| SEC Rant|| re: Jim Rome Smokes Saban on Radio - LSU GrandDad on 3/6/14 at 5:12 pm|
[quote]Anyone quoting Rome should be Banned.[/quote]
I think anyone bringing up this topic again should be banned. come on people, get a life. it really is not that big a deal and besides, it's dead. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU Compliance Department is on point - LSU GrandDad on 2/28/14 at 8:28 am|
[quote]Also, the NCAA is a joke[/quote]
welcome to the real world, a world that has rules. when there are rules, there has to be someone to set the rules, interpret the rules and enforce the rules. we have cops, judges, umpires and all kinds of institutions set up by government and by organizatio...
| SEC Rant|| re: The slowdown rule does NOT affect only a couple of plays per game - LSU GrandDad on 2/26/14 at 2:56 pm|
[quote]The offense HURRIES to the line of scrimmage. THEN they get the play signalled in. The fact that the offense is lined up over the ball means they COULD snap at any time, so the defense cannot take the chance on subbing.
Why is this point getting past so many people? It's obvious.[/quote]
| SEC Rant|| re: Do you hate Florida? - LSU GrandDad on 2/26/14 at 2:53 pm|
i hate it when florida doesn't chew y'all up and spit you out. florida is better than bama in every way. so no, i don't hate florida....
| More Sports Board|| re: New Orleans can add 1(MLB, NHL, MLS), what do you choose? - LSU GrandDad on 2/25/14 at 9:56 am|
I understand your question is hypothetical and just a muse, but the ticket buyers of new orleans will not support any of the 3 sports. hockey, and esp MLB require lots of ticket sales. as far as soccer goes, who gives a shit? there are not enough latins (with money) or europeans living in nola to co...
| SEC Rant|| re: Who makes biggest rookie impact at these positions: LB, DL, QB and WR - LSU GrandDad on 2/25/14 at 9:46 am|
[quote]With Manziel, the name sells itself so him seeing the field isn't a question [/quote]
i think manziel is the best qb in the draft. the texans would be fools if they don't draft him. having said that, the texans OL is a disaster and even JFF will be running for his life. any and ever qb nee...
| SEC Rant|| re: Who makes biggest rookie impact at these positions: LB, DL, QB and WR - LSU GrandDad on 2/25/14 at 9:39 am|
i agree with moncrief but not with evans. evans has the potential and the measureables but something is wrong with him. good cover guys shut him down. i admit to not seeing a lot of his play (3 or 4 games) but i question his route running and his hands. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: 49ers organization on cusp of mutiny - LSU GrandDad on 2/24/14 at 3:11 pm|
[quote], I switched my team affiliation[/quote]
exactly what is a "team affiliation"? ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Speedy Noil already enjoy College Station it appears - LSU GrandDad on 2/24/14 at 3:01 pm|
[quote]Will LSU follow suit after a few years of getting pounded into the ground by A&M is the real question[/quote]
this has not happened. your attempt to "create a fact" when it is not a fact is really lame. you aggies do this a lot. i guess you tell yourself it will happen long enough and befo...
| More Sports Board|| re: Independence Bowl has a new sponsor - LSU GrandDad on 2/24/14 at 8:43 am|
[quote]We really need to get rid of these superfluous bowls[/quote]
the Independence Bowl is not superfluous. the bowl committee, the sponsor, the local businesses and the hundreds of volunteers all would agree that you are superfluous. you should visit the Shreveport Tourist Commission and share...
| SEC Rant|| re: AU 2014 = TAMU 2013...True or False? - LSU GrandDad on 2/19/14 at 4:18 pm|
impossible. gus is a genius. they don't need defense. no one can figure their offense out. they will dominate college football here on out. saban is dead. a dinosaur....
| SEC Rant|| re: Did Saban have undue influence over the committees decision? - LSU GrandDad on 2/19/14 at 10:28 am|
[quote]No one minds anyone speaking their mind over what they want.[/quote]
people that present opposite of the "cool" opinion on here get lambasted, ridiculed and discounted. fact.
[quote] The problem here is that only one side spoke to influence the actual voting members. [/quote]
| SEC Rant|| re: Quotes from coaches around the country on the Bert/Saban proposed rule change - LSU GrandDad on 2/16/14 at 6:25 pm|
so a handful of coaches, mostly losers, are against this proposed rule change.
your offering this as proof that it is bad is not very convincing. in fact, it's not even remotely convincing.
if that's the best you can do, i would support the rule change....
| SEC Rant|| re: Perfect time to split from NCAA - LSU GrandDad on 2/16/14 at 6:09 pm|
[quote]There are plenty of large markets from coast to coast that could establish their own league,[/quote]
the ncaa doesn't establish leagues hoss. it is a SELF-governing organization. it appears that you don't have a friggin' clue what the ncaa is much less how it works.
the ncaa is an effo...
| SEC Rant|| re: HUNH against the "spirit of the game"? - LSU GrandDad on 2/13/14 at 5:14 pm|
[quote]This sounds like old timers arguing that the forward pass was against the spirit of the game[/quote]
complete bull shite analogy. the forward pass has absolutely nothing to do with snapping the ball before the defense is ready or preventing the defense from substituting.
this is made up ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Ncaa proposed rule change for no huddle - LSU GrandDad on 2/13/14 at 11:31 am|
[quote]So if you're down 2 scores with 4 minutes left you can't go as fast as you can? Just idiotic reasoning.[/quote]
it's only 11 seconds and it doesn't apply to the last 2 minutes. it's about substitution more than time.
what happens on an incomplete pass? the clock doesn't start until the...
| SEC Rant|| re: Slowing down offenses - the not-so-Objective POV - LSU GrandDad on 2/13/14 at 11:24 am|
[quote] So, when does a gimmick get the respect to not be called a gimmick? After it kicked your arse 2...3....4 times? [/quote]
restricting defensive substitutions is a gimmick and always will be. LSU's defense counters this very well but i think college football is better w/o it. the problem wit...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Best Case Scenario... - LSU GrandDad on 2/13/14 at 5:43 am|
[quote] our AD can stop donating 7 million a year to our grossly underfunded academic department.[/quote]
frick you. it's not the academic department, it's called a university.
sometimes i wish LSU would abolish the athletic department. some dumbasses don't realize that the university is there ...
| SEC Rant|| re: NCAA Rules Committee Proposes to Eliminate HUNH - LSU GrandDad on 2/12/14 at 5:09 pm|
[quote]ok well that means each is going to be forced to waste a little under 11 minutes each wasting for the other team to line up[/quote]
yea but it'll stop your fans from booing injured players. having the trainers out on the field all the time takes a lot of time. ...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: 2014 Class - Commit with most upside - LSU GrandDad on 2/12/14 at 5:04 pm|
Quinn is in. the mighty quinn will win....
| SEC Rant|| re: NCAA Rules Committee Proposes to Eliminate HUNH - LSU GrandDad on 2/12/14 at 4:59 pm|
[quote]I think you mean Busch League. [/quote]
i thought busch was a beer. i'm thinking bush leagues were the small rural baseball leagues played with their own set of rules. where you could drink busch in the bush with your favorite bush. :lol:...
| SEC Rant|| re: NCAA Rules Committee Proposes to Eliminate HUNH - LSU GrandDad on 2/12/14 at 4:45 pm|
[quote]How is it any different than a ball control offense? [/quote]
i have no problem with running more plays but by not substituting therefore not allowing the D to substitute is very different than a ball control offense. ...
| SEC Rant|| re: NCAA Rules Committee Proposes to Eliminate HUNH - LSU GrandDad on 2/12/14 at 4:36 pm|
[quote]I feel the same way about the forward pass. It's ruined the game. [/quote]
but frick you anyway. :lol:
but i do not see the hurry up as a strategy as much as a gimmick. the forward pass is not a comparible. but i do realize that lots of people want offense and more offense no...
| More Sports Board|| re: Nolan Ryan back with Astros in Advisory Role - LSU GrandDad on 2/12/14 at 4:30 pm|
[quote]Hope he and Luhnow don't but heads. Can't see Ryan being much of a sabermetrics guy[/quote]
sabermetrics is a bull shite name for beanes business model. it sounds statistically superior but it doesn't really use statistics. for example, he postulates that giving up an out using a sacrifice ...
| SEC Rant|| re: NCAA Rules Committee Proposes to Eliminate HUNH - LSU GrandDad on 2/12/14 at 4:17 pm|
the HUNH is a gimmick. it's like the "quick pitch" in baseball. it's bush league and it's chicken shite. i hope they do eliminate it. line up and play football beatch. quit being a pussy.
| More Sports Board|| re: Where will Michael Sam land? - LSU GrandDad on 2/11/14 at 1:33 pm|
i think his draft value will drop. i also think the nfl will intervene and try to "place" him. his selection could be violatile in the locker room and that is a consideration each gm will have to go through, no matter what his personal beliefs are. team dynamics are damn important....
| Tiger Rant|| re: When will Louisiana Produce a elite pro style QB? - LSU GrandDad on 2/11/14 at 9:25 am|
this is very cyclical. la has 4 million residents and many other states have much much more. one year a long time ago, louisiana produced bert jones, terry bradshaw and joe ferguson all in the same year! all three had super nfl careers. also, pro style qb's are rare because high schools don't play p...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Classics from the Old Timers on the Rant - LSU GrandDad on 2/10/14 at 5:04 pm|
[quote]Pretty sure that was Shawn Burks.... I remember that too. It was awesome.[/quote]
he beat eric martin by a hair as martin ran all the waiy from the lsu side and reached the end zone (where the melee was starting) and kicked some serious ass. refs called the game over when they finally got ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Was the Alabama game the last straw for Studrawa? - LSU GrandDad on 2/10/14 at 4:59 pm|
i think coach cam brought studs overall body of work to miles attention in a way les understood; the OL coach is hurting the program and has to be removed for the program to ascend. losing OL recruits to auburn and alabama (the best ones) stung.
also, i noticed a lot more pulling guards and bett...
| Tiger Rant|| re: How did Dale Brown get the crowds but we can't now? - LSU GrandDad on 2/10/14 at 4:48 pm|
he didn't at first. but he was one hell of a salesman and people believed. then he started signing great players and they started winning and it just took off from there. give JJ some time and he'll bring the excitement back. this is just his first year with a decent team. for fans to be really exci...