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ProjectP2294
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS

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I'm gonna go with once.


And what a year to frick LSU fans, too.


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H-Town Tiger
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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Don't think ESPN didn't have some influence on putting a marquee game on Thanksgiving night too. They don't want the Egg bowl there that's for sure


They have Texas who is playing a Thanksgiving Night game every year and the NFL is playing a game at the same time. It will be a ratings grave yard, much worse I'd bet than Black Friday at 1, when its the only game on.
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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It will be a ratings grave yard, much worse I'd bet than Black Friday at 1, when its the only game on.


It's wayyyy worse. Someone pulled the ratings a while back and the LSU-Arky 130 game stomped the Thanksgiving night college game.


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TJG210
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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per the Aggies’ wishes


This is the part that gets me. Well it's our fricking wishes that we play SEC games at night, but those a-holes sure don't bend over backwards to accommodate us.


H-Town Tiger
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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Happened to SC a couple of years ago I believe.


I stand corrected. However, USCe was 8-4 coming out of the SEC CG and tied for 5th best record in the SEC. 2005 LSU was 10-2 and tie for the BEST record in the SEC. 2005 LSU beat : Alabama, Auburn and Florida and had a better record that all 3, but all 3 got better bowls.


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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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Posted by Choupique19 You think they would do this to Bama?
You're implying that playing on Thanksgiving or a non-Saturday is inherently bad. It isn't. So I have no reason to care if they'd do this to a school you're obsessed with.
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Hint: they tried to move them to Friday but Saban vetoed it.
Doesn't matter.


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MOT
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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It will be a ratings grave yard, much worse I'd bet than Black Friday at 1, when its the only game on

It has never been the only game on Black Friday.

Again, Saturday is obviously preferred....but just from an exposure perspective Thanksgiving night is much better than Friday afternoon imo.


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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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beat : Alabama, Auburn and Florida

Without a bye week all season.


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ballscaster
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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2005: 10-1 regular season..Peach Bowl 2012: bridge schedule gives LSU two top 10 Eastern opponents 2012: 10-2 #7 ranked LSU falls behind 2 teams ranked lower and that LSU beat...Peach Bowl 2013: bridge schedule gives LSU two top 10 Eastern opponents 2014: Thanksgiving Night?
Nobody did anything wrong to LSU. Quit being a narcissist.


ProjectP2294
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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just from an exposure perspective Thanksgiving night is much better than Friday afternoon imo.

The numbers don't back you up on this one.


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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
If this is really about how they want to keep tradition then the game should be played at a "neutral" site in Houston. Since they played Texas at the Cotton Bowl.


Adam4LSU
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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Charles Hanagriff is going to be livid when he hears this.


charles hanagriff will be livid even if he doesn't hear this. What a miserable frick he is


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H-Town Tiger
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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Nobody did anything wrong to LSU. Quit being a narcissist.


It's not a grand conspiracy or as bad as he is making it, but to say LSU hasn't been given the short end of the stick is being dishonest.



MOT
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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The numbers don't back you up on this one.

What were they? I didn't see them.


ProjectP2294
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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What were they? I didn't see them.



They were posted months ago. I remember them because they surprised me so much. LSU-Arky got like 3 points higher than the Thanksgiving night game.


TheDoc
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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Nobody did anything wrong to LSU. Quit being a narcissist.


Actually yes, LSU was fricked in 2005 by the SEC.

Beat Florid, Auburn, Bama in the same year with a loss in OT to Tennessee.

Beaten by a Georgia squad after having no bye week and get sent to the peach bowl.

That was the most insult to injury post season bull shite I've ever seen.


ballscaster
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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It's not a grand conspiracy or as bad as he is making it, but to say LSU hasn't been given the short end of the stick is being dishonest.
Does LSU get fewer votes than the others?


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H-Town Tiger
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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If this is really about how they want to keep tradition then the game should be played at a "neutral" site in Houston. Since they played Texas at the Cotton Bowl.


:facepalm:


TheDoc
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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Thanksgiving night is much better than Friday afternoon imo.


Right, competing with the NFL

The ratings disagree with your statement


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10888bge
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re: looks like we play @ aTm on Thanksgiving in '14, UK in TS
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The SEC schedule will be for 2014 only. The SEC is still working on creating a long-term scheduling format, which means LSU may not necessarily play Kentucky in 2015.

Further proof idiots are making the schedule


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