FSU finished #8 and #10 after a preseason #7 ranking and people want us to feel like we underachieved and should be disappointed in the season.
12-2 (8-1), top 10, ACC Champs, Orange Bowl Champs (first BSC win since 2000), Beat Miami a 3rd straight season, still 2 of 3 vs. FU since Jimbo took over, 5 straight bowl wins, tied for most wins in a season in FSU history….
Nah. I’m good!
Honestly don’t care about the rest of the rankings since the season is over. On to recruiting.
Overall a good year sure, but I find it hard to believe that most FSU fans would be thrilled with this season. You played your 2 ranked opponents at home and beat one of them. Very disappointing loss to NC state. Then you were given one of the worst BCS bowl matchups in recent history. I know you guys couldn’t help who you were given, it sucks that anybody had to play NIU.
I just remember looking at your schedule preseason and thinking you guys had the best shot in the country at reaching the NC.
I’m not knocking FSU, but I do feel they underachieved a little bit. Given your schedule, hype, momentum coming into the year. Would you have honestly taken 12-2 if it was an option at the beginning of the year? Or said nahhh, I’ll roll the dice because I think we’re better than that.
Before anybody feels the need to mention it, I know Auburn was terrible and our season was the trainwreck of all trainwrecks.
As I said, I’m good with “12-2 (8-1), top 10, ACC Champs, Orange Bowl Champs (first BSC win since 2000), Beat Miami a 3rd straight season, still 2 of 3 vs. FU since Jimbo took over, 5 straight bowl wins, tied for most wins in a season in FSU history….”.
Yeah, 13-0 would have been better but we still probably don’t even make the MNC game with that record. With that most likely being the case, our BSC matchup would have been the same, we would finish 14-0, and we would still have people trying to convince us that it was a wasted year.
Preseason polls had Arkansas at #10, WVU at #11, and Auburn at #25.. Those 3 combined for 14 wins. Who had the disappointing season again?