Inside the Committee's Deliberations

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  1. stanhin

    stanhin 5,000+ Posts

  2. NJlonghorn

    NJlonghorn 2,500+ Posts

    From the article: “There wasn’t any serious consideration of including Alabama without Texas because there was so much respect in the room for the Longhorns’ Week 2 win in Tuscaloosa.”
    I would’ve been disappointed, and surprised, if he had said they considered it but decided otherwise. Despite what many say to the contrary (both here and elsewhere), the committee has been remarkably consistent and fair in what is an inherently difficult selection process.
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  3. stanhin

    stanhin 5,000+ Posts

    Sounds like we would have been in regardless whether Georgia or Alabama won (because the Committee did not believe FSU could win it all), but the benefit of Alabama winning is that they are drawing most of the fire from disappointed FSU fans, whereas, if Georgia had won, we would have been number 4 and squarely in FSU's gunsights. ;)
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    Last edited: Dec 4, 2023
  4. Driver 8

    Driver 8 Amor Fati

    Four spots for five conferences. Next year’s expanded playoff should help a lot.
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  5. mchammer

    mchammer 10,000+ Posts

    Should *fix* the issue.
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  6. Dionysus

    Dionysus Idoit Admin

    TCU is why FSU got snubbed. Nobody wants to see that carnage again.
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  7. Chop

    Chop 10,000+ Posts

    For the final spot: Bama or FSU...

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  8. Chop

    Chop 10,000+ Posts

    Bet you're glad now that we have a conference championship game.

    Just saying...
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  9. havoc7701

    havoc7701 Sponsor and Aggy Ridiculer

    No doubt, this is mentioned in the article.
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  10. BornOrange0855

    BornOrange0855 250+ Posts

    Believe me. I've conversed with several people about the selections. The people who hate us, hate us no matter what. Their hatred makes any casual conversation on this subject impossible. There isn't any logic behind their points as to why we shouldn't be in. Only hatred.
  11. X Misn Tx

    X Misn Tx 2,500+ Posts

    There wasn't much debate about Texas not getting in. Because they couldn't justify Alabama over Texas. So it was simply about Bama/FSU.
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  12. bystander

    bystander 10,000+ Posts

    That Texas win over the Crimson Tide was gold Jerry! Gold!
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  13. bystander

    bystander 10,000+ Posts

    I've said it many times:

    * Five Power 5 conference champions
    * Three were undefeated
    * Of the other two one-loss champions, Texas beat Alabama

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  14. stanhin

    stanhin 5,000+ Posts

    Enough said. ;)
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  15. bystander

    bystander 10,000+ Posts

    I gotcha!
  16. mchammer

    mchammer 10,000+ Posts

    Regardless it’s not our issue and the issue is going away next year. We are losing mucher focusness over this.
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    Last edited: Dec 5, 2023
  17. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada 10,000+ Posts

    Next year we will get drama and whining about who has the best 3 loss team.

    Hell, there is drama and whining over the basketball tourney, and who is #65 vs 66. Ridiculous!

    EDIT: With the play-ins I suppose it is #68 vs 69. Still ridiculous.
  18. bystander

    bystander 10,000+ Posts

    My focus is that we deserve it and however we look at it, we deserve it. So you are correct!
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  19. horninchicago

    horninchicago 10,000+ Posts

    Again, who cares that FSU is undefeated? Oh,, some of you, that's right. What is their SOS, and, more importantly, even with their 2nd string QB, how would ANYONE say they are a better team than Texas or Alabama? Good lord, this is beyond ridiculous at this point.
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  20. bystander

    bystander 10,000+ Posts

    Yes, it is. It's part media (they like the conversation), coaches (it looks terrible if they're not in the top 69) and the fans (they just want so much!).
  21. LonghornEE72

    LonghornEE72 25+ Posts

    I expect there will be P*****g and m*****g about who is the 4th seed and gets a bye ...
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  22. bystander

    bystander 10,000+ Posts

    More drill down on the choice of Alabama over FSU from my friends in Tallahassee, Florida...

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  23. NRHorn

    NRHorn 2,500+ Posts

    I was going to write this response as well
    FSU looked terrible.
    No one would take the opposite bet of my proposal here. Fine take FSU-
    $1,000 per game FSU vs:
    t OSU
    Probably OU, as well.
    The End.
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  24. 1sahorn

    1sahorn 1,000+ Posts

    Glad we're moving to 12 teams so we can argue over "who deserved the #12 spot" as opposed to "who deserved the #4 spot."
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  25. Pomspoms

    Pomspoms 5,000+ Posts

    oh, speaking about SOS.
    FSU beat
    These teams have good athletes and coaches. FSU took care of biz when they could have faltered.
  26. horninchicago

    horninchicago 10,000+ Posts

    9-3 LSU
    7-5 Miami
    5-7 Florida
    10-3 and horrible Louisville

    You are advocating for FSU over Bama, apparently. Their only loss being to us and then beating #1 Georgia really trumps everything except FSU being undefeated against a bunch of turds.

    Anyway...Ford/Chevy. Why are you beating the FSU drum so hard? Who really gives a crap?
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  27. LonghornCatholic

    LonghornCatholic Deo Gratias

  28. Pomspoms

    Pomspoms 5,000+ Posts

    Maybe someone can help me out.
    I was trying to figure out the bracket for a 12 team playoff but could not.
    I can work out a Brackett for a 4, 8, 16
  29. everette

    everette 250+ Posts

    I think he's trying to nix the idea of pro SEC bias.
  30. Pomspoms

    Pomspoms 5,000+ Posts

    I am only responding to your posts so you are beating the drum hard on this subject also.
    Look, bama is better than FSU at this moment. But that is an opinion, therefore it is subjective. I don't like teams being put in the CFP based on subjectivity and opinion, therefore what happens on the field matters and to me bama losing by double digits at home should cost them when FSU went undefeated. It now feels like "let's just put in whoever we think is best".
    So this is travesty. This why I am banging the drum hard.

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