Posted on: February 18, 2008 12:03 am
Edited on: February 18, 2008 12:12 am

When College FB fans begin speculating about...

...who their new starters will be and how they will do.

I'm a die hard Oklahoma Sooners fan. I hope those who visit here might allow that and show respect for all those who come here who have different favorite teams than theirs. That's really what college football and sports are all about.

Anyway, we have most of our team returning except mainly in the secondary and at LB. But with the really strong recruiting over the past few years, we should be able to reload well at these positions to go along with all our returning starters. We're really optimistic we'll have another very competitive team at the national level next year.

We have our entire OL returning, and they played very well last year. Our young QB, who led the nation in passing efficiency last year as a freshman, is back. And our usual stable of WR's, TE's, and RB's are well intact. Our DL returns intact as well. We're excited about their potential with yet another year under their belt.

But there are many other teams in the NCAA who will have the same kind of optimism about their prospects, as well... and very deservedly so. LSU, Florida, Georgia, Ohio State, USC, Texas, WVU, Va Tech, and many others come to mind. That is in no particular order and leaves so many teams not being mentioned. The point is, this is a great time for virtually all college FB fans, no matter who their favorite team is...the speculation process is a really big part of the year.

I'm hoping fans from from other schools come here to share reasons for their optimism about their teams this year. To me, there's no better way to learn about who's out there and what we should be looking for as the season unfolds. What do you see about the potential of your favorite college football team for the upcoming year?

(And please all, let's not be critical of the optimism...that's a big part of the fun. I want to learn from the best as I'm sure you all do.)

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