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Colorado or Tennessee

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by absinthe, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    Who looked worse against the Ducks?
     
  2. OUBuff

    OUBuff American Club Member

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    Oregon.


    Oh, you were probably referring to the scoreboard.
     
  3. VABuff5

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    Butch Jones.
     
  4. BuffNut99

    BuffNut99 Club Member Club Member

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    Colorado played Oregon tougher than anyone else so far, more so than Tennessee, Cal or Virginia. Will be interesting to see if Washington can avoid getting run over. I don't see any reason why the Ducks won't score 55-70 on them.
     
  5. VABuff5

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    Agreed on all points Nut....Oregon will drop 50 on UW by the start of the 4th.
     
  6. zbuff

    zbuff Club Member Club Member

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    The scoring looks eerily similar to me, especially ours and the Cal game:

    #2 ORE 21 7 17 14 59.... 557 yds, 0 TO
    UVA 7 3 0 0 10.... 298 yds, 4 TO

    TENN 7 0 0 7 14 .... 316 yds, 1 TO
    #2 ORE 10 28 21 0 59.... 687 yds, 0 TO

    CAL 0 3 7 6 16 .... 325 yds, 5 TO
    #2 ORE 27 14 14 0 55 .... 381 yds, 2 TO

    #2 ORE 29 14 14 0 57 .... 755 yds, 3 TO
    COLO 10 6 0 0 16 ....374 yds, 2 TO

    I didn't see any of the other games and stats don't tell the whole story, but it seems hard to say we played better than especially Cal. Maybe the rain in that game kept the yards a little lower, but it surely affected the TOs and the scoring.
     
  7. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    Completely agree. I haven't seen the line yet for that game but whatever it is, I'd take Oregon and lay the points. I'm guessing that the line will be somewhere in range of Oregon by 20-24 points.
     
  8. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Even Oregon fans are saying that we played them the toughest they have all year and that they actually had to open their playbook to open the game up. No team scored on four different occasions against Oregon this year, we did. No team made Oregon lose the turnover battle, we did. No team held two separate leads over Oregon at any point in the last two years, we did. And most importantly, we saw their starters in the majority of the 3rd quarter, I don't think they've had to do that once this year.
     
  9. BuffNut99

    BuffNut99 Club Member Club Member

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    I look at it this way... at one point in the 2ndQ, Oregon had scored four times, CU had scored four times, and the yardage was practically even. No one else can claim that they made it a game with Oregon beyond the 1stQ. The stat divide occurred entirely in the 2nd Half.
     
  10. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Even in the wake of a severe ass-kicking, I don't mind examining the broader situation and joining 'Tini in declaring a moral victory.
     
  11. The Ogre

    The Ogre Club Member Club Member

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    I understand theere's some validity on having this discussion, but it reminds me of my little brother (the cs-ewe grad) trumpeting their loss to abalama. And I recall several ABers making fun of them for it... I'm looking forward to the days when this crap is no longer necessary for Buffs fans.

    The Buffs played the ducks better than the other teams, duh.
     
  12. ahoelsken

    ahoelsken Well-Known Member

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    The difference between that game and ours yesterday is this IMO----The ducks are a more complete team than Alabama. Look at the lack of success they had running the ball against CSU (whether or not Sparkles gave some lucky SEC team a blueprint to beat the Tide remains to be seen) and then Ole Miss. On the other hand, Oregon has beaten everybody they've played by at least five tds. I don't believe in moral victories, either, but this is about as good as I've felt about this program in years, for a number of reasons:

    1. We're the only team not named Stanford to have two leads against Oregon in a game.
    2. Brian Lindgren called a much better game against UO than OSU....we need to attack everybody we play.
    3. I know the defense gave up a ton of yards, but how many times did the ducks go for it on fourth down in the first half? At least 3.....I'd have double check the box score.

    To me, if we play like we did against the ducks Saturday night in Tempe, I think we can play with ASU for four quarters, and maybe even sneak out a W. They're a sub .500 football team with a schedule that is nowhere near as tough as it once looked---Notre Dame is average, Wisconsin is at best the 3rd best team in the worst BCS (forget the AAC) conference, they got whipped by Stanford, and USC has a myriad of issues.
     
  13. leftybuff

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    lol...+1
     
  14. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    I saw some things in the UO game that I liked. Strangely enough, the TOP was almost even. This sounds weird, but to me, that means we slowed them down - a little.

    Any time you play a team like UO, you have to find your small victories where you can. Nobody expected us to win that game. We played reasonably well for as long as could be expected and we never gave up. Those are the kinds of baby steps I hoped I would see from a MM coached team.
     
  15. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    I dunno. UDub looked pretty good last Sat in tree-ville.

    Just a hunch that the huskies at home is gonna be the first real test for the quacks. Could be a really good game.
     
  16. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Tennessee is in Tennessee. We win.
     
  17. BuffUp

    BuffUp W.T.T.F. Club Member

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    Price is really up and down during the games I have watched this season. If he could come out and play a game with not so many "duh" moments, they will challenge o.
     
  18. BuffUp

    BuffUp W.T.T.F. Club Member

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    so glad we did not get bitch jones
     
  19. BuffNut99

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  20. HotRack

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    So I see your avatar and wonder who has beaten me to CUBUFFS! Gah!
     
  21. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Tennessee is one of the most beautiful states I've visited. Definitely top five, IMO.
     
  22. SuperiorBuff

    SuperiorBuff Well-Known Member

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    Lot's of ignorance around here in regards to the South.
     
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    tante Club Member Club Member

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    I don't know if I trust your travel opinion. It seems you fall in love with every place you visit.
     
  24. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    I'll second that about Tennessee particularly the eastern part
     
  25. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    I'll throw out the caveat that Memphis is a world class dump. Borderline scary town, actually.

    There are lots of places I've been to that I didn't fall in love with. Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Missouri and Kansas are all great examples of states I've been to that I think suck. Very little positive to say about any of them, in fact.

    I won't even go into the foreign places that I've been to that are pretty rough.

    In all seriousness, Tennessee is a gorgeous state. Nashville in particular is a pretty cool town. The entire Eastern part of that state is breathtaking.
     
  26. BuffWest

    BuffWest Entertaining Troll

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    FOOD CART gets the award, and nobody is happier than me.
     
  27. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Since when do we inject facts into this kind of discussion? And I don't care if they are top 5. We still win.
     
  28. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Fair enough. Typically, those kinds of comments are saved for places like Nebraska and Kansas, though.
     
  29. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Congrats on being better than Nebraska and Kansas, Tennessee (slow clap)
     
  30. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    :lol:

    OK. Fine. Go visit Tennessee sometime. I think you'll come away with a different opinion.
     

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