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Yeah, I get that.

But there's no way to settle this directly by having them play an SEC schedule. Adjudicating based on who has more "football knowledge" seems pretty unsatisfying. We could look at records. Looking at Cincy's schedule (remember, I only saw the ND game), it does look like they played down to some pretty crappy teams - IU, Navy. Then again, every team has its ups and downs - doesn't look good but doesn't mean they couldn't perform in the SEC or even catch Bama/UGA when they were peaking.

What we're left with is the playoffs. If Cincy takes a beating from any of the three teams, I think the case for 3-loss SEC team gets stronger (as an aside, Ole Miss was the only other non-3-loss team in the SEC, so it's not exactly the worst thing one can say).

Anyway, Cincy can put all of this to rest and, should they be playing Bama, I strongly prefer that they do!

(In response to this post by VT-ACC)

Posted: 12/05/2021 at 10:50AM


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Assuming it’s Bama, Mich, UGA, Cincy … predict the lines -- CharlestonSC 12/05/2021 08:31AM
  I also think Cincy can give Alabama some problems. -- HTrain90 12/05/2021 08:47AM
  You know it’s not the Bengals, right? ** -- aficionadHOO 12/05/2021 08:43AM
  Cincinnati doesn’t belong. -- rocket 12/05/2021 08:38AM
  Not true ** -- hoosgotgame 12/05/2021 10:45AM
  You don’t know football. ** -- VT-ACC 12/05/2021 08:51AM
  Thanks for the tip…..We will see soon enough -- rocket 12/05/2021 08:56AM
  Oh and by the way… -- VT-ACC 12/05/2021 09:44AM
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  I only watched UC-ND... -- chapelHOOll 12/05/2021 10:17AM
  Good points but again… -- VT-ACC 12/05/2021 10:30AM
  Yeah, I get that. -- chapelHOOll 12/05/2021 10:50AM
  Yes and no… -- VT-ACC 12/05/2021 6:32PM
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