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Bearcats Road to the CFP

Postby Water Pony » Mon Dec 06, 2021 12:25 pm

Commit to the grit: Inside Cincinnati football’s climb from rock bottom to College Football Playoff history

"It marks the first time a Group of 5 program has crashed the Playoff since the format began in 2014, a paradigm-altering accomplishment within the sport that also punctuates an unfathomable five-year transformation for the Bearcats under Fickell."

Note the mention of beating a big-time program

https://theathletic.com/2999716/2021/12 ... l-playoff/
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Re: Bearcats Road to the CPF

Postby Charleston Pony » Mon Dec 06, 2021 12:29 pm

Have to schedule the big boys to have an opportunity to earn respect and realistically you have to play those games on the road. I have no doubt a one loss Notre Dame would have leap frogged Cincinnati if the Bearcats had not won in South Bend
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Re: Bearcats Road to the CPF

Postby GHammond » Mon Dec 06, 2021 1:01 pm

Young man sitting behind me at the Cincy game said that things were so bad, he didn’t attend a football game until midway his junior year...first game he saw was the ‘06 WVA game, late in an 8-5 season, ‘06. Brian Kelly, who stayed 3 years (you dont think they were PO’d), made them relevant. Butch Jones stayed 3. Tubby was only there 4. Somehow, they rose above it.
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Re: Bearcats Road to the CFP

Postby ponyboy » Mon Dec 06, 2021 1:03 pm

That team that beat us in Cinci was the best I’ve seen against the Mustangs in many years. Rooting for them to win it all.
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Re: Bearcats Road to the CFP

Postby peruna81 » Mon Dec 06, 2021 5:32 pm

ponyboy wrote:That team that beat us in Cinci was the best I’ve seen against the Mustangs in many years. Rooting for them to win it all.

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Re: Bearcats Road to the CFP

Postby indianmustang » Mon Dec 06, 2021 5:40 pm

ponyboy wrote:That team that beat us in Cinci was the best I’ve seen against the Mustangs in many years. Rooting for them to win it all.

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