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Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:00 am

RobertM320 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:38 am
Aberzombie1892 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:28 am
golfnut69 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:24 am
Memphis beat...Mercer...Ga State..So"Bama and lost to Navy and Tulane.... Switch the schedules and Tulane would be at worse 4-1 and Memphis 1-4....UAB had 16 seniors start, many with P5 playing time and were better than the record and Tulane should have beaten them...one more thing, it was a good feeling to send those 11 Louisiana kids back to Memphis as losers
Honestly, the AAC West this year doesn’t look that good outside of Houston, so that may be good for Tulane.

There are two short term goals for Tulane:

1. Reaching a bowl and
2. Fielding a good football team

Defeating an overrated Memphis team was a step in the right direction for a bowl, but Tulane’s losses to a Wake Forest team that just fired its DC in season and to a UAB team that didn’t play football two seasons ago indicate that it’s still not good.
I don't truly think you can equate UAB to other schools in their second year of football. They had the coach, And they were able to bring in lots of P5 transfers with promises of playing time. This isn't like they started off fielding an all freshman/sophomore team.
I agree to a certain extent, but it’s not like 2017 UAB didn’t lose to programs like Ball State, Ohio, and Charlotte. 2018 UAB has already lost to Coastal Carolina, and it’s unlikely that they won’t see a few more losses. Basically, UAB was decent, but it hasn’t been shown to be particularly good by G5 standards.


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Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:05 am

I've never been so glad to be so wrong about a game. It looked like a different Tulane team, from the one that showed up in Birmingham. We controlled both lines of scrimmage, and won. McMillan can make our offense click.
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Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:07 am

Memphis thought that the game was on Saturday night, or the two teams exchanged uniforms before the game started. Who in Hades were those guys?
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Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:38 am

Aberzombie1892 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:28 am
golfnut69 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:24 am
Memphis beat...Mercer...Ga State..So"Bama and lost to Navy and Tulane.... Switch the schedules and Tulane would be at worse 4-1 and Memphis 1-4....UAB had 16 seniors start, many with P5 playing time and were better than the record and Tulane should have beaten them...one more thing, it was a good feeling to send those 11 Louisiana kids back to Memphis as losers
Honestly, the AAC West this year doesn’t look that good outside of Houston, so that may be good for Tulane.

There are two short term goals for Tulane:

1. Reaching a bowl and
2. Fielding a good football team

Defeating an overrated Memphis team was a step in the right direction for a bowl, but Tulane’s losses to a Wake Forest team that just fired its DC in season and to a UAB team that didn’t play football two seasons ago indicate that it’s still not good.
zombie that can't be. Some genius here said Wake was going to win the ACC. Must have been off his meds again.
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Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:41 am

Aberzombie1892 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:00 am
RobertM320 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:38 am
Aberzombie1892 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:28 am
golfnut69 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:24 am
Memphis beat...Mercer...Ga State..So"Bama and lost to Navy and Tulane.... Switch the schedules and Tulane would be at worse 4-1 and Memphis 1-4....UAB had 16 seniors start, many with P5 playing time and were better than the record and Tulane should have beaten them...one more thing, it was a good feeling to send those 11 Louisiana kids back to Memphis as losers
Honestly, the AAC West this year doesn’t look that good outside of Houston, so that may be good for Tulane.

There are two short term goals for Tulane:

1. Reaching a bowl and
2. Fielding a good football team

Defeating an overrated Memphis team was a step in the right direction for a bowl, but Tulane’s losses to a Wake Forest team that just fired its DC in season and to a UAB team that didn’t play football two seasons ago indicate that it’s still not good.
I don't truly think you can equate UAB to other schools in their second year of football. They had the coach, And they were able to bring in lots of P5 transfers with promises of playing time. This isn't like they started off fielding an all freshman/sophomore team.
I agree to a certain extent, but it’s not like 2017 UAB didn’t lose to programs like Ball State, Ohio, and Charlotte. 2018 UAB has already lost to Coastal Carolina, and it’s unlikely that they won’t see a few more losses. Basically, UAB was decent, but it hasn’t been shown to be particularly good by G5 standards.
Right. UAB is not a good football team. At best they are average.
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Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:27 pm

Great game!! It was a surreal experience in an awesome way to watch Tulane put the beat down on Memphis like that. I will definitely give Coach Fritz and his staff props on having the team ready to play. Obviously we need to keep the momentum going. Going forward I’ll be watching whether or not Tulane plays consistently well or if there is inconsistent play with a lot of ups and downs.
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Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:29 pm

winwave wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:41 am
Aberzombie1892 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:00 am
RobertM320 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:38 am
Aberzombie1892 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:28 am
golfnut69 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:24 am
Memphis beat...Mercer...Ga State..So"Bama and lost to Navy and Tulane.... Switch the schedules and Tulane would be at worse 4-1 and Memphis 1-4....UAB had 16 seniors start, many with P5 playing time and were better than the record and Tulane should have beaten them...one more thing, it was a good feeling to send those 11 Louisiana kids back to Memphis as losers
Honestly, the AAC West this year doesn’t look that good outside of Houston, so that may be good for Tulane.

There are two short term goals for Tulane:

1. Reaching a bowl and
2. Fielding a good football team

Defeating an overrated Memphis team was a step in the right direction for a bowl, but Tulane’s losses to a Wake Forest team that just fired its DC in season and to a UAB team that didn’t play football two seasons ago indicate that it’s still not good.
I don't truly think you can equate UAB to other schools in their second year of football. They had the coach, And they were able to bring in lots of P5 transfers with promises of playing time. This isn't like they started off fielding an all freshman/sophomore team.
I agree to a certain extent, but it’s not like 2017 UAB didn’t lose to programs like Ball State, Ohio, and Charlotte. 2018 UAB has already lost to Coastal Carolina, and it’s unlikely that they won’t see a few more losses. Basically, UAB was decent, but it hasn’t been shown to be particularly good by G5 standards.
Right. UAB is not a good football team. At best they are average.
Not denying that. But everyone's talking like they're Xavier of New Orleans deciding to play football and being in their second year. No comparison.
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Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:38 pm

I don't think anyone is talking like that about them. I think people have looked at their schedule last year and took that into account.
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