2019 Football Schedule

Discussion in 'On The Field' started by Dionysus, Aug 10, 2019.

  1. Dionysus

    Dionysus Cocky + Relaxed Admin

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  2. Badass

    Badass 2,500+ Posts

    @Dionysus Hey Dion, your schedule is missing two games :beertoast:
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  3. Dionysus

    Dionysus Cocky + Relaxed Admin

    I will update it when we know the victims opponents!
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  4. Austin_Bill

    Austin_Bill 2,500+ Posts

    Can you imagine what would happen in collieville if Texas won the national title by beating both Bama and Clemson? I think they would actually invent 2 new stages in the 7 stages of grief.

    1. Shock and disbelief
    2. Denial
    3. Guilt
    4. Anger and Bargaining
    5. Depression, loneliness, and Reflection
    6. Reconstruction and work through
    7. Blame the BOMC
    8. Mass Cult Suicide
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  5. BevoJoe

    BevoJoe 5,000+ Posts

    #9. Bring up some distant past fact like when we lost to Kansas or something similar, or we didn’t belong in the playoffs, or some other meaningless trivial BS.
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  6. SabreHorn

    SabreHorn 5,000+ Posts

    Come on , people. Do none of you understand the Cesspool on the Brazos learnin'?

    Very simply, Texas paid their players better than Jimbo. It's all Aggie knows, so that'll be their story.
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  7. Vol Horn 4 Life

    Vol Horn 4 Life 5,000+ Posts

    Or we got lucky by only having to play them once because they have to play them every year...oh the grueling schedule they have. If they played in the Big XII they could have beaten Bama too because they would have been fresh.
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  8. BevoJoe

    BevoJoe 5,000+ Posts

    I agree. Look at their schedule for this year (just my take on it)

    Easy Street
    S. Carolina
    Texas State

    Better Competition
    Ole Miss
    Mississippi State

    Best Competition

    They should have 8-9 wins. I don't see them beating any of the four best they play. I would laugh if they blow a game to Arky or SC, or better to TSU or UTSA.
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  9. WorsterMan

    WorsterMan 10,000+ Posts

    My crystal ball sees lowly aggy go 7-5 best case and earn a trip to the Poulon Weedeater Bowl.
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  10. NRHorn

    NRHorn 1,000+ Posts

    And then sway and chant SEC.SEC.SEC
    while they beat Indiana in the bowl game.
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  11. BevoJoe

    BevoJoe 5,000+ Posts

    I hope you’re right Worster! 7-5 plus a bowl loss would send them over the edge.
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  12. horninchicago

    horninchicago 5,000+ Posts

    Surprised by two things on the ou game. Surprised the time is already published, and surprised no one commented.

    I recall when ABC/ESPN used to carry this game that 11 am meant it was a national broadcast. Interesting it would already be shown as an 11 am kick.
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  13. X Misn Tx

    X Misn Tx 2,500+ Posts

    If it was the Worx GT Revolution with lifetime spool replacement Bowl I might be impressed.
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  14. PecosBill

    PecosBill 500+ Posts

    In the past ABC/ESPN alternated w FOX on the TXOU game. This year is FOX and they already know which games they have available.
  15. horninchicago

    horninchicago 5,000+ Posts

    I understand that part, but does Fox have a time slot with regional games like ABC/ESPN?

    If nothing else, I was surprised at the lack of meltdown over the 11 am kick haha.
  16. PecosBill

    PecosBill 500+ Posts

    my guess is that FOX is marking the early start in light of the other match ups on that day.
    SEC with CBS getting first choice
    Alabama @ TAMU
    FL @ LSU
    SC @ GA

    FSU @ Clem

    NBC 6:30
    USC @ ND
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  17. Austin_Bill

    Austin_Bill 2,500+ Posts

    That is going to be a great day for watching some football.
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  18. RainH2burntO

    RainH2burntO 2,500+ Posts

    Especially after the early kickoff kick***
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  19. Giovanni Jones

    Giovanni Jones 1,000+ Posts

    I wish they would play Rice at Rice Stadium. For some reason* I just prefer that venue for this game over NRG.

    *being an old fogey
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  20. Dionysus

    Dionysus Cocky + Relaxed Admin

    Agree. It would feel a lot more like college football to me.
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  21. WorsterMan

    WorsterMan 10,000+ Posts

    The ou game time was announced prior to this and did gain many moans & groans from our mature posters.... I detest 11 am kicks for many reasons, especially in this game but, oh well.

    The only good news with the early kick and a win, you get on to the watering hole / restaurant for dinner earlier than the crowd on Sat. night.
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  22. horninchicago

    horninchicago 5,000+ Posts

    Selfishly for me living up in the tundra, the earlier a game is, the better, since it is hard for me to get down there to enjoy the tailgating.
  23. RainH2burntO

    RainH2burntO 2,500+ Posts

    I have 1 great memory of Rice stadium.
    Friend's dad took us there as young pups to watch Eric Dickerson video game them that day.
    Dont know what the stat line was....but it was LARGE.
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  24. Giovanni Jones

    Giovanni Jones 1,000+ Posts

    I was at Rice Stadium for the historic debacle of 1994. (On the plus side, my boss gave me tickets so at least I didn't have to pay $$ to observe the great debacle. And the LHB was funnier than the MOB that night)
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  25. Giovanni Jones

    Giovanni Jones 1,000+ Posts

    A more favorite memory was attending the 1997 UT-Rice game, when Ricky Williams ran for 253 yards and 5 TDs.

    Hanging out with BEVO XIII before the game.
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  26. AC

    AC 1,000+ Posts

    Rice Stadium is pretty awesome. Trivia: Did ya'll know a Super Bowl was played there. I think it was SB II. Late 60's. Not sure of the year.
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  27. I_Dont_Exist

    I_Dont_Exist 1,000+ Posts

    Miami-Minnesota Super Bowl VIII in 74.
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  28. ViperHorn

    ViperHorn 10,000+ Posts

    Garland Owls v. Galena Park state championship game Dec. 1964. Despite what Saber is going to reply the phantom GP TD was just that.
  29. Vol Horn 4 Life

    Vol Horn 4 Life 5,000+ Posts

    Monsters of Rock at Rice Stadium in '88 was better I guarantee. I arrived at about 11am and stayed on the field the entire day. It was in June I think and hotter than hell on that astroturf. Back then they sprayed us with huge water hoses to keep us cooled down. By the time Van Halen went on around 8-9pm I was no more than 75' from the stage. Didn't really pay attention to the stadium but by the time the Scorpions went on before Van Halen the stadium was full and I couldn't move swaying around with the masses. Metallica was the second band to play just before Kingdom Come and they were just getting big not really mainstream yet. Gee, which one of those ended up bigger? I dont even remember the first band, but five in all.

    That was the first concert I ever attended and nothing since has measured up and its not even close. If there were cell phones with cameras back then I would have a hell of a lot of cool stuff to show. As it is it's all in my head.
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  30. Giovanni Jones

    Giovanni Jones 1,000+ Posts

    And it was at Rice Stadium that President Kennedy uttered these immortal words:

    "Why does Rice play Texas?"

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