Preseason Ranking

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  1. Tigers Paw

    Tigers Paw Founding Member

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    How far will we drop in the polls to start the season? Will we still be a top ten team or will we see a big drop to 16 or 17? I see no reason for a big drop as the rest of the team is very strong.
     
  2. Swerved

    Swerved It appears my hypocrisy knows no bounds.

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    We will slide down a few spots I'm sure.. I wouldn't worry too much. Pre-season polls aren't too important (in my opinion).. the one that comes out the second week of Jan. is the one that really matters.
     
  3. Tigers Paw

    Tigers Paw Founding Member

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    Well it's not likely to start off 16 or somewhere in that vicinity and rise all the way up to 1 or 2 come january.
     
  4. Carface

    Carface What the...?

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    Jimmy Ott was predicting a slide to somewhere in the 12-13 range.

    Not that Jimmy Ott knows everything.
     
  5. DarkHornet

    DarkHornet Louisiana Sports Fan

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    I disagree. If there's any time that what the pundits think in the preseason matters, it's college football preseason polls. It sets up the whole rest of the season.

    Having said that, I think to be thinking about National Championship position right now would be setting myself up with completely unrealistic expectations. However, if we were somehow to run the table, where we start could end up making a HUGE difference.
     
  6. Bengal Buddy

    Bengal Buddy Founding Member

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    You are wrong. Pre-season poll contribute to the ability of a team to have a good post-season game. If you are way down in the pre-season polls, you can just about forget the NC.
     
  7. Bengal Buddy

    Bengal Buddy Founding Member

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    That's about what I was figuring, but we'll see.
     
  8. houtiger

    houtiger Founding Member

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    I say drop to 9 or 10. Team still has talent and depth, thin at QB, LB, CB. I'm assuming we were 6 or 7 before.
     
  9. LSUTyga73

    LSUTyga73 Football Connoisseur

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    I say we will probably just out of the top ten. Everyone will already have Georgia and Florida in the top 5-ish and we have to play both of them.
     
  10. red55

    red55 curmudgeon Staff Member

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    We'll be behind Auburn now, that makes us about #12.
     

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