| Tiger Rant|| re: What Was the First LSU Football Game You Saw In Person? - LCTigers69 on 6/22/13 at 4:33 pm|
1969 vs. Auburn
21-20 classic, and the last day game played at home until 1977. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Anybody See a Football Game in Tiger Stadium with No Upper Decks? - LCTigers69 on 3/15/13 at 4:11 pm|
I'm sure that the home games were always a 7:30 p.m. start ... unless national or regional tv was involved.
One of the most unusual start times I can remember was the Thanksgiving night (1973) game against Alabama ... a 5:45 p.m. start. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Anybody See a Football Game in Tiger Stadium with No Upper Decks? - LCTigers69 on 3/14/13 at 9:38 pm|
South end zone for many years (1969-77). First game ever for me was the 21-20 Auburn game, and the last was a home win over Mississippi State in 1977. In 1978, the west upper deck opened for the Indiana game. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: For the old-timers...when did Cholly Mac first get on the hot seat? - LCTigers69 on 1/29/13 at 4:06 pm|
When Paul Dietzel returned as AD in 1979 ... Mac's fate was sealed. Remember, when Dietzel left LSU for Army in 1962, he did not recommend McClendon as his successor. It's no secret that the 2 men did not get along ... 2 very different personalities. Mac almost took a job at KY, but was given a p...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Did Shep do anything in the Senior Bowl.... - LCTigers69 on 1/27/13 at 1:18 pm|
Next stop, CFL tryout. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Can an old timer give a history lesson of the LSU/Kentucky basketball series? - LCTigers69 on 1/24/13 at 9:06 pm|
Joe B. Hall
Brown got along o.k. with Eddie Sutton from his Arkansas days, but the rivalry with Hall and Pitino was the real deal.
The "jacket" game was in 1978 at brand new Rupp Arena. The next 2 years, however, LSU beat KY at Rupp.
LSU beat KY in the SEC tou...
| Tiger Rant|| re: David Woodley QB LSU - LCTigers69 on 1/23/13 at 10:27 pm|
Woodley would often start games ... the veteran back-up who came in and rescued a lot of games was Don Strock.
Woodley's last game as a starter in Miami was at NO Saints in 1983. Marino took over in that game and for a long time thereafter. Woodley ended up being trade...
| Tiger Rant|| re: the top 5 lsu football players of all time? - LCTigers69 on 1/20/13 at 6:47 pm|
from the decade I remember most fondly (1965-74):
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU 58 @ Georgia 67 - FINAL - LSU falls to 0-4 in SEC - LCTigers69 on 1/19/13 at 9:10 pm|
All downhill since Marquette ... from respectable start to worst in SEC. The "easy" SEC schedule is over, and this team already looks done. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU 58 @ Georgia 67 - FINAL - LSU falls to 0-4 in SEC - LCTigers69 on 1/19/13 at 8:57 pm|
LSU has no answer for the zone ... for the 4th straight game. Is that not coaching? ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Official Game Thread: LSU 73 | USCe 81 | FINAL OT - LCTigers69 on 1/16/13 at 9:49 pm|
Extremely disappointing loss and another basketball season appears to be heading nowhere....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Were the uniform changes permanent ? - LCTigers69 on 1/13/13 at 10:25 pm|
Uniforms and helmets of the 1960's and 70-71 were simple but classy. Yes, even with numbers on helmets and without names on back. A by-gone era, I know. This game pictured is from 1970. Former Mac assistant Bill Beall was the Baylor head coach.
| Tiger Rant|| re: Loudest games in LSU history. - LCTigers69 on 1/12/13 at 11:45 pm|
The 1979 game vs. USC is always mentioned and with good reason ... probably the loudest. A game not talked about as much was the "fog game" against FSU in 1982.
Prior to the stadium expansion (pre-1978) ... these are the games I remember as loudest:
Notre Dame '71
Ole Miss ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: GAME THREAD -- LSU - 63 Auburn - 68 FINAL - LCTigers69 on 1/9/13 at 9:57 pm|
2 bad teans ,,, LSU was just worse. I don't see a whole lot of difference from the few seasons. Poor free throw shooting continues. Disappointing start. ...
| Coaching Changes|| re: Would Lovie be a good fit in Buuuffalo? - LCTigers69 on 1/3/13 at 3:37 pm|
It's the worst job of the current NFL openings. I've heart Haslett may be interested, but no Redskins' assistant can interview until Washington is eliminated. ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Can somebody explain to me the 1972 Season? - LCTigers69 on 1/3/13 at 3:31 pm|
Auburn's only loss in 1972 was to LSU, 35-7. I attended that game at Tiger Stadium. One could argue it was one of LSU's best played games ever under McClendon. Jones had a terrific game. For whatever reason, LSU seemed to play some of its best games against Auburn (1969, 1970, 1972, 1973) during...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Arrogance, pure and simple - LCTigers69 on 1/1/13 at 6:26 pm|
Arrogrance + Incompetence is a losing combination. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Can Johnny Jones win 20 games in his first year? - LCTigers69 on 12/28/12 at 12:38 pm|
| Coaching Changes|| re: What are some of the jobs you think will open up after next season? - LCTigers69 on 12/15/12 at 8:16 pm|
| Tiger Rant|| re: Tennessee vs. LSU 1967 - LCTigers69 on 12/7/12 at 8:38 pm|
I thought they switched to the veer in '75 ... any way, it was a 1-year experiment only. Mac went back to the I-formation the next season, and Robiskie had a big year.
The LSU uniforms in that '67 film ... those of that era ... were simple, but classy. I'd love to see the current team wear the ...
| Coaching Changes|| re: Multiple Reports: Kirby Smart UT's latest #1 target ... - LCTigers69 on 12/6/12 at 9:35 pm|
Is Smart ready to be a HC at a big-time program competing in the best conference in football?
I know it's the NFL, but in NO Sean Payton has been the "real" offensive coordinator, even though Pete Carmichael has the title.
Nick Saban is the "real" defensive coordinator at Alabama. How much in...
| Coaching Changes|| re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans? - LCTigers69 on 12/6/12 at 7:58 pm|
Tuberville, Petrino ... much better options. A team that gives up 70 points in a conference championship game is a team that has quit on their head coach. ...
| Coaching Changes|| re: Wes Rucker: Butch Jones has emerged as the heavy favorite to become VOLS coach - LCTigers69 on 12/6/12 at 6:13 pm|
Is he up to the job? If this is finally the Vols hire, it is an "underwhelming" one. Big step up from UC to UT. However, if he works out, nobody will remember all this mess of the last few days. If he doesn't ... well, that's another story.
Tuberville and Petrino were better options, IMO.
| Tiger Rant|| re: Are there any midfield logos better than LSU's? - LCTigers69 on 12/6/12 at 2:34 pm|
I was off by several years ... looks like it was 1991 when the "eye of the tiger" first appeared.
| Tiger Rant|| re: Are there any midfield logos better than LSU's? - LCTigers69 on 12/6/12 at 2:25 pm|
I'm going to take a guess that is was around 1987 when the "eye" first appeared. As pointed out, it was actually on the 45-yard line (not the 50). ...
| Coaching Changes|| re: What song best describes the UT Coaching search to date? - LCTigers69 on 12/6/12 at 1:02 pm|
From the oldies rack:
Alone Again, Naturally (Gilbert O'Sullivan)
One is a Lonely Number (Three Dog Night)
All By Myself (Eric Carmen)
Want Ads (Honeycone)
Leaving on a Jet Plane (Peter, Paul, and Mary)...
| Coaching Changes|| re: Top 5 coaches for the UT job IYO - LCTigers69 on 12/5/12 at 9:53 pm|
Good list ... , though Monken might be a stretch. Petrino is the choice based strictly on coaching, but he has lots of "baggage." It's probably going to come down to Fedora or Tuberville. ...
| Coaching Changes|| re: So where does UT go from here? - LCTigers69 on 12/5/12 at 8:29 pm|
Tuberville is your best option at this point, IMO. ...
| Coaching Changes|| re: Better Hire: Bielema or Gus? - LCTigers69 on 12/4/12 at 9:06 pm|
| Coaching Changes|| re: Bielema and Gus are puzzling hires - LCTigers69 on 12/4/12 at 5:30 pm|
IMO, both are good hires. Neither are home runs, but solid nonetheless. ...