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Jim Rockford
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Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?



BayouBengals03
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
I'll reserve judgement until he starts to call the sports that matter.


chalmetteowl
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
Fine with me... about as good as anyone following Hawthorne can be


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Broski
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
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I'll reserve judgement until he starts to call the sports that matter.



Patrick Wright still calls softball, big dawg.


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Joe Mantegna
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
Jack Hunt is safe.


la_birdman
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
I like him. He does a good job.





He sounds like Bob Eucker.


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geauxpurple
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
I like him. There will never be another Jim Hawthorne. There will never be another John Ferguson.


vjp819
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
I hate that Jim is gone, but if that is what it took to get the fat boy, and his monotone voice off the air then it was worth it.


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Tigerdew
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
I really like the way he calls a baseball game but it's just tough that he will always lack being a fan from birth. Hawthorne had his faults but he was passionate about LSU and it will take Blair quite a while to get some LSU history under his belt.


Gray Tiger
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
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Jack Hunt is safe.




I love Jack Hunt jokes. No matter how often someone writes it, it is still side splitting funny. Nothing says cutting edge humor like Jack Hunt reference.


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saintsfan22
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
He and Thompson have terrible chemistry and he routinely ignores Doug's attempts at banter. His voice is good though.


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RogerTheShrubber
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
Hard to get used to a new guy. So many years of listening to Hawthorne. Will take a few years for him to develop a reputation


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Walt OReilly
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
I really like him


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Young Zika
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
Guy seems like a living legend, will be hard to replace him.


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his airness
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
Patrick Wright has the better voice. Shame he wasn't picked.


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tigahbait62
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
Sucks


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ForeverLSU02
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Member since Jun 2007
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
He's very good and professional, but lacks the passion and emotion of a long time fan.


tigerbait3488
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Member since Dec 2007
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
I wanted them to pick someone with LSU ties that had a investment and passion in winning and losing. As a lifelong Tiger, I could not imagine having the same passion calling another schools games.


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Supermoto Tiger
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
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Hawthorne had his faults but he was passionate about LSU and it will take Blair quite a while to get some LSU history under his belt.

I miss Hawthorne's passion. With time, I think Blair will develop the passion. So far, so good. Dude really has potential.


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GeauxLSU8
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Baton Rouge
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re: Two weeks in, what's the verdict on Chris Blair?
I like him. He has a good voice and gets excited when good things happen. When things are not going great he doesn't have the negativity that Hawthorne did. I love Hawthorne but he sounds so disgusted sometimes. He also constantly complained about the length of baseball games and some of the rules. I do wish Hanny was still doing color. He knows his stuff.


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