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#1 Hawkeye

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Posted 18 July 2015 - 07:00 PM

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Welcome to your 7th Annual - 2015 College Football Contest!

*Are you ready? - http://www.fbschedul...l-schedules.php - 2015 College Football Schedules*

*http://www.cheatsheet.com/sports/10-most-unbreakable-records-in-college-football-history.html/?a=viewall*

To date, I have 11 college football games booked to attend in person.
7 in Iowa City, IA
2 in Ames, IA
2 in Cedar Falls, IA

I will be at the Street Rod Nationals in Louisville, KY the week of Wed. 8/4 to Sat. 8/8 - See you Sun. 8/9.

I will be at Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis, IN Sat. 12/5 - See you the evening of Sun. 12/6.

I will be in Ft. Myers, FL the week of Sat. 12/29 to Sat. 12/26 on vacation but I will work things out with a tablet!

I will in Los Angeles, CA (for the Rose Bowl) Thurs. 12/31 thru Mon. 1/4

In loving memory - James "yearningyeti" Littler - https://www.facebook...=nf&pnref=story
"What can we say other than we love you"
https://www.youtube....h?v=ljuyyXMYT-M - Coldplay - "A Sky Full Of Stars"

In loving memory - James "yearningyeti" Littler - https://www.facebook...=nf&pnref=story
"The world is a better place because of you"
https://www.youtube....h?v=9ldOuVuas1c - Coldplay - "Viva La Vida"

(SIGNUP CLOSES KICKOFF OF 1ST GAME ON SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 5TH)

Post #1 - Main Thread & Rules
Post #2 - The Contestants & Weekly Point Totals
Post #3 - Schedule Of Weekly Games

Prize Money -  
1st - $40.
2nd - $30.
3rd - $20.
4th - 15th - $5. each
Bonus - The top three who beat Hawkeye (not tie) win an additional $5.00

Rules: (contest requires one weekly post)
1. 1st week starts Saturday September 5th for a minimum of 12 weeks (a minimum of 10 games per week) -1 point each + any applicable bonus points
2. Post Season Bowl Games - "no bonus points" start (Saturday Dec. 19th) - 38 @ 3 points each - (42 Total Games)
http://www.fbschedul...wl-schedule.php
3. Semifinal Games (2) start (Thursday Dec. 31st) - 5 points each
4. FCS National Championship (Saturday Jan. 9th) - 2 Points + National Championship (Monday Jan. 11th) - 10 points
5. Pick the winner each game - always a 50-50 chance of correct answer
6. All games each week will be posted no later than Sunday evening for the following Saturday.
7. One entry per member per week.
8. You may revise your (original post only) each week up to kickoff of any scheduled 1st game for that week (roughly 11 AM CST on Saturdays). I do not hold it against any contestant if they post late but points will be deducted if their predicted winner is leading after they post.
9. All payments at the conclusion of the contest will be paid by PayPal or Money Order only.
10. In case of any ties at the conclusion of the contest, 1st winning post starting with the National Championship and going backwards will prevail.
11. Any contestant who will be gone the full week of any contest (Sunday, from the posting of any weekly contest, through Saturday of the first scheduled games) may PM me with the details and I will post your picks for you. Only picks allowed will be favorites of any opening line. Bonus Points excluded.

1st Annual College Football Contest - http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2009/ - Winner "sarahricks"

2nd Annual College Football Contest - http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2010/ - Winner "BikerGirl"

3rd Annual College Football Contest - http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2011/ - Winner "nikkums"

4th Annual College Football Contest - http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2012/ - Winner "Mewpie"

5th Annual College Football Contest - http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2013/ - Winner "Zach360"

6th Annual College Football Contest - http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2014/ - Winner "nikkums"

7th Annual College Football Contest - http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2015/ - Winner "nikkums"

Feel free to discuss anything related to college football - contest, questions, your favorite team, etc.

Peace, Love, & Happiness

Edited by Hawkeye, 17 July 2016 - 05:29 PM.

http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2014/ - 6th Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...contest-2013/ - 5th Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2012/ - 4th Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2011/ - 3rd Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2010/ - 2nd Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...otball-contest/ - 1st Annual $100.00 College Football Contest - Closed
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http://forum.treasur.../21465-hawkeye/ - Pictures of Gods Miracle (my daughter Kristy)
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http://forum.treasur...nd-to-remember/ - "A Weekend To Remember" - A back to school spectacular - co-produced by Hawkeye and Nikkums! (Over 117,000 Views), (4569 Replies), and (457 Pages) of awesome entertainment! - The largest social event and contest ever on TT!
http://forum.treasur...imate-troopers/ - To become recogninized an "Ultimate Trooper" is an award earned by the "Elite" of TT.

#2 Hawkeye

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Posted 18 July 2015 - 07:00 PM

The Contestants and Weekly Point Totals - (Week #14)
*(Please check your picks with the final scores each week to make sure you have the correct points)*

#1 Forever - James "yearningyeti" Littler - In loving memory - "A step above the rest"
"https://www.facebook...=nf&pnref=story -

"Lets show Jim we care by doing offers, surveys, shopping, & etc"

Jim was the very best at what he did on TT and we can all learn from his desire, determination, and professionalism!
https://www.youtube....t=RDEMRXXBGotnw - Mat Kearney - "Closer To Love"
Enjoy Coldplay in post #1Week

Bowl Week #3 (Final) Updated Point Totals!

nikkums - 218 - In BW #1, 2, 3 (Your New Leader) - 1st = $45.00 - Paid
TuckysTribe2 - 203 - In BW #1, 2, 3 - 2nd = $35.00 - Paid
bdrogus - 199 - In BW #1, 2, 3 - 3rd = $25.00 - Paid
Hawkeye - 187 - In BW #1, 2, 3 (does not count)
Punkyc7 - 187 - In BW #1, 2, 3 - $5.00 - Paid
cessnaairplane - 181 - In BW #1, 2, 3 - $5.00 - Paid
vince816 - 177 - In BW #1, 2, 3 - $5.00 - Paid
yola - 177 - In BW #1, 2, 3 - $5.00 - Paid
mewpie - 177 - In BW #1, 2, 3 - $5.00 - Paid
TMalone - 165 - In BW #1, 2, 3 - $5.00 - Refer to post #423
Zach360 - 163 - In BW #1, 2, 3 - $5.00 - Paid
snowedin - 162 - In BW #1, 2, 3 - $5.00 - Paid
mdbraves- 152 - In BW #1, 2, 3 - $5.00 - Paid
trrisner - 138 - In BW #1, 2, 3 - $5.00 - Paid

wkelley - 176 - In BW #1, 2 - Dropped out BW #3
krishunt - 148 - In BW #1, 2 - Dropped Out BW #3
jasonxiao - 53 - Dropped week #13 - I did not time stamp wk #10
eagle0103 - 6 - Dropped out week #2
jstamped - Dropped out week #1
bubble - Dropped out week #1

Edited by Hawkeye, 21 January 2016 - 10:47 PM.

http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2014/ - 6th Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...contest-2013/ - 5th Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2012/ - 4th Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2011/ - 3rd Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2010/ - 2nd Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...otball-contest/ - 1st Annual $100.00 College Football Contest - Closed
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http://forum.treasur.../21465-hawkeye/ - Pictures of Gods Miracle (my daughter Kristy)
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http://forum.treasur...nd-to-remember/ - "A Weekend To Remember" - A back to school spectacular - co-produced by Hawkeye and Nikkums! (Over 117,000 Views), (4569 Replies), and (457 Pages) of awesome entertainment! - The largest social event and contest ever on TT!
http://forum.treasur...imate-troopers/ - To become recogninized an "Ultimate Trooper" is an award earned by the "Elite" of TT.

#3 Hawkeye

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Posted 18 July 2015 - 07:00 PM

Weekly Games - (pick outright winner for each game)
Favorite = (reflects opening line only and/or perceived betting winner by + points)
PK = Pick em game - No favorite
NL = No Line - Division 2 at Division 1 or key players injured
* = Neutral Field

"Congratulations to the #6 ranked Iowa Hawkeyes in the AP and Power Rankings"
"Congratulations to  Iowa's Desmond King - #2 in the nation - Pass Interceptions"
"IOWA MOVES BACK TO NO. 5 FROM NO. 4 IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF RANKINGS"
"Congratulations to Iowa's 1st ever 12-0 start"
"Congratulations to the Iowa Wresting team for setting a NCAA attendance record before the Iowa - Minnesota football game http://sports.yahoo....628--ncaaf.html - 42,287"
"Congratulations to the Iowa Hawkeyes for securing a spot in the Big Ten Championship"
"Iowa Coach Named Big Ten Coach Of The Year - http://www.blackhear...ach-of-the-year"
"Iowa's Desmond King Named 2015 BIG TEN Defensive Back Of The Year - http://www.blackhear...ack-of-the-year"
"Rose Bowl makes right call choosing Iowa over Ohio State" - http://espn.go.com/b...e-to-rose-bowl"
"College football rankings: Iowa over Ohio State in final Playoff top 25 - http://www.sbnation....k-15-ap-top-25"
"Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz Named Woody Hayes Coach of the Year! - http://www.hawkeyesp...120815aab.html"
"Iowa's Desmond King Named First-Team All-American by USA Today - http://www.usatoday....team/76965922/"
"Back In Black - http://collegespun.com/national/the-10-college-football-fan-bases-that-impressed-us-in-2015/11"
"Iowa's Desmond King voted #1 defensive back in the country - http://www.hawkeyesp.../121015aae.html"
"(2) Hawkeyes named AP ALL-AMERICANS" - http://www.hawkcentr...fb81f0cfb8650c1"
"The guts & glory of the Iowa Hawkeyes - you will see Coach Ferentz crying - http://espn.go.com/v...ip?id=14294141"
"Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz wins Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year -
http://www.hawkcentr...award/77430084/"

Updated Point Totals for all bowl games will be posted Tues. 1/5 on - Leaving for the Rose Bowl 12/30
Bowl Week #1 - "no bonus points" - will post Sunday 12/13 - 20 Games @ 3 points each
http://espn.go.com/c...ontype/3/week/1 - Bowl Schedule
1. Arizona +12 (45-37) vs. New Mexico
2. BYU vs. Utah +3 (35-28)
3. Ohio vs. Appalachian State +10 (31-29)
4. San Jose State +4 (27-16) vs. Georgia State
5. Arkansas State +1 vs. Louisiana Tech (47-28)
6. Western Kentucky +3 (45-35) vs. South Florida
7. Akron (23-21) vs. Utah State +7
8. Toledo (32-17) vs. Temple +1
9. Boise State +8 (55-7) vs. Northern Illinois
10. Georgia Southern (58-27) vs. Bowling Green +8
11. Middle Tennessee vs. Western Michigan +3 (45-31)
12. San Diego State (42-7) vs. Cincinnati +3
13. Connecticut vs. Marshall +5 (16-10)
14. Miami (FL) vs. Washington State +2 (20-14)
15. Washington +9 (44-31) vs. Southern Mississippi
16. Indiana +2 vs. Duke (44-41
17. Tulsa vs. Virginia Tech +14 (55-52)
18. UCLA +7 vs. Nebraska (37-29)
19. Pittsburgh vs. Navy +5 (44-28)
20. Central Michigan vs. Minnesota +6 (21-14)

Updated Point Totals for all bowl games will be posted Tues. 1/5 on - Leaving for the Rose Bowl 12/30
Bowl Week #2 - "no bonus points" - only post Sunday 12/20 thru Mon. 12/28 - 20 Games @ 3 & 5 points each
http://espn.go.com/c...type/3/week/1 - Bowl Schedule
I will be In Ft. Myers, FL (on vacation) Sat.12/19 and back Sat. 12/26 to give final call.
1. California +7 (55-36) vs. Air Force
2. North Carolina vs. Baylor +4 (49-38)
3. Nevada (28-23) vs. Colorado State +4
4. LSU +8 (56-27) vs. Texas Tech
5. Auburn +3 (31-10) vs. Memphis
6. North Carolina State vs. Mississippi State +7 (51-28)
7. Texas A&M +3 vs. Louisville (27-21)
8. Southern Cal +3 vs. Wisconsin (23-21)
9. Houston (38-24) vs. Florida State +7
10. Oklahoma +3 vs. Clemson (37-17) (5 point game)
11. Michigan State vs. Alabama +9 (38-0) (5 point game)
12. Northwestern vs. Tennessee +9 (45-6)
13. Michigan +4 (41-7) vs. Florida
14. Notre Dame vs. Ohio State +5 (44-28)
15. Stanford +7 (45-16) vs. Iowa
16. Oklahoma State +7 vs. Mississippi (48-20)
17. Penn State vs. Georgia +7 (24-17)
18. Kansas State vs. Arkansas +13 (45-23)
19. Oregon vs. TCU PK (47-41)
20. West Virginia (43-42) vs. Arizona State PK

Updated Point Totals for all bowl games will be posted Tues. 1/5 on - Leaving for the Rose Bowl 12/30
Bowl Week #3 - "no bonus points" - will post 12/31 or 1/1
You may post now until kickoff of FCS game
http://espn.go.com/c...ontype/3/week/1 - Bowl Schedule
I will be in Los Angeles 12/31 for the Rose Bowl and will post from the hotel.
1. Jacksonville State vs. North Dakota State NL - FCS National Championship (2 point game)
2. National Championship - Clemson vs Alabama +6 (10 point game)

Polls - Any of the following threads will update automatically at the appropriate time!
http://sports.espn.g...nkings?pollId=1 - (AP & USA Today Top 25)
http://www.usatoday....aaf/statistics/ - (2013 Individual & Team)
http://sagarin.com/sports/cfsend.htm - (Team Power Ratings)
http://usatoday30.us...garin/fbc12.htm - (Conference Power Rankings)
Opening Odds - Vegas http://www.vegasinsi...odds/las-vegas/ -  (2nd column on the left Sunday evenings)
Live Odds - Offshore http://www.covers.co.../ncf_lines.aspx
Weekly Winners & Schedule - Since 2003 http://espn.go.com/c...otball/schedule

Edited by Hawkeye, 06 January 2016 - 08:48 PM.

http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2014/ - 6th Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...contest-2013/ - 5th Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2012/ - 4th Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2011/ - 3rd Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2010/ - 2nd Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...otball-contest/ - 1st Annual $100.00 College Football Contest - Closed
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http://forum.treasur...imate-troopers/ - To become recogninized an "Ultimate Trooper" is an award earned by the "Elite" of TT.

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Posted 18 July 2015 - 07:46 PM

Dear Jim,

Just wanted to say I love you and will deeply miss your participation this college football season!

Hawk

Edited by Hawkeye, 08 December 2015 - 11:32 PM.

http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2014/ - 6th Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...contest-2013/ - 5th Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2012/ - 4th Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2011/ - 3rd Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...l-contest-2010/ - 2nd Annual $150.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...otball-contest/ - 1st Annual $100.00 College Football Contest - Closed
http://forum.treasur...or-a-tt-family/ - The Miracle
http://forum.treasur.../21465-hawkeye/ - Pictures of Gods Miracle (my daughter Kristy)
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http://forum.treasur...nd-to-remember/ - "A Weekend To Remember" - A back to school spectacular - co-produced by Hawkeye and Nikkums! (Over 117,000 Views), (4569 Replies), and (457 Pages) of awesome entertainment! - The largest social event and contest ever on TT!
http://forum.treasur...imate-troopers/ - To become recogninized an "Ultimate Trooper" is an award earned by the "Elite" of TT.

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Posted 18 July 2015 - 11:45 PM

i am in

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Posted 19 July 2015 - 07:26 AM

I'm in.
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Posted 19 July 2015 - 07:35 AM

I'm in
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Posted 19 July 2015 - 08:19 AM

I'm in also.
Once again, thanks for the contest Hawk.

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Posted 19 July 2015 - 09:14 PM

I'm in! :D

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Posted 20 July 2015 - 04:19 PM

As always, I'm in! :D

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