How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby nphsbuckeye » Sat Oct 16, 2010 11:05 pm

Fred_McGriff wrote:
beidoun wrote:It makes the Michigan or Virginia decision easy for me.


Yeah, go to a school that isn't the laughingstock of its conference. (I'm a Virginia grad)

It could be worse: you could be in the Big East.

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby hokie » Sat Oct 16, 2010 11:30 pm

99% on football and 1% on basketball
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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby Stringer Bell » Sat Oct 16, 2010 11:41 pm

cowgirl_bebop wrote:
canuck wrote:
kalvano wrote:0%. Football sucks.


I'm not sure you're cut-out to be a lawyer/reasonable human being.

This. Definitely this.


+1

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby Stringer Bell » Sat Oct 16, 2010 11:50 pm

One thing to consider is the long term outlook of the school's program. You're going to be an alumnus of the school forever. For example, Northwestern is better than UVA right now. But whether it's Mike London or someone else, I think the program will get back on track at some point and NU will stink again.

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby Patriot1208 » Sat Oct 16, 2010 11:58 pm

Fred_McGriff wrote:
JetstoRJC wrote:Or go to a school that isn't in a laughingstock of a conference :wink:


You're preaching to the choir, I love UVA football, but the ACC is kind of an embarrassment of a conference to be in. Being a Virginia fan is like being a Bengals fan.


Uhh, you mean the bengals who made the playoffs last year?????

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby FlanAl » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:09 am

For me since I went to UG in Britain it will be a big factor. I'm pretty bummed I missed out on the whole college sports thing.

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby canuck » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:13 am

FlanAl wrote:For me since I went to UG in Britain it will be a big factor. I'm pretty bummed I missed out on the whole college sports thing.


Agreed. I am in undergrad at McGill (Montreal, Canada) and our football team is a joke. A couple years ago we didn't have a kicker/punter so we just went for it on every third-down (we play 3-down football in Canada).

On the bright side, during my entire 4 years at McGill the only game they won was the only game I went to.

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby tooswolle » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:18 am

Finally someone posts this up! In my opinion you can't go bad with big ten sports (in fact I'm applying to a myriad of those schools with top teams) the way I look at it we're going to school to study and become professionals why not have a fun time while there? In short I believe it should be something considered but nothing bigger then costs and job prospects.

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby hellojd » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:53 am

Not to divert the thread by much here, but what are typically some of the solid schools where it's known that the students have a good amt of fun? Michigan? VA? I'm assuming some of the t20s as well, such as UT and UCLA are in there as well.

The fact that grad school for me is almost definitely going to be a private, academically geared school sometimes makes me wish i had gone to an insanely fun state school for undergrad (i visited UF for a weekend during final four and dammnnnn)

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby D. H2Oman » Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:18 am

I came to Georgetown solely for football. Best decision of my life. Can't wait for the big game against Sacred Heart next week.

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby URMdan » Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:32 am

D. H2Oman wrote:I came to Georgetown solely for football. Best decision of my life. Can't wait for the big game against Sacred Heart next week.


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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby nphsbuckeye » Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:42 am

Stringer Bell wrote:One thing to consider is the long term outlook of the school's program. You're going to be an alumnus of the school forever. For example, Northwestern is better than UVA right now. But whether it's Mike London or someone else, I think the program will get back on track at some point and NU will stink again.

My UG alma mater has arbitrary criteria of best winning percentage of the last century. And we're nuts.

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby Lwoods » Sun Oct 17, 2010 6:48 am

Belili wrote:100%

Also, NYU hasn't lost a football game since WWII.

Close. Undefeated since 1953, unless you count club. Then it's 1967.

http://www.luckyshow.org/football/violet.htm

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby ahduth » Sun Oct 17, 2010 9:44 am

Lwoods wrote:
Belili wrote:100%

Also, NYU hasn't lost a football game since WWII.

Close. Undefeated since 1953, unless you count club. Then it's 1967.

http://www.luckyshow.org/football/violet.htm


Only part of why I decided to go to NYU for undergrad. :o

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby Lwoods » Sun Oct 17, 2010 9:47 am

ahduth wrote:
Lwoods wrote:
Belili wrote:100%

Also, NYU hasn't lost a football game since WWII.

Close. Undefeated since 1953, unless you count club. Then it's 1967.

http://www.luckyshow.org/football/violet.htm


Only part of why I decided to go to NYU for undergrad. :o


Hey, me too! Free tickets to all athletic events as well. ;)

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby ahduth » Sun Oct 17, 2010 10:08 am

Lwoods wrote:Hey, me too! Free tickets to all athletic events as well. ;)


We had athletic events?

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby PostHawk » Sun Oct 17, 2010 10:17 am

Patriot1208 wrote:
Fred_McGriff wrote:
JetstoRJC wrote:Or go to a school that isn't in a laughingstock of a conference :wink:


You're preaching to the choir, I love UVA football, but the ACC is kind of an embarrassment of a conference to be in. Being a Virginia fan is like being a Bengals fan.


Uhh, you mean the bengals who made the playoffs last year?????


I think he means the bengals that have won 1 playoff game in the past 20 years and are 2-3 this year with losses to teams like Cleveland and Tampa Bay...

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby Lwoods » Sun Oct 17, 2010 10:20 am

ahduth wrote:
Lwoods wrote:Hey, me too! Free tickets to all athletic events as well. ;)


We had athletic events?


I hear the fencing teams are quite formidable.

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby ThreeYears » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:05 pm

SupraVln180 wrote:none, only use it as a tiebreaker.


:D The question of Michigan or Virginia solved

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby Bumi » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:11 pm

ThreeYears wrote:
SupraVln180 wrote:none, only use it as a tiebreaker.


:D The question of Michigan or Virginia solved


Answer: neither?

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby nphsbuckeye » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:17 pm

Bumi wrote:
ThreeYears wrote:
SupraVln180 wrote:none, only use it as a tiebreaker.


:D The question of Michigan or Virginia solved


Answer: neither?

UVA is the same nearly every year; UM might actually do something someday.

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby joeshmo39 » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:35 pm

Yeah but UVA is really good at soccer, baseball, and lacrosse. Important stuff guys!

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby ajmanyjah » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:55 pm

canuck wrote:
FlanAl wrote:For me since I went to UG in Britain it will be a big factor. I'm pretty bummed I missed out on the whole college sports thing.


Agreed. I am in undergrad at McGill (Montreal, Canada) and our football team is a joke. A couple years ago we didn't have a kicker/punter so we just went for it on every third-down (we play 3-down football in Canada).

On the bright side, during my entire 4 years at McGill the only game they won was the only game I went to.


Dude you think it's a joke now? Remember when the season was cancelled because of the plunger handle in the ass hazing incedent?

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby canuck » Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:50 pm

ajmanyjah wrote:
Dude you think it's a joke now? Remember when the season was cancelled because of the plunger handle in the ass hazing incedent?


Ah yes, that was before I arrived. Not cool.

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Re: How Much of my LS decision should I base on College Football

Postby nphsbuckeye » Sun Oct 17, 2010 2:06 pm

joeshmo39 wrote:Yeah but UVA is really good at soccer, baseball, and lacrosse. Important stuff guys!

Stanford wins the President's Cup nearly everyone. That means they win the NCs about which only friends and family care.




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