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hoegher

  • joined Oct 08, 2011
  • last login Aug 29, 2014
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Hoegher's Bowl Predictions: BIG TEN DUMPSTER FIRE

Yes, there was a game last week. No, I'm not going to posted updated rankings to reflect that fact. Any changes were minimal, and therefore would be boring to talk about (Rutgers and Missouri...

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Hoegher's Rankings and.... well Pick: WEEK FIFTEEN

First, a note on Bret Bielema: I grew up in Minnesota, cheering (futilely) for the Vikings. I never really was much of a college football fan (because I grew up in Minnesota and LOL GOPHERS), but...

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Hoegher's Rankings and Picks: WEEK FOURTEEN

I want the Bret Bielema back from two years ago. The one that went for two "because the card told him to do so." That card would have come in very helpful on Saturday, just saying. ROSE BOWL OR...

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Hoegher's Rankings and Picks: WEEK THIRTEEN

Oregon, I can understand. Stanford has a good defensive line, and we all know how you crumble when you come against something a that actually offers resistance (yes, I'm including Wisconsin's 2011...

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Hoegher's Rankings and Picks: WEEK TWELVE

hoegher is sick. Unfortunately, I have this "real job" now and I've heard you can't just decide to skip. I miss college sometimes. The paycheck is nice though. Rank LW NCAA Team Conf ...

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Hoegher's Rankings and Picks: WEEK ELEVEN

I'm very annoyed at Alabama right now. I thought that 8 pt spread in their favor was the easiest pick ever. Historically elite defense vs "meh" offense? MONEY. But noooooo, Zach Mettenburger had to...

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Hoegher's Rankings and Picks: WEEK TEN

On the bright side: I didn't spend money to go to our homecoming game. Saved a nice $60 and instead got to sit on my couch and drown my sorrows in beer. Good decisions all around! TOP 25 AND BIG...

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Hoegher's Rankings and Picks: WEEK NINE

Since I'm home from work early - and because I plan on making pancakes for dinner tomorrow - this post is happening today. Aren't you all so excited? I know I am! I mean... pancakes. That's really...

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Hoegher's Rankings and Picks: WEEK EIGHT

Sorry for the tardiness, y'all. I've been exhausted this week. Not because of work, but because I've spent my evenings staying up late. So many shenanigans, you wouldn't believe. Or MATLAB...

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Hoegher's Rankings and Picks: WEEK SEVEN

Guys, I have exciting news. Well, maybe just exciting for me. STILL. So I've been making these rankings for the past two years, but I've felt somewhat hollow in doing so. See, the real treasure...

Sticking With the Theme of Data Sharing:

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This isn't mine by any means, but I have been using it to create rankings for several past years (got back to 1990 as of now, with some scattered years prior to that). It's not nearly detailed enough to include play-by-play data, but it's got complete game scores for FBS schools going back to the early 1900's, and that's enough for some. As I've said, I've used these to create my own (amateur, probably wrong) rankings and I can say two things based on that: 1) 1959 Ole Miss was every bit the juggernaut Bill C said it was in his "100 Teams, 100 Years" Varsity Numbers Post 2) Steve Spurrier was a dick, based on 1996 Florida's obscene offense.

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Hoegher's Rankings and Picks: WEEK SIX

Hey y'all! You know what happens when you start a real job? Suddenly, all your free time is gone. Also, apparently God decides that you're an old person now, which is the only explanation I have...

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Hoegher's Rankings and Picks: WEEK FIVE

Two notes to begin this week: 1) I'm sure that many of you have been competing in the OTE Predictions Competition, via the ESPN College Pick'em Game. I would like y'all to take a gander way at the...

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Hoegher's Rankings and Picks: WEEK FOUR

Hey y'all! You know, the Big Ten may not be the shining pedestal of quality football this year that we all hoped it would be. Non-conference embarrassments by Iowa, Nebraska, Michigan(s),...

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Hoegher's Rankings and Picks: WEEK THREE

Guys, this may be a not-very-fun-year for me. On the one hand, that's part of the benefit of diving in the the college football jungle and developing rankings like this: I get to care about more...

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Hoegher's Rankings and Picks: WEEK TWO

Oh sweet Jesus, football is upon us! After months of withdrawl and dealing with the shakes, last weekend was a welcome experience, feeling the rush of warmth as I watched the glorious gridiron...

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Hoegher's Rankings and Picks: WEEK ONE

Hey y'all! Guess what? (what) COLLEGE FOOTBALL IS HERE. I'm so very excited you guys. I've got a whole schedule of football viewing options for this weekend, and I intend to be parked in front of...

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Hoegher's Rankings! BOTTOM 10 Big Ten Teams of... well, since 1994

Hey y'all! So last week I decided to share with you my list of the Best Big Ten Teams (since 1994). However, that's only one side of the coin. Much like the esteemed MNWildcat, I feel like we all...

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How Much Do Pre-Season Rankings Really Matter?

HEY GUYS HEY GUYS, GUESS WHAT? (what?) IT'S ALMOST TIME FOR FOOTBALL TO START! YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS? (what?) PRE-SEASON POLLS! AND ANGER ABOUT THOSE POLLS! HUZZAH! For the record, I have no...

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Hoegher's Rankings! Top 10 Big Ten Teams of... well, since 1994

Hey y'all! It's been a while, and I'm itching to get the season started. I've got the shakes over here (though that may just be the coffee I'm drinking, perhaps I should ease up on the strength a...

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Hoeghers 2012 Previews: Projected Win/Loss Records REVISITED

Hey y'all! I hadn't been planning on making another FanPost so soon, and was all set to go into hibernation mode until college football starts up again (THANK GOD that Breaking Bad returns, or I...

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Hoegher's 2012 Previews: Recap and Overview

So I guess it's Notre Dame Week? Fvck that. (relevant info: 8-4 record, 15th AdjMarg, 22nd AdjOff, 14th AdjDef) I intend this to be an overview of my previous previews, as well as to give y'all...

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Hoegher's 2012 Previews: Wisconsin Badgers

So...my team is up. This is strange, because - while I love college football and have come into some decent knowledge over the past few years - I still need a refresher for most teams... outside...

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Hoegher's 2012 Previews: Michigan State Spartans

I hate Michigan State. Now, I will readily admit that this is partially due to the fact that my favorite team has suffered several losses to the Spartans over the years. I don't hate Minnesota...

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Hoegher's 2012 Previews: Michigan Wolverines

The nice thing about working from home is that I can wake up at 10:30a, roll out of bed and walk over to the kitchen table that functions as my office, and go to work wearing nothing but an old...

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Hoegher's 2012 Previews: Penn State Nittany Lions

[shakes fist at Charter Cable and Internet] I've been without internet for the past three days, and finally Charter fixed it yesterday. Fortunately, I had downloaded A Song of Ice and Fire prior to...

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Hoegher's 2012 Previews: Nebraska Cornhuskers

Sorry, this is just a placeholder for now. I've been traveling for work over the last couple days (I got a job! Which is nice, because I realized I'm in debt and I need beer money), and then today...

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Hoegher's 2012 Previews: Iowa Hawkeyes

Going through a bit of a motivation rut recently, mostly due to "YAY I GRADUATED WAIT NOW WHAT," stuff, but I'll try not to let that seep too much into these previews. Definitely not when we reach...

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