| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Shun Brown Rumor..... - Gravitiger on 7/22/14 at 7:50 pm|
[quote]I'd love for you to bring some actual substance to this board for once instead acting like a big shot know-it-all.[/quote]You mean like explaining who you were talking about and linking his profile?...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Feleipe apparently not taking our offer to Patterson too well.. - Gravitiger on 7/22/14 at 2:46 am|
[quote]That tweet could go either way and I think Jimmy made that pretty clear so I don't see what the big deal is.[/quote]No problem with what Jimmy wrote. But this thread title is misleading, one-sided, and possibly flat out wrong....
| SEC Rant|| re: With all of these recent arrests by players in the SEC... - Gravitiger on 7/14/14 at 12:57 am|
[quote] Well the NFL has the Rookie Symposium. I think the SEC needs to do something similar for freshman in college [/quote] Every halfway decent program has orientation and mentoring programs.
| SEC Rant|| re: Spent the last week in Ernge Beach and met many fans of opposing schools... - Gravitiger on 7/13/14 at 10:22 pm|
[quote]One nice lady pushed me out of a slow area of the Lazy River.[/quote]Waterville USA, baby!...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Underprivileged Tiger Fans - Gravitiger on 7/13/14 at 5:19 pm|
There are usually kids outside the stadium looking to buy on the cheap. Of course many are looking to turn around and sell them at a profit rather than attend the game....
| SEC Rant|| re: 5 SEC Players to root for - Gravitiger on 7/13/14 at 3:14 pm|
[quote]on hargrave being the conference best other than that
[/quote]Who is then?...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: The Opening Dream Team - Gravitiger on 7/13/14 at 3:04 pm|
[quote]donte ran something like a 4.42 40 yard dash. that is not ELITE speed.[/quote]Yes it is....
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Manny Miles - Gravitiger on 7/5/14 at 8:14 pm|
[quote]Better baseball player than football. Should come play for Mainieri.[/quote]Yes[quote]Michigan wont offer him a scholarship would they?[/quote]No...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Underrated Recruit That LSU Missed Out On Recently That You Really Wanted - Gravitiger on 6/20/14 at 10:34 pm|
[quote]Derrick Kelly Jr.
We barely missed according to some, and I think he's gonna be monster left tackle after some S&C. A true LT prospect was the only need we didn't really get last class.[/quote]Good call. Prototype LT....
| Tiger Rant|| re: O-line looking Beastly, Hawkins and La'El 1st off bus - Gravitiger on 6/20/14 at 1:02 am|
| Tiger Rant|| re: Things you've been wrong about (LSU football related) - Gravitiger on 6/20/14 at 12:18 am|
After the 2008 comeback against Auburn, I called Jarrett Lee our quarterback of the future....
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Kaplan DE Jalen Bates got the ol' "give and take" by Texas A&M - Gravitiger on 6/18/14 at 7:00 pm|
[quote]In fairness, they did tell him up front[/quote]This. Fairly regular practice. Not that big a deal IMO....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Trey Quinn - Unique Fitness Training - Gravitiger on 6/16/14 at 2:44 am|
[quote]This guy not being considered as the best high school receiver last year is simply the moat blatant case of racism I've ever seen in recruiting.[/quote]He was the best high school receiver, just maybe not the best college receiver prospect....
| SEC Rant|| re: Create Your Own Conference - Gravitiger on 6/13/14 at 1:04 am|
Down in basketball but baseball would be incredible....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Pregame cannon - Gravitiger on 6/11/14 at 12:07 am|
[quote]yeah the alums used to tell us about how they had a cannon and how they used to put cotton on the lawn during old south and pay the little black kids to pick it up[/quote]The Dekes supposedly did that once in the Alpha yard....
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: 2014 TE Colin Jeter commits - Gravitiger on 6/10/14 at 10:50 am|
[quote]Josh McNeil.....appears that he plans to enroll at FSU this december[/quote]Not sure FSU/ACC agrees with his plans though. Kid's recruitment has been a total mess....
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: NCAA passes new playing policy for incoming Freshmen - Gravitiger on 5/22/14 at 1:18 pm|
[quote]Ya, I feel like ACT scores are usually what we are waiting on... Maybe thats just because of the sliding scale. [/quote]Because it's easier to skate through a bad school with a decent GPA than it is to make a decent score on a national standardized test....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Can anyone explain how we got a 3 seed in the SEC tourney. - Gravitiger on 5/19/14 at 4:44 pm|
[link=(http://www.d1baseball.com/conferences/standings_sec.htm)]Great college baseball results/standings site[/link]...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Dylan Williams - Where is he now? - Gravitiger on 5/19/14 at 1:11 am|
[quote]If it's statutory, one of the parties is too young to give consent. By definition, sex without mutual consent is rape. As such, statutory rape is the proper term.[/quote]All rape is statutory....
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: 2015 ATH Donte Jackson very interested in LSU - Gravitiger on 5/17/14 at 10:50 pm|
[quote]If he's getting attention playing at riverdale he's got to be good. The only games I've seen of them have been massacres.[/quote]He has shown out at some recent 7-on-7 events, plus spring track season....
| SEC Recruiting|| re: 3* OL/DL Jozie Milton Commits to Gamecocks - Gravitiger on 5/17/14 at 5:46 pm|
[quote]So your saying his commitment to us is simply a ploy to gain interest from lsu? [/quote]He already has interest from LSU, and he already knows what he has to do to earn a scholarship there. I think his commitment is legit, in that he really likes SC and he probably had to go ahead and take th...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Former LSU FB Jacob Hester among 70 at Saints tryout - Gravitiger on 5/17/14 at 5:40 pm|
[quote]I don't get why Hester hasn't stuck on a team with his skill set. He can be a blocking FB, a power HB, a receiving threat, and a special teams standout. [/quote]He stuck for five years. That is a solid career.
Then he lost his job to someone bigger, stronger, faster, younger, etc....
| SEC Recruiting|| re: Javon Patterson - Gravitiger on 5/17/14 at 4:50 pm|
[quote]He is also scheduled to visit on May 31st, which is Big Cat weekend in Auburn (all the big-name prospects are in town). I am guessing this may be his official visit. [/quote]Official visit in May?...
| Tiger Rant|| re: "Kadrone Boone is gonna make that team" - Gravitiger on 5/17/14 at 4:00 pm|
[quote]Didn't Shep play for the Bucs last season? [/quote]Yes, mostly as a gunner. May get more opps on offense and kick returns this year....
| SEC Rant|| re: Have you ever been to an SEC football game not involving your favorite team? - Gravitiger on 5/17/14 at 1:54 am|
Grew up near Oxford, seen a lot of games there. Been to an Egg Bowl in Starkville. Went to Bama so saw a lot of games there, too. Also been to almost every Liberty Bowl for the past 10-15 years....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Your favorite announcer strikes again - Gravitiger on 5/16/14 at 7:18 pm|
| Tiger Rant|| re: New USC Billboard Crowdfund? - Gravitiger on 5/13/14 at 8:34 am|
[quote]If I have my facts straight I think we are at 60 NFL drafted players total and USC is at 61.[/quote]Going back how far?...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: 2015 ATH Donte Jackson is starting to get national attention - Gravitiger on 5/12/14 at 11:22 pm|
[quote]Example: adoree Jackson offered at cb [/quote]Counter-examples: Mo Claiborne trying both CB and WR in fall camp, Jeryl Brazil working at CB but playing in a game on offense, Russell Shepard playing in multiple roles (QB, RB, WR), Russell Gate being listed on the roster as an ATH, etc....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Free Agent Tigers - Gravitiger on 5/12/14 at 11:19 pm|
[quote]Um drafted players no matter what round get more of a chance to play. They get longer time on contracts to prove themselves in most cases.[/quote]This is not true. Neither UFA's or 7th rounders get any guarantee beyond their signing bonus and a spot in training camp.[quote]Most UDFA end up on...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Free Agent Tigers - Gravitiger on 5/12/14 at 11:18 pm|
[quote]If youre drafted team own your rights, if you go undrafted you can choose where you go.
[/quote]This. Plus about $50,000 in signing bonuses, on average....