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re: I wonder what higher ups decided this
Posted by Thorny on 8/19 at 4:24 pm
Permanent and rotating rivals have been a part of the SEC schedule since at least the 70s. Until 1987, LSU played Florida, Kentucky, Alabama, Ole Miss and State every year, rotating Auburn, Georgia, Tennessee and Vandy in an 8 year, home-and-home basis for a 6 game league schedule. When the Ear...

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re: LSU drumline during offensive plays back in the day? When/why did it stop?
Posted by Thorny on 8/14 at 10:57 am
I was in the band in those days. The drums played on every play, not just passes. The drums playing during plays have been replaced with the 2nd and 3rd down cheers, which didn't exist until the 90s. GEAUX TIGERS...

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re: You can Estimate Somebody's Age w Just their Name
Posted by Thorny on 7/30 at 8:43 am
I once worked with a girl named "Aquarius". I was able to correctly guess that she was born in 1972. My name went from around #250 a decade before I was born to top 10 a couple of years after I was born. It's now back in the high 100s. GEAUX TIGERS...

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re: Wonder if ncaa considered going all wood bats like minors and big league?
Posted by Thorny on 4/15 at 10:21 am
Not all wood bats are the same--there's only so much good-bat-quality wood each year. The best bats go to the majors, the next best to the minors. A school that cares about baseball like LSU would get the third tier bats, but smaller schools would get stuck with even worse bats because of the ...

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re: Back to School for Les Miles--at Texas
Posted by Thorny on 4/11 at 9:38 am
[quote]Sure would have been a nice gesture to see the leader of the biggest brightest athletic program on campus give back to the smallest dullest athletic program on campus. We are only as strong as our weakest link.[/quote] Maybe, but it also could have been seen by the other members of that t...

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re: I'll admit it - I'm jealous of Auburn
Posted by Thorny on 3/18 at 5:23 pm
Pearl is a very good game coach, but obviously has ethical issues on the recruiting trail. We've seen coaches like this before get right at another school (Sutton & Calipari come to mind). He might be reformed, he might not be. Personally, I'm glad we don't have to deal with those types of issues...

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re: Vanderbilt pitcher windup question.
Posted by Thorny on 3/15 at 7:52 pm
Unless the NCAA rules are significantly different from MLB rules, a balk cannot be called with bases empty: [quote]Rule 8.01(b) Comment: With no runners on base, the pitcher is not required to come to a complete stop when using the Set Position. If, however, in the umpire?s judgment, a pitcher deli...

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re: Death of Toonces!
Posted by Thorny on 3/5 at 8:15 am
I still prefer the middle one of this comparison: [img]http://www.saturdaynightslant.com/images/stories/head_400x300c.jpg[/img] The original from the helmet and the new one just look like the gold and white are random. The older ones also create the appearance that the tiger is looking to the...

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re: LSU football- best a** whoopin we gave to an opponent this past decade.
Posted by Thorny on 2/25 at 10:33 am
Va Tech. If that game doesn't happen, Va Tech goes to the BCSNG instead of us. Back in the days when Spurrior was at Florida, I kept wondering when LSU would blow away a legitimately highly ranked opponent like the Gators seemed to do routinely (see the scores he routinely put on Tennessee.) Th...

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re: Did the big 12 not having a conference game affect LSU in 2011?
Posted by Thorny on 2/21 at 11:45 am
We lost the narrative from the very beginning, when all the stories of the GOTC focused on how Bama "beat us except for the missed field goals". So the opportunity for a rematch to "make things right" was always going to be there if no other undefeated team was available. The minute OSU missed th...

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re: the truth about Gluten...
Posted by Thorny on 2/18 at 10:47 am
I recommend "Wheat Belly" by Dr. William Davis. In essence, the wheat cultivated today isn't the same as the wheat of 50 years ago. The timing of the changes to the plant to make it more profitable correspond to increased obesity and diabetes. The changes in the plant itself means that it does ...

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re: University Club (LSU) golf membership cost
Posted by Thorny on 2/18 at 10:35 am
[quote]It's not just golf. Look at sporting events across the county. Most season tickets (for all sports) are no longer geared toward the middle class. Such things are becoming luxury items. I sure wish this was not the case.[/quote] I agree with this. Golf is the canary in the coal mine, but a...

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re: University Club (LSU) golf membership cost
Posted by Thorny on 2/18 at 10:02 am
I understand the desire for the rich to have their sanctuaries. However, golf had better figure out the proper business model to get average, middle-class people interested without breaking the bank, or it is doomed. Look at all of the closed country clubs around: Sherwood, Fairwood, etc. Th...

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re: Ncaa proposed rule change for no huddle
Posted by Thorny on 2/15 at 8:32 pm
[quote]It's not about the play itself per se, it's about neutralizing a tactic that limits player substitutions. By coming to the line, the HUNH is eliminating the ability to rotate players. Few teams are running plays in the 10 seconds discussed. Auburn for instance hurries to the line and then slo...

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re: Ncaa proposed rule change for no huddle
Posted by Thorny on 2/13 at 3:26 pm
I wonder if anyone proposing this rule remembers that there was a day when if you took a player out of the game he could only return once during that quarter. This meant that most players played both ways. Billy Cannon had to make the defensive stop (with starting QB Warren Rabb) to make his Hallo...

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re: Dale Brown v2.0
Posted by Thorny on 2/13 at 3:17 pm
I think Dale Brown was a much better XO guy than he will ever get credit for. From the middle of the 86 season until the end of the 88 season, the Tigers were one of the most ferocious defensive teams in the NCAA. This happened because of the infamous "Freak" defense. The key to it all was that...

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re: 15 How It’s Made GIFs
Posted by Thorny on 2/11 at 2:59 pm
Something is wrong with those glove making gifs. The thumb switches sides of the glove in the middle of the process. On the first, they enter the flame as left-handed and leave right-handed. One the other, they turn over left-handed, and then there is a frame where they instantly become right-han...

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re: Scout Ranks Greatests Seasons
Posted by Thorny on 1/16 at 8:23 am
The real difference on 1/9/12 was that the special teams and defense didn't change the game dramatically like they had all year. Prior to the game, the punt team had surrendered 6 yards the whole season on punt returns. That means Maze's first return gained seven times the number of yards we had...

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re: Point pulled from T-Bob thread: How much did 1/9/12 hurt future attendance?
Posted by Thorny on 1/9 at 9:00 am
Several factors have led to the current season of discontent among LSU fans, and 1/9/12 is the flashpoint for almost all of them. 1. Attending a game, whether home or away, requires a large commitment of time and money. If you are well entertained, it's worth it. Every game of the 11 season wa...

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re: Does anyone still get the LSU had to cheat to win crap?
Posted by Thorny on 1/8 at 9:03 am
Lots of whining on this thread. Those complaining about the HUNH offenses remind me of Bama fans around me droning their coach's latest theories. The HUNH is a strategy, with benefits (catching the defense off guard) and costs (reduced playbook). Faking injury is a strategy with benefits (givin...

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