2018 Predictions for your conference
Posted: 11 January 2018 07:59 AM   [ Ignore ]
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East
1. Georgia
2. South Carolina
3. Missouri
4. Kentucky
5. Florida
6. Tennessee
7. Vanderbilt

West
1. Auburn
2. Alabama
3. LSU
4. Mississippi State
5. Ole Miss
6. Texas A&M
7. Arkansas

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Posted: 11 January 2018 12:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Isn’t stidham gonemm who do they have at qb?

Florida that low?

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Posted: 11 January 2018 01:12 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Stidham returning to Auburn I think.

I’ll reply back after work when not typing on my phone but I expect Clemson in the Atlantic once again.

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Posted: 11 January 2018 02:16 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Stidham is returning and Alabama is losing so much. Their reign is coming to an end in 2 years. Once those several #1 and #2 recruiting classes have moved on to the NFL, Alabama will still be a force, but the SEC West is catching up.

Florida is a dumpster fire on offense. Their defense is thinned out. It will take Mullen 2 years to get them back to SEC East contention.

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Posted: 11 January 2018 02:55 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Problem is I don’t really know who has what returning so I can only loosly base my guess on this year.  I expect Clemson to be on top of the Atlantic next year.  Louisville without Jackson will be a train wreck, and FSU will be getting used to a new coach/staff/system/culture but I expect them to be much better than this year, NCST is losing a few big playmakers right?, Wake looks like they are trending upwards and could challenge the 2-3 slot in the division.

I see Clemson, FSU, Wake, BC, NCST, Louisville, Syracuse type of setup in the Atlantic.

I expect it to be a Miami vs VT fight for the coastal.

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Posted: 11 January 2018 04:07 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Clemtgrs - 11 January 2018 02:55 PM

I see Clemson, FSU, Wake, BC, NCST, Louisville, Syracuse type of setup in the Atlantic.

I expect it to be a Miami vs VT fight for the coastal.

This seems about right to me. The middle of the Coastal may be interesting. I think UNC will be improved after their year of injuries, but it’s hard to really know what they’ll have because it’s tough to judge from this year. Pitt and GT are also wildcards.

I agree with the previous post about Florida being a couple of years out. That offense was just horrible.

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Posted: 11 January 2018 07:50 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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UF has a new offense….  don’t tell me they don’t have the talent.

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Posted: 11 January 2018 08:22 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Setting the bar a little lower for the Noles, major rebuild with marginal NFL talent players are even leaving.

Atlantic
1 Clemson
2 Wake
3 BC
4 UL
5 FSU
6 NCSU
7 SU

2-7 will be a log jam.

Coastal
1 UM
2 VT
3 GT
4 UNC
5 Pitt
6 Duke
7 UVA

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Posted: 12 January 2018 12:47 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Ancient Orange - 11 January 2018 07:50 PM

UF has a new offense….  don’t tell me they don’t have the talent.

Sure, they have some talent, but it’s not what they had a few years ago. Installing a new offense with whatever talent is on the roster isn’t a spring practice activity. They were horrible - didn’t score in several games. Their last good offense was prior to Muschamp, so I actually question their depth of talent at this point.

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Posted: 13 January 2018 12:41 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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To be honest, it seems the value of winning a conference took has taken a big hit in the last 2 years with 2 non-conference champs making it to the playoffs and one team winning…

I have no idea what every ACC team has coming back so I’ll take a stab based on history..


Atlantic Division:

Clemson
NC State
FSU
Wake
Louisville
Boston College
Syracuse


I think the Atlantic is in transition.  Lamar Jackson is gone, Willie Taggart is completely changing FSU’s offense.  I know NC State lost personnel but that have stability at the Head Coach and think that wins a few games.  FSU is the random element because they will have superior athletic talent, but how will it translate on the field?

Coastal Division:

Miami
VT
UNC
Pitt
Duke
GT
UVa

 

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Posted: 14 January 2018 01:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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All of yall have good reasons but way to early for me to even guess.

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