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It's the first full Saturday of football season, and I don't care.

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by sackman, Sep 5, 2015.

  1. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    I'm not even watching other games today. I used to love college football. It's lost much of it's luster recently.
     
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  2. 14er

    14er “Imitation is suicide.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    C'mon Sacky, you can always root for Byu today.

     
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  3. darth-horax

    darth-horax Well-Known Member

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    BYU will kill Nebraska.
     
  4. L Buff

    L Buff Commissar of the Albuffs Collective Left Club Member

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    College football has always been a "guilty pleasure" of mine (guilty due to the frequent abuses in recruiting, some schools only giving lip service to academics, obvious dangers to players, etc.). Plus I was a CFB fan long before I was a Buffs fan, so while CU's lack of success has certainly abated my overall enthusiasm for the sport, I'll still watch it.

    And it's refreshing to see two schools who take the "student" aspect in "student-athlete" seriously put fairly good teams on the field. We'll see later in the season whether they will excel.
     
  5. J.R. Ewing

    J.R. Ewing Club Member Club Member

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    Still watching. Margaritas going down easy.
     
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  6. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Thanks for letting us know how little you care
     
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  7. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Watching Stanford get flat beaten by N'Western was hella fun.

    I'm looking forward to seeing the Scum Devils expose aggie.
     
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  8. BuffUp

    BuffUp Go Buffs Club Member

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    Comparing talent and schemes
     
  9. BuffUp

    BuffUp Go Buffs Club Member

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    McCaffrey looked good at times...bad fumble
     
  10. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Only CU could have a season effectively over before the first Saturday of the season.
     
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  11. L Buff

    L Buff Commissar of the Albuffs Collective Left Club Member

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    Not be a contrarian ... but didn't we all feel that way back in 2001, when we lost a nationally broadcast game at home to Fresno St.? That season turned out pretty well IIRC.

    And no ... I am in no way comparing the talent on that team to today's team. Just pointing out that not all is necessarily lost after Game 1. The staff in 2001 found a way to make the team forget about the first game and concentrate on improvement. Maybe the interruption in play after the second game (SJSU IIRC) due to 9/11 helped the team put it behind them, but who knows. All I know is that team was pretty awesome despite the loss to "the other FSU."
     
  12. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Even in a best case miraculous scenario we win 5-6 games. While that would be encouraging, we're still sitting at home for the holidays with a losing record. This is one of those losses that stings more than a regular loss. Sure, even at 4-0 a bowl would have been unlikely, but couldn't we have at least dreamed of it for a month or two? ****.
     
  13. lawdogg

    lawdogg Club Member Club Member

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    And as others have pointed out, if we do get to say, six wins somehow, this loss will feel all the more devastating.
     
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  14. L Buff

    L Buff Commissar of the Albuffs Collective Left Club Member

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    And there's always the UCLA cheerleaders. ;)
     
  15. StormTrooper

    StormTrooper Millennial Liason Club Member

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    I feel a lot better today, actually. Enjoyed watching the Jayhawks lose at home to an FCS team.
     
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  16. buffwings

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    Just hang around. Gary Barnett will be coaching the buffs in no time and he'll keep Leavitt as DC
     
  17. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Ok. I lied. I'm watching Cal prison rape Grambling. 35-0 in the first quarter. Goff looks great, but Grambling looks certifiably awful.

    Also caught the last five minutes of the Portland State/WSU game. I now have a glimmer of hope this season might not be a total cluster.
     
  18. 4DemBuffs

    4DemBuffs Most admired poster Club Member

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    :lol: You just posted to show off your new avatar, right? :ROFLMAO:
     
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    Doom. Kill your children and choke your pets before committing suicide.

    Or, have another drink.
     
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    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    I am enjoying being reminded there are competent CFB teams out there...
     
  21. 96 Buff

    96 Buff Resident Commie Bastard Club Member Junta Member

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    That only makes it worse.
     
  22. FChairbanks

    FChairbanks muthaka slayer Club Member

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    are we better than savannah state?
     
  23. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    To be honest, I'm enjoying being reminded that there are other teams that seem to be in a lot worse shape than us.
     
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    We'll see. Now won't we?
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Well,

    they scored 93 points last year on offense and gave up over 307.
     
  26. InTheBuff

    InTheBuff Well-Known Member

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    You don't care about this ??

     
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  27. MtnBuff

    MtnBuff Not allowed in Barzil 2 Club Member

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    Have enjoyed watching football much of the day, burned out my frustration by staining the front deck this morning. To tired to still be pissed.

    By the way Sacky, a better choice for your avitar, or at least your sig.
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  28. Idot Buff

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    Well, too bad you and I will have to listen to these insufferable Aggie Doosh monkeys after they trashed the Scum Devils...

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  29. JPinCO

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    I'm at a weekend wedding in Light-My-Fart Lake, Nebraaka. I had the pleasure of watching ~10 Nubbies grab their heads all at once when that Hail Mary scored today. That helped my mood immensely.
     
  30. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    That's a beautiful thing. No doubt. I admit I got sucked back in during the course of the day.
     

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