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    There was a lot of haters trashing the Irish last week. Saying they didn't belong, blah, blah, blah.

    Maybe Clemson was just too good for everyone, including Bama.

    Just a thought.
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    I was thinking the same thing.

    Clemson with Lawrence were a lot better than people thought.

    74-19 combined vs the number 1 and number 3 ranked teams.
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    Agree
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    No, ND was not worthy of being one of the 4 teams. Clemson had a great game plan against Alabama but they aren't 28 points better. Things snowballed on Alabama. It was akin to the Ohio St./Michigan game where it got out of control fast and snowballed on Michigan. I understand that schemes have a way of doing that, but Bama isn't 28 points worse than Clemson.

    Clemson would beat ND 10/10 times and they would beat Bama 5 or 6 out of ten in my opinion. The game last night reminded me of Super Bowls of the past when games got out of hand for teams and ended in blowouts. When you're playing for all the marbles and get behind, play calling changes, defensive players start trying to go for ball, rather than tackle and so on and so forth.
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    we already saw what happened with bama nd
    but i mean
    we can only give nd so many fucking chances cmon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MLB View Post
    No, ND was not worthy of being one of the 4 teams. Clemson had a great game plan against Alabama but they aren't 28 points better. Things snowballed on Alabama. It was akin to the Ohio St./Michigan game where it got out of control fast and snowballed on Michigan. I understand that schemes have a way of doing that, but Bama isn't 28 points worse than Clemson.

    Clemson would beat ND 10/10 times and they would beat Bama 5 or 6 out of ten in my opinion. The game last night reminded me of Super Bowls of the past when games got out of hand for teams and ended in blowouts. When you're playing for all the marbles and get behind, play calling changes, defensive players start trying to go for ball, rather than tackle and so on and so forth.
    Agreed. Bama/Clemson would be a 50/50 split if played 10.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MLB View Post
    No, ND was not worthy of being one of the 4 teams. Clemson had a great game plan against Alabama but they aren't 28 points better. Things snowballed on Alabama. It was akin to the Ohio St./Michigan game where it got out of control fast and snowballed on Michigan. I understand that schemes have a way of doing that, but Bama isn't 28 points worse than Clemson.

    Clemson would beat ND 10/10 times and they would beat Bama 5 or 6 out of ten in my opinion. The game last night reminded me of Super Bowls of the past when games got out of hand for teams and ended in blowouts. When you're playing for all the marbles and get behind, play calling changes, defensive players start trying to go for ball, rather than tackle and so on and so forth.
    Disagree. I think Clemson would beat Alabama 6 or 7 times out of 10, and beat Notre Dame 8 or 9 times out of 10. Alabama is a great team, but their defensive shortcomings were covered up some by their schedule. And I'm sure they'll be overvalued and we'll be forced to see them in the finals next season after looking at their embarrassing out-of-conference schedule: Duke, Southern Miss, New Mexico State and Western Carolina. Clemson at least plays Texas A&M and traditional rival South Carolina.

    And why was Notre Dame "not worthy of being one of the 4 teams"? They were undefeated playing a tougher schedule than both Alabama and Clemson. Who else would have possibly been a better choice than them?!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MLB View Post
    No, ND was not worthy of being one of the 4 teams. Clemson had a great game plan against Alabama but they aren't 28 points better. Things snowballed on Alabama. It was akin to the Ohio St./Michigan game where it got out of control fast and snowballed on Michigan. I understand that schemes have a way of doing that, but Bama isn't 28 points worse than Clemson.

    Clemson would beat ND 10/10 times and they would beat Bama 5 or 6 out of ten in my opinion. The game last night reminded me of Super Bowls of the past when games got out of hand for teams and ended in blowouts. When you're playing for all the marbles and get behind, play calling changes, defensive players start trying to go for ball, rather than tackle and so on and so forth.
    Superbowls like New England and Atlanta?
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    Notre Dame was "bad" ?.......................... Just maybe it would be better to just say "Clemson was very good".
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    Quote Originally Posted by RJKiss View Post
    Disagree. I think Clemson would beat Alabama 6 or 7 times out of 10, and beat Notre Dame 8 or 9 times out of 10. Alabama is a great team, but their defensive shortcomings were covered up some by their schedule. And I'm sure they'll be overvalued and we'll be forced to see them in the finals next season after looking at their embarrassing out-of-conference schedule: Duke, Southern Miss, New Mexico State and Western Carolina. Clemson at least plays Texas A&M and traditional rival South Carolina.

    And why was Notre Dame "not worthy of being one of the 4 teams"? They were undefeated playing a tougher schedule than both Alabama and Clemson. Who else would have possibly been a better choice than them?!
    You conveniently left out that Clemson also plays Charlotte and Wofford.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RJKiss View Post
    Disagree. I think Clemson would beat Alabama 6 or 7 times out of 10, and beat Notre Dame 8 or 9 times out of 10. Alabama is a great team, but their defensive shortcomings were covered up some by their schedule. And I'm sure they'll be overvalued and we'll be forced to see them in the finals next season after looking at their embarrassing out-of-conference schedule: Duke, Southern Miss, New Mexico State and Western Carolina. Clemson at least plays Texas A&M and traditional rival South Carolina.

    And why was Notre Dame "not worthy of being one of the 4 teams"? They were undefeated playing a tougher schedule than both Alabama and Clemson. Who else would have possibly been a better choice than them?!
    So ND had a higher SOS then Bama & Clemson?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Albatross View Post
    So ND had a higher SOS then Bama & Clemson?
    Its not an opinion its a fact.

    http://www.espn.com/college-football...ture/_/week/14
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    Quote Originally Posted by RJKiss View Post
    Disagree. I think Clemson would beat Alabama 6 or 7 times out of 10, and beat Notre Dame 8 or 9 times out of 10. Alabama is a great team, but their defensive shortcomings were covered up some by their schedule. And I'm sure they'll be overvalued and we'll be forced to see them in the finals next season after looking at their embarrassing out-of-conference schedule: Duke, Southern Miss, New Mexico State and Western Carolina. Clemson at least plays Texas A&M and traditional rival South Carolina.

    And why was Notre Dame "not worthy of being one of the 4 teams"? They were undefeated playing a tougher schedule than both Alabama and Clemson. Who else would have possibly been a better choice than them?!
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    There were rumors that IF Michigan beat Ohio State and IF Georgia beat Bama, then 1 loss Michigan would have made the CFP over undefeated ND

    If we were back to the BCS days, It would have been a Bama vs Clemson championship matchup. Notre Dame fans and pundits would have went BONKERS!!!
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