Posts Tagged College Football

Week 5 Top 25

Here is my week 5 Top 25

1. LSU 
2. Oklahoma
3. Alabama
4. Boise State
5. Stanford
6. Wisconsin
7. Oregon
8. South Carolina
9. Florida
10. Oklahoma State
11. Nebraska
12. Florida State
13. Missouri
14.Arkansas
15. Baylor
16. Florida
17. Virgina Tech
18. South Florida
19. TCU
20. Georgia Tech
21. michigan state
22. Arizona State
23. Illinois
24. Mississippi State
25. Ohio State

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My Week 4 Top 25…

1. Oklahoma
2. LSU
3. Alabama
4. Boise State
5. Stanford
6. Wisconsin
7. Florida State
8. South Carolina
9. Texas A & M
10. Oklahoma State
11. Nebraska
12. Oregon
13. Florida
14.Arkansas
15.Missouri
16. Florida
17. Virgina Tech
18. Baylor
19. TCU
20. Arizona State
21. michigan state
22.West Virgina
23. Notre Dame
24. Mississippi State
25. Ohio State

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Week 3 Top 25

 

1. Oklahoma

 

2. LSU

 

3. Florida State

 

4. Alabama

 

5. Stanford

 

6. Boise State

 

7. Oklahoma State

 

8. Texas A & M

 

9. Wisconsin

 

10. South Carolina

 

11. Oregon

 

12. Nebraska

 

13. Arizona State

 

14. Florida

 

15. Missouri

 

16. michigan State

 

17. Ohio State

 

18. Virginia Tech

 

19.Arkansas

 

20. Mississippi State

 

21. TCU

 

22. West Virginia

 

23. Georgia

 

24.Penn State

 

25. Notre Dame


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Nebraskan’s and The Big Ten

I haven’t always been a fan of the move for Nebraska to the Big Ten. Nebraskans don’t know or understand our traditions. I know they will respect them…but now that they are officially a conference member, the talking heads of radio are spouting off about the Big Ten like they have always been members of our conference.

I know that these people are not your average day fans that are learning and respecting the Big Ten schools and traditions. It is still annoying!

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Welcome to the Big Ten, Nebraska!

I hope you enjoy your time in our conference and that your fans remember that they are the new kids on the block, so not to get too full of themselves.

I hope you learn that our traditions are just as important to our conference as Texas was to the Big 12. And don’t mind Wisconsin…they are just obnoxious, to everyone!

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Living in Hostile (and New) Big Ten Country, Part 2

Nebraska fans are nice people. Some of the nicest you will find around the college football landscape. They say they clap for the other team after the game, they talk with other fans tailgating (not taunting or harassing…just talking), they say they don’t hate anyone (except Colorado…a little bit)…

I don’t know if they know just what will be waiting on them in Madison, WI when they go on the road to play their first league game as a member of the Big Ten Conference. I’ve never been to a game in Madison, but it doesn’t seem like too welcoming of a place on tv. Especially if you get down 21-0…but then again, there are not many places that are friendly to you then!

Not only Madison, but as they make their stops over the course of the first two years of their Big Ten schedule, it could be an eye-opening experience. But we need a nice team in the Big Ten, we already have the smart kids of Northwestern holding down that role.

I’m not saying fans in the Big Ten are viscous but it will be a new experience for everyone in Nebraska, because in the Big Ten, we do hate teams and other schools, some of them, A LOT!

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Living in Hostile (and New) Big Ten Country

It has been an interesting road since the announcement was first made in June that Nebraska would be joining the Big Ten (12).

The day the Board of Regents met to vote on the decision, no one got anything done in the office. I don’t know if it was because of me or if it was because we all knew something big was happening just across the street.

While I am a Buckeye through and through, til the day that I die, I happen to live and work in Nebraska. More specifically I work for the University of Nebraska Lincoln.

Yep…it’s true.

And I think it is going to be tougher than ever before to stay the course in supporting the university I work for, on the athletic field of play.

I for one am looking very forward to watching what happens as Nebraska joins the Big Ten and am excited about what they bring to the conference, athletically and also academically. It will also be nice to see the Buckeyes play without having to travel to Columbus.

Patiently waiting til October 8th

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