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OGT-#2 Clemson vs #3 Ohio State Mercedes-Benz Superdome (New Orleans) Jan. 1: 8 p.m. ESPN

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by GatorGrowl, Dec 21, 2020.

  1. gtr2x

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    Hopefully the last time 2 ACC teams are chosen.. of course ND is only ACC when it's convenient.
     
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  2. vaxcardinal

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    No, fire the secondary coach
     
  3. njg8tor2

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    The "best" teams are usually decided by wins and losses. How often does a 1 loss team jump an undefeated team? Ohio State was clearly better than ND in 2018 as well. And no, I don't think they have proven they deserve to be there. A championship is based on an entire season of work. Clemson played 5 more games. Winning an NC isn't just about being the best team at the end.
     
  4. orangeblue_coop

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    If Ohio State played another 5 games against their usual Big 10 cupcakes, folks would've shifted the narrative from "They only played half a season" to "Oh they played a weak schedule." End of the day they got into the playoffs due to their name and prestige, which isn't fair but again, I can't name another team outside of Bama who would be destroying Clemson tonight the way OSU is.
     
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  5. vaxcardinal

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    How many fumbles does Lawrence have?
     
  6. Bushmaster

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    This game is getting bs. missed block in the back a d a bs call on the punt
     
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    Thank you. I’m aware of that. Enlightening what happens when a team and its coaching staff cares enough to practice, show up, and play ... even when its opposition is not on “the same level.”

    But to your point Cincinnati still looked like they would have put up more of a fight than Notre Dame did. The only thing interesting about the Rose Bowl was that Saban actually got flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct for one of his usual temper tantrums that are almost universally overlooked by SEC crews.
     
  8. njg8tor2

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    And the "narrative" in that case would be BS. In this case, they didn't play those games at all. Based on your logic, we didn't deserve to be in the 2006 Championship game. We sure didn't look like a top 2 team at the end of that season.
     
  9. LouisvilleGator

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    Anybody still think OSU should have been left out of the CFP?
     
  10. njg8tor2

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    Yes actually. See my earlier posts.
     
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  11. orangeblue_coop

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    In a normal season, sure. This ain't a normal season.

    And they squeaked by Boston College, lost to an overrated Notre Dame team and are getting their asses kicked tonight. Maybe the argument should be "Did Clemson deserve to be in the playoffs?" instead if Ohio State deserved to be in.
     
  12. uftaipan

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    I still think Notre Dame should have. Does that count?
     
  13. GoCocks3877

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    it’s not OSU’s fault the big 10 sucks. I think they deserved it over Notre Dame. I mean this year has been crazy.
     
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  14. swampgas44

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    Doesn't everybody?
     
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  15. miloappis

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    Nope...Bama will have their hands full!!
     
  16. njg8tor2

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    Yes, Clemson deserved it almost by default for winning 10 games. You're correct, it's not a regular season. But because the championship is supposed to be about the players, it should still be a matter of who accomplished the most. How many Championship outcomes would be totally different, if played after only 6 games?
     
  17. Bushmaster

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    I do. Still hope they blow out Clemtech.5 mre games
    is about 600 more snaps, which is 600 more chances for injury in just games, not to mention practice reps.
     
  18. Gatorallstar1012

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    Wow Clemson celebrates a tackle down 21 too.
     
  19. njg8tor2

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    It has nothing to do with the Big 10 sucking. The ACC sucks, too. It's about playing 5 fewer games.
     
  20. gtr2x

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    How do you figure that. Gators won last 6 including FSU and SEC championship.
     
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