Pre-season 2020 - We're number 12?

Discussion in 'On The Field' started by CreakyHorn, Jan 13, 2020.

  1. CreakyHorn

    CreakyHorn 100+ Posts

    The 247 "way too early" poll has us a #12. BlowU and LSU are ranked higher, so I'm assuming this indicates we'll finish 10-2. I think we'll beat one of those two next year, and probably lose a game we shouldn't. I'm predicting a 10-2 season. Is that overly optimistic? What is the record below which TH should be re-evaluated?
  2. stanhin

    stanhin 2,500+ Posts

    13, 13, 14, and 16 in four other "way too early" polls
  3. wadster

    wadster 5,000+ Posts

    That's really generous.
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  4. 4th_floor

    4th_floor Grrrrrrrrr!

    It all depends on if we learn to play defense. If the answer is yes, 10 - 2 or 11-1 is very possible. If no, then we will finish about the same as this year.
  5. zuckercanyon

    zuckercanyon 1,000+ Posts

    We’ll be better than 2019. Think 10 wins possible. All of that 2018 class that didn’t redshirt will be juniors (finally)!
  6. easy

    easy 2,500+ Posts

    12-15 would have been my guess
  7. LonghornCatholic

    LonghornCatholic Romantic Catholic

    We lose to LSU and Okie State.
  8. zuckercanyon

    zuckercanyon 1,000+ Posts

    Let’s play em one at a time, shall we?
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  9. wadster

    wadster 5,000+ Posts

    Why Okie St of all teams? Let's beat the purple teams and I'll be happier. We lost to TCU with a freshman QB. Good grief that was a bad loss.
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  10. Austin_Bill

    Austin_Bill 1,000+ Posts

    LSU underclassmen starters that can declare for the NFL Draft. I actually think the majority will declare.

    Wr Justin Jefferson
    S Grant Delpit
    LB K'Levon Chaisson
    NT Shelvin Tyler
    S Jacoby Stevens
    LB Jacob Phillips
    LB Patrick Queen
    DE Glen Logan
    RB Clyde Edward-Helaire
    TE Thaddeus Moss
    RT Austin Deculus
    C Lloyd Cushenberry
    LT Saahdig Charles
  11. El Sapo

    El Sapo Bevo's BFF

    Hello offseason. Can't say I missed you.
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  12. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    Brett McMurphy has aggy #6 in his "too early" 2020 preseason poll
    So I looked at their schedule and it does look like they have put together as soft a run as possible
    First, they avoid both Florida and Georgia. Again
    Their OOC schedule is soft, as usual, and all 4 are at home -- ACU, UNT, Fresno St & Colorado
    Conf home games -- Ole Miss, Vanderbilt & LSU. Plus they play Piglet in Dallas.
    Conf road games - Miss St, Auburn, South Carolina, Alabama
    They have averaged over 4-losses per season since entering the SEC. This schedule looks like it may let them beat that average. But #6 still seems quite a stretch

    Brett McMurphy's Top 25 College Football Rankings for 2020 - Stadium
  13. 250+ Posts

    Can’t believe Chase is a true sophomore.

    Maybe he’ll sit out next year and prep for draft. Just maybe
  14. wadster

    wadster 5,000+ Posts

    Aggy could get to 10-2 if they win all the games they should and get one upset over Auburn, LSU, Bama. Bama and LSU are both replacing their QBs. So yea, I could see it. I could also see 8-4 if the drop one they shouldn't. Pirate game will be interesting.
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  15. Chop

    Chop 2,500+ Posts

    The ags return a lot of starters, but their QB is still lacking. With a relatively weak schedule, I could see them going anywhere from 6-6 to 9-3. Of course, MSU and Ole Miss are no longer pushover games.

    They play Abilene Christian?!?!? C'mon ags...
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2020
  16. X Misn Tx

    X Misn Tx 2,500+ Posts

    i'm with the Wad. that's pretty fair.
  17. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    Yeah. They will screw it up. Somehow. You cant fight destiny.
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  18. BurntOrangeLH

    BurntOrangeLH 1,000+ Posts

    That was indeed truly bad.
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  19. BurntOrangeLH

    BurntOrangeLH 1,000+ Posts

    Hey! UTSA is their most intense rival!
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  20. Driver 8

    Driver 8 smoooove

    No we are playing them all right now, come on
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  21. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    Watch out for the train
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  22. El Sapo

    El Sapo Bevo's BFF

    It's true. They do have a train...

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  23. RainH2burntO

    RainH2burntO 1,000+ Posts

    Ozzy's Osbourne says hi...
    All aboard!!
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  24. X Misn Tx

    X Misn Tx 2,500+ Posts

    For the record, I do NOT prefer the term "natty."
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  25. RainH2burntO

    RainH2burntO 1,000+ Posts

    Sounds like a cheap beer consumed in rural areas
  26. caryhorn

    caryhorn 5,000+ Posts

    But it's so much more fun to play them 3 at a time. A football Ménage à trois, so to speak.
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  27. MajesticII

    MajesticII 1,000+ Posts

    OSU returns a seasoned QB vs the wide-eyed Freshman he was last year.
    They return their stud escapes me right now. Wallace ?
    They also return Chuba Hubbard.
    Its in Stillwater.
    They will know exactly what we do on offense.
  28. MajesticII

    MajesticII 1,000+ Posts

    Bama will be just fine with the QB they ended the year with. LSU on the other hand will break in a new QB maybe without their guru passing game guy. The Pirate will not have the weapons he needs for a couple years unless the portal helps him out.
  29. Run Pincher

    Run Pincher 1,000+ Posts

    Chubba could declare. Has he decided?
  30. CreakyHorn

    CreakyHorn 100+ Posts

    I never get tired of this graphic. And the best part is that aggy manages to follow the script.

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