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Power 6 Conference

Unread post by appstatealum » Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:48 pm

Watching this Ark State v Tulsa game.... has anyone seen the American Athletic Conference running their “The Power 6 Conference” commercials? They are feeling their oats. I won’t lie, I’d love to be in their conference over the SunBelt....



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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by moonshine » Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:54 pm

They have some solid teams but they have their trash too. UAB beat Tulame today. Tulsa, UCONN and SMU aren’t raising any eyebrows. The Pirates down east have been pretty poor since entering the league as well.

I don’t knock the conference for pushing the P6 narrative but the AAC fan boys make me hope they all get stomped.


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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by NavyApp » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:05 pm

moonshine wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:54 pm
They have some solid teams but they have their trash too. UAB beat Tulame today. Tulsa, UCONN and SMU aren’t raising any eyebrows. The Pirates down east have been pretty poor since entering the league as well.

I don’t knock the conference for pushing the P6 narrative but the AAC fan boys make me hope they all get stomped.
As someone from Down East, North Carolina I take issue with this. Greenville has never been nor will ever be Down East. I know not many people know what actually is Down East but ill make it as simple as I can. Once you take the right at the stop light in Beaufort by East Carteret and go over the North River bridge then and only then have you entered Down East. Sorry to be off topic but we just got hammered by a hurricane and I don't want to be lumped in with Greenville...bc it's Greenville.


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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by appstatealum » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:37 pm

moonshine wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:54 pm
They have some solid teams but they have their trash too. UAB beat Tulame today. Tulsa, UCONN and SMU aren’t raising any eyebrows. The Pirates down east have been pretty poor since entering the league as well.

I don’t knock the conference for pushing the P6 narrative but the AAC fan boys make me hope they all get stomped.
My response to my wife was similar after watching the commercial, I said “I hope Ark State beats Tulsa down”



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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by Longrifle28 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:43 pm

NavyApp wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:05 pm
moonshine wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:54 pm
They have some solid teams but they have their trash too. UAB beat Tulame today. Tulsa, UCONN and SMU aren’t raising any eyebrows. The Pirates down east have been pretty poor since entering the league as well.

I don’t knock the conference for pushing the P6 narrative but the AAC fan boys make me hope they all get stomped.
As someone from Down East, North Carolina I take issue with this. Greenville has never been nor will ever be Down East. I know not many people know what actually is Down East but ill make it as simple as I can. Once you take the right at the stop light in Beaufort by East Carteret and go over the North River bridge then and only then have you entered Down East. Sorry to be off topic but we just got hammered by a hurricane and I don't want to be lumped in with Greenville...bc it's Greenville.
You sir are correct!


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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by AppinVA » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:00 pm

Longrifle28 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:43 pm
NavyApp wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:05 pm
moonshine wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:54 pm
They have some solid teams but they have their trash too. UAB beat Tulame today. Tulsa, UCONN and SMU aren’t raising any eyebrows. The Pirates down east have been pretty poor since entering the league as well.

I don’t knock the conference for pushing the P6 narrative but the AAC fan boys make me hope they all get stomped.
As someone from Down East, North Carolina I take issue with this. Greenville has never been nor will ever be Down East. I know not many people know what actually is Down East but ill make it as simple as I can. Once you take the right at the stop light in Beaufort by East Carteret and go over the North River bridge then and only then have you entered Down East. Sorry to be off topic but we just got hammered by a hurricane and I don't want to be lumped in with Greenville...bc it's Greenville.
You sir are correct!
Ha! I consider Albemarle to be Down East.


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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by NavyApp » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:05 pm

AppinVA wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:00 pm
Longrifle28 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:43 pm
NavyApp wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:05 pm
moonshine wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:54 pm
They have some solid teams but they have their trash too. UAB beat Tulame today. Tulsa, UCONN and SMU aren’t raising any eyebrows. The Pirates down east have been pretty poor since entering the league as well.

I don’t knock the conference for pushing the P6 narrative but the AAC fan boys make me hope they all get stomped.
As someone from Down East, North Carolina I take issue with this. Greenville has never been nor will ever be Down East. I know not many people know what actually is Down East but ill make it as simple as I can. Once you take the right at the stop light in Beaufort by East Carteret and go over the North River bridge then and only then have you entered Down East. Sorry to be off topic but we just got hammered by a hurricane and I don't want to be lumped in with Greenville...bc it's Greenville.
You sir are correct!
Ha! I consider Albemarle to be Down East.
Well then you would be incorrect, with all due respect. And I did say with all due respect!


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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by AppinVA » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:13 pm

NavyApp wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:05 pm
AppinVA wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:00 pm
Longrifle28 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:43 pm
NavyApp wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:05 pm
moonshine wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:54 pm
They have some solid teams but they have their trash too. UAB beat Tulame today. Tulsa, UCONN and SMU aren’t raising any eyebrows. The Pirates down east have been pretty poor since entering the league as well.

I don’t knock the conference for pushing the P6 narrative but the AAC fan boys make me hope they all get stomped.
As someone from Down East, North Carolina I take issue with this. Greenville has never been nor will ever be Down East. I know not many people know what actually is Down East but ill make it as simple as I can. Once you take the right at the stop light in Beaufort by East Carteret and go over the North River bridge then and only then have you entered Down East. Sorry to be off topic but we just got hammered by a hurricane and I don't want to be lumped in with Greenville...bc it's Greenville.
You sir are correct!
Ha! I consider Albemarle to be Down East.
Well then you would be incorrect, with all due respect. And I did say with all due respect!
My ex was from MHC, so I was given a crash course in what was Down East forever ago.


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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by NavyApp » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:16 pm

AppinVA wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:13 pm
NavyApp wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:05 pm
AppinVA wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:00 pm
Longrifle28 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:43 pm
NavyApp wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:05 pm


As someone from Down East, North Carolina I take issue with this. Greenville has never been nor will ever be Down East. I know not many people know what actually is Down East but ill make it as simple as I can. Once you take the right at the stop light in Beaufort by East Carteret and go over the North River bridge then and only then have you entered Down East. Sorry to be off topic but we just got hammered by a hurricane and I don't want to be lumped in with Greenville...bc it's Greenville.
You sir are correct!
Ha! I consider Albemarle to be Down East.
Well then you would be incorrect, with all due respect. And I did say with all due respect!
My ex was from MHC, so I was given a crash course in what was Down East forever ago.
Lol well she's from good ol Carteret County. But I doubt she had any nice things to say about the Eastern half of that county lol!!! #WHATSIDE?EASTSIDE!!!!


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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by AppinVA » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:30 pm

Yeah. But I always liked Beaufort better.


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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by NavyApp » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:32 pm

AppinVA wrote:
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Yeah. But I always liked Beaufort better.
We would get along just fine!


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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by AppinVA » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:37 pm

NavyApp wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:32 pm
AppinVA wrote:
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Yeah. But I always liked Beaufort better.
We would get along just fine!
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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by NavyApp » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:10 pm

AppinVA wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:37 pm
NavyApp wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:32 pm
AppinVA wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:30 pm
Yeah. But I always liked Beaufort better.
We would get along just fine!
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Even better! Next time you're this way you let me know. I got a beer (or a few) waiting for you.


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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by AppinVA » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:19 pm

NavyApp wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:10 pm
AppinVA wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:37 pm
NavyApp wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:32 pm
AppinVA wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:30 pm
Yeah. But I always liked Beaufort better.
We would get along just fine!
🍺🍺
Even better! Next time you're this way you let me know. I got a beer (or a few) waiting for you.
Will do, but it’s been a while since I’ve been down that way. I do have a hankering for a Super Burger from El’s.


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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by Rekdiver » Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:12 am

When in Boone....everything is East!



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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by hotrod2001 » Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:56 am

Yeah they've been using that moniker for two seasons now. It's smart as they're doing their best not to be "marginalized" with the other P5 conferences. And as I've said before it's obvious the teams in the AAC get a lot more airtime, love and exposure on the networks than the other four and frankly wish whenever the Big XII decides that they want to add to their ranks and poach that conference, the American gives us another look over as a good bullet to reload with.

I don't mind the Sunbelt but the exposure isn't there, despite our darndest to best the MAC and CUSA.



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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by Saint3333 » Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:47 am

Only one conference believes there are six power conferences.

Oh well.



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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by biggie » Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:24 pm

We’ll get the exposure. Win out this year. Beat UNC and USC next year and go undefeated. Starts then.



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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by NewApp » Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:04 pm

AppinVA wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:00 pm
Longrifle28 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:43 pm
NavyApp wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:05 pm
moonshine wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:54 pm
They have some solid teams but they have their trash too. UAB beat Tulame today. Tulsa, UCONN and SMU aren’t raising any eyebrows. The Pirates down east have been pretty poor since entering the league as well.

I don’t knock the conference for pushing the P6 narrative but the AAC fan boys make me hope they all get stomped.
As someone from Down East, North Carolina I take issue with this. Greenville has never been nor will ever be Down East. I know not many people know what actually is Down East but ill make it as simple as I can. Once you take the right at the stop light in Beaufort by East Carteret and go over the North River bridge then and only then have you entered Down East. Sorry to be off topic but we just got hammered by a hurricane and I don't want to be lumped in with Greenville...bc it's Greenville.
You sir are correct!
Ha! I consider Albemarle to be Down East.
Albemarle is in the Piedmont.



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Re: Power 6 Conference

Unread post by McLeansvilleAppFan » Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:12 pm

Being McLeansvilleAppFan I thought SedaliaAppFan lived down east.


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