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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5715 on: December 01, 2013, 03:11:17 AM »
Congrats to Auburn. They deserved the win. Another classic Iron Bowl that will go down in history as one of the greatest college football games ever. I’m sick that we came out on the losing end. But you can’t expect to win when you drop passes, commit numerous penalties, and fail to put your opponent away when you have the opportunity. Auburn ran the ball down our throats, and no other team has been able to do that to an Alabama defense. So I tip my hat to the Tigers. I have to question the 57 yard field goal attempt at the end of the game. But Coach Saban has accomplished too much for me to put any blame on him for this one. We had our chances to put the game away, but we failed to do so. Auburn stepped up and made plays when they had to. And they won the game on a play that will surely go down in the annals of Auburn football lore. I have been spoiled by BAMA’s unparalleled success over the past few years. We’re not used to losing. So this one hurts. It hurts because of who we lost to, and because of the way we lost. But Auburn earned it, and their fans have a right to celebrate. So my sincere congratulations to them. Enjoy it. Incredible game, incredible finish. Wish it would have ended in our favor. But the sun will still come up tomorrow, and I’ll still be very, very proud to be a BAMA fan.


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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5716 on: December 01, 2013, 04:39:58 AM »
Congrats to Auburn. They deserved the win. Another classic Iron Bowl that will go down in history as one of the greatest college football games ever. I’m sick that we came out on the losing end. But you can’t expect to win when you drop passes, commit numerous penalties, and fail to put your opponent away when you have the opportunity. Auburn ran the ball down our throats, and no other team has been able to do that to an Alabama defense. So I tip my hat to the Tigers. I have to question the 57 yard field goal attempt at the end of the game. But Coach Saban has accomplished too much for me to put any blame on him for this one. We had our chances to put the game away, but we failed to do so. Auburn stepped up and made plays when they had to. And they won the game on a play that will surely go down in the annals of Auburn football lore. I have been spoiled by BAMA’s unparalleled success over the past few years. We’re not used to losing. So this one hurts. It hurts because of who we lost to, and because of the way we lost. But Auburn earned it, and their fans have a right to celebrate. So my sincere congratulations to them. Enjoy it. Incredible game, incredible finish. Wish it would have ended in our favor. But the sun will still come up tomorrow, and I’ll still be very, very proud to be a BAMA fan.


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And the worst ending that I've ever seen.  :( :( :(
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5717 on: December 01, 2013, 04:51:37 AM »
The funny part is Nick Saban will be up all night thinking about it. Its like that article I read, nothing ever surprises him because he plans moment to moment. Best football coach in the game, shame it ended like that.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5718 on: December 01, 2013, 11:16:13 AM »
The funny part is Nick Saban will be up all night thinking about it. Its like that article I read, nothing ever surprises him because he plans moment to moment. Best football coach in the game, shame it ended like that.

Even the best football coach will lose.  Eight times out of ten, Alabama would win straight-up against Auburn, but there are still those two chances.  Auburn needed two miracle plays these pat two weeks to win.  That doesn't change the fact that Alabama absolutely blew the special teams coverage.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5719 on: December 02, 2013, 10:09:23 AM »
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5720 on: December 02, 2013, 04:54:28 PM »
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Best ending to a football game I never saw, in my case.  Currently in Europe, I don't really watch much football at all.  I'll fairly regularly track a game on ESPN.com's GameCast, but mostly I just read about games after the fact.  And I can't actually tell you how riveted I was to the accounts of this one.  Wow.  A Razorback fan, I went online Sunday morning to check how bad the Arkansas score was.  I was shocked that they had actually given LSU a run for their money, but that game actually took a back seat to Auburn-Alabama.  I couldn't read enough.  Awesome game; awesome ending; awesome story.  One for the ages.

I have to question the 57 yard field goal attempt at the end of the game.
I'm not sure I question it, myself.  I think any analysis would show the odds in favor of an attempt.  The probability of making a 57-yarder might be small, but the probability of a runback is tiny.   Of course tiny doesn't equal zero, and that's the unfortunate experience Alabama had on Saturday.  But given the exact same circumstances, I think I'd kick it every time.

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5721 on: December 02, 2013, 05:10:03 PM »
I have to question the 57 yard field goal attempt at the end of the game.
I'm not sure I question it, myself.  I think any analysis would show the odds in favor of an attempt.  The probability of making a 57-yarder might be small, but the probability of a runback is tiny.   Of course tiny doesn't equal zero, and that's the unfortunate experience Alabama had on Saturday.  But given the exact same circumstances, I think I'd kick it every time.
I suppose the odds of making a 57-yard FG are probably better than the odds of completing a 47-yard desperation bomb--I hate applying the blasphemous term "Hail Mary" to such a pass--and the odds of what actually did happen are probably just as slim as such a desperation bomb getting intercepted and run back for a TD. Only three times in the history of NCAA football prior to last Saturday did an unblocked FG miss ever get returned for a TD, and never did one of those TDs actually win the game with no time left. I don't question Saban's decision to go for the FG. I just don't think anyone anticipated that Alabama would fail so miserably in their attempt to tackle Davis on the return and keep him from scoring.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5722 on: December 02, 2013, 09:20:51 PM »
I have to question the 57 yard field goal attempt at the end of the game.
I'm not sure I question it, myself.  I think any analysis would show the odds in favor of an attempt.  The probability of making a 57-yarder might be small, but the probability of a runback is tiny.   Of course tiny doesn't equal zero, and that's the unfortunate experience Alabama had on Saturday.  But given the exact same circumstances, I think I'd kick it every time.
I suppose the odds of making a 57-yard FG are probably better than the odds of completing a 47-yard desperation bomb--I hate applying the blasphemous term "Hail Mary" to such a pass--and the odds of what actually did happen are probably just as slim as such a desperation bomb getting intercepted and run back for a TD. Only three times in the history of NCAA football prior to last Saturday did an unblocked FG miss ever get returned for a TD, and never did one of those TDs actually win the game with no time left. I don't question Saban's decision to go for the FG. I just don't think anyone anticipated that Alabama would fail so miserably in their attempt to tackle Davis on the return and keep him from scoring.

My only reason to criticize him is the distance; 57 yards is hardly a lock even in the NFL, and (for those who say, "he was hitting at 60 yards in practice) is really only akin to practice if one is playing in a dome.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5723 on: December 02, 2013, 09:22:51 PM »
That said - what a Saturday for rivalry games!  In addition to the two already mentioned, the OSU-UM game was quite the heart-stopper.  Good day to be a College Football fan.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5724 on: December 02, 2013, 09:23:11 PM »
Congrats to Auburn. They deserved the win. Another classic Iron Bowl that will go down in history as one of the greatest college football games ever. I’m sick that we came out on the losing end. But you can’t expect to win when you drop passes, commit numerous penalties, and fail to put your opponent away when you have the opportunity. Auburn ran the ball down our throats, and no other team has been able to do that to an Alabama defense. So I tip my hat to the Tigers. I have to question the 57 yard field goal attempt at the end of the game. But Coach Saban has accomplished too much for me to put any blame on him for this one. We had our chances to put the game away, but we failed to do so. Auburn stepped up and made plays when they had to. And they won the game on a play that will surely go down in the annals of Auburn football lore. I have been spoiled by BAMA’s unparalleled success over the past few years. We’re not used to losing. So this one hurts. It hurts because of who we lost to, and because of the way we lost. But Auburn earned it, and their fans have a right to celebrate. So my sincere congratulations to them. Enjoy it. Incredible game, incredible finish. Wish it would have ended in our favor. But the sun will still come up tomorrow, and I’ll still be very, very proud to be a BAMA fan.


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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5725 on: December 02, 2013, 10:11:58 PM »
I think the probability of scoring on a 57 yard field goal is substantially higher than returning a short field goal kick for a 108 yard return against Alabama. I think Saban did the right thing, but sometimes, the cookie just doesn't crumble how you think it will.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5726 on: December 03, 2013, 02:02:52 AM »
Congrats to Auburn. They deserved the win. Another classic Iron Bowl that will go down in history as one of the greatest college football games ever. I’m sick that we came out on the losing end. But you can’t expect to win when you drop passes, commit numerous penalties, and fail to put your opponent away when you have the opportunity. Auburn ran the ball down our throats, and no other team has been able to do that to an Alabama defense. So I tip my hat to the Tigers. I have to question the 57 yard field goal attempt at the end of the game. But Coach Saban has accomplished too much for me to put any blame on him for this one. We had our chances to put the game away, but we failed to do so. Auburn stepped up and made plays when they had to. And they won the game on a play that will surely go down in the annals of Auburn football lore. I have been spoiled by BAMA’s unparalleled success over the past few years. We’re not used to losing. So this one hurts. It hurts because of who we lost to, and because of the way we lost. But Auburn earned it, and their fans have a right to celebrate. So my sincere congratulations to them. Enjoy it. Incredible game, incredible finish. Wish it would have ended in our favor. But the sun will still come up tomorrow, and I’ll still be very, very proud to be a BAMA fan.


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Certainly the most bizarre ending I've ever seen, save maybe for video replays of that finish to the Stanford/Cal game John Elway played in decades ago when a Cal player wiped out the trombonist in the endzone.
I thought that was Forrest Gump.
The video replay shows Cal using five laterals on a desperation kickoff return to come from behind and beat Stanford with no time left. The Stanford band thought Stanford had already won and had basically taken over the Stanford end of the field. A trombonist just happened to be standing in the endzone at the end of the last ball carrier's run, so the ball carrier clobbered him with the ball after scoring. Here's the video of that amazing return:

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5727 on: December 03, 2013, 02:06:16 AM »
I think the probability of scoring on a 57 yard field goal is substantially higher than returning a short field goal kick for a 108 yard return against Alabama. I think Saban did the right thing, but sometimes, the cookie just doesn't crumble how you think it will.

Alabama or not, the odds of a long return are higher than one thinks in these cases because the "coverage" team on the return is really a "protection" team - they're on the field to keep the defense from blocking the kick, not for their ability to tackle a speed man in the open field.  That return is likely stopped if it were against a kick coverage team.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5728 on: December 03, 2013, 04:46:28 PM »
Oy ve! One Bama fan was so enraged that another Bama fan with whom she watched the game didn't seem upset enough about Bama's loss that she shot and killed the other fan. :'(

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5730 on: December 06, 2013, 01:17:40 PM »
The USA is basically out of the World Cup before it even started. :'(
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« Reply #5731 on: December 06, 2013, 05:22:20 PM »
The USA is basically out of the World Cup before it even started. :'(
Hey, it ain't over 'til it's over.  Unless it's over; then I guess maybe it's over.  Of course this is soccer and what goes over doesn't count -- only what goes under and between.  So maybe it ain't over 'til it's under.  In which case we'll just have to wait and see.

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« Reply #5732 on: December 06, 2013, 05:24:47 PM »
The USA is basically out of the World Cup before it even started. :'(
Hey, it ain't over 'til it's over.  Unless it's over; then I guess maybe it's over.  Of course this is soccer and what goes over doesn't count -- only what goes under and between.  So maybe it ain't over 'til it's under.  In which case we'll just have to wait and see.
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« Reply #5733 on: December 07, 2013, 03:18:22 PM »
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« Reply #5734 on: December 07, 2013, 08:15:38 PM »
I don't watch football and never college.

But I am right now. What is with the SEC? 93 total points with 11 left? Nearly 400 yards rushing by Auburn in 3 quarters?
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« Reply #5735 on: December 08, 2013, 01:57:32 AM »
I can't wait for the BCS Final 4 to start in '15.  Had the BCS Final 4 started in '14, Baylor and Alabama would have been included in an all southern playoff system.

Fl. State and Auburn looks like an excellent matchup.  I've had it with the SEC; so, I'm going with Fl. State.  I've also had it with Southern schools dominating college football.

I'm happy Ohio St. lost and Mich. St. is going to the Rose Bowl to face Stanford.

With MD joining the Big 10, I think I'll hate MD more for leaving the ACC than Ohio St. (which I've always hated).  The only other team I really hate is Notre Dame although I like their coach Brian Kelly.
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« Reply #5736 on: December 08, 2013, 02:16:41 PM »
I hate Auburn, as someone who almost went to Bama, but I'll be cheering for them. Gotta keep the title in Alabama

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« Reply #5737 on: December 08, 2013, 04:35:20 PM »
I hate Auburn, as someone who almost went to Bama, but I'll be cheering for them. Gotta keep the title in Alabama

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« Reply #5738 on: December 08, 2013, 04:37:01 PM »
PetertheAleut: could we finally be seeing my TIDE and your DUCKS squaring off in the Sugar Bowl?  :)



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« Reply #5739 on: December 08, 2013, 05:06:51 PM »
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5740 on: December 08, 2013, 05:16:10 PM »
PetertheAleut: could we finally be seeing my TIDE and your DUCKS squaring off in the Sugar Bowl?  :)
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« Reply #5741 on: December 08, 2013, 05:24:55 PM »
I don't understand a lick about college football, but I guess I would root for Alabama since I know people that foam at the mouth whenever they are brought up.
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« Reply #5742 on: December 08, 2013, 05:34:21 PM »
I really hope Troy works with a high school football team next summer. He could teach them a lot about reading plays, timing, etc., and really inspire them. In return they could teach him high school level tackling skills, which would be a major improvement for him. Win-win.

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« Reply #5743 on: December 08, 2013, 05:45:34 PM »
I really hope Troy works with a high school football team next summer. He could teach them a lot about reading plays, timing, etc., and really inspire them. In return they could teach him high school level tackling skills, which would be a major improvement for him. Win-win.

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« Reply #5744 on: December 08, 2013, 08:19:21 PM »
Bengals secured a playoff berth!
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« Reply #5745 on: December 08, 2013, 11:19:44 PM »
The USA is basically out of the World Cup before it even started. :'(

I doubt we will even tie Ghana, but stranger things have happened,  remember 2002?
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5746 on: December 08, 2013, 11:23:53 PM »
I don't understand a lick about college football, but I guess I would root for Alabama since I know people that foam at the mouth whenever they are brought up.

That's a good a reason as any.  Pretty much college football is being die hard for one team and hating everyone else.  Understand that and you're on your way to being a master.  Also, remember the following

SEC=southeast corruption
Big XII only has 10 teams
BIG is horribly overrated
PAC-12 are wannabes
ACC is usually one team with a bunch if bottom feeders
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5747 on: December 08, 2013, 11:25:33 PM »
I hate Auburn, as someone who almost went to Bama, but I'll be cheering for them. Gotta keep the title in Alabama

I just can't bring myself to do it. And I am no fan of FSU, believe me.


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Think of it as a way to secure the SEC dominance of college football for another year.

Plus, I always want my rivals to do well. Makes it that much sweeter when we beat them, as compared to beating a crappy school which is no fun at all, and means the same.

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5748 on: December 09, 2013, 05:15:32 AM »
Bengals secured a playoff berth!
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5749 on: December 09, 2013, 05:29:43 AM »
PetertheAleut: could we finally be seeing my TIDE and your DUCKS squaring off in the Sugar Bowl?  :)
That would be sweet! :laugh:
Doesn't look like it's gonna happen, though. Looks as if the Ducks are going to play the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl, instead.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5750 on: December 10, 2013, 11:53:44 AM »
Well, Auburn beat Mizzou in the SEC Championship, just like everyone predicted in August…. right Gebre??

But for real… i hate auburn so damn much. Im not saying they're necessarily a bad team, but they really should not have beaten Bama or Georgia for that matter. Guess Bama fans know how we UGA fans felt a few weeks ago.

But auburn makes me sick. I usually cheer for the SEC in the title games, but Im not sure if I can here. I feel like I could root for Florida in a title game easier than Auburn bc I at least have a decent respect for them, though i hate them more than almost anything.

Anyways, I know this rant is a couple weeks late. Ive just been away. Im glad OSU lost though. Sick of hearing about them.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5751 on: December 10, 2013, 12:05:26 PM »
Well, Auburn beat Mizzou in the SEC Championship, just like everyone predicted in August…. right Gebre??

But for real… i hate auburn so damn much. Im not saying they're necessarily a bad team, but they really should not have beaten Bama or Georgia for that matter. Guess Bama fans know how we UGA fans felt a few weeks ago.

But auburn makes me sick. I usually cheer for the SEC in the title games, but Im not sure if I can here. I feel like I could root for Florida in a title game easier than Auburn bc I at least have a decent respect for them, though i hate them more than almost anything.

Anyways, I know this rant is a couple weeks late. Ive just been away. Im glad OSU lost though. Sick of hearing about them.

Could you explain why you hate them and why they make you sick? I am not trolling. I am really wondering. I watched last Saturday's game on a fluke (part of it). Is it how they play or just some historical rivalry thing?

After seeing part of that game, I looked up the end of their game against Alabama. LOL. Sorry but that was insane.

I feel terrible for Gebre.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5752 on: December 10, 2013, 12:14:06 PM »
Well, Auburn beat Mizzou in the SEC Championship, just like everyone predicted in August…. right Gebre??

But for real… i hate auburn so damn much. Im not saying they're necessarily a bad team, but they really should not have beaten Bama or Georgia for that matter. Guess Bama fans know how we UGA fans felt a few weeks ago.

But auburn makes me sick. I usually cheer for the SEC in the title games, but Im not sure if I can here. I feel like I could root for Florida in a title game easier than Auburn bc I at least have a decent respect for them, though i hate them more than almost anything.

Anyways, I know this rant is a couple weeks late. Ive just been away. Im glad OSU lost though. Sick of hearing about them.

Could you explain why you hate them and why they make you sick? I am not trolling. I am really wondering. I watched last Saturday's game on a fluke (part of it). Is it how they play or just some historical rivalry thing?

After seeing part of that game, I looked up the end of their game against Alabama. LOL. Sorry but that was insane.

I feel terrible for Gebre.

Im a Georgia fan and the Georgia/Auburn rivalry is one of the oldest (if not the oldest) rivalry in the south. Ive always hated Auburn as a result of that historic rivalry, but seeing how they've won this year is just awful. You should search for a video of how this years Georgia/Auburn game ended. Its probably more sickening than how the Bama game ended.

And not to mention that Im sure they're still paying players like they did with scam newton. i don't think it's a coincidence that their 3 best players are all transfers from other big schools.


EDIT*** heres the video from the UGA game

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkpDz8YyVD8
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5753 on: December 10, 2013, 12:47:57 PM »
Well, Auburn beat Mizzou in the SEC Championship, just like everyone predicted in August…. right Gebre??

But for real… i hate auburn so damn much. Im not saying they're necessarily a bad team, but they really should not have beaten Bama or Georgia for that matter. Guess Bama fans know how we UGA fans felt a few weeks ago.

But auburn makes me sick. I usually cheer for the SEC in the title games, but Im not sure if I can here. I feel like I could root for Florida in a title game easier than Auburn bc I at least have a decent respect for them, though i hate them more than almost anything.

Anyways, I know this rant is a couple weeks late. Ive just been away. Im glad OSU lost though. Sick of hearing about them.

Could you explain why you hate them and why they make you sick? I am not trolling. I am really wondering. I watched last Saturday's game on a fluke (part of it). Is it how they play or just some historical rivalry thing?

After seeing part of that game, I looked up the end of their game against Alabama. LOL. Sorry but that was insane.

I feel terrible for Gebre.

That was tough.


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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5754 on: December 10, 2013, 12:55:29 PM »
Well, Auburn beat Mizzou in the SEC Championship, just like everyone predicted in August…. right Gebre??

But for real… i hate auburn so damn much. Im not saying they're necessarily a bad team, but they really should not have beaten Bama or Georgia for that matter. Guess Bama fans know how we UGA fans felt a few weeks ago.

But auburn makes me sick. I usually cheer for the SEC in the title games, but Im not sure if I can here. I feel like I could root for Florida in a title game easier than Auburn bc I at least have a decent respect for them, though i hate them more than almost anything.

Anyways, I know this rant is a couple weeks late. Ive just been away. Im glad OSU lost though. Sick of hearing about them.

Could you explain why you hate them and why they make you sick? I am not trolling. I am really wondering. I watched last Saturday's game on a fluke (part of it). Is it how they play or just some historical rivalry thing?

After seeing part of that game, I looked up the end of their game against Alabama. LOL. Sorry but that was insane.

I feel terrible for Gebre.

Im a Georgia fan and the Georgia/Auburn rivalry is one of the oldest (if not the oldest) rivalry in the south. Ive always hated Auburn as a result of that historic rivalry, but seeing how they've won this year is just awful. You should search for a video of how this years Georgia/Auburn game ended. Its probably more sickening than how the Bama game ended.

And not to mention that Im sure they're still paying players like they did with scam newton. i don't think it's a coincidence that their 3 best players are all transfers from other big schools.


EDIT*** here's the video from the UGA game

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkpDz8YyVD8

+1

Pause the video at 13 seconds and look at the blatant holding by Auburn's #73. And the ref was staring right at it. The Barners get away with murder. I have no respect for the way they do things. If your Dawgs knock the dang ball down, then BAMA is playing for the National Championship. So that ridiculous play hurt us even more than it hurt y'all. Crazy. I'm no fan of FSU, and I certainly don't care for their QB, but I hope they destroy Auburn. Unfortunately though, I'm afraid the Barners will win.


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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5755 on: December 10, 2013, 01:34:04 PM »
Well, Auburn beat Mizzou in the SEC Championship, just like everyone predicted in August…. right Gebre??

But for real… i hate auburn so damn much. Im not saying they're necessarily a bad team, but they really should not have beaten Bama or Georgia for that matter. Guess Bama fans know how we UGA fans felt a few weeks ago.

But auburn makes me sick. I usually cheer for the SEC in the title games, but Im not sure if I can here. I feel like I could root for Florida in a title game easier than Auburn bc I at least have a decent respect for them, though i hate them more than almost anything.

Anyways, I know this rant is a couple weeks late. Ive just been away. Im glad OSU lost though. Sick of hearing about them.

Could you explain why you hate them and why they make you sick? I am not trolling. I am really wondering. I watched last Saturday's game on a fluke (part of it). Is it how they play or just some historical rivalry thing?

After seeing part of that game, I looked up the end of their game against Alabama. LOL. Sorry but that was insane.

I feel terrible for Gebre.

Im a Georgia fan and the Georgia/Auburn rivalry is one of the oldest (if not the oldest) rivalry in the south. Ive always hated Auburn as a result of that historic rivalry, but seeing how they've won this year is just awful. You should search for a video of how this years Georgia/Auburn game ended. Its probably more sickening than how the Bama game ended.

And not to mention that Im sure they're still paying players like they did with scam newton. i don't think it's a coincidence that their 3 best players are all transfers from other big schools.


EDIT*** here's the video from the UGA game

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkpDz8YyVD8

+1

Pause the video at 13 seconds and look at the blatant holding by Auburn's #73. And the ref was staring right at it. The Barners get away with murder. I have no respect for the way they do things. If your Dawgs knock the dang ball down, then BAMA is playing for the National Championship. So that ridiculous play hurt us even more than it hurt y'all. Crazy. I'm no fan of FSU, and I certainly don't care for their QB, but I hope they destroy Auburn. Unfortunately though, I'm afraid the Barners will win.


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yea, they'll probably get lucky somehow. and I'm still scratching my head as to why they didn't just knock the ball down. but either way, the odds of that happening are so slim. 99,999 out of 100,000 times that ball hits the ground, even if it was tipped up in the air for some dumb reason.

for what its worth, i still think Bama is the best team in the country.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5756 on: December 10, 2013, 02:33:15 PM »
Well, Auburn beat Mizzou in the SEC Championship, just like everyone predicted in August…. right Gebre??

But for real… i hate auburn so damn much. Im not saying they're necessarily a bad team, but they really should not have beaten Bama or Georgia for that matter. Guess Bama fans know how we UGA fans felt a few weeks ago.

But auburn makes me sick. I usually cheer for the SEC in the title games, but Im not sure if I can here. I feel like I could root for Florida in a title game easier than Auburn bc I at least have a decent respect for them, though i hate them more than almost anything.

Anyways, I know this rant is a couple weeks late. Ive just been away. Im glad OSU lost though. Sick of hearing about them.

Could you explain why you hate them and why they make you sick? I am not trolling. I am really wondering. I watched last Saturday's game on a fluke (part of it). Is it how they play or just some historical rivalry thing?

After seeing part of that game, I looked up the end of their game against Alabama. LOL. Sorry but that was insane.

I feel terrible for Gebre.

Im a Georgia fan and the Georgia/Auburn rivalry is one of the oldest (if not the oldest) rivalry in the south. Ive always hated Auburn as a result of that historic rivalry, but seeing how they've won this year is just awful. You should search for a video of how this years Georgia/Auburn game ended. Its probably more sickening than how the Bama game ended.

And not to mention that Im sure they're still paying players like they did with scam newton. i don't think it's a coincidence that their 3 best players are all transfers from other big schools.


EDIT*** heres the video from the UGA game

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkpDz8YyVD8
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #5757 on: December 10, 2013, 02:40:49 PM »
Well, Auburn beat Mizzou in the SEC Championship, just like everyone predicted in August…. right Gebre??

But for real… i hate auburn so damn much. Im not saying they're necessarily a bad team, but they really should not have beaten Bama or Georgia for that matter. Guess Bama fans know how we UGA fans felt a few weeks ago.

But auburn makes me sick. I usually cheer for the SEC in the title games, but Im not sure if I can here. I feel like I could root for Florida in a title game easier than Auburn bc I at least have a decent respect for them, though i hate them more than almost anything.

Anyways, I know this rant is a couple weeks late. Ive just been away. Im glad OSU lost though. Sick of hearing about them.

Could you explain why you hate them and why they make you sick? I am not trolling. I am really wondering. I watched last Saturday's game on a fluke (part of it). Is it how they play or just some historical rivalry thing?

After seeing part of that game, I looked up the end of their game against Alabama. LOL. Sorry but that was insane.

I feel terrible for Gebre.

Im a Georgia fan and the Georgia/Auburn rivalry is one of the oldest (if not the oldest) rivalry in the south. Ive always hated Auburn as a result of that historic rivalry, but seeing how they've won this year is just awful. You should search for a video of how this years Georgia/Auburn game ended. Its probably more sickening than how the Bama game ended.

And not to mention that Im sure they're still paying players like they did with scam newton. i don't think it's a coincidence that their 3 best players are all transfers from other big schools.


EDIT*** here's the video from the UGA game

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkpDz8YyVD8

+1

Pause the video at 13 seconds and look at the blatant holding by Auburn's #73. And the ref was staring right at it. The Barners get away with murder. I have no respect for the way they do things.
1. I didn't see any blatant holding from #73 on that play.
2. If you consider the "holding" a part of the "despicable way" Auburn does things, then I have to ask why. Offensive linemen are guilty of holding quite often. The question is, do they get flagged for it? If not, then your concern is with the officials for not flagging it, not with Auburn for getting away with it. In essence, you're blaming the refs, which only shows your poor sportsmanship.

If your Dawgs knock the dang ball down, then BAMA is playing for the National Championship. So that ridiculous play hurt us even more than it hurt y'all. Crazy. I'm no fan of FSU, and I certainly don't care for their QB, but I hope they destroy Auburn. Unfortunately though, I'm afraid the Barners will win.
After this senseless rant, I think I'm going to root for Auburn just to tick you off. ;)
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Re: The Sports Thread
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