A rank way to decide conference

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  1. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    Oklahoma's a better team than Texas so whatever method is used to come to that conclusion will suffice, IMO.
     
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    LOL.

    If it was that simple then OU would have beat UT on a neutral field.
     
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    How about head-to-head?
     
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    This makes me sick. But I think the only fair way to decide who should go if it comes down to Texas and OU is the winner of the only head to head game, and that's Texas. Unless you win 1 more game than me, you shouldn't get the nod over me if I beat you. Its really that simple.

    It shouldnt matter that you beat a team 65-0. Mack isnt that kind of a coach. The kind that runs up the score. He just wins, and gets winners to play at Texas.
     
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    I want to agree with you, but it is a THREE WAY tie.

    If it was a two way tie then Texas undoubtedly wins it.

    But Texas Tech still has the same record as the other two, so they are still in the conversion whether they have a real shot or not.
     
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    I stated that if it comes down to OU and Texas, removing Tech from the equation.
     
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    So if Tech loses to Baylor?
     


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    Exactly, to all those who say OU is better than Texas, what if that happens? Is OU now not a better team than Texas just because Tech loses to Baylor? Its a screwed up situation, but everybody knows its basically a two team race and who beat who between those two teams?
     
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    I think Texas and OU are both better than Tech.

    But I don't think that eliminates Tech from the discussion. They did beat us after all, even if it was on the last play of the game, they still won.

    I want Texas to be in the NC Game, and I don't care how we get there.

    But let's be realistic. This was supposed to be a rebuilding year for us and we are looking at the Fiesta Bowl as worst case scenario.
     
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    Oklahoma didn't run up the score, they flat out beat the hell out of us. Plus you would have to be crazy not to score as many points as you can against Tech. I have seen them erase 28 point leads in less than a quarter.
     
  14. TexanSam

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    Not necessarily. If OU goes to the Big 12 championship and wins, they'll be in the BCS title game. Doesn't that mean Missouri gets to go to the Fiesta Bowl or does Texas get that spot?
     
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    Missouri earns nothing by losing the conference title game.

    The highest ranked team would get the Fiesta regardless of division.
     
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    I agree. Let me put this another way because I didn't mean they ran up the score in a disrespectful way. Lets hope they count the W as a W and not base this on who scores the most points.
     
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    I've decided to crunch the numbers to see who has the best stats over the year. Stats don't tell the whole story, or even half of it, but they do give an indication of a whole season's worth of work instead of just the past few games.

    First off, comparative strength of schedule:
    Texas - #5 in the nation
    Texas Tech - #19 in the nation
    Oklahoma - #25 in the nation

    All rankings are for the Big XII conference only.

    Scoring Offense:
    Oklahoma - 1st
    Texas Tech - 3rd
    Texas - 4th

    Total Offense:
    Oklahoma - 1st
    Texas Tech - 2nd
    Texas - 5th

    Passing Efficiency:
    Oklahoma - 1st
    Texas - 2nd
    Texas Tech - 5th

    Scoring Defense:
    Texas - 1st
    Oklahoma - 3rd
    Texas Tech - 5th

    Total Defense:
    Texas - 1st
    Oklahoma - 2nd
    Texas Tech - 4th

    Pass Efficiency Defense:
    Oklahoma - 1st
    Texas - 2nd
    Texas Tech - 4th

    Turnover Margin:
    Oklahoma - 1st
    Texas Tech - 3rd
    Texas - 6th



    What it means:
    I would give OU a big edge in offense over Texas, but Texas an edge over OU in defense.

    None of the teams has played a pansy schedule, but Texas clearly has played the toughest.
     
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    IMO its NC or bust. Winning something is enough for some people, but it shouldnt be with this team.
     
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    I'm not gonna disagree with that.

    I'm just gonna ask, what were you expecting this season? I was expecting a 10 win season, finish 3rd in conference behind OU & Mizzou, and a Cotton Bowl victory.

    So I may not be satisfied with the Fiesta Bowl, but I will damn sure be happy.
     
  20. gwallaia

    gwallaia Moderator Staff Member

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    Screw the BCS.

    College football playoffs cannot get here soon enough.
     

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