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For love or luck's sake, Notre Dame will find way to BCS title game
Sporting News ^ | November 5, 2012 | David Whitley

Posted on 11/06/2012 6:32:48 AM PST by C19fan

Republicans say polls favoring Barack Obama are rigged. Democrats say polls showing Mitt Romney will win are a joke.

I say any poll indicating Notre Dame won’t play for the national championship cannot be taken seriously.

And yes, I mean the BCS. It cannot be immune to the insanity that strikes whenever the Irish are sniffing a title.

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TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: college; football; notredame
NOOOO!!!! The only good thing if the Irish are shoved into the BCS Championship is they will be utterly embarased once again on a big stage.
1 posted on 11/06/2012 6:32:54 AM PST by C19fan
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To: C19fan

USC will beat Notre Dame


2 posted on 11/06/2012 6:35:20 AM PST by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: C19fan

Are we talking about the same Notre Dame that took 3 overtimes to be PITT!!!!!?

You must be kidding. It’s going to be Oregon. The game of the Century.


3 posted on 11/06/2012 6:36:21 AM PST by InterceptPoint
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To: C19fan
As always, I'm prepared for a crow pie if warranted, but in the meantime . . .


             

4 posted on 11/06/2012 6:37:56 AM PST by tomkat (Vote today like the Constitution depended on it - - because IT DOES !)
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To: C19fan

Nine-and-oh is nine-and-oh, even if The Irish have squeaked out a couple of those wins by the skin of their teeth. But I think they would be severely overmatched against ‘Bama.... However, let’s not get ahead of ourselves: I think Oregon is the legitimate Number Two right now. And The Irish still have to play USC in LA, and the Trojans, even with three losses, are a dangerous team.


5 posted on 11/06/2012 6:39:17 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Rummyfan

Two tickets available for the BC-ND game at 8:00 this Saturday. 10 yard line.


6 posted on 11/06/2012 6:42:02 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: C19fan

I wonder if that is the same David Whitley that used to write for the Orlando Sentinel. He was the guy that interviewed me for that paper at a anti-Kerry Freep. He was a good guy.

But the Notre Dame thing is just silly.


7 posted on 11/06/2012 6:44:25 AM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: C19fan

No ND in BCS Championship game. What was supposed to be a difficult schedule, at the start ofthe season, has turned into the weakest schedule of the current undefeated teams. With the Big 10 going the way of the Big Least ND’s strength of schedule only has one ranked team so Far, Oklahoma, and one left, USC. Oregon, K State and any SEC team have far superior strength of schedules, plus as this past weekend showed ND will continue to slip as they play Boston College and Wake Forest, while the other undefeated teams play stronger superior teams. Unless the human element uses the demorat playbook and tries to manipulate the polling in ND’s favor. Likely BCS Championship matchups:

Oregon vs. Alabama

or

Oregon vs. Kansas State

or

Alabama vs. Kansas State

ND likely will be in Fiesta Bowl, besides USC will end the luck of the Irish this season.


8 posted on 11/06/2012 6:48:47 AM PST by CharlesMartelsGhost
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To: InterceptPoint

Oregon?

Alabama will play Kansas State for the Championship.

Oregon allowed USC to score 51 points. They won’t catch up.
And I’m afraid that Notre Dame will lose to USC and fall all the way to 10.


9 posted on 11/06/2012 6:54:34 AM PST by RadiationRomeo (Step into my mind and glimpse the madness that is me)
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To: InterceptPoint

Don’t forget about K-State...

MFO


10 posted on 11/06/2012 6:55:21 AM PST by Man from Oz
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To: RadiationRomeo

If you score 60 points it’s ok to give up 59.

I am a USC fan and I have never seen anyone move the ball on them in my 45 years of watching them.


11 posted on 11/06/2012 6:56:20 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: InterceptPoint

You may be underestimating the political pull, and the ruthless will to use it, that the Notre Dame football program has, and has always used.

Hopefully not.


12 posted on 11/06/2012 6:57:46 AM PST by chesley (Vast deserts of political ignorance makes liberalism possible - James Lewis)
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To: Man from Oz

Kansas State’s chances are directly related to Collin Klein returning.


13 posted on 11/06/2012 6:58:07 AM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: C19fan
It's actually pretty funny. Except for fans of Oregon and Kansas State, everyone else in the country wants to see ND get into the BCS championship game:

1.The networks, and advertisers, because a Bama/ND game will be HUGE
2. ND fans all over the country..the famed "subway alumni"
3. ND haters all over the country, and there are zillions..who want to see the Irish get squished by the Tide..

14 posted on 11/06/2012 6:58:47 AM PST by ken5050 (Another reason to vote for Mitt: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will perform at the WH Christmas party)
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To: chesley
You may be underestimating the political pull, and the ruthless will to use it, that the Notre Dame football program has, and has always used.<

You are right about that. But I expect ND to stumble on their way to an "almost perfect season".

15 posted on 11/06/2012 7:00:03 AM PST by InterceptPoint
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To: C19fan

I’d rather see K-State make it all the way if only because their coach is one of the best out there. He does more with what he has than anybody else.


16 posted on 11/06/2012 7:00:52 AM PST by yawningotter
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To: InterceptPoint
But I expect ND to stumble on their way to an "almost perfect season".

From your lips, baby, to God's ears.

That being said, I would LOVE to see Alabama crush the Irish like bugs. I'm just not willing for ND to win any games to get there. As a Tide fan, let me say this: if Auburn and ND were playing, the loudest "WAR EAGLE" you would hear would be coming from my lips. ROLL TIDE

17 posted on 11/06/2012 7:05:55 AM PST by chesley (Vast deserts of political ignorance makes liberalism possible - James Lewis)
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To: chesley

Believe me, this Gator, is the loudest one saying “War Eagle” this week.


18 posted on 11/06/2012 7:07:34 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: C19fan

Not the Notre Dame team I saw play this week.


19 posted on 11/06/2012 7:09:41 AM PST by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: dfwgator

Doubt that it will do much good.

Auburn has sorta sucked all the joy about hating them right out of the room this year.


20 posted on 11/06/2012 7:13:14 AM PST by chesley (Vast deserts of political ignorance makes liberalism possible - James Lewis)
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To: crusty old prospector

Yes, I agree. He will be just fine for this week, if needed.

There is still a lot of football to be played.... for everybody.

Best,

MFO


21 posted on 11/06/2012 7:14:56 AM PST by Man from Oz
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To: chesley

I have to believe they have one good game in them this year.


22 posted on 11/06/2012 7:16:44 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: morphing libertarian

Offenses like Oregon’s are great, until...your opponent has a month to prepare for it.

You’ve got to be solid on both sides of the ball to win it all, because if you give a quality team a month to prepare (and Oregon will be facing a quality team) they will find a way to defend any offensive juggernaut.


23 posted on 11/06/2012 7:18:09 AM PST by Brookhaven (The Democratic Party has become the Beclowning Party)
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To: C19fan

Louisville for National Champion!!!!


24 posted on 11/06/2012 7:18:55 AM PST by RabidBartender (If pigs could vote, they'd vote for the guy holding the slop bucket.)
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To: RabidBartender
Louisville for National Champion!!!!

You're welcome for Charlie Strong.

25 posted on 11/06/2012 7:20:12 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: ken5050

ND has the most fans.

Ask the average person who the best team is, and they’ll say Alabama.

Plus, it would be the matching of two legendary programs. No doubt it would be a huge ratings winner.


26 posted on 11/06/2012 7:20:53 AM PST by Brookhaven (The Democratic Party has become the Beclowning Party)
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To: C19fan
BEGORRA!

The latest Notre Dame game proved to me that GOD is on Notre Dame's side.

Coming back from an 8 point deficit with a combined touchdown and a TWO POINT conversion ... was a modern day miracle.

27 posted on 11/06/2012 7:24:38 AM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: OldNavyVet
But, then again, Boston College is a Jesuit school.

It's going to be a God against God game.

28 posted on 11/06/2012 7:27:35 AM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: C19fan

Yeah absolutely, just like they got embarrassed by the Sooners in Norman, OK on a National stage.


29 posted on 11/06/2012 7:37:58 AM PST by NYCop (In Memory of Maj Francis E Visconti USMC, MIA since 22 NOV 65, but not forgotten)
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To: dfwgator

I know nothing about Louisville football except that they’re undefeated. I’m just a disgruntled pro-playoff curmudgeon.

See:

2010 TCU
2009 Boise State
2008 Utah
2006 Boise State
2004 Utah
1999 Marshall
1998 Tulane


30 posted on 11/06/2012 7:39:43 AM PST by RabidBartender (If pigs could vote, they'd vote for the guy holding the slop bucket.)
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To: InterceptPoint

Say it’s true Shoeless Joe...say it’s true! Holding my breath for my fighting Ducks.


31 posted on 11/06/2012 7:52:35 AM PST by Portcall24
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To: chesley

“Auburn has sorta sucked all the joy about hating them right out of the room this year.”

There is always joy in hating on Allbarn.

RTR


32 posted on 11/06/2012 7:55:24 AM PST by logitech (Who's here so vile, that will not love his country? If any speak, for him I have offended)
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To: C19fan

Notre Dame might have touchdown Jesus, but the Tide have Nick
Sabin and the ghost of Bear Bryant....

Haha... good luck Irish, ..call Les Miles for advise and eat
your Wheaties.

ROLL TIDE!


33 posted on 11/06/2012 8:21:11 AM PST by NeverForgetBataan (I am become Barry... destroyer of wealth)
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To: scooby321

USC will beat down ND like Oregon State did several years ago in the Guests Bowl. Oregon State was much bigger, faster and stronger. It was total domination from start to finish. Oregon State had two first round defensive ends and two future all-pro side receivers.

Notre Dame has no chance against USC.


34 posted on 11/06/2012 9:23:11 AM PST by SeaHawkFan
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To: OldNavyVet

Boston College, a/k/a Fredo College or Bookie College, is a gehenna of heretical filth. God may not care about the scores of football games, but His Mother does. ND to be 10-0 after Saturday night.

God Made Notre Dame #1!!!!!


35 posted on 11/06/2012 9:47:27 AM PST by nd76
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To: SeaHawkFan

Trojans burst under pressure!!! ND will shake down the thunder from the sky in LA in three weeks.

GO IRISH!!!!!


36 posted on 11/06/2012 9:49:00 AM PST by nd76
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To: logitech
There is always joy in hating on Allbarn

There is much truth in what you say. Still, when they are not giving you any argument, what's the point?

You know what I'd like to see? Auburn and Bama both come undefeated to the Iron Bowl, played at Auburn, of course. Auburn leads until the final play when Bama WINS by ONE point on a disputed play.

How cruel would that be?

Rammer Jammer would NEVER sound so sweet.

37 posted on 11/06/2012 10:03:11 AM PST by chesley (Vast deserts of political ignorance makes liberalism possible - James Lewis)
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To: nd76
God Made Notre Dame

And why God stuck it in South Bend we'll never know.

And Notre Dame isn't a monastery any more.

Are the co-ed girls still living across the highway?

38 posted on 11/06/2012 11:12:13 AM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: C19fan

I’m glad the Irish have a decent team, but they won’t be in the championship. I doubt they’ll get by USC which would effectively bounce them from consideration.


39 posted on 11/06/2012 12:52:14 PM PST by opus86
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To: chesley

Fwap....the sound of the air coming out of a balloon. Rolled Tide.


40 posted on 11/10/2012 6:59:38 PM PST by big'ol_freeper ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" ~ Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: big'ol_freeper

Yes. Too bad, but I’ll live


41 posted on 11/11/2012 11:30:15 AM PST by chesley (Vast deserts of political ignorance makes liberalism possible - James Lewis)
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To: big'ol_freeper

And, WE’RE BACK!!

Rammer Jammer, and ROLL TIDE


42 posted on 11/19/2012 5:47:23 AM PST by chesley (Vast deserts of political ignorance makes liberalism possible - James Lewis)
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To: C19fan; dfwgator; Man from Oz; chesley; big'ol_freeper; massgopguy; OldNavyVet; NYCop

43 posted on 11/24/2012 9:35:33 PM PST by OddLane
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