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Old 10-08-2013, 01:08 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
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Today's games have served no purpose but to serve as background noise


Sadly 2013 has been a rather forgettable season overall
Not surprising coming from a fan of a 3-3 team.
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Old 10-08-2013, 01:12 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
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I don't think the alumni of "power house' schools go back to watch Miami beat Savannah St. 77-7, or Ohio st beat Florida A&M 76-0 There is no advantage to a divsion 1 power to be playing these schedules.
Yeah, because Appalachian State might embarrass a highly ranked Michigan team, right?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOF6-GScIGo
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Old 10-08-2013, 01:29 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
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I remember hearing Jackie Sherrill once talk about this when he was coaching at Texas A&M. The school had season after season of losing records, so the first thing he did was lighten the schedule. He said that if you play 10 games, 8 should be easy victories, and two should go either way. SO he started playing the two above mentioned schools and the alumni responded with "Uh...Wow...he gots us that there winnin' team uh huh " (For those how do not know, Texas A&M is the state Redneck school, a place where those with brains but the social graces of cowpokes can study subjects which would otherwise be laughed at in trailer parks across the state.)
Hmm.. interesting.

Harrier makes the educated guess that when you talk about "subjects which would otherwise be laughed at in trailer parks across the state" - that you refer to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the bolded for which the "A" in A&M stands.

Harrier attends a university here in California, Cal Poly Pomona, which has a strong agricultural college.

California, if you didn't know, is the agricultural powerhouse state in the U.S.A.

Whenever you eat a salad, the veggies contained therein likely were grown at a California farm.

You might want to explain yourself, especially if you think that Harrier's analysis is not accurate as to what message you meant to convey.

Also, Harrier has found that "cowpokes" have the best social graces of any demographic sub-group.

It would be interesting to learn what your experiences with such people have been like, especially since you seem to hold them in such stereotypical disdain.

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Old 10-26-2013, 07:24 AM
 
Location: Boone, NC
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Yeah, because Appalachian State might embarrass a highly ranked Michigan team, right?
Yeah, the good old days for App State. Now we're on the fast track to a 2-10 season, and probably won't win more than 3 games next year in the Sun Belt.
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