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TexasTiger88
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Thorpe award
Baker is a phenomenal talent but I still think Greedy is a better DB. Anyone think Baker being a senior and not skipping the bowl helped him win?


LsuTool
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re: Thorpe award
Congrats Baker!


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TigerLunatik
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re: Thorpe award
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not skipping the bowl helped him win?

C'mon man. Don't be ridiculous.


Crucial Taunt
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re: Thorpe award
I think it did. Chris Fowler even mentioned when he presented Baker with the trophy. Not to say that Baker didn’t deserve it
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oOoLsUtIgErSoOo
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re: Thorpe award
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Anyone think Baker being a senior and not skipping the bowl helped him win?




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DeathValley85
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re: Thorpe award
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C'mon man. Don't be ridiculous.


FYI in his interview after on stage he was specifically asked why he WASNT skipping the bowl game.

ETA: not saying it factored in...but did think it was pretty coincidental
This post was edited on 12/6 at 6:34 pm


tigerbru17
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re: Thorpe award
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Anyone think Baker being a senior and not skipping the bowl helped him win?

People will bash you for saying this but it’s true. Fowler made a point to mention it. Greedy didn’t even clap for him.


DBG
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re: Thorpe award
You morons, this award was voted on weeks ago


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LsuTool
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re: Thorpe award
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Greedy didn’t even clap for him.


His true colors have come to light recently
This post was edited on 12/6 at 6:36 pm


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young man tiger
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re: Thorpe award
Thorpe is meaningless. It’s an exhibition reward.


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lsufball19
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re: Thorpe award
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Anyone think Baker being a senior and not skipping the bowl helped him win?

No he’s a really good player and was on a better team. Those votes were in before greedy announced he was skipping the bowl game.
This post was edited on 12/6 at 6:38 pm


LsuTool
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re: Thorpe award
At least he showed up. He could have tripped walking up the aisle.


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classicgold
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re: Thorpe award
I think Baker just had a better year. He was absolutely lock down. If Greedy makes the play to end the A&M game in regulation he probably wins it.


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ATLTiger
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re: Thorpe award
Delpit should’ve won it. Easily


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TigerLunatik
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Jan 2005
21594 posts

re: Thorpe award
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not saying it factored in...but did think it was pretty coincidental

It's a big talking point this time of year due to the recent trend. I agree with you that there's no way that it was a factor.


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stho381
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Member since Jan 2012
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re: Thorpe award
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Anyone think Baker being a senior and not skipping the bowl helped him win?




It didn't hurt him.


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TrouserTrout
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Member since Nov 2017
620 posts

re: Thorpe award
I wanted Greedy to win until I heard Bakers explanation for playing in the bowl game. Kinda glad Greedy didn’t win now.


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OldTigahFot
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re: Thorpe award
All three of the finalists are quality DB's. They will all make big jack come draft day. The trophy won't make much, if any difference.



TopekaTiger
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Member since Nov 2018
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re: Thorpe award
Apparently baker hasn’t given up a TD in two years... that being said Delpit is far more deserving


lsufball19
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Franklin, TN by way of Memphis, TN
Member since Sep 2008
29137 posts

re: Thorpe award
I hate when our fans get offended when a player nominated for an award doesn't win it or a player isn't an all-american as if other teams don't have great players too. Baker was likely the favorite for this award if anyone paid any attention. No one got "robbed"


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