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a couple of nuggets from the SI Preview

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Liver, Aug 17, 2015.

  1. Liver

    Liver modded mod Club Member Junta Member

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    i've been away, so sorry if these have been discussed, but a couple tidbits from sports illustrated's season preview:

    1. every coach in the SEC west makes at least 4mm a year. one of them is going to finish dead last in the division.

    2. they think every team in the pac12 south can beat every other team in the p12 south so all are potential playoff teams. except CU.

    brain: we see massive improvement this year and still only win about 5 or 6 games.
    heart: we get a few breaks here and there and we win 7 or 8 games.

    i'm not bracing myself for another complete disaster season as much as i have the past few years. if it happens and it tears off the scabs on my heart, it will be a bad, bad day in Buff Land.
     
  2. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo AnalExplosionDeathMatch Club Member

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    Your brain is smarter than your heart.
     
  3. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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  4. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Basically, most national analysts think CU is probably a Top 40 squad in 2015... and in our division that also probably means a losing record even with 4-0 OOC
     
  5. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Someone will be worse than they think. It is so rarely chalk. And for once, that someone shouldn't be us, goddamit.
     
  6. Fight CU

    Fight CU Club Member Club Member

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    top 40 is better than top 100


    fml
     
  7. BuffUp

    BuffUp Go Buffs Club Member

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    My brain and heart think CU is going to surprise some people this year.
    Will catch a couple of teams overlooking us and a team or two underestimating us. Big improvement will be seen in win/loss columns.
     
  8. SJBuff

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    I think we drop 1 or even 2 in OOC but I also think we will be a lot better in conference play than most people think and still find a way to get 6 wins and go bowling.
     
  9. 4DemBuffs

    4DemBuffs Most admired poster Club Member

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    How about 7 wins? :D
     
  10. Bufffan68

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    Everything on paper tells me the Buffs should be improved, possible by quite a bit. My heart will wait and see.
     
  11. azbuff

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    What is the difference between "overlooking" and "underestimating"?
     
  12. NW Buff

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    If we drop 2 OOC games, this place is going to go into full meltdown mode.
     
  13. Burrito Palazzo

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    Overlooking is when you can't find Orr in a crowd when you're scanning at eye level. Underestimating is when you find out Orr punches hard even though he's a midget.
     
  14. BuffUp

    BuffUp Go Buffs Club Member

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    underestimating = they think we suk like the last century. Overlooking = Looking ahead to their next BIG game vs usc, o, asu.
     
  15. SuperD

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    I tend to agree with the consensus. I think in any other division in CFB other than the SEC West we'd likely have good odds to make a bowl, its just that the P12 South is brutal right now and the schedule doesn't help. Figures Washington would drop off and we'd get Stanford back the year UW is expected to be back down.
     
  16. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    I underestimated the amount my new deck that overlooks the San Juans would cost.
     
  17. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    I like this post.
     
  18. buffwoman526

    buffwoman526 Club Member Club Member

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    I haven't been this excited for a new season in years. I hope this doesn't backfire on me.
     
  19. Fight CU

    Fight CU Club Member Club Member

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    Knock.on.wood
     
  20. buffwoman526

    buffwoman526 Club Member Club Member

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    Every day.
     
  21. Ruckus

    Ruckus Peep my words. Club Member

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    Hehe, way to go, @DesertDawg526 !
     
  22. Duff Man

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    Top 40 is a stretch
     
  23. mdelpizzo_1

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    Connor?
     
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  24. Buffalo Brad

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    Time to be the team that surprises the press. We are coming for the Pac 12 this year and will make some wish that they did not underestimate or overlook us.
     
  25. BuffHerd

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    Overlook= the chance that there would be a change in the original date for the Hawaii game.
    Underestimate= The cost to have ****ing United airlines change 4 tix to Oahu.
     
  26. BuffLuKe

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    Idk why but I'm feeling some mojo with our team, think we will shock a few teams.
     

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