NCAA Football Week 9 Early Live Thread

Get Ready For The World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party [NCAA Football Early Live Thread]

10/31/09 in NCAAF   |   Pat   |   5233 respect

The early games this week are highlighted by the WLOCP, featuring Georgia and Florida. Apparently, since most college students aren't 21 years old, we're not allowed to call it the "World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party", but the acronym is still alright, from what I can tell. At any rate, we're running out of teams on Florida's schedule that might be able to beat them, before the SEC Championship game. I doubt Georgia can do it either, but maybe they have a chance. Here's the early schedule:

12:00
#8 Cincinnati vs Syracuse [ESPNU]
New Mexico State vs #17 Ohio State [Big 10 Network]
Purdue vs Wisconsin [ESPN2]
Indiana vs #4 Iowa [ESPN]
#25 Mississippi vs Auburn

1:00
Southern Mississippi vs #18 Houston

3:00
San Jose State vs #7 Boise State

3:30
Georgia vs #1 Florida [CBS]
#24 California vs Arizona State [ABC]
#19 Miami vs Wake Forest [ABC]
Michigan vs Illinois [ABC]
Kansas vs Texas Tech [ABC]

4:00
UNLV vs #6 TCU

4:30
#12 Penn State vs Northwestern [ESPN]

If you're watching the games, chat it up with us here. Don't forget to make your picks on our NCAA Football Pick 'Em Page. As always, enjoy the games!
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10/31/09   |   BigTone2475   |   326 respect

Scott wrote:
Just remember... Herschel set that record in 3 years.  It took Tim Tebow 4 years to break it 

Just remember that Tebow is a QB and he was a red shirt freshman who only played in certain situations his first year just broke Walkers TD record against Georgia. OUCH!!!.

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

wrote:
Touchdown and broke my man Hershel's record.....I am sick now.....

Just remember... Herschel set that record in 3 years.  It took Tim Tebow 4 years to break it 

10/31/09   |   BigTone2475   |   326 respect

wrote:
Touchdown and broke my man Hershel's record.....I am sick now.....

When Tebow was going into the end zone I thought instantly of you and said oh that had to hurt must have been like a dagger in the heart. I feel for you but I can't say I am sorry cause I enjoyed every minute of it. Better luck next year.

10/31/09   |   DERYKE   |   1204 respect

I U ran out of gas and Iowa finally got there act together ..Abig ten game dont pay any attention to the record if you do you may get beat!!!!

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

LOL @ the ACC.  Everyone said the Big East would become a joke without BC, VT, and Miami, but the ACC is the complete joke right now.  Wake is up on Miami, VA Tech lost to UNC, GT beat VA Teach who blew out Miami who just lost last week to Clemson at home, this is hilarious.

10/31/09   |   Joe_L   |   12372 respect

Scott wrote:
I dont know about everybody else but after that Illinois performance, I feel like all is right with the world

Congratulation to you Scott and your Illini. I called this an upset on the game page and they came through. WAY TO GO ILLINI

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

I dont know about everybody else but after that Illinois performance, I feel like all is right with the world

10/31/09   |   Joe_L   |   12372 respect

Touchdown Illini. WOW this is great

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

Wolverines block the punt and have a chance to make it a ballgame...aaaaaaand Forcier fumbles on the next play, Illini recover, LMAO again.

 

10/31/09   |   Joe_L   |   12372 respect

Turn over TATE strikes again.

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

Some friendly advice to Ron Zook from a diehard Illini fan.... Just because players are seniors doesnt mean they should automatically be annointed as starters.  If a freshman or sophomore is better and gives your team the best chance to win, they need to play..... see Leshoure, Hawthorne and Aiken

10/31/09   |   Joe_L   |   12372 respect

And Michigan turns it over on downs AGAIN. GO ILLINOIS

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

Finally nice to see Illinois playing up to there capability.  It's just very frustrating that it took this long to do it

10/31/09   |   kantwistaye   |   4216 respect

I don't understand college football this year. Once you think you have a team figured out, they go and prove that you still have no clue.

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA *breath* HAHAHAHAHAHA FUMBLE!  Michigan was marching right down the field and they turn it over again.

 

10/31/09   |   Joe_L   |   12372 respect

Touchdown Illini. AGAIN

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

Wow Juice made that look WAY too easy, another TD for Illinois.

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

Juice Williams throws a bomb and a hell of a catch, 1st & goal Illini at the Michigan 5.

 

10/31/09   |   Joe_L   |   12372 respect

I believe Michigan is coming apart at the seams, on both side of the ball another 3 and out Illi hold again.

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

I believe I have a new man crush... Terry Hawthorne, thank you for coming to Illinois

10/31/09   |   Joe_L   |   12372 respect

21-13 Illi way to go

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

Whoever they are, they're playing a damn good game, Scott.

 

10/31/09   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3307 respect

Scott wrote:

Ok... who dressed up as Illinois for Halloween?

Yea, umm, where was this team earlier in the year?

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

Ok... who dressed up as Illinois for Halloween?

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

70-yard TD run, 14-13 Illini!  They went the length of the field.

 

10/31/09   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3307 respect

Gone. 70 yard run. Illinois tied at 13 pending PAT.

10/31/09   |   Joe_L   |   12372 respect

What a goal line stand by Illi. my hats off to you

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

Illinois defender denied Michigan WR the TD, and the defense held in a goal line stand.  Michigan had 4 shots after the long pass and couldn't get in.

 

10/31/09   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3307 respect

Ok, that was just plain sickening to watch.

10/31/09   |   zzj000   |   388 respect

Chief_aka_James wrote:
Ok, that was somewhat impressive..

They better check that ball for helium........56 yds cmon???

10/31/09   |   Whammer   |   70 respect

that kid has a nice leg

10/31/09   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3307 respect

Ok, that was somewhat impressive..

10/31/09   |   al3xsucks13   |   16 respect

Scott wrote:
Iowa scores again off an Indiana turnover, the Hoosiers have fallen and they cant get up

like this girl
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAvNAMnxVFg

10/31/09   |   zzj000   |   388 respect

wrote:
Geez o Pete, can't leave those boys alone for a dang second!

Maybe you should run and get some pretzels now Andi..... Georgia needs another score.

10/31/09   |   Whammer   |   70 respect

piss poor tackling come on GA

10/31/09   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3307 respect

You can stop with the dumba** penalties anytime, Georgia.

10/31/09   |   zzj000   |   388 respect

Dont look now but here come the DAWGS............ I like it when ANDI makes those beer runs!   hehe

10/31/09   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3307 respect

Comeback comin'. Go Georgia..

10/31/09   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3307 respect

wrote:
Nawh I dont wanna be one of those obnoxious Gator fans. ( some smart azz will come along and say "too late for that")

But, I think it's safe to make a beer run now...
(Edited by Chief_aka_James)

Wayyyy too late for that.

Tebow's pinkie can move mountains, remember that kids.

10/31/09   |   zzj000   |   388 respect

Scott wrote:

I must've been watching a different game.  Iowa slept walk thru the first half, got a couple of breaks and calls to go there way in the 2nd half and then were finally able to put Indiana away.  This game was alot closer then the score and had the Hoosiers not shot themselves in the foot in the 3rd quarter, they could've very easily won this game.  No doubt that the computers will see this as a win and think Iowa dominated but the reality is, Iowa escaped.  Iowa is alot of things, but they arent for real.

I respectfully disagree Scott. They ARE for real. They just seem to be one of those teams that plays down to the opponents level with a sense of confidence tho that they know they will succeed. AND they have every game this year. I  guarantee you whoever their January opponent happens to be will have their hands full and will probably leave the field with a "scratching their head" loss. Iowa just has that aura ofdestiny riding with them this year. They play at Ohio State in 2 weeks. That should be a BigTen war.

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

zzj000 wrote:
Iowa 42-24 Final..... Too many injuries in the secondary and Offensive penalties from the Hossiers to be able to compete with Iowa for 4 qtrs. Iowa is for real people.

I must've been watching a different game.  Iowa slept walk thru the first half, got a couple of breaks and calls to go there way in the 2nd half and then were finally able to put Indiana away.  This game was alot closer then the score and had the Hoosiers not shot themselves in the foot in the 3rd quarter, they could've very easily won this game.  No doubt that the computers will see this as a win and think Iowa dominated but the reality is, Iowa escaped.  Iowa is alot of things, but they arent for real.

10/31/09   |   zzj000   |   388 respect

Thats a GREAT catch by Cooper... ... oh my goodness!

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

zzj000 wrote:
I would agree with you ONLY if they take Florida with em. NOONE has benefitted more from poor officiating than Florida this year.

I'm all for that too.  Unfortunately the pollsters will just say "oh hey, Iowa won by 18, they're really good."

 

10/31/09   |   zzj000   |   388 respect

kramer wrote:
If the pollsters have any brains, which we all know they don't, Iowa deserves to drop in the rankings.  They had help from the refs to stay in the game.  Had the calls been right the entire game, those TDs in the 4th quarter would've and should've been too little too late.
 

I would agree with you ONLY if they take Florida with em. NOONE has benefitted more from poor officiating than Florida this year.

10/31/09   |   mk_donley   |   2554 respect

Easy- I Say- EASY win for the Buckeyes. 45-0

10/31/09   |   zzj000   |   388 respect

wrote:
That's funny, I want to sack Tebow

ANDI... youre not wearing your xray glasses again are you?      Down girl...down.

10/31/09   |   aos035   |   68 respect

I want Tebow to be sacked.

10/31/09   |   zzj000   |   388 respect

wrote:
Now, where;'s that Easy button?

Thats already ENUFF from the Reptilian section Missy......

10/31/09   |   zzj000   |   388 respect

Gawd I hope we dont have to listen to Verne Lundquist slobber all over Tebow all day long. Cmon Dawgs. Not the start we needed.

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

zzj000 wrote:
Iowa 42-24 Final..... Too many injuries in the secondary and Offensive penalties from the Hossiers to be able to compete with Iowa for 4 qtrs. Iowa is for real people.

If the pollsters have any brains, which we all know they don't, Iowa deserves to drop in the rankings.  They had help from the refs to stay in the game.  Had the calls been right the entire game, those TDs in the 4th quarter would've and should've been too little too late.

 

10/31/09   |   zzj000   |   388 respect

Well I plan on watching the Fla/Ga game and 1 SEC game is all I can stand in one day!

10/31/09   |   zzj000   |   388 respect

Its time to rumble in Jacksonville..... C'mon Dawgs... win one for America!!!

10/31/09   |   zzj000   |   388 respect

Iowa 42-24 Final..... Too many injuries in the secondary and Offensive penalties from the Hossiers to be able to compete with Iowa for 4 qtrs. Iowa is for real people.

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

Iowa scores again off an Indiana turnover, the Hoosiers have fallen and they cant get up

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

I realize that the wind is playing havoc with some of the throws in the Indiana/Iowa game but lets be honest, the Big Ten isnt exactly a throwing quarterback league.

10/31/09   |   mk_donley   |   2554 respect

Ohio State up 45-0 4:41 left in the 4th Quarter.......*yawns again*

10/31/09   |   kantwistaye   |   4216 respect

Well, Iowa is going to have to play a lot better than this to avoid getting lit up by Ohio State.

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

Ruck the fefs for the calls in this game, it's entirely thanks to them that Iowa now has the lead.

 

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

Damnit, Iowa gets a long TD.  If I had a vote in the polls, even if Iowa were to come back and win this game, they'd still drop.

10/31/09   |   kantwistaye   |   4216 respect

Wow. After the way Ole Miss played last week I didn't see that happening.

Funny how much hype Snead had coming into this year.  He's fallen flat on his face this season.

10/31/09   |   aos035   |   68 respect

Now Iowa will never pass us in the poll.

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

Out of all the teams in the Big Ten, I never would've guessed that Indiana would be the one who exposed Ricky Stanzi as a suspect passer.  The Indiana defense has been pressuring Stanzi and he's just throwing up jump balls trying to escape

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

I just LOL'd at that INT by Stanzi, that's #5 on the day.

 

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

The refs finally got one right!

 

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

kantwistaye wrote:
Big Ten refs just pull an SEC.  We protected our potential BCS crashing bid.  That's embarrassing.

Don't worry, Stanzi is doing his job to keep the Hoosiers ahead.

 

10/31/09   |   kantwistaye   |   4216 respect

Big Ten refs just pull an SEC.  We protected our potential BCS crashing bid.  That's embarrassing.

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

Nice job refs, that was clearly a TD.  I bet if it was an Iowa player who caught that on the exact same type of play it wouldn't have even been reviewed.

 

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

Iowa catches two more breaks... I stand by my regular statement

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

The football gods may be wearing black & gold, but Indiana won't let off the gas.

 

10/31/09   |   kantwistaye   |   4216 respect

Indiana may've just won the game.  I can't see Iowa scoring more than 28 points.

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

They were about to call PI on the Iowa defender but he caught the ball anyway, Hoosiers back down to the Iowa 11.

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

kramer wrote:
Pinball is right, that ball hit 3 players before the Hawkeye defender caught it for a pick 6...WOW!

I'm starting to believe the football God's are wearing Black and Gold after that play

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

Pinball is right, that ball hit 3 players before the Hawkeye defender caught it for a pick 6...WOW!

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

The Iowa D just saved Stanzi's butt with that play...

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

I've never been impressed with Ricky Stanzi as a thrower and he is proving why in this game. 

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

Another pick that almost was a pick 6.

 

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

If Iowa cant come back and win, they will still control there own destiny as far as making a BCS game if they can beat Ohio State and Minnesota in the last two games.  They will jhave the tiebreaker over Penn State and get the BCS bid as regular season champion of the Big Ten

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

LOL, another INT for Stanzi.  This is the day Iowa loses, they're simply getting outplayed on both sides of the ball.

 

10/31/09   |   mk_donley   |   2554 respect

Ohio State up 28-0 on New Mexico State at the half.......*yawn*

10/31/09   |   kantwistaye   |   4216 respect

kramer wrote:
I'm not discounting the Hoosiers by any means.  I think Iowa's cardiac play is gonna come back to haunt them, and with another TD as I'm typing this, it's looking more and more like this could be the day Iowa goes down.
 

Iowa is going down at some point.  They just aren't that good.  As questionable as Florida, Texas, and Alabama have looked all three teams would destroy Iowa.  Ohio State is still the most talented team in the Big Ten, but Terrelle Pryor's inconsistency has made them beatable as well.

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

zzj000 wrote:
Hoosiers are a MUCH better team than years past and better than their record would suggest. They had a miserable showing at Viginia but other than that game they have played good football. They led Michigan til the final seconds earlier in Ann Arbor.... dont be surprised to see a similar ending here in Iowa. A close win for the Hawkeyes against Indiana ... assuming that will be the outcome....should not reflect bad on Iowa's body of work (however, Im afraid it will by the voters who have not seen Indiana play this year).

I'm not discounting the Hoosiers by any means.  I think Iowa's cardiac play is gonna come back to haunt them, and with another TD as I'm typing this, it's looking more and more like this could be the day Iowa goes down.

 

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

Looks like that should be a TD.

10/31/09   |   zzj000   |   388 respect

kramer wrote:
14-0 Hoosiers...upset?
 

Hoosiers are a MUCH better team than years past and better than their record would suggest. They had a miserable showing at Viginia but other than that game they have played good football. They led Michigan til the final seconds earlier in Ann Arbor.... dont be surprised to see a similar ending here in Iowa. A close win for the Hawkeyes against Indiana ... assuming that will be the outcome....should not reflect bad on Iowa's body of work (however, Im afraid it will by the voters who have not seen Indiana play this year).

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

More failures for Iowa.  The returner shouldn't have tried to return that punt in the first place.  He ended up fumbling the ball at the 12, recovered by Indiana.

 

10/31/09   |   Pat   |   5233 respect

Ridiculously huge off side penalty there against Iowa. Indiana got them to jump, giving them a 1st down on 4th and short. HUGE.

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

celticfc411 wrote:
If Iowa can get it to 14-7 at half, they'll go on to win

That's what the score is now, Hawkeyes answered this time.

10/31/09   |   celticfc411   |   51 respect

If Iowa can get it to 14-7 at half, they'll go on to win

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

14-0 Hoosiers...upset?

 

10/31/09   |   kantwistaye   |   4216 respect

Arkansas and Mississippi State shouldn't have had any shot at beating Florida and yet they gave them scares (and hecl, Arkansas completely outplayed Florida).

Obviously the night games are much more entertaining or at least should be.

10/31/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

Indiana scored a TD on their opening drive, I'm sure the Steeler wannabes Hawkeyes will get on the board and set sail sooner or later though.

10/31/09   |   Scott   |   54169 respect

I cant believe the Michigan/Illinois game is on ABC.  Which two announcers drew the short stick for that game?