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jlovel7
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re: John Goodman is the guest picker(with link)
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You know it was loosely based on Billy Cannon’s life right?


I thought this was proven false.

Eta: the book was actually about a UNC player. The director was asked about the coincidence and said that’s exactly what it was, a coincidence.
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nvasil1
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I thought this was proven false.

I think Frank DeFord always insisted it wasn't based on Cannon, but an amalgamation of different athletes.

I don't think anyone doubts Cannon was at least one of those athletes though. There are some obvious parallels.


Amish threesome
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re: John Goodman is the guest picker(with link)
He lives in Bogalusa, ok maybe just outside of Bogalusa when he’s not filming., but lives in Louisiana non the less.


BayouRat15
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Bogalusa is a beautiful place:)


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BrerTiger
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re: John Goodman is the guest picker(with link)
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John Goodman is the guest picker(with link)




A baw of the first order.





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BrerTiger
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I was at the game where they filmed the football scenes during halftime


Same.

Bama game as I recall. They had to do a few takes because the crowd wasn't loud enough.


Slim
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Slidell, Louisiana
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re: John Goodman is the guest picker(with link)
Why would John Goodman be the guest picker? Does he have any affiliation with either school?


mikelbr
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Baton Rouge
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re: John Goodman is the guest picker(with link)
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Why would John Goodman be the guest picker? Does he have any affiliation with either school?

He actually played football in Tiger Stadium.

It just happened to be for a movie.

Goodman is a Great choice.

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b rod lsu
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Member since Aug 2006
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Met and shook hands with him at Tiger Stadium in 98 after the ole Miss game he was fricked up



He must have been fricked up to be in Tiger Stadium trying to watch the LSU/OM game that was being played in Oxford.


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DeafJam73
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I have always like John Goodman. I like anything he narrates.


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spslayto
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I'm hoping this is true.


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JPLSU1981
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21079 posts

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Would LOVE John Goodman as guest picker


Many disagree, but I would also at some point in the future love Ellen as guest picker. We need to get her pumping LSU consistently likes she pumps the Saints.
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Nix to Twillie
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Houston, TX
Member since Jan 2015
7476 posts

re: John Goodman is the guest picker(with link)
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married (or at least was) to a girl from Bogalusa.


Still is, since 89. For an actor in Hollywood this alone is enough to like him.


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DaleBrown
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Can anyone name a movie that goodman wasn’t in?


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midnight1961
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Member since Jan 2007
698 posts

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John Goodman is a great choice, but no one will ever top the Game Day when Brian Wilson was the host !!


tiger81
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Brentwood, TN.
Member since Jan 2008
9915 posts

re: John Goodman is the guest picker(with link)
It was the Miss. State game in '87, a week after Bama.


WaterLink
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Baton Rouge
Member since Sep 2015
2760 posts

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Good thing CFB is played on Sunday because he wouldnt be able to appear on Sunday because of Shomer Shabbos


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midnight1961
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Member since Jan 2007
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It was the Miss. State game in '87, a week after Bama
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No it was the Alabama game.


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choupiquesushi
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Randy Moss....


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sheek
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Goodman is part of the Old Baw Guard Order. Perfect Choice.


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