CFP Bowl Pick'em

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CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby Eric » Sun Dec 05, 2010 10:05 pm

I'm sure you've all played the "Bowl Pick'em" version with confidence points. There are 35 bowl games, so you have to assign a point value to determine how confident you are in picking a given team. For instance, I am most confident that Nebraska will beat Washington, so that will be my 35 point game. I am second most confident that Oklahoma will beat Connecticut, so that will be my 34 point game. And on and on. Finally, I am least confident that Southern Miss will beat Louisville, so that will be my one pointer.

For the record, what we will do is tally up the confidence points and also keep track of the straight-up winner (just the person who gets the most total picks correct). For the record, please, please, please, PLEASE, when entering your picks, use the exact name that I use in the official list and use the basic format shown here (drawing from my example):

    1. Nebraska - 35
    2. Oklahoma - 34
    3. Southern Miss - 1

Something like that. Just a simple dash and then the point total.

I'm going to create a computer program that will tally up the points and games pick correctly. I will sort through the entries just in case somebody has a typo (or for Howdy, feel free to use caps), but it would make my copying and pasting life a lot easier. Mucho gracias 8)

Here are the games:

1. New Mexico Bowl: BYU vs. UTEP
2. Humanitarian Bowl: Fresno State vs. Northern Illinois
3. New Orleans Bowl: Troy vs. Ohio
4. Beef O'Brady's Bowl: Louisville vs. Southern Miss
5. Maaco Las Vegas Bowl: Utah vs. Boise State
6. Poinsettia Bowl: San Diego State vs. Navy
7. Hawaii Bowl: Hawaii vs. Tulsa
8. Little Caesar's Pizza Bowl: Toledo vs. Florida International
9. Independence Bowl: Air Force vs. Georgia Tech
10. Champs Sports Bowl: NC State vs. West Virginia
11. Insight Bowl: Iowa vs. Missouri
12. Texas Bowl: Illinois vs. Baylor
13. Alamo Bowl: Arizona vs. Oklahoma State
14. Military Bowl: Maryland vs. ECU
15. Pinstripe Bowl: Syracuse vs. Kansas State
16. Music City Bowl: North Carolina vs. Tennessee
17. Armed Forces Bowl: SMU vs. Army
18. Holiday Bowl: Washington vs. Nebraska
19. Meineke Car Care Bowl: Clemson vs. USF
20. Liberty Bowl: UCF vs. Georgia
21. Sun Bowl: Miami vs. Notre Dame
22. Chick-fil-A Bowl: Florida State vs. South Carolina
23. Capital One Bowl: Alabama vs. Michigan State
24. Outback Bowl: Penn State vs. Florida
25. TicketCity Bowl: Northwestern vs. Texas Tech
26. Gator Bowl: Michigan vs. Mississippi State
27. Rose Bowl: Wisconsin vs. TCU
28. Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma vs. UConn
29. Orange Bowl: Virginia Tech vs. Stanford
30. Sugar Bowl: Ohio State vs. Arkansas
31. GoDaddy.com Bowl: Miami OH vs. Middle Tennessee
32. Cotton Bowl: Texas A&M vs. LSU
33. BBVA Compass Bowl: Pittsburgh vs. Kentucky
34. Fight Hunger Bowl: Nevada vs. Boston College
35. BCS Championship: Oregon vs. Auburn
Running bowl/MSU/OSU record '05-present: 9-27

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Re: CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby Eric » Sun Dec 05, 2010 10:27 pm

Scrapping my picks as of 11:06 AM Saturday December 18th :lol:

1. BYU - 27
2. Northern Illinois - 2
3. Troy - 13
4. Southern Miss - 1
5. Boise State - 23
6. Navy - 9
7. Hawaii - 28
8. Toledo - 12
9. Air Force - 5
10. West Virginia - 14
11. Missouri - 26
12. Illinois - 15
13. Oklahoma State - 31
14. Maryland - 32
15. Kansas State - 22
16. North Carolina - 19
17. SMU - 30
18. Nebraska - 34
19. Clemson - 8
20. Georgia - 29
21. Notre Dame - 10
22. Florida State - 18
23. Alabama - 20
24. Penn State - 3
25. Texas Tech - 33
26. Mississippi State - 25
27. Wisconsin - 24
28. Oklahoma - 35
29. Stanford - 17
30. Ohio State - 7
31. Middle Tennessee - 6
32. LSU - 16
33. Pittsburgh - 11
34. Boston College - 4
35. Auburn - 21
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Re: CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby Cane from the Bend » Mon Dec 06, 2010 2:21 am

1. New Mexico Bowl: UTEP
2. Humanitarian Bowl: Northern Illinois
3. New Orleans Bowl: Troy
4. Beef O'Brady's Bowl: Louisville
5. Maaco Las Vegas Bowl: Boise State
6. Poinsettia Bowl: Navy
7. Hawaii Bowl: Hawaii
8. Little Caesar's Pizza Bowl: Florida International
9. Independence Bowl: Georgia Tech
10. Champs Sports Bowl: NC State
11. Insight Bowl: Iowa
12. Texas Bowl: Baylor
13. Alamo Bowl: Oklahoma State
14. Military Bowl: Maryland
15. Pinstripe Bowl: Kansas State
16. Music City Bowl: North Carolina
17. Armed Forces Bowl: Army
18. Holiday Bowl: Nebraska
19. Meineke Car Care Bowl: Clemson
20. Liberty Bowl: Georgia
21. Sun Bowl: Miami
22. Chick-fil-A Bowl: Florida State
23. Capital One Bowl: Alabama
24. Outback Bowl: Penn State
25. TicketCity Bowl: Texas Tech
26. Gator Bowl: Mississippi State
27. Rose Bowl: Wisconsin
28. Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma
29. Orange Bowl: Virginia Tech
30. Sugar Bowl: Ohio State
31. GoDaddy.com Bowl: Miami OH
32. Cotton Bowl: Texas A&M
33. BBVA Compass Bowl: Pittsburgh
34. Fight Hunger Bowl: Nevada
35. BCS Championship: Auburn
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Re: CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby Eric » Mon Dec 06, 2010 2:34 am

Cane, did you want to do the confidence game? If not, I'll count your picks towards the straight-up format.
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Re: CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby Dossenator » Mon Dec 06, 2010 2:36 am

1. BYU - 25
2. Fresno State - 10
3. Troy - 9
4. Louisville - 1
5. Boise State - 29
6. Navy - 8
7. Tulsa - 7
8. Toledo - 3
9. Georgia Tech - 13
10. West Virginia - 12
11. Missouri - 24
12. Illinois - 11
13. Oklahoma State - 28
14. Maryland - 14
15. Kansas State - 16
16. North Carolina - 15
17. SMU - 5
18. Nebraska - 33
19. Clemson - 23
20. Georgia - 22
21. Miami - 32
22. Florida State - 21
23. Alabama - 20
24. Florida - 27
25. Northwestern - 6
26. Mississippi State - 30
27. Wisconsin - 31
28. Oklahoma - 19
29. Stanford - 26
30. Arkansas - 35
31. Miami OH - 2
32. LSU - 4
33. Pittsburgh - 17
34. Nevada - 18
35. Auburn - 34
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Re: CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby wvjohn » Mon Dec 06, 2010 12:05 pm

35. BCS Championship: Auburn 35
29. Orange Bowl: Stanford 34
33. BBVA Compass Bowl: Kentucky 33
23. Capital One Bowl: Alabama 32
20. Liberty Bowl: UCF 31
18. Holiday Bowl: Nebraska 30
16. Music City Bowl: Tennessee 29
10. Champs Sports Bowl: West Virginia 28
5. Maaco Las Vegas Bowl: Utah 27
6. Poinsettia Bowl: Navy 26
7. Hawaii Bowl: Hawaii 25
8. Little Caesar's Pizza Bowl: Florida International 24
9. Independence Bowl: Georgia Tech 23
11. Insight Bowl: Iowa 22
12. Texas Bowl: Illinois 21
13. Alamo Bowl: Oklahoma State 20
14. Military Bowl: Maryland 19
15. Pinstripe Bowl: Syracuse 18
17. Armed Forces Bowl: Army 17
19. Meineke Car Care Bowl: USF 16
21. Sun Bowl: Miami 15
22. Chick-fil-A Bowl: South Carolina 14
24. Outback Bowl: Penn State 13
25. TicketCity Bowl: Texas Tech 12
26. Gator Bowl: Mississippi State 11
28. Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma 10
30. Sugar Bowl: Arkansas 9
31. GoDaddy.com Bowl: Middle Tennessee 8
32. Cotton Bowl: LSU 7
34. Fight Hunger Bowl: Nevada 6
27. Rose Bowl: TCU 5
1. New Mexico Bowl: UTEP 4
2. Humanitarian Bowl: Fresno State 3
3. New Orleans Bowl: Ohio 2
4. Beef O'Brady's Bowl: Louisville 1
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Re: CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby RazorHawk » Tue Dec 07, 2010 11:13 am

Eric wrote:
For the record, what we will do is tally up the confidence points and also keep track of the straight-up winner (just the person who gets the most total picks correct). For the record, please, please, please, PLEASE, when entering your picks, use the exact name that I use in the official list and use the basic format shown here (drawing from my example):

    1. Nebraska - 35
    2. Oklahoma - 34
    3. Southern Miss - 1

Something like that. Just a simple dash and then the point total.

I'm going to create a computer program that will tally up the points and games pick correctly. I will sort through the entries just in case somebody has a typo (or for Howdy, feel free to use caps), but it would make my copying and pasting life a lot easier. Mucho gracias 8)

Sure looks like people have trouble following instructions. :D
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Re: CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby GoBoilers » Tue Dec 07, 2010 2:52 pm

1. BYU - 25
2. Northern Illinois - 10
3. Troy - 9
4. Louisville - 3
5. Boise State - 29
6. Navy - 8
7. Hawaii - 7
8. Toledo - 1
9. Georgia Tech - 13
10. West Virginia - 27
11. Missouri - 24
12. Illinois - 6
13. Oklahoma State - 28
14. ECU - 14
15. Kansas State - 19
16. Tennessee - 15
17. SMU - 32
18. Nebraska - 35
19. Clemson - 16
20. UCF - 22
21. Miami - 5
22. South Carolioa - 21
23. Alabama - 20
24. Florida - 12
25. Northwestern - 11
26. Mississippi State - 30
27. Wisconsin - 34
28. Oklahoma - 23
29. Stanford - 26
30. Arkansas - 33
31. Miami OH - 2
32. Texas A&M - 4
33. Pittsburgh - 17
34. Nevada - 18
35. Auburn - 31
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Re: CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby Howdy » Tue Dec 07, 2010 2:58 pm

Howdy"s picks

1 BYU -35
2 Northern Illinois -27
3 Ohio -3
4 Louisville - 23
5 Boise St. -34
6 Navy - 25
7 Hawaii -19
8 Toledo -7
9 Air Force - 18
10 West Virginia -17
11 Missour1 -22
12 Illinois -16
13 Oklahoma St. -26
14 Maryland -33
15 Kansas St -8
16 North Carolina -9
17 SMU - 21
18 Nebraska -32
19 Clemson -15
20 Georgia -29
21 Miami -14
22 Florida State -12
23 Alabama -13
24 Florida -11
25 Texas TECH -24
26 Mississippi St -28
27 TCU -4
28 Oklahoma -31
29 Stanford -2
30 Ohio State -5
31 Miami OH -10
32 LSU -20
33 Kentucky -6
34 Nevada - 30
35 Auburn -1

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Re: CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby warrriorsfan808 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 10:38 am

1. BYU
2. Fresno State
3. Ohio
4. Southern Miss
5. Boise State
6. San Diego State
7. Hawaii
8. Florida International
9. Florida International
10. West Virgina
11. Missouri
12. Baylor
13. Oklahoma State
14. Maryland
15. Kansas State
16. North Carolina
17. SMU
18. Nebraska
19. Clemson
20. UCF
21. Miami
22. South Carolina
23. Alabama
24. Penn State
25. Texas Tech
26. Mississippi State
27. TCU
28. Oklahoma
29. Stanford
30. Arkansas
31. Middle Tennessee
32. Texas A&M
33. Pittsburgh
34. Nevada
35. Auburn
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Re: CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby warrriorsfan808 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 10:43 am

1. BYU
2. Fresno State
3. Ohio
4. Southern Miss
5. Boise State
6. San Diego State
7. Hawaii
8. Florida International
9. Florida International
10. West Virgina
11. Missouri
12. Baylor
13. Oklahoma State
14. Maryland
15. Kansas State
16. North Carolina
17. SMU
18. Nebraska
19. Clemson
20. UCF
21. Miami
22. South Carolina
23. Alabama
24. Penn State
25. Texas Tech
26. Mississippi State
27. TCU
28. Oklahoma
29. Stanford
30. Arkansas
31. Middle Tennessee
32. Texas A&M
33. Pittsburgh
34. Nevada
35. Auburn

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Re: CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby GoBoilers » Fri Dec 10, 2010 10:31 pm

RazorHawk wrote:
Eric wrote:
For the record, what we will do is tally up the confidence points and also keep track of the straight-up winner (just the person who gets the most total picks correct). For the record, please, please, please, PLEASE, when entering your picks, use the exact name that I use in the official list and use the basic format shown here (drawing from my example):

    1. Nebraska - 35
    2. Oklahoma - 34
    3. Southern Miss - 1

Something like that. Just a simple dash and then the point total.

I'm going to create a computer program that will tally up the points and games pick correctly. I will sort through the entries just in case somebody has a typo (or for Howdy, feel free to use caps), but it would make my copying and pasting life a lot easier. Mucho gracias 8)

Sure looks like people have trouble following instructions. :D


What instructions? I see about 4 ways this is being entered. Eric, you may need to have a conference call to teach us!
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Re: CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby strawman » Sun Dec 12, 2010 8:20 pm

1. BYU - 28
2. Fresno St - 20
3. Ohio - 1
4. Southern Miss - 3
5. Boise State - 11
6. San Diego State - 31
7. Hawaii - 29
8. FIU - 10
9. Air Force - 13
10. West Virginia - 16
11. Missouri - 15
12. Baylor - 22
13. Oklahoma State - 17
14. Maryland - 27
15. Syracuse - 5
16. North Carolina - 8
17. SMU - 32
18. Nebraska - 30
19. Clemson - 25
20. Georgia - 33
21. Miami - 4
22. South Carolina - 12
23. Alabama - 34
24. Florida - 23
25. Northwestern - 2
26. Mississippi State - 19
27. Wisconsin - 7
28. Oklahoma - 35
29. Stanford - 26
30. Arkansas - 9
31. Middle Tenn -18
32. LSU - 21
33. Pittsburgh - 24
34. Nevada - 6
35. Auburn - 14
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Re: CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby RazorHawk » Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:32 am

1. BYU - 32
2. Fresno State - 3
3. Ohio - 5
4. Louisville - 11
5. Boise State - 34
6. San Diego State - 20
7. Hawaii - 31
8. Florida International - 4
9. Air Force - 10
10. West Virginia - 24
11. Missouri - 23
12. Baylor - 16
13. Oklahoma State - 15
14. Maryland - 19
15. Kansas State - 2
16. North Carolina - 6
17. SMU - 28
18. Nebraska - 30
19. Clemson - 12
20. Georgia - 26
21. Notre Dame - 14
22. Florida State - 9
23. Alabama - 33
24. Florida - 25
25. Texas Tech - 13
26. Mississippi State - 8
27. Wisconsin - 27
28. Oklahoma - 35
29. Stanford - 7
30. Arkansas - 1
31. Miami OH - 17
32. LSU - 18
33. Pittsburgh - 22
34. Nevada - 29
35. Auburn - 21
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Re: CFP Bowl Pick'em

Postby ..fanatic » Tue Dec 14, 2010 1:51 pm

1. BYU - 32
2. Northern Illinois - 25
3. Ohio - 6
4. Southern Miss - 5
5. Boise State - 35
6. San Diego State - 4
7. Hawaii - 20
8. Toledo - 12
9. Georgia Tech - 2
10. West Virginia - 22
11. Iowa - 10
12. Illinois - 9
13. Oklahoma State - 23
14. Maryland - 16
15. Kansas State - 13
16. North Carolina - 17
17. SMU - 24
18. Nebraska - 33
19. Clemson - 8
20. Georgia - 14
21. Miami - 15
22. Florida State - 1
23. Alabama - 34
24. Florida - 19
25. Texas Tech - 28
26. Mississippi State - 21
27. TCU - 27
28. Oklahoma - 30
29. Virginia Tech - 3
30. Arkansas - 26
31. Miami OH - 7
32. LSU - 11
33. Pittsburgh - 29
34. Nevada - 31
35. Oregon - 18
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