years.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby ATLeagle on Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:54 pm

I am happy for the players. It is not every Christmas that you get a VIP tour of the Texas School Book Depository.
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Bowl projections

Postby DomingoOrtiz on Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:22 pm

HJS wrote:This would’ve been the year to go to Detroit. GT is playing Minnesota an interesting matchup.

NCS has TAMU in Gator
Auburn has Purdue in Nashville
UVA plays SCarolina in Belk


Miami v Wisc in Pinstripe

Miami & UVA had the same ACC and overall records as BC
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby claver2010 on Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:26 pm

Well done by bc marketing it as the cotton bowl

Will be nice to finally play Boise state on a neutral field
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Bowl projections

Postby DomingoOrtiz on Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:52 pm

DomingoOrtiz wrote:
Corporal Funishment wrote:We are playing Boise State in a bowl I've never heard of in Fort Worth on Dec 26.

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1. Better than Detroit;
b. It is nice to go somewhere different;
iii. As others have said, we are in no position to complain after another 7 win season and losing the last 3.



Its also nice to be playing a ranked team.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby HJS on Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:54 pm

The First Responders Bowl is a phoenix rising from the ashes of the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl... which succeeded the TicketCity Bowl... which was created because the Cotton Bowl lost the Cotton Bowl to Jerry's AT&T Cowboys Stadium.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby PhillyandBCEagles on Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:55 pm

claver2010 wrote:Well done by bc marketing it as the cotton bowl

Will be nice to finally play Boise state on a neutral field


If they're the designated home team and we win, do we get to finally say we beat them at their place?
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Re: Bowl projections

Postby HJS on Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:57 pm

DomingoOrtiz wrote:
HJS wrote:UVA plays SCarolina in Belk

Miami v Wisc in Pinstripe

Miami & UVA had the same ACC and overall records as BC

Pinstripe was out based upon the Yankees thinking it would be nice to allow another ACC team a chance to play there.
Belk was out as soon as they had a chance at a State school.

Don't like it? Win more.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby DomingoOrtiz on Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:58 pm

PhillyandBCEagles wrote:
claver2010 wrote:Well done by bc marketing it as the cotton bowl

Will be nice to finally play Boise state on a neutral field


If they're the designated home team


They are
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby MilitantEagle on Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:01 pm

Weather wise, unless you're going to Florida or California, it really doesn't make that much of a difference. They're playing a ranked team and don't have to go to Detroit or play outside in NY. Could be worse.
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Re: Bowl projections

Postby DomingoOrtiz on Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:09 pm

HJS wrote:
DomingoOrtiz wrote:
HJS wrote:UVA plays SCarolina in Belk

Miami v Wisc in Pinstripe

Miami & UVA had the same ACC and overall records as BC

Pinstripe was out based upon the Yankees thinking it would be nice to allow another ACC team a chance to play there.
Belk was out as soon as they had a chance at a State school.

Don't like it? Win more.


Nope, good result for this team. Anyone know why the ACC isn't in Music City?
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby tallsy on Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:27 pm

Gator and Music City can switch. Music City wanted Auburn.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby TobaccoRoadEagle on Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:11 pm

anyone else hoping first responders bowl means the first responder can have thinskin’s job?
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby RegalBCeagle on Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:39 am

ATLeagle wrote:I am happy for the players. It is not every Christmas that you get a VIP tour of the Texas School Book Depository.


They can go here as well:

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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby HJS on Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:45 am

Fort Worth (both Stockyard and downtown) is a good trip. The problem with the game is not the location... and not even the dirty, dirty Basque program we have as an opponent. The only issue is (a) the date and (b) the optics of us again failing to land an ACC affiliated bowl.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby DavidGordonsFoot on Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:27 am

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I think the location and opponent are decent considering it was another 7 win season. The day and time is horrendous and for people in the northeast it is nearly impossible to attend unless you're willing to fly on Christmas.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby PhillyandBCEagles on Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:39 am

The date sucks but both the location and opponent are better than any of the non tier 1 ACC bowls.
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Re: ESPN Bowl projections

Postby hansen on Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:42 pm

HANSENPOST :shrug

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