I like turtles!
"Who cares about pre season rankings ...?"Don't kid yourself.EVERY avid fan of college football cares about pre-season rankings, not
only from an interest standpoint, but because the pre-season rankings establish
THE pecking order for the rest of the season.If a team started out
the season ranked #1 and went undefeated, it would be almost impossible for
unranked team to pass the pre-season #1 in the polls to get into the national
championship game.That may not be fair, but it is REALITY!
Who cares about pre season rankings
Funny, you would have thought that being completely embarrassed at Boise,
showing no offensive ability whatsoever, then imploding after the game and
slugging a Boise player, would have been just what Oregon needed to get
going?Watching that game last week with Purdue, I think Oregon got
going as much as they are going to. If it wasn't for 2 defensive scores on bad
Purdue plays you would be 0-2 right now.Back in the rankings????
Hahahahahahah. Yeah, that team who got worked by Boise sure seems like a ranked
team don't they! Pac-10 is overrated year in and year out, as evidence by the
MWC 6-1 record against them last year. USC is in a league of their own, much
like Boise is in the WAC!
Utah fans know that feeling. That's how we felt last year when BYU fell flat on
their face and was destroyed by TCU and Utah. It made our dismantling of the
Cougars not look as impressive.
How'd that game for Oregon go against a WAC team last year in Oregon, and this
year in Boise?That's what I thought.Oregon - The team
who is always a "spoiler" in the mediocre Pac-10 and annually falls flat on
their face. Yeah, Utah is scarred to face that kind of program!I do agree with you though. Utah shouldn't be wasting their time facing
Oregon. Utah is 6-2 in their last 8 meetings with mighty Pac-10 teams. Why are
we wasting our time playing you? Utah should step up their scheduling and play
a real conferenece, or USC.
Oregon is 17-8 in the series overall.
fades? | 2:36 p.m. Sept. 16, 2009Yeah, BYU didn't do so well in a few
games last year but they sure didn't fade during the 2006 & 2007 seasons. Bad
news for utah and TCU this season: BYU is back and better than '06 & '07.---------------Love how they now define greatness at BYU by
barly beating Utah. Reminds me of a time when I was a kid when Utah defined
their season with a win over BYU. Now at Utah it's defined as 2004
12-0 and in 2008 13-0.
Too bad the utes aren't any better this year. It would have made for a great
year for the MWC. I guess two great programs will have to do--BYU and TCU.
utes are going to be just what we need to turn things around. But too bad utah
isn't a contender this year, otherwise beating them would put us back in the
utes shouldn't even be on the schedule of a PAC10 powerhouse. Gimmie a break,
barely beat 2 WACy teams.
I want Utah to win like you all, but I've seen this team and they are mad and
looking to take it out on Utah. Bad time to play them. I'm not sure it will be
pretty for us.
be a long ride home! Utes will bleed and bore!
I feel the same way about BYU. Greatly dislike the fans. Nice grammar by the
way. BYU Grad?
I love reading all these comments, it gets me ready for the game. We're going to
the Oregon game this weekend because we love to watch football, If Utah wins I
want to watch it!GO UTAH!!!!
I'm a big Utes fan but I am very worried. I think we are in over our heads this
So, even though I love OSU I am embarrased to tell people I went to Utah. OMG,
we (Utes) are so scarry bad this year.
Just when I think I might root for Utah and thus cheer on the MWC, I only have
to read the lame logic and hatred spewing from these comments to once again
convince me to cheer on anyone who is playing them.
Let's all join in a prayer huddle for Utah this weekend. What can it hurt?
RE: 12:38I can't find the humor in your American History comment.
Ronald Reagan (was) President from 1981 to 1989. Will you help me out here with
your superior intellect? Am I missing the joke? If not, please brush up on
American Hstory yourself before you look like a fool to thousands of readers and
further discredit your overated school, with respect to its academic and
The BYU and BSU fan posts that are intended to put Utah down crack me up...
these jokers were saying the same things a year ago. Can you come up with
anything orignal or should we expect you to write the same crap in September
...Has BYU done anything since 1884?...Yes, they have:
--they had Crowton --they had Quest for Perfection --they had
several losses, few wins in Las Vegas (soft noodle) BowlHave I left
Yet you have time to reply... Hypocrisy??
RE: The Yoo will Lose! 12:47 p.mThis is just too funny that there are
actually yewtie fans who think their little team will beat Oregon. And they're
basing this on what BSU did to them and their star running back being out.Hey yewt fans this year your little team isn't even close to how good
BSU is. And Oregon has a few more running backs that will be more than capable
of getting the job done against the yoo.I'm just waiting to see how
many bandwagon yewtie fans jump to BYU's side after they whip FSU and the EWEs
loses to Oregon this weekend. My guess is it will be around 20,000
with more to come as the season progresses.Oregon 38, the yewts 10
It's obvious that the majority of you people have way too much time on your
hands(both Utah and BYU fans). Do any of you work or go to school? Maybe
someone pays you for sitting on your computer and writing meaningless things all
day. Don't get me wrong, I love sports, but don't you think arguing about things
that you have absolutely NO control over is a little over the top? Maybe it's
just me. Have fun posting your little hearts away.GO COUGS!!!
Blah, blah, blah... enough about the past. Not a very interesting article at
all. Do some more research about this year's Utes.
Cant wait for kickoff! heading up w/ my dad! Go Utes!!!
Is the lamest moniker of all time. Probably an Orem High grad.
I'm an alum of Utah and OSU (say what you will about OSU, but does your team
have 6 national championships?). I still live in Big 10 country. Purdue is
absolutely horrible. I feel good about the Utes beating a team that lost to
Boise State and struggled against Purdue. Utes by 14.
Yeah, BYU didn't do so well in a few games last year but they sure didn't fade
during the 2006 & 2007 seasons. Bad news for utah and TCU this season: BYU is
back and better than '06 & '07.Oregon 24, utah 6
Guys on CBS-C are saying that both Utah and BYU will lose their games this
weekend. They said that Florida State is too fast for BYU and that Florida State
played a similar opponent last week in Jackson Ville State (who Florida State
won against last week 19 - 9)... similar in defense/offense. They also said
that Oregon is going to be too strong and will win against Utah. I don't think
you can compare a 19-9 win over a crap Jackson Ville State team with BYU. I
think Oregon will be a challenge for the Utes if the Utes play similar to last
week, otherwise I think the Utes will win.
Yes, BYU was really lucky to play Oklahoma who has nothing but slow non-athletic
guys so that our slow non-athletic guys could keep up.Oregon 28,
enjoy your trips to Oregon, I hope it brings as much satisfaction to you and the
MWC as my early season trip to Dallas did for me- Good luck (and yes, it pains
me to say that).Go MWC and BYU!
The season is shaping up nicely so far. BYU is getting all the early attention
(most importantly from TCU) and Utah is quietly doing its job week-to-week.
It's going to be even funnier to watch BYU flop this year as it was last year.
The greatest part is, once Utah beats BYU, BYU's win over OK will give the U
even more momentum moving into the post-season than they had last year from the
Funny how shallow cougar fans are.
when byu and utah play who has won more games? oh ya thats rightUTAHgo utes
Let the koogs talk Nat Champ and how they will run the table only after 2 games.
I remember the last time they were this annoying. It was 2001 ranked 8th and
they thought they had it in the bag. Guess what? Hawaii came along and dropped
72 points on the koogs. We will see ya at the Vegas bowl again.
I love my Utes, but they better get up for this one, if they mess around like
they have been we will be in trouble.Personally I was hoping Blount
would have been there, he looked like garbage against BSU (Fat and slow).... but
we have the talent to win!!YBU fans...... Celebrate now!!! You are
so quick to forget your tendancy to fade... I hope we're both undefeated when we
meet, but I doubt it!!! GO UTES!!!!!!!!!
So when was Roland Regean president? They must not teach American History at the
Good luck Ute fans! As a Beaver fan, I win if:Oregon wins because Pac-10
vs MWC;Utah wins because UO is our Rival, and seeing them lose is aways
good.Note that UO's running offense didn't really get started until
the 2nd half against Purdue. Mostly because UO kept trying to get the passing
game going with little success. They may decide to try to get the running game
going first against the Utes, then complement it with the running. Either way,
if they're held under 200 yards passing the Utes have a good chance to win.Go Beavs!!!
Thats a cute nickname!!!!!! So funny!You may get by FSU but can you
say TCU???? HAHAHAHAHA its gonna be last year all over again for the pathetic
Zoobs. Remember, Speed kills............. and you have none of it.
That was HILARIOUS dude!!!!! Been working on that joke for a while?Utes will win.GO UTES!!
They looked pathetic against BSU because BSU has a great defense. Did utah hold
either USU or SJSU to only 8 points like BSU did to Oregon? Let me help you with
that one: No. If utah had a great defense this season they should have been able
to hold both of those doormats to 7 or less. They didn't so they don't. The
streak ends this weekend.Oregon 35, utah 13
Plane leaves fro Oakland in the morning...see you there Ute fans...wearing
red.Utah By 14...I feel it in my bones!
This is just too funny that there are actually yoot fans who think their little
team will beat Oregon. And they're basing this on what BSU did to them and their
star running back being out. Hey yoot fans this year your little
team isn't even close to how good BSU is. And Oregon has a few more running
backs that will be more than capable of getting the job done against the yoo.I'm just waiting to see how many bandwagon yoot fans jump to BYU's side
after they whip FSU and the yoo loses to Oregon this weekend. My guess is it
will be around 20,000 with more to come as the season progresses.Oregon 38, the yoo 10
I love BYU football but some of my fellow fans...?Good luck Utes, I will
be yelling for you. I grew up a Duck but now it is all about the MWC.
The "greatness" of BYU exists only in the past. BYU has done nothing on a
national stage since 1984, THAT'S 25 YEARS. The "greatnes" that is
BYU football has the same number of MWC titles as Utah (4), has a losing record
against Utah since the inception of the MWC (4-6), raised its record versus
ranked teams to 2-10 since 2004 with the win over Oklahoma, and is 2-5 in bowl
games since the MWC started. Exactly where is that "greatness" you speak of?The past is the past, especially when you are talking about BYU being
relevant when Roland Regean was the President. Utah has now been
undefeated twice in the last 5 years, something BYU hasn't accomplished in my
Utah is notorious for playing their best football at the end of the season.
Here's hoping they make giant strides from week 2 to week 3, because they're
going to need it. Of course, Boise State taking out Blount should
help. That's the only reason I give the Utes a fighting chance in Autzen. But I
doubt they will win from what I have seen with the Utes drop off (as expected
would happen) from last year. The Utes will be good this season, but
not great until their bowl game. I must admit, it is always nice for the
conference that the Utes can represent so well in (lesser) bowl games most
Just for the record Kewg fans, Utah has more conference championships in their
history than byu if you are going to bring up that subject.
Oregon looked absolutely pathetic against BSU. No first downs for 3 quarters.
If utah can't be them by 50, then who looks bad now.
The Utes will win in Oregon. They will be solid and execute well. Thanks for the
great article about Utah Football. I'm sorry that soo many insecure Cougs have
to comment on anything Utah and when they do its "Anonymous" Go enjoy your
Cougars, they're having a great season so far. The UTES are going to destroy all
your hopes and dreams in November. Book your Motel 6 in Vegas NOW!!! GO UTES!!!!
...of winning: slim and none. Oregon is going to bury the little lambs from the
ewe of ewe!Oregon 34, ewetah 14
"Has BYU done anything since 1984?" Been nationally ranked 10 times,
played in 18 bowls(albeit with a shabby record in those), and was # 5 in 1996.
Not too bad. Utah has been ranked 4 times, in the top 5 twice and has a
good bowl record during that time, although they have played in less bowls.
To S3 - in 1884, BYU was BYA and didn't have a football team - I'd say they've
done a few things since then. Besides, I thought this was an article about the
Utah/Oregon game this weekend.On that subject, I would love to see
the Utes pound the Ducks this Saturday. Oregon is the poster child for programs
where some sugar daddy donors (Phil Knight/Nike) think they can create a
champion by simply recruiting superior talent from wherever they can get it, and
opening the roof and pouring piles of money into the program. Utah, BYU, TCU
and Boise State play the game the way it's supposed to be played: hit hard,
execute on every down, fly to the ball, work as a team, and PREPARE in every
facet for each game.Go Utes! (And go Cougs against FSU this
Congratulations to that BYU team that whipped a 7-6 Oregon team in the 2006 Las
Vegas Bowl. I'm sure that Oregon team was the best 7-6 team in the nation that
year. The media really took notice, and it showed by all those #1 votes in
parenthesis after BYU's place in the polls. If memory serves me, I
believe that would have been ZEROGO ZOOBS!
They won the national championship in 1984. Probably 50 conference
championships - maybe only 40. I won't waste my time looking up the number of
10 win seasons. The Utes have 2 bcs games and pretty much nothing else. If the
Utes can continue what they have done in the last 5 years for 30 more, they will
understand the greatness of the cougars.Go Cougs.
Great article. That was a fun season back in 94. That and 93 were
the back-to-back 34-31 years, beating the TDS. I remember before the 94 season
wondering how after losing Jamal Anderson we'd do. We did pretty well. This year I wondered how we'd do after losing all the key personnel. Hopefully
its another 10 win (or better) season and a win against the Ducks. Also, the posts on here by the TDS fans remind me why as a kid I developed a
real dislike for that team and its pompous fans. Though I do
sincerely wish the "Team Down South" tremendous success and health thoughout
this season, that is until that last regular season game in November, making it
all that much sweeter when the Utes can utterly destroy and embarrass them. Good Luck in Eugene! I hope to hear the Utah Man over and over. GO UTES!
I think Utah probably loses this game, but it should be a close one. Oregon is
not that good this year and Utah is probably the better team but Autzen is still
a tough place to play. If Utah can overcome the many mistakes they made in the
first couple of weeks and get some pressure on the Oregon QB, this will be a
great game. This is a key game since it provides the only direct
comparison between the top three in the MWC and the WAC's top dog. I hope the
margin of victory for the U is similar to the Boise State game, but even a
victory will discount Boise's claim as a top ten team based on the Oregon
Has BYU done anything since 1884?
DRILLED. . the utes are going to get DRILLED by Oregon. 7-5 and the fire whit
websites start on sunday morning. Good luck not hurting yourselves jumping off
that bandwagon ute fans.
Since we're writing about the past, remember the last time a MWC team played
Oregon? BYU whooped them 38-8, the same year Oregon beat Oklahoma. A young
team who has only played a bunch of nobody's will have a hard time getting that
W, but the team has done surprising things lately.
Plane leaves Friday morning! We'll be there in red! Go Utes!
It's embarrassing that Oregon has an unlimited budget for uniforms and still has
some of the ugliest uniforms of any team.It would be disappointing
for Utah to lose to a team with such ugly uniforms.Go Utes!
yep my buds and i will be maing the trip too. leaving on fri morn. Hope to see
lots of RED just like we did in Ann Arbor and New Orleans, and hopefully with
the same result!
I think the trip will be worth it.
First 10-win season in history was in 1994? Wow, I did not know Utah was such a
relative new upstart in the arena of successful programs. What year
was the 13-0 season for BYU? Oh, really, ten years prior? Interesting....Good luck, Ewets. The MWC always likes to see BSC schools/conference
matches end in favor of the MWC. But, to tell the honest, this being an away
game, I had to pick Oregon in this one in our weekly (no prize attached) "pick
me and some friends leave thursday, stayin the weekend, hopefully we can give
them a good game!! GO UTES !!!!
Flight leaves on Friday for Portland and then on to Eugene. I think it will be a
hard-fought game. Go Utes!