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Friday, October 12, 2007

The Mission Top Five

Alright all you USC Haters last week was your week to crow. After Michigan lost in the upset of the century, the only question this year was how long 'til another giant bit the dust. Since SC barely got by Washington, I think we all thought they were going to be the one, but no one thought Standford would do the deed. It is indeed a Topsy Turvy season so far. If you want to think about some of the potential hijinx, check out the full rankings at Shadow Sports. He likes to think in terms of worst nightmares for the NCAA and the BCS.

1. LSU (6-0) – The Tigers knocked off Florida in a hard fought game. It doesn’t get any easier with a road trip to Kentucky this week and Auburn, slayer of top 10 opponents next week.
2. Ohio St. (6-0) – Ohio St.’s defense has looked great so far. The question is how it will hold up against a top level offense after last season’s collapse. Another question is will it matter as there are no top level offenses in the Big Ten.
3. Cal (5-0) – The Bears were one of the biggest beneficiaries of all the upsets the last two weeks, and nearly ascended to the number one ranking.
4. Boston College (6-0) – The Eagles have one more game on the JV slate; then we will really learn how good they are.
5. Arizona St. (6-0) – The Sun Devils didn’t have it last week at Washington St., but found a way to win, something past Sun Devils teams have been unable to do, and something others have been unable to do this year.

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Comments on "The Mission Top Five"

 

Blogger Mike's America said ... (2:43 PM) : 

Count me as a USC hater. The only Rose Bowl I ever went to (1980?) and they beat Ohio State.

P.S. I am still having problems with your stand on giving lawbreaker aliens benefits.

 

Blogger Mike's America said ... (10:31 AM) : 

P.P.S. Sticking up for you today:

http://www.haloscan.com/comments/hiltonhead/3985052305505506578/?a=47000

 

Blogger Dee said ... (3:07 PM) : 

Just an FYI, my parents both went to Ohio State and it is still the only football team my Dad watches. I was actually born in Columbus while my Dad was still attending there.

 

Blogger GOP & College said ... (2:40 PM) : 

Dave, I appreciated your comment, and I replied to what you said here.

Thanks for stopping by, and for the link.

 

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