UCF declaring themselves National Champions
Posted: 03 January 2018 07:46 PM   [ Ignore ]
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For real.  How sad.  Building a program on a lie and a facade.

http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/21951014/ucf-knights-raise-national-championship-banner

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Posted: 04 January 2018 09:49 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I am totally fine with it. The playoff committee kept them out of the playoff, they beat the team that beat the eventual national champions.

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Posted: 04 January 2018 10:04 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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It’s all tongue and check and designed to poke a finger in the eye of the CFP setup up.  It’s also a good way to draw some attention to their program.  Perhaps a conference like the Big 12 that could use 2 teams will snatch them up and then they can play with the big boys

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Posted: 05 January 2018 09:30 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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CU brings up a good point, positioning for a bigger conference. Frankly, I would much prefer UCF in the ACC than many we currently have.

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Posted: 05 January 2018 09:40 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Totally fine with it. Most schools have claimed a national title at some point in their history despite not being consensus champions. They probably won’t go 13-0 ever again. Might as well celebrate it.

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Posted: 05 January 2018 09:47 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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I think they went 13-1 one season about 8 years back, Kevin Smith was the RB on that team. I think they are in a good place in the AAC, likewise Boise State in the WAC. Just continue going undefeated and hang those banners.

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Posted: 05 January 2018 03:16 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Alabama claims about 10 of those with less credibility than UCF.

Do I think they would beat Alabama? Probably not but it would have been fun to see them try. Why we exclude and try to limit is beyond me.

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