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re: Hey NEGATIGERS, how could Les lose 3 games with OBJ last year? - Mike Linebacker
Who cares about the offensive ranking? Last year's offense was effective and efficient. We didn't achieve our goals last year due to defensive breakdowns and Mett having a bad half against Ole Miss. I will take the 2013 offense any day of the week. The 2015 offense could be as potent, except ...


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re: Which QB Was Better? - Mike Linebacker
I think the comparison to 2004 is fair and instructive. I think the fans thought Russell should have played more in 2004. Here, we have a similar situation except the incumbent is worse and the young phenom is getting less experience. Moreover, at least Randall was an upperclassman who had signif...


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re: Which QB Was Better? - Mike Linebacker
[quote]And yet Nick still would not play Russell over him.[/quote] Russell played in 11 games. He went 73-144 (50.7%) for 1,053 yards, 9 TDs and 4 INTs. In contrast, Harris has "appeared" in 8 games, going 25-45 (55.6%), for 452 yards, 6 TDs and 2 INTs. From the above, you can credibly arg...


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re: Which QB Was Better? - Mike Linebacker
[quote]I'd also like to see his rushing stats?[/quote] Same years Jefferson, 112 carries for 171 yards (1.5 YPC) and 1 TD Jennings, 86 carries for 165 yards (1.9 YPC) and no TDs Randall, 79 carries for 247 yards (3.1 YPC) and 3 TDs Hatch, 35 carries for 129 yards (3.7 YPC) and 2 TDs...


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re: Which QB Was Better? - Mike Linebacker
[quote]AH is the worst on this list. No arm talent whatsoever[/quote] Agreed, and yet as bad as he was, he was able to complete over 50% of his passes, which is something Jennings has only done in 3 of 11 games. Jennings has thrown 4 TD passes in the past 9 games. FOUR!...


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re: Fast Forward to Spring practice...Optimism abounds... - Mike Linebacker
[quote]we may lose 4 of our offensive lineman[/quote] If Hawkins and Alexander leave, they are getting seriously bad advice....


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Which QB Was Better? - Mike Linebacker
Marcus Randall (2004, Sr) 102-162, 63%, 1,269 yards, 9 TDs, 6 INTs Jordan Jefferson (2009, Soph), 182-296, 61.5%, 2,166 yards, 17 TDs, 7 INTs Anthony Jennings (2014, Soph), 92-192, 47.9%, 1,353 yards, 9 TDs, 6 INTs Andrew Hatch (2008, Soph), 25-45, 55.5%, 282 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT BTW, we'...


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re: Early draft exits - Mike Linebacker
I think you are wrong. The higher you go, the more teams are invested in you. The more opportunity you get to prove yourself. Look at Brandon Graham of the Eagles. First round pick, wasn't doing well for two years and is finally showing out in year three. If he were a fourth round pick, he would...


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re: How close is LSU to being a top 4 football team again? - Mike Linebacker
Vegas says we are going to lose to a team that hasn't won an SEC game in 17 tries . I'd say we are pretty far away from being a top 4 team....


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re: Legit Officiating question - Mike Linebacker
[quote]True. I am just wondering why wouldnt a snitch leak it to one of the talk show hosts on the major networks and let them FoxNews/CNN it into history. Raise a buncha hell about how biased the refs are in the SEC.[/quote] Absent a paper trail, no one will cover it. Frankly, I don't buy the ...


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re: Mildly interesting hypothetical RE: LSU QBs - Mike Linebacker
[quote]By his own admission [/quote] I think that's "coachspeak." I think he's someone who works hard and his antidote for failing is to work harder. I doubt he really believes it. [quote]and others on this site [/quote] Who? Anyone with credible info? Or people quoting falsely humble...


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re: Mildly interesting hypothetical RE: LSU QBs - Mike Linebacker
Let me tweak your analogy: Think about it in a work environment and Cameron is a manager and miles is an executive You have a salesman that is very well prepared but not very capable. He shows up early, stays late, always does the extra work, knows the products inside and out, is dependable a...


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re: LSU vs Alabama Ref Crew? - Mike Linebacker
[quote]nonsec refs[/quote] Key words...


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re: LSU vs Alabama Ref Crew? - Mike Linebacker
It is very hard to beat a disciplined team like Alabama, that rarely commits penalties. Remember back in 2009 when they won their first national title, Bama went eight consecutive games without a holding penalty. [quote]Remarkably, Crimson Tide linemen haven't been penalized for a holding call...


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re: CBS Projected Rankings - Mike Linebacker
They are now behind us in the West. That's all that matters...


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re: Bye week, Good or Bad? - Mike Linebacker
Les has to bury his Mom this week. Good to not have a game on Saturday. Prayers for Les and his family...


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Bad Seasons for Rivals - Mike Linebacker
I have an Aggie friend who is up in the 12th Man Foundation who told me that there will be wholesale changes when the season is over, with as many as 4 assistant coaches gone. The team is a bunch of prima donnas who clearly quit against Bama. Didn't even try. Meanwhile, Florida is even more of ...


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re: We need a TD list of the most rattled Tiger Stadium's ever made opposing players - Mike Linebacker
Didn't Tyson Jackson almost kill the Arizona QB in like 2006. Did he ever play again?...


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re: 8-16 Just Won't Cut It Against Bama - Mike Linebacker
[quote]Doesn't matter. They're just "realists." They like to dissect LSU and their weaknesses while spotlighting the opposing teams strengths and comparing the two. That's completely real.[/quote] Don't lump me in with PJ simply because I happen to share one opinion, which I think is a perfect...


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re: 8-16 Just Won't Cut It Against Bama - Mike Linebacker
[quote]MikeLB and More or Les have to be band geeks[/quote] :lol: [quote]more or Les, MikeLB, Roger and Dukke tell us how y'all's coaches did things when you guys played. Your replies will help us understand your opinions better.[/quote] My coach got fired, so I don't think it's instructi...


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Posts By Mike Linebacker