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Discussion in 'Georgia Tech Football' started by Buzztheirazz, Dec 2, 2018.

  1. LibertyTurns

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    Understand your point, but they had a chance. What about OU or Oh St, they don’t even get a chance to beat Bammer yet mutt gets a “do over” because a lot of people feel that way? GT deserved the national championship in 1990, but there were a lot of people that felt differently. I was overseas all season & returned for that game. I could not believe a GT team absolutely dominated a team like Nebraska. We would have beaten any team in the nation that day despite what all the experts were saying beforehand. Even in the aftermath you had people voting for a team that was given extra downs to win a game because college football is too much of a beauty contest and not enough of a playoff process. You get your chance & if you fail well unfortunately you do not deserve to play a second time. The mutts need to suck it up because this is going to happen to them every year because frankly they suck. Changing the rules doesn’t make them suck less. They will always suck just enough to not win it all.
     
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  2. GTJeff1975

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    Agreed. They got the brakes beat off them by LSU & couldn’t hold a two score lead against Bama.
     
  3. JacketGirl

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    They outplayed them in a game where Alabama arguably played the worst they have all year and had a hobbled quarterback. Wins and losses have to count - they have to.
     
  4. ibeattetris

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    Leaving out an undefeated Notre Dame with best resume in the top 5? You care more about who best uga than who they beat? So you’d put a 4 loss UGA team over someone? Who gave they beat that proves they are a good team? They had exactly two good teams on their schedule and they lost each. Why does that make them worthy of a playoff when there are six other teams with less losses and four with more compelling wins?
     
  5. Buzztheirazz

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    This is actually kind of interesting and I would need to go back and look at ND’s resume.

    I think we can all agree that we need to expand the CFB but why do some of you say 16? I think 8 would be fine and 16 would be too many games.

    Let’s see.
    12 reg season
    1 con championship
    Round of 16
    8
    4
    2
    That’s 17 games!!
     
  6. Buzztheirazz

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    It has been super odd. Def a coke commercial and an eBay commercial.
     
  7. ibeattetris

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    Yes.
    Yes.

    As I said earlier, the mental gymnastics necessary for this is beyond me.
     
  8. AlphaBuzz

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    Alabama
    Clemson
    ND
    UCF

    Four unbeaten teams and all have a claim. You can only play who you play and ND doesn't duck anyone. Isn't their fault that Navy and USCw were down this year. UCF is undefeated two years running. They've beat the dog out of a lot of teams and deserve a shot.

    How do you keep out undefeated teams to justify putting in an admittedly excellent uGa (that's hard to write) team that lost 2 games, an OU team that has one loss that they rebounded from in the conference championship game (LSU/Bama ring a bell?) or a 1 loss OSU team that got smoked by a 6-6 team and got lucky to beat MD?

    Until we go to 8 teams (5 P5 conference winners, best G5 and 2 open slots), you have to put some standard in place; a win is always worth more than a "good loss".

    We have 4 undefeated teams that have real wins and zero losses. Let 'em play.
     
  9. LongforDodd

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    Records obviously who don’t want the best four teams
     
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  11. g0lftime

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    But their season would then have to go through Clemson.
     
  12. joehamiltonfan14

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    Thank the lord
     
  13. year_of_the_swarm

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    Last night was a playoff game for UGA.... They lost.

    Either Ohio State or OU is fine with me, but UGA doesn't deserve it. Doesn't mean they aren't a great team, but they had their chance.
     
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    It doesn't matter to me whether they outplayed Alabama - they lost. And LSU beat them by 20. This should be about who has earned it, not who's "better".

    Oklahoma lost only to Texas and then they avenged that loss yesterday. The committee did the right thing.
     
  15. FightWinDrink

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    congrats you nailed the committee's choice

    but OSU is locked into the Rose Bowl and UGA is locked into the Sugar Bowl
     
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  16. LongforDodd

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    The committee didn’t want a 2 loss, SEC team even though the goal at the end of the day is to find the best team
     
  17. Skeptic

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    You are correct and I was wrong ... but in my defense, not much of one, I did not under estimate ND. I forgot about them. Getting old is not for sissies. I think Georgia is better than Oklahoma and way better than OSU, which has begun to rival ND as the year's most over-rated football team. But to put Georgia in there faced the problem of a 'Bama-Georgia rematch, 3match let's say, as Georgia would have been at No. 4, or really scramble it and say Georgia was better than ND and should be No. 3 -- which I would have gone for -- and get two new matchups in the semi-finals. But really, ND hardly has the best resume. Beating a 5-6 USC featherweight team by one score is not really impressive, though I acknowledge USC's Wikipedia entry is of world class length. Once that rivalry would have been big. Maybe Lane Kiffin finished them off? Anyway, the omission of ND was a mistake.
     
  18. UpperNorth

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    If a 2 loss team goes to the playoff they need a better resume than UGA does this year.

    Here’s a scenario when a 2 loss team advances to the playoff:

    -Auburn loses a neutral site game to start the year to a big name opponent (Washington, FSU, Wisconsin, etc..)

    -Come back and win 3 games over top 15 ranked opponents but fall to a top 5 ranked UGA in Athens. Still win their division.

    -Play for an SEC title against top 5 UGA, and actually win the game.

    -2 loss conference champion, with 4 top 15 wins.

    And even with that, it would still depend on how everything else shakes out.

    In my opinion BEST 4 IN depends on BODY OF WORK. It’s based on a whole season. Not who you FEEL like would win games in the playoffs after the conference championships. If that were the case, you could argue for a team that started 1-3 and then won 9 straight. ‘Nobody wants to play them right now so they’re in.’

    UGA is a great team but they dug themselves a hole, needed to win yesterday, and didn’t. Now the team that they eeked out a win against last year (Oklahoma), who just won their conference, and has one loss gets their shot.
     
  19. MikeJackets1967

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    I hit it on the nose with my Top 6
     
  20. Skeptic

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    This is my nominee for the most insightful analysis of the year. Objective, too.
     

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