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re: How much monthly allowance does a student athlete receive? - Tammany Tom
[quote]How much monthly allowance does a student athlete receive?[/quote] http://www.holyturf.com/2011/05/football-players-receive-17000-annually-in-cash-all-within-ncaa-rules/ The typical non-freshman Arkansas football player received the cash listed below in 2010-11: $5,500- Pell Grant $...


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re: Profitable SEC baseball programs - Tammany Tom
Nobody comes close to generating the revenue in baseball that LSU does. Alex Box has 27 suites that sell out every year with a donation requirement of $40,000 per year. LSU has led the nation in attendance 18 years in a row and sold an average of 11,006 tickets in 43 home games last year. ...


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re: Which Actor Would Portray Your Head Coach? - Tammany Tom
Gary Busey would be absolutely perfect to portray Les Miles. No one else would be close. ...


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re: Is it possible for Greg Robinson to go #1 in the NFL Draft? - Tammany Tom
[quote]Its a joke about butthurt LSU fans on this board who downplayed his commitment to Auburn by saying that he was "only a Guard".[/quote] Most LSU fans were very upset we lost Robinson. Most hated losing Robinson far more than Trovon Reed. Don't believe everything you read on message boar...


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re: What QB situation would you rather have: LSU or Alabama? - Tammany Tom
I have no clue (and no one else does either) who has the best talent, currently, at QB between LSU and Alabama. But....... I will take Cam Cameron working with our QB's all day, every day, over Lane Kiffin working with Bama's. No Freaking Contest on this issue. ...


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re: Through 4 games, Vandy's starters haven't allowed an earned run. - Tammany Tom
[quote]Through 4 games, Vandy is still Vandy. [/quote] Vandy has an excellent baseball program. And........... I don't care who the competition is, not allowing an earned run in 4 games is very good. :cheers:...


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SEC Recruiting
re: 7'1 10th Grader Thon Maker - Tammany Tom
I saw him score 62 points in an 8th grade tournament when he was at Country Day in Metairie. Too bad the Booster Club at Country Day wouldn't pay more to his parents or he would still be in Louisiana. ...


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re: Razorback Stadium to sell beer & wine. - Tammany Tom
[quote]Not true. No SEC rule against[/quote] Correct. "It's a game management issue." Vincent says because none of the other schools in the Southeastern Conference allow alcohol in general seating, LSU does not feel pressured to change their policy. "It's kind of an unsaid decision that's been...


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re: Is the Kentucky LSU basketball game going to be postponed? - Tammany Tom
[quote]As of 4:30 p.m., LSU Athletics is moving forward with plans for @LSUBasketball & UK to play at 8 pm Tuesday at Maravich Center.[/quote] Game will be played. Kentucky arrived in Baton Rouge on the Miami Heat Plane this evening. ESPN TV production crew and truck are already in BR. Officials ...


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SEC Recruiting
re: Who makes the biggest impact? Cam Robinson or Fournette? - Tammany Tom
[quote]Hate to bust your bubble but Magee is more than a situation RB. His role last year only prompt this. He is a every down back. Hillard will come in a prove a lot of people wrong this coming season. Dude will be ready to ball. With all that being said Bugga will come in and push them no doubt a...


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re: Who makes the biggest impact? Cam Robinson or Fournette? - Tammany Tom
[quote]Slow your roll. Even with Hill leaving, it's not like LSU has a poo-poo platter of talent at the RB position remaining. There's a heckuva lot of talent in Baton Rouge at RB. LF isn't just gonna walk in and be christened the starter. [/quote] LSU has a situational RB in Magee and an overwe...


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re: Who makes the biggest impact? Cam Robinson or Fournette? - Tammany Tom
[quote]He won't start, but no doubt see his name called a good bit. [/quote] If he isn't starting by game 3, then he is the most over-hyped LSU prospect since Russell Shepard. I've never seen a situation so advantageous for a prospect of LF's magnitude to start than what he has been given t...


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re: Who makes the biggest impact? Cam Robinson or Fournette? - Tammany Tom
Cam Robinson has the "potential" to be a dominant O-lineman down the road. But, anyone that has watched him play this year can attest that he flat out isn't ready to contribute as a true freshman. He needs a year in S&C, improve his nutrition, and most of all needs coaching on his techniques. If he ...


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SEC Recruiting
re: Interesting article on the correlation between recruiting and winning - Tammany Tom
No team has won the National Championship without multiple Top Ten recruiting classes leading up to their National Title. Alabama has had the #1 Recruiting Class in the Nation 6 out of the last 7 years. Alabama has had, by far, the best program in the country since 2008. Only 3 teams in the ...


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SEC Recruiting
re: What is an Uncommittable Offer? - Tammany Tom
[quote]So then it is not an offer. [/quote] Every school sends out "Offer" letters to prospects that they are very interested in. The "Offer" letters are always contingent on several factors such as becoming academically qualified, further evaluation by the coaching staff, availability in the cl...


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re: Who has the best looking SEC baseball stadium? - Tammany Tom
[quote]So then why don't [b]you[/b] take that trashy shite off the outfield wall?[/quote] Why won't I? Well, I didn't make that decision and no one really gives a damn about my opinion on that matter over at the LSU athletic department. ...


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re: Who has the best looking SEC baseball stadium? - Tammany Tom
[quote]id be ok with raising ticket prices even more if it meant we could cut the trashy ad shite down. [/quote] We charge double than the other top 5 SEC Baseball programs, combined, do for tickets. No one else comes close to what LSU demands for donations in order to even get season baseball ti...


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SEC Recruiting
re: LB Kenny Young -- LSU fans. What's y'all's take? Any word? - Tammany Tom
[quote]uote: This. A&M is the clear leader at this point. They're really not since he's yet to official anywhere, but ok. [/quote] You follow recruiting, so you know it's very fluid. "At this point" "A&M is his leader" Translation: At this point, right now, not tomorrow when things...


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re: LB Kenny Young -- LSU fans. What's y'all's take? Any word? - Tammany Tom
[quote]As of today, I think he's A&M 's to lose. Still hope he ends up @ LSU but I'm not optimistic. [/quote] This. A&M is the clear leader at this point. ...


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SEC Recruiting
re: Leonard Fournette...what sets him apart? - Tammany Tom
[quote]He's the best back this year, but to see the LSU recruiting board calling him and Adrian Peterson equals is laughable. [/quote] http://blogs.denverpost.com/broncos/2013/12/26/the-peyton-manning-of-running-backs-new-orleans-product-leonard-fournette-ascends/24491/ Peyton Manning is as...


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re: Arky just had play of the year - Tammany Tom
#1 and #5 for KY became spectators instead of players and just stood there and watched as Arky dunked it. Got to play the game till the very end boys!!...


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re: Anybody else starting to get turned off about what the SEC is becoming? - Tammany Tom
[quote]I don't have a problem with "cheating" in recruiting. Doesn't bother me if a kid gets money and other benefits. [/quote] If only the kid were the one getting the money and the benefits. Very naive if you think the kid is the one truly benefiting from cheating. Sure, the kid gets some bene...


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re: Is Saban anything more than an awesome recruiter? - Tammany Tom
[quote] Of course we have a talent advantage over [b]100%[/b] of our competition [/quote] FIFY...


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re: Is Saban anything more than an awesome recruiter? - Tammany Tom
[quote]So 1 good class explains our success in 2008 and 2009?[/quote] Alabama had two good classes prior to 2008. The 2007 class was #10 and the 2006 was #11, therefore Bama had solid talent. The 2008 class had 32 signees and Saban purged the roster just like a NFL GM would do. He did it at L...


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re: Is Saban anything more than an awesome recruiter? - Tammany Tom
Alabama National Recruiting Class Ranking by Year: 2008: #1 2009: #1 2010: #5 2011: #1 2012: #1 2013: #1 2014: #1 Now............ All the Bama fans will tell you how great he develops his talent and what a great S&C program they have. They get the best fricking talent. End of Story. ...


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SEC Recruiting
re: Malachi Dupre and Kenny Young Visiting Aggies - Tammany Tom
I think A&M gets Kenny Young. Dupre stays home. ...


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re: What is it about New Orleans that brings out the crazy in Alabama fans? - Tammany Tom
[quote]NOLA is a terrible, terrible place. [/quote] It's a great place. We can't help it if a lot of dumb-ass tourists can't handle their liquor. ...


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re: Sorry guys. We failed the SEC tonight. - Tammany Tom
I'm not sorry, I loved it!!...


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re: Why in the world A&M fans are kissing Bama's azz? - Tammany Tom
[quote]We are in the middle of Big 12 territory. [/quote] Exactly why A&M should not have been invited to the be in the SEC. ...


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SEC Recruiting
re: Louisiana High Schools in 2015 - Tammany Tom
[quote]Does it concern the LSU posters on here that the talent level in their state might be falling way behind the likes of FL, AL, TX and GA after this year ? [/quote] Are you just plain dumb? When has LA ever been ahead of FL, TX, and GA for the number of prospects those states have? AL ha...


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