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|3 days 16 hours ago||I fucking love Taco Bell. I||
I fucking love Taco Bell. I didn't gain the freshman 15 in college until my second year when I realized I was walking distance from one.
|4 days 12 hours ago||Unfortunately-timed bad game?||
Unfortunately-timed bad game? All I know is that his velocity blew chunks upon his return. I'm not buying "not healthy enough to play against IU but 100% a week later."
|4 days 14 hours ago||I'm almost completely||
I'm almost completely convinced Speight's shoulder was the reason for his dropoff at the end of the season. Heal that thing up and our quarterback choices are between a returning starter with a year of really good experience, or a guy who managed to beat that guy out. Not bad.
|5 days 13 hours ago||With basketball and every||
With basketball and every other sport that has an "early" signing period, the "early signing period" has basically become "the signing period." Almost nobody waits until the theoretically regular one.
What will be interesting, except not really, is how many coaches tell a recruit "sign now or we're not holding your spot." Probably all of them. Then those coaches will fuck along to a better program and the recruit is hosed.
It's amazing to me how nobody has managed to link basketball's early signing period with the proliferation of transfers. You want to cut down on transfers, stop locking recruits into decisions they start having second thoughts about even before they start school.
|5 days 13 hours ago||I completely agree with you.||
I completely agree with you. Coaches want this because it makes their jobs easier. There's no other reason. It will make things worse for recruits. There is only one benefit to recruits - slightly earlier ability to end the recruiting madness if they want to. That can be fixed other ways. It's like opening up the patient and whacking the appendix with a mallet til it falls off, instead of something slightly more surgical.
The recruit that wants to leave because his coach did.....the recruit that wants to commit to a late offer from a coach who just got hired at a new school....these guys are getting fucked, yet again, by the NCAA, because coaches want their jobs to be easier.
|5 days 15 hours ago||Ah, yeah, sorry, I originally||
Ah, yeah, sorry, I originally had to look up the name too, because I figured "that one minor league baseball thing in Utica or wherever" was not helpful.
At any rate, yup, this kind of thing can do well, although I think southern California is a lousy place for it. Somewhere like Plano, Texas would be way smarter.
|5 days 15 hours ago||To me the uptick in||
Not me. The thing about having the rivalry game at the end of the season is that no matter what goes wrong, you always have that to look forward to as your chance for redemption. Lost to Iowa? Oh well, can still beat Ohio.
The only exception is when your team sucks and you're expecting to get steamrolled, but by then you're numb anyway and moving the rivalry game weeks earlier won't change that.
|5 days 17 hours ago||I dunno, the USPBL did||
I dunno, the USPBL did awfully well in its first year. That league pays one hell of a lot less than these football guys want to, though.
|5 days 18 hours ago||Well, let's be honest about||
Well, let's be honest about one thing: Yes, this is intended to be a money-maker. One does not start a league costing $8-10 million in personnel costs yearly just to be revenue-neutral, out of the goodness of their heart.
|6 days 10 hours ago||But neither played three||
But neither played three positions on defense and three on offense.
|6 days 13 hours ago||Much respect for the way||
Much respect for the way Jabrill carried himself in the past three years. Got to be by far the most unique player - in terms of usage - that Michigan has ever had. Can't do that without being 99th percentile in talent, brains, and hard work.
|1 week 15 hours ago||Sure. 1) Set DVR. 2)||
1) Set DVR.
2) Disconnect from the Matrix for 90 minutes.
3) Turn on DVR.
4) Find fast-forward button on remote.
|1 week 15 hours ago||There will be one major||
There will be one major advantage to the commentating in this game that other games don't have.
For every other game, the announcers are always chiming in with non sequiturs about who should be in the top four and who the Heisman contenders are. During bowl games they always talk about who's going to win the playoffs and what are the key matchups in the playoffs and who's going to be in the championship game. In short, they always try to host a college football talk show during their game. I want to hear about the game in front of me. If I gave a shit about the other crap, I would just watch the talk shows.
Tonight they have no reason to do that.
But I still think I like the "sounds of the game" idea the best.
|1 week 1 day ago||I got news for you: The whole||
I got news for you: The whole SEC cheats like mofos, except possibly Vanderbilt and Kentucky (who just redirects their cheating to a different sport.) Auburn is dirty, LSU is dirty, Tennessee, Florida, A&M, Sakerlina, Mississippi, dirty, dirty, dirty. Against itself, the SEC is on a level playing field in the cheating department. Certain ACC teams are, too, including, I have no doubt, Alabama's upcoming opponent.
If "any coach" could win numerous national titles by purchasing talent, then Freeze would've done it too, or Miles, or any of the parade of coaches at Auburn, or Fulmer, or anyone else.
|1 week 3 days ago||I'm doing the||
I'm doing the reply-early-in-the-thread thing just to be a dick because MGoNukeE thinks he can get away with minimal negs by posting late. Bwahaha. Here is his comment. Bang it one way or the other, I don't care, but bang it good and hard. Oh yeah. He likes that.
|1 week 3 days ago||That's what you think.....||
That's what you think.....
|1 week 3 days ago||Chick-Fil-A is overrated as||
Chick-Fil-A is overrated as fuck. O. Ver. Rate. Ted. It's tasty and I like it but it is not the magical paradise that it's made out to be.
I was in the Atlanta airport flying back home after Thanksgiving and wanted lunch before I left. The line at CFA was stupid long. I went to a different joint and had a perfectly good lunch and was finished before the Appletard-like slobberers had even ordered.
|1 week 3 days ago||My brother gave me a gray||
My brother gave me a gray athletic shirt with red trim one year for Christmas, one of those high-tech fancy sweat wicking things. I needed it, but I asked him why on earth those colors. He shrugged and said it was either that or plain white. Works for me. I still have the shirt. I like the shirt.
|1 week 3 days ago||MEANS OF SENDING MSGS. STOP.||
MEANS OF SENDING MSGS. STOP. INGENIOUS NEW SYSTEM. STOP. CAN SEND IMMEDIATELY OVER LAND AND SEA. STOP.
|1 week 4 days ago||Calling a penalty "after the||
Calling a penalty "after the play was over" for something that happened before the whistle certainly was an interesting decision to say the least.
|1 week 4 days ago||I would expect this from a||
I would expect this from a Packers fan, who really has no fucking clue what it's like when the refs screw his team because his team is generally always on the plus side of referee calls, controversial or otherwise. Except for that one time, which the league responded to by hiring back all the regular refs. Screw the Packers and get yourself and your whole team of replacements fired that week. Screw the Lions because you don't actually know the rule about batting the ball out of the end zone and the league's response is "uhhhh well it was a judgment call and the back judge was literally the only person in the world who thinks it wasn't purposely batted."
Yes, the league does systematically fuck the Lions, and probably isn't doing it on purpose, but the number of times they do it and just shrug their shoulders afterward is ridiculous.
|1 week 4 days ago||It's a two-way street. You||
It's a two-way street. You have to put half your playbook in a mirror. That muscle memory goes both ways and screws with the offense, too. Your left tackle is now your right tackle. He has to get used to moving the opposite way.
Also, my suspicion as to the rarity of left-handed QBs in football is that left-handed kids with an arm direct themselves to baseball, where the advantages of being a left-hander are tremendous and come with far fewer disadvantages.
|1 week 5 days ago||I'm convinced K only||
I'm convinced K only suspended Allen because if he didn't, the ACC would have, and K's press conference after the Elon game showed that more than anything else, he doesn't like being told how to run his program. He put out an "indefinite suspension" to shut everyone up and then repealed it as soon as it was convenient.
He wouldn't have done shit if he didn't think the conference would've acted, and he only acted so they wouldn't.
|1 week 5 days ago||So a coach can only be good||
So a coach can only be good if he makes the playoffs when the competition is up to a certain standard? What standard would that be, exactly? NFC teams had 125 wins this year and AFC teams had 129, so how much really does the NFC suck? And let's point out too that Caldwell made the playoffs as a wild card despite being in the division that had to play the conference's best. The NFC South and NFC West (presumably, that's where you think the suck is located) had each other as scheduling partners and couldn't produce a single wild card team.
|1 week 5 days ago||and the team for whatever||
And could that reason have been Jim Caldwell?
|1 week 5 days ago||Jim Schwartz got five years.||
Jim Schwartz got five years. Caldwell deserves at least one more. Two playoffs in three seasons is pretty good given we are still digging out from Millen Jr.'s roster planning.
If you want Caldwell gone because ANYTHING LESS THAN SUPER BOWLZ IZ UNACCEPTABLE then perhaps you can find us the coach who is guaranteed to take us there. Don't give us this McDaniels/Patricia shit, either. McDaniels is already a failure and Patriots assistants for the most part generally are as head coaches.
|1 week 5 days ago||Even so, Minnesota has been||
Even so, Minnesota has been known to go 4-8 against schedules like that.
|1 week 5 days ago||It wasn't this guy, was||
It wasn't this guy, was it?
|1 week 6 days ago||Humble is the new swag.||
Humble is the new swag.
|1 week 6 days ago||I like the negbangs. I||
I like the negbangs. I upvote just to be a dick.