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Podcast Episode 52: Burn. It. All. Down.

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This week the great Ted Harrison, AKA the tedvid, joins the podcast to discuss the first-ever College Football Playoff Rankings and to preview our Homecoming matchup against the Kansas Jayhawks.

This is not a Homecoming float, but it's the only "Baylor Float" that was available.
This is not a Homecoming float, but it's the only "Baylor Float" that was available.
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Before we begin, it must be said that Our Fearless Leader, Mark Seymour, was under the weather last night and we decided to press forward with the podcast without him. Mr. Theodore Video, AKA tedvid, AKA Ted Harrison, graciously agreed to join us on the show to talk a little College Football Playoff Rankings (okay, a lot), some Kansas Preview, some Picks of the Week and more.

Selection Committee Ranking Talk

Yeah, we talk about it. How could we not? We talk quite a long time about it, and some various perspectives about it. I should add more to this post about what we said, but that'd be delaying this post even longer, and we really don't want that.

The Kansas Preview!

Kansas isn't good. They're pretty bad. But they're not as bad as they were. The real question is what this team does. If you want to know my take, you need not look further than the title of this podcast.

Picks of the Weeeeeeeeeeek

I would be absolutely remiss if I didn't point out my record last week. Look at it. It's magnificent. Too bad it doesn't help me more than making me second-to-last among active pickers. I'm not even above .500. That's a shame. But hey, at least it's an interesting race, right?

Rank

Podcaster

Last Week

OverallE

T-1 Fankhauser
5-1
41-30
T-1 Pras
4-2
41-30
T-1 Tedvid
3-3
41-30
T-1 Conner 1-5 41-300
5 Pagitt 5-1 37-34
6 Peter 5-1 35-36
7 Seymour 4-2 34-37
8 DEAD TO US mattisbear 0-9 ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Very interesting week. Conner let any thought of growing a lead slip away by making some odd choices, while Fankhauser tied with Pagitt and I for best record of the week at 5-1. Ted and Pras had decent to solid weeks also, giving them shares of the top spot alongside Fank and Conner. Here are this week's picks.

Game (spread)

Mark

Pras

Peter

Fankhauser

ConnerSaurusRex

Tedvid

Pagitt

(-4) FSU @ Louisville FSU
Louisville
FSU Louisville FSU
Louisville
FSU
Auburn @ OleMiss (-2) Auburn
Ole Miss
Auburn Auburn Ole Miss
Auburn
Ole Miss
Stanford @ Oregon (-8) Oregon
Stanford
Oregon Oregon Oregon
Stanford
Stanford
Arizona @ UCLA (-6.5) Arizona
Arizona
Arizona Arizona Arizona
Arizona
Arizona
Texas @ Tech
(¯\_(ツ)_/¯)
Texas
Texas
Texas Texas Texas
Texas
Texas
(-16.5) OU @ ISU OU
OU
OU ISU ISU
ISU
ISU
OkSt @ K-State (-14.5) K-State
K-State
K-State K-State OkSt
K-State
K-State
(-5.5) TCU @ WVU TCU
WVU
WVU WVU TCU
TCU
WVU
Kansas @ Baylor (-36) Baylor
Kansas
Baylor Baylor Baylor
All of the Sic 'ems
KU (reverse jinx!!)

One Last Thing

We're talking about who you should be rooting for in the Big 12 for the rest of the season, but only briefly. Who do YOU think you should be rooting for? Does it match who we say?

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