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Pac 12 Expansion Hasn't Been Approved

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by InTheBuff, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. InTheBuff

    InTheBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Creebuzz Club Member Club Member

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    Very misleading article. The guy quoted doesn't have a vote, just an opinion. I'm not worried.
     
  3. InTheBuff

    InTheBuff Club Member Club Member

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    "The chancellors and presidents still have to give final approval. Let’s hope they stop this freight train in its tracks."

    opinion yes, but I was unaware it had not been voted on yet....
    What if UCLA votes no ?
    I'm sure everything will be fine or it wouldn't have gotten this far in the process.... it just seems that nothing good has happened to CU the last
    eight plus years so I'm just a bit nervous until I know the votes are official.

     
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  4. Del

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    I think they have to go through with it now because they have already invited us. If they take back their offer the conference get so much bad press it would be a nightmare. This guy is just a PAC-10 homer who doesn't want to change with the times. He thinks the California schools are better than everybody else which they aren't. He's just worried because he knows that Utah already has a good program in place and knows that Colorado has the potential to be great again with the right coach and doesn't want to see UCLA continue to SUCK!! - If it were up to him, I'm sure that he would have preferred to keep it the PAC-8 -- UCLA's version of Buddy Jones. I will love to send both Mr. Young and Mr. Dickey an email when we beat Cal this year and stomp on UCLA when we get to the PAC.
     
  5. CsquaredCC

    CsquaredCC Well-Known Member

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    The only way it possibly gets voted down is if the t.v. contracts don't turn out as promised and it is in fact a "net loss" as the author opines. I wouldn't be all that concerned if I were you.
     
  6. Bone Buff

    Bone Buff Well-Known Member

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    Nevermind, the twitter link was weird.

    Anyway, its the opinion of someone who really doesn't matter.
     
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  7. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    That article is laughable. The sentiment of Chuck Young is exactly why they brought in Scott to lead the conference out of the dark ages. I will lose zero seconds of sleep over this.
     
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  8. Mick Ronson

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    top to bottom, ACC is stronger academically than the Pac. maybe even the Big 10, too. like i used to post, Iowa State is a better school than half the Pac. Get over it Chuck.
     
  9. El Gringo

    El Gringo Pura Vida Club Member

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    fify
     
  10. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    yawn. An opionion of one has-been. Hello McFly, wake up, it's the 21st century now.
     
  11. BuffsNYC

    BuffsNYC Uptown Club Member

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    This is serious! Does anyone know Judith Albino's postion? :rolling_eyes:
     
  12. UrbanaBuff

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    Top to bottom, Big Ten wins this race. Their worst school, MSU, would be middle of the pack in the Pac 10. MSU would also be like #3 in the Big 12.

    ACC is very strong at the top, but has some dumbo schools that water down the average.

     
  13. Mick Ronson

    Mick Ronson Well-Known Member

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    Clemson, sure. reason i pick ACC over the Big 10 is that take a school like CU.....doubled in size like Ohio State or Minnesota with 50,000+ students and grant CU over 30 years of doubled endowments, alums, etc.....and i think the Big 10 benefits here in a way that schools like CU, MU, or even Wake Forest don't. part of the same reason ATM is highly ranked, because they have a hue endowment and 50 g students.....as a professor type....i can assure you ATM is not seen as a destination job from an "academics" standpoint.
     
  14. UrbanaBuff

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    Fair enough, it's fun to debate. The Big Ten has solid depth, but the Pac and ACC are much stronger at the top. It's embarrassing how bad the Big 12 is... good riddance.

     
  15. El Gringo

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    Piggybacking on Mick's point, another factor in the US News ranking that hurts CU is state funding. Not that they are bad schools but look at how may Univ. of Cal. system schools are in the top rankings. California as a state give tons of support to its state universities. Colorado - not so much. So our ranking slides again this year thanks in no small part to Douglas Bruce.
     
  16. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    jimmy... is that you


     
  17. DBT

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    The writer has been covering Bay Area sports since I was 9! :scared2:

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  18. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    I heard the Pachycephalosaurus' had a great team that year. They beat the Dimetrodon's by 21 in the Great Dino bowl.
     
  19. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    How does he figure the Pac-10 has a "geographical sense" when it already spans from southern edge of the country all the way up to practically the Canadian border? And I suppose the ACC has a geographical sense too? :rolling_eyes:

    One valid point he has (although this has nothing to do with the expansion approval) is that if Scott truly wants so market the Eastern part of the country then they need to stop scheduling these late-night games.
     
  20. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    I don't think old people realize that we have these new vehicles called planes now-a-days. I understand being close to the schools in your conference when you are bussing around but the distance doesn't really matter anymore.
     
  21. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    this... + its like an hour further by plane.... between SLC and denver
     
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    Yeah that! ****ing old people.
     
  23. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    Right, and like I was saying, Arizona up to Washington isn't exactly an afternoon bus trip. The only major conferences that make geographical sense anymore are the Big 10 and the SEC, and maybe the Big 12.
     
  24. Mick Ronson

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    when Baylor is your token "private"....compared to Vandy, Duke, Stanford or N'Western....not too good. Baylor is closer to U of Denver in terms of admissions than N'Western. having taught few classes there, people go to DU because they have money and didn't get into to top schools. Baylor isn't even the 3rd best school in Texas.

    for the population, Colorado has some good schools. CU, CC, DU are top US News types. Mines is good at what it does, AFA.
     
  25. Daaah

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    The examiner is trash anyway.
     
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    News flash Merriwether Lewis, SLC and Boulder are both closer to Pullman or Seattle than either Arizona school, and it's not close. This entire article reads like a couple old farts bitching about how much better the world was in their day. I hear this guy is also petitioning the NCAA to ban the forward pass.
     
  27. JimmyBuff

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    No, but I'll take credit for it.
     
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    Oh noes, some grumpy old man doesn't like conference expansion.
     
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    NashBuff CSU Knob-Slobberer

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