2016 Crapsforum College Football Bowl Game Challenge

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  1. Onautopilot, Jan 3, 2017

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    Penn State did an excellent job of snatching defeat from jaws of victory in the fourth quarter.....can't even imagine the "talking to themselves" on the flight home.:)
     
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  2. TDVegas, Jan 3, 2017

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    Last I saw was 49-35...figured it was over. Talk about an implosion.
     
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  3. random_roller, Jan 3, 2017

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    Yeah, I thought Penn State had the game won at that point, too. Give USC credit for not packing it in and providing a crazy finish to the Rose Bowl. Fans got their money's worth in that game, especially anyone betting the over (@62 points).
     

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  4. random_roller, Jan 9, 2017

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    Tonight is the CFP Championship Game between #1 Alabama and #2 Clemson, the final game of the 2016 college football season. After the game has ended, a champion will officially be crowned. But enough about Twelve4s, whose astute, almost psychic picks laid waste to the rest of the field. Heck, he doesn't need any points from tonight's game, so dominant was his entry.

    So congratulations, Twelve4s, on your impending win in the 2016 Crapsforum College Football Bowl Game Challenge. Unless there are dangled chads, "found" entries not previously evaluated, or a last minute appeal to SCOTUS.

    Go Clemson!
     
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  5. Twelve4s, Jan 9, 2017

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    This game ain't hard to figure out. Who ya gonna bet on?

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  6. random_roller, Jan 9, 2017

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    Alabama is playing angry. And it's working. Not sure why Clemson doesn't stack the box and force Alabama to throw downfield.
     
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  7. random_roller, Jan 9, 2017

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    Clemson is losing 20+ yards every time there is a punt by either team. 'Bama is easily winning the field position battle thus far.
     
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  8. yacraps, Jan 9, 2017

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  9. random_roller, Jan 9, 2017

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    Good game heading early in the 4th quarter: Alabama 24, Clemson 21.
     
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  10. random_roller, Jan 9, 2017

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    Clemson takes the lead 28-24 with 4:38 remaining in the 4th quarter. Go Tigers (this game only)!!
     
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    YESSSSSS!!!!!!! Touchdown, Clemson!!! Tigers go up 35-31 following the extra point.
     
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    Final score of the 2016 College Football Playoff Championship Game: (2) Clemson, 35, (1) Alabama 31.

    Great game. Congratulations to Clemson on winning the national championship, the Tigers first since beating Nebraska for the '81 title.
    I have to get back to AL.com to continue trolling fans of the self-proclaimed "greatest team" in college football history. LMAO, the '95 Huskers would have scored at least 50 on that Alabama defense.

    Cleveland Browns, you're on the clock.
     
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  13. Onautopilot, Jan 9, 2017

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    I have some kin folks that are very disappointed right now.....but I'm not! But don't anyone tell them! :)

    Fun game to watch.
     
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    Game 14: CFP National Championship -- #2 Clemson 35, #1 Alabama 31

    Clemson avenges last season's loss to Alabama in the CFP National Championship by scoring 21 points in the 4th quarter, including the game winning touchdown with 1 second remaining. Early in the game, Alabama tried to intimidate QB Deshaun Watson and WR Mike Williams with vicious hits, but it didn't work in the end. The Tiger offense was unstoppable in the 4th quarter. The loss puts an end to the nonsense generated by some in the national media (translation: several ESPN clowns) who had already proclaimed this edition of the Crimson Tide as the greatest team in college football history.

    It's official: The winner of the 2016 Crapsforum College Football Bowl Game Challenge is Twelve4s. With astute (and at times uncanny) picking, he led all entrants from the first game and never looked back and finished with 83 out of 105 points. Simply an outstanding job of picking games and allocating confidence points.

    KokomoJoe4 also had a strong showing and finished in 2nd place with 69 points. Ironically, Koko was largely done in by his alma mater's loss to Northwestern, which cost him 13 points. Yacraps closed strongly and finished 3rd with 67 points. He was the only person to correctly pick Clemson to win the CFP Championship (Game 14). 777 also finished strong after a slow start and ended up with 63 points. Really, there wasn't much separation between 2nd & 4th place. And finally, the upsets just didn't work out for random_roller and as a result he finished in 5th place with 58 points.


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    Congratulations to Twelve4s! Well done, my friend. Please send 777 a PM with your contact information and he will mail the book to you.

    Many thanks to each of you -- Twelve4s, KokomoJoe4, Yacraps, and Basicstr who participated in this challenge. I hope everyone had fun doing this.
     
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  15. random_roller, Jan 9, 2017

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    Thank you for "rooting" for Alabama!!
     
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  16. random_roller, Jan 9, 2017

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    Your next assignment, OAP, is to "root for" the Golden State Warriors. :D
     
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  17. basicstrategy777, Jan 10, 2017

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    This contest was really fun.

    Congrats to 12-4's on winning. He did an unbelievable job in picking winners. I suspect he would have made a killing at the sports book.

    All the contestants, I believe, did an excellent job and the commentary was fun and clever.

    And lastly, thanks to random_roller for all the work he did. This thing was well thought out....organized....run smoooothly.

    777
     
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  18. random_roller, Jan 10, 2017

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    That race call is one of the best I have heard. A few years ago, Sports Illustrated had an article on Zenyatta (below). Really interesting read, even if you're not into horse racing. Unfortunately, Zenyatta lost her final race by a nose to finish 19-1. I think her jockey waited too long before starting her patented rally.

    http://www.zenyatta.com/news/sports-illustrated-touts-zenyatta-shes-the-one

    http://www.si.com/more-sports/2010/11/06/breeders-cupblamezenyatta
     
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  19. yacraps, Jan 10, 2017

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    RR...THAT....Was...UN....BEEE...LEEEEVABLE...( I loved the Zenyatta post:D) you are a class act the only sad thing its just like the long hand it has to end dang.. my hats off to 12s fantastic job not only in the contest also your posts... koko,777 with out yous guys even with 12s wit and humor it wouldn't of been as much fun cant have a good party with out good people and you two along with 12s and RR are top dauwgs made the bowl season even more fun
     
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  20. random_roller, Jan 10, 2017

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    Thought I'd share a few comments that were posted on the Alabama forum on AL.com:

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