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Should UCF have been included in the College Football Playoff?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
2/5/2018

Should UCF have been included in the College Football Playoff?

81%
Yes WINNER

24

19%
No

6

81%
Yes

24 Comments
John Bruckner
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John Bruckner

Proved it on the field.

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Jeff Rohr
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Jeff Rohr

Absolutely. They had every right to be in the playoff. It's real simple for the schools that want to be in the playoff - DON'T LOSE. The fact that a smaller conference team simply cannot make the playoff is absurd.

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Nicholas Barta
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Nicholas Barta

the system is slanted toward the big conferences but should always take into account an unbeaten team from anywhere. UCF was not given the respect that they deserve and now we have two SEC teams and a national championship that nobody cares about.

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Darrin Sollars
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Darrin Sollars

12 and 0 no losses how could they not be playing what other teams have losses they just got screwed !

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C.a. Cooper
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C.a. Cooper

Undefeated and beat a top-ten team.

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Brad Thompson
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Brad Thompson

both Georgia and Ala lost.

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David Weaver
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David Weaver

I think any team in the FBS that goes undefeated and is the only undefeated team in the FBS should automatically seeded in the playoffs even if it's the 4th seed.

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Douglas Herbst
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Douglas Herbst

They went undefeated and should at least been given a shot

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John Fillmore
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John Fillmore

The evidence is pretty strong that UCF deserved to be in the playoff, having defeated Auburn, the team which beat both of the teams playing for the NC.

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David Petersen
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David Petersen

There needs to be more than four.

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Sean Smith
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Sean Smith

Invitational Playoffs are not real Playoffs, Ohio State and UCF should have been in, everyone says their schedule was weak, then let that show in the playoffs

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Rizeabuv Yorzelf
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Rizeabuv Yorzelf

Playoffs should be 8 Teams and not 4 Teams. All Power 5 Conf champs plus best records after that.

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Peter Rygol
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Peter Rygol

OU and Georgia scored over 100 combined in their game. Looked more like a track meet than a football game. I do not consider any team a #1 contender with defenses that give up that many points. Clemson couldn't score a TD, Only Bama looked like a #1 and I hate saying that. who's left? UCF

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Kenneth. D. Magruder
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Kenneth. D. Magruder

Considering that one of the teams that is playing for the national championship didnt even win the conference. NCAA needs to look at the other levels of football for palyoffs

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Robert Lloyd
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Robert Lloyd

It is all hindsight since they beat Auburn, but with hindsight being 20/20, yeah, they might be the best team in the country.

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Melanie Sturm
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Melanie Sturm

The current system is flawed, eliminating the possibility of unlikely, outlier contenders whose merit is proven most at the crushing end of a season -- like UCF.

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Todd Meedel
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Todd Meedel

UCF beat every team they faced, they did not pick their division.... The two teams in playoffs both have losses... Alabama did not win their division or their conference... This is favortisim towards the SEC... excludes teams who earned their right to be there.

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T David Andrew M
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T David Andrew M

The Current system is Bull, any team that is undefeated by this point in the season should have instant consideration. The system needs to be fixed.

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Ruthie Patterson
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Ruthie Patterson

They Should Have Been Giving A Chance They Were Good

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Jack Bohlken
0
Jack Bohlken

UCF should share a split national championship with the AL - GA winner!

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Dalton McMillin
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Dalton McMillin

But wasn’t realistic. Let’s be honest. Even tho all Husker nation wanted a UCF win, very few thought there was a real chance. I knew they were good and had heart and great coaching but if a lot of us are honest we hoped UCF would be competitive.

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Rick Fielder
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Rick Fielder

They went undefeated

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Arlie Rauch
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Arlie Rauch

You have no idea how good they were, but they defeated everyone put in their way.

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19%
No

6 Comments
Marty Tromburg
2
Marty Tromburg

Good team with great story, but no early Georgia Tech victory hurt their chances to get in Top 10 earlier.

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Susan Hayes
0
Susan Hayes

Week in and week out in apower five conference.....good luck....ya gotta play defense!

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Wade Williams
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Wade Williams

Not under the current system. However, expand the playoff to 6 teams and make the New years 6 qualifier, one of the 6 teams if they are undefeated. Unless they are undefeated, the schedules of those teams will never come close to being strong enough to justify inclusion with a loss.

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Tyler Brooks
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Tyler Brooks

I believe UCF could have played with/beat any of the four playoff teams. But the strength of schedule just wasn't there to be fair to other teams in the playoff.

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Andrew Epp
0
Andrew Epp

The 4 best teams were probably in. It just needs to be 8 to let the little guys have a chance.

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Kris Chenault Fenske
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Kris Chenault Fenske

How many teams would be undefeated with UCF's schedule? And If Scott Frost isn't involved, Husker fans wouldn't care.

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Which is a more likely win for the Huskers in 2023?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
8 months left

Which is a more likely win for the Huskers in 2023?

Minnesota on the road

1

Purdue at home

5

Minnesota on the road

1 Comment
jerry reinhardt
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jerry reinhardt

The way I see it, the little weasel will be running scared, not knowing what him!

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Purdue at home

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Mark Brigham
0
Mark Brigham

It's at home and I think we will be understanding our new system and coaches by then.

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Walt Hansmann (CPTD, DTM)
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Walt Hansmann (CPTD, DTM)

Purdue is deeper into the first season of a new staff. And it is at home where the crowd is more of a factor.

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Ron Joseph
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Ron Joseph

Later in the season. The mini game is #1 and we'll have some kinks to work out. BUT I think we win both. With good coaching we'll finally put Mini in our rear view mirror.

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Kevin Bolin
Kevin Bolin

not likely

Yes

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Ken E
0
Ken E

speed speed speed

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Bruce Neel
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Bruce Neel

Good job. A lot of good players and a lot from Nebraska

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Dick Plock
0
Dick Plock

We are moving the roster and trying to get better! Thanks for hiring Coach Rhule, Trev!!!

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Chuck Bolder
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Chuck Bolder

Think they did very well considering the time they had to get er done!

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Kevin Hilyard
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Kevin Hilyard

I thought we did really well with the defensive and offensive line, plus the most in-state recruits since 98!

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Scott Thomsen
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Scott Thomsen

In short order, Coach Rhule and staff put together a top 30 class. That's a great result for the short time they had to work with. My only pain point was losing Earnest Hausman to Michigan through the transfer portal.

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Thomas Wright
Thomas Wright

Ernnie's lose ! Besides, Rhule is replacing him with some 4 & even 5 star recruits out of Florida. Ernest WHO ? GBR !!!

No

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