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Should 6-7 Georgia Tech go bowling?

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05:19 PM ET 11.26 | If Georgia Tech loses to heavy favorite Florida State in the ACC Championship Game, the Jackets would then be 6-7 and need a special waiver from the NCAA to go to a bowl, which would also crowd out a team that didn't finish with a losing record. However, Tech is only in the title game due to UNC being ineligible and Miami giving up its bid.

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November 26, 2012  05:33 PM ET

Just one more reason that about 10 bowl games need to just go away.

November 26, 2012  05:49 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Just one more reason that about 10 bowl games need to just go away.

This...why continue to reward mediocrity?

November 26, 2012  06:14 PM ET

Who would invite them to a bowl?

November 26, 2012  06:47 PM ET

What'd be even more hilarious would be if GT were to somehow knock off FSU, and claim the ACC title at 7-6.

November 26, 2012  07:06 PM ET

This is simple.

November 26, 2012  07:30 PM ET

No.

November 26, 2012  07:35 PM ET

Their sixth win isn't even bowl eligible because it came against an FCS team - Presbyterian. This is a very stupid article.

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November 26, 2012  09:23 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Who would invite them to a bowl?

Brace for it, Miami's self-imposed penalty takes them out of the ACC CG, so Tech is in it vs FSU. If a team plays for the ACC CG they are contractually obligated to fall no lower than the Sun Bowl...if they win, the Orange Bowl. Unbelievable, right? Lol

And get this, if by some crazy reason Tech beat FSU, they may very well be playing Kent State in the Orange Bowl....ROTFLMAO

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November 26, 2012  09:38 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

What'd be even more hilarious would be if GT were to somehow knock off FSU, and claim the ACC title at 7-6.

Actually, no, that would not be hilarious.

November 26, 2012  09:38 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

What'd be even more hilarious would be if GT were to somehow knock off FSU, and claim the ACC title at 7-6.

Actually, no, that would not be hilarious.

November 26, 2012  09:38 PM ET

Frackin double post!

November 26, 2012  09:39 PM ET
QUOTE(#10):

----Ya heard it first right here--Tech will beat FSU--

Ya heard it here first...No, they won't.

November 26, 2012  09:43 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Their sixth win isn't even bowl eligible because it came against an FCS team - Presbyterian. This is a very stupid article.

One win against an FCS team does count toward bowl eligibility, actually.

November 26, 2012  09:45 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Just one more reason that about 10 bowl games need to just go away.

I disagree. As a non-recovering CFB junkie, I like having a couple extra weeks of games to watch before the CBB season gets interesting. (Plus, I'm a Bengals fan, so most seasons I don't have much interest in the NFL playoffs.)

November 26, 2012  09:48 PM ET

For Dollars?

November 26, 2012  10:54 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

One win against an FCS team does count toward bowl eligibility, actually.

You're right, I did misread that rule.

I do think that Presbyterian really streches the idea of deserving opponent. 0-6 in their own FCS conference.

Tech still doesn't deserve to go to a bowl when they lose to FSU.

November 26, 2012  11:12 PM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Actually, no, that would not be hilarious.

Oh, come on, EWO, I said "somehow", and you know that's more like no-way, no-how.

How's EJ doing?

 
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