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 Post subject: Re: Nittany Lions-Fuckeyes
PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:41 pm 
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Penn State lost the game when they decided to do the equivalent of take 6 kneels in the two drives leading up to the OSU game-winning TD.

First and goal and they run 2 QB keepers and then a RB rush. They then decided to just give up on the next drive after losing 7 yards on first down.


They did the exact same thing in the Rose Bowl last year.

Franklin never learns.

His defense was gassed...Barrett was throwing some incredible throws.

And that’s what he decided to do on offense.

Now to be fair, they lost their starting left tackle, and Bosa abused the shit out of the backup LT.

But Franklin didn’t even try and salt this game away.

Didn’t even try.


WAS just like the Rose Bowl, wasn't it? I forgot those exact details, but didn't Franklin kick a FG on about a half yard to go inside the 5? Yeah, he might as well have taken 3 knees with first down on the OSU 7, like any 2 score lead was okay. They certainly could have come up with something better on 3rd & 4th down.

I wish Mike Sullivan could coach every team I root for.


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 Post subject: Re: Nittany Lions-Fuckeyes
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I wish Mike Sullivan could coach every team I root for.


Did you see the game against Winnipeg the other night? Sullivan masterfully mixed his lines moving pieces up and down until he got the flow he wanted from the team.
It was one hell of a game by Sully there.

Aside from all the bellyaching about being out of the playoffs, PSU is still in the hunt. Now they need help.

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 Post subject: Re: Nittany Lions-Fuckeyes
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Best game I've ever seen Barrett play and it's not close.
Ohio st dline won that game.
Both Meyer and Franklin overrated coaches
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 Post subject: Re: Nittany Lions-Fuckeyes
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fractalsteel wrote:
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I wish Mike Sullivan could coach every team I root for.


Did you see the game against Winnipeg the other night? Sullivan masterfully mixed his lines moving pieces up and down until he got the flow he wanted from the team.
It was one hell of a game by Sully there.

Aside from all the bellyaching about being out of the playoffs, PSU is still in the hunt. Now they need help.


I'll go back to my I Don't Know Shit About Hockey refrain, Frac. I got home from work late the other night, then NHL.TV was on the blink, so it was a couple minutes into the 3rd when I started watching. Honestly, I don't notice the mixing of lines unless it's pointed out to me at the time. I DO know though, that everything Sullivan does, every decision he makes, turns out to be the right move. It's remarkable.

As for Penn State....guess they'll need Michigan to beat Ohio State, right, to have any shot at the championship game?


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swissvale72 wrote:
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I wish Mike Sullivan could coach every team I root for.


Did you see the game against Winnipeg the other night? Sullivan masterfully mixed his lines moving pieces up and down until he got the flow he wanted from the team.
It was one hell of a game by Sully there.

Aside from all the bellyaching about being out of the playoffs, PSU is still in the hunt. Now they need help.


I'll go back to my I Don't Know Shit About Hockey refrain, Frac. I got home from work late the other night, then NHL.TV was on the blink, so it was a couple minutes into the 3rd when I started watching. Honestly, I don't notice the mixing of lines unless it's pointed out to me at the time. I DO know though, that everything Sullivan does, every decision he makes, turns out to be the right move. It's remarkable.

As for Penn State....guess they'll need Michigan to beat Ohio State, right, to have any shot at the championship game?


Funny thing about Sullivan, IMO he might only be a good coach or adequate on another team even one with the Pens talent. I just think this squad is the type of team he understood as soon as he saw them for a small bit. Then he implemented his system and made them work it properly. Of course up-tempo fits the template for this team.

Yeah time to be a Michigan fan on 11-25 -17. There are so many big games left that if PSU runs the table they should get in.

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 Post subject: Re: Nittany Lions-Fuckeyes
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Yes I’m hoping for the reverse of last year. Penn State runs its remaining games and someone knocks off OSU, Who then knocks off Wisconsin.

Penn State makes the playoff despite OSU winning the Big Ten.

They can’t say it’s never been done before...

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 Post subject: Re: Nittany Lions-Fuckeyes
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Jeemie wrote:
Yes I’m hoping for the reverse of last year. Penn State runs its remaining games and someone knocks off OSU, Who then knocks off Wisconsin.

Penn State makes the playoff despite OSU winning the Big Ten.

They can’t say it’s never been done before...


I'm thinking Fuckeyes would need to lose to BOTH Michigan & Michigan State (...who knows, maybe Iowa...Cockeyes beat the Buckeyes IN Iowa next Saturday?) in order for Penn State to get into the playoffs.

Nope...whole game yesterday, we knew OSU was dominating and just hoping Penn State could hang on. Even though, Franklin erred big-time by playing it way too safe with 1st down on the 7 yesterday...with an 11-point lead and 5:42 remaining, I was feeling good that Penn State had that game. Didn't expect the defense to allow a pair of drives, one 76 yards, the other 58.....both so easily...both in 5 plays. THEN...really thought that with the excellent field position following the Fuckeyes go-ahead TD that Penn State would move the ball 40 yards, kick the game-winner. Both offense and DEFENSE fell apart in final two series each.


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 Post subject: Re: Nittany Lions-Fuckeyes
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swissvale72 wrote:
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Yes I’m hoping for the reverse of last year. Penn State runs its remaining games and someone knocks off OSU, Who then knocks off Wisconsin.

Penn State makes the playoff despite OSU winning the Big Ten.

They can’t say it’s never been done before...


I'm thinking Fuckeyes would need to lose to BOTH Michigan & Michigan State (...who knows, maybe Iowa...Cockeyes beat the Buckeyes IN Iowa next Saturday?) in order for Penn State to get into the playoffs.

Nope...whole game yesterday, we knew OSU was dominating and just hoping Penn State could hang on. Even though, Franklin erred big-time by playing it way too safe with 1st down on the 7 yesterday...with an 11-point lead and 5:42 remaining, I was feeling good that Penn State had that game. Didn't expect the defense to allow a pair of drives, one 76 yards, the other 58.....both so easily...both in 5 plays. THEN...really thought that with the excellent field position following the Fuckeyes go-ahead TD that Penn State would move the ball 40 yards, kick the game-winner. Both offense and DEFENSE fell apart in final two series each.


The LT going out really hurt the Lions. Surprised none of the announcers mentioned it.

I don’t know who #71 (the backup LT) was, but he was allowing heat in the backfield on almost every single play.

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 Post subject: Re: Nittany Lions-Fuckeyes
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Jeemie wrote:
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Jeemie wrote:
Yes I’m hoping for the reverse of last year. Penn State runs its remaining games and someone knocks off OSU, Who then knocks off Wisconsin.

Penn State makes the playoff despite OSU winning the Big Ten.

They can’t say it’s never been done before...


I'm thinking Fuckeyes would need to lose to BOTH Michigan & Michigan State (...who knows, maybe Iowa...Cockeyes beat the Buckeyes IN Iowa next Saturday?) in order for Penn State to get into the playoffs.

Nope...whole game yesterday, we knew OSU was dominating and just hoping Penn State could hang on. Even though, Franklin erred big-time by playing it way too safe with 1st down on the 7 yesterday...with an 11-point lead and 5:42 remaining, I was feeling good that Penn State had that game. Didn't expect the defense to allow a pair of drives, one 76 yards, the other 58.....both so easily...both in 5 plays. THEN...really thought that with the excellent field position following the Fuckeyes go-ahead TD that Penn State would move the ball 40 yards, kick the game-winner. Both offense and DEFENSE fell apart in final two series each.


The LT going out really hurt the Lions. Surprised none of the announcers mentioned it.

I don’t know who #71 (the backup LT) was, but he was allowing heat in the backfield on almost every single play.


Yeah....that guy was freakin' awful. Don't know that I've ever seen a game quite like that where the team up by two scores was being so decidedly dominated on both sides of the LOS.


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 Post subject: Re: Nittany Lions-Fuckeyes
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BethlehemSteel wrote:
More mafiaso driven results

Totally rigged up


You're a nutjob if you believe that.

Like that would never get out, LOL! Without OSU playing like shit and BS PI calls and non-calls, OSU wins by 30.


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 Post subject: Re: Nittany Lions-Fuckeyes
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Jeemie wrote:
Just like the Rose Bowl, with the game on the line, James Franklin puckered up and went super-conservative.

We lose this game...remember that stupid three and out series.

Yep, and I was in attendance both times. Frustrating.


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Just saw this quote and it made me LOL. “Penn State blew an early lead. Everyone knows that they can’t protect anything 14 and under….”

Mrs Ubaldo did not like it at all. She didn’t LOL.


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 Post subject: Re: Nittany Lions-Fuckeyes
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As for Penn State....guess they'll need Michigan to beat Ohio State, right, to have any shot at the championship game?

Who cares about the B1G Championship. Penn State is 7th in the BCS. Two teams ahead of them are guaranteed a loss with the SEC and B1G championship games. All they need to do is win out and hope one other team loses or they pass a team like Notre Dame in the polls.


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 Post subject: Re: Nittany Lions-Fuckeyes
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It will be hard to pass ND. They have a decent schedule and the 1 point Georgia loss does not hurt them. I think Penn State's only chance will be for OSU to lose a game then Penn St beating Wisconsin in the championship. what I do not know if if Penn St. would go to the championship game game even if OSU lost.

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As for Penn State....guess they'll need Michigan to beat Ohio State, right, to have any shot at the championship game?

Who cares about the B1G Championship. Penn State is 7th in the BCS. Two teams ahead of them are guaranteed a loss with the SEC and B1G championship games. All they need to do is win out and hope one other team loses or they pass a team like Notre Dame in the polls.


Lot of folks talking about giving UGA a pass into the playoff with an SECCG loss. I'm not with that (a loss on a neutral field to Alabama IS their playoff, as Colin Cowherd was saying yesterday), but at least half of the prognosticators yesterday were. Add in a Clemson team who only lost without their starting QB, a potentially undefeated Notre Dame team, Alabama and the winner of the Big Ten, and that's a really crowded field.

This is probably the year where you could make the strongest case for eight teams in since the inception of this system. Hell, even if you put eight in, the PAC12 and Big 12 could still end up not represented.


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They try to look for the best teams and not the most deserving. Penn St and OSU I would put in that best team argument. Clemson and ND as well.

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jebrick wrote:
It will be hard to pass ND. They have a decent schedule and the 1 point Georgia loss does not hurt them. I think Penn State's only chance will be for OSU to lose a game then Penn St beating Wisconsin in the championship. what I do not know if if Penn St. would go to the championship game game even if OSU lost.


OSU would have to lose two more games down the stretch for PSU to go to the B1G championship game. Buckeyes are 5-0 in conference play and up 1 game on PSU plus now own the head to head tiebreaker.


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How Penn St. can make the Playoffs

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Current situation: Undefeated and ranked No. 2 in the country, Penn State had a clear playoff path laid out in front of it — provided it could beat the Buckeyes, that is, in what was the program’s biggest game since the late 1990s. The Nittany Lions scored on the game’s first play and held control for three quarters, but Ohio State kept chipping away at PSU’s lead late, capping off a 19-3 fourth-quarter run with a go-ahead touchdown pass from which Penn State never recovered. Now ranked seventh in the first edition of the CFP committee rankings, the Lions have only a 14 percent chance of making the playoff, according to the FiveThirtyEight model.

What the Lions can do: Because the loss came relatively late in the season, it left Penn State without much time to rebuild its playoff status. Even if the Lions win the rest of their games, our model gives them only a 20 percent chance of making the playoff. One important factor driving that number is a lack of opportunities for another signature win down the season’s final stretch: According to ESPN’s Football Power Index, Penn State’s future strength of schedule ranks just 67th in the country — easily the worst among the top 15 teams in the country by FPI. The only ranked team remaining on Penn State’s schedule (assuming it doesn’t go to the Big Ten championship) is Michigan State — and if PSU beats Michigan State, the Spartans will surely lose their ranking, which is currently only No. 24. With this weak slate of remaining games, it will be difficult for the Lions to impress the committee solely with their performance on the field before season’s end.

Where they need help: As if losing to the Buckeyes wasn’t enough, Penn State fans now need to keep a close eye on every Ohio State game from here out. Because the teams share a division and because OSU now holds a head-to-head tiebreaker over Penn State, Ohio State will need to lose twice in conference play to give PSU a shot at winning the East. That’s not very likely; our model gives Ohio State a 44 percent chance of winning every remaining regular-season game, much less winning at least three of four. But OSU’s best chances to lose will come in its games at Iowa this weekend and at Michigan on Nov. 25, so those are also Penn State’s highest-leverage games left in the season (aside from the Lions’ own matchup against Michigan State on Saturday).
Of course, it’s also possible that the committee could slot in both Penn State and Ohio State come selection day. (In 28 percent of simulations where the Lions make the CFP, the Buckeyes are also in, making OSU Penn State’s fourth-most-likely playoff “companion” behind Alabama, Georgia and Clemson.) But the chance of two Big Ten teams making the playoff is pretty remote; our model gives it an 8.3 percent probability of happening, mainly because it would require some major shakeups elsewhere in the country — most likely losses by Clemson, Washington, Notre Dame and/or one of the Big 12 front-runners — to clear space. And although the most common combination among those multiple-Big Ten-playoff-team universes features Penn State and Ohio State making the playoff together (47 percent of the times that two Big Ten teams make it), our model assigns a 27 percent chance to a scenario where Ohio State and Wisconsin are the Big Ten picks, and the Nittany Lions are left out.1

But maybe that’s also an area where the model doesn’t have enough information yet. If Wisconsin and OSU are on a collision course in the Big Ten championship (and they appear to be), then those Badger-Buckeye universes would mean that the committee selected a conference title-game loser for a playoff spot. That may not be very realistic: In 12 chances over three seasons, only once — Ohio State in 2016 — did the real-life committee pick a team that didn’t win its conference (and those Buckeyes didn’t lose their championship game but rather missed it entirely on a tiebreaker).

That should give Penn State hope that its current odds are being slightly understated by our model — that if they just keep winning and get a little lucky, the Lions could slip in as a second Big Ten playoff bid at the very least. Then again, if college football’s playoff era has proven nothing else, it’s that the committee might do something we’ve never seen before. We’ll see whether that works in Penn State’s favor or not.

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Also, I think I deserve a little credit for not posting a Franklin the Turtle picture, among several other amusing ones that have popped up in the last few days.


He coached the second half like a huge pussy. It was fun to watch. :lol:


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