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USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by SEOhAg » August 15th, 2019, 10:04 am

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/n ... 770477001/

If you don't want to read the article the rankings are:

1) UCF
2) Army
3) Boise St
4) App St
5) SDSU
6) Cinci
7) Ohio
8) Memphis
9) Fresno
10) North Texas

Just missing the cut: Toledo, Air Force, Houston, UAB, and BYU



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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by thegreendalegelf » August 15th, 2019, 10:23 am

While I don't see us as the best G5 team this year, and there are questions around us, I am surprised how low they have us. I wonder what our "USA TODAY Sports’ summer ranking" is. They have BYU-P at 55 and didn't list us as a "just missed" so I have to assume we are sub 60.



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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by slcagg » August 15th, 2019, 10:29 am

SEOhAg wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 10:04 am
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/n ... 770477001/

If you don't want to read the article the rankings are:

1) UCF
2) Army
3) Boise St
4) App St
5) SDSU
6) Cinci
7) Ohio
8) Memphis
9) Fresno
10) North Texas

Just missing the cut: Toledo, Air Force, Houston, UAB, and BYU
UNT? You mean the team we beat by 40 last game of the year? Seems a bit silly.
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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by AGGIEinIOWA » August 15th, 2019, 10:40 am

Seeing that we will play 5 teams ahead of us on this list in Boise, SDSU, Fresno, Air Force, and BYU-P, we certainly will have our chance to prove where we belong in this conversation.
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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by Madmartigan » August 15th, 2019, 10:46 am

slcagg wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 10:29 am
SEOhAg wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 10:04 am
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/n ... 770477001/

If you don't want to read the article the rankings are:

1) UCF
2) Army
3) Boise St
4) App St
5) SDSU
6) Cinci
7) Ohio
8) Memphis
9) Fresno
10) North Texas

Just missing the cut: Toledo, Air Force, Houston, UAB, and BYU
UNT? You mean the team we beat by 40 last game of the year? Seems a bit silly.
They must return everybody from the team that we absolutely slaughtered without most of our then coaching staff...



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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by HomeTown » August 15th, 2019, 10:57 am

Those rankings are very suspect in my opinion. It seems that the reasons that we could've been knocked down, new coaching staff, graduated offensive production, etc. are also facing some of the teams up high on the list.



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Post by newhouse9 » August 15th, 2019, 11:01 am

I love that they left USU off. Preseason means nothing anyway, and if the team is paying attention, hopefully it is motivating.
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Post by thegreendalegelf » August 15th, 2019, 11:03 am

newhouse9 wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 11:01 am
I love that they left USU off. Preseason means nothing anyway, and if the team is paying attention, hopefully it is motivating.
"Preseason rankings don't mean anything about how good you are just how respected you are." paraphrasing Coach Smith.

This disrespect hopefully motivates them, but I certainly don't love that we were left off.
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Post by ineptimusprime » August 15th, 2019, 11:21 am

Meh. I’m not that confident we’ll be good either. We’ll find out soon!



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Post by brownjeans » August 15th, 2019, 11:27 am

I hate that they're doing a separate power rankings for G5 conferences.
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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by aggies22 » August 15th, 2019, 12:36 pm

SEOhAg wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 10:04 am
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/n ... 770477001/

If you don't want to read the article the rankings are:

1) UCF
2) Army
3) Boise St
4) App St
5) SDSU
6) Cinci
7) Ohio
8) Memphis
9) Fresno
10) North Texas

Just missing the cut: Toledo, Air Force, Houston, UAB, and BYU
It sounds to me that whoever put this list together didn't do much homework. San Diego State and Fresno State suffered similar losses in productivity and Air Force and that loser school from the south DO NOT even belong in the conversation.
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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by USU78 » August 15th, 2019, 12:38 pm

McNews.
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Post by Aggie84025 » August 15th, 2019, 12:40 pm

This is a great opportunity to prove these predictions wrong. I believe we will, but you never know what is going to happen.



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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by Imakeitrain » August 15th, 2019, 1:20 pm

We bumjugged North Texas in the bowl game. We lost some play makers, yes. But we didn't lose nearly enough to now be considered that much worse.


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Post by ViAggie » August 15th, 2019, 1:24 pm

USU78 wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 12:38 pm
McNews.
Fake McNews!
Fake Poll
ALL FAKE! :joking:


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Post by AggieFBObsession » August 15th, 2019, 1:29 pm

ViAggie wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 1:24 pm
USU78 wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 12:38 pm
McNews.
Fake McNews!
Fake Poll
ALL FAKE! :joking:
It's because we're a p5 school per GA. :joking:
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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by Full » August 15th, 2019, 2:55 pm

Myerberg used to be the best when he wrote about G5 teams. He would pick up on so much every other national writer would never talk about. His previews were way above Phil Steele. I religiously read his articles about ever opponent and team in the conference. I think with his new job he doesn’t need to put in the work required to know about all the FBS teams, or maybe the passion for his work has faded as he got older. Either way having Air Force and North Texas listed without USU I think show a lack of homework and respect. Stick it up on a board and give the team another enemy.



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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by AGNUMPI » August 15th, 2019, 4:23 pm

slcagg wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 10:29 am
SEOhAg wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 10:04 am
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/n ... 770477001/

If you don't want to read the article the rankings are:

1) UCF
2) Army
3) Boise St
4) App St
5) SDSU
6) Cinci
7) Ohio
8) Memphis
9) Fresno
10) North Texas

Just missing the cut: Toledo, Air Force, Houston, UAB, and BYU
UNT? You mean the team we beat by 40 last game of the year? Seems a bit silly.
Ranked below UAB...


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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by ViAggie » August 15th, 2019, 5:04 pm

AggieFBObsession wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 1:29 pm
ViAggie wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 1:24 pm
USU78 wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 12:38 pm
McNews.
Fake McNews!
Fake Poll
ALL FAKE! :joking:
It's because we're a p5 school per GA. :joking:
Good McPoint!


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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by ViAggie » August 15th, 2019, 5:05 pm

AGNUMPI wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 4:23 pm
slcagg wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 10:29 am
SEOhAg wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 10:04 am
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/n ... 770477001/

If you don't want to read the article the rankings are:

1) UCF
2) Army
3) Boise St
4) App St
5) SDSU
6) Cinci
7) Ohio
8) Memphis
9) Fresno
10) North Texas

Just missing the cut: Toledo, Air Force, Houston, UAB, and BYU
UNT? You mean the team we beat by 40 last game of the year? Seems a bit silly.
Ranked below UAB...
Didn't UAB fold shop on their football program a few years ago? How do you go from folding shop to perinatal G5 contender?


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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by AGNUMPI » August 15th, 2019, 5:47 pm

ViAggie wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 5:05 pm
AGNUMPI wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 4:23 pm
slcagg wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 10:29 am
SEOhAg wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 10:04 am
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/n ... 770477001/

If you don't want to read the article the rankings are:

1) UCF
2) Army
3) Boise St
4) App St
5) SDSU
6) Cinci
7) Ohio
8) Memphis
9) Fresno
10) North Texas

Just missing the cut: Toledo, Air Force, Houston, UAB, and BYU
UNT? You mean the team we beat by 40 last game of the year? Seems a bit silly.
Ranked below UAB...
Didn't UAB fold shop on their football program a few years ago? How do you go from folding shop to perinatal G5 contender?
Especially when they were prenatal bottom dwellers.

I haven't paid any attention to them the last 2 years. 8 wins in 2017 (their first year back after missing 2015 and 2016 seasons and having to rebuild with JC recruits) and 11 wins in 2018. Granted they are in the CUSA, but still. That is crazy.


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Post by AGNUMPI » August 15th, 2019, 5:48 pm

I still think it is crazy that we are ranked below UAB despite their 11 wins last season.


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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by QuackAttackAggie » August 15th, 2019, 5:51 pm

if you want to see a joke, go take a look at army's schedule. an FCS team could go 6-6 with it.



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Re: USAToday Group of 5 Rankings: USU NR

Post by NavyBlueAggie » August 15th, 2019, 8:28 pm

QuackAttackAggie wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 5:51 pm
if you want to see a joke, go take a look at army's schedule. an FCS team could go 6-6 with it.

Army plays Michigan and later on Air Force and Hawaii. The AFA game will be a solid measuring stick for the strength of Army. As Quack has noted, the Army schedule is pretty light this season.



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