Gauging Interest for a College Football Pick'Em

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  1. TheCrumbIsHere

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    Hello!

    I was just wondering if there would be interest here at TSO for a College Football Pick'Em Pool. It has been something that I have had a ton of running with some friends and family and I think it would be a great to get some friendly competition and banter going between the different leagues or just different players here at TSO. The concept that I had come up with is as follows:

    Every two weeks I will put up a set of 15 games from each week of the college football season(30 total). Each week there will also be the inclusion of a selection of games from the Ivy and Patriot Leagues. This is because of my involvement in the Hard4Yards League which is/was intending on going the Ivy League + route. I will send out a reminder private message to everyone who participates to get their selections in. I will make sure to put up a month's worth of games at a time so you have plenty of time to get your guesses in.

    Your job is to simply pick the winners of each of the games straight up(not going to deal with the point spreads). To participate, all you will need to do is post your selections for each of the matchups in the thread that I create.

    Format in a bit more detail:

    Scoring:
    Each game will be worth 1 point, except for the game designated game of the week which will be worth 2 points.

    Bonus games will each be worth .5 points(this is where the Ivy and Patriot League games come in).

    Each conference championship game will be worth 3 points.

    Each Bowl Game will be worth 2 points.

    The pool will run all the way through the Bowl Games. Before the season starts you will be asked to make your predictions for each of the conference champions, your national championship game and your Heisman Trophy winner. Each correct prediction will be 2 bonus points added to your score at the end of the season. Most points by the end of the year, wins.

    If there isn't any interest, I'll forget that I mentioned it. If there is, I can get the thread up any time as I have the first month of games already ready to go.

    Thanks for reading and if you have any thoughts or comments, please let me know!
     
  2. Kapono

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    I'd be interested
     
  3. Bl0ndeRedHead

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    Now I don't feel special anymore
     
  4. TheCrumbIsHere

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    That implies though that you were special in the first place. (sheesh, I think I have been around you guys too long already!) ;)

    Excellent. Below is a copy of the Pre-Season Picks Template:

    Pre-Season Predictions Template:

    Player Name:
    Favorite Team:
    TSO League:

    Conference Champions(in the case of conferences with a championship game, the winner of that game, otherwise regular season):

    ACC:
    Big East:
    Big 12:
    Big Ten:
    C-USA:
    Mid-American:
    Mountain West:
    Pac-12:
    Sun Belt:
    SEC:
    WAC:

    Heisman Trophy Winner:
    National Championship Game Winner:
     
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  7. BDSDIGITAL

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    i'm in too
     
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    Yup down and dirty
     
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    count me in as well.
     
  10. maverickfp

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    Sounds like fun! I'm in.
     
  11. Kapono

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    TheCrumbIsHere

    So do you just want us to PM you that form or post it here?
     
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  13. TheCrumbIsHere

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    Either way is fine with me.
     
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    Pre-Season Predictions Template:

    Player Name: Kapono
    Favorite Team: Florida State

    Conference Champions(in the case of conferences with a championship game, the winner of that game, otherwise regular season):

    ACC: Florida State
    Big East: West Virginia
    Big 12: Oklahoma
    Big Ten: Nebraska
    C-USA: SMU
    Mid-American: Northern Illinois
    Mountain West: Boise State
    Pac-12: Stanford
    Sun Belt: Florida International
    SEC: LSU
    WAC: Hawaii

    Heisman Trophy Winner: Geno Smith
    National Championship Game Winner: West Virginia
     
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    Pre-Season Predictions Template:

    Player Name: Killernuts
    Favorite Team: Ohio State
    TSO League: The Legacy

    Conference Champions(in the case of conferences with a championship game, the winner of that game, otherwise regular season):

    ACC: Florida State
    Big East: USF
    Big 12: Oklahoma
    Big Ten: Ohio State
    C-USA: SMU
    Mid-American: Toledo
    Mountain West: TCU
    Pac-12: Stanford
    Sun Belt: Troy
    SEC: LSU
    WAC: Fresno

    Heisman Trophy Winner: Andrew Luck
    National Championship Game Winner: Oklahoma
     
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    Pre-Season Predictions Template:

    Player Name: BigSmooth33
    Favorite Team: Michigan
    TSO League: Sim Nation/The Pride

    Conference Champions(in the case of conferences with a championship game, the winner of that game, otherwise regular season):

    ACC: Florida State
    Big East: West Virginia
    Big 12: Oklahoma
    Big Ten: Nebraska
    C-USA: Central Florida
    Mid-American: Toledo
    Mountain West: Boise State
    Pac-12: Oregon
    Sun Belt: Troy
    SEC: South Carolina
    WAC: Hawaii

    Heisman Trophy Winner: Andrew Luck
    National Championship Game Winner: Oklahoma
     
  19. BDSDIGITAL

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    Pre-Season Predictions Template:

    Player Name: BDSDIGITAL
    Favorite Team: THE Ohio State Buckeyes
    TSO League: Coaches Club , Trifecta

    Conference Champions(in the case of conferences with a championship game, the winner of that game, otherwise regular season):

    ACC: Virginia Tech
    Big East: West Virginia
    Big 12: Oklahoma
    Big Ten: Wisconsin
    C-USA: UCF
    Mid-American: Miami
    Mountain West: Boise St.
    Pac-12: Oregon
    Sun Belt: Troy
    SEC: Alabama
    WAC: Fresno State

    Heisman Trophy Winner: Andrew Luck
    National Championship Game Winner: Alabama
     
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    Pre-Season Predictions Template:

    Player Name: Makinpropel
    Favorite Team: Nebraska Cornhuskers
    TSO League: C2C, Alumni Nation

    Conference Champions(in the case of conferences with a championship game, the winner of that game, otherwise regular season):

    ACC: Virginia Tech
    Big East: West Virginia
    Big 12: Oklahoma
    Big Ten: Nebraska
    C-USA: UCF
    Mid-American: NIU
    Mountain West: Boise St.
    Pac-12: Oregon
    Sun Belt: Troy
    SEC: Alabama
    WAC: Nevada

    Heisman Trophy Winner: Andrew Luck
    National Championship Game Winner: Oklahoma
     

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