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    I don't expect to a program this young to garner praise from the "experts". It's kind of an insult to them that this bunch of Florida grown talent, made up of UF, FSU, Miami, and, to a lesser extent, Louisville rejects, could possibly be knocking off traditional powers. USF reminds me of the University of Miami in the late 70's and early 80's.

    I like just missing the top 25. In fact, I hope the "powers that be" keep them out for a few more weeks. It's easier to torpedo the enemy, if you stay under the radar.
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    Jim Levitt was right about one thing. Tampa Bay is a buzzin' with Bulls talk.:argue:

    To me, it's more fun to build the program, than it is to ride the crest. This building stuff is great!
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    Quote Originally Posted by gametime
    I guess Auburn will be getting their SEC release papers soon...
    Auburn's overrated, like much of the SEC this season, IMO...as I stated in some thread earlier, and I'm sure I'm not telling you anything, but for everyone else...Don't buy the "SEC is tougher than it's ever been" hype this year. I just don't see it. Other than LSU, there's no reason to expect them to field any elite teams...Florida is a maybe, but there awfully young, IMO. Tennessee is overrated...so is Arkansas...so is Georgia...the good news for SEC fans is that South Carolina and Alabama could be sleepers.

    Chalk another one up for the Big East...keep it up and even the most stubborn SEC fans will have to yield a little respect.

    At this point, I'd still rank the SEC as the #1 conference, but it's not set in stone. Depending on how the season plays out, someone else might snag that spot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5wide
    Auburn's overrated, like much of the SEC this season, IMO...as I stated in some thread earlier, and I'm sure I'm not telling you anything, but for everyone else...Don't buy the "SEC is tougher than it's ever been" hype this year. I just don't see it. Other than LSU, there's no reason to expect them to field any elite teams...Florida is a maybe, but there awfully young, IMO. Tennessee is overrated...so is Arkansas...so is Georgia...the good news for SEC fans is that South Carolina and Alabama could be sleepers.

    Chalk another one up for the Big East...keep it up and even the most stubborn SEC fans will have to yield a little respect.

    At this point, I'd still rank the SEC as the #1 conference, but it's not set in stone. Depending on how the season plays out, someone else might snag that spot.
    I don't recall anyone saying that the SEC is tougher than ever this year but if they did I couldn't disagree more. I think the SEC is having a really down year this year but at the moment I still think they're the best which says a lot imo. This should be a very interesting year for college football and I think it's very possible for another conference to emerge as the best by the end of the season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoondockSaint
    I don't recall anyone saying that the SEC is tougher than ever this year but if they did I couldn't disagree more. I think the SEC is having a really down year this year but at the moment I still think they're the best which says a lot imo. This should be a very interesting year for college football and I think it's very possible for another conference to emerge as the best by the end of the season.
    I remember reading it in an article that somehow linked in a post...I didn't see it then. It's got the potential to get really tough in the future with Spurrier getting things going at South Carolina, Saban at 'Bama and Meyer at UF...the thing is, with those teams rising, I expect Tennessee to continue it's slide until they replace Fulmer and I expect LSU to drop once Les Miles gets himself "established" there...I agree, I think the SEC is the toughest still and that's impressive for a down year.

    But, as an SEC fan, I get tired of the constant putting down of the Big East and then making excuses when the SEC loses head-to-head to the Big East. Why can't people just admit that the Big East is a legit BCS conference...it's good...it's tough...it's deeper than people want to believe or admit...and it's very, very deserving of it's automatic bid status.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swamprat
    I don't expect to a program this young to garner praise from the "experts". It's kind of an insult to them that this bunch of Florida grown talent, made up of UF, FSU, Miami, and, to a lesser extent, Louisville rejects, could possibly be knocking off traditional powers. USF reminds me of the University of Miami in the late 70's and early 80's.

    I like just missing the top 25. In fact, I hope the "powers that be" keep them out for a few more weeks. It's easier to torpedo the enemy, if you stay under the radar.
    :flame:

    Jim Levitt was right about one thing. Tampa Bay is a buzzin' with Bulls talk.:argue:

    To me, it's more fun to build the program, than it is to ride the crest. This building stuff is great!
    Yeah I realized something was lost this year at Louisville, when some of our fans booed the team at half time for our defense, but we were still in total command and leading the game. When I was a student we would be cheering them for leading going in to the half. And while the defense was playing horribly it was a clear sign that many of our fans had either not been around for the tough years, or had gotten spoiled by our last few years of ranked success and bowl games.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ram95
    Yeah I realized something was lost this year at Louisville, when some of our fans booed the team at half time for our defense, but we were still in total command and leading the game. When I was a student we would be cheering them for leading going in to the half. And while the defense was playing horribly it was a clear sign that many of our fans had either not been around for the tough years, or had gotten spoiled by our last few years of ranked success and bowl games.
    You could look at it that way. But another way to approach it is that Louisville has traded in its "happy to be here" on the national scene status for the burden of increased expectations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Schue
    You could look at it that way. But another way to approach it is that Louisville has traded in its "happy to be here" on the national scene status for the burden of increased expectations.
    That is true too, I just think it was more fun being a fan on the way up than it is to be the big dog with the target on the back. I would not want to go back, don't get me wrong, but I think the ride was fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ram95
    And while the defense was playing horribly it was a clear sign that many of our fans had either not been around for the tough years, or had gotten spoiled by our last few years of ranked success and bowl games.
    Completely disagree. The last thing Louisville fans need to do is become complacent. If we were complacient with Cooper where would we be today??? They deserved to get booed last Thursday, and if Kragthorp continues to allow such a comedy act out of what we know are good players, I will personally boo him out of a job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ram95
    That is true too, I just think it was more fun being a fan on the way up than it is to be the big dog with the target on the back. I would not want to go back, don't get me wrong, but I think the ride was fun.

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    USF's upset signals new era of Big East viability
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    Wow. Nice thread. I wish you guys were all locked in a room arguing this face to face. Now that would be a good talk show...

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    Quote Originally Posted by gametime
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    I guess 1-3 wasn't what you were hoping or expecting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoondockSaint

    They forgot a certain team that resides in Florida, and just got themselves a huge rock....

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    Quote Originally Posted by UKMustangFan
    They forgot a certain team that resides in Florida, and just got themselves a huge rock....

    They didn't forget, the poster says USF is better than Florida St. and Miami. They know they're not better than Florida.

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