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 Post subject: 2013-2014 FBS College Bowl Games Pool
PostPosted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 3:02 am 
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Who’s up for another season of the FBS Bowl Pool Game?

The deadline for the pick of EACH GAME is the start time of that game. You can pick ahead for as many games as you like, with the option to change your mind before the game starts. Since I can’t possibly follow and keep track of when each game actually kicks off, we will be going by the advertised start time. If they take a half hour to introduce players, and don’t kick off till later, too bad. I will be going by the advertised start time.

All games are worth 40 points each for a correct guess, with the exception of the following:

Rose Bowl: 50 points
Fiesta Bowl: 50 Points
Sugar Bowl: 50 Points
Orange Bowl: 50 Points
BCS Championship: 75 Points

There will also be 10 Bonus Point Questions, with the deadlines for each BQ coinciding with the Bowl Game they are attached to. Point Spread BQ’s are worth 15 points, minus the variance of your guess to the actual Point Spread. Final Total Points BQ’s are worth 25 points, minus the variance of your guess to the actual Final Total Points.

BQ1: What will be the Point Spread in the Rose Bowl?
BQ2: What will be the Final Total Points scored in the Rose Bowl?
BQ3: What will be the Point Spread in the Fiesta Bowl?
BQ4: What will be the Final Total Points in the Fiesta Bowl?
BQ5: What will be the Point Spread in the Sugar Bowl?
BQ6: What will be the Final Total Points in the Sugar Bowl?
BQ7: What will be the Point Spread in the Orange Bowl?
BQ8: What will be the Final Total Points in the Orange Bowl?
BQ9: What will be the Point Spread in the BCS Championship Game?
BQ:10 What will be the Final Total Points in the BCS Championship Game?

Scoring will be the same as in the NFL Pool. You will receive a score based on the percentage of points you received against the total possible points to earn.

Here’s the chart with the dates/times/etc. Please pick the winner of each game. And please keep them in the same numerical order as I’ve listed them. Since there are so many games, and I’m not as familiar with these teams as I am in the NFL, please don’t just list Wolves, Sooners, etc. I need a game number, and the way I’ve listed the team down on the chart. This will help me out immensely when I do my data entry.

All times listed are Eastern Standard Time:

1. Dec. 21, 2013 (2:00 PM) New Mexico Bowl = Colorado State Rams vs. Washington State Cougars
2. Dec. 21, 2013 (3:30 PM) Las Vegas Bowl = Fresno State Bulldogs vs. University of Southern California Trojans
3. Dec. 21, 2013 (5:30 PM) Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - Buffalo Bulls vs. San Diego State Aztecs
4. Dec. 21, 2013 (9:00 PM) New Orleans Bowl - Tulane Green Wave vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns
5. Dec. 23, 2013 (2:00 PM) Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg - East Carolina Pirates vs. Ohio Bobcats
6. Dec. 24, 2013 (8:00 PM) Hawaii Bowl = Boise State Broncos vs. Oregon State Beavers
7. Dec. 26, 2013 (6:00 PM) Little Caesars Pizza Bowl = Bowling Green Falcons vs. Pittsburgh Panthers
8. Dec. 26, 2013 (9:30 PM) Poinsettia Bowl - Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Utah State Aggies
9. Dec. 27, 2013 (2:30 PM) Military Bowl = Marshall Thundering Herd vs. Maryland Terrapins
10. Dec. 27, 2013 (6:00 PM) Texas Bowl - Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Syracuse Orange
11. Dec. 27, 2013 (9:30 PM) Fight Hunger Bowl - Brigham Young University Cougars vs. Washington Huskies
12. Dec. 28, 2013 (12:00 PM) Pinstripe Bowl = Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights
13. Dec. 28, 2013 (3:20 PM) Belk Bowl = Cincinnati Bearcats vs. North Carolina Tar Heels
14. Dec. 28, 2013 (6:45 PM) Russell Athletic Bowl - Louisville Cardinals vs. Miami Hurricanes
15. Dec. 28, 2013 (10:15 PM ) Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl - Kansas State Wildcats vs. Michigan Wolverines
16. ec. 30, 2013 (11:45 AM) Armed Forces Bowl - Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs. Navy Midshipmen
17. Dec. 30, 2013 (3:15 PM) Music City Bowl - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. University of Mississippi Rebels
18. Dec. 30, 2013 (6:45 PM) Alamo Bowl - Oregon Ducks vs. Texas Longhorns
19. Dec. 30, 2013 (10:15 PM ) Holiday Bowl - Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Texas Tech Raiders
20. Dec. 31, 2013 (12:30 PM) Independence Bowl - Arizona Wildcats vs. Boston College Eagles
21. Dec. 31, 2013 (2:00 PM) Sun Bowl - University of California LA Bruins vs. Virginia Tech Hokies
22. Dec. 31, 2013 (4:00 PM) Liberty Bowl - Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Rice Owls
23. Dec. 31, 2013 8:00 PM) Chick-fil-A Bowl - Duke Blue Devils vs. Texas A&M Aggies
24. Jan. 1, 2014 (12:00 PM) Gator Bowl - Georgia Bulldogs vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers
25. Jan. 1, 2014 (12:00 PM) Heart of Dallas Bowl - North Texas Mean Green vs. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rebels
26. Jan. 1, 2014 (1:00 PM) Capital One Bowl - South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Wisconsin Badgers
27. Jan. 1, 2014 (1:00 PM) Outback Bowl - Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Louisiana State University Tigers
28. Jan. 1, 2014 (5:00 PM) Rose Bowl - Michigan State Spartans vs. Stanford Cardinal
29. Jan. 1, 2014 (8:30 PM) Fiesta Bowl - Baylor Bears vs. University of Central Florida Knights
30. Jan. 2, 2014 (8:30 PM) Sugar Bowl - Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Oklahoma Sooners
31. Jan. 3, 2014 (7:30 PM) Cotton Bowl Classic - Missouri Tigers vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys
32. Jan. 3, 2014 (8:30 PM) Orange Bowl - Clemson Tigers vs. Ohio State Buckeyes
33. Jan. 4, 2014 (1:00 PM) BBVA Compass Bowl - Houston Cougars vs. Vanderbilt Commodores
34. Jan. 5, 2014 (9:00 PM) GoDaddy Bowl - Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Ball State Cardinals
35. Jan. 6, 2014 (8:30 PM) BCS National Championship Game - Florida State Seminoles vs. Auburn Tigers

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 Post subject: Re: 2013-2014 FBS College Bowl Games Pool
PostPosted: Sun Dec 15, 2013 11:59 am 
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BQ1: 11
BQ2: 55
BQ3: 24
BQ4: 60
BQ5: 5
BQ6: 80
BQ7: 12
BQ8: 64
BQ9: 16
BQ:10 74

1. Washington State Cougars
2. University of Southern California Trojans
3. San Diego State Aztecs
4. Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns
5. East Carolina Pirates
6. Oregon State Beavers
7. Pittsburgh Panthers
8. Northern Illinois Huskies
9. Maryland Terrapins
10. Syracuse Orange
11. Washington Huskies
12. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
13. North Carolina Tar Heels
14. Louisville Cardinals
15. Michigan Wolverines
16. Navy Midshipmen
17. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
18. Oregon Ducks
19. Arizona State Sun Devils
20. Arizona Wildcats
21. University of California LA Bruins
22. Mississippi State Bulldogs
23. Texas A&M Aggies
24. Georgia Bulldogs
25. North Texas Mean Green
26. South Carolina Gamecocks
27. Louisiana State University Tigers
28. Stanford Cardinal
29. Baylor Bears
30. Alabama Crimson Tide
31. Oklahoma State Cowboys
32. Ohio State Buckeyes
33. Vanderbilt Commodores
34. Arkansas State Red Wolves
35. Auburn Tigers


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 Post subject: Re: 2013-2014 FBS College Bowl Games Pool
PostPosted: Mon Dec 16, 2013 3:38 pm 
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1. New Mexico Bowl - Washington State Cougars
2. Las Vegas Bowl - Fresno State Bulldogs
3. Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - San Diego State Aztecs
4. New Orleans Bowl - Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns
5. Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl - East Carolina Pirates
6. Hawaii Bowl - Oregon State Beavers
7. Little Caesars Pizza Bowl - Bowling Green Falcons
8. Poinsettia Bowl - Northern Illinois Huskies
9. Military Bowl - Maryland Terrapins
10. Texas Bowl - Minnesota Golden Gophers
11. Fight Hunger Bowl - BYU Cougars
12. Pinstripe Bowl - Notre Dame Fighting Irish
13. Belk Bowl - North Carolina Tar Heels
14. Russell Athletic Bowl - Louisville Cardinals
15. Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl - Kansas State Wildcats
16. Armed Forces Bowl - Navy Midshipmen
17. Music City Bowl - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
18. Alamo Bowl - Oregon Ducks
19. Holiday Bowl - Arizona State Sun Devils
20. Independence Bowl - Arizona Wildcats
21. Sun Bowl - University of California LA Bruins
22. Liberty Bowl - Mississippi State Bulldogs
23. Chick-fil-A Bowl - Texas A&M Aggies
24. Gator Bowl - Georgia Bulldogs
25. Heart of Dallas Bowl - University of Nevada Las Vegas Rebels
26. Capital One Bowl - Wisconsin Badgers
27. Outback Bowl - Louisiana State University Tigers
28. Rose Bowl - Michigan State Spartans
29. Fiesta Bowl - Baylor Bears
30. Sugar Bowl - Alabama Crimson Tide
31. Cotton Bowl Classic - Missouri Tigers
32. Orange Bowl - Clemson Tigers
33. BBVA Compass Bowl - Vanderbilt Commodores
34. GoDaddy Bowl - Arkansas State Red Wolves
35. BCS National Championship Game - Florida State Seminoles

BQ1: What will be the Point Spread in the Rose Bowl? 3
BQ2: What will be the Final Total Points scored in the Rose Bowl? 37
BQ3: What will be the Point Spread in the Fiesta Bowl? 38
BQ4: What will be the Final Total Points in the Fiesta Bowl? 72
BQ5: What will be the Point Spread in the Sugar Bowl? 20
BQ6: What will be the Final Total Points in the Sugar Bowl? 34
BQ7: What will be the Point Spread in the Orange Bowl? 7
BQ8: What will be the Final Total Points in the Orange Bowl? 55
BQ9: What will be the Point Spread in the BCS Championship Game? 10
BQ:10 What will be the Final Total Points in the BCS Championship Game? 58


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 Post subject: Re: 2013-2014 FBS College Bowl Games Pool
PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 7:04 pm 
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1. New Mexico Bowl = Washington State Cougars
2. Las Vegas Bowl = University of Southern California Trojans
3. Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - San Diego State Aztecs
4. New Orleans Bowl - Tulane Green Wave
5. Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg - East Carolina Pirates
6. Hawaii Bowl = Oregon State Beavers
7. Little Caesars Pizza Bowl = Bowling Green Falcons
8. Poinsettia Bowl - Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Utah State Aggies
9. Military Bowl = Marshall Thundering Herd
10. Texas Bowl - Minnesota Golden Gophers
11. Fight Hunger Bowl - Washington Huskies
12. Pinstripe Bowl = Notre Dame Fighting Irish
13. Belk Bowl = North Carolina Tar Heels
14. Russell Athletic Bowl - Louisville Cardinals
15. Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl - Kansas State Wildcats
16. Armed Forces Bowl - Navy Midshipmen
17. Music City Bowl - University of Mississippi Rebels
18. Alamo Bowl - Texas Longhorns
19. Holiday Bowl - Arizona State Sun Devils
20. Independence Bowl - Arizona Wildcats
21. Bowl - University of California LA Bruins
22. Liberty Bowl - Mississippi State Bulldogs
23. Chick-fil-A Bowl - Texas A&M Aggies
24. Gator Bowl - Georgia Bulldogs
25. Heart of Dallas Bowl - North Texas Mean Green
26. Capital One Bowl - Wisconsin Badgers
27. Outback Bowl - Louisiana State University Tigers
28. Rose Bowl - Stanford Cardinal
29. Fiesta Bowl - Baylor Bears
30. Sugar Bowl - Alabama Crimson Tide
31. Cotton Bowl Classic - Missouri Tigers
32. Orange Bowl - Ohio State Buckeyes
33. BBVA Compass Bowl - Vanderbilt Commodores
34. GoDaddy Bowl - Ball State Cardinals
35. BCS National Championship Game - Florida State Seminoles
BQ1: What will be the Point Spread in the Rose Bowl? 6
BQ2: What will be the Final Total Points scored in the Rose Bowl? 42
BQ3: What will be the Point Spread in the Fiesta Bowl? 17
BQ4: What will be the Final Total Points in the Fiesta Bowl? 66
BQ5: What will be the Point Spread in the Sugar Bowl? 14
BQ6: What will be the Final Total Points in the Sugar Bowl? 52
BQ7: What will be the Point Spread in the Orange Bowl? 3
BQ8: What will be the Final Total Points in the Orange Bowl? 66
BQ9: What will be the Point Spread in the BCS Championship Game? 9
BQ:10 What will be the Final Total Points in the BCS Championship Game? 63

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 Post subject: My Picks
PostPosted: Fri Dec 20, 2013 11:32 pm 
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1. Colorado State Rams
2. University of Southern California Trojans
3. San Diego State Aztecs
4. Tulane Green Wave
5. St. Petersburg East Carolina Pirates
6. Boise State Broncos
7. Bowling Green Falcons
8. Northern Illinois Huskies
9. Marshall Thundering Herd
10. Minnesota Golden Gophers
11. Washington Huskies
12. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
13. Cincinnati Bearcats
14. Miami Hurricanes
15. Kansas State Wildcats
16. Navy Midshipmen
17. University of Mississippi Rebels
18. Oregon Ducks
19. Arizona State Sun Devils
20. Arizona Wildcats
21. University of California, LA Bruins
22. Mississippi State Bulldogs
23. Texas A&M Aggies
24. Georgia Bulldogs
25. North Texas Mean Green
26. Wisconsin Badgers
27. Louisiana State University Tigers
28. Stanford Cardinal
29. Baylor Bears
30. Alabama Crimson Tide
31. Missouri Tigers
32. Clemson Tigers
33. Vanderbilt Commodores
34. Arkansas State Red Wolves
35. Florida State Seminoles


BQ1: 6
BQ2: 44
BQ3: 10
BQ4: 62
BQ5: 14
BQ6: 52
BQ7: 5
BQ8: 64
BQ9: 10
BQ:10 71

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 Post subject: Re: 2013-2014 FBS College Bowl Games Pool
PostPosted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 6:44 am 
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1. New Mexico Bowl -Washington State Cougars
2. Las Vegas Bowl - Fresno State Bulldogs
3. Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - San Diego State Aztecs
4. New Orleans Bowl - Tulane Green Wave
5. Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg - East Carolina Pirates
6. Hawaii Bowl - Oregon State Beavers
7. Little Caesars Pizza Bowl - Bowling Green Falcons
8. Poinsettia Bowl - Utah State Aggies
9. Military Bowl - Marshall Thundering Herd
10. Texas Bowl - Minnesota Golden Gophers
11. Fight Hunger Bowl - Washington Huskies
12. Pinstripe Bowl - Notre Dame Fighting Irish
13. Belk Bowl - North Carolina Tar Heels
14. Russell Athletic Bowl - Louisville Cardinals
15. Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl - Kansas State Wildcats
16. Armed Forces Bowl - Navy Midshipmen
17. Music City Bowl - University of Mississippi Rebels
18. Alamo Bowl - Oregon Ducks
19. Holiday Bowl - Arizona State Sun Devils
20. Independence Bowl - Arizona Wildcats
21. Bowl - University of California LA Bruins
22. Liberty Bowl - Mississippi State Bulldogs
23. Chick-fil-A Bowl - Texas A&M Aggies
24. Gator Bowl - Georgia Bulldogs
25. Heart of Dallas Bowl - North Texas Mean Green
26. Capital One Bowl - Wisconsin Badgers
27. Outback Bowl - Louisiana State University Tigers
28. Rose Bowl - Michigan State Spartans
29. Fiesta Bowl - Baylor Bears
30. Sugar Bowl - Alabama Crimson Tide
31. Cotton Bowl Classic - Missouri Tigers
32. Orange Bowl - Ohio State Buckeyes
33. BBVA Compass Bowl - Vanderbilt Commodores
34. GoDaddy Bowl - Ball State Cardinals
35. BCS National Championship Game - Auburn Tigers


BQ1: What will be the Point Spread in the Rose Bowl? 6
BQ2: What will be the Final Total Points scored in the Rose Bowl? 41
BQ3: What will be the Point Spread in the Fiesta Bowl? 17
BQ4: What will be the Final Total Points in the Fiesta Bowl? 60
BQ5: What will be the Point Spread in the Sugar Bowl? 17
BQ6: What will be the Final Total Points in the Sugar Bowl? 48

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 Post subject: Re: 2013-2014 FBS College Bowl Games Pool
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8. Poinsettia Bowl - Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Utah State Aggies


oops ... lol

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 Post subject: Re: 2013-2014 FBS College Bowl Games Pool
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Here are the results for the 2013-2014 FBS College Bowls Pool Game. Since the chart is too big to post here, I will just list the Rank/Score, and if you’d like to check out how I came to these scores, you can check out the recaps I posted on my personal web page.

RESULTS
1. 74.576 Marianne
2. 70.915 fieldshowqueen
3. 70.034 Hostrauser
4. 69.153 teacherken
5. 67.458 jacjar1


I have the recaps for all three boards on one Excel Workbook. If you don’t have Excel on your computer, you can download an Excel reader here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=1CD6ACF9-CE06-4E1C-8DCF-F33F669DBC3A&displaylang=en

Each board is on a separate tab, and one tab has the results of the three boards combined so you can see how this board’s members fared against the other boards. I also have a tab showing everyone’s picks as I entered them. So if you think I got the results wrong, please double check that I entered your picks right, and please let me know so I can make the necessary corrections.

Check the recaps here: http://home.comcast.net/~fbpoolgame/2013-2014%20FBS%20Bowls%20Pool.xls If you get a username/password prompt, just click on “cancel,” and you should still be able to gain access to the workbook. If you have any problems accessing the workbook, please PM me with your e-mail address and I’ll just e-mail it to you direct.


Thanks for playing!!

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 Post subject: Re: 2013-2014 FBS College Bowl Games Pool
PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 10:19 am 
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I KNEW my mistake in game 8 would bite me in the rear (it would have been Utah according to my notes).

Thank you for hosting this again Marianne. You're the best!!

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 Post subject: Re: 2013-2014 FBS College Bowl Games Pool
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Did anyone happen to see how WOP fared against the other boards? I don't think I've ever seen it separated out like this!

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 Post subject: Re: 2013-2014 FBS College Bowl Games Pool
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Marianne wrote:
Did anyone happen to see how WOP fared against the other boards? I don't think I've ever seen it separated out like this!

Hey ... when you're good, you're good ... what else can I say. LOL

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