Predict Horns vs UT El Paso

Discussion in 'On The Field' started by LonghornCatholic, Sep 4, 2020.

  1. Olehornfan

    Olehornfan 1,000+ Posts

    UTA 54
    UTEP 10
     
  2. joh

    joh 25+ Posts

    TX 59
    UTEP 6
     
  3. I_Dont_Exist

    I_Dont_Exist 1,000+ Posts

    Horns 62
    UTEP 6
     
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  4. Chop

    Chop 2,500+ Posts

    UT 52
    UTEP 9
     
  5. Horns11

    Horns11 5,000+ Posts

    Texas 48, UTEP 13
     
  6. mb227

    mb227 2,500+ Posts

    THAT could be a challenge to squeeze into the contest format...if we are doing that again.
     
  7. mb227

    mb227 2,500+ Posts

    I did not watch the game against SFA, but UTEP seems to have generally had their way with the 'jacks. The per-carry average for the leading rusher was impressive, so I looked at the scoring plays...no big breakaway runs for a score. QB was not overly gaudy with the passing, but he was efficient, to the extent that 17-28 is efficient for ~210 yards is efficient. UTEP was favored and did cover, but the game went under. Was this because of both schools allegedly fixing weak defenses or do both offenses just leave something to be desired. We'll know more this week...

    Texas comes in giving 43 points. O/U is currently at 58.5, which suggests blowout along the lines of 51-7 if you took the under and give the points. Personally, this is too many points to give up, especially against a team that does at least have a real game under their contact. Texas HAS to be concerned about some level of injury related to the shortened season, so second and third-team SHOULD be in during second half of the game. Sam should ALSO not be playing the full game...get the Hypesman highlights in the first half and then kick the everloving crap out of the land-thieves before a national audience.

    Pre-pick analysis having largely been completed since some of you uphauling idoits don't care anyhow...take the UTEP points and the over for this season-opening win.

    TEXAS- 48
    UTEP- 13

     
  8. Dionysus

    Dionysus Cocky + Relaxed Admin

    I’m not, but maybe someone else wants to run with it. It was fun but it ended up taking way more time than I expected, and I don’t have the bandwidth this year.
     
  9. mb227

    mb227 2,500+ Posts

    Next I suppose you are going to try and tell us that you have a life...
     
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  10. stanhin

    stanhin 5,000+ Posts

    UT 38 UTEP 17
     
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  11. LonghornCatholic

    LonghornCatholic Romantic Catholic

    Doomed
     
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  12. LonghornCatholic

    LonghornCatholic Romantic Catholic

    So IvanDiablo is the forever prediction champ?
     
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  13. LHABSOB

    LHABSOB 500+ Posts

    UT- 44; UTEP- 13
     
  14. mb227

    mb227 2,500+ Posts

    Not just no but HELL TO THE NO!
     
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  15. George Bailey

    George Bailey No beans in my chili, thank you

    Horns 49
    UT-Beto 13

    Me 2
    Matt's El Rancho Knock Outs 0
    (30 mins later, me 0)
     
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  16. mchammer

    mchammer 10,000+ Posts

    I don’t want to spoil the angst but all you have to do to identify the winner is to search the thread with various numbers that are close to team scores. The system could be closest to UT score and the tie breaker is closest to opponent score. Shouldn’t take more than 1 minute to identify the winner.
     
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  17. Run Pincher

    Run Pincher 1,000+ Posts

    I'm not doing it this year. Too much pressure and Stat said I only won last year because I copied his predictions.:idk:
     
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  18. LonghornCatholic

    LonghornCatholic Romantic Catholic

    That’s crazy talk!
     
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  19. WorsterMan

    WorsterMan 10,000+ Posts


    Hey, Stat SAYS a lot of things 'round here.... :headbang:
     
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  20. MUCHO

    MUCHO 100+ Posts

    Austin - 48
    El Paso - 16
     
  21. LonghornDave

    LonghornDave 1,000+ Posts

    45 to 0
    Longhorns
     
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  22. AC

    AC 1,000+ Posts

    51-10 Longhorns.
     
  23. erbutch

    erbutch 100+ Posts

    31-17 Horns escape in 4th quarter
     
  24. gahornphan

    gahornphan 500+ Posts

    Texas wins 70-0
     
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  25. Run Pincher

    Run Pincher 1,000+ Posts

    I really don't think this is going to be a cakewalk. I think Texas will pull away in the second half, but UTEP has played a game so Texas may keep them in the game in the first half with mishaps, penalties and turnovers.
     
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  26. mb227

    mb227 2,500+ Posts

    It takes a big man to admit I was wrong.

    I am NOT a big man.

     
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  27. caryhorn

    caryhorn 5,000+ Posts

    This was close to my pick, but yours is closer to final score than mine. Horns would have scored 70 in three quarters if Sam had stayed in. :smile1:

    That being said, I am very glad Sam got out when he did, and that Thompson got good playing time.
    Sam played wonderfully, and looks every bit Heisman worthy. :hookem:
     
  28. mb227

    mb227 2,500+ Posts

    At least I got this part correct...

     

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