2020 College Football Previews

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  1. Leonardfan

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    It's an odd season - the PAC 12, MAC and MWC have all cancelled their seasons. The Big 10 is now thinking of a late fall start. Might as well get the teams from conferences that are going to play knocked out. Let's do this. Any team(s) you want to do the write up for just volunteer in this thread and I will assign to you.

    American Athletic Conference
    Cincinnati Bearcats - Bucky
    East Carolina Pirates - Shadowlight - Done
    South Florida Bulls - Leonardfan - Done
    Temple Owls - Red Raider - Done
    UCF Knights - Red Raider - Done
    Houston Cougars - Leonardfan - Done
    Memphis Tigers - Leonardfan - Done
    Navy Midshipmen - Red Raider - Done
    SMU Mustangs - Red Raider - Done
    Tulane Green Wave - Bucky - Done
    Tulsa Golden Hurricane - Bucky - Done


    ACC
    Boston College Eagles - Leonardfan - Done
    Clemson Tigers - TwentyTwo - Done
    Duke Blue Devils - Leonardfan - Done
    Florida State Seminoles - Leonardfan - Done
    Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets - Leonardfan - Done
    Louisville Cardinals - Shadowlight - Done
    Miami Hurricanes - Leonardfan - Done
    NC State Wolfpack - Leonardfan - Done
    North Carolina Tar Heels - Leonardfan - Done
    Notre Dame Fighting Irish - Leonardfan - Done
    Pittsburgh Panthers - Leonardfan - Done
    Syracuse Orange - Leonardfan - Done
    Virginia Cavaliers - Leonardfan - Done
    Virginia Tech Hokies - Shadowlight - Done
    Wake Forest Demon Deacons - Shadowlight - Done


    Big 12
    Baylor Bears - Red Raider - Done
    Iowa State Cyclones - Red Raider - Done
    Kansas Jayhawks - Red Raider - Done
    Kansas State Wildcats - Red Raider - Done
    Oklahoma Sooners - Red Raider - Done
    Oklahoma State Cowboys - Red Raider - Done
    TCU Horned Frogs - Red Raider - Done
    Texas Longhorns - Red Raider - Done
    Texas Tech Red Raiders - Red Raider - Done
    West Virginia Mountaineers - Red Raider - Done

    Conference USA
    Charlotte 49ers - Leonardfan - Done
    Florida Atlantic Owls - Leonardfan - Done
    Florida International Panthers - Leonardfan - Done
    Marshall Thundering Herd - Leonardfan - Done
    Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders - Bucky - Done
    Old Dominion Monarchs - season cancelled
    Western Kentucky Hilltoppers - Leonardfan - Done
    Louisiana Tech Bulldogs - Leonardfan - Done
    North Texas Mean Green - Claimjumper - Done
    Rice Owls - TwentyTwo - Done
    Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles - Leonardfan - Done
    UAB Blazers - Leonardfan - Done
    UTEP Miners - Claimjumper - Done
    UTSA Roadrunners - Leonardfan - Done

    SEC
    Florida Gators - Leonardfan - Done
    Georgia Bulldogs - Shadowlight - Done
    Kentucky Wildcats - Red Raider - Done
    Missouri Tigers - Red Raider - Done
    South Carolina Gamecocks - Leonardfan - Done
    Tennessee Volunteers - Shadowlight - Done
    Vanderbilt Commodores - Leonardfan - Done
    Alabama Crimson Tide - Shadowlight - Done
    Arkansas Razorbacks - TwentyTwo - Done
    Auburn Tigers - Shadowlight - Done
    LSU Tigers - Leonardfan - Done
    Mississippi State Bulldogs - Leonardfan - Done
    Ole Miss Rebels - Shadowlight - Done
    Texas A&M Aggies - Shadowlight - Done

    Sun Belt
    Appalachian State Mountaineers - Claimjumper - Done
    Coastal Carolina Chanticleers - Claimjumper - Done
    Georgia Southern Eagles - Claimjumper - Done
    Georgia State Panthers - Claimjumper - Done
    Troy Trojans - Claimjumper - Done
    Arkansas State Red Wolves - Claimjumper - Done
    Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns - Claimjumper - Done
    South Alabama Jaguars - Claimjumper - Done
    Texas State Bobcats - Leonardfan - Done
    UL Monroe Warhawks - Claimjumper - Done

    Independents
    Army - Leonardfan - Done
    BYU - Shadowlight - Done
    Liberty - Leonardfan - Done
    Massachussets - Leonardfan - Done
    New Mexico St - Season Cancelled
    UConn - Season Cancelled

    Big Ten

    Indiana - Shadowlight - Done
    Maryland - Leonardfan - Done
    Michigan - Shadowlight - Done
    Michgan St - Red Raider
    Ohio St - Shadowlight - Done
    Penn St - Shadowlight - Done
    Rutgers - Shadowlight - Done
    Illinois - Leonardfan - Done
    Iowa - Leonardfan - Done
    Minnesota - Leonardfan - Done
    Nebraska - Shadowlight - Done
    Northwestern - Leonardfan - Done
    Purdue - Bucky - Done
    Wisconsin - Bucky - Done

    Pac 12

    California Golden Bears -- Red Raider
    Arizona St Sun Devils - Leonardfan - Done
    Arizona Wildcats - Leonardfan - Done
    USC Trojans - Leonardfan - Done
    Stanford Cardinal - TwentyTwo - Done
    Oregon Ducks - Leonardfan - Done
    Oregon St Beavers - Jacque - Done
    Washington Huskies - Jacque - Done
    Washington St. Cougars - Jacque - Done
    Colorado Buffaloes - - Shadowlight - Done
    UCLA Bruins - Shadowlight - Done
    Utah Utes - Shadowlight - Done

    MAC

    Akron Zips - Leonardfan
    Bowling Green Falcons - Leonardfan - Done
    Buffalo Bulls - Bucky - Done
    Kent St Golden Flashes - Leonardfan - Done
    Miami Redhawks - Leonardfan - Done
    Ohio Bobcats - Bucky - Done
    Ball St Cardinals - Bucky - Done
    Central Michigan Chippewas - Leonardfan - Done
    Eastern Michigan Eagles - Leonardfan - Done
    Northern Illinois Huskies - Bucky - Done
    Toledo Rockets - Bucky - Done
    Western Michigan Broncos - Bucky - Done

    MWC
    Air Force - Leonardfan - Done
    Boise St - Claimjumper - Done
    Colorado St - Claimjumper - Done
    Fresno St - Leonardfan - Done
    Hawaii - Claimjumper - Done
    Nevada - Claimjumper - Done
    New Mexico - Claimjumper - Done
    UNLV - Leonardfan - Done
    San Jose State - Leonardfan - Done
    San Diego St - Leonardfan - Done
    Utah St - Leonardfan - Done
    Wyoming - Leonardfan - Done
     
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  2. Leonardfan

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    I am giving out homework assignments now lol. @Shadowlight - just assigned you BYU and ECU (I figured you would want to do a write up on a team with two dynamic WRs :applaudit:)
     
  3. Red Raider

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    I can do big 12 again like I did last year, a lot of new guys to look out for in the big 12 this season!
     
  4. Shadowlight

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    Ha. I am glad you only assigned me two teams. I am not properly prepared to to do write ups this year because I haven't bought any yearbooks. I decided to skip the expensive Phil Steele magazine, which was my main source last year, since half the teams aren't playing. Money is beyond tight these days.

    I will do my best to get BYU in before their Labor Day evening matchup against Navy, the first really interesting game of the year for me.

    And I noticed I will have plenty of time to write up ECU since they don't start until 9/26.

    Don't want to promise anything at this point but if you get into a bind with some Power 5 teams I might be willing to pick up some of the leftovers but hopefully some members will fill in the blanks.

    At least I am relieved you gave me a couple of fun teams. Thanks for that.
     
  5. Leonardfan

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    They are all yours my friend! thanks for taking on a whole conference. Let me know if you get in a bind.
     
  6. Leonardfan

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    For you the world my friend :) All joking aside I wanted to pull you in for these two teams because they both seem to have piqued your interest.
     
  7. Claimjumper

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    Pencil me in for the Sun Belt again

    May be a tad delayed getting to them. But I will eventually
     
  8. Leonardfan

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    Thank you for biting that bullet again. I may do one or two teams from the sun belt as well.
     
  9. Bucky

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    I'll chip in on C-USA If I can find depth charts .
     
  10. Leonardfan

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    Sounds good my friend. Do what you are able.


    Also it sounds like the Big Ten may be returning earlier than anticipated. I believe @Shadowlight broke this news in another thread.
     
  11. white lightning

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    So excited about the Big Ten news. They will start their season no later than October 22nd and my guess is it will be sooner than that. President Trump put the pressure on them and got a deal. Now if he could do the same with the Pac 12 that would be even better!
     
  12. Claimjumper

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    FYI - A good trick I’ve found is if you are on Twitter search for “depth chart” and then filter on only photos / videos / media and sort by most recent. A lot of the week one ones are trickling in and probably a bit more updated than lindys or the ever infamous ourlads

    most of the schools are pretty on top of posting the depth charts to social media but for some reason their own schools website are forgotten
     
  13. Shadowlight

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    Ha I know what you mean about Ourlads.com.. Always a day late and a dollar short.

    By the way Claimjumper you are a tougher man than I. Having to drudge through Sun Belt teams is akin to ditch digging for me. I have my limits and that is one of them. But a pat on the back for venturing into an area where no man wants to go.
     
  14. Leonardfan

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    Yea he bites the bullet every year and takes on the Sun Belt.
     
  15. Leonardfan

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    @Bucky I gave you a homework assignment - Middle Tennessee St. I figure they have at least a few very good players that won't make the write up to miserable.
     
  16. Leonardfan

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  17. Red Raider

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    Absolutely, funny thing is I almost volunteered for it last night. I took a look at their depth chart yesterday, it’s looking good for us.
     
  18. Leonardfan

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    Thanks! Look forward to the write up.
     
  19. Leonardfan

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    Plenty of previews left for the lurkers to volunteers for. I know you are looking at the write ups!
     
  20. Leonardfan

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    ACC starts up this week. Let's try to get all the teams in the conference done before Thursday.
     
  21. Red Raider

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    I’ll knock out my last 3 big 12 teams this week then I’ll probably sign up for some more. Lots of depth charts should be getting released this week to make it easier for us.
     
  22. Bucky

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    Just did Tulsa. I'll knockout Cincy and Tulane next
     
  23. Shadowlight

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    I am working on Wake Forest who I did last year. Hope to have it up before BYU game tonight.
     
  24. Leonardfan

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    Thank you both!

    I am looking forward to the BYU game tonight.
     
  25. TwentyTwo

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    Still NO CLEMSON?? I have done the past few...was giving somebody else the chance...

    Stanford is another to pay attention too...but the silly PAC 12 is not playing! Frustrating! Was looking forward watching RB Max Borghi & DB Brady Breeze

    I can get Louisiana Tech , Arkansas & Rice

    My work has shifted to "Virtual" on Chromebooks. So eyes usually spinning later in the afternoon.
     
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