Skip to comments.Arkansas-Alabama headlines SEC early season TV schedule
Posted on 07/16/2012 11:28:31 AM PDT by KingOfVagabonds
Every year, it happens. The summer winds down near the end of July, and over a couple weeks we get a full dose of college football previews from every conference before teams open fall camp in August.
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I was looking forward to watching the Razorbacks this year with their great QB and top RB returning. Then the coach had to go get himself fired over a young broad. Unless they hit lighting in a bottle with the new coach they will not be as good as they could have been. “They cudda been a contenda.”
Missouri and TxA&M will have growing pains in the SEC, there are just too many quality teams in it to play week end and week out.
But I am looking forward to some great football. I love college football.
That reminds me, I need to buy a magazine about the upcoming teams and the predictions for their seasons. Too bad Street and Smith no longer publishes.
Missouri will do better than the aggies, that’s for sure. Aggie football will be the doormat of the SEC for a few years, if not more.
At the end of last season, I had picked Arkansas to win the National Championship this year...now, not so much.
Last year Arkansas may have had the best two deep raw talent in the conference. But they were also young and did stupid things at the wrong time. Arkansas will continue to get good talent and be a force to be reckoned with regardless of the HC.
I already have USC as one team in the Championship Game, the only question is which SEC will oppose them.
SEC teams beat each other up so much that I am going to say Oklahoma State/USC in the NC game.
If LSU has a decent QB this year, you can’t rule them out.
Bama will be down a notch this year, but next year, they’ll be back.
As far as my Gators, who knows? They should be solid on defense, but the offense is one big crap shoot, plus I’m not sold yet on Muschamp.
Time will tell, sip. If I were you, I’d be worried about how your own steers will perform.
And be assured that some Aggies will somehow manage to obtain, legally, or otherwise, a few alligators and roast them...heck, this may bring back the famed Aggie bonfire..
I am trying to remember the last time the Gators played a game in Texas. Actually, I am pushing my kids to go to A&M, so it could get pretty interesting in our house in a few years.
- Vanderbilt Fan
Oh, and Roll Tide!
They won't be for long, they are recruiting like monsters so far for 2013...the move to the SEC will lure a lot of top-notch players, that might have otherwise gone to Big 12 schools.
Whoooo Pig Soooie
I have always liked Texas A&M. I also like traditions but one needs to change.
You can probably guess which one.
I had and still have doubts about their defense. Offensively few teams could match up but their defense was not top flight.
THE doormat? No, A doormat, maybe. I expect they will be mid-level.
Petrino such screwed that chance, along with the young woman he was also screwing.
Indeed it is something to behold. Quite the venue. However with The Swamp having roughly the same capacity as Kyle Field, I'd say the shock wont be too bad. Heck, maybe even the Gator plays can concentrate a little better since there are beautiful ladies on only one side of the field.
Muschamp certainly isn’t a stranger to Kyle Field.
I think now that TAMU is inn the SEC, they will get more of the 5 star prospects that they used to lose regularly to Texas. ASnd anyone else noticed that since TAMU joined the SEC, nobody's talking about the Longhorn Network..
I have talked to many parents whose kids went to A&M, and they all say it’s the best possible school, and environment for them. Their staff does a great job with prospective students visiting the university. They sold me, and I know my daughter is very excited about A&M, even wears an A&M sweater, she’ll start 8th Grade next month, so it still will be a few years.
With the occasional exception, most of the SEC plays 8 home games, a couple decent in conference games and 4 gimmes against Directional State Teachers College. So even going 4-4 in the SEC you end up with 8 wins and it looks like an awesome conference.
I do worry about UT’s offense...they can’t seem to get a good quarterback, and the o-line is porous and young. I think their defense will be solid. Should be an interesting season with W. Virginia and TCU joining the conference.
the Texas Aggie quarterback, whoever it turns out to be, will be talented but have zero experience. This, against the speed of SEC defenses means having to grow up fast.
The D-line is thin, an on account of that, it will be young too.
Jackson seems to have the team in the best physical shape I’ve ever seen, and Sumlin has buy-in, but I think 8 wins this season is probably the upper limit. The fall cannot come soon enough. Anxious to see how they play.
On the bright side, Sumlin is recruiting lights out.
I hope this is accurate. But I looked it up and the last gane Florida played in Texas was in the Bluebonnet Bowl versus Arkansas on 12/31/82.
The last regular season game they played in Texas was at University Of Houston on 09/15/79.
I do know that 1992 is the last time the Gators played a regular season non-conference game outside of the State of Florida, against Syracuse.
Charlie Pell's first game as I recall, of course 1979 was a year to forget for Gator fans.
Now their offense is as good as any around, really, but at some point you have to stop the other team and you need your coach to prepare you to win the really big games. John L Smith v Satan? Please. Damn shame.
Petrino’s peccadillo was a huge set-back for the Hogs. It was a heartbreaker when I heard about it. Smith is not a bad coach but you are right about the level of coaching he will have to go against.
No woman is worth committing adultery for.
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