Bettors feeling better about Miami: Line vs. Florida State

Rankings: Every D1 Team vs. Spread Since 2011 (Cumulative) - UVA, MSU, Nova on top

Since 2011 (as far back as I have data), how has each team done vs. the spread?
Specifically, if you bet $110 on every single game to beat the spread (which wins you $100 profit) since 2011, where would you be today? The chart below shows.
Interestingly, a lot of the best teams of the era were also the best vs. the spread. Coincidence? I'm not sure, honestly. Someone has to be best vs. the spread, and assuming it's a bell curve (and it is) someone will be 2+ standard deviations ahead. But there's no a priori reason it should be UVA and MSU instead of e.g. Washington State or St. Peter's.
(To pre-answer a question, sometimes you can win more money with fewer net wins vs. the spread because losses hurt you more than wins benefit you, and not every game gets a spread.)
Additional data / year-by-year cuts
Team Money Won Lines Set **Net Wins vs. Spread % Games Won & Beat Spread Points Above Spread
1 Virginia Cavaliers $4430 275 55 55.27% 559
2 Michigan State Spartans $3940 290 51 54.14% 440
3 Villanova Wildcats $3610 290 48 54.48% 329
4 South Dakota State Jackrabbits $3550 259 46 53.28% 593.5
5 Utah Utes $3200 272 43 44.49% 310.5
6 Wichita State Shockers $2340 276 35 52.54% 273
7 Tulsa Golden Hurricane $2290 264 34 45.08% 131
8 Yale Bulldogs $2070 201 29 47.26% 109.5
9 Gonzaga Bulldogs $1570 281 28 52.67% 525
10 Creighton Blue Jays $1480 277 27 50.54% 312
11 Buffalo Bulls $1420 270 26 46.67% 447.5
12 Saint Josephs-Pennsylvania Hawks $1410 206 23 46.12% 131.5
13 Houston Cougars $1410 250 25 47.2% 381.5
14 Davidson College Wildcats $1370 274 26 49.27% 134.5
15 Robert Morris Colonials $1350 109 18 44.04% -62.5
16 North Florida Ospreys $1350 108 18 38.89% 48.5
17 Northwestern State Demons $1330 74 16 29.73% 4
18 North Carolina Tar Heels $1290 296 26 50% 289.5
19 Georgia Bulldogs $1280 272 25 39.71% 203.5
20 Texas-Arlington Mavericks $1260 239 23 43.1% 231
21 Hartford Hawks $1250 87 16 42.53% 105.5
22 Oregon Ducks $1240 285 25 49.82% 315
23 Seton Hall Pirates $1170 275 24 43.64% 140
24 IUPU-Fort Wayne Mastadons $1130 242 22 40.5% 213
25 New Mexico State Aggies $1070 190 19 48.95% 352.5
26 Southeastern Louisiana Lions $1070 80 14 32.5% 102
27 California-Irvine Anteaters $1060 281 23 45.2% 185
28 William & Mary $1060 212 20 41.98% 47
29 Furman Paladins $1030 236 21 42.8% 187
30 Wisconsin-Green Bay Phoenix $1030 262 22 41.98% 87.5
31 Kansas Jayhawks $990 290 23 52.41% 66.5
32 Purdue Boilermakers $980 274 22 45.99% 299
33 Vermont Catamounts $940 112 14 48.21% 119
34 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets $920 264 21 35.98% -21
35 San Diego State Aztecs $910 271 21 49.08% 140
36 Wofford Terriers $870 253 20 43.08% 298.5
37 Saint Francis-Pennsylvania Red Flash $840 85 12 42.35% -89.5
38 Mississippi Rebels $820 281 21 40.57% -18
39 Florida International Panthers $770 232 18 34.91% 99.5
40 Nevada Wolf Pack $760 277 20 45.13% 138
41 Colgate Red Raiders $750 104 12 42.31% 146.5
42 Louisville Cardinals $740 282 20 47.16% 383
43 Providence Friars $740 279 20 44.44% 332.5
44 North Carolina Central Eagles $740 108 12 40.74% 166
45 Gardner Webb Runnin Bulldogs $730 106 12 42.45% 106.5
46 Norfolk State Spartans $720 110 12 35.45% 69
47 Tennessee State Tigers $660 233 17 33.48% 25.5
48 North Carolina State Wolfpack $650 275 19 43.64% 114.5
49 Fresno State Bulldogs $620 259 18 38.61% 295.5
50 Maryland Terrapins $610 268 18 44.03% 84
51 Saint Bonaventure Bonnies $600 265 18 46.04% 287
52 California Baptist $590 51 8 45.1% 51.5
53 Northern Illinois Huskies $540 258 17 32.17% -17
54 Southern University A&M Jaguars $540 105 10 34.29% 13.5
55 Army Black Knights $520 107 10 42.06% -37.5
56 South Dakota Coyotes $480 246 16 38.62% 139
57 Merrimack Warriors $480 30 6 56.67% -8
58 California-Santa Barbara Gauchos $480 247 16 41.7% 66.5
59 Iowa State Cyclones $470 269 17 44.98% 403.5
60 Prairie View A&M $470 97 9 36.08% 140.5
61 Manhattan Jaspers $460 270 17 41.11% 76.5
62 Hofstra Pride $440 256 16 40.23% 4.5
63 East Tennessee State Buccaneers $420 193 13 45.08% 125
64 Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks $420 236 15 30.08% 193
65 Lipscomb Bison $410 108 9 37.04% 84.5
66 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs $380 244 15 45.9% 80
67 Georgia Southern Eagles $370 248 15 38.71% 248
68 No.Carolina A&T $340 59 6 35.59% 90.5
69 Murray State Racers $340 252 15 46.43% 228.5
70 Fairleigh Dickinson-Metropolitan Knights $320 83 7 36.14% 197
71 Seattle University Red Hawks $310 129 9 37.21% 107
72 Iowa Hawkeyes $280 268 15 45.9% 129
73 Florida A&M $270 93 7 33.33% 64
74 Sam Houston State Bearkats $270 95 7 41.05% 34.5
75 Texas Rio Grande Vaqueros $250 80 6 32.5% 92
76 North Alabama $240 57 5 28.07% 25.5
77 Winthrop Eagles $230 102 7 38.24% -52.5
78 Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans $230 251 14 39.04% 9.5
79 San Francisco Dons $210 258 14 39.92% 143
80 Campbell Fighting Camels $200 86 6 37.21% -18.5
81 California State-Bakersfield Roadrunners $180 70 5 31.43% 48.5
82 Stetson Hatters $170 93 6 23.66% -21.5
83 Michigan Wolverines $160 287 15 48.78% 318.5
84 Utah Valley Wolverines $40 100 5 35% 22
85 Arizona Wildcats $30 294 14 50.34% 246
86 Indiana Hoosiers $10 276 13 45.65% 213.5
87 Dayton Flyers $0 277 13 47.29% 212.5
88 Valparaiso Crusaders $-40 267 12 44.94% 34.5
89 Central Florida Knights $-40 244 11 38.93% -70
90 Northern Kentucky Norse $-80 164 7 42.68% 139
91 Delaware Blue Hens $-80 254 11 37.01% -55.5
92 Jackson State Tigers $-100 86 3 26.74% -17
93 Montana Grizzlies $-100 263 11 44.11% 185.5
94 Long Island Brooklyn Blackbirds $-110 107 4 40.19% 104
95 Tennessee Volunteers $-110 282 12 42.2% 305
96 Bowling Green State Falcons $-120 261 11 38.7% -14
97 South Carolina-Upstate Spartans $-150 94 3 28.72% -66
98 Harvard Crimson $-170 227 9 42.73% 112
99 Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns $-170 247 10 43.72% 14.5
100 Stony Brook Seawolves $-200 108 3 40.74% -21.5
101 New Hampshire Wildcats $-260 75 1 24% -67.5
102 Hampton University Pirates $-260 96 2 39.58% 175.5
103 Kansas State Wildcats $-280 270 10 42.59% 131
104 Duke Blue Devils $-280 292 11 50.68% 87
105 American Eagles $-290 102 2 39.22% 83.5
106 Princeton Tigers $-310 212 7 43.87% 43
107 Abilene Christian Wildcats $-310 62 0 40.32% 41
108 Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos $-320 150 4 34.67% -5.5
109 Evansville Aces $-320 259 9 34.75% 50
110 Portland State Vikings $-360 246 8 36.59% -1
111 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders $-400 276 9 42.75% 288
112 New Mexico Lobos $-400 274 9 45.99% -17
113 Florida State Seminoles $-400 276 9 46.38% 143.5
114 Coppin State Eagles $-410 105 1 21.9% -43
115 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers $-420 277 9 41.52% -7.5
116 South Carolina State Bulldogs $-430 88 0 20.45% 8
117 New Orleans Privateers $-440 69 -1 31.88% -18.5
118 Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils $-450 92 0 14.13% -111
119 Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers $-450 92 0 35.87% -3.5
120 Samford Bulldogs $-460 244 7 31.15% 107
121 Oklahoma Sooners $-470 269 8 42.01% 178
122 Loyola-Chicago Ramblers $-470 265 8 38.49% 123.5
123 Radford Highlanders $-480 98 0 39.8% 78
124 Maine Black Bears $-500 80 -1 13.75% -41
125 Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles $-510 253 7 35.18% 92.5
126 Southern Methodist Mustangs $-520 260 7 43.08% 13.5
127 Eastern Washington Eagles $-530 258 7 40.31% 142.5
128 Baylor Bears $-540 261 7 45.59% 216.5
129 Florida Gulf Coast Eagles $-550 112 0 38.39% 60.5
130 Illinois-Chicago Flames $-580 267 7 31.84% -96.5
131 Towson Tigers $-580 246 6 36.59% 38
132 Albany Great Danes $-580 97 -1 31.96% 67
133 Saint Francis-New York Terriers $-590 55 -3 32.73% -93.5
134 Nicholls State Colonels $-590 77 -2 31.17% -99.5
135 Grambling State Tigers $-590 58 -3 32.76% 36
136 Memphis Tigers $-600 274 7 44.53% 135
137 North Carolina-Asheville Bulldogs $-610 101 -1 28.71% -69
138 Butler Bulldogs $-620 278 7 46.04% 55.5
139 Canisius Golden Griffins $-640 263 6 38.4% -108
140 Longwood Lancers $-640 87 -2 31.03% 85.5
141 Air Force Falcons $-650 240 5 30.83% -98
142 Virginia Tech Hokies $-650 260 6 36.92% 101
143 Akron Zips $-660 262 6 42.37% 86.5
144 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors $-680 247 5 42.11% 49
145 McNeese State Cowboys $-690 76 -3 30.26% -49
146 South Alabama Jaguars $-710 253 5 36.36% -91
147 Incarnate Word Cardinals $-710 58 -4 17.24% -50.5
148 Eastern Michigan Eagles $-720 251 5 39.44% 115.5
149 Mississippi State Bulldogs $-730 257 5 36.96% -66.5
150 Charleston Southern Buccaneers $-750 89 -3 32.58% 48.5
151 Mercer Bears $-750 195 2 36.92% -94.5
152 Mount Saint Marys Mountaineers $-770 70 -4 37.14% 9
153 Wyoming Cowboys $-770 265 5 35.85% -55.5
154 Auburn Tigers $-780 265 5 40% 4.5
155 Lafayette College Leopards $-790 98 -3 33.67% -151.5
156 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers $-790 139 -1 40.29% -25
157 Pennsylvania Quakers $-800 227 3 37% -27
158 Alabama A&M $-840 86 -4 19.77% -113
159 Saint Marys College-California Gaels $-850 237 3 47.68% 17
160 Jacksonville State Gamecocks $-860 239 3 31.8% 28
161 Belmont Bruins $-880 243 3 46.09% 95
162 Central Arkansas Bears $-890 74 -5 24.32% -103
163 New Jersey Tech Highlanders $-900 77 -5 28.57% 4.5
164 Saint Louis Billikens $-910 269 4 40.52% -86.5
165 Binghamton Bearcats $-910 81 -5 22.22% -17.5
166 Bethune Cookman Wildcats $-920 81 -5 33.33% -23
167 Clemson Tigers $-940 256 3 39.84% 34
168 Houston Baptist Huskies $-950 86 -5 18.6% -22
169 Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks $-960 216 1 35.65% 59.5
170 Presbyterian Blue Hose $-960 88 -5 25% -54.5
171 Pepperdine Waves $-970 263 3 31.18% -30
172 Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks $-990 95 -5 14.74% -185.5
173 Oregon State Beavers $-990 267 3 36.7% -52.5
174 Bucknell Bison $-1020 121 -4 39.67% 107.5
175 Texas-El Paso Miners $-1030 252 2 37.7% -71
176 North Texas Mean Green Eagles $-1040 236 1 33.05% -187.5
177 Lamar Cardinals $-1050 85 -6 35.29% 21.5
178 Navy Midshipmen $-1050 107 -5 30.84% -20.5
179 Pacific Tigers $-1060 260 2 32.69% -109
180 California-Davis Aggies $-1060 259 2 35.91% 22
181 Xavier Musketeers $-1090 287 3 45.99% 57.5
182 Utah State Aggies $-1090 264 2 43.94% 151
183 Lehigh Mountain Hawks $-1100 116 -5 37.93% 55
184 Missouri Tigers $-1100 273 2 36.26% 31.5
185 Northern Colorado Bears $-1120 250 1 36.4% -134.5
186 Temple Owls $-1130 275 2 41.82% -66
187 Savannah State Tigers $-1140 63 -8 25.4% -219.5
188 Saint Peters Peacocks $-1150 213 -1 34.27% -45
189 Sacred Heart Pioneers $-1160 86 -7 33.72% -144
190 Toledo Rockets $-1180 260 1 42.69% 168
191 Wisconsin Badgers $-1190 286 2 46.85% 53.5
192 Grand Canyon Antelope $-1190 93 -7 34.41% 8
193 Loyola-Marymount Lions $-1210 140 -5 37.14% -100.5
194 Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions $-1230 99 -7 21.21% -1.5
195 Virginia Commonwealth Rams $-1250 278 1 46.04% 111.5
196 West Virginia Mountaineers $-1260 280 1 43.21% 38
197 Brown Bears $-1260 197 -3 30.46% 69
198 San Diego Toreros $-1260 258 0 31.78% 104.5
199 Texas A&M CC $-1260 85 -8 24.71% 21
200 Drake Bulldogs $-1270 264 0 36.36% 79.5
201 Penn State Nittany Lions $-1300 268 0 35.45% 38.5
202 Northern Iowa Panthers $-1310 271 0 45.02% -32.5
203 Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks $-1310 75 -9 33.33% -29.5
204 Wright State Raiders $-1320 269 0 42.75% 108
205 Georgia State Panthers $-1320 266 0 45.11% 130
206 Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles $-1330 232 -2 32.76% -228.5
207 Massachusetts Minutemen $-1340 273 0 37.36% -130.5
208 Morgan State Bears $-1340 100 -8 29% -57
209 Quinnipiac Bobcats $-1350 193 -4 36.79% -61
210 Texas A&M $-1360 255 -1 38.82% -103.5
211 Western Michigan Broncos $-1380 262 -1 35.11% -9
212 Stephen F. Austin State Lumberjacks $-1380 89 -9 39.33% -85
213 Saint Johns Red Storm $-1380 241 -2 34.02% -53.5
214 Colorado Buffaloes $-1390 283 0 43.82% 72
215 Tennessee-Chattanooga Moccasins $-1410 246 -2 34.96% -180.5
216 North Carolina-Charlotte 49ers $-1420 251 -2 33.07% -259.5
217 Idaho Vandals $-1450 231 -3 33.77% -7
218 Western Carolina Catamounts $-1460 256 -2 30.47% -207
219 Alabama State Hornets $-1480 89 -10 19.1% -126.5
220 California-Riverside Highlanders $-1480 243 -3 26.75% -88.5
221 Idaho State Bengals $-1480 240 -3 25% -65.5
222 Oakland Golden Grizzlies $-1480 262 -2 35.88% -183
223 Chicago State Cougars $-1490 91 -10 6.59% -218
224 Loyola-Maryland Greyhounds $-1500 268 -2 28.73% -83.5
225 Jacksonville Dolphins $-1500 92 -10 27.17% 51.5
226 Boston University Terriers $-1510 115 -9 38.26% -63
227 Kentucky Wildcats $-1530 292 -1 47.6% 91.5
228 Miami-Florida Hurricanes $-1530 270 -2 42.96% 123
229 Siena College Saints $-1530 252 -3 35.71% -32.5
230 Stanford Cardinal $-1540 274 -2 41.97% -49
231 Vanderbilt Commodores $-1560 274 -2 36.13% 114.5
232 Holy Cross Crusaders $-1560 104 -10 27.88% -35.5
233 Rutgers Scarlet Knights $-1570 255 -3 29.41% -242.5
234 East Carolina Pirates $-1580 238 -4 29.83% -41
235 Eastern Kentucky Colonels $-1580 238 -4 34.03% -84.5
236 Delaware State Hornets $-1590 88 -11 17.05% -115.5
237 Louisiana State Tigers $-1600 266 -3 40.23% -100.5
238 Monmouth-New Jersey Hawks $-1600 220 -5 38.64% -59
239 Austin Peay State Governors $-1620 246 -4 32.93% -116
240 Boise State Broncos $-1630 265 -3 40.38% 92.5
241 Citadel Bulldogs $-1630 226 -5 19.47% -217
242 North Dakota Fighting Hawks $-1650 230 -5 33.91% -121
243 Kent State Golden Flashes $-1690 261 -4 40.61% -28
244 Liberty University Flames $-1690 107 -11 39.25% -30
245 Bryant University Bulldogs $-1700 88 -12 26.14% -128.5
246 Miami-Ohio Redhawks $-1700 263 -4 30.42% -53.5
247 Southern Illinois Salukis $-1710 266 -4 37.22% -153.5
248 Appalachian State Mountaineers $-1720 245 -5 29.39% -109.5
249 Marshall Thundering Herd $-1730 268 -4 37.31% -224.5
250 Rhode Island Rams $-1730 269 -4 38.66% 60
251 Nebraska Cornhuskers $-1740 268 -4 35.07% 23
252 Alabama Crimson Tide $-1750 273 -4 37% 21.5
253 Marquette Golden Eagles $-1770 274 -4 41.97% -16
254 Denver Pioneers $-1780 253 -5 37.15% -103
255 Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners $-1790 214 -7 33.18% 70.5
256 Alcorn State Braves $-1800 87 -13 20.69% -164.5
257 High Point Panthers $-1820 91 -13 29.67% -136
258 Texas Southern Tigers $-1840 119 -12 30.25% -33
259 Central Michigan Chippewas $-1840 254 -6 34.65% -50
260 Arkansas Razorbacks $-1860 269 -5 43.49% -104
261 Rider Broncs $-1870 254 -6 38.58% -27.5
262 Syracuse Orange $-1880 274 -5 45.26% -139.5
263 Brigham Young Cougars $-1880 278 -5 46.04% 118
264 Oklahoma State Cowboys $-1940 268 -6 39.18% 93.5
265 North Carolina-Greensboro Spartans $-1950 249 -7 37.75% 130
266 Texas Longhorns $-1970 273 -6 36.26% -9.5
267 Cleveland State Vikings $-2030 267 -7 33.71% -109
268 Ohio State Buckeyes $-2030 283 -6 45.94% 20.5
269 Niagara Purple Eagles $-2040 265 -7 30.94% -131
270 Marist Red Foxes $-2050 245 -8 27.35% -19
271 South Carolina Gamecocks $-2060 272 -7 38.6% -93.5
272 Central Connecticut State Blue Devils $-2070 79 -16 15.19% -148.5
273 California State-Sacramento Hornets $-2100 239 -9 31.38% -83.5
274 Texas State Bobcats $-2110 217 -10 35.94% -44.5
275 Missouri State Bears $-2120 237 -9 32.07% -167
276 Southern California Trojans $-2150 288 -7 37.85% -174.5
277 Northwestern Wildcats $-2160 270 -8 35.56% -62
278 California State-Long Beach 49ers $-2170 274 -8 34.67% -16
279 California State-Northridge Matadors $-2190 254 -9 25.98% -247.5
280 Duquesne Dukes $-2210 240 -10 32.08% -133.5
281 Columbia Lions $-2240 199 -12 27.64% -79.5
282 Notre Dame Fighting Irish $-2250 267 -9 40.07% -117.5
283 Wagner Seahawks $-2250 94 -17 35.11% -144.5
284 UCLA Bruins $-2290 292 -8 44.86% 9
285 Connecticut Huskies $-2290 273 -9 38.83% -94.5
286 Troy Trojans $-2360 245 -11 29.8% -47.5
287 Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers $-2360 270 -10 33.33% -188
288 Cornell Big Red $-2360 207 -13 26.57% -150
289 Morehead State Eagles $-2370 253 -11 30.83% -171.5
290 Cincinnati Bearcats $-2390 272 -10 45.22% 84.5
291 Ohio Bobcats $-2400 252 -11 40.87% -110
292 Washington Huskies $-2400 275 -10 38.91% -70
293 UNLV Rebels $-2450 289 -10 39.1% -154.5
294 Richmond Spiders $-2470 269 -11 40.15% 18
295 Northeastern Huskies $-2470 267 -11 41.95% 15
296 Dartmouth College Big Green $-2480 192 -15 24.48% -12
297 Howard Bison $-2500 103 -19 21.36% -141
298 Florida Gators $-2510 281 -11 41.64% 193
299 Boston College Eagles $-2520 257 -12 26.85% -112.5
300 Portland Pilots $-2530 262 -12 26.34% -235
301 Colorado State Rams $-2530 262 -12 37.4% 142.5
302 Southeast Missouri State Redhawks $-2540 240 -13 27.08% 44
303 Youngstown State Penguins $-2580 250 -13 28.4% -153
304 Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars $-2620 231 -14 23.38% -83
305 Minnesota Golden Gophers $-2620 278 -12 38.49% -295.5
306 Fairfield Stags $-2650 260 -13 33.85% -199.5
307 Georgetown Hoyas $-2670 265 -13 38.11% 14
308 Indiana State Sycamores $-2670 267 -13 37.83% -159.5
309 North Carolina-Wilmington Seahawks $-2690 253 -14 32.02% -162
310 Arkansas State Red Wolves $-2700 249 -14 34.54% -193
311 Virginia Military Keydets $-2750 177 -18 21.47% -339
312 Southern Utah Thunderbirds $-2820 255 -15 24.71% -195
313 Illinois State Redbirds $-2820 274 -14 40.15% 54
314 Arizona State Sun Devils $-2900 278 -15 39.93% -28
315 Old Dominion Monarchs $-2910 271 -15 39.85% -11.5
316 Weber State Wildcats $-2920 252 -16 40.48% -69
317 Elon Phoenix $-2920 252 -16 34.52% -134
318 Drexel Dragons $-2970 265 -16 32.83% -120.5
319 Wake Forest Demon Deacons $-2980 265 -16 30.19% -100.5
320 Rice University Owls $-3050 238 -18 25.21% -38
321 Fordham Rams $-3090 248 -18 25.4% -177.5
322 South Florida Bulls $-3100 267 -17 27.72% -131
323 DePaul Blue Demons $-3100 271 -17 28.78% -167.5
324 Iona Gaels $-3130 274 -17 41.97% 116
325 North Dakota State Bison $-3140 254 -18 42.52% -7.5
326 Alabama-Birmingham Blazers $-3170 261 -18 38.7% -117.5
327 Western Illinois Leathernecks $-3180 220 -20 27.73% -167
328 Washington State Cougars $-3190 265 -18 31.7% -191
329 Montana State Bobcats $-3210 251 -19 30.68% -213.5
330 Bradley Braves $-3220 274 -18 31.02% -266.5
331 Northern Arizona Lumberjacks $-3260 258 -19 26.36% -372
332 Texas Tech Red Raiders $-3270 258 -19 33.33% -57
333 Kennesaw State Owls $-3280 91 -27 8.79% -186
334 Santa Clara Broncos $-3390 263 -20 31.94% -207.5
335 Oral Roberts Golden Eagles $-3550 209 -24 29.67% -180
336 La Salle Explorers $-3570 260 -22 35.38% -194
337 James Madison Dukes $-3580 260 -22 33.85% -144.5
338 Eastern Illinois Panthers $-3630 246 -23 33.33% -214
339 Texas Christian Horned Frogs $-3690 261 -23 31.8% -44.5
340 Detroit-Mercy Titans $-3700 266 -23 27.07% -221.5
341 George Mason Patriots $-3850 272 -24 35.29% -55.5
342 Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks $-3870 229 -26 29.26% -239
343 Tulane Green Wave $-3900 242 -26 27.69% -223
344 California Golden Bears $-4020 283 -25 36.4% -326
345 Illinois Fighting Illini $-4030 274 -26 35.04% -193
346 Ball State Cardinals $-4170 249 -28 32.13% -143.5
347 California State-Fullerton Titans $-4170 252 -28 32.14% -66.5
348 Florida Atlantic Owls $-4350 244 -30 27.87% -151
349 San Jose State Spartans $-4370 252 -30 16.67% -384
350 College of Charleston Cougars $-4790 266 -33 37.97% -194.5
351 George Washington Colonials $-5090 267 -36 34.46% -79.5
352 Indiana-Purdue Jaguars $-5140 254 -37 25.59% -339
353 Pittsburgh Panthers $-5190 272 -37 31.25% -289.5
354 Cal Poly-Slo Mustangs $-6250 249 -48 26.1% -338
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Offseason Review Day 10 - Miami Dolphins

Miami Dolphins

Offseason Review Hub
Division: AFC East
Record: 6-10 (2-4 in division, 3rd)

Statistics

Team Statistics Offense Rank Defense Rank
Points per game 17.6 28th 24.6 29th
Yards per game 307.7 25th 335.7 16th
Passing yards 220.9 18th 225.2 16th
Rushing yards 86.8 29th 110.5 14th
First Downs 284 25th 319 20th
Third Down Conversions 31.7%(64-202) 32nd 36.9%(75-203) 11th
Turnovers 29(21 ints) 30th 15(9 ints) 28th
Just a note: We were the 2nd most penalized team on offense, and tied for second most penalized team on defense. The squad was not disciplined this year. Also, our rushing games, total yards, turnovers, and third down conversions were well below average and need to be worked on. Points per game doesn't tell the whole story, despite us being bottom four in both categories.

Intro

The 2017 season was full of turmoil in South Florida. The tone was set early on when Ryan Tannehill took an arrow to the knee early on in training camp. Soon after, Raekwon McMillan, in an attempt to learn how to be a leader at the NFL level, decided it was his turn to take an arrow to the knee. He waited until the first preseason game to make it so. Soon after, we lost a potential starting CB in Tony Lippett(who is a fan favorite for some reason, myself included), before finally being hit with a hurricane that injured our bye week.
Thankfully, that was the end of our issues. Oh wait, I forgot to read the back. We also went to the retirement home to get Jay Cutler to be our QB, our starting MLB Lawrence Timmons decided he missed his bed, his son, and his baby mama and ran away from the team, another LB got into a drunken fight over a $40 tab(blessed be Rey Maulauga, he embodies Miami), our offensive line coach powered his nose into unemployment, we traded our starting RB after he acted like a diva and we still had the usual injury troubles go on after this(Starting FS, starting OG, DL and WR injuries, etc.).
All in all, our season was a hot mess. It's honestly a miracle we won 6 games this year. As you can imagine following a disappointing season, there's a bit of a split in the fandom this year. Particularly set around the future of the Miami Dolphins and which direction will we go. Is Tannehill going to make 10 years with the Miami Dolphins? Is Adam Gase going to stick around much longer? All that and more on the this episode of... Offseason Review!

Coaching Staff Review

  • Head Coach - Adam Gase remains our head coach. After an electric 10-6 playoff season, the team fell back to earth amidst chaos and floundered it's way to a 6-10 record. Thus, after two season, Gase's miami dolphins are .500 and there is an expectation of improvement amidst the team.
  • Defensive Coordinator - Matt Burke remains our DC. He was a rookie DC and didn't exactly have a star studded squad to work with. Our defense improved from 2016, but it was too inconsistent to win us games. It felt like we played either good defense or good offense most games, but rarely both and sometimes neither. Hopefully this year he can fully implement our bump and run, wide 9 4-3 defense designed to give the Patriots issues.
  • Offensive Coordinator - Dowell Loggains has moved from Chicago to Miami and is taking over the offensive coordinator role. Our old OC, Clyde Christianson, has been moved to a different role. However, Gase is essentially the OC and HC, so don't expect this to actually mean anything.
  • Special Teams Coordinator - Darren Rizzi remains our ST Coordinator. He has been in the position for multiple coaching regimes and was even under consideration for the HC job, but ultimately kept his role. He's been very good for us and has continued to get our ST unit to be the closest thing to consistent success in Miami.
  • OL Coach - Jeremiah Washburn is our new offensive line coach. All we ask is you don't film yourself doing coke on the job. We have players with old gas mask videos, baby mamas, I'm sure some do coke, and I'm sure more bang escorts and strippers. Just don't film it. Jesus christ.
  • Rest of the staff - Gase cleared house this offseason. After a poor performance from the team, a lot of position coaches left over from the Philbin days were cleared out. Not all coaches went, and some were shuffled around, but there was a lot of change at the third level of the coaching organization of our team.

Draft Picks

Round Pick Name Position College
1 11 Minkah Fizpatrick DB(FS) Alabama
2 10(42 overall) Mike Gesicki TE Penn State
3 9(73) Jerome Baker LB Ohio State
4 23(123) Durham Smythe TE Note Dame
4 31(131) Kalen Ballage RB Arizona State
6 35(209) Cornell Armstrong DB Southern Miss
7 9(227) Quentin Poling LB Ohio
7 11(229) Jason Sanders K New Mexico
Our draft strategy was to get a BPA at a position of need, which I believe we did successfully. Minkah Fitzpatrick was a top 5 player this draft in terms of talent, but fell due to his awkward positional fit when it comes to the NFL. Mike Gesicki is an EXTREMELY athletic TE, who we hope to utilize in the red zone to finish drives strong. Jerome Baker is a very talented, albeit raw, LB who is expected to be used more in coverage and in tandem with his college team mate, sophomore Raekwon McMillan. Kalen Ballage is expected to be a low risk, high reward type of player while Cornell Armstrong and Quentin Poling are just fliers at positions of value. Jason Sanders is definitely our weirdest pick, but it's a 7th and supposedly our ST Coordinator is in love with the guy and believe he can reliably hit from 50+.

Free Agents/Trades

Losses
Name Position Transaction Type New Team
Lawrence Timmons LB Cut N/A
Mike Pouncey C Cut Los Angeles Chargers
Julius Thomas TE Cut N/A
Ndamulong Suh DT Post June 1st Cut Los Angeles Rams
Jarvis Landry WR Traded Cleveland Browns
The first three were obvious decisions for our roster. All of them gave us back several millions while losing players that contributed nothing. The second two were in the realm of possibility but not expected. Suh carried a hefty cap hit that we thought would keep him safe one more year, but the front office deemed him too expensive and decided to pass on keeping him. Landry was a hurtful decision. He was our offense so many times, but the team just wasn't getting over the top with him. He wanted to command #1 money, but many fans believe he isn't a true #1. Most of us would've been happy with the 12-14M range, Landry wanted 15-16M. So, in the best interest for the team, we gave him away for whatever we could get back(in this case, draft picks).
Additions
Name Position Transaction Type Old Team
Frank Gore RB Signed Indianapolis Colts
Daniel Kilgore C Trade San Francisco 49ers
Josh Sitton OG Signed Chicago Bears
Danny Amendola WR Signed New England Patriots
Albert Wilson WR Signed Kansas City Chiefs
Robert Quinn DE Trade Los Angeles Rams
Not exactly a star studded group, but all of them are solid presences. Josh Sitton and Daniel Kilgore are being brought on to replace/improve our offensive line, which has been bottom 5 for Tannehill's entire tenure. Frank Gore and Danny Amendola are being added to provide a true veteran presence to the locker room at their respective positions, while adding solid depth and potential to contribute. Robert Quinn is believe to be rotational, but should excel in our scheme(which benefits lengthy, fast DEs). Albert Wilson is the true wild card. His stats have been subpar so far, but his skill set overlaps with Jarvis Landry in a ton of ways for half the price. We're only hoping for 600-800 yards from him a year to be a successful signing, and he does have deep threat potential(which Landry never showed).

Final Roster Predictions

Position Starter Depth 1 Depth 2/3
QB Ryan Tannehill David Fales
RB Kenyan Drake Frank Gore Kalen Ballage/Senorise Perry
WR1 Devante Parker Isaiah Ford
WR2 Kenny Stills Jakeem Grant
WR3 Albert Wilson Danny Amendola
TE Mike Gesicki Mar'Quis Gray Durham Smythe
LT Laremy Tunsil Eric Smith
LG Josh Sitton Isaac Asiata
C Daniel Kilgore Jake Brendel
RG Jesse Davis Ted Larsen
RT Ju'Wuan James
DE1 Charles Harris Andre Branch William Hayes
DE2 Robert Quinn Cam Wake
DT1 Davon Godchaux Vincent Taylor
DT2 Jordan Phillips Akeem Spence
LOLB Stephone Anthony Jerome Baker
MLB Raekwon McMillan Mike McCray
ROLB Kiko Alonso Chase Allen
CB1 Xavien Howard Tony Lippett
CB2 Cordrea Tankserley Cornell Armstrong
Slot Bobby McCain
FS Minkah Fitzpatrick TJ McDonald Jordan Lucas
SS Reshad Jones Walt Aikens
LS John Denney
K Jason Sanders
P Matt Haack
Bolded players represent the ones I have no clue on but am taking a wild guess at. The starters are pretty set in stone, but our team could look to add a 6th DB over a 9th OL, or a 7th LB over a 4th RB. It all comes down to what they see and believe is capable of our rookies. Below are people on rookie contracts who can be expected to make a leap(expect a quarter to half of them to actually do anything noteworthy).
Potential third year risers: Kenyan Drake, Laremy Tunsil, Xavien Howard, Jakeem Grant
Potential Sophomore superstars: Charles Harris, Isaiah Ford, Davon Godchaux, Cordrea Tankserley, Raekwon McMillan

Camp Battles/Players to Watch

  • Quarterback: Like it or hate it, I think everyone knows the #1 story here is will Ryan Tannehill make it through the preseason and be the player he's supposed to be. After missing just under two years of playing time, he is currently slated to come back and command the offense. The other story to look out for is the back-up position. We have 3 bad QBs battling for the position: Brock Osweiler, Bryce Petty, and David Fales.
  • Running Back: Not much to see here. Kenyan Drake is expect to be the explosive threat, while Frank Gore is our consistent contributor and Kalen Ballage is a development prospect. Our 4th RB will barely see the field, if at all.
  • Wide Receiver: Two main battles here in the form of who will be our main #1 target, and how will the 3-6 WR situation shake out. DeVante Parker is supposed to be our #1, but has dealt with injuries and inconsistency in his short career. Kenny Stills has been our best WR the past few years, but Parker always has the potential to leap frog him. After them, we have Albert Wilson, Danny Amendola, and fan favorite Jakeem Grant competing for snaps. They all provide similar, but unique skill sets. The last spot is up for grabs for anyone who thinks they can contribute... if we even have a 6th WR.
  • Tight End: Boring group. We have a jack of all trades TE(Mar'Quis Gray), we have a contested ball receiver(Mike Gesicki), and a blocker(Durham Smythe). All of them can catch and block, but we fully expect to see one of the rookies with Gray on most plays to keep defenses guessing.
  • Offensive Line: The main story here is how will the group perform. RG Jesse Davis performed well in limited time last year(by Dolphins standards), but this will be his first chance to be a starter. Ted Larsen is the seasoned vet he will be battling against, but it just seems Davis has won the job so far. RT James has been great when not injured, and is now looking for an extension after being franchise tagged. C Kilgore performed well with Jimmy G and terrible with Hoyer, which will we get? LG Josh Sitton is one of the best pass blocking guards in the league, and we're hoping he will take LT Tunsil under his wing in order to accelerate his growth.
  • Defensive Line: This group is going to rotate a lot and there's not much going on here. We have a lot of capital invested in the group between early picks and rough contracts. Harris and Quinn will likely see the most snaps on the outside while Phillips and Godchaux will barely win the snap count inside.
  • Linebacker: Will we provide NFL talent this year? Who knows. Our LB group has been a very weak group since Zach Thomas left, with one player occasionally have a good to great season then falling back to earth. This year we will have a proven vet, a former first, a former second, and a third round pick all competing for starting spots. If this group fails yet again, look for us to grab someone in free agency next year.
  • Cornerbacks: Howard is firmly in the #1 spot, but the #2 spot is up for grabs. We just paid Bobby McCain based on his slot prowess, but reports are he also can land that #2 spot for normal packages(although we'll be running a shit ton of nickel). Cordrea Tankserley and Tony Lippett will also be looking to take that #2 spot.
  • Safeties: Minkah Fitzpatrick vs. TJ McDonald. Who will see more snaps? Honestly, I don't think a lot of us fans actually realize that Minkah can(and likely will) play everywhere. I could see him taking over slot duties sometimes, or hopping back to FS to rotate with McDonald and Jones. He gives us so much flexibility for rotating in our secondary. I think he ends up with more snaps than McDonald, but both are in the top 11.

Season Predictions

Oh boy, this is gonna be fun...
  • Week 1 vs. Tennessee Titans - W, 24-21. I know this is going to be a close game one way or another and I'm giving the edge to the home field advantage according to Vegas betting lines. I'll also be at this game so I'm gonna have to hope I'm not disappointed. However, I feel both teams have a lot of solid pieces all over and are just a few pieces from being true contenders. Each teams has a pro's and con's and we'll see how they match up on game day.
  • Week 2 @ New York Jets - L, 20-17. Once again, close game that goes to home field advantage. I actually think we're a better team than the NYJ but I'm a huge optimist and have to respect that they shit on us last year and we have a ton of unknowns preventing me from saying we'll win definitely. If their QB group regresses, I think we have it, but it's just as likely our OL or LB group falls apart.
  • Week 3 vs. Oakland Raiders - W, 28-20. I'm not a huge fan of the Oakland Raider's roster right now. I think they had a ton of potential and just made some weird decisions on personnel over the offseason. It's entirely possible their entire fan base will destroy me for this, but I just think they didn't make the right moves. They'll have the best player on the field between both teams but I like our team a bit more overall.
  • Week 4 @ New England Patriots - L, 17-14. Once again, close game with edge going to homefield advantage simply because of the Edelman suspension. I know the Patriots will find someone to replace him but I feel like if I put too much on that, I'd be underselling Edelman's talent. And I don't want to do that. So, low scoring affair with the Ghost taking the win.
  • Week 5 @ Cincinatti Bengals - L, 35-21. I think we match up very well vs. the Bengals, but AJ Green is going to feast on us unless DeVante Parker finally steps up. Hopefully our pass rush can handle their rebuilt OL, but fact of the matter is AJ Green is a beast.
  • Week 6 vs. Chicago Bears - W, 28-14. I like the Bears, I really do. I think Trubs can be an NFL Quarterback but I'm not sure what his ceiling is yet. I really like how their defense is coming along, but it just feels like they're incomplete right now. They have really solid pieces and I'm predicting them going around .500, it's just not their week. Kenyan Drake takes over this game and leads the Dolphins to a win.
  • Week 7 vs. Detroit Lions - L, 28-17. The Dolphins can't complete their three in a row win and fall to the visiting Detroit Lions. Honestly, this is one of the teams I heard about less this offseason. I know we stole this OL coach and I know Stafford to Jones is as deadly as they come. Those together, and I can't in good faith predict a win.
  • Week 8 @ Houston Texans - W, 35-28. This prediction is based on a couple things. First, I believe that Deshaun Watson will return to the mean and have a less explosive season. Second, I found their off season moves good, but not enough(mainly because they used that to get Watson). I think our defensive line is going to feast on Watson and his patchwork OL.
  • Week 9 vs. New York Jets - W, 24-17. Classic divisional split between the Jets and Dolphins. I predicted this one a bit more towards us, mainly because I like our team more than their and think a 4 point difference in a 1-1 series conveys that.
  • Week 10 @ Green Bay Packers - L, 35-20. Aaron Rodgers revenge tour. I think we may score more points but I think Rodgers will pick apart our weak LB group and find the holes in our secondary. Dude is really good, hot take.
  • Week 11 Bye Week - I hope we don't lose the Bye Week for the third year in a row.
  • Week 12 @ Indianapolis Colts - W, 42-24. I think the Dolphins are gonna go off against a still recovering Andrew Luck. Shoulder injuries are way more severe than ACL injuries for QBs and it marked the end for Chad Pennington's career. I don't think their defense has come along enough to keep up with Andrew Luck not at full power yet.
  • Week 13 vs. Buffalo Bills - W, 24-17. I don't like the Buffalo Bills rosters for this year. Their OL is patchwork, their receivers are weak and crazy, and they are starting either Nathan Peterman or a guy who barely beat out Nathan Peterman. Lesean McCoy is always a homerun threat but I think this may be the weakest team he's had around him in his career.
  • Week 14 vs. New England Patriots - W, x-y. I'll be honest, I don't really have a good reason for predicting a win here and not earlier besides they'll be in Miami. We always seem to win in Miami somehow and sometimes its a nail biter and sometimes its a blow out, but it never makes sense.
  • Week 15 @Minnesota Vikings - L, 27-14. The Vikings are good. Their secondary is good. Their WRs are good. The only thing not good is their OL, which we may match up well with. But I can't predict a win like that, Cook, Cousins, those WRs, and Rudolph should be enough to negate what advantage we got, on top of that defense being borderline elite a every level and position.
  • Week 16 vs Jacksonville Jaguars - W, 27-24. Close game decided by home field advantage. They're a better team on defense, but I like our offense more outside of RB(fournette a god). This late in the season, there's a chance Fournette is hurt or resting, as well as it's an even week. Even weeks were the bane of the Jags last year. Our best chance will be our match ups vs. the Jag LBs with Gesicki, Kenyan Drake, and whoever is in the slot on that play. Out of the wins, this is the most likely I'd swing the other way.
  • Week 17 @ Buffalo - W, 17-10. Once again, predicting a win against the Bills and the only team we sweep this year. I just think they mortgaged this year for the next 5 with Edmunds and Josh Allen. In what is likely a snow game, Kenyan Drake and McCoy duel with Drake losing the battle, but the Dolphins winning the war.
Final record: 10-6.
Seems a bit higher than people expect, and I can see why people think so. Splitting the division with Pats and Jets seems fair, and sweeping the Bills is based on their team got worse and ours got better after not trying in our second game vs. them last year and the first being marred by Cutler fumbling constantly and throwing interceptions for fun. I feel I only picked one upset win, vs. the Jags, and that could easily bring us to 9-7. I'd still be happy with 9-7, as most people are predicting us to get half of that.

Final Thoughts

This season is an enigma for Miami. I tried my best to be unbiased, but there's a ton of uncertainties going into this season with us relying on a few of our young guys to take the next step and have people come back from injuries unscathed. We had a good foundation in 2016, but that foundation hasn't been really seen since then. I could see us going 12-4 with wins against Cincinatti and Minnesota, or I could see us going 6-10 again with a few games going the other way. It really is going to be a fun season to watch and figure things out.
On offense, we'll be watching for the chemistry. Ryan Tannehill hasn't played with most of his starters in regular season games. Using my predicted starters, he'll have played with DeVante Parker, Kenny Stills, Laremy Tunsil, Ju'Wuan James, and sort of Kenyan Drake. He'll need to develop chemistry with the new guys and the depth very quick to get this offense going. As the field general, I'm expecting a big jump in his third season in the same offensive scheme for the first time in his football career.
On defense, we'll be looking for players making the jump. Each level has players with elite potential but haven't quite gotten there yet. On the line, we have Charles Harris who has been learning from Cameron Wake and Jason Taylor on how to rush the passer and play defense in the NFL level. Raekwon McMillan was unfortunately injured his rookie year, but had an off season to learn the mental side of the NFL, and we even got him his college team mate to help him command the team. We're also hoping Kiko Alonso can develop a bit more and be consistently good instead of really fucking good one play then really dumb the next. In the secondary, we'll be hoping for Xavien Howard to play like he did vs. the Patriots every week, while hoping the addition of Minkah Fitzpatrick gives Reshad Jones the support he needs to utilize his full skill set.
As for coaches, we're hoping for some signs of life. Our team lacks a super star right now, but we don't have a lot of weaknesses. Just unknowns. This is the third year of the Gase experiment and he's now got ridden of most of the players here for a paycheck and most of the coaches who were leftovers. This is at least 75% of the team he wants with the QB he says he wants. It's time to see if the 2013 Broncos were more Peyton Manning or if Adam Gase really earned all the praise he got. I'm completely fine with the penalties, I like passion. But we need to see more discipline in executing the plays at least. This feels like the best year three of a coach we've had in awhile. Let's go Phins.

Shoutouts

*Thank you to skepticismissurvival for hosting the series over the years, and a special shout out to PlatypusOfDeath for picking up wher he left off for this off season. I hope anyone who has any interest in the Dolphins comes on over to our subreddit, as we're a bunch of foul mouthed fun lovers constantly shifting from depression to ecstasy. *
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Bowl Matchups by Mascots

Hello cfb!
It's bowl season!!!
Here is my analysis of each bowl matchup if the teams' mascots/nicknames duked it out instead of the players. With so many abstract/fictional/nonsense team names, I'm going to use my best (or some other type of) judgement. Feel free to fight me over any of these. I'm going to use a solo version of the mascot where appropriate ("Wolf Pack" still get a bunch of wolves, etc)
 

Game 1 - New Mexico Bowl - Aggies vs Mean Green (Utah State vs North Texas)

Winner: Mean Green. Our first bowl game goes to "Mean Green," with the legendary DT crushing an old frail farmer. Even if the Aggie was a young strapping buck, I'm still taking Mean Joe. Mean Joe pounds the farmer 49-14.

Game 2 - Cure Bowl - Green Wave vs Ragin' Cajuns (Tulane vs ULM-Lafayette)

Winner: Ragin' Cajuns. I've seen a few bad storms hit the gulf coast, and those Cajuns always bounce back. They're resilient, and our lone Cajun spend the entire game bracing against the strong water. Eventually the storm subsides, and he walks into the endzone for the win.

Game 3 - Las Vegas Bowl - Bulldog vs Sun Devil (Fresno State vs Arizona State)

Winner: Sun Devils. Devils are sneaky and can like... do magic and shit. The devil turn the bulldog into a field mouse and waves his pitchfork while the ball flies around the field. He gets a bit too cocky in the 2nd quarter and accidentally pops the ball on his pitchfork. He vanishes and times ticks out as the butterfly tries to repeated fly into the new ball and push it. It doesn't work. 35-0 Sun Devil.

Game 4 - Camellia Bowl - Eagles vs Eagles (Eastern Michigan vs Georgia Southern)

Winner: Draw... They sit on opposite goal posts and stare at each other until the game is finally called so the refs can get some sleep.

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Game 5 - New Orleans Bowl - Mountaineers vs Blue Raiders (Appalachian State vs Middle Tennessee)

Winner: Mountaineers. The mountain man gets the ball first and scores while the blue raider kind of just stumbles around. A couple minutes after the game started, the raider drops to the field dead. The mountaineer tries to resuscitate him to no avail. Unfortunately, no one noticed the reason the raider was blue was because he was choking. The mountaineer tries to help out and comfort people because he's a good guy, and he still wins 7-0.

Game 6 - Boca Raton Bowl - Huskies vs Blazers (Northern Illinois vs UAB)

Winner: Huskies. The husky seems a bit nervous before the game, thinking he's about to face a scary dragon. When the representatives are called to the field, the husky notices some guy toss a jacket on the field. The husky easily scores a few TDs before the game is over. 21-0 huskies.

Game 7 - Frisco Bowl - Bobcats vs Aztecs (Ohio vs San Diego State)

Winner: In our first recreation of a traditional Roman gladiator match, we get a really exciting game. Bobcats are small, but they can burst out for 25-30 mph runs. It's tied at half 14-14. The Aztec is using the "kill your opponent" strategy, but finding the bobcat to be a bit elusive. Finally, in the 4th quarter, the bobcat scores to go down 34-35. While celebrating, the Aztec takes a cheap shot with his macuahuitl, injuring the cat. Unable to continue, the bobcat forfeits.

Game 8 - Gasparilla Bowl - Bulls vs Thundering Herd (South Florida vs Marshall)

Winner: Thundering Herd. A single bull vs. a herd of just about any animal would be a tough task. I'll stay true to Marshall's mascot and assume this is a herd of buffalo. The heard of buffalo easily distract and confuse the lone bull, dominating it 45-0 (don't ask how they got a field goal.)

Game 9 - Bahamas Bowl - Rockets vs Panthers (Toledo vs Florida International)

Winner: Panthers. In a stunning upset, the panther shocks the world! Rockets take quite a while to prep and launch, so the panther uses this time to score a couple touchdowns. Shortly into the 2nd quarter, the rocket finally takes off and everyone realizes what's about to happen. The panther and fans scramble to escape the stadium. Because I'm not mean, we'll let everyone live. The rocket crashes into the stadium and destroys everything, including itself. Unfortunately, that's not how you score in football. The game is over before halftime, the panther winning 14-0.

Game 10 - Potato Bowl - Cougars vs Broncos (BYU vs Western Michigan)

Winner: Cougars. In our first single mammal vs single mammal matchup, and one of the most highly anticipated bowl games thus far, the fans were in for a treat. Cougars are fairly small compared to broncos, but neither are good handling the ball. There's a bunch of gnashing of teeth and kicking of hooves. Both teams fight to end, but the cougar finally pulls away toward the end, as the bronco wasn't trained for the endurance battle. Cougars wins 35-28.

Game 11 - Birmingham Bowl - Tigers vs Demon Deacons (Memphis vs Wake Forest)

Winner: Demon Deacons. Even though he's dressed as a holy man, it's still a demon. He teases the tiger for the majority game, but never lets it get close. He's still a gentleman though, so he's not as rude as the previous demons in our list. 24-7 final.

Game 12 - Armed Forces Bowl - Cougars vs Black Knights (Houston vs Army)

Winner: Black Knights. . This game ends much close than many expected. The black knight attempts to play fair, and it almost costs him. His heavy armour leads to the cougar having the advantage on speed. It's still pretty easy for him to carry the ball though and swing his sword to scare off the cougar as needed. The black knights plays the TOP game, and squeaks out the win 21-14.

Game 13 - Dollar General Bowl - Bulls vs Trojans (Buffalo vs Troy)

Winner: Trojan. For the most part, warriofighter type humans will typically beat animals, and, and this game is no exception. The trojan is viscous and brutal and slays the bull in the first quarter. Taking no chances, he runs up the score 77-0.

Game 14 - Hawaii Bowl - Rainbow Warriors vs Bulldogs (Hawaii vs Louisiana Tech)

Winner: Hawaiian Warrior. I'm getting a bit drunk, and I'm not even halfway through. This game pretty much goes as expected. The rainbow warrior has a good heart and wouldn't kill a dog for no reason. He even lets the little puppy score a garbage time TD. 35-7.

Game 15 - First Responder Bowl - Broncos vs Eagles (Boise State vs Boston College)

Winner: Eagles. In our first mammal vs. bird (dubbed the Battle of the Classes), we see some unique techniques. Although smaller, the eagle is much more agile and aggressive. It executes its plan masterfully as it taunts and out-maneuvers the bronco. It forces multiple turnovers zigging and zagging through the slower bronco's thick body, proving that birds > mammals. 27-7.

Game 16 - Quick Lane Bowl - Yellow Jackets vs Golden Gophers (Georgia Tech vs Minnesota)

Winner: Gopher. The yellow jacket got off to a promising start, landing a couple stings on the gopher. The gopher realized it needed to better utilize its (under) ground attack better, and the ball wasn't seen again until there were 10 seconds left in the game. The gopher popped up from under the wasps's endzone and scored the game's only TD. 7-0.

Game 17 - Cheez-It Bowl - Horned Frogs vs Golden Bears (TCU vs California)

Winner: Golden Bears. This one isn't even close. The frog's only defensive mechanism was no match at all the bear's superior strength. Ignoring the blood, it squashes the poor frog on the first play. The bear marches into the endzone, then moves toward the crowd. No one saw the end of the game, but it was 7-0 and the frog was dead, so... 7-0.

Game 18 - Independence Bowl - Owls vs Blue Devils (Temple vs Duke)

Winner: Blue Devils. Wasting no time, the blue devil zaps the owl, turning it into a butterfly. A gust of wind blows the butterfly away from the stadium, and it spends the rest of the time trying to fly back to the field. The blue devil scores a single touchdown, then heads to the bleachers to hit on sorority girls. He's quite the devil ;) 7-0

Game 19 - Pinstripe Bowl - Hurricanes vs Badgers (Miami vs Wisconsin)

Winner: Hurricanes. Hurricanes are brutal and unforgiving. It demolishes the stadium at the very beginning, throwing the badger and fans in all directions. Fortunately it won the coin toss, so the ball crossing the goal line still counts. 7-0

Game 20 - Texas Bowl - Commodores vs Bears (Vanderbilt vs Baylor)

Winner: Bears. In a shocking upset, the bear wins this one. Unfortunately the commodore is pretty ineffective off his ship. Despite being in Houston, he couldn't find a way to bring the game to the sea. Despite the commodore's best attempts, the uncoordinated bear manages to win 28-21.

Game 21 - Music City Bowl - Tigers vs Boilermakers (Auburn vs Purdue)

Winner: Tigers. In another rare upset of animal over human, the tiger showed why it's the king of the jungle (lions don't live in jungles. Idk who came up with that). Despite being smart and probably good at... building boilers... this is (a version of) football. The boilermaker has no weapons and hid on the bench the entire game. Tiger managed to nudge a few balls over the goal-line for a 21-0 win.

Game 22 - Camping World Bowl - Mountaineers vs Orange (West Virginia vs Syracuse)

Winner: Mountaineers. In probably the most boring game thus far, the mountaineer walks out to shake the opponents hand and decides to just eat it. This mountaineer wasn't quite as nice as the last one, and he decides to run up the score a bit. He's also a bit clumsier than the last one and somehow gives up a safety. 49-2.

Game 23 - Alamo Bowl - Coyotes vs Cyclones (Washington State vs Iowa State)

Winner: Coyotes. This game plays out basically the exact same as the Hurricanes vs Badgers (minus some water.) Unfortunately for the cyclone, the coyote started with the ball. The cyclone scores the only goal on itself and loses 7-0.

Game 24 - Belk Bowl - Gamecocks vs Cavaliers (South Carolina vs Virginia)

Winner: Cavaliers. The cavalier is pissed because he heard "football" and assumed it was soccer. He chases down the bird and slaughters. He builds a fire and starts roasting it while discussing with the refs the rules of the of the game. The refs try to just convince the cavalier to pick up the ball and walk into the endzone, but he's scared to use his hands. It takes 4 overtimes for the bird to be done cooking and for the cavalier to finally agree to pick the ball up. He still dribbles the ball into the endzone with his feet, and reaches down to touch it. The refs call the game, and the 10 fans that stayed for some grilled pheasant cheer. 7-0

Game 25 - Arizona Bowl - Red Wolves vs Wolf Pack (Arkansas State vs Nevada)

Winner: Wolf Pack (but really everyone won this one). Wolves are super cool. The game starts and the wolf pack begins testing the red wolf. Even though he has no chance, the red wolf fights tooth and nail and the pack is impressed. At halftime, the pack invites the lone wolf to join its pack. He agrees and announces his mid-game transfer. With no opponent, the pack wins even though they were already winning 24-0.

Game 26 - Military Bowl - Wildcats vs Hokies (Cincinnati vs Virginia Tech)

Winner: Wildcats. There was a feeling of sick nostalgia (i'd imagine this is the same feeling I get when I smell Patron Citron?) in the stadium, but no one actually showed up for VT. The wildcat played with the ball a bit and managed to get a couple TDs. 14-0

Game 27 - Sun Bowl - Cardinal vs Panthers (Stanford vs Pittsburgh)

Winner: Panther. It's a color. Vegas didn't even accept bets on this game. The field was a deep shade of red, but for the second game in a row, the single player managed to "run unopposed." He was a bit better than the lynx though. 28-0.

Game 28 - Redbox Bowl - Ducks vs Spartans (Oregon vs Michigan State)

Winner: Spartans. Again, not even close. The spartan is focused and takes the game very seriously. The duck wanders around with no clue what's going on. Somewhere in the middle of the 3rd period, the duke accidentally got in the way of the spartan, who proceeded to slow-motion flip over the duck while slicing its beak off. Poor duck :(. Btw if you're actually reading this, pm me and I'll give you silver. Spartan wins 300-0.

Game 29 - Liberty Bowl - Tigers vs Cowboys (Missouri vs Oklahoma State)

Winner: Cowboys. Thankfully for OSU, they sent their best sharp-shooter. The tiger tried running straight for the cowboy before the game even started. The cowboy got off a perfect shot right between the eyes, dropping the wild cat from 30 yards out. The cowboy had work to do, so he scored a single TD and left the field. 7-0

Game 30 - Holiday Bowl - Utes vs Wildcats (Utah vs Northwestern)

Winner: Wildcats. A young boy wanders onto the field and the Leopard smacks his lips. He makes a bee-line straight for the kid and ferociously devours the little kid, avenging his previously slain brethren. The fans are in shock, and the leopard scores a touchdown before getting chased out of the stadium by fans of both teams. The NCAA holds an emergency meeting about the future of the sport, but decide the games are more important. No one knew who the kid was anyway. 7-0 Wildcats. You're kind of mean Northwestern.

Game 31 - Gator Bowl - Aggies vs Wolf Pack (Texas A&M vs NC State)

Winner: Wolf Pack. Leading the wolf packs to a 3-0 post-season record, the wolves make short work of the pitchfork-wielding farmer. Everyone already seems to have forgotten the previous week, and the wolves punch in a couple rushing tds. 14-0

Game 32 - Outback Bowl - Bulldogs vs Hawkeyes (Mississippi State vs Iowa)

Winner: Hawkeyes. He snipes the bulldog with ease and it's a super boring game. 21-0.

Game 33 - Citrus Bowl - Nittany Lions vs Wildcats (Penn State vs Kentucky)

Winner: Nittany Lions. The small basically housecat was super intimidated by the real wild cat. The Nittany Lion scored quick, and decided to take the full-grown wildcat back to her pride, thinking she was a baby "real lion." 7-0.

Game 34 - Peach Bowl - Gators vs Wolverines (Florida vs Michigan)

Winner: Gators. Despite being a miniature bear, gators are insanely powerful. On the first drive, the gator popped the ball. It still wandered into the endzone and laid down in the sunny Georgia weather. The wolverines and the refs were too scared to retrieve the ball from the gator, and time expired. 7-0.

Game 35 - Orange Bowl - Crimson Tide vs Sooners (Alabama vs Oklahoma)

Winner: Sooners. The sooner is completely unphased by a bit of red water, and proceeds to scored a few touchdowns before realizing this is a waste of time. He cuts out a little piece of sod and runs off the field. 21-0.

Game 36 - Cotton Bowl - Tigers vs Fighting Irish (Clemson vs Notre Dame)

Winner: Fighting Irish. In no surprise to anyone, the soldier with the gun manages to kill the cat early in the game. Most of these games are really just about the first 5 minutes. People just attend these events to see the initial bloodshed. 56-0.

Game 37 - Fiesta Bowl - Tigers vs Golden Knights (LSU vs UCF)

Winner: Golden Knights. This game literally plays out the exact same as the Army game. Literally every play is identical, every drive is identical. The media and fans throw out a ton of conspiracy theories, but it eventually dies down to a weird historical fact. 21-14

Game 38 - Rose Bowl - Buckeyes vs Huskies (Ohio State vs Washington)

Winner: Huskies. The husky doesn't even notice the lone little nut on the field. He plays with the ball for an hour. 21-0.

Game 39 - Sugar Bowl - Bulldogs vs Longhorns (Georgia vs Texas)

Winner: Bulldogs. Because Tuck Fexas. Just kidding, I'm not that petty. They actually lost because the bulldog (despite being a terrible breed of dog), was much quicker and agile than the huge cow. It was able to force several take-aways and ran laps around the out-of-shape massive horny boi. 28-7.

Game 40 - CFB Championship - Sooners vs Fighting Irish (Oklahoma vs Notre Dame)

Winner: Sooners. Our first and ONLY human vs human game. The sooner has a massive advantage with their wagon being a part of their identity. They're able to hide inside, and pop out for shots against the Irish soldier. Also, many soldiers in WWI were vastly under-trained, while the land-grabbers were survivalists and pioneers. Both men ignore the football, knowing the only way to win the game is knocking out their opponent. Both humans had agreed on no kill-shots, and the sooner manages to tag the arm of the Irish soldier in the arm in the 4th quarter. He waits until there's a few seconds left on the clock and walks the ball into the endzone. 7-0.

 
 

Summary

There really isn't any. It was fun and I definitely took some leisure in my interpretations of the team representatives, but if you actually read this, then thanks for the time. I really should get a girlfriend.
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Tilting at Windmills

As part of the Paris Accords (COP21), the U.S. joined 195 countries in a landmark agreement—taking many years and 1,000s of people to complete--to roll back climate warming. Thanks to executive orders that continue to roll out of the White House, our promise to the world community may fall short.
In our first article, Nadja Popovich (NY Times) addresses the Trump Administration’s reversal this week of the US commitment to COP21. But Trump’s order doesn’t withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate deal, the key international treaty on global warming. And it leaves other climate protections intact, according to our second article by Brad Plumer of Vox. And, there is overpowering momentum toward responsible investment and climate progress. Our third article from The Guardian reports that solar output has improved by 50%, in part thanks to the U.S. and China. Investors and businesses are betting over the long term on a sustainable, clean economy (even Exxon offered a thumbs up for COP21).
Unfortunately, like the mythical Don Quixote, the President is tilting at windmills, which is a fool’s errand. By most serious economic accounts, it was the low price of gas that choked off the sales of coal. “Pressured by cheap and abundant natural gas, coal is in a precipitous decline, now making up just a third of electricity generation in the United States. Renewables are fast becoming competitive with coal on price,” says other sources in the Times. So, strangling the US commitments in Paris will probably not bring back the coal industry, despite the White House pandering to my brothers and sisters in the UMW.
And, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, "Capacity for wind power in the U.S. in 2016 surpassed hydroelectricity, the typical dominant source of renewable energy in the country. Wind continues to account for more and more of the nation’s power. On Feb. 17, the Southwest Power Power regional electric system — one of seven that provides power to two-thirds of the country — broke a record for wind power generated. The system stretches from Texas to Montana and to North Dakota, and in the early hours of that day wind accounted for more than 50 percent of the system’s power.”
The Responsible Investor Handbook offers a new vision for responsible investment. Its argument is that responsible investment should reflect the intrinsic interests of workers, not only by generating competitive financial returns, but by contributing to the long-term wellbeing of economies, societies, and the environment. It makes the point that this approach to responsible investment—which includes responding to climate change—clearly aligns with the long-term interests of plan participants and beneficiaries.
The International Energy Agency noted we would need $36 trillion in new investments by 2050 in order to avoid irreversible climate change. Responsible investors are mobilizing capital to invest not just in windmills and solar projects, but also complex smart buildings, mass transit, electric and hybrid vehicles, and other inventive solutions. These investors are applying a more holistic and integrated investment approach to the challenges facing cities, industries, and our environment, and reaping the financial benefits. They are joining global coalitions to pool capital to address climate change.
Here in North Carolina, where I just spoke to a state task force on setting up a business turnaround program, a 2012 law banned the state from basing coastal policies on scientific predictions of how much the sea level will rise. The law was drafted in response to an estimate by the state's Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) that the sea level will rise by 39 inches in the next century, prompting fears of costlier home insurance and accusations of anti-development alarmism among residents and developers in the state's coastal Outer Banks region. (Source: ABC News)
If you travel to the coast in many parts of our country, it’s undeniable that sea rise is happening. It’s certainly creating challenges for islands in the Outer Banks, especially after hurricanes. It’s flooding Miami and other Southeast cities regularly during super high tides. Permafrost melting in Alaska is forcing some villages to relocate. Islands in the Pacific are disappearing. Cities and states will be spending billions of taxpayer dollars to mitigate the impacts of sea rise and other climate changes on their own infrastructure and real estate. I worry that the massive melt at the Arctic poles and Greenland may make the rise happen sooner than later.
And speaking of prudent insurance planning (vs. head in sand), there is a prominent property fund manager, capitalized with retirement assets, who is actually selling off all of their assets on or near the US coasts that are not, or will not, be on high ground. Just as insurance firms produce maps that show risk corridors for tornadoes, hurricanes and earthquakes, there are now risk maps for sea rise. This manager is not making new investments on the low ground, and he is liquidating properties on the wrong side of the sea rise red line. His riveting remarks and maps at a recent conference of pension trustees acknowledged that, while the science can’t predict if dramatic rises will occur in 30, 50 or 100 years, the insurance industry is already beginning to calculate those damages, like it or not.
Smart investors have to look out over the long-term horizon, and make investment decisions on behalf of their beneficiaries. So, we can invest in preventative measures, per the Paris Accords, or pay the piper when the bill comes due (or, our children and grandchildren can).
As for those politicians and developers who believe climate change is a hoax, I’ve got some future swampland in Florida to sell to you.
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