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Old 09-11-2009, 09:08 AM
 
Location: Fishers, IN
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Arkansas State alum here. Go Red Wolves (although I still wish we were the Indians with the Runnin' Joe mascot). We're still a relatively new 1-A program, and were a top 1-AA program back in the day. Play in the Sun Belt and made the New Orleans Bowl three years ago.

Current NFLers: Tyrell Johnson (Vikings), Corey Williams (Browns), Cleo Lemon (recently cut by the Ravens, not sure if he's signed anywhere) and David Johnson (Steelers)

Notable alumni: Maurice Carthon (Giants), Bill Bergey (Eagles), Fred Barnett (Eagles/Dolphins), Ray Perkins (Colts), Kyle Richardson (Ravens), Ron Meeks (former Colts and current Panthers d-coordinator) and Mike Tomlin (OK, not an alumnus, but he spent two years there as our DB coach). Non-NFL alumni: Al Joyner ('84 Olympic gold medalist, triple jump), Earl Bell (Silver, pole vault, '76 and '84. Today he's one of the preeminent pole vault coaches).
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Old 09-11-2009, 12:06 PM
 
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Arkansas State alum here. Go Red Wolves (although I still wish we were the Indians with the Runnin' Joe mascot). We're still a relatively new 1-A program, and were a top 1-AA program back in the day. Play in the Sun Belt and made the New Orleans Bowl three years ago.
And a pretty good stadium down there in Jonesboro, AR.
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Old 09-11-2009, 03:59 PM
 
Location: Invercargill, New Zealand
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They certainly weren't competitive with Missouri where the receivers were generally five yards behind the Nevada DBs. They weren't competitive with Nebraska a couple of years ago. They made the Nebraska defense look like they were national champions and UNL went on to a 5-7 season.

I am basing MY opinion on the past FIFTEEN years, not the UNR press guide. Personally, as of TODAY, I see Nevada as no better than 7-5 but 6-6 is more likely. They could easily be 0-3 to start the season.

In my opinion, Nevada should be playing teams like Toledo, Montana, Northern Illinois, Marshall and the like where they stand a chance of being in the game after the first quarter.
We played Texas Tech well in Reno last year, just for that one big play given up on defence, we had a real chance of winning. I see where you're going though, so far in our first game we've showed NOTHING that we don't already know. But I know that after Saturday alot of people are now starting to question Coach Ault.

The thing with scheduling in advance is that you don't really know how teams will do, I'm alright in us scheduling these sorts of teams but it won't last. I still think we're more than competitve enough to be in Div-1A though.

I can't see us being worse than 6-6, but to get a real assessment I need more than one game to put out a real prediction.

And by the way do you support the Wolf Pack? (just outta curiosity).
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Old 09-12-2009, 09:58 AM
 
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We played Texas Tech well in Reno last year, just for that one big play given up on defence, we had a real chance of winning. I see where you're going though, so far in our first game we've showed NOTHING that we don't already know. But I know that after Saturday alot of people are now starting to question Coach Ault.

The thing with scheduling in advance is that you don't really know how teams will do, I'm alright in us scheduling these sorts of teams but it won't last. I still think we're more than competitve enough to be in Div-1A though.

I can't see us being worse than 6-6, but to get a real assessment I need more than one game to put out a real prediction.

And by the way do you support the Wolf Pack? (just outta curiosity).

I don't support ANY college football team although I have been affiliated with a number of programs. I see a LOT of college football games and have seen most of the Wolf Pack games east of the Mississippi. I was SUPPOSED to be at the Idaho vs. Nevada game in October but my plans have changed.

Personally, if someone held a gun to my head and asked me what team I support, I would say that I would say that my favorite would be the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, a team that has been Div-III National Champion or runner-up four straight years. And when I buy the ticket, I know that I am supporting STUDENT-athletes (in that order).

The good thing about about making in predictions in college football is that I will know if I am right (or wrong) in three months.

Glad to see Luke Lipincott back this year after the injury last year.
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Old 09-15-2009, 02:56 PM
 
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We have our basically annual trip to Penn State this weekend. Should be fun, like it always is. Go Owls.
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Old 09-29-2009, 05:08 PM
 
Location: South Carolina - The Palmetto State
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The Citadel has a great atmosphere - the Cadets marching in and lining up on the field for the team entrance is pretty neat. Great fan support.

I also like Furman - beautiful campus and quality teams year after year.

Quite a pleasant surprise is Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC. Small school (1100 students) but every game I have gone to there has averaged over 6000 fans and a nice facility. 20 bucks for parking AND a ticket to the game is a great deal these days!!
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Old 09-30-2009, 03:13 PM
 
Location: Norwood, MN
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Go TCU Horned Frogs!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 09-30-2009, 04:57 PM
 
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Big first win for us over MAC Champ Buffalo last week. Buffalo beat us on a hailmary last year that won them the division and cost us the division and a Bowl Game.

This week: @ Eastern Michigan
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