A look ahead to next season.

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A look ahead to next season.

Post by USUstudent13 » December 15th, 2019, 10:37 pm

I understand it is very soon, but it will be interesting to see what the team will be like next year. We have a very tough schedule again next year and it will be fun to see how we will compete! Here is how I see the breakdown of the teams we play.

Toughest Games:
Washington State
@Washington
@Boise State

Tough Games:
@BYU
San Diego State
@Wyoming

Not as tough, but still:
@Colorado State
Fresno State
Air Force
@Nevada

Should win:
Southern Utah
New Mexico

Agree? Disagree?



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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by ineptimusprime » December 15th, 2019, 10:49 pm

I don’t know that I see six wins there.



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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by USUstudent13 » December 15th, 2019, 10:50 pm

ineptimusprime wrote:
December 15th, 2019, 10:49 pm
I don’t know that I see six wins there.
We may be looking at another 6-6 / 7-5 type season.



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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by ineptimusprime » December 15th, 2019, 10:54 pm

USUstudent13 wrote:
December 15th, 2019, 10:50 pm
ineptimusprime wrote:
December 15th, 2019, 10:49 pm
I don’t know that I see six wins there.
We may be looking at another 6-6 / 7-5 type season.
I think 6-6 or 7-5 would be a major accomplishment/best case scenario against that schedule. Playing BYU and two P5s the same season we are playing @ BSU is just a bit too much for a program of our stature, IMO.



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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by USUstudent13 » December 15th, 2019, 11:02 pm

ineptimusprime wrote:
December 15th, 2019, 10:54 pm
USUstudent13 wrote:
December 15th, 2019, 10:50 pm
ineptimusprime wrote:
December 15th, 2019, 10:49 pm
I don’t know that I see six wins there.
We may be looking at another 6-6 / 7-5 type season.
I think 6-6 or 7-5 would be a major accomplishment/best case scenario against that schedule. Playing BYU and two P5s the same season we are playing @ BSU is just a bit too much for a program of our stature, IMO.
Could be, I would just like to see us be more consistent competitors for the MW title like Boise, SDSU, and Fresno. I feel like we can get there but it will take some time and good fortune.



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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by aggies22 » December 16th, 2019, 5:51 am

The offensive line will be a year older and should be improved BUT we're going to have to hit some homeruns in the grad transfer and/or JuCo transfer market.



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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by Blitz79 » December 16th, 2019, 7:29 am

I see at best a 6-6 year.

Looking at other teams rosters I don't see them losing that many SRs. We lose a fair amount of production on offense and defense if include Love and Woodward.



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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by Sl7vk » December 16th, 2019, 7:53 am

We'll go 7-5 and a lot on this board will be complaining relentlessly.
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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by Aggie84025 » December 16th, 2019, 7:58 am

That is a tough schedule. I wold be happy with 6/6 or 7/5. You never know how good teams are going to be especially just because they were good the year before. WYO was not supposed to be as good as they were and they turned out to be pretty solid. AF was supposed to be decent, but I don't think anybody expected them to be 10-2. It will be interesting to see how it plays out. Fresno was also supposed to be better than they turned out. I have no clue how good WSU is going to be next year, but I would guess solid same with Wash and BYU.



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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by 2004AG » December 16th, 2019, 8:40 am

Sl7vk wrote:
December 16th, 2019, 7:53 am
We'll go 7-5 and a lot on this board will be complaining relentlessly.
How else will people be able to prove they were right about Gary all along???
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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by Roy McAvoy » December 16th, 2019, 8:41 am

Ha. That schedule is brutal. Getting bowl eligible next season would be a great accomplishment.

I will add to that looking even further ahead to 2021, that's the season where things should ease up and hopefully we're ready for a run again. We would be dropping SDSU, Fresno & Nevada for Hawaii, UNLV, & SJSU and the OOC is @Washington st, North Dakota, BYU, & @NMSU.
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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by AggiesForever » December 16th, 2019, 8:42 am

My Very Early 2020 Observations

9/5 Washington St (first of a home-and-home). They were marginal this year (as were we), so this could be a fun game at home. Toss up
9/12 SUU This is a win
9/19 at Washington This is a loss
10/2 at BYU. Not sure what this will be. Depends on how many people BYU returns. Probably a loss in Provo
SDSU, They graduate a ton, so we should win at home.
FSU, they weren't good this year and we beat them easily on the road, so we should win again
AFA was senior laden this year. Toss-up for now till I now more about them
UNM will continue to stink, especially with new coach, so this is a win
at Wyoming, will be a dog fight. They're graduating a ton, but we always have problems in Laramie. Toss up
at CSU. We should win as they have a new coach, new offense, new everything
at Boise. As usual, a loss.
at Nevada. I still think we should beat them. Win

At this point, 6 wins, 3 sure losses, 3 toss-ups at this stage. Lets make the toss ups losses. 6-6? Oy vey iz mir! We really need this staff to make some big hits in the graduate transfer arena, as well as some folks step up among the wide receivers and TE's. I think the staff sees 2021 as their big year coming up.
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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by Aggie84025 » December 16th, 2019, 8:46 am

Roy McAvoy wrote:
December 16th, 2019, 8:41 am
Ha. That schedule is brutal. Getting bowl eligible next season would be a great accomplishment.

I will add to that looking even further ahead to 2021, that's the season where things should ease up and hopefully we're ready for a run again. We would be dropping SDSU, Fresno & Nevada for Hawaii, UNLV, & SJSU and the OOC is @Washington st, North Dakota, BYU, & @NMSU.
The 2021 OOC schedule is a lot more manageable. You never know how good UNLV, SJSU and HAW will be, but generally that is the easier schedule. It is hard to play to 2 P5 teams as well as BYU in the same season.



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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by Full » December 16th, 2019, 9:02 am

I like the Wazzu series, but I also wonder if having two P5 teams, BYU, and an FCS is setting ourselves up to struggle. I like the opportunity to play some of these teams. However, I feel that having to punch above our weight for three games isn’t doing the team any favors.



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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by NVAggie » December 16th, 2019, 9:54 am

6-6 is the baseline for me for our program. Anything below that line would be a failure. 7 or 8 wins means we have had a decent season. Above 8 wins is a great season. I'm always excited for football season.



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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by ShowMeAggie » December 16th, 2019, 10:07 am

Full wrote:
December 16th, 2019, 9:02 am
I like the Wazzu series, but I also wonder if having two P5 teams, BYU, and an FCS is setting ourselves up to struggle. I like the opportunity to play some of these teams. However, I feel that having to punch above our weight for three games isn’t doing the team any favors.
You're giving the Fighting Hawks too much credit here... ;)



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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by coolag » December 16th, 2019, 11:03 am

AggiesForever wrote:
December 16th, 2019, 8:42 am
My Very Early 2020 Observations

9/5 Washington St (first of a home-and-home). They were marginal this year (as were we), so this could be a fun game at home. Toss up
9/12 SUU This is a win
9/19 at Washington This is a loss
10/2 at BYU. Not sure what this will be. Depends on how many people BYU returns. Probably a loss in Provo
SDSU, They graduate a ton, so we should win at home.
FSU, they weren't good this year and we beat them easily on the road, so we should win again
AFA was senior laden this year. Toss-up for now till I now more about them
UNM will continue to stink, especially with new coach, so this is a win
at Wyoming, will be a dog fight. They're graduating a ton, but we always have problems in Laramie. Toss up
at CSU. We should win as they have a new coach, new offense, new everything
at Boise. As usual, a loss.
at Nevada. I still think we should beat them. Win

At this point, 6 wins, 3 sure losses, 3 toss-ups at this stage. Lets make the toss ups losses. 6-6? Oy vey iz mir! We really need this staff to make some big hits in the graduate transfer arena, as well as some folks step up among the wide receivers and TE's. I think the staff sees 2021 as their big year coming up.
Field goal to win it does not stick in my mind as beating Fresno easily.



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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by BigBlueDart » December 16th, 2019, 11:29 am

I'd certainly give Washington the benefit of the doubt with a win over us, but I'd think they're at least a little vulnerable. They had a poor season this past year, too, and will have a new head coach.



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Re: A look ahead to next season.

Post by NavyBlueAggie » December 16th, 2019, 12:16 pm

Living on the graduate transfer conduit is marginal plus a guaranteed "One And Done". Aggies Forever gave me some comfort with his post of 6-6 or 7-5. That 6 or 7 win year could be about it next season barring some remarkable player and coaching staff improvements, especially seeing what D C Ena did with a wealth of returning defensive players this season.



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