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jrevonte
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Baton Rouge
Member since Sep 2011
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Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?

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rpg37
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Oxford, MS
Member since Sep 2008
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re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
Judging by their defense...I'd say no.


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c on z
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Baton Rouge, La.
Member since Mar 2009
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re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
Lulz.


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Jimbeaux28
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Baton Rouge
Member since Jun 2007
2616 posts

re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
What language are they tweeting in?


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GerryDiNardo
USA Fan
Bringing Back The Magic!
Member since Mar 2004
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re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
Just an FYI, Texas started calling themselves DBU a while ago. Doesn't hurt that they also had back-to-back Thorpe winners, the only other school ever to do so.

<InsertPosition>U is stupid because it's completely subjective, but arguing over who is first and/or acting like it's somehow "original" is pathetic.
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la_birdman
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Lake Charles
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re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
Are you serious? With their defense?


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jrevonte
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Sep 2011
1793 posts

re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
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Just an FYI, Texas started calling themselves DBU a while ago. Doesn't hurt that they also had back-to-back Thorpe winners, the only other school ever to do so. <InsertPosition>U is stupid because it's completely subjective, but arguing over who is first and/or acting like it's somehow "original" is pathetic.


GerryDinardo this is a tongue in cheek post... however, I personally thought LSU held the DBU title because not only did our DBs win the Jim Thorpe Award for outstanding DB of the year in 2010 and 2011 but they also won the Chuck Bednarik Award for Defensive Player of the Year...that fact alone takes the "Who owns DBU" discussion out of the subjective and places it into the Objective...

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GarmischTiger
LSU Fan
Lost Coast (Humboldt)
Member since Mar 2007
5537 posts

re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
This is one of those titles / compliments that must be bestowed by others and not claimed by the aspirant to have any legitimacy at all.

And I agree - the notion of Anything-U is patter.


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TigerStripes30
LSU Fan
Member since Dec 2011
3297 posts

re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
i saw a pro game where some one from texas said DBU when saying where they are from and then said the school...he is someone that ive never heard about and he said that i


coldhotwings
Temple Fan
Mississippi
Member since Jan 2008
6488 posts

re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
Mack Brown couldn't even correctly evaluate the talent in his own state. They went into DeSota HS and grabbed the wrong CB. Jalen Mills ended up at LSU and is now freshman all-SEC and freshman all-American according to some media outlets.


kmcmah1
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, La.
Member since Mar 2009
748 posts

re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
The kid they took, Bryson Echols, isn't a scrub though. I don't believe he's as good as Mills, but they also didn't have a pressing need to start a freshman in their secondary.


coldhotwings
Temple Fan
Mississippi
Member since Jan 2008
6488 posts

re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
Mills was never going to red-shirt even before Mathieu got kicked off the team. David Jenkins and Ronnie Vinson both transferred after he passed them up on the depth chart.


LSUbase13
South Carolina Fan
Charleston, SC
Member since Mar 2008
11074 posts

re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
After the last four games of the season, I'd say it is up for grabs.


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Txsbigeasy1
Texas Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2011
284 posts

re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
Texas has the most Dbacks starting on nfl rosters than any other university. As of the last 5-6 years LSU has been catching up. The DBU moniker was bestowed on UT in the early 2000's. Akina puts a lot of them in the nfl. LSU has proven that it is a place for elite Dbacks to go! Texas D is struggling, hopefully we can right the ship! I hope that LSU can keep up its winning ways! Would love to see a Texas-LSU matchup in the next few years.


kmcmah1
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, La.
Member since Mar 2009
748 posts

re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
I was really hoping for an LSU/Texas matchup this bowl season to be honest. Texas would have showed up to play for a game as big as that, regardless of the real importance of the game.


Txsbigeasy1
Texas Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2011
284 posts

re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
I agree! I might have not liked the outcome,! lol.. but a good matchup nonetheless


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coldhotwings
Temple Fan
Mississippi
Member since Jan 2008
6488 posts

re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
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Would love to see a Texas-LSU matchup in the next few years.


That would only happen if Texas drops the LHN and joins the SEC. Deloss Dodds cannot pull the academic card anymore. SEC is now better than B12 in that category as well. Not that it was a valid excuse in the first place.


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relapse98
Texas A&M Fan
Member since Dec 2010
2018 posts

re: Are the TEXAS LONGHORNS trying to steal DBU?
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Texas would have showed up to play for a game as big as that, regardless of the real importance of the game.


10/13/2012.


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