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Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by darth-horax, Nov 2, 2015.

  1. darth-horax

    darth-horax Well-Known Member

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    Looking at the schedule:

    2016 Schedule:
    CSU (Neutral) - Sat, Sep 3
    Idaho State (Home) - Sat, Sep 10
    Michigan (Away) - Sat, Sep 17
    Pac-12 - 5 Home (ARIZONA STATE-OREGON STATE-UCLA-UTAH-WASHINGTON STATE), 4 Away (ARIZONA-STANFORD-OREGON-USC)

    What are your thoughts on this? What is your potential W-L record after looking at the first 9 games of htis season?

    CSU-WIN
    ID ST-WIN
    MICH-LOSS
    ASU-LOSS
    OREGON ST-WIN
    UCLA-WIN ??
    UTAH-LOSS ??
    WASH ST-WIN
    AZ-WIN
    STAN-LOSS ??
    OREGON-WIN ??
    USC-LOSS
     
  2. Alfred91

    Alfred91 Your mom's favorite Club Member

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    Utah at home without Wilson or Booker better be a win.
     
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  3. Buffalo Brad

    Buffalo Brad Club Member Club Member

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    CSU, ID St, OSU, Utah, WA St, AZ are the wins I see
    Mich, Furd, UO, USC more than likely loses due to solid upper tier teams on the road
    ASU, UCLA winnable due to being home but just as easily losses
     
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  4. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    The road slate is rough looking right now, but we will see what happens this off-season with potential coaching turn over.
     
  5. Alfred91

    Alfred91 Your mom's favorite Club Member

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    Well, start with the obvious - must beat CSU.
    Probable wins - Idaho State, Oregon State
    Should win - Arizona, Wazzou, Utah
    Could win - UCLA, ASU, Oregon
    No shot - Michigan, Stanford, SC

    So to me, the ceiling is 9-3, but the reality is 6-6, maybe better, hopefully not worse.
     
  6. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    2016 Schedule:
    CSU-WIN
    ID ST-WIN
    MICH-LOSS
    ASU-Win(finally beat those ****ers)
    OREGON ST-WIN
    UCLA-WIN (Finally beat those ****ers)
    UTAH-LOSS (They surprise us after we beat them this year)
    WASH ST-WIN
    AZ-WIN
    STAN- Somehow win this?
    OREGON- Loss. Oregon gets back on track.
    USC- Loss. They hire a real coach. Out played.

    7-5 most likely.
    Sefo wins us the bowl game.

    Montez comes in 2017 as a R-So, leads us to the Pac-12 championship game.
     
  7. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    I think the goal for 2016 has to be a winning season too. 7-6 at a minimum.
     
  8. chitownbuff

    chitownbuff Club Member Club Member

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    Do we play Oregon every year? I know we shouldn't, but it seriously feels like we do.
     
  9. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    We got a poor draw in the rotation when we started the conference we play every team in the other division 8 out of 12 years. We will have played Oregon 6 straight, before we get a break .
     
  10. onealcd

    onealcd Club Member Club Member

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    Doesn't Michigan lose something like 25-30 seniors after this year? They will more than likely be breaking in a new QB next year so we will see how they do out of the gate.
     
  11. SuperD

    SuperD Club Member Club Member

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    To early to tell. With all the potential openings we could have up to three or so P12 schools on the schedule with new coaching staffs in their transition year. Rich Rod's name is coming up for a lot of the eastern openings and if a couple more SEC jobs come open or Strong ends up bailing Texas for Miami then Graham could theoretically be gone as well. Mora bats his eyes at everybody, particularly the NFL, and I wouldn't be shocked if someone made a run at Whittingham either.
     
  12. azbuff

    azbuff Club Member Club Member

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    I predict most will predict a 7-8 win season in the season prediction thread next year, and then backtrack as hard as they can by midseason. Perhaps earlier if we eff up the CSU game.
     
  13. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    Every year people talk themselves into believing the Buffs will win 7-8 games.....
     
  14. TSchekler

    TSchekler Club Member Club Member

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    Hope is what keeps fans coming back year after year. I don't see anything wrong with it, no matter how misguided it may be.
     
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  15. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    I didn't say there was anything wrong with it, just that it is, often, and especially over the last decade, severely misguided.
     
  16. Kuratz

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    My expectations are 2 OOC wins and 3 Pac wins. It's hard for me to make the jump to believe they'll start closing games until proven otherwise. Less than 5 = disappointment, more than 5 = gravy.

    Side note: looking at 2017 (CSU, UNCO, Tex St), that's our year to make legitimate noise.
     
  17. SerenityBuff

    SerenityBuff Club Member Club Member

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    0 and 12. I'm the smartest AllBuffs poster!
     
  18. Bufffan68

    Bufffan68 Club Member Club Member

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    Only 12 games in 2016...you counting the bowl game?
     
  19. Yung Buffalo

    Yung Buffalo Club Member Club Member

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    Coool. Aren't you special?
     
  20. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    Yep.
     
  21. azbuff

    azbuff Club Member Club Member

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    Sorry you can't handle my prediction for 2016. If past performance is any indicator of future results, I will have nailed it.
     
  22. Yung Buffalo

    Yung Buffalo Club Member Club Member

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    You're so smart. I wish I could be half as smart as you.
     
  23. azbuff

    azbuff Club Member Club Member

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    One day you'll grow past your passive-aggressive instincts and learn to just state why you're irritated.
     
  24. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    The road schedule looks brutal on paper.
     
  25. SINKRATZ

    SINKRATZ Club Member Club Member

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    F**k that.

    Year 4 with a veteran team and a senior QB and 5 wins is gravy? If that's the case, we should fire Mac now.
     
  26. Yung Buffalo

    Yung Buffalo Club Member Club Member

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    Whatever you say. You're the king of predictions. Only you would know what my future holds.
     
  27. RalphieSpeaks

    RalphieSpeaks Club Member Club Member

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    Can we at least complete getiing our a$$ kicked this year before moving on to future losses?
     
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  28. FrankRizzo

    FrankRizzo Active Member

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    That schedule looks daunting right now. We need some teams to fall off.
     
  29. aghcsm

    aghcsm Well-Known Member

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    Well at least it won't be possible for you to be disappointed.
     
  30. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    During current season: Next year is the year baby!
    Next offseason: Bowl game or bust
    Fall Camp: 8 wins!!!!
    After non-conf: What do you expect? We're young and we were burned to the ground. Blame the last coach
    During season: Next year is the year!

    And so on. This basically sums up every allbuffs cycle since 2005
     

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