FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

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FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby 93henfan » Sat Dec 17, 2016 8:07 pm

I think JMU takes this one in a cakewalk.

I'll go 41-21 JMU.
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby 89Hen » Sat Dec 17, 2016 8:28 pm

Will be one of the most lopsided NC's in a long time.
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby JohnStOnge » Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:02 pm

I think you have to favor JMU but i'm pulling for YSU. I love being able to say that, more often than not in the history of the FCS playoffs, a team from outside of the top 4 seeds has won the title. North Dakota State's run was starting to compromise that.

Plus, it just seems right for Youngstown State to win it. Also that JMU coach is kind of over the top with his speeches. A bit much.
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby dal4018 » Sat Dec 17, 2016 11:15 pm

JohnStOnge wrote:I think you have to favor JMU but i'm pulling for YSU. I love being able to say that, more often than not in the history of the FCS playoffs, a team from outside of the top 4 seeds has won the title. North Dakota State's run was starting to compromise that.

Plus, it just seems right for Youngstown State to win it. Also that JMU coach is kind of over the top with his speeches. A bit much.
I pick JMU for the win.Possible shut out 35-0?????Kupp played well in defeat 10 grabs 180 yds 2 scores for EWU.

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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby Gil Dobie » Sun Dec 18, 2016 6:44 am

YSU drive for 5!
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby CAA Flagship » Sun Dec 18, 2016 7:02 am

JohnStOnge wrote: Also that JMU coach is kind of over the top with his speeches. A bit much.

Some of my fondest memories of HS football were certain pre-game speeches by the coaches. Football is a mental, physical, AND emotional game.

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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby Gil Dobie » Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:07 am

As the season progressed, so did the YSU offense. I think their defense is a little better than NDSU's defense.
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby Gil Dobie » Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:15 am

I am the one that picked the mediocre deplorables from YSU. They remind me of the 2010 Bison, only they won on a the controversial play at EWU to advance in the playoffs. No Bill Fette.
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby BDKJMU » Sun Dec 18, 2016 12:06 pm

Gil Dobie wrote:As the season progressed, so did the YSU offense. I think their defense is a little better than NDSU's defense.


Not if both starting safeties with 60 some starts betwween them, 1 a 1st team All MVFC, are still suspended..
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby Gil Dobie » Sun Dec 18, 2016 5:51 pm

BDKJMU wrote:
Gil Dobie wrote:As the season progressed, so did the YSU offense. I think their defense is a little better than NDSU's defense.


Not if both starting safeties with 60 some starts betwween them, 1 a 1st team All MVFC, are still suspended..
http://wkbn.com/2016/12/17/sources-name ... gton-game/


Their Dbacks did a little better than NDSU vs EWU. Bison had a couple big defensive players still in the game vs EWU too. Butkus list LB had a pick 6 against EWU and the starting defensive tackle was still playing. Not sure NDSU would have won without those 2 players in that game against the Eagles.
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby BDKJMU » Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:55 pm

BDKJMU wrote:
Gil Dobie wrote:As the season progressed, so did the YSU offense. I think their defense is a little better than NDSU's defense.


Not if both starting safeties with 60 some starts betwween them, 1 a 1st team All MVFC, are still suspended..
http://wkbn.com/2016/12/17/sources-name ... gton-game/


Looks like the suspended YSU safties suspended for failing NCAA drug tests were just taking after their DC, Carl Pelini, who was fired from the FAU HC job in 2013 after being caught smoking pot and using blow in Boca Raton
Carl Pelini resigned from FAU after allegations of cocaine, marijuana use
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby BDKJMU » Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:18 pm

I posted this back on the Playoff Selection Show thread.
BDKJMU wrote:Apparently Toyota Stadium capacity reduced from 20.5 to 16.5k 2016-2017 for renovations.

This article from Sept 2015 says capacity would be reduced for 2016-2017 from 20.5k to 16.5k
http://www.bigdsoccer.com/2015/9/21/936 ... duced-2016

Endzone seats apparently reduced:
https://m.reddit.com/r/MLS/comments/4dd ... pact=false

This article from Aug 2016 says construction was going to be scaled back:
http://www.dallasnews.com/news/frisco/2 ... ons-budget TV.

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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby BDKJMU » Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:27 pm

Included in email from JMU:
"....Tickets from the JMU allotment are now sold out, additional tickets can now be purchased from the NCAA Ticket Exchange."
https://fcs.flashseats.com/default.aspx ... 6140&ss=47

JMU's alotment according to some folks on the JMU board was 4000. How many tickets you could buy was based on Duke Club giving level...

Apparently YSU has also sold out their allottment...

Also tickets last year I heard were through the schools was $45. This year were jacked to $75 (+ processing & delivery). This must be due to 4k less seats...
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby 93henfan » Mon Dec 19, 2016 2:00 pm

Wonder how many of the 10,000 NDSU fans with tickets will show up? :D
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby Grizalltheway » Mon Dec 19, 2016 2:21 pm

93henfan wrote:Wonder how many of the 10,000 NDSU fans with tickets will show up? :D


There's definitely a fire sale going on over at AGS. Not gonna lie, it warms my heart a bit. :lol:

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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby 93henfan » Mon Dec 19, 2016 2:33 pm

Grizalltheway wrote:
93henfan wrote:Wonder how many of the 10,000 NDSU fans with tickets will show up? :D


There's definitely a fire sale going on over at AGS. Not gonna lie, it warms my heart a bit. :lol:


Sweet. Let me know how that site is going. Haven't been there in a couple of years.
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby Ivytalk » Mon Dec 19, 2016 3:06 pm

I also think that JMU will win big. I'll say 38-20.
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby Gil Dobie » Mon Dec 19, 2016 3:19 pm

Grizalltheway wrote:
93henfan wrote:Wonder how many of the 10,000 NDSU fans with tickets will show up? :D


There's definitely a fire sale going on over at AGS. Not gonna lie, it warms my heart a bit. :lol:


Looks like they are all selling for near costs. JMU and YSU will have a good turnout in Frisco.
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby Rob Iola » Mon Dec 19, 2016 3:32 pm

dal4018 wrote:
JohnStOnge wrote:I think you have to favor JMU but i'm pulling for YSU. I love being able to say that, more often than not in the history of the FCS playoffs, a team from outside of the top 4 seeds has won the title. North Dakota State's run was starting to compromise that.

Plus, it just seems right for Youngstown State to win it. Also that JMU coach is kind of over the top with his speeches. A bit much.
I pick JMU for the win.Possible shut out 35-0?????Kupp played well in defeat 10 grabs 180 yds 2 scores for EWU.

I thought Kupp had 11 grabs for 3 scores?
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby Bluehen95 » Mon Dec 19, 2016 4:27 pm

wonder how many ndsu fans still make the trip. I do not think the ticket will be a very hot item on stub hub.

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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby Gil Dobie » Mon Dec 19, 2016 4:38 pm

Bluehen95 wrote:wonder how many ndsu fans still make the trip. I do not think the ticket will be a very hot item on stub hub.


The stadium is under construction, and there are 5000 less seats available than last year. On AGS, the Bison fans appear to be selling all their tickets. JMU and YSU should be able to sell the place out.
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Mon Dec 19, 2016 4:59 pm

Rob Iola wrote:
dal4018 wrote:I pick JMU for the win.Possible shut out 35-0?????Kupp played well in defeat 10 grabs 180 yds 2 scores for EWU.

I thought Kupp had 11 grabs for 3 scores?


Not according to the box score. http://bigskyconf.com/custompages/football/2016/12-17-16.htm

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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby Gil Dobie » Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:02 pm

Mvemjsunpx wrote:
Rob Iola wrote:I thought Kupp had 11 grabs for 3 scores?


Not according to the box score. http://bigskyconf.com/custompages/football/2016/12-17-16.htm


I think he's talking about the YSU TD on the back of the other Kupp. :)
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Re: FCS Championship - JMU vs YSU

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:18 pm

Gil Dobie wrote:
Mvemjsunpx wrote:
Not according to the box score. http://bigskyconf.com/custompages/football/2016/12-17-16.htm


I think he's talking about the YSU TD on the back of the other Kupp. :)


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