| SEC Rant|| re: Tebow offered to play for Italian american football squad Milano "Seamen" - John Maplethorpe on 12/6/13 at 6:42 pm|
It doesnt sound dirty in Italian....
| SEC Rant|| re: Bigger little brother syndrome: Auburn or Texas A&M? - John Maplethorpe on 10/29/13 at 2:26 pm|
A&M is older, and now bigger than the school in Austin and their graduates make significantly more money.
The question is which one is little brother?...
| SEC Rant|| re: Was it all worth it, A&M fans, now that your season is a failure? - John Maplethorpe on 10/21/13 at 11:40 am|
[quote]put up with his antics[/quote]
It doesn't affect me what he writes on twitter, what chicks he bangs, goes to 18+ casinos, or signs autographs to get Uncle Nate paid.
So yes, it was worth it because the cost was nothing....
| SEC Recruiting|| re: Composite 5 Star DE Myles Garret commits to Texas A&M - John Maplethorpe on 10/18/13 at 11:35 am|
Can he suit up for our last 6 games this year?...
| SEC Rant|| re: Say something positive about Arky thread. - John Maplethorpe on 10/13/13 at 10:00 pm|
Wal-Mart's economies of scale produce a net benefit to the American economy....
| SEC Rant|| re: Most played series between current SEC teams ... - John Maplethorpe on 10/10/13 at 2:31 pm|
49 of those were out of conference. That's gotta be up there in terms of non-con total games played....
| SEC Rant|| re: A&M -6 against ole miss? - John Maplethorpe on 10/9/13 at 5:02 pm|
6 turnovers last year and still won. I never got the Ole Miss hype. 2-6 in SEC last year....
| SEC Rant|| re: Should Sherm get the SW Trophy if A&M wins - John Maplethorpe on 9/25/13 at 8:29 pm|
This is the most awesome Mike Sherman video of all time.
Greatness starts at 0:30
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWIE_h69uf8)]2010 Intro Video[/link]...
| SEC Rant|| re: Invites to be on Playoff Committee are underway - John Maplethorpe on 9/25/13 at 8:26 pm|
[quote]Basketball uses the RPI, which is spit out by a computer. [/quote]
The RPI is just something the committee references. Humans pick the teams.
I like the computers because the formula is set. There is no human bias....
| SEC Rant|| re: SEC all star team vs. Jacksonville - John Maplethorpe on 9/17/13 at 12:48 am|
The SEC is prolly gonna have about 30 1st rounders the next 3 years. How many 1st rounders does Jacksonville have?...
| SEC Rant|| re: SEC all star team vs. Jacksonville - John Maplethorpe on 9/16/13 at 11:33 pm|
[quote]If the jags get to start Justin Blackmon and Cecil Shorts they would blow the doors off any good SEC team[/quote]
Agreed. But an all star team is going to be way more talented than any top team, individually....
| SEC Rant|| SEC all star team vs. Jacksonville - John Maplethorpe on 9/16/13 at 11:25 pm|
Pick your roster and name the score. To make it fair venue is an SEC home stadium you can chose as well.
| SEC Rant|| re: Kevin Sumlin to the Carolina Panthers? - John Maplethorpe on 9/15/13 at 6:56 pm|
Sumlin was already offered the Eagles job....
| SEC Rant|| re: Manziel Myths - John Maplethorpe on 9/15/13 at 6:52 pm|
[quote]If he hadn't thrown those two pics they probably could have pulled the game out. [/quote]
First one was a freshman not finishing his route. Johnny was making risky throws all game because he knew we had to score on every drive. He doesn't take those risks, the game isn't close....
| SEC Rant|| re: Would you give this player a Heisman? - John Maplethorpe on 9/12/13 at 9:58 am|
Funny you left off rushing yards....
| SEC Rant|| re: Compelling case for a Bama victory. - John Maplethorpe on 9/11/13 at 10:42 pm|
La Tech put up 50 something last year. Surely 'Bama went on to put up 70, but they didn't
Apples and oranges when you're running 2x the number of plays as other teams and you have 6 starters out. Rice and Sam have decent(relative) squads this year....
| SEC Rant|| re: A&M...Do Y'all High Five or Fist Pump T-Sips at Cowboys Games? - John Maplethorpe on 9/9/13 at 6:53 pm|
[quote]If I got to choose, I would rather be the wealthy tea sipper in this scenario.[/quote]
The implication was that while the Aggies sent over 20,000 overseas to fight in WW2, the longhorns sat at home sipping tea.
A patriot would consider it a pretty chiding insult. ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Aggies, I haven't been to College Station in a while. Favorite food joints in CS - John Maplethorpe on 6/29/13 at 8:52 am|
[quote]College Station has something besides Whataburger? [/quote]
College station MSA has 223,000 people. Tuscaloosa MSA has 219,000.
| SEC Rant|| re: Put a player from your team on another team thread - John Maplethorpe on 6/29/13 at 8:45 am|
Our shitty kicker. Will cost you 2 games....
| SEC Rant|| re: Saban Decorating Locker Room w/ A&M Stuff - John Maplethorpe on 6/25/13 at 4:40 pm|
14 pages in 2 hours.
| SEC Rant|| re: Record Revenue for the SEC - John Maplethorpe on 5/31/13 at 3:24 pm|
How the frick is the Pac12, which averages literally 50% of the SEC's TV ratings, making $25 Mil?...
| SEC Rant|| re: Aggies, Lets say that you lose your Coach & QB to the NFL... - John Maplethorpe on 5/25/13 at 9:14 pm|
And went 9-3 beating 3 top 10 teams the year before.
You can spin stats 1,000,000 ways....
| SEC Rant|| re: Does Johnny Manziel make it through 2013 without injury? - John Maplethorpe on 5/25/13 at 8:07 pm|
Just wait til he tries all that 'runnin round shite against a real SEC defense. He won't make it to halftime....
| SEC Rant|| re: Is Manziel the Biggest Thing to Ever Happen to Texas A&M? - John Maplethorpe on 5/17/13 at 6:21 am|
[quote]I can't remember the last time the Aggies placed top 25 at the end of the season prior to last year.[/quote]
January 2011. ...
| SEC Rant|| re: A 9-Game SEC Schedule? - John Maplethorpe on 5/9/13 at 10:10 pm|
Here's why I don't want a 9 game schedule.
possible future A&M schedule:
USCw(home and home contract signed)
Texas - Austin
You have a chance of playing 7 or 8 top 10 teams. At the very worst yo...
| SEC Rant|| re: SEC Arrests From The past 3 years: - John Maplethorpe on 5/4/13 at 10:21 am|
I guess 18-22 year olds get arrested at a high frequency overall....
| SEC Rant|| re: Can A&M become the premier University in Texas? - John Maplethorpe on 4/2/13 at 2:31 pm|
[quote]So only half of the students at one institution that is arguing that it is the flagship institution met the requirement to get in automatically to another university that is perceived as the flagship institution. I'm not sure this is helping the argument for Aggy.[/quote]
Over half the stu...
| SEC Rant|| re: Can A&M become the premier University in Texas? - John Maplethorpe on 4/2/13 at 1:30 pm|
[quote]The more cool, confident people of Texas will always go to UT,and it will always be like that.[/quote]
You know over 50% of A&M students would have been guaranteed admittance to UT under the 10% rule. Probably 80% or more were accepted, or would have been accepted....
| SEC Rant|| re: Austin SEC Club Golf Tournament - John Maplethorpe on 3/27/13 at 4:54 pm|
Austin is great. It is way over rated, but still a cool town....
| SEC Rant|| re: So with JFF falling apart, do we need to set the O/U at 8 for A&M wins? - John Maplethorpe on 3/27/13 at 11:29 am|
[quote]There aren't more than two conceivable losses on our schedule.[/quote]
Don't jinx it man.
Somebody's gonna be a lot better than last year, my guess is Auburn, somebody's gonna be a lot worse.
Nobody knew Florida was gonna win 11 games. The Ags were a slight Vegas favorite in that ga...