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August 19, 2018 at 6:47 pm #34889
The Homer voice keeps telling me…11-1 SEC Champ, Playoffs, Trask Heisman Finalist, and I know how crazy that is. What do you all think is realistic?
Here’s my thought:
Wins: Ch So, CSU, Vandy, Idaho
Should Win: UK, UT
Tossups: Mizz, LSU, Scar
Not Likely: FSU, MSU
Not this Year: UGA
Best Case: 6-0 vs top, 4-2 vs bottom: 10-2 overall
Worst Case: 4-2 v top, 1-5 vs bottom: 5-7 overall
Most Likely: 5-1 vs top; 2-4 vs bottom: 7-5
BTW: Have horrible feeling the UK streak ends this year. Ugh.
August 20, 2018 at 7:16 am #34895
August 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm #34907
August 21, 2018 at 6:07 am #34913
August 23, 2018 at 11:59 pm #34945
Georgia & FSU (to a lesser degree) appear to be the biggest hurdles. Let’s see some play.
We can be competitive with a decent offense and effective defense. Optimistically, Mullen may be able to do that at Florida in year one.
The last half of September will be telling with road games in Knoxville and Starkville. It’s not that all the SEC games won’t be close and hard fought. These early games on the road and playing inexperienced in new offensive and defensive schemes, will be especially challenging.
Lots of home games on the schedule. This is the year to get extra help from fans. I’m predicting nine wins. Don’t underestimate the power of a run-first spread offense to control clock and time of possession.
August 25, 2018 at 11:25 am #34956
The offense will be better, it has nowhere to go but up. The defense should continue its dependable play if our offense allows it to avoid getting exhausted.
That being said, 7-9 wins hopefully. IMHO. 8 is the over/under. I’m sure Vegas has it lower. I heard it a couple of weeks ago but can’t recall exactly. Anyone?
August 27, 2018 at 12:26 pm #34977
This season is too difficult to predict with the new coaches and questionable QB and OL. There’s always the preseason optimism and hype but I am in the wait and see camp. My only prediction is that the fan base will implode the minute we lose a game we shouldn’t have or the offense doesn’t score a touchdown.
August 29, 2018 at 9:45 pm #35017
August 30, 2018 at 2:19 am #35019
August 30, 2018 at 2:39 am #35020
September 1, 2018 at 6:48 am #35059
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