| Fark Board|| Towson 911 - Stagg8 on 10/1/12 at 11:32 am|
After the Towson/LSU game, I couldn't help wondering how Jim Dangle had so quickly transitioned into coaching at the college level.
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Unicorn Ice Hockey - Stagg8 on 5/20/12 at 6:08 pm|
My favorite fantasy sport....
| More Sports Board|| Braves @ Cardinals : Sunday Game Thread - Stagg8 on 5/13/12 at 1:17 pm|
Official "avoid the sweep" day. Berkman back in the starting lineup and Lynn on the hill....
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Ronnie Feist - LB/DE? - Stagg8 on 2/2/12 at 11:15 am|
I find myself wondering if the Torshiro Davis switcharoo will directly affect Ronnie Feist. Does he now project to DE?
Feist played on the line in high shool and was projected to fit at LB at LSU. However, with Alexander, Jones, Phillips, Louis, and Granier in the fold, does Feist now get a loo...
| Fark Board|| Consuela, the maid, in gif form - Stagg8 on 2/1/12 at 5:14 pm|
This is my first gif, so take it easy on me, but I figured this pretty much sums up my general reaction to a large number of posts. :lol:
| Food and Drink Board|| Worst company slogan? - Stagg8 on 12/8/11 at 9:37 am|
Just passed by a taco truck on the way to work this morning (didn't catch the company name). The company slogan was...
"Delicious in any Direction!"
Seriously? Can anyone think of anything worse?...
| More Sports Board|| NLCS Game 6: Cardinals @ Brewers - Stagg8 on 10/16/11 at 6:45 pm|
First pitch in under 20 minutes.
Edwin Jackson vs Shaun Marcum
Could be a very high-scoring game, and I doubt either starter goes 6....
| More Sports Board|| Philadelphia @ Washington - Stagg8 on 10/16/11 at 12:17 pm|
Damn you FOX for not having San Fran / Detroit as the national game!
This game is going to be ugly. Over/under 6.5 turnovers?...
| Tiger Rant|| This Year's Defensive Mindset - Stagg8 on 10/16/11 at 9:53 am|
I've been calling this year's defense "the Asylum."
These guys play like they've just broken out of a damn insane asylum... especially Mathieu and Montgomery. This is the most intense D certainly since the '06 LSU/Auburn game. It's a lot of fun to watch. There's still room to improve (which is...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Travin Dural is highly under-rated. - Stagg8 on 9/15/11 at 3:16 pm|
I'm posting from my phone, otherwise I'd link his videos, but...
The more I watch this guy, the more I think he should be a mid-upper 4*. Great frame. Very good hands. Also, it's gone overlooked, but the kid has near-elite straight-line speed once he gets going. He doesn't shy away from conta...
| More Sports Board|| Give student athletes low interest personal loans? - Stagg8 on 8/18/11 at 8:49 am|
One of the only ways I can think to "solve" the problem in a manner in which the NCAA would be happy is to give athletes the option of taking out personal loans during the semesters in which they're playing a collegiate sport. The responsibility would become the athlete's to (a) get a degree and a ...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| True or False? - Stagg8 on 2/4/11 at 9:12 am|
A classic type thread we do on the board that shall not be named. Pose a true/false question. Someone should answer the question, explain their answer, and pose a true/false question of their own. This may fail miserably, but here we go...
True or False: Odell Beckham, Jr. plays wide receiver...
| SEC Rant|| Worst citizens in SEC history. - Stagg8 on 1/30/11 at 12:49 pm|
We all know athletes can get special treatment, and by default, the best athletes get the best treatment. What athlete in the history of your favorite SEC program was given the most lifelines in respect to their criminal/deliquent behavior?...
| Movie/TV Board|| Sherlock - Stagg8 on 1/17/11 at 7:20 pm|
Recent series on BBC. I'm sure it's been talked about, but for those that have not seen it, I highly recommend it. The first season was 3, 90 minute episodes. It's a modern take on the Sir ACD stories (the "Jim" character from the British "The Office" is Dr. Watson).
Good stories... really nic...
| Tiger Rant|| Is this the fan consensus on coaching situation? - Stagg8 on 11/28/10 at 3:06 pm|
Is this how most posters feel concerning the 2011 coaching situation?
1.). Crowton needs to find a new job. Regardless of whether offensive woes are due to ineptitude or handcuffing of the offensive scheme by Miles, after three mediocre years, a change is necessary.
2.). Miles is the man for ...
| More Sports Board|| Cardinals @ Brewers - Stagg8 on 4/10/10 at 3:23 pm|
Jaime Garcia is pitching well in his first start of the year. Given up 1 hit, 1 BB, and 5 K's through 4 innings. Also just drew a walk at the plate to extend an inning....
| LSU Recruiting Board|| What is Brandon Worle so angry about? - Stagg8 on 2/6/10 at 11:49 am|
I think everyone's familiar with this kid's film. The guy is an absolute beast. His highlight film is like the offensive equivalent of Craig Loston's highlight reel last season. He's a real-life version of the Waterboy. So my question stands... what is Brandon Worle so angry about?
My guess: ...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| What position do the class of 2010 "tweeners" end up playing? - Stagg8 on 2/6/10 at 10:41 am|
Just curious where you guys think the coaches will place some of the tweeners from this class in comparison to where you think they best project for need/production. I'll start off with a few.
Coaches play him at: SDE
I'd like to see him at: DT
I know one of the reasons h...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Should LSU even recruit slot receivers as a "need"? - Stagg8 on 1/23/10 at 12:14 pm|
For those that know me, you'll understand that this is not a flame but an honest question / assessment.
In recent years, we've routinely recruited slot guys as if they fill a position of need. Guys like Jared Mitchell, Chris Mitchell, Ricky Dixon, John Williams, and Chris Tolliver come to mind. ...
| More Sports Board|| If Crabtree does sit out this season... - Stagg8 on 9/14/09 at 3:02 pm|
... does he actually improve his chances of making money down the road?
First, he's not making any money this year. He's also the property of the 49ers until draft day so he won't be able to work-out for any teams. He didn't run at the combine last season and fell to pick 10. Will he really ma...
| Tiger Rant|| Linebacker Play - Stagg8 on 9/13/09 at 11:53 am|
Can we all agree that linebacker play has improved tremendously compared to last season?
Sheppard had a great game last night. Coleman has been one of the real bright spots over the first two weeks. Riley and Cutrera have both been solid. I'd like to see Baker get some reps at WLB (at least in...
| Tiger Rant|| Assess LSU's Talent with a Meaningless Exercise... - Stagg8 on 9/11/09 at 12:05 pm|
Make a team up strictly of non-starters at LSU, pick an arbitrary conference, and predict their finish in that conference (or just pick this team's finish in another conference)...
QB: Jarrett Lee
FB: Dominique Allen
TB: Keiland Williams
TE: DeAngelo Peterson
| Tiger Rant|| Dummy Audibles - Stagg8 on 9/7/09 at 7:57 am|
I realize it's a little early in the morning to parce football fundamentals. Overall I was extremely impressed with how Jordan Jefferson played on Saturday night, but I was disappointed in (and this falls on the coaching staff) the lack of dummy audibles. On multiple occasions, play changes were o...
| Tiger Rant|| True or False - Stagg8 on 9/6/09 at 2:03 pm|
LSU has the potential to have the scariest 3-WR set in the nation by year's end with LaFell, Toliver, and Randle?
ETA: I know this requires forecasting Randle's production....
| Tiger Rant|| Washington RT Consistently Offsides - Stagg8 on 9/6/09 at 1:18 pm|
Was I the only one that noticed that the last couple of drives, UW's RT was constantly getting a head-start into his back peddle before the snap? I'm sure the refs were of the "let them play" mentality, but I just wanted to make sure I wasn't goig crazy.
Oh... and LSU certainly got the benefit o...
| More Sports Board|| Expansion of MSB Top 25? - Stagg8 on 9/3/09 at 11:55 am|
Should the MSB put out its own postseason college football awards? Where a non-QB Heisman trophy recipient could be a real possibility....
| Tiger Rant|| Return Specialist - Stagg8 on 9/2/09 at 1:52 pm|
My one frustration with LSU over the course of the last few years has been that unlike other teams (OU and Florida come to mind), LSU refuses to use young talent as (ETA: kick/punt) return specialists. Yes, Trindon has been a kick returner since his greyshirt-freshman year, but punt returner is a r...
| More Sports Board|| Gender test required for South African runner - Stagg8 on 8/19/09 at 11:24 am|
| More Sports Board|| Cubs vs. Cardinals - Wednesday 20 May 2009 (7:15 PM ESPN) - Stagg8 on 5/20/09 at 6:24 pm|
Carpenter is back, and it'll be interesting to see how long Glass Joe lasts. I'm only optimistic because it was a ribcage injury.
The next couple of weeks with Carpenter back and the outfield getting healthy again will go a long way in giving Cards fans a clue as to whether they'll actually be c...
| More Sports Board|| Cards vs Reds - Sunday - Stagg8 on 5/10/09 at 1:46 pm|
Got a close one going in Cinci. Pujols just went deep to give Cards a 5-4 lead in the top of the 5th.
ETA: Dammit :reddman:...