Mailbag: Talking Florida State's Title Shot, TCU in the Big 12 and More

Erin SorensenContributor IJuly 13, 2012

ORLANDO, FL - DECEMBER 29: Defensive back Terrence Brooks #31 of the Florida State Seminoles celebrates a forth quarter interception against the Notre Dame Fight Irish  December 29, 2011 at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida.  FSU won 18 - 14. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
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It has been two weeks since the last mailbag dedicated to the great conferences that are the Big 12, Pac-12, ACC and Big East. Without further ado, let's get to it.

@helloerinmarie What do you expect out of TCU this season?

— Husker Tweets (@huskers_tweet) July 12, 2012

First off, did I really ask for questions for the Big 12 twice? I apologize Big East. I apparently cannot type on my iPhone.

Anyway, this question is like a black hole. It's what I think versus what will really happen. In my humble opinion, I do believe Florida State is a true national champion contender. They have a lot of power on that team and could really put together a strong campaign in 2012.

However, do I think they actually will contend for the national championship? Honestly, no, I do not. Unfortunately, regardless of talent, the Seminoles have a tendency to choke when it matters most.

@helloerinmarie What do you expect out of TCU this season?

— Husker Tweets (@huskers_tweet) July 12, 2012

I expect the Horned Frogs to take the Big 12 by storm. I think they'll make a statement. They finished the 2011 season 11-2. One of those losses was to Baylor though in their season opener. I wouldn't expect that to happen again though.

TCU will make a run for the Big 12 title, so Oklahoma and Texas will need to keep an eye on them. It's going to be a fun season for the new kids on the block.

@helloerinmarie @BR_CFB whats your prediction for arizona.

— ko (@who_likes_work) July 12, 2012

Head coach Rich Rodriguez is going to have a big rebuilding year ahead of him. From injuries to a tough schedule to a countless list of road blocks, the Wildcats are most likely not going to be winning the Pac-12 championship.

Rodriguez was a good hire for Arizona though, and there is no telling what he can do with this team. He's an innovator, so I think we'll see a lot of new ideas for the Wildcats in 2012.

Peter Drozda ‏@The_Real_Pdroz : Team that covers the spread the most and least in each conference? (asking fit a friend)

Twitter rule: Don't lock your tweets.

May I direct you to Bleacher Report's own Adam Kramer? He knows Vegas odds like it's nobody's business (and he's the one I listen to 100% of the time, which means he could really make me look dumb if he wanted).

@helloerinmarie am i the only one foreseeing a 7-5 record or worse for Nebraska?

— Jeff Webert (@skersgolf5) July 12, 2012

Hi Jeff, Nebraska is in the Big Ten now and this is a Big 12, Pac-12, ACC and Big East mailbag...but no, you're not the only one.