Athlon Sports Predictions For Each P5 Conference

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  1. KINGDOOSH

    KINGDOOSH Well-Known Member
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    Big XII
    1. OU
    2. Texas
    3. WVU
    4. K-State
    5. TCU
    6. Iowa State
    7. Oklahoma State
    8. Texas Tech
    9. Baylor
    10. Kansas
    https://athlonsports.com/college-football/early-big-12-football-predictions-2018

    PAC 12 North
    1. Washington
    2. Stanford
    3. Oregon
    4. Cal
    5. Washington State
    6. Oregon State

    PAC 12 South
    1. USC
    2. Utah
    3. Arizona
    4. UCLA
    5. Colorado
    6. AZ State
    https://athlonsports.com/college-football/early-pac-12-football-predictions-2018

    B1G East
    1. Ohio State
    2. Michigan
    3. Michigan State
    4. Penn State
    5. Maryland
    6. Indiana
    7. Rutgers

    B1G West
    1. Wisconsin
    2. Northwestern
    3. Iowa
    4. Purdue
    5. Nebraska
    6. Minnesota
    7. Illinois
    https://athlonsports.com/college-football/early-big-ten-football-predictions-2018

    ACC Atlantic
    1. Clemson
    2. FSU
    3. NC State
    4. Boston College
    5. Wake Forest
    6. Louisville
    7. Syracuse

    ACC Coastal
    1. Miami
    2. Virginia Tech
    3. Georgia Tech
    4. Pitt
    5. Duke
    6. North Carolina
    7. Virginia
    https://athlonsports.com/college-football/early-acc-football-predictions-2018

    SEC East
    1.Georgia
    2. Florida
    3. SCAR
    4. Mizzou
    5. Tennessee
    6. Kentucky
    7. Vanderbilt

    SEC West
    1. Auburn
    2. LSU
    3. Alabama
    4. Mississippi State
    5. Texas A&M
    6. Arkansas
    7. Ole Miss
    https://athlonsports.com/college-football/early-sec-football-predictions-2018
     
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    Chalk
     
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    Article for the P12 is from Jan. I’m not convinced.
     
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  4. KINGDOOSH

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    They´re all from January and I hate Athlon but it´s all I could find for now.
     
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    They have it wrong for the ACC Coastal. While I think Miami will win again, no way will Va Tech finish that high with everything going on with them. And since Ga Tech is coming to Pittsburgh, I think Pitt finished second.
     
  6. KINGDOOSH

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    Big XII needs UCF and . What say you, P6 guy?
    It´s Athlon. How DAAAAAAAARE they put TCU at #5 in the Big 12!!
     
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    We have Orgeron - how could they put us second in the west, behind Auburn no less? We're going to win the league.
     
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    Bama at 3rd in the West lol?
     
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    Need to replace Coach Cool with Mr. Miles, no?
     
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    and where he put UcFailure?
     
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    Honestly I wouldn't mind giving it a go... He would be fun out in West Texas don't ya think?
     
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    We go thru these stupid articles every year from these magazines yet people won’t stop buying them will they
     
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    We beat South Carolina Missouri and Tennessee all last year, but sure they improved and we just sat on our ass and did absolutely nothing . :rolleyes: Typical lazy ass journalism. Nevermind UK finishing 2nd and 3rd last two years and only improving each season.
     
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    FIFY
     
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    Yup. All these way too early predictions are just chalk. Doesn't get interesting until August
     
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    Athlon sucks.
     
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    Having a little problem with cutting and pasting? Let me help:

    "West Division

    1. Alabama

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    Alabama will be an overwhelming favorite to win the West Division and reclaim the SEC title in 2018..."
     
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    I have a hard time seeing Penn State finishing 4th in the East. They host Ohio State, Michigan State, and travel to Michigan. Damn the East is gonna be a blood bath.

    I predict:

    1. Ohio State
    2. Penn State
    3. Michigan
    4. Michigan State
    5. Maryland
    6. Indiana
    7. Rutgers
     
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    Your version sucks.
     
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    Id probably put yall at 4th behind NC State. I think UofL is going to take a step back this year but next to last? No. As much as I hate Petrino he can coach.
     
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    I, for one, would also like to say how appalled I am that Athlon has Alabama below Auburn and LSU.
     
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    So Bama in 3rd with their schedule is chauk?
     
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    Finally, took a long time for that troll to be recognized
     
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    Bama 3rd in the west??? This is a new type of stupid!
     
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    I don´t understand.
     
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    Big 12 is way off. Texas won't be anywhere near second. Seventh or eight is more reasonable.
     
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    I don’t think a lot of people are giving Mizz enough love. I wouldn’t count them out, but the East is probably Georgia and then ugly step sisters fighting for the second slipper. West the Iron Bowl will decide.
     
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    I agree. Without Lamar it's going to be a rough year. But not that rough. Petrino is a total scumbag, but like you said he can coach.
     
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    I don't disagree necessarily, but a lot of that stems from how hot they came on at the end of the season. Before that stretch Odom hasn't exactly inspired fear in any of the rest of us East teams. Not saying he couldn't have finally turned the corner with them, just saying who's to say that wasn't lightning in a bottle and they play more mediocre football this fall. Teams usually regress to their mean over time. If Lock and that offense pick up where they left off then yeah...Id say they'll give a lot of us hell. Missouri usually has some solid NFL caliber defenders so it will be interesting to see how Odom parlays last year's hot streak into success this season.
     
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    MIzzou will have an offense, especially a passing game, to contend with the SEC's best. The question is whether it will have a defense.
     
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    Wow Bama three in the west section of the sec...does this mean we get four sec teams in the Playoff so that they can justify including Bama?
     

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