| Tiger Rant|| re: College Football Playoff - larry289 on 4/24/13 at 1:33 pm|
[quote]anybody else very suspicious that the playoff schools will be selected by committee?[/quote]
Finally someone said it! To you youngsters who have only seen the glory days for LSU (since BCS) you better pay attention. Following LSU since '57, there were many occassions when we were slighted...
| Tiger Rant|| re: The most rushing yards gained by a LSU RB in the NFL? Here are the top 5 - larry289 on 1/13/13 at 11:23 pm|
1961 AFL; Billy Cannon 948 yds.
1962 ended rushing career w/knee injury. Eventually all-pro tight end at Oakland...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Calling all degreed Psychologists!!! Can you Analyze Negative Tiger Fans? - larry289 on 1/11/13 at 2:29 pm|
[quote]I've done so to myself already:
I'm a self-centered narcissistic a-hole who has a very low tolerance for excuses and under achievement in those areas I focus on.[/quote]
Hide the guns, but like your introspective of honesty!
| Tiger Rant|| re: Official Rant Poll - Who do you want to win the NC game tonight? - larry289 on 1/7/13 at 7:11 pm|
:yack: Geaux Iriss !...
| Tiger Rant|| re: any Tiger fans not watching tonight? - larry289 on 1/7/13 at 8:45 am|
Up early today shopping for leprecan gear...oh how distasteful, but feel obgligated.
| Tiger Rant|| re: Why LSU (And Other Major SEC Players) Will NOT Win An SEC/BCS Title in 2013 - larry289 on 1/7/13 at 8:37 am|
[quote]Don't worry. The CFB media will see to it that this happens once that awesome "playoff" starts that everyone is so excited about. You haven't seen anything yet... [/quote]
x1000...back to the 60's and 70's. The BCS was the best thing ever for LSU. Now's it's up the the media!
| Tiger Rant|| re: The problem with the SEC in bowl games - larry289 on 1/3/13 at 7:02 am|
[quote]This "they didn't want to be there" crap has got to stop. Grab a W against the big guys and grind the little guys to dust. Otherwise, pull a LaTech, decline the bowl bid, stay home.[/quote]
This was done by LSU back in the day before the almighty $$$$.
What's the background on T Bridgewat...
| Tiger Rant|| re: It is seriously time to view our options and look at leaving the SEC - larry289 on 12/7/12 at 11:44 pm|
[quote]12 team playoff would be outstanding. The bowl system was so much better back in the day where you actually had traditional New Year's Day bowls. It actually meant something back then. Way to many teams are involved in bowls today vs how it was back in the day. Purdue at 6-6 from a down big t...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Evidence Strongly Suggesting Alabama Officiating Bias - larry289 on 12/4/12 at 9:27 pm|
[quote]And your watching with a referees experience and zero bias, correct?[/quote]
Anticipated this exact response...so here you go. Experience many moons past was in peewee football, so it's hard to gain credibility, but the 3D glasses minimized any inherent bias.
Hope this clarifies for ya...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Evidence Strongly Suggesting Alabama Officiating Bias - larry289 on 12/4/12 at 9:08 pm|
[quote]GET OVER IT!!! They are good and they beat LSU. The blame game around here is fricking pathetic.[/quote]
This is solid information that is worth more analysis, but you are right in your statement...generally speaking.
That said, after the game due to all the commentary past/present of ba...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Official I'm pulling for our conference brethren to lose thread - larry289 on 12/2/12 at 9:30 pm|
Let's see, we lost to the #2 and #3 teams by 12 pts. on two series and we play in the wishbone bowl while atm and usc play in better bowls. Been this way throughout history, so never expect different result. Hope all but MSU/Ole Miss/LSU lose!
| Tiger Rant|| re: I found this gem in my Grandfathers closet - larry289 on 11/8/12 at 12:03 am|
My recollection is that McCreedy is # 72. Bo Strange is # 51. Can't remember Mickey Mangham's #. #40-JW Broadnax, #34- Johnny Robinson, #20 - Cannon #12- Warren Rabb.
All my heroes back in the day!
| Tiger Rant|| re: I found this gem in my Grandfathers closet - larry289 on 11/7/12 at 11:52 pm|
Had one, but no longer. Your grandad may have retired the calendar in Nov, 59 due to LSU's loss in Nov to Tennessee. I used to have a clipping from the Morning Advocate showing Cannon on goal line for 2 pt. conversion against TN. The ball had broken the plane!
Wish I still had this piece from ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Does anyone under 40 know why LSU hates Notre Dame? - larry289 on 11/5/12 at 8:41 am|
[quote]In 1969, LSU had several bowl bids but turned them down, waiting on the bid for the "Title Game". ND (8-1-1) decided to lift their 20+ year Bowl ban, so the Cotton Bowl took ND because of National coverage. LSU (9-1) never went to a bowl game. [/quote]
PS: LSU defined class in '69. Player...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Get used to it Tiger fans - larry289 on 11/4/12 at 4:58 pm|
[quote]If Copeland does not make that dumb arse penalty, that fake FG is never called. See how that works. It's not just the coaches, everyone is accountable. [/quote]
This was dumb, but at best a contributing factor. More than any that has been stated, the one that "disturbs" me mostest is this ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Judge wants JJ to talk to incoming LSU players - larry289 on 10/31/12 at 6:28 pm|
[quote]A weed charge and a bar fight. Thats very shameful but we have a groper/sexual battery for a qb, and a jealous ex bf for a kicker that whips the shite out of people, but all thats ok right? [/quote]
At least some time lapse has occurred since these occurrences. What is it for JJ now, thric...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Judge wants JJ to talk to incoming LSU players - larry289 on 10/31/12 at 6:13 pm|
[quote]Ahhh I knew the bitches of all bitches was going to stick his/her head in here. Old man(goes for Doc as well) do you really think you know the culture of football don't you? Your deep distaste for this kid is alarming. You might and I stress might know football but you don't know the culture ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: To me this feels ( and looks) much more like 1/9 - larry289 on 10/23/12 at 5:38 pm|
Count myself in the generally positive corner. Read most of this, not all, but has anyone stated the obvious from last weekend. Mett wasn't pressured greatly for the most part, but how many dammed WFO receivers did he overthrow by 5 yds...what gives here??
| Tiger Rant|| re: A&M is just one screwed up people - larry289 on 10/15/12 at 7:58 pm|
[quote]Both Aggies and Tigers alike are about to discover how much they have in common... I doubt the imbeciles posting about the Ags have spent much, if any time, around us.
I wont repeat what my friends say about lsu fans>>> not nearly as complimentary as your assessment of us.
Oh, and bring y...
| Tiger Rant|| re: We are proud of the noise - larry289 on 9/11/12 at 10:52 pm|
Yes sirree you are correct. When I was a tot (12) in '58 and '59 I remember it well. Don't remember penalties, but remember the warning given out by the refs. Happened on several occasions as I remember it.
True as fact.
| Tiger Rant|| re: History in the making for LSU - larry289 on 8/22/12 at 7:13 pm|
[quote]...make me wonder what it was like before air conditioning[/quote]
It was bad, but we toughed it out with open windows and attic fan. Made us tougher than you may wonder!
| Tiger Rant|| re: History in the making for LSU - larry289 on 8/22/12 at 6:45 pm|
Well stated. You've got me by two yrs! I've seen some great times, all three recognized national titles, humiliations by Bryant, screwings by the polls (primarily the ND escapade) and all of the all Americans.
This is definatly the most golden of ages!!
Hope to witness at least 10 more!
| Tiger Rant|| re: Where to stay for UF and ARK game? - larry289 on 8/6/12 at 4:04 pm|
XNA airport is Fayetteville...although it's actually closer to Rogers, AR. Not sure about BR to there???...
| Political Talk|| re: Biggest SCOTUS decision in your lifetime? - larry289 on 6/28/12 at 12:45 pm|
[quote]So you are now saying this is the worst law passed by congress in your lifetime? [/quote]
Temple, suggest you reread my thread. Do you not see dynamic involved. There are relationships between "all things you/they do".
As I stated "Worst of worst law/decision" in my lifetime. If you ...
| Political Talk|| re: Biggest SCOTUS decision in your lifetime? - larry289 on 6/28/12 at 12:13 pm|
[quote]The supreme court has made huge decisions in your life. Saying the goverment can tax people now is not a big deal. That battle was fought and lost a long time ago.[/quote]
OK, you are right and I'm not familiar enough with law to argue that specificity. BUT, to say that SCOTUS decisions a...
| Political Talk|| re: Serious Question For Obama Supporters/Those Happy About This Tax - larry289 on 6/28/12 at 12:02 pm|
[quote]All Americans won. Unless you are the CEO of an insurance company. You're not the CEO of an insurance company, are you?[/quote]
Are you really this stupid and uninformed. What do you think insurance lobby money was supporting??
| Political Talk|| re: Biggest SCOTUS decision in your lifetime? - larry289 on 6/28/12 at 11:52 am|
Sixty-five and yes I believe it is. Why:
- As a cost burden on America, in direct long-term costs, this will make all prior social programs pale in comparison
- It strengthens the entitlement citizenry
- More and more restrictions placed on individual choices in medical care
- The rest are too l...
| Political Talk|| re: DNC executive director spikes the football: ‘It’s constitutional, bitches!’ - larry289 on 6/28/12 at 11:41 am|
[quote]Either you are so stupid and ill informed, you actually believe the tripe you spew, or are you ready to confess to being a reactionary troll? [/quote]
I support your thought "troll"!
Here's an example of Fed's interfering with my health care. (Retiree on Medicare w/Supplemental policy); 5...
| Tiger Rant|| re: AJ McCarron and Mathieu going at each other on twitter - larry289 on 6/12/12 at 7:53 pm|
The grammar usage reflects the twitter use...
| Tiger Rant|| re: How long have YOU followed LSU football, AND......... - larry289 on 1/12/12 at 7:29 pm|
[quote]Agree with Peej and the two 70+ fans. There are two dynamics here: the suckage of Monday night and the fact that LSU football is the best it's ever been. The two can exist side-by-side. Monday was an aberration. It happens. And the program should get better because of it. [/quote]
My fan t...