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tigerpimpbot
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He's changed his mind on this. I guess having this many people mock you and call for your job will cause a man to look for a scapegoat though.



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TigersOfGeauxld
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
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I gotta be honest -- they probably deserve a trip this year more than Purdue or Minnesota do. (ignoring all the contractual conference tie-ins)


Georgia Tech is 6-7 and in a bowl. That's the real crock.


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Sophandros
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
As I said on the other thread:

He's like a guy who turns in his notice today because he had a phone interview yesterday.


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TigerBait2008
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we felt the natural progression was to play on New Years Day."




If you play a shite schedule and lose 3 of them, why the hell would this be the progression?


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Sophandros
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
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Yes, lot of blame to go around... Northern Illinois Indy Bowl Cotton Bowl Liberty Bowl Gremlins Murphy's Law That's about it.


You forgot one:

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Microtiger
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
I'm just glad Iowa state made it in somewhere after getting knocked down...whew

But a rematch against Tulsa, who we already beat this year? Yawn.


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teke184
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
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You'd have to talk to the Liberty Bowl about their selection."




He's changed his mind on this. I guess having this many people mock you and call for your job will cause a man to look for a scapegoat though.


He better watch out. Tech can re-hire little Dooley to do his job and Dykes' job if Dykes leaves for greener pastures.


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TigerintheNO
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
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Is it possible that La Tech could lose money on a trip to the Independence Bowl?


No


DawgyDog
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
FYI, about the bowl payouts.... The way the WAC is set up, a bowl team is given about $300,000 for a bowl apearance with the remainder of the payout going to the conference. A WAC bowl (outside of BCS) results in the team being paid that amount no matter what the bowl pays. Sorry rule, but it is the WAC.


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T1
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
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Y'all went 9-3 and fricking 3rd in the god awful WAC


You do realize the 1st and 2nd place teams are in the Top 28 right?


ptra
LSU Fan
Member since Nov 2006
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
The problem with the Heart of Dallas bowl is they have tie ins with Big 10 and Big 12. There were enough teams from both conferences qualified even if OU went to BCS so Tech was never in the picture for that game.


Dr RC
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
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The problem with the Heart of Dallas bowl is they have tie ins with Big 10 and Big 12. There were enough teams from both conferences qualified even if OU went to BCS so Tech was never in the picture for that game.


which makes BVDVs reasoning sound all the more foolish.

the guy clearly doesnt follow CFB close enough to know how things work.


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T1
Louisiana Tech Fan
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Member since Dec 2006
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
We were hearing the HOD wanted to trade Iowa St to Liberty for Tech.


Dr RC
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
is that from your AD? His word is very suspect right now.
This post was edited on 12/3 at 2:08 pm


DawgyDog
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
Earlier today, on Timmy B, VanDarthVader said that he, the WAC and C-USA officials had recieved "verbal assurances" from the Liberty Bowl that they were going to take Tech "no matter what happened in the games Saturday". He said Tech based thier decision on that then the Liberty Bowl backed out and by then the IBowl was booked.


Dr RC
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Dallas
Member since Aug 2011
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
wouldn't CUSA then come out and back him on this?

if they were going to get taken no matter what why was an official invite never given?

if the Liberty didn't give Tech an invite then and there it seems pretty obvious they were waiting to get something else.
This post was edited on 12/3 at 2:12 pm


hg
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
Teh frick is a top 28?

Congrats on the bowl


T1
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
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is that from your AD? His word is very suspect right now


He never communicated anything with us the whole time. We were just pretty much reading tweets.

We didn't think they would send Iowa St to the Liberty because they had already played Tulsa this year. So the Liberty Bowl would need a team. But then NIU got the invite to the Orange Bowl and it pushed Iowa St to the Liberty anyway.


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T1
Louisiana Tech Fan
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
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Teh frick is a top 28?


You seriously don't know?


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Dr RC
Texas A&M Fan
Dallas
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re: LA Tech AD Speaks
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You do realize the 1st and 2nd place teams are in the Top 28 right?


while Utah State and San Jose State are solid this year, the rest of the WAC is hot garbage.



and please dont try to pimp UTSA's 8-4 record.





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