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Unread post by WXAPP » Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:13 pm

"The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall."

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Unread post by Yosefus » Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:57 pm

Well said Mr. Lombardi



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Unread post by ericsaid » Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:35 pm

Unfortunately, College Football, especially in the G5, leaves little to no room for error to accomplish something out of the ordinary. The fact that is takes lottery type odds to have a UCF type season for our level versus a 2-loss team being considered for a 4 team playoff is a joke.



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Unread post by Yosef77 » Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:59 pm

There is going to be big changes in the ranked teams above 15. We are not the only ones stumping our toe. Losses include 15, 16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26. They are going to have to rank a lot of new teams this week. Maybe we will still get some votes after almost everyone else losses too. If Georgia Southern Doesn't get in that would be a shame.

Now let pluck some chickens.



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Unread post by NoLongerLurking » Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:22 pm

Hoping for bowl eligibility. Will be in Conway. Go Apps.



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Unread post by DaphneUrquhart » Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:57 pm

I'm looking forward to being at this week's game! #BeatCoastal


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Unread post by bigdaddyg » Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:49 pm

How about we try to win every remaining game, hope for maybe a little help (win our division), then the conference championship then our bowl. We will be highly regarded if not ranked. I’ll take it



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Unread post by APPdiesel » Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:55 pm

ericsaid wrote:
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:35 pm
Unfortunately, College Football, especially in the G5, leaves little to no room for error to accomplish something out of the ordinary. The fact that is takes lottery type odds to have a UCF type season for our level versus a 2-loss team being considered for a 4 team playoff is a joke.
To quote Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan "being hard is what makes it great, if it was easy everybody would do it".



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Unread post by AtlAppMan » Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:48 pm

Our future is bright. Let’s not forget the past but focus on the path ahead. We are young and this will battle harden our team in the future.



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Unread post by ericsaid » Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:30 pm

APPdiesel wrote:
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:55 pm
ericsaid wrote:
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:35 pm
Unfortunately, College Football, especially in the G5, leaves little to no room for error to accomplish something out of the ordinary. The fact that is takes lottery type odds to have a UCF type season for our level versus a 2-loss team being considered for a 4 team playoff is a joke.
To quote Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan "being hard is what makes it great, if it was easy everybody would do it".
The problem is that no one can do it. Literally. If UCF can't do it, no G5 team can. The AAC isn't full of pushovers and all UCF has done is won close to 20 games in a row, including wins over several P5 teams and a shellacking of a likely representative in the ACC title game. Say Pitt goes in to the title game and beats Clemson, UCF wins out. Where does that leave an undefeated UCF?



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Unread post by Rekdiver » Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:14 am

We need an 8 team playoff



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Unread post by Apple@chin1 » Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:03 am

We rise!

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Unread post by AppSt94 » Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:38 am

APPdiesel wrote:
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:55 pm
ericsaid wrote:
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:35 pm
Unfortunately, College Football, especially in the G5, leaves little to no room for error to accomplish something out of the ordinary. The fact that is takes lottery type odds to have a UCF type season for our level versus a 2-loss team being considered for a 4 team playoff is a joke.
To quote Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan "being hard is what makes it great, if it was easy everybody would do it".
love that quote. One of the best lines ever written.



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Unread post by AppSt94 » Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:43 am

Rekdiver wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:14 am
We need an 8 team playoff
I say we need a 24 team playoff.
Much like the FCS. Top 8 Conference Champs and or Notre Dame get a first Rd bye. The remaining conference champs get a home game and play the lowest seeds of the 14 at large teams 13 if ND is ranked in the Top 8. First three rounds played on college campuses with the NCAA paying travel for visiting team and stadium operation. The rest goes into a pool for the conferences. Semis and Finals are played at Bowl sites.



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Unread post by APPdiesel » Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:09 pm

We don't need 24. 8 means every league gets a shot and still preserves the "every game matters" mantra. I don't want to see 3 loss teams playing for a title.

5 P5 conference champions, 2 at large, top rated G5.



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