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What happened to Oklahoma State and Iowa State?
I have heard Texas Tech, Okie Lite and TCU. Wouldn't mind rematch game against Red Raiders
Why would you want to play TxTech again? I'd much prefer TCU.
Okie State looks destined for a better bowl, which is probably deserved. Out of TxTech, Iowa State and TCU, the Horned Frogs are the game I'd definitely travel for.
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Part of the problem is that the Big 12 teams would all get shuffled down a spot if Boise or one of the MAC teams jumps into the top 16 next week. Right now OU would have the last at-large but due to the picking order, they'd be knocked out. At-larges right now:
2. Florida (under the top 3/4 rule)
3. Oregon mainly because the Fiesta has first pick after the Sugar takes a replacement
If a MAC team jumps into the top 16 here's what happens:
BCSCG-ND vs Bama/UGA
Rose- Stanford/UCLA vs Nebraska/Wiscy
Fiesta- Kansas State
Sugar gets first pick since they lost a team and takes Florida to get an SEC team. Fiesta picks next and takes Oregon for obvious reasons (namely because the choices are Duck, Sooner, the Big East Champ, and MAC Champ). At this point Oklahoma can't be taken because the MAC champ has earned an automatic spot and Oregon has taken the only contested at-large. Unless the Sugar takes Oklahoma first under this scenario, the Big 12 would only get one team in the BCS.
TCU is similar to our style. I would like to see how our D matches up vs one of those high powered Big 12 passing attacks.
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I'm fine with any of those teams.
Michigan State does not and will not run the 3-4 defense.
I'd like to match up with any of those three (OSU, TTU, TCU). I'm decidedly less excited about the prospect of playing Iowa State, though.
Pretty sure ok state would rape us.... Why do some of you want to play them?
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Hoping it stays Oklahoma State. I think our defense deserves to play one of the most explosive offenses in the nation after all they've had to put up with this season. Not saying we would be able to pull out the win, but I'd like to see how they match up against an offense that averages just over 45 points a game.
Maybe create a new rule for the game that if we keep them below their season low (20 points) then we automatically win?
Because we're not sissies, and we don't get scared of our opponents.
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They're all O. They've got an o.k. run D and a bad pass D. Oh, and after leading the nation in TOs forced last year (something like 39 or 41 on the season, just absurd), they're in the negatives in TO margin.
Also, they'd probably be the most prestigious opponent, and if MSU is looking for a springboard to '13, that'd be the team I'd want to take down.
FWIW, I do not think State matches up well against OSU. MSU/TCU would be a good game, I think. Tech would just be depressing.
Why doesn't MSU match up well with OSU? Our defense is solid across the board, especially our run D.
Our weakness is the passing game, and OSU is like 110th in the country in Pass D.
I don't think MSU matches up well with Okie State either. Mostly because I think their O will find a way to put some points no matter what defense they face. Meanwhile our O will most likely move it around between the 20's and kick many field goals, missing at least one. I could see OSU putting up 27ish points on our D just because of a big play here or there, maybe a trick play that teams often put in during bowl practices. Don't think State can score that many points, just not good enough in the redzone.
One good thing about Oklahoma State is their defense is weaker than the other couple teams that MSU might play.
Lets just assume that our D can handle any team we face (True). OSU is easily the best offensive team of the lot.
Texas Tech - #92 scoring D (31.8 PPG), #79 rush D (171.67 YPG - 4.39 YPC), #23 pass D (195.6 YPG, 6.8 YPA, 23 TD to 7 INT)
TCU - #35 scoring D (23 PPG), #7 rush D (97.27 YPG - 3.07 YPC), #50 pass D (226.6 YPG, 6.8 YPA, 19 TD to 20 INT)
Oklahoma State - #67 scoring D (28.4 PPG), #22 rush D (124.36 YPG - 3.45 YPC), #116 pass D (284.7 YPG, 6.6 YPA, 17 TD to 9 INT)
Iowa State - #36 scoring D (23.3 PPG), #71 rush D (165.17 YPG - 4.21 YPC), #113 pass D (279.7 YPG, 7.4 YPA, 18 TD to 13 INT)
TCU is a nightmare for us, imo.
Comparing team stats doesn't work very well unless you limit it to common opponents. Ok St. and Iowa St. have played tougher schedules overall, so factor that in. They're all good teams that would have contended in the B10 this year, but Ok St. is the strongest overall, and Tech is the weakest defensively.
Would like to play Texas tech for the revenge factor. Don't really care about Okie State that much. Would like to play TCU just cause match ups I think would be good. And the only reason to play Iowa state IMO is to beat Lucious even though he really has nothing to do with the game.
This. I'd rather pull off an upset than be upset by a shitty team.
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Take it FWIW, but I've spoken to two different people in the MSU football offices that I know from family friends and they both have said since Friday that it's looking like Texas Tech and they've already started pulling tape.
Doesn't the Big 12 still have one game to go? I know TT is done playing but a few upsets could shake things up, right?
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