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|1 week 1 day ago||The story of Leicester's top scorer - Vardy||
Jamie Vardy dreamt of being a professional footballer, but at the age of 16 he was released from the youth academy of Sheffield Wednesday, a team now playing in the Championship. Nevertheless Vardy kept playing semi-professionally for minnows Stocksbridge Park Steels, a team in the seventh tier of English football. He would spend 7 years there, working 12-hour shifts at a factory to support himself and playing on the weekends for £30 a match.
After some impressive displays, he was signed by Halifax Town, a team then in the sixth tier. He finished as the league’s top goalscorer and helped his team win promotion before signing for Fleetwood Town, now in the fifth tier. Again he finished top scorer, and again he helped his team win promotion. His impressive performances got him a call from Leicester. Finally, in 2012, at the age of 25, when most players would expect to have a few years of experience behind them, Vardy could call himself a pro.
Vardy’s first season was poor, but in the 2013-14 season he paid off, and his 16 goals helped Leicester to get back into the Premier League. Early on in the next season, he turned in a man-of-the-match performance against Manchester United, scoring one goal and setting up the other four in that 5-3 win. Along with the rest of his team, he would fail to make a mark for the rest of the season, but came to life at the crucial moment, playing a key role in Leicester’s miraculous escape.
Like Leicester, Vardy got off to a blistering start to the 2015-16 season, scoring in the first match of the season. Failing to net in the next two games, he then scored again in the fourth match. And in the fifth. And in the sixth. Twice in the seventh. He scored again in the eighth. Twice in the ninth. And in the tenth. By the twelfth match of the season, Jamie Vardy, who five years earlier worked in a factory, was the top goalscorer of the most competitive league in the world, and he had now scored nine games in a row.
The Premier League record for goals scored in most consecutive matches, 10, had been set in 2002 by Manchester United legend Ruud van Nistelrooy, one of the greatest attacking players since the new millennium. Could Vardy match the great van Nistelrooy?
[Hint] He could: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUKsTmDjEb0
Having equaled the record, there was one more challenge left: could he BEAT the record? Well, what better opposition to go for the record than against Manchester United themselves?
Not that it matter's too much, but Vardy did all of this with a broken wrist.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||BC's offensive drive summary vs Clemson||
Was at the BC game in Clemson this past year and it was 100% the fact that BC's couldn't keep up with all of Clemson's steller WRs. BC had a bunch of TFLs, but were getting bombed on when Clemson had time to throw.
Also, this was BC's offensive drive summary vs Clemson:
3 plays (1 yard) 2:07
4 plays (20 yards) 1:52
7 plays (13 yards) 2:18
6 plays (18 yards) 3:19
3 plays (1 yard) 1:02
3 plays (0 yards) 1:31
6 plays (39 yards) 1:14
5 plays (20 yards) 3:06
5 plays (42 yards) 2:14
3 plays (3 yards) 2:40
5 plays (20 yards) 2:34
3 plays (-4 yards) 0:40
9 plays (68) 3:16
No wonder why the defense struggled...
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Leaders and Best||
Truely an amazing article and I really hope that Adam can one day play hockey again. Most people don't understand just how important a sport can be to a person, but it's clear that hockey is essential in Adam's life.
Dr. Kutcher sounds just like the type of person who makes me proud to say I graduated from UofM. Go Blue.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Have you ever been to Clemson?||
I went to UofM for undergrad but have since been to Clemson numerous times since graduating due to friends who attened school there. I can see why Clemson is attractive for football players - but didn't appreciate it until I was there.
It is a beutifull campus, near a lake, has stunning girls, but mainly football is life there. Seriously, it's hard to describe but the atmosphere at Clemson is unlike any other I've ever seen.
Walking around on game day - every family has a tailgate spot next others that have been there for years. Random people will offer you food, drinks, ask you to play cornhole as you walk by. It is so wholesomely family friendly it's almost sickening.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||That would be a hell of a first down chant!||
Asiasi catches a ball for a first down...
Half the student section scream, "ASI-ASI-ASI"
and the other half responds "OY-OY-OY"!
|16 weeks 1 day ago||I'm sooo sick of the Bama||
I'm sooo sick of the Bama quarterback story line... He had so many NFL players around his privileged ass. Get off their ass ESPN
|16 weeks 6 days ago||Graham Glasgow||
I actually watched that kickout by Graham multiple times in the first clip. Holy hell that was a great response to the perfectly timed blitz... just used the Florida guys momentum to divert him away from the run instead of trying to stop him.
|17 weeks 3 days ago||If you've really managed to||
If you've really managed to not know the outcome of this game then kudos to you sir. Enjoy!
|17 weeks 5 days ago||Houston has a hell of a||
Houston has a hell of a coaching staff. They really hit a home run with Herman and Orlando. Mix in the fertile recruiting ground and they could really be a force the next couple of years...
|17 weeks 6 days ago||Even the refs couldn't win||
Even the refs couldn't win the game. Fuck USC - they're the OSU of the PAC 12.
|17 weeks 6 days ago||Hahaha. Idiots||
|18 weeks 18 hours ago||Gary and Celmson||
Clemson is who I'm worried as the Darkhorse. They are a powerhouse in an easy conference and Dabo sure has that wholesome family feel that Gary's mom might like. Also known for not being the cleanest recruiters...
|21 weeks 23 hours ago||Just use Incognito Mode (Chrome)||
Any "private" browser will allow you to vote multiple times.
|21 weeks 4 days ago||No offense, but what else||
No offense, but what else would he say? "We're going to get someone almost as good as Durkin. But not to worry, it'll be close".
|21 weeks 5 days ago||Also||
Hasn't Missou turned out defensive line players to the NFL like it's their job. I seem to remember a ton of major players over the last couple of years.
|22 weeks 19 hours ago||Saw this on /r/cfb||
Copy-paste from a GT message board:
|23 weeks 22 hours ago||(No subject)||
|24 weeks 6 days ago||It's not a good Search||
The mgoblog Search feature is one of the least helpful searches on any site I've been to.
|24 weeks 6 days ago||Does...||
Does that lady still have a face?!
|25 weeks 6 days ago||Incognito Mode!||
Just a reminder -
Voting with Incognito mode (or the equiviliant) will allow you to vote more then once. He's down by a LOT and needs all the votes he can get.
|26 weeks 1 day ago||Never called.||
The "Bush Push" is pretty much NEVER called.
|26 weeks 1 day ago||Follow Up||
Because everyone likes a story with a happy ending!
|26 weeks 5 days ago||Ohhhhh boy.||
|27 weeks 1 day ago||Wow||
|27 weeks 4 days ago||One thing's for certain||
Only one thing's for certain with football recruiting and Harbaugh...
|27 weeks 4 days ago||Oh man!||
I can't see him getting caught from behind quite like Houma and Kerridge. So many possibilities with that kid!
|27 weeks 6 days ago||Meh||
Have Jumpman. Don't care.
|30 weeks 24 min ago||Yes||
This is the same person that was a coach of Higdon.
|30 weeks 5 days ago||48-14 Michigan||
|30 weeks 6 days ago||Mrs. Glasgow||
She da real MVP.