CBS Sports analyst: "If Clemson is higher than #4, the committee is biased"


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Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

CBS Sports analyst Rick Neuheisel was on SXM College Sports Radio on Tuesday morning and had some strong feeling about Clemson's possible ranking in Tuesday's upcoming College Football Playoff rankings.

"Washington, to me, has played terrific football," Neuheisel said. "Do you realize that Washington is No. 4 in points per game, offensively. They’re No. 7 in points given up per game. They’re balanced on both sides. Michigan is No. 3 in points per game and No. 1 in points given up per game. Alabama is No. 8 in points per game and No. 4 in points given up per game. Do you know where Clemson is? 26th in points per game. They’ve struggled at home. You can’t do that (say the Pac 12 is down). So is the SEC and you’re not blaming Alabama for it."

Neuheisel went on to say that Clemson is overrated if they are ranked ahead of Washington tonight.

"Clemson is 11th in points given up on the defensive side – lower than Washington, Michigan or Alabama – and they’re 26th in points per game – lower by a long margin than the other three. If Clemson is higher than No. 4, this committee is biased. The only reason they could be three is because of what they did a year ago. That’s wrong. You cannot tell me that Clemson has played better than Washington this year. That would be ridiculous (for Clemson to be ranked third in tonight’s CFP rankings). That would be head in the sand. That would be following the polls as they have always done. We said two weeks ago when Clemson had the near miss against North Carolina State – for them to stay at No. 3 in one poll and No. 4 in the other given that game, people are not watching the games. They’ve struggled. They struggled to be Troy. They struggled to beat NC State, but I think their win over Auburn trumps anything Washington has done because Washington’s non-conference was so weak. I think the committee is going to look at that. Plus, the Pac 12 is a little weird – up is down and down is up."

Washington has eight wins with victories over Rutgers, Idaho, Portland State, Arizona, Stanford, Oregon, Oregon State and #16 Utah.

According to the latest AP Poll, Clemson has impressive wins over #5 Louisville, #11 Auburn, #19 Florida State, and #29 Troy.

Clemson's opponent winning percentage is .673 and Washington's opponent win percentage is only .439.

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TigerNet News
Re: FB Update: CBS Sports analyst: "If Clemson is higher than #4, the committee is biased"
lextiger551
Neuheisel is nothing but a west coast homer
jtmansmann
Re: Neuheisel is nothing but a west coast homer
TigerCJ®
Re: FB Update: CBS Sports analyst: "If Clemson is higher than #4, the committee is biased"
9 Lives
he has lost his dang mind***
ClemsonSCTiger
Prepare yourself sir, because by your metric ...
ClemKWA
Re: Prepare yourself sir, because by your metric ...
gvillenative
CLICKBAIT!!!
CU12WF13®
Re: Prepare yourself sir, because by your metric ...
blackrivertiger®
Yea we should not care what the goof says ...***
JumboTiger
Germans alert!: It's "Herr Nuehisel", is it not??
gleaner63
That is some of the worst logic...
98Tiger2
He sounds biased.*****
Carlsbad®
Re: He sounds biased.*****
84OX®
Re: He sounds biased.*****
hrigsby®
I completely agree.***
mdtgrfan®
He sounds touched.
TigerHawk76®
Idiot. You play in a ###### conference. We beat
lovingit®
Re: Idiot. You play in a ###### conference. We beat
Dugatiger®
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jo
Packer is on 4-7 PM typically with Matt Leinart now***
Murica®
or Robert Smith - more variability than when Brady Hoke
Murica®
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CmoneyTiger
he's a washed up HC and degenerate gambler. that is all.
tiger brad
Why would anyone care what he says or thinks?
BigCUFan®
No surprise. What did u guys expect
pkpza103®
He was Washington's head coach from 1999-2002
sportsqueenlk
Committee IS biased--towards teams that play tough schedules***
scooter
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moodytiger
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moodytiger
Re: FB Update: CBS Sports analyst: "If Clemson is higher than #4, the committee is biased"
84OX®
Can you say BEAT DOWN?***
7173TIGER®
Hes a former PAC 12 coach. Nothing to see here.***
ninetytwotiger®
~this~***
tigeron®
Cocaines a helluva drug
NorthAlabamaTiger
LOLOLOL an ex washington coach claiming bias while
Anonymous08®
Here's a lot of words about Neuheisel, from an article back
76er®
~this too~***
tigeron®
Re: Here's a lot of words about Neuheisel, from an article back
7173TIGER®
If Rick Neuheisel is ranked higher than Champ Kind,
RevDodd®
NEUHEISEL FOR PRESIDENT!!!!
Uncle Bill®
Hate to say it, but with the choices we have
clover65®
Yeah, I'm sure the committee is biased and not the guy
TigersAndCubs
out west****
TigersAndCubs
uh yeah, we play a much tougher schedule than Washington...
tigerking79®
they have to play...
ClemsonSCTiger
Holy Crap!!!
Tiger Quads®
1% of teams would go undefeated with our schedule
dattiger05
UW has played NOBODY.***
solidorangetigerfan14®
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mikebmike
Ricky must've lost a bet on Clemson
greatertater
Re: Ricky must've lost a bet on Clemson
deroberts
Wait, and who's the biased one here?***
clemsonstud05®
NCAA has followed Ole Rick at every coaching stop he has made
ClemsonRT®
Re: FB Update: CBS Sports analyst: "If Clemson is higher than #4, the committee is biased"
Orange Lightning
He's going to be really angry when Clemson is #2.***
thundatiger
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Lexguy2003
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CUYankee
EVEN UCLA KNEW THEY OVER PAID Neuheisel.
Coothater®
PAC 10 and SEC bias for Coach Ric
THE POLECAT
Without idiots, the world is a far less entertaining place*****
Tiger Transplant®
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tmac9wr
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Cletiger10
Re: FB Update: CBS Sports analyst: "If Clemson is higher than #4, the committee is biased"
CtLiEgMeSrOsN®
well he's in for a rude awakening... that strength of schedu
El Tigre 1
People seem to forget about Rick...
TahoeTiger
Last sentence says all you need to know.***
kbtiger®
Re: FB Update: CBS Sports analyst: "If Clemson is higher than #4, the committee is biased"
RockyHoward
Re: FB Update: CBS Sports analyst: "If Clemson is higher than #4, the committee is biased"
dabbott
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orangecoloredglasses
Lousy coach, lousy analyst.
hawkins
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Tiger Sniff®
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Pack on SiriusXM
Great first post ! ! ! Welcome ! ! !***
Rocky the Tiger®
Re: Great first post ! ! ! Welcome ! ! !***
2000
Re: Great first post ! ! ! Welcome ! ! !***
Pack on SiriusXM
But , just please , try to make him seem just a little
clover65®
OMG! Pack! We love you! Please set him straight!!!
mpietropaolo
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fencebusters®
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Clemson_®
Listen every day! Love yesterday asking if the
Murica®
can i punch him?***
freakgeek
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MattReilly
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tigerinaiken®
I HAVE NO WORDS --- I'M SO MAD!!!! We'll see about that!***
mpietropaolo
He talks about bias. He is biased towards Pac-12 teams.***
DankTiger
Neushit...is the one biased!***
tigeron®
So the fact Clemson Beat the Heisman frontrunner and has #1 strongest schedule
BrabbTiger22
Re: FB Update: CBS Sports analyst: "If Clemson is higher than #4, the committee is biased"
jbwhiteside84
This ought to fire the players up***
TigerNick76
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HunterClemsonTigers
Re: FB Update: CBS Sports analyst: "If Clemson is higher than #4, the committee is biased"
HunterClemsonTigers
My high school football averages 42points a game
saluda tiger
so what do you think he'll say if we lose 1.....
epifunny
Hey, Rick...
7173TIGER®
Neuheisel can suck it
grover173
Most Entertaining Thread in quite some time.
smithha1914
Guess he doesn't realize the pac12 is in the toilet this yr
Ucel74
Washington will NOT lose in the first round...
7173TIGER®
+1***
Ucel74
Wow what a complete @ss. Foot in mouth.
Completely Solid Orange®
I think he sounds biased - the committee should
clover65®
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ClemsonBarry
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TigerFanX2000
lmao! Talk about bias,
CUAllTheWay®
let me get this straight...
JayDyches
Strength of schedule, you moron
TrekMT
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clemsonfan1973
Crack is a heckuva drug
TygerRiverTiger
One mirror please.***
Clemson656
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treetiger
Neuheisel is wrong
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Clemson_®
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ClemsonMechE
I disagree with his comments, but...
jfman960

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