1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Thursday Games - Football's back!

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Buffnik, Aug 28, 2014.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,593
    Likes Received:
    16,207
    (All times Mountain)

    4pm - #21 Texas A&M @ #9 South Carolina (SECN)
    5pm - Wake Forest @ UL-Monroe (ESPNU)
    5pm - E Illinois @ Minnesota (BTN)
    5pm - Howard @ Akron (ESPN3)
    5pm - Presbyterian @ N Illinois (ESPN3)
    5pm - Chattanooga @ C Michigan (ESPN3)
    5:30pm - Idaho State @ Utah (PACN)
    6pm - Cal Poly @ NM State (ESPN3)
    6pm - Boise State @ #18 Ole Miss (ESPN)
    6pm - Tulane @ Tulsa (CBSSN)
    6:15pm - Temple @ Vanderbilt (SECN)
    8pm - Rutgers @ Washington State (FS1)
    8pm - North Dakota @ San Jose State (ESPN3)
    8:30pm - Weber State @ #19 Arizona State (PACN)

    Tonight is a good illustration of why the SEC gets the hype it does. Beyond the national championships, they work hard to manipulate the conference schedule to give the networks great programming every week.
     
  2. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2011
    Messages:
    16,818
    Likes Received:
    4,989
    Interested in seeing how ASU looks in this game.
     
  3. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Messages:
    10,157
    Likes Received:
    1,612
    Harsin at Boise State is a 50/50 proposition and I'm in the "show me" mode there. They had to replace a lot of coaches....


    I think we will learn a lot more about WSU tonight vs Rutgers than we will learn about ASU.
    ASU should dominate Weber St and if they struggle at all it will be because they didn't take them seriously and didn't get up mentally. I hope they blow everyone out and come to Boulder brimming with confidence.
     
  4. J.R. Ewing

    J.R. Ewing Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2011
    Messages:
    13,850
    Likes Received:
    3,582
    They schedule a lot of crappy games but this mix them in well throughout the season. Wouldn't be opposed to the PAC doing that.
     
  5. InTheBuff

    InTheBuff Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2005
    Messages:
    11,243
    Likes Received:
    502
    meh .. ASU will win somewhere along the lines of 53-13 or 53-20
     
  6. CUFan

    CUFan Welcome back Club Member

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2010
    Messages:
    6,956
    Likes Received:
    464
    Kind of an ASU-CU score?


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
     
  7. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2006
    Messages:
    18,536
    Likes Received:
    1,115
    Carolina and Ole Miss games look intriguing. Ill watch those two probably.
     
  8. darth-horax

    darth-horax Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2005
    Messages:
    994
    Likes Received:
    423
    I hate early season top 25 matchups.
    to me, no team has really done anything yet to even BE ranked.

    #21 vs #9....big deal...they're both 0-0.

    However, if 21 beats 9, fans go crazy and ESPN calls upset.
    If 9 beats 21, eveybdoy says it's the way it should be.

    I wish rankings didn't exist until week 2 or 3.
     
  9. 89BUFF89

    89BUFF89 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2009
    Messages:
    1,519
    Likes Received:
    142
  10. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,593
    Likes Received:
    16,207
  11. Buffskier

    Buffskier Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2011
    Messages:
    2,038
    Likes Received:
    404
    This x1000.. unless CU shows up in the top 25. :thumbsup:
     
  12. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2006
    Messages:
    18,650
    Likes Received:
    523
    Yea that is great. Way too many teams are playing games in NFL stadiums with a boring, sterile atmosphere. There's a few exceptions that work like the early season games in Atlanta and Jerry's World, and of course Georgia-Florida, but that's about it.
     
  13. BuffNut99

    BuffNut99 Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2008
    Messages:
    13,080
    Likes Received:
    2,496
    I was giddy setting all of the reminders for tonight's games. I'll watch anything this time of year. I predict that Wazzu struggles vs. Rutgers, Utah does not cover the spread (-41), and Arizona State does (-45 1/2).
     
    Last edited: Aug 28, 2014
  14. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2010
    Messages:
    19,524
    Likes Received:
    1,609
    Not a good sign if Wazzu struggles with a pretty bad Rutgers side playing a very late game
     
  15. CUBUFF80

    CUBUFF80 No Stinkin' Title Club Member

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2005
    Messages:
    11,873
    Likes Received:
    826
    Aggies 7
    Cocks 0
     
  16. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2008
    Messages:
    56,904
    Likes Received:
    4,916
    Damn, those aggies TE's are just incredible.
     
  17. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,593
    Likes Received:
    16,207
    If aTm can keep playing defense like that last series, they're going to have a big year.
     
  18. jcatcher

    jcatcher Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2012
    Messages:
    962
    Likes Received:
    51
    First ad I see on the SEC Network - Hardees flogging their bologna and Velveeta sandwich. Doesn't get anymore SEC than that.
     
  19. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,593
    Likes Received:
    16,207
    :lol3:
     
  20. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2008
    Messages:
    56,904
    Likes Received:
    4,916
    SEC Defense seems to be a thing of the past. Looks like WAC defense.
     
  21. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,593
    Likes Received:
    16,207
    So far, the only thing keeping the Cocks in this one is Spurrier's play calling finding some big plays.
     
  22. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2006
    Messages:
    18,650
    Likes Received:
    523
    [tweet]505112850830856194[/tweet]
     
  23. cmgoods

    cmgoods Olympic Sports Mod Club Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2011
    Messages:
    12,247
    Likes Received:
    473
    Idaho State and Utah has started
     
  24. OUBuff

    OUBuff American Club Member

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2008
    Messages:
    5,193
    Likes Received:
    1,129
    Aggie looks good tonight... killing SC
     
  25. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2006
    Messages:
    18,650
    Likes Received:
    523
    This A&M QB Hill looks pretty damm good.
     
  26. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2010
    Messages:
    19,524
    Likes Received:
    1,609
    300 passing yards in one half against a supposed top 10 opponent on the road. Not a bad start.
     
  27. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,593
    Likes Received:
    16,207
    Yeah.

    Those kind of numbers point to bad defense, too. Spurrier may not have a happy year.
     
  28. cmgoods

    cmgoods Olympic Sports Mod Club Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2011
    Messages:
    12,247
    Likes Received:
    473
    Watching this Utah game and I'm feeling better about our chances of finishing ahead of them
     
  29. SpacemanSpiff

    SpacemanSpiff Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2005
    Messages:
    9,123
    Likes Received:
    2,938
    Utah looks small on D
     
  30. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,593
    Likes Received:
    16,207
    I was just going to post that their DL doesn't look as stout as it did the past few seasons.
     

Share This Page