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|4 hours 51 min ago||I wonder how the MMB members||
I wonder how the MMB members decided who would get to be on TV. (That's just a small portion of the band.) Did they go with section leaders and drill instructors? Or did they arm wrestle for the TV spots?
|6 hours 7 min ago||Hopefully I'm a good luck||
Hopefully I'm a good luck charm by being at this game.
|17 hours 40 min ago||Curses exist. The Lions are proof of it.||
Curses exist. The Lions are proof of it.
|19 hours 52 min ago||Soooo, I just turned the game||
Soooo, I just turned the game on expecting the Lions to already be down 14-0 and it's 0-0.
What's going on?
|21 hours 11 min ago||Maybe offensively. But their||
Maybe offensively. But their results this year are not much to write home about. Indiana beat Southern Illinois 48-47, and they beat Western Kentucky 38-35. They needed a second half comeback to beat FIU.
|21 hours 49 min ago||It's interesting that they||
It's interesting that they only discuss the 5 downs but have no explanation for why the clock stopped on the second to last play. The game should have ended there.
And that Missouri radio announcer is surprisingly calm given what just happened when he says, "Why did the clock stop?" Compare that to Frank Beckman who completely lost his sh*t when Spartan Bob gave MSU that extra second in 2001.
|22 hours 5 min ago||The 5th down given to||
The 5th down & goal given to Colorado in 1990 was bad but that was the first year college football allowed you to spike the ball to stop the clock. The rule was so new that the Missouri crowd and opposing sideline didn't notice when Colorado spiked the ball on 4th down. The head official of that game didn't realize what had happened until he was actually driving home from the stadium that day and he had to pull to the side of the road to throw up.
If a rule is new, the ref should be aware of it. It's not a defense. But I can kind of see where confusion could arise.
That OSU/KSU game issue was incompetence that should not happen today. And the ref for last year's Minnesota game at the big house should have known that if you call timeout after your QB loses his helmet, he doesn't have to sit out a play.
|1 day 1 hour ago||The only thing that really||
The only thing that really made me livid was the false start on 3rd and 2, which ended up forcing us to kick another field goal right before halftime.
It was another happy Saturday for me except for some jackass teams winning.
Question: Are we going to continue going after every single punt? I'm more worried about our guys running into the kicker than ever.
|1 day 4 hours ago||2002 OSU...ugh. Don't remind||
2002 OSU...ugh. Don't remind me of that team. I'm still in shock over that miracle 4th quarter touchdown pass they got to beat the "mighty" 6 loss Purdue Boilers by the score of 10-6. Or a few weeks later when they had to go into overtime to beat an awful Illinois team. Or the several other games against awful competition where they barely escaped.
|1 day 6 hours ago||Loved this game in Elementary||
Loved this game in Elementary school. But I almost always died of a snake bite.
|1 day 16 hours ago||Florida looked pretty damn||
Florida looked pretty damn good yesterday. They looked bad to mediocre during their first four games.
|1 day 23 hours ago||That hire STILL shocks me.||
That hire STILL shocks me.
|2 days 5 min ago||Yes. The 4-0 start in 09 and||
Yes. The 4-0 start in 09 and the 5-0 start in 2010, we knew we were in deep sh*t after barely surviving Indiana. Not that the D looked particularly strong before that either.
|2 days 10 min ago||I've been surprised at how||
I've been surprised at how often they've been giving up the big plays every week.
|2 days 25 min ago||Ball State led them at||
Ball State led them at halftime. Had about equal stats on the ground (182) and through the air (178).
NU came back in the third quarter but could do nothing in the 4th quarter allowing Ball State to come back and close within 5.
|2 days 33 min ago||Probably. I know||
Probably. I know Northwestern has a freshman QB, I don't know his stats, I'll have to look them up.
If we can avoid turnovers (I know, big if) we'll be in pretty good shape. Rudock doesn't have to be a super star, just have a solid afternoon. If he could finally hook up on one of those deep passes to Chesson, I think that could do a world of wonders.
But yes, I'm prepared for a slugfest.
|2 days 1 hour ago||The better question is, after||
The better question is, after what we've seen the last two years, is Michigan/Northwestern going to be another game where football goes to die? Football so ugly it might give you eye cancer?
Maybe the change of scenery from two straight in Evanston will change that. How great would it be to go all BYU on them? If the Northwestern team that played Ball State shows up at the big house, we may just get that. But that would be too cool. In reality, we'll probably be playing the Northwestern team who beat Stanford.
|2 days 1 hour ago||Would be nice to get revenge||
Would be nice to get revenge on them for that 13-12 loss in the '72 Rose Bowl that ruined our 11-0 record.
|2 days 1 hour ago||Wisconsin pretty much handed||
Wisconsin pretty much handed that game to Iowa on a platter by losing a fumble on 2nd & goal from the 2 yard line towards the end of the game.
That game was very 2014 MOON. Pitiful offense on both sides and a clown show of turnovers by both sides. Someone just had to win in the end.
|2 days 2 hours ago||Michigan's ranking is||
Michigan's ranking is fair.
MSU deservedly dropped a couple spots.
OSU still at #1 despite being 9 yards away from going to overtime against Indiana and their backup quarterback is overly generous.
Teams losing their #1 ranking despite a win is not uncommon. It even happened to us in 1977 after a ho-hum 14-7 win over Navy at the big house. That dropped us to #3. In 97, after Nebraska needed a miracle yet illegal kick to force overtime against an unranked Missouri team, they also dropped from #1 to #3.
Why does OSU still stay #1 after a 7 point win over Northern Illinois and yesterday's Indiana game. Because Urban Meyer poops rainbows?
|2 days 7 hours ago||Given the media's ability to||
Given the media's ability to constantly jack off to anything SEC related, the odds aren't good.
|2 days 7 hours ago||If they did go to Ann Abror,||
If they did go to Ann Abror, that would be a first. Every other time they have gone for the UM/MSU game, the game was always in East Lansing.
But if Florida/LSU is also playing that day, no way are they going to choose our game over that one.
|2 days 16 hours ago||And we're damn proud of it.||
And we're damn proud of it.
|2 days 16 hours ago||I don't know. Colorado lost||
I don't know. Colorado lost to Hawaii a few weeks back. I don't have much faith that they can hold off the Ducks too long.
|2 days 18 hours ago||Beautiful||
|2 days 18 hours ago||I missed it. How to Clemson score that third TD?||
I missed it. How to Clemson score that third TD?
|2 days 19 hours ago||This LSU/Eastern game might||
This LSU/Eastern game might be the most shocking game of the day.
|2 days 20 hours ago||UCLA finally wakes up.||
UCLA finally wakes up.
|2 days 20 hours ago||Nice!!! Keep it up,||
Nice!!! Keep it up, Clemson. Score 90 if you have to. Or 100.
Fuck Notre Dame.
|2 days 20 hours ago||I didn't think they were. In||
I didn't think they were. In the last three weeks, they barely avoided going to overtime against East Carolina, won just 14-9 over Kentucky and beat Tennessee by 1 point on a 4th down conversion and a wide right field goal by the Vols on the final play.
I thought they were going to lose big tonight.