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RE: Week 5 predictions
(09-26-2016 06:52 PM)TroyFootball05 Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 06:41 PM)USAJag2011 Wrote:  Except Idaho will be giving you everything they have. Clemson was using a limited playbook (as most teams in their position do). Troy also allows a lot of passing yards.

We have the best pass defense in the SBC right now at 6.4 yards per play, 10 INTs, 32 passes defended and 22 pass breakups.

We nearly double everyone else in those last three stats and we've played #2 Clemson and C-USA West Champ Southern Miss.

Opponents have attempted 181 passes on Troy's defense. The most in the league by a long shot. Consider Georgia State, with 68 pass attempts! and South Alabama at 86! The closest to Troy is Idaho whose opponents have attempted 139 passes. Troy is selling out to stop the run vs big time running teams like Clemson, Southern Miss, and Larry Rose's New Mexico State, and it's worked. We're taking away the run options and opponents are forced to throw the ball way more than they normally would. Idaho has no such back and won't get near as many passing yards. The game plan will be much different. You're not going to run on Troy's defense, and we're not giving you much room if you throw the ball either. If you don't have a great ground game, you won't get many yards at all.

http://www.cfbstats.com/2016/leader/818/...ort01.html
http://www.cfbstats.com/2016/leader/818/...ort04.html

Thats really impressive. I had no idea we were doing that well TBH.
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RE: Week 5 predictions
(09-26-2016 07:00 PM)TroyFootball05 Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 06:48 PM)LatahCounty Wrote:  What are the biggest differences between Troy 2015 and Troy 2016?

Second year under proven P5 coordinators and assistant coaches. This team doesn't make near as many mistakes. Offensive and Defensive lines are bigger, longer, and stronger. Jordan Chunn took a medical redshirt last year and came back an absolute beast. He's been a huge part of our success at 6'1" 231 behind a 6'4"+ 300+ line. True freshman Jabir Frye at only 5'5" has made huge plays for Troy. He was a sleeper as Neal Brown puts it. He will be the fastest player on the field. He's blocked a punt that was returned for a TD, returned a kick for a TD, and outran the entire Clemson defense on 4th down for a TD.

The biggest difference is how opportunistic we are. We have 10 picks already and have capitalized on a ton of opponent special team miscues. The offense line is much improved and has only allowed one sack all year, by Clemson.

Those numbers are great, but the biggest issue with that is sustainability. You can't count on turnovers (and to a lesser degree, PBU) to continue all season.

Arkansas State had all of the turnover and special teams luck in the world last year (remember the USA game?), but when it dried up, things fell off big time.
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RE: Week 5 predictions
(09-26-2016 08:37 PM)Klak Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 07:00 PM)TroyFootball05 Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 06:48 PM)LatahCounty Wrote:  What are the biggest differences between Troy 2015 and Troy 2016?

Second year under proven P5 coordinators and assistant coaches. This team doesn't make near as many mistakes. Offensive and Defensive lines are bigger, longer, and stronger. Jordan Chunn took a medical redshirt last year and came back an absolute beast. He's been a huge part of our success at 6'1" 231 behind a 6'4"+ 300+ line. True freshman Jabir Frye at only 5'5" has made huge plays for Troy. He was a sleeper as Neal Brown puts it. He will be the fastest player on the field. He's blocked a punt that was returned for a TD, returned a kick for a TD, and outran the entire Clemson defense on 4th down for a TD.

The biggest difference is how opportunistic we are. We have 10 picks already and have capitalized on a ton of opponent special team miscues. The offense line is much improved and has only allowed one sack all year, by Clemson.

Those numbers are great, but the biggest issue with that is sustainability. You can't count on turnovers (and to a lesser degree, PBU) to continue all season.

Arkansas State had all of the turnover and special teams luck in the world last year (remember the USA game?), but when it dried up, things fell off big time.

Who's to say Troy can't break an NCAA record for TOs? There's no earthly way you can say whether or not, based on another team from another year, Troy will or won't sustain these take-a-ways...unless you're a soothsayer. Troy's season will not be decided on an assumption; it will be determined by the coaches' ability to motivate this team to excel. That is the high watermark they are reaching.
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RE: Week 5 predictions
(09-26-2016 09:55 PM)trojanbrutha Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 08:37 PM)Klak Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 07:00 PM)TroyFootball05 Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 06:48 PM)LatahCounty Wrote:  What are the biggest differences between Troy 2015 and Troy 2016?

Second year under proven P5 coordinators and assistant coaches. This team doesn't make near as many mistakes. Offensive and Defensive lines are bigger, longer, and stronger. Jordan Chunn took a medical redshirt last year and came back an absolute beast. He's been a huge part of our success at 6'1" 231 behind a 6'4"+ 300+ line. True freshman Jabir Frye at only 5'5" has made huge plays for Troy. He was a sleeper as Neal Brown puts it. He will be the fastest player on the field. He's blocked a punt that was returned for a TD, returned a kick for a TD, and outran the entire Clemson defense on 4th down for a TD.

The biggest difference is how opportunistic we are. We have 10 picks already and have capitalized on a ton of opponent special team miscues. The offense line is much improved and has only allowed one sack all year, by Clemson.

Those numbers are great, but the biggest issue with that is sustainability. You can't count on turnovers (and to a lesser degree, PBU) to continue all season.

Arkansas State had all of the turnover and special teams luck in the world last year (remember the USA game?), but when it dried up, things fell off big time.

Who's to say Troy can't break an NCAA record for TOs? There's no earthly way you can say whether or not, based on another team from another year, Troy will or won't sustain these take-a-ways...unless you're a soothsayer. Troy's season will not be decided on an assumption; it will be determined by the coaches' ability to motivate this team to excel. That is the high watermark they are reaching.

You're right. I'm sure your #4 national turnover margin (a stat heavily influenced by luck) will continue throughout the season. Have a nice day.
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RE: Week 5 predictions
(09-26-2016 10:28 PM)Klak Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 09:55 PM)trojanbrutha Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 08:37 PM)Klak Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 07:00 PM)TroyFootball05 Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 06:48 PM)LatahCounty Wrote:  What are the biggest differences between Troy 2015 and Troy 2016?

Second year under proven P5 coordinators and assistant coaches. This team doesn't make near as many mistakes. Offensive and Defensive lines are bigger, longer, and stronger. Jordan Chunn took a medical redshirt last year and came back an absolute beast. He's been a huge part of our success at 6'1" 231 behind a 6'4"+ 300+ line. True freshman Jabir Frye at only 5'5" has made huge plays for Troy. He was a sleeper as Neal Brown puts it. He will be the fastest player on the field. He's blocked a punt that was returned for a TD, returned a kick for a TD, and outran the entire Clemson defense on 4th down for a TD.

The biggest difference is how opportunistic we are. We have 10 picks already and have capitalized on a ton of opponent special team miscues. The offense line is much improved and has only allowed one sack all year, by Clemson.

Those numbers are great, but the biggest issue with that is sustainability. You can't count on turnovers (and to a lesser degree, PBU) to continue all season.

Arkansas State had all of the turnover and special teams luck in the world last year (remember the USA game?), but when it dried up, things fell off big time.

Who's to say Troy can't break an NCAA record for TOs? There's no earthly way you can say whether or not, based on another team from another year, Troy will or won't sustain these take-a-ways...unless you're a soothsayer. Troy's season will not be decided on an assumption; it will be determined by the coaches' ability to motivate this team to excel. That is the high watermark they are reaching.

You're right. I'm sure your #4 national turnover margin (a stat heavily influenced by luck) will continue throughout the season. Have a nice day.

Troy is good enough to have a good season even without the turnovers. We play solid defense and are improved offensively. So far, our pass defense has been great and I expect that to continue regardless of "luck". We might not win the conference with or without PDs, PBUs, and INTs, but they are not our entire team.

Arkansas State dried up after they graduated a ton of playmakers. It's worth noting that their opportunistic defense was season long, not just a few games here and there.
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RE: Week 5 predictions
(09-26-2016 10:28 PM)Klak Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 09:55 PM)trojanbrutha Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 08:37 PM)Klak Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 07:00 PM)TroyFootball05 Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 06:48 PM)LatahCounty Wrote:  What are the biggest differences between Troy 2015 and Troy 2016?

Second year under proven P5 coordinators and assistant coaches. This team doesn't make near as many mistakes. Offensive and Defensive lines are bigger, longer, and stronger. Jordan Chunn took a medical redshirt last year and came back an absolute beast. He's been a huge part of our success at 6'1" 231 behind a 6'4"+ 300+ line. True freshman Jabir Frye at only 5'5" has made huge plays for Troy. He was a sleeper as Neal Brown puts it. He will be the fastest player on the field. He's blocked a punt that was returned for a TD, returned a kick for a TD, and outran the entire Clemson defense on 4th down for a TD.

The biggest difference is how opportunistic we are. We have 10 picks already and have capitalized on a ton of opponent special team miscues. The offense line is much improved and has only allowed one sack all year, by Clemson.

Those numbers are great, but the biggest issue with that is sustainability. You can't count on turnovers (and to a lesser degree, PBU) to continue all season.

Arkansas State had all of the turnover and special teams luck in the world last year (remember the USA game?), but when it dried up, things fell off big time.

Who's to say Troy can't break an NCAA record for TOs? There's no earthly way you can say whether or not, based on another team from another year, Troy will or won't sustain these take-a-ways...unless you're a soothsayer. Troy's season will not be decided on an assumption; it will be determined by the coaches' ability to motivate this team to excel. That is the high watermark they are reaching.

You're right. I'm sure your #4 national turnover margin (a stat heavily influenced by luck) will continue throughout the season. Have a nice day.

03-lmfao Luck? Preparation...opportunity...Your inability to recognize what Troy has been able to accomplish, in your mind, should be adopted by your coaching staff...
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RE: Week 5 predictions
(09-26-2016 11:44 PM)trojanbrutha Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 10:28 PM)Klak Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 09:55 PM)trojanbrutha Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 08:37 PM)Klak Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 07:00 PM)TroyFootball05 Wrote:  Second year under proven P5 coordinators and assistant coaches. This team doesn't make near as many mistakes. Offensive and Defensive lines are bigger, longer, and stronger. Jordan Chunn took a medical redshirt last year and came back an absolute beast. He's been a huge part of our success at 6'1" 231 behind a 6'4"+ 300+ line. True freshman Jabir Frye at only 5'5" has made huge plays for Troy. He was a sleeper as Neal Brown puts it. He will be the fastest player on the field. He's blocked a punt that was returned for a TD, returned a kick for a TD, and outran the entire Clemson defense on 4th down for a TD.

The biggest difference is how opportunistic we are. We have 10 picks already and have capitalized on a ton of opponent special team miscues. The offense line is much improved and has only allowed one sack all year, by Clemson.

Those numbers are great, but the biggest issue with that is sustainability. You can't count on turnovers (and to a lesser degree, PBU) to continue all season.

Arkansas State had all of the turnover and special teams luck in the world last year (remember the USA game?), but when it dried up, things fell off big time.

Who's to say Troy can't break an NCAA record for TOs? There's no earthly way you can say whether or not, based on another team from another year, Troy will or won't sustain these take-a-ways...unless you're a soothsayer. Troy's season will not be decided on an assumption; it will be determined by the coaches' ability to motivate this team to excel. That is the high watermark they are reaching.

You're right. I'm sure your #4 national turnover margin (a stat heavily influenced by luck) will continue throughout the season. Have a nice day.

03-lmfao Luck? Preparation...opportunity...Your inability to recognize what Troy has been able to accomplish, in your mind, should be adopted by your coaching staff...

This game will be a good test of everyone's theories. Linehan has basically been Alex Smith most of this year, with all the good and bad that entails. Other than the 2nd half on Saturday he hasn't done a very good job of pushing the ball downfield, but he's also been very careful with the football -- only one INT through 4 games.

So if Troy's D forces a bunch of turnovers this week you guys are onto something.
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It doesn't have to be a bunch. Win the TO battle and I'm good. 1 TO in the 1st 4 gms is very good vs 3 by our starter against 9 TD passes isn't too bad either, right? So, here's the thing: If you have RBs like Chunn, Anderson, and Frye, you have the option not to be so pass-happy. I can tell you this: I, for one, was glad to see him back. Another SBC RB you'll see playing on Sundays. Something we may not be able to say about either QB, at this point.
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RE: Week 5 predictions
(09-26-2016 06:41 PM)USAJag2011 Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 06:16 PM)Atlanta Trojan Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 02:29 PM)ericsaid Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 02:26 PM)slycat Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 01:53 PM)ericsaid Wrote:  ULL 42 - NMSU 23
Auburn 52 - ULM 3
SDSU 45 - USA 6
App State 48 - GSU 27
Texas State 22 - Incarnate Word 26
Troy 41 - Idado 39
Georgia Southern 27 - Arkansas State 25

What the heck?

They are a good FCS program and the Sun Belt is finally regaining Sun Belt form, playing close FCS games.

Incarnate has a solid team this year, with their losses being by 1 score, so I expect this game to be close.

Idaho vs TROY could be closer, but I don't think they score 39, nobody not even Clemson scored that high.

Except Idaho will be giving you everything they have. Clemson was using a limited playbook (as most teams in their position do). Troy also allows a lot of passing yards.

BS, Clemson held back probably the first QTR then when they know they are in a game the whole playbook comes out. If they lost to Troy the season was over no way they "held" back a dang thing. thUGA fans trying to float that BS with Nicholls as well. It makes no sense, you would rather lose to a G5 of FCS team than risk opponents down the road seeing a few plays...please. 07-coffee3
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RE: Week 5 predictions
(09-26-2016 05:58 PM)ericsaid Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 05:50 PM)ThaGinga Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 02:29 PM)ericsaid Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 02:26 PM)slycat Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 01:53 PM)ericsaid Wrote:  ULL 42 - NMSU 23
Auburn 52 - ULM 3
SDSU 45 - USA 6
App State 48 - GSU 27
Texas State 22 - Incarnate Word 26
Troy 41 - Idado 39
Georgia Southern 27 - Arkansas State 25

What the heck?

They are a good FCS program and the Sun Belt is finally regaining Sun Belt form, playing close FCS games.

Incarnate has a solid team this year, with their losses being by 1 score, so I expect this game to be close.

You do realize they lost to D2 Texas A&M-Kingsville right? Oh and they lost that game by 9. Which, unless the rules have changed, is still two scores.

They also only lost to Nichols by one score who took USA to overtime. Transitive property doesn't work in football. I only know that it's starting to look like the Ohio win was Texas State playing out of their mind and that Incarnate Word has a good enough football team to win that game. Lets call it the upset special.

You might want to rethink this logic if you're basing it on USA. Here are some superlatives from that game:
-- USA ( errantly ) went for a long FG - Nicholls blocked it and returned it for a TD
-- One ball bounced off a USA receiver and was intercepted and returned for a TD
-- One Nicholls kickoff was recovered by Nicholls in USA's red zone leading to a TD
-- There were three additional USA turnovers, another one being a fortunate bounce that landed in Nicholls' hands
-- The SBC refs missed a call (go figure) where Nicholls fumbled going into the endzone and the ball went out the back of the endzone. They ruled that the ball in fact came out prior to the goal line, but they couldn't tell if it was recovered as it went out the back of the endzone. This SHOULD have been a touchback and Jag ball any way you slice it. But that wasn't what happened and Nicholls got the ball at the 0.5 yard line and scored a TD.
-- Nicholls only had 89 total yards at halftime, but had 23 points to show for it.

USA mistakes and weird bounces and plays that went in Nicholls' favor allowed them to stay in the game.

Final stats:

First downs:
USA - 25
NU - 12

Total yards:
USA - 510
NU - 230

Passing yards:
USA - 302
NU - 69

Rushing yards:
USA - 208
NU - 161

Texas State should beat IW. And nothing from our game with Nicholls will change my mind. We should have beaten them a bit more easily than we did, but sometimes the football bounces in a funny way. Eat em up, Bobcats.
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(09-26-2016 07:00 PM)TroyFootball05 Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 06:48 PM)LatahCounty Wrote:  What are the biggest differences between Troy 2015 and Troy 2016?

Second year under proven P5 coordinators and assistant coaches. This team doesn't make near as many mistakes. Offensive and Defensive lines are bigger, longer, and stronger. Jordan Chunn took a medical redshirt last year and came back an absolute beast. He's been a huge part of our success at 6'1" 231 behind a 6'4"+ 300+ line. True freshman Jabir Frye at only 5'5" has made huge plays for Troy. He was a sleeper as Neal Brown puts it. He will be the fastest player on the field. He's blocked a punt that was returned for a TD, returned a kick for a TD, and outran the entire Clemson defense on 4th down for a TD.

The biggest difference is how opportunistic we are. We have 10 picks already and have capitalized on a ton of opponent special team miscues. The offense line is much improved and has only allowed one sack all year, by Clemson.

This might be GS next year to the T... Our DB's should be much better going into next season, we have recruited well on the lines and our penalties have been insane this year. We will be breaking in a new QB though.
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(09-27-2016 08:27 AM)SkullyMaroo Wrote:  USA mistakes and weird bounces and plays that went in Nicholls' favor allowed them to stay in the game.

Final stats:

First downs:
USA - 25
NU - 12

Total yards:
USA - 510
NU - 230

Passing yards:
USA - 302
NU - 69

Rushing yards:
USA - 208
NU - 161

Texas State should beat IW. And nothing from our game with Nicholls will change my mind. We should have beaten them a bit more easily than we did, but sometimes the football bounces in a funny way. Eat em up, Bobcats.

Good stuff Skully. Texas State should beat IW by 30+.
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Appreciate the faith . . . We just got pounded two weeks running, we're hungry for a win . . . Regardless of the point margin . . .
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Texas State vs Incarnate word....Who is that? lol

A prayer vigil after Houston...lol
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RE: Week 5 predictions
(09-27-2016 08:27 AM)SkullyMaroo Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 05:58 PM)ericsaid Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 05:50 PM)ThaGinga Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 02:29 PM)ericsaid Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 02:26 PM)slycat Wrote:  What the heck?

They are a good FCS program and the Sun Belt is finally regaining Sun Belt form, playing close FCS games.

Incarnate has a solid team this year, with their losses being by 1 score, so I expect this game to be close.

You do realize they lost to D2 Texas A&M-Kingsville right? Oh and they lost that game by 9. Which, unless the rules have changed, is still two scores.

They also only lost to Nichols by one score who took USA to overtime. Transitive property doesn't work in football. I only know that it's starting to look like the Ohio win was Texas State playing out of their mind and that Incarnate Word has a good enough football team to win that game. Lets call it the upset special.

You might want to rethink this logic if you're basing it on USA. Here are some superlatives from that game:
-- USA ( errantly ) went for a long FG - Nicholls blocked it and returned it for a TD
-- One ball bounced off a USA receiver and was intercepted and returned for a TD
-- One Nicholls kickoff was recovered by Nicholls in USA's red zone leading to a TD
-- There were three additional USA turnovers, another one being a fortunate bounce that landed in Nicholls' hands
-- The SBC refs missed a call (go figure) where Nicholls fumbled going into the endzone and the ball went out the back of the endzone. They ruled that the ball in fact came out prior to the goal line, but they couldn't tell if it was recovered as it went out the back of the endzone. This SHOULD have been a touchback and Jag ball any way you slice it. But that wasn't what happened and Nicholls got the ball at the 0.5 yard line and scored a TD.
-- Nicholls only had 89 total yards at halftime, but had 23 points to show for it.

USA mistakes and weird bounces and plays that went in Nicholls' favor allowed them to stay in the game.

Final stats:

First downs:
USA - 25
NU - 12

Total yards:
USA - 510
NU - 230

Passing yards:
USA - 302
NU - 69

Rushing yards:
USA - 208
NU - 161

Texas State should beat IW. And nothing from our game with Nicholls will change my mind. We should have beaten them a bit more easily than we did, but sometimes the football bounces in a funny way. Eat em up, Bobcats.

I will say, looking at the play by play from ya'lls game was......interesting.
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RE: Week 5 predictions
(09-27-2016 08:27 AM)SkullyMaroo Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 05:58 PM)ericsaid Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 05:50 PM)ThaGinga Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 02:29 PM)ericsaid Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 02:26 PM)slycat Wrote:  What the heck?

They are a good FCS program and the Sun Belt is finally regaining Sun Belt form, playing close FCS games.

Incarnate has a solid team this year, with their losses being by 1 score, so I expect this game to be close.

You do realize they lost to D2 Texas A&M-Kingsville right? Oh and they lost that game by 9. Which, unless the rules have changed, is still two scores.

They also only lost to Nichols by one score who took USA to overtime. Transitive property doesn't work in football. I only know that it's starting to look like the Ohio win was Texas State playing out of their mind and that Incarnate Word has a good enough football team to win that game. Lets call it the upset special.

You might want to rethink this logic if you're basing it on USA. Here are some superlatives from that game:
-- USA ( errantly ) went for a long FG - Nicholls blocked it and returned it for a TD
-- One ball bounced off a USA receiver and was intercepted and returned for a TD
-- One Nicholls kickoff was recovered by Nicholls in USA's red zone leading to a TD
-- There were three additional USA turnovers, another one being a fortunate bounce that landed in Nicholls' hands
-- The SBC refs missed a call (go figure) where Nicholls fumbled going into the endzone and the ball went out the back of the endzone. They ruled that the ball in fact came out prior to the goal line, but they couldn't tell if it was recovered as it went out the back of the endzone. This SHOULD have been a touchback and Jag ball any way you slice it. But that wasn't what happened and Nicholls got the ball at the 0.5 yard line and scored a TD.
-- Nicholls only had 89 total yards at halftime, but had 23 points to show for it.

USA mistakes and weird bounces and plays that went in Nicholls' favor allowed them to stay in the game.

Final stats:

First downs:
USA - 25
NU - 12

Total yards:
USA - 510
NU - 230

Passing yards:
USA - 302
NU - 69

Rushing yards:
USA - 208
NU - 161

Texas State should beat IW. And nothing from our game with Nicholls will change my mind. We should have beaten them a bit more easily than we did, but sometimes the football bounces in a funny way. Eat em up, Bobcats.

BTW, Nicholls State had a similar stat superiority to Incarnate Word when they played, but IW hit some big plays late to tighten the score after Nichols had run out to a big lead. Texas State should handle them.
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(09-26-2016 01:48 PM)TroyFootball05 Wrote:  
(09-26-2016 01:38 PM)kb325 Wrote:  stAte will not lose this weekend...

Big possibility that you do.

We don't play a game this weekend...
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GaSt @ AppSt - Hate the 12 noon start as the App crowd will be late arriving and not as rowdy as with a normal 3:30 start. GaSt will be glad there will likely be no snowstorm to play thru. GaSt will get some yards thru the air but the Apps should control the game with their running attack even minus Cox and wear the Panthers down eventually. AppSt - 31 GaSt 17
ULM @ Auburn - The Tigers proved to be the luckiest team in America last Saturday, stealing the win against LSU. ULM will keep it closer than expected. Auburn 35 ULM 20
Troy @ Idaho - Troy has gotten off to a great start and even traveling to Idaho won't derail them this week. Troy 38 Idaho 10
Incarnate Word @ Texas State - Time for the Bobcats to get back to winning. The Belt can't lose another FCS game this season. TSU 28 IW 10
ULL @ NMSU - ULL appears to be improving and NMSU heading in the wrong direction. Predict a close game but...ULL 34 NMSU 28
SDSU @ USA - SDSU should win this game going away, but they won't. This week's upset; USA 29 SDSU 28.
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My Uber just drove by Incarnate Word as I was reading this thread. So weird.
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RE: Week 5 predictions
(09-27-2016 04:08 PM)SpeedkingATL Wrote:  GaSt @ AppSt - Hate the 12 noon start as the App crowd will be late arriving and not as rowdy as with a normal 3:30 start. GaSt will be glad there will likely be no snowstorm to play thru. GaSt will get some yards thru the air but the Apps should control the game with their running attack even minus Cox and wear the Panthers down eventually. AppSt - 31 GaSt 17
ULM @ Auburn - The Tigers proved to be the luckiest team in America last Saturday, stealing the win against LSU. ULM will keep it closer than expected. Auburn 35 ULM 20
Troy @ Idaho - Troy has gotten off to a great start and even traveling to Idaho won't derail them this week. Troy 38 Idaho 10
Incarnate Word @ Texas State - Time for the Bobcats to get back to winning. The Belt can't lose another FCS game this season. TSU 28 IW 10
ULL @ NMSU - ULL appears to be improving and NMSU heading in the wrong direction. Predict a close game but...ULL 34 NMSU 28
SDSU @ USA - SDSU should win this game going away, but they won't. This week's upset; USA 29 SDSU 28.

Apparently GSU runs the ball more effectively than they throw the ball. The line on the game is 18 points and I would expect this game to be no better than previous games considering Manning is no Nick Arbuckle and by reports, the Panther's offense is worse off this season.
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