| SEC Rant|| The Dr Pepper Trophy - scrooster on 7/11/14 at 10:25 am|
Who wins it first? What might it look like? Any special symbolism in choosing Irvin? Wait, is that where the first championship game will be played?
Jerry will be there.
The #CFBPlayoff National Championship Trophy presented by @drpepper will be unveiled at 10 a.m. CT on July 14 in Irving, Tex...
| SEC Rant|| The future of SCAR's athletic programs ... - scrooster on 7/8/14 at 10:49 pm|
We have a very strong AD in Ray Tanner. We've got excellent facilities and they continue to improve every year.
Football - Spurrier is entering his tenth season at SCAR. Before he leaves we will be rock solid and stable for continued success and competing for titles. Hell ... we already are.
| Off-Topic Board|| OT: Alabama, Tennessee, #1 and #2 respectively ... - scrooster on 7/8/14 at 9:49 am|
... but just about all the SEC states are ranked far too high.
[b]Why do you suppose this is?[/b]
Do we party too hard down here? Is this related to our hardworking, hard-playing, lifestyles?
[i](Sort of funny how they refer to WVA as "southern" considering it's up there around Ohio.)[/i]
| SEC Rant|| Cite at least two games this year in which your stadium will be packed. Also - - scrooster on 7/2/14 at 12:47 pm|
Cite at least [u][b]two home[/b][/u] games this year in which your stadium will be packed to the brim, standing room only.
Also, cite at least [u][b]two away[/b][/u] games in which your team will play in a packed stadium, standing room only.
I'm not talking "sell outs," because we all know how...
| SEC Rant|| Has there ever been a more loaded yr for RBs in the SEC? (Amended) - scrooster on 6/29/14 at 10:10 am|
(Amended based upon feedback so far)
This year may set the standard.
Not only do most programs in the conference have good starters, but at least half have serious depth.
^^^^ Stoutest stable of RBs in the country, bar none.
^^^^ very very strong group of RBs with a ton of...
| Off-Topic Board|| Are you a prepper? - scrooster on 6/26/14 at 10:30 pm|
I was raised in a different time, on a farm, so by nature I was raised that way.
Not a survivalist, not a doomsdayer ... but a prepper, for a rainey day, just in case.
Extra food. Generators. Fuel. Firearms. First aid. A garden, and we can and jar what we grow. Five water wells on ...
| Off-Topic Board|| Someone please explain the back-door chess-match methodology that is the WC ... - scrooster on 6/26/14 at 2:46 pm|
How does the World Cup actually work?
How is all the back door advancement possible? How does this so-called chess match tourney structure work? How can a team keep losing or playing to a tie and still advance?
What do they mean when they say, "Division of Death?"...
| SEC Rant|| Ranking toughest schedules strictly by opposite Division opps & best OoC opp ... - scrooster on 6/26/14 at 2:38 pm|
... along with venues.
Bold denotes consensus preseason Top Eleven, [link=(http://athlonsports.com/college-football/comparing-all-2014-preseason-college-football-rankings-and-picks)]LINK[/link], but I used these rankings to determine the pecking order basically.
1 - Florida ... ...
| SEC Rant|| SEC Network leader 'alarmed' more carriers haven't signed up to carry channel - scrooster on 6/26/14 at 11:14 am|
The fact that Dish Network is still the only m...
| SEC Rant|| 19 days 'till SEC Media Days, 32 days 'till FR report for practice ... - scrooster on 6/26/14 at 10:56 am|
I'm assuming A&M and Vandy will have the early Freshman reporting dates as well since they start on the 28th of August along with the Gamecocks.
Time will fly between now and then.
What are the big stories around the league, the big things to watch for, from the time SEC Media Days and Summer ...
| SEC Rant|| VANDY WINS!!! VANDY WINS!!! VANDY WINS!!! GO DORES!!! - scrooster on 6/25/14 at 10:54 pm|
Well done Dores and welcome to the club!!!...
| Off-Topic Board|| Elisa Lam Video: Can you explain it? - scrooster on 6/25/14 at 9:31 am|
Here's a link to the video: [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TjVBpyTeZM)]LINK[/link]
Here's a little on the background story:
[b]The Story:[/b] The unexplained death of Elisa Lam went viral this month because of its bizarre circumstances. You can read a full rundown of what is ...
| Off-Topic Board|| You probably saw this guy receive the Medal of Honor the other day ... - scrooster on 6/24/14 at 2:05 pm|
Late last week it was finally pinned on him. If you don't understand what it takes to win a MoH ... well, most people don't live to receive them in person.
His was an amazing act of heroism that most of the rest of the country just found out about last week when he was at the White House receivi...
| SEC Rant|| ESPN signs Tebow and McElroy ... - scrooster on 6/22/14 at 11:51 pm|
... Saturday Down South signs Garcia.
| South Carolina Sports|| Sharpe's return to SC, what do you think? - scrooster on 6/19/14 at 1:21 pm|
Got any feelings about this one way or the other?
Anyone here old enough to r...
| SEC Rant|| Who reps your program at SEC Media Days? - scrooster on 6/18/14 at 12:04 pm|
Who you got going to B-ham for SEC Media Days? It's less than a month away and which players reps a team usually says something about what sort of season one might expect, in a way. Remember the days when only Seniors went? Then came the Juniors who were expected to leave early, heading into the ...
| SEC Rant|| Urban Meyer says 2008 Gators were ‘best team to ever play the game’ - scrooster on 6/18/14 at 11:53 am|
When Urbie speaks, people listen ... [link=(http://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/2014/urban-meyer-2008-gators-best-team/)][b]LINK[/b][/link]
While speaking at the Sound Mind Sound Body camp in Detroit, the current Ohio State coach had the following to say about his former 2008 championship t...
| SEC Rant|| Could the SEC be left out of the initial CFB Playoff? It could happen ... - scrooster on 6/18/14 at 11:47 am|
[b]Could the SEC be left out of the initial CFB Playoff? The possibility is much greater than you think.[/b]
| SEC Rant|| How fast is "Auburn Fast?" - scrooster on 6/18/14 at 11:41 am|
If you had to describe "Auburn Fast" in words or in a gif ... how fast is Auburn fast?
ETA: [link=(http://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/2014/auburn-fast-billboard-campaign/)]Auburn Fast campaign tak...
| SEC Recruiting|| SEC’s best situation for recruiting success series - scrooster on 6/17/14 at 8:37 am|
Each SEC program is linked at the bottom of the article. For example ...
| SEC Rant|| 20k to be in KC stadium for World Cup? - scrooster on 6/16/14 at 6:59 am|
What's up Mizzou? I just heard something about 20k people expected to pack a stadium today in Kansas City just to watch a World Cup game? Or did I hear that wrong?
What's up with that?
Not that I'm anti-soccer or anything, it's just unusual in a SEC state. I thought SCAR was the only progra...
| SEC Rant|| SCAR basketball signee Thompson arrested in Baton Rouge ... - scrooster on 6/11/14 at 12:54 pm|
He'll never wear a Gamecock uniform, not ever.
... James Thompson was arrested Tuesday an...
| SEC Rant|| A softer, gentler, Nick Saban "tubing" on the lake .... - scrooster on 6/9/14 at 3:11 pm|
It's two videos, nothing to translate here without visiting the site....
| SEC Rant|| Well done Vandy! Way to hang in there Ole Miss! - scrooster on 6/8/14 at 11:17 pm|
Ole Miss, finish them off tomorrow and join Vandy in Omaha and then both of y'all kick some ass!
Vandy, y'all caught a tough bracket with Texas, UC Irvine and Louisville ... but they are all tough in Omaha. Win that first one, y'all've been there before. Should be a helluva game between y'all a...
| SEC Rant|| Name your starting OL this coming season plus depth ... - scrooster on 6/5/14 at 9:05 pm|
It's important in the SEC.
SCAR - we should field one of the finer OLines in the country this year, but who knows.
These guys have a lot of SEC trench warfare under their belts. [i](99 starts among the starters this coming season.)[/i]
I'm sure there are a half dozen better OLines in the co...
| SEC Rant|| George O’Leary analogizes Confederacy/SEC - scrooster on 6/5/14 at 8:26 pm|
[quote]They sound like the South during the Civil War. ... If they don't get their way, they're going to secede and start their own country. ... I think college football is in real trouble. ... They're trying to go the other way and create an even wider gap between the haves and have-nots," O'Leary ...
| SEC Rant|| SIAP and/or deutschland: According to the SIDs, the best of the SEC 2014 - scrooster on 6/4/14 at 10:01 pm|
Who's the best player at each position in the SEC? How about the best passer, the league's most valuable player,...
| Off-Topic Board|| Woman survives shark attack ... - scrooster on 6/2/14 at 5:02 pm|
| SEC Rant|| ESPN SEC Network Notebook: ‘Big production’ in works for Gamecocks-Aggies - scrooster on 5/28/14 at 9:42 pm|
[link=(http://www.gogamecocks.com/2014/05/28/597603/notebook-big-production-in-works.html)][b]‘Big production’ in works for Gamecocks-Aggies[/b][/link]
[b]MIRAMAR BEACH, FLA.[/b] — The SEC Network is planning its descent on Columbia to broadcast the Aug. 28 game between the Gamecocks hos...
| SEC Rant|| Okay A&M, what shall we call our new series? - scrooster on 5/28/14 at 11:56 am|
I'm thinking something along the lines of the ...
Moon Tree, Lone Star Bowl
Busta Hyman Bowl
Along that same train of thought,
The Victory or Death Bowl
Fellow citizens & compatriots –
I am besieged, by a thousand or more of the Mexicans under Santa ...