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2016 NCAA Football

Discussion in 'Sports Zone' started by viman96, Aug 31, 2016.

  1. viman96

    viman96 Thread Killer

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    Football kicks off this week for the majority of teams! Who is your team? Who do you think will make the playoffs? Who wins the National Championship?
     
  2. csirl

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    Crowd for Dublin game only c.25,000. 2014 game had 55,000. Unofficial boycott by European fans had a big impact. Organizers very adversarial and condescending towards local football community.
     
  3. viman96

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    Why the boycott?
     
  4. csirl

    csirl Well-Known Member

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    In Ireland (and most of Europe) sports have Government recognised National bodies. Organizers treated them very badly and ran up costs for them, so there was a reaction. The most committed fans in Europe are involved in the sport, used to be or are friends/family of people involved. Once the Irish body withdrew from interacting with the event, its equivalents elsewhere in Europe supported them.
     
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  5. DFWJC

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    Good game in Houston so far..OU leads UH 17-13 mid 2nd and Houston has the ball at OU 15.
    OU keeps holding them to FGs though..

    update...lol..FG again

    17-16 OU
     
  6. DFWJC

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    #15 Houston leads #3 Oklahoma 19-17 at the half
     
  7. joseephuss

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    A&M and Texas are watching that UH-OU game and wondering how much they will have to bid to get Herman for next year.
     
  8. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    Ward is the best worst QB Houston has had in awhile! Can't hit a receiver from the pocket but connects when scrambling for his life :D
     
  9. viman96

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    Thank for the info
     
  10. viman96

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    Mich hammering Hawaii. Just turned on the OU vs Hou game.
     
  11. joseephuss

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    Nice TD for Houston.
     
  12. viman96

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    Wow amazing return! Not sure if I have ever seen someone return a missed FG for a TD!
     
  13. viman96

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    OU playing sloppy
     
  14. joseephuss

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    You didn't see the Auburn/Alabama game from a couple of years back?
     
  15. viman96

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    I am sure I did but do not recall the game. Damn I'm getting old :)
     
  16. joseephuss

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  17. viman96

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    OU must be thinking WTH happened?!
     
  18. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Whoa...Houston

    up 33-17 now
     
  19. joseephuss

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    Houston gets a TD instead of having to settle for another FG. Pressure is on Big Game Bob.
     
  20. Achilleslastand

    Achilleslastand Well-Known Member

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    "Big game Bobby" is perhaps one of the most overrated coaches currently.
     

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