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re: Rundown of how the CFB playoffs will work - Carlos
I agree they should have just left the BCS rankings in place to decide the 4, but ultimately each team will control its own destiny. A one loss SEC champ should be enough to get in each year. I'm also glad they're leaving it at 4 teams, there are no more than 4 each year who deserve to be in the h...


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re: Anybody got a vid from 2000 MSU - LSU in TS? - Carlos
2000 was fun but it's difficult to top the second half of 2001. The monster offensive performance at Bama, then the four game run of Arkansas, Auburn, Tennessee, Illinois. A span of a five weeks saw our first ever division title, first conference title in 13 years, and first major bowl win In ...


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re: Alleva backs beer sales - Carlos
[quote]Umm, no....that's been dissed many times already...[/quote] It's cited in the OP's article. Alleva's quote is from another article linked within, about the conference reviewing its alcohol policy....


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re: Alleva backs beer sales - Carlos
[quote]So why doesn't he do it? Who has to approve this if not the AD? [/quote] The SEC. It's currently prohibited....


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re: Will Dinardo be honored at a game at any point? - Carlos
[quote]Slightly related to thread topic. How many Dinardo recruits received 2003 National Championship team rings? [/quote] Donnie Jones, Eric Edwards, Rodney Reed, Blain Bech were the only one remaining from the 1999 roster. So just four....


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re: So.... How many NCs did Les leave on the table? - Carlos
Well in 2011, you can at least say that a flipped result in the Jan 9 game means we win it. So we did control our own destiny until the very end. Depends if you think we were really better than them and should have beaten them in the Dome. I wanted to say 2012, from the standpoint that a flippe...


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Political Talk
re: So we have a reverse Elian Gonzalez story going on - Carlos
[quote]Waco and ruby ridge also on Clinton's watch[/quote] Ruby Ridge was under Bush41....


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re: Will Dinardo ever be recognized at game? - Carlos
[quote]Saban winning with Dinardo's players 2001, 2003[/quote] 2001 yes, 2003 no. Only 4 players from the 1999 roster remained on the 2003 team....


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SEC Rant
re: Best Uncrowned Teams: - Carlos
[quote]How is 2004 Auburn not #1? THat team had 4 1st rounders on it, including 3 in the backfield. 10 guys on the offense alone went on to play in the NFL. [/quote] Doesn't matter anyway. 2004 Auburn almost lost to the 2004 LSU team at home, and needed a major break to keep from going into ov...


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re: If football had to get a last-second FG to beat the worst team in the SEC.... - Carlos
Johnny Jones is in year one of a rebuilding project. In Saban's fist year at LSU, we were thrilled to win any SEC game. Hell, we rushed the field for an overtime win over 11th ranked Tennessee. Things are different when you're an established program. And then add to it, in football a single re...


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re: In your opinion , who was LSU's best true freshman, EVER, in football? - Carlos
[quote]Justin Vincent was solid in the post season. Cecil Collins [/quote] Neither played as true freshmen....


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re: In your opinion , who was LSU's best true freshman, EVER, in football? - Carlos
[quote]Tough to go against Hilliard, but Ben Wilkerson came in as a true freshman and started at center for the 2003 team. He would have been a certain first-rounder had he not torn his patella tendon in a blowout win against Vandy with only seconds left on the clock. [/quote] Wilkerson was a ju...


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Political Talk
re: Pin the Tail on the Gun Hypocrite - Carlos
All Presidents through Clinton had lifetime protection, Bush and Obama were only entitled to 10 years until the recent law. Bush was granted lifetime protection as well as Obama....


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O-T Lounge
re: Four-year-old dead after pit bull attack in Houston suburb - Carlos
Pit bulls have definitely earned their reputation, there is no doubt about that. I would never own one, too many better, more friendly breeds of dogs out there. But in this case, it's 100% on the parents of the child. Per the article, 1) the yard was fenced in and 2) the dog was on a chain. De...


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re: '13 -Best/Worst Case Scenarios? - Carlos
To answer OP, we probably go 8-4. Losing to Ags, Bama, Georgia... then probably lose one out of Arkansas, Ole Miss, TCU, Florida and State. ETA: this is the best case scenario. Too many losses on the defensive side of the ball, and it's doubtful Miles will be changing his offensive philosophy...


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re: '13 -Best/Worst Case Scenarios? - Carlos
[quote] 12 regular season games SECCG 2 game playoff in the new arrangement Please correct me if I'm wrong.[/quote] Playoffs do not start until the 2014 season. BCSNC is in Pasadena next year, to conclude the rotation....


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re: IF Les Were to Hire a New OC, By What Date Would He Have To Pull The Trigger? - Carlos
[quote]No. They got the "Miles transitional track" treatment. But I don't remember the exact conditions during that time. I imagine much has to do with the timing of programs and their hiring needs. We made have just been extremely lucky that year. [/quote] Mallory and Peveto each landed their n...


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re: If Dinardo would have fired Tepper.. - Carlos
To answer the OP question, no. Even the staff of 1997 managed to lose three games inexplicably, to lesser talent. We were good for an occasional Atlanta run, that was probably the ceiling. Not enough emphasis on facilities at the time. This was a hallmark of Saban and Emmert. Our recruiting ...


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re: How Come we didn't Hire Jimbo Fisher? - Carlos
[quote]The ghost of Mike Archer played a big part in the thought process, I'd imagine.[/quote] This is the main reason. LSU was only five years removed from the 1990s at that time. This was before the recent successes of in-staff promotions like Bielema, Butch Jones and Chip Kelly. LSU had sou...


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re: LSU had the best coach in college football history - Carlos
[quote]I remember the ESPN commentary in the week leading up to our game against Bama. Bama was still undefeated and ranked third. The issue was what should be done if Bama remains undefeated along with Texas and USC? They came to the conclusion that Bama would have to move up because they will have...


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