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02/25/2017 - 9:32pm Congrats on the kid, Ace

Congrats on the kid, Ace

01/09/2017 - 7:24pm Hold me, TomVH

BUCKLE UP

11/17/2014 - 8:05pm This should

This should work...

http://wiz1.net/channel22

10/22/2014 - 6:44pm What happened to your old

What happened to your old account? Didn't you used to be Hobbes (or just have a Hobbes avatar)?

09/06/2014 - 12:48am This is a terrible idea, but

This is a terrible idea, but I wholeheartedly support your venture.

08/31/2014 - 12:52am Oof. A few beers in and

Oof. A few beers in and didn't logic through that one.

08/30/2014 - 10:54pm Any chance you're planning on

Any chance you're planning on getting a torrent up this quickly against ND? It's looking like I'm going to have to go with a media blackout, and I don't have a DVR.

08/30/2014 - 6:49am Cocaine is a hell of a drug

Cocaine is a hell of a drug

08/09/2014 - 7:14pm The last sentence was for

The last sentence was for you, Lord Grantham

08/09/2014 - 11:22am Five dollars says DB will

Five dollars says DB will suddenly have the bright idea of Taco Tuesday to help ticket sales.

07/22/2014 - 10:51am Also for the Westsiders: if

Also for the Westsiders: if you're into folk, go see The Crane Wives at Founders on Saturday

07/11/2014 - 7:53pm Ah yes, time to enjoy a night

Ah yes, time to enjoy a night on the porch with a Big Red Coq or two.

06/26/2014 - 3:20pm Look at it this way: we

Look at it this way: we played better against Germany than Portugal did. Both teams beat Ghana by the same score, and the two teams tied each other. By actually having a vaguely competitive game against the best team in the group we've proved we are the second best team in the group.

06/21/2014 - 5:41pm If anyone was still wondering

06/12/2014 - 7:05pm The best pie you have ever

The best pie you have ever tasted, my lords. Wash it down with Arbor gold and savor every bite. I know I shall.

03/15/2014 - 5:07pm Citing a decade old result,

Citing a decade old result, no less

02/25/2014 - 9:32pm I don't think it's any big

I don't think it's any big secret that he's Ghost of X. Especially considering how reactionary he is when the teams aren't doing so well...

01/27/2014 - 1:23pm The Beliebers going after

The Beliebers going after Chantel was one of the funniest things I saw this past weekend.

01/26/2014 - 1:46am Shoutout to anyone who

Shoutout to anyone who enjoyed Lasers.

 

So, yeah, nobody.

01/25/2014 - 10:06am The Big 12 might argue

The Big 12 might argue against your assertion that the B1G is the best basketball conference.

01/20/2014 - 12:55pm Frand McCaffery
01/18/2014 - 6:12pm If that one fails, here's

If that one fails, here's another:

http://serioussportstv.net/espn.php

01/17/2014 - 2:28pm Likely, and this also could

Likely, and this also could be seen as a indication that things aren't looking well with Jones.

01/03/2014 - 9:30am That's Pusha, but I'll allow

That's Pusha, but I'll allow it.

12/11/2013 - 4:29pm Free at last. Free at last.

Free at last. Free at last. Thank God Almighty. Free at last.

12/11/2013 - 4:25pm Awwww yis, you know what to do

10/07/2013 - 5:59pm Heiko doesn't tend to ask

Heiko doesn't tend to ask Hoke questions. He generally asks questions in the coordinator press conferences about specifics, usually with the intent on helping Brian have an explanation for something he is seeing while doing the UFR.

10/07/2013 - 5:56pm Potentially.

Potentially.

09/22/2013 - 8:08am I don't think you know what

I don't think you know what "free" means.

09/15/2013 - 10:43pm Wonder what Lewan's

Wonder what Lewan's punishment for swearing will be.

09/13/2013 - 10:44am Sometimes we practically

Sometimes we practically write jokes for our rivals, and quite frankly I don't care. Donuts are awesome and Hoke is chubby.

09/07/2013 - 5:14pm I feel like I've read this

I feel like I've read this before. Did you ask this earlier today on reddit?

09/06/2013 - 8:25am Jimmies were rustled.

Jimmies were rustled.

08/31/2013 - 9:19pm If the heat was the main

If the heat was the main issue that problem will solve itself in about a month.

08/25/2013 - 10:54pm When it died.

When it died.

08/22/2013 - 2:34pm Fuck it, Desmond Morgan

Fuck it, Desmond Morgan played QB in high school, didn't he?

08/20/2013 - 9:24am Touch the Banner with the

Touch the Banner with the shout out. You really out there, Magnus.

08/19/2013 - 10:06am Also the last paragraph is an

Also the last paragraph is an effective tl;dr

08/18/2013 - 7:55pm Oh, I fully agree. No need to

Oh, I fully agree. No need to put down that pitchfork just yet.

08/18/2013 - 7:42pm Comment from

Comment from reddit http://www.reddit.com/r/CFB/comments/1kltcy/ncaa_to_marine_of_course_you_cant_play_at_mtsu/ :

Former NCAA compliance officer here. Thought I'd explain where this ruling is coming from and why his waiver will be granted.

First, from the article: "...graduated from Antioch High School in 2007, worked at the Nissan plant in Smyrna for a year and then joined the Marine Corps in August 2008..." This one small part of a tiny paragraph to give background on the player is actually the crux of the NCAA's ruling. It has NOTHING to do with his intramural activity and even less to do with his service to our country.

The rule in question is Bylaw in question is 14.2.3.2.1, which I will summarize for you because it is lengthy: A student must enroll at an institution within 1 year after graduating high school. The legislative intent of this rule is to prevent unfair competition by having guys out there that purposefully wait to enroll to gain muscle/age/ability. Think about the size that many student-athletes realize in their first year of football and imagine if they took a year on a regimented training program and still maintained eligibility.

Now, you say, "Hold on a second, smart guy! What about guys like Brandon Weeden, Russell Wilson, Chris Weinke or Ben Olson?" Well, the NCAA has exceptions that allow for kids to follow certain paths in life prior to competition in a specific sport. Most of us have heard of those first 3 names (they all played minor league baseball), but the 4th is the best example of this exception. Ben Olson, if you may remember, was a top QB recruit that decided to go on his mission after starting his career at BYU. Normally, this would halt the 5-year "ticking clock" rule for eligibility. Surprise! The NCAA exempts time spent on religious missions, foreign aid services, and military armed services. To prove I'm not lying...

"14.2.1.2 Service Exceptions to the Five-Year Rule: Time spent in the armed services, on official religious missions or with recognized foreign aid services of the U.S. government is excepted from the application of the five-year rule."

As a side note before we move forward, it's important to note that intramural sports are never counted towards eligibility. The NCAA sees those as purely recreational unless you doctor them somehow to replicate time in season or profit off the activities.

Pulling this altogether, if you made it this far, we get that the reason Mr. Rhodes is required to sit a year is because he waited over a year to join the Marines. Let's say he graduated in May of 2007. That means from May 2008 - August 2008 his clock started to tick. It's clearly unfortunate and the NCAA will surely remedy the situation with MTSU, but I figured I would at least attempt to explain what was going on better than the article did.

Bottom line: yes, the NCAA has flaws, but it also has purpose behind them. They aren't fair in many cases. The application of many rules are to prevent an unfair playing field. I'm not saying that I necessarily agree with all the NCAA has put forth. I just apply the laws as they're written and intended. Mr. Rhodes will get his eligibility and his justice.

08/15/2013 - 7:25pm T shirt or polo because I'm

T shirt or polo because I'm an adult.

08/14/2013 - 11:38am The future is now, my friend.

The future is now, my friend.

08/13/2013 - 11:51am Are you talking the edited or

Are you talking the edited or unedited version?

08/02/2013 - 9:31pm Oh, all you with your classy

Oh, all you with your classy craft beers. I'm drinking champagne tonight, and by champagne I mean High Life.

08/01/2013 - 2:31pm In Denard's defense, Sunshine

In Denard's defense, Sunshine could throw the ball for miles but had difficulties pitching as well.

07/31/2013 - 11:16am This is the first time I've

This is the first time I've seen this one. Good stuff, you crazy viking.

07/29/2013 - 11:00pm If you have a problem with

If you have a problem with Waka Flocka Flame then you have a problem with me.

07/29/2013 - 9:26pm gesundheit.

gesundheit.

07/29/2013 - 2:10pm He doesn't get tackled often,

He doesn't get tackled often, does he?

07/11/2013 - 12:12pm Part II: let's just all vote

Part II: let's just all vote for The Horror and bask in our misery.