| SEC Rant|| Mardi Gras in Mobile lampoons Bama, Auburn football - BrerTiger on 3/4/14 at 6:03 pm|
Not sorry if Germans.
| SEC Rant|| Sickel cell trait and sports: Is the NCAA a Hematologist? - BrerTiger on 2/21/14 at 3:20 pm|
In case anyone is interested in what actual practitioners of science and medicine have to say.
Opinion piece written by the President of the American Society of Hematology (ASH):
[quote]In 2006, Dale Lloyd Jr., a 19-year-old freshman at Rice University who played defensive back, died one day a...
| SEC Rant|| What does science say about injuries due to HUNH??? - BrerTiger on 2/13/14 at 7:14 pm|
[quote]Count University of Arizona head athletic trainer Randy Cohen among the skeptics about the NCAA Football Rules Committee's proposal to slow down hurry-up offenses in the name of safety.
"If you want to do it for a competitive advantage, then come out and say you're doing it for a competiti...
| SEC Rant|| Bert's lobbying for 10 second rule "played to perfection" - BrerTiger on 2/13/14 at 1:16 pm|
So sayeth Zach Barnett.
Thought it was an interesting read...
[quote]House of Cards is one of my favorite shows. I think it's amazing television.
For those of you who haven't seen it (and considering it airs exclusively on Netflix, that's the vast majority of you) here's House of Cards in a...
| SEC Recruiting|| Big Six dominating National Signing Day - BrerTiger on 2/5/14 at 11:51 am|
Saw this on my Twitter feed just now...
| Help Board|| Check in here if you agree check in threads suck balls - BrerTiger on 1/19/14 at 9:44 pm|
4 of them on the 1st page right now.
| SEC Rant|| Spurrier at Florida vs. Saban at Bama - BrerTiger on 1/15/14 at 1:00 pm|
For years, I've thought that what Spurrier did at Florida (averaging only one conference loss per year over 12 years) was off the charts but I'm starting to second guess that.
Let's review the stats:
Spurrier was 87-12 in conference regular season games (one loss per year times 12 years) seaso...
| Help Board|| Please give antibarner access to the Bama Board - BrerTiger on 1/14/14 at 3:41 pm|
I think he has more than earned the right to post there.
Admins are the greatest.
| Off-Topic Board|| Fishing for a good place to eat in Mobile - BrerTiger on 1/11/14 at 12:14 pm|
Friend of mine is headed down to Mobile to run the marathon tomorrow.
Any recommendations for where to eat dinner in Mobile?
Only restaurant in Mobile I recall eating at (name totally escapes me) was a Joe's Crab Shack type seafood restaurant that had these awesome paper place mats that gave a...
| O-T Lounge|| Pimp suing Nike for lack of warning on Jordans he used to beat deadbeat john - BrerTiger on 1/10/14 at 5:03 pm|
[quote] 26-year-old Portland pimp has filed a $100 million lawsuit against Nike, claiming the shoe manufacturer is partially responsible for a brutal beating that helped net him a 100-year prison sentence.
[b]Sirgiorgiro Clardy claims Nike should have placed a label in his Jordan shoes warning co...
| SEC Rant|| ESPN: The decline is real - BrerTiger on 12/17/13 at 8:55 am|
In the last three seasons, LSU’s 10 victories over teams that finished in the top 25 of the final BCS standings are the most nationally. Alabama, South Carolina and Stanford each have nine wins over the last three seasons. [/quote]
Auburn and Tre Mason went 4-1 against BCS top-2...
| Help Board|| Chicken, can I haz access to the LSU team board? - BrerTiger on 12/17/13 at 12:15 am|
Also, can you please clean up the troll threads on the Coaching Changes Board?
[link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/mobile/rant/display.aspx?sp=47000065&s=2&p=47000065#47000065)]Cleanup on aisle 9[/link]
Thanks in advance. This is the best site on the Interwebz.
| Coaching Changes|| Aggies: Which Texas hire would scare you most? - BrerTiger on 12/15/13 at 4:16 pm|
For example, clearly Nick Saban to Bama was the worst nightmare hire for LSU fans.
Who scares y'all most as next coach at Texas?
Art Briles? Seems like he would do the most damage recruiting wise. If Texas can get him, I don't see anyone better out there. What he's done at Baylor is off the...
| SEC Rant|| Florida State's impressive bowl history vs. Auburn's "magic" - BrerTiger on 12/13/13 at 4:01 pm|
Longest bowl streak in the nation and it isn't even close. During that streak their bowl record is 23-7-1, including 5-0 in the last five.
FSU's BCS record is atrocious at 2-5. Record against the SEC in BCS Era is 1-3 (way to go, Carolina).
I want Auburn to win but FSU seems the most likely ...
| SEC Rant|| Dan Mullen wants Rice to know he has a fever - BrerTiger on 12/13/13 at 1:29 pm|
[quote]David Bailiff called them noisemakers. Dan Mullen rebutted, defining them as instruments. Either way Mississippi State’s cowbell tradition infiltrated the Liberty Bowl press conference Thursday in Memphis.
“Well they’re actually instruments,” Mullen said. “[b]Will Ferrell had that proven. ...
| SEC Rant|| Jeremy Hill tells OBJ: "Stay next year win a national championship" - BrerTiger on 12/12/13 at 2:56 pm|
Well, it beats talking about Sabanpalozza.
| SEC Rant|| Screw "The Process", give me passion, passion, passion - BrerTiger on 12/7/13 at 12:39 pm|
Yeah, I'm drunk, but hear me out.
If recruits want to be joyless robots schooled in the process, they know what school to go to.
That's not what LSU is all about. It never was and never will be. Sure, we teach the fundamentals but LSU is all about passion, passion, passion. The Honey Badger...
| More Sports Board|| The Complete Jameis Winston Police Report - BrerTiger on 12/5/13 at 4:02 pm|
How is this not already stickied?
[quote]For those of you interested in seeing the complete case file on the Jameis Winston sexual assault allegations, it’s been uploaded HERE. The file co...
| SEC Rant|| Is it too soon to christen Saban "Mr. November"? - BrerTiger on 12/4/13 at 10:25 pm|
Maybe we can raise funds for a billboard or something?
I want to see the man get his due respect....
| SEC Rant|| Not one team that A&M or Mizzou beat is currently ranked - BrerTiger on 11/27/13 at 5:04 pm|
And after Mizzou drops A&M from the polls this weekend, that will still be true.
The Aggies are 0-3 against the Big Six this year so that's no great shock.
The depth of the decline of the SEC lEast is off the charts this year. Mizzou just strolled in and won 6 conference games (soon to be 7) ...
| SEC Rant|| What's wrong with South Carolina this year? - BrerTiger on 11/1/13 at 11:59 am|
Is Spurrier getting too old?
Seriously, why all the close games against lesser opponents?
Barely beating Vandy and Kentucky?
Damned near lost to UCF.
Needed a huge 4th quarter comeback and OT to beat Mizzou.
Letting Tennessee hang around long enough to pull off the upset?
| SEC Rant|| LSU reserve CB arrested for simple battery, suspended indefinitely - BrerTiger on 10/31/13 at 7:11 pm|
Guess we better just air this dirty laundry and get this out of the way...
[quote]LSU reserve cornerback Kavahra Holmes was arrested by campus police last week for simple battery in relation to a fight near a campus dining hall, LSU police said. Holmes is the second LSU player arrested in the pas...
| SEC Rant|| Which SEC teams have the most volatile fanbase? - BrerTiger on 10/31/13 at 3:22 pm|
[quote]The methodology for our study was straightforward. We considered all of the regular season games from 2012 and the first five weeks of the 2013 season. For each game, we recorded who won the game, and we collected football-related tweets from all of the SEC college towns for one, two, and t...
| SEC Rant|| Unrequited hatred levels in rivalries around the SEC - BrerTiger on 10/4/13 at 1:18 pm|
A few years back, Sports Illustrated did a pretty extensive fan survey that polled fans of teams from all the conferences.
I checked out the Pac 10 and SEC. In the old Pac 10, every team was nicely paired off with a cross town or cross state rival with U-Dub and Oregon being an edge case. Nobod...
| SEC Rant|| Peak Hog: Has Carolina already passed the Piggies? - BrerTiger on 10/3/13 at 12:05 pm|
Arkansas football has declined considerably since their glory days in the old SWC.
Winning 60% of their games is about the best they can hope for on average in the SEC.
Petrino wasn't able to change that.
What makes Hog fans think Bi...
| SEC Rant|| Total offense/defense rankings as of 9/30 - BrerTiger on 10/1/13 at 6:08 pm|
4. Texas A&M (586 ypg)
6. Georgia (554 ypg)
7. Mizzou (549 ypg)
32. South Carolina (482 ypg)
36. LSU (474 ypg)
42. Miss State (463 ypg)
49. Auburn (439 ypg)
57. Ole Miss (418 ypg)
58. Vandy (416 ypg)
60. Arkansas (414 ypg)
62. Kentucky (410 ypg)
70. Florida (403 ypg)...
| SEC Rant|| UGA alum/sportswriter says LSU has best receivers and backfield - BrerTiger on 9/25/13 at 6:58 pm|
[quote]2. Better buckle up your chin strap, Georgia: LSU looks like it is really, really good.
This is what I saw: I saw an LSU team that lost 10 juniors to the NFL Draft that is now better than it was at any point last season. Zach Mettenberger has calmed down and become a bona-fide SEC q...
| SEC Rant|| Les Miles jokes that Tammy Mettenberger's week off is security motivated - BrerTiger on 9/23/13 at 5:05 pm|
[quote]Miles joked that the move to get her out of the office was security motivated.
“We were really kind of hoping that we'd get the call sheet, several of the other key pieces of information,” Miles quipped at his weekly news conference in Baton Rouge. “But Mark kind of knew that we needed to ...
| SEC Rant|| Daily Reveille: Tiger fans' early departure Sat night a disgrace - BrerTiger on 9/23/13 at 12:26 pm|
[quote]"Twenty-five years ago, 80,000 Tiger fans could cause an earthquake. Now, 80,000 of them can’t stick it out through some inclement weather. Oh, how far the “greatest college football fans on earth” have fallen."[/quote]
[quote]The paid attendance was announced at 92,638, but there were nev...
| SEC Rant|| LSU acknowledges 1935, 1936 poll titles without going "full Bama" - BrerTiger on 9/20/13 at 5:16 pm|
[quote]For those of you who haven't been on campus in the last few days, it looks like LSU is going to finish up the plaques commemorating the 11 SEC championships[/quote]
[quote]I have to admit, it sort of threw me off seeing the school actually acknowledge the "mythical" titles of 1935 and 1936...