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We got 124th. Can't expect much from a transition team, and can't wait to prove them wrong!
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04-23-2014 10:26 AM
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Well, we gotta start somewhere .
Like they say, "it ain't how you start, it's how you finish.
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04-23-2014 10:35 AM
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It's fun to talk about and good ammunition, but otherwise it's a useless article likely written with little effort thus far. Perhaps the writer will stress out more over whether or not he should rank Virginia over Vanderbilt or something. In the end, I guarantee both of us will wind up ranked higher than #124 or #126, but I wouldn't count on a miracle season by any means.
04-23-2014 10:41 AM
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(04-23-2014 10:41 AM)pjc1979 Wrote:  It's fun to talk about and good ammunition, but otherwise it's a useless article likely written with little effort thus far. Perhaps the writer will stress out more over whether or not he should rank Virginia over Vanderbilt or something. In the end, I guarantee both of us will wind up ranked higher than #124 or #126, but I wouldn't count on a miracle season by any means.

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04-23-2014 10:44 AM
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(04-23-2014 10:44 AM)Check Yosef Wrote:  
(04-23-2014 10:41 AM)pjc1979 Wrote:  It's fun to talk about and good ammunition, but otherwise it's a useless article likely written with little effort thus far. Perhaps the writer will stress out more over whether or not he should rank Virginia over Vanderbilt or something. In the end, I guarantee both of us will wind up ranked higher than #124 or #126, but I wouldn't count on a miracle season by any means.

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Good point, no post-season for either of us!
04-23-2014 10:46 AM
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problem is you have to do well multiple years in order to get a decent ranking. UL is close to cracking that top 25 (so is stAte), but if you start so low it just makes it harder to reach. You don't get the benefit of the doubt like some other schools get simply based on their prestige. So having a good to great year now will help even more with a follow up great year. Make some noise this year and then run riot next year (or hopefully multiple years).

I don't see either appy or GS finishing anywhere near this low and we will both have people talking about next season for sure. Expect great things, hope I'm not too disappointed.
04-23-2014 10:56 AM
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A legitimate reason why many people feel the human ranking system is biased is because of just such issues. Particularly in the pre-season, reputation carries a big weight in polls and rankings. It takes a lot to overcome, but consistency is key to respectability. It will take time to build at the FBS level.
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I think FSU was ranked 15th last year so....
04-23-2014 11:23 AM
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(04-23-2014 11:23 AM)panama Wrote:  I think FSU was ranked 15th last year so....

You did not mention that Georgia State is ranked 128th

FIU .. 127th

App State... 126th

Hawaii ...... 125th
04-23-2014 02:00 PM
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(04-23-2014 10:56 AM)trueeagle98 Wrote:  problem is you have to do well multiple years in order to get a decent ranking. UL is close to cracking that top 25 (so is stAte), but if you start so low it just makes it harder to reach. You don't get the benefit of the doubt like some other schools get simply based on their prestige. So having a good to great year now will help even more with a follow up great year. Make some noise this year and then run riot next year (or hopefully multiple years).

I don't see either appy or GS finishing anywhere near this low and we will both have people talking about next season for sure. Expect great things, hope I'm not too disappointed.




I would agree if your coaches had stayed and the triple option was your offense. With the changes you have, I do expect you to be 95+ this season. Believe you will see a big difference with your offense.
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(04-23-2014 02:27 PM)Florida Red Wolf Wrote:  
(04-23-2014 10:56 AM)trueeagle98 Wrote:  problem is you have to do well multiple years in order to get a decent ranking. UL is close to cracking that top 25 (so is stAte), but if you start so low it just makes it harder to reach. You don't get the benefit of the doubt like some other schools get simply based on their prestige. So having a good to great year now will help even more with a follow up great year. Make some noise this year and then run riot next year (or hopefully multiple years).

I don't see either appy or GS finishing anywhere near this low and we will both have people talking about next season for sure. Expect great things, hope I'm not too disappointed.




I would agree if your coaches had stayed and the triple option was your offense. With the changes you have, I do expect you to be 95+ this season. Believe you will see a big difference with your offense.

I know what you mean. As much as I'm behind Coach Fritz, I can't help but sulk over losing our 3-O for this transition. I just shake my head and think "If only".

Maybe we will win a bunch anyway - Hope so.
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(04-23-2014 07:08 PM)The4thOption Wrote:  
(04-23-2014 02:27 PM)Florida Red Wolf Wrote:  
(04-23-2014 10:56 AM)trueeagle98 Wrote:  problem is you have to do well multiple years in order to get a decent ranking. UL is close to cracking that top 25 (so is stAte), but if you start so low it just makes it harder to reach. You don't get the benefit of the doubt like some other schools get simply based on their prestige. So having a good to great year now will help even more with a follow up great year. Make some noise this year and then run riot next year (or hopefully multiple years).

I don't see either appy or GS finishing anywhere near this low and we will both have people talking about next season for sure. Expect great things, hope I'm not too disappointed.




I would agree if your coaches had stayed and the triple option was your offense. With the changes you have, I do expect you to be 95+ this season. Believe you will see a big difference with your offense.

I know what you mean. As much as I'm behind Coach Fritz, I can't help but sulk over losing our 3-O for this transition. I just shake my head and think "If only".

Maybe we will win a bunch anyway - Hope so.

I feel your pain,The4thOption! Giving up on the Spread Triple Option not only upset me but has me worried. Now we will be running the semi-secret Quad Option. My, my Sun Belt, beware the Quad!05-mafia04-cheers
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04-24-2014 01:06 PM
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Just hope this is not the beginning of three coach roulette for GS. That was a miserable time for you guys.
Doubt it is, but have to think of the black hole period.
04-24-2014 03:04 PM
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(04-24-2014 03:04 PM)GoApps70 Wrote:  Just hope this is not the beginning of three coach roulette for GS. That was a miserable time for you guys.
Doubt it is, but have to think of the black hole period.

Totally different situation.
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