LMAO @ Notre Dame

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  1. Kevin T

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    Agreed. They need to get used to being 2nd level, a la the Kansas States/Michigan States/Clemsons of the football world. Why would a blue chip recruit, who let's be honest, knows it's NFL or a degree by the skin of their teeth, choose to go to cold, stodgy South Bend? Their competition is South Beach Miami, Florida, LA, Texas, insert your warm/good weather/hip/fun city/college town here with easier academic standards, more and better social outlets and much, much hotter women. :) Unless you're a devout Catholic or born in Indiana, what's the point? ND and their fans have this weird, convoluted view of the program. Cowherd made a good point on ESPN radio this morning, mentioning how the AD was talking about returning to the glory days of Rockney, Parseghian and Holtz. Huh?! ND is lucky if kids these days even know the name Holtz and that's only because he's an ESPN talking head. Boy does ND need the luck of the Irish.
     
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    So no bowl for ND?? I knew they would not want to settle for anything less than a New Year's Day bowl. I guess that made Clausen's and Tate's decision to go pro real easy.
     
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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/fbc_t25_notre_dame_kelly;_ylt=ArlGwHOj__0rKDuPOIYHV0Ks0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTNzdjEwaGhsBGFzc2V0A2FwLzIwMDkxMjEwL2ZiY190MjVfbm90cmVfZGFtZV9rZWxseQRjY29kZQNtb3N0cG9wdWxhcgRjcG9zAzkEcG9zAzYEcHQDaG9tZV9jb2tlBHNlYwN5bl9oZWFkbGluZV9saXN0BHNsawNjaW5jaW5uYXRpc2s-

    So ND lands Brian Kelly as the new coach. Good luck, Kelly. You had no pressure on you with Cincy, but those ND alumni will chew you up when they aren't in the top 10. I wonder if Kelly's getting Weis' annual salary. Double whammy for the university.
     
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    Bush Swimming In 'Mayo' ..... Jerod Mayo

    And USC in turn LANDS[size=+1]---"splat!"---[/size] in hot water! :razz:

    Check that--new thread title in order: LMAO @USC!

    Keeping this in the realm of good-natured ribbing (vs. the put-down tone of this thread in essence), I'm *chucking* goin' to town with this one. Hold onto your hat amigo-the worm has turned-lol.

    Jeez, first the basketball program (gee, J. Mayo sure reeked of "Haarvaard-college" material) and S.C. reeked of "at all costs" in securing the 'ultimate team player' for his 15 minutes of fame in Trojanville before bolting for greener pastures.

    And now the vaunted football program. LMAO @ ND rings quite true:
    They are Laughing Their Arses Off AT Notre Dame. I can just hear "the echos" as I type this. (smirk).

    I've no real dog in this fight (Go 'Canes), but what with the overboard hater "piling on" in this thread, it deserved a bump given REALITY has now bit USC square in the ass--and hard. And now the chickens have come home to roost. Or since we're talkin' and squakin' Trojans... maybe rubber chickens? :) :razz:
     
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    USC had it coming. It's sad the current players have to suffer though, meanwhile Carroll gets out of dodge to the NFL and Bush is still hanging with a Kardashian...:)
     
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    Reggie Bush: the a$$hole's a$$hole

    ^^^^^^^
    Absolutely, along with the former USC players many of whom didn't get the chance to go on to the NFL--guys whose football careers ended at USC. Your heart has to go out to the USC players who gave their heart & soul for the program and whose efforts (such as 2004 wins & their 2005 National Championship clinching Orange Bowl romp over Oklahoma) are to be wiped from the books because of the selfishness of ONE guy: Reggie Bush who appears to be one sorry piece of trash---linked to another piece of trash, Kim Karskankian.

    Think about how HUGE these sanctions will impact on USC's previous records as well as their current program--if you were a Trojan player how could you not help but be seething at Bush, Bush's apologists (e.g. Keyshawn Johnson-typical) notwithstanding?

    And yes, Pete Carroll's exodus does look more greasy in the face of this mess. Incoming coach Lane Kiffen supposedly was the target of innuendo and assorted rumors from some quarters in Knoxville, TN about allegedly unsavory doings, but that may just be some "jilted lover" resentment from Vols fans pissed at Kiffen bolting Tennessee for USC so quickly.
     
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    Kiffen was on the USC staff when all this occured so maybe he just learned how things work at USC and Tennessee didnt like doing things that way.

    With that being said USC is getting what they deserved. They have been the cockiest school ever. Maybe even worse than the Miami teams that were cheating as well. Calling yourself a national champion when you didnt even play in the game was one of the dumbest things ever. They just had to cry and whine until they got their way. Then we find out they were cheating anyways so what the hell.

    Odd thing about this is they sited a female tennis player as a problem in the report. What kind of school is so bad that the female tennis team is dirty?
     
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    Tennessee has a right to be angry with Kiffen, but he and Odgeron were both at USC when all this was going on so there is at least some justice that they are both back as coaches when the hammer falls.
     
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    The female tennis team is "dirty?"

    Sweet.

    Maybe I was being too harsh on S.C.

    "Well you're DIRTY, SWEET & yo' my girl...."
    Bang-a-gong...get it on...."
     
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    Was thinking the same thing, Mav. Women's tennis? When you cheat on the non-revenue sports, you're really, really cheating. Or as they say down South/in NASCAR...."There's cheatin' and well...then, there's CHEATIN'". It's sweet, sweet justice for me. Being a southerner and SEC school grad living in Cali for the last 6 years, I've gotten an earful about "the cheating SEC", "they only care about winning, not academics", blah, blah, blah. ESPN was commenting that the only other recent comparable punishment was with Dedan's Miami 'Canes after their 10 year long 10 game/season winning streak and 4 national titles. And we all know what that did to Miami. This is just what Tricky Ricky at UCLA needs...a chance to bring the Bruins back to football prominence.
     
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    UCLA sucks at football. They have a cheater for a coach as well (look at what he did to Colorado and Washington). If anything, this leaves the PAC-10 for Oregon and Oregon St. to run the show.
     
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    So? USC has had multiple "cheater" coaches, apparently including 3 at the same time. In case you're too young to remember, UCLA has a long football tradition, even though they've been bad the last 10-15 years (exactly the kind of streak USC may have coming). UCLA has won at least 5 Rose Bowls, including 3 in the 80's and I know they went to at least 2 Rose Bowls in the 90's. There's no reason they can't steal some of the Trojan's thunder and recruiting base. It's a better school in a nicer part of town. Why not? If Texas and Oklahoma make the jump, they'll dominate the PAC 10. It seems Oregon keeps recruiting hoodlems.
     
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    Maybe you havnt been paying attention but with the 3 Texas schools and the two Oklahoma ones coming in the Pac 10 will be dominated by the old Big 12 schools. On a positive we finally get to see how good the Pac 10 schools really are seems their conference is would be on the level with the SEC.
     
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    ^^^^^^^
    Good post (btw, Gary Beban anyone?). UCLA has been ranked in the AP Top 10 at least once every decade since they ranked 'em starting in the 30's and I think under Terry Donohue they won a record (8?) straight bowl games (I think B.C. came close to tying it).

    That said, soyezgood, I think UCLA needed to heed the "buyer beware" caveat when recruiting coaches from Colorado if recent history is any indicator. Recall (from memory) coach Bill McCartney's daughter getting knocked up by Sal Cassera the QB (unfortunately got the big "C"). But more to the point, the Buffs were known as having a huge rap sheet (police) record. Then Rick Neu came in, more questions, then Gary Barnett from Northwestern who turned out to be a total dirtbag (laughed off the female placekicker's r@pe allegation---this in the midst of sex/booze recruiting scandals left and right).

    As for the Ducks and Beavers owning the Pac 10, I think Washington might have something to say. Oregon's bounced their QB off the team. As for Oregon State, yeah they'll definitely be in the mix. That said, during Dennis Ericsson's at Oregon St., the Beavers were a lo-rent act (their thug-wannabe performance vs. ND was down on a par with Tech Tech's gross "machine gun" endzone display vs. the Naval Academy and yes, Miami's clown act vs. Texas). Forget Jimmy Johnson, it was when Ericsson was at Miami that the Cane's program totally went Sleezeville.

    Sidebar: Kevin T, as a former Wildcat, what's the "411" on "The Terminator" John Connor (UK FB drafted by NYJ)? I saw tape of him plastering Norwood (So. Carolina)--guy appears to hit like a tank and a nice late-round pickup for a Rex Ryan ("ground & pound") type offense. Jet loons on www.theganggreen.com seemed to be pretty amped about the kid:
    http://forums.theganggreen.com/showthread.php?t=56218
     
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    [Sidebar: Kevin T, as a former Wildcat, what's the "411" on "The Terminator" John Connor (UK FB drafted by NYJ)? I saw tape of him plastering Norwood (So. Carolina)--guy appears to hit like a tank and a nice late-round pickup for a Rex Ryan ("ground & pound") type offense. Jet loons on www.theganggreen.com seemed to be pretty amped about the kid:
    http://forums.theganggreen.com/showthread.php?t=56218[/QUOTE]

    People at UK love him, DP. I believe he was a walk-on and what you would hear the UK announcers say all season was how hard he works and how all his teammates loved and respected him. He's a fullback in the purest sense. He can catch but don't expect twinkle toes or breakaway speed. What he will do, and do well is:

    1. Protect the QB and RB
    2. Crush any tackler that gets in the way
    3. Never avoid the hole; he's running straight through it, no matter what
    4. TD-maker-great short yardage and goal line guy
    5. will not fumble

    The Jets got a good one with The Terminator. By the way he went to Lakota West HS in the Cincy area-tons of good college players from that area.
     
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    A PAC-16 idea is stupid when you consider the current BCS bowl stipulations. No BCS conference can have more than 2 teams in BCS bowls. There isn't enough BCS slots for Texas, Chokelahoma, USC, Oregon, Cal (if they EVER got it together), Oregon St.

    UCLA hasn't been relevant in quite sometime. They CHOKED a chance to play in a BCS title game when they lost to Miami led by Edgerrin James running all over them. Okay so they won the Sun Bowl a few years ago. In the end, UCLA only cares for basketball. If they do anything in football it's a bonus. And even dumb recruits know that's UCLA's MO.

    Logically Texas and Oklahoma would be better off keeping the Big-12 together in some form so that they have an easier time getting those spots.
     
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    My guess is all that BCS stuff is going to change if these power conferences come to fruition - the Big 12 exodus to Pac 10, talk of the SEC adding Miami and FSU, Big Ten expansion, Big East may soon go the way of the Big 12. That probably will change everything as far as the BCS is concerned.

    It's whatever though. Most CFB fans are annoying, and the BCS is the biggest load of crap in sports. Until there's a playoff system, I won't ever be able to look at CFB as more than one giant money grab by the NCAAs and college presidents. This conference expansion just goes further to prove that.
     
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    Back to Notre Dame, anyone know when their contract with NBC ends? And who in their right mind allowed Notre Dame to collect a piece of the BCS bowl money even if they don't make one of those games?
     
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    Don't know, don't care.

    Just noticed this though - Larry Scott, commissioner of the Pac 10 which is now killing the Big 12 piece by piece - used to be head of the WTA. :lol:
     
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    Thanks KT, that pretty much sums up what the "gang green" message boards have been saying about this kid...solid, would "want him in a fox hole with you" type of guy.

    I put those "NYJ" links in my previous posts because I (recently) found out that that particular NYJ link has a very "draft savvy" (all-year-round) group of quite knowledeable fans who are beyond the rank-and-file home team ilk----these Jet Yanks know their football (ain't regional/provincial) challenged. Some are Joe 6-pack yahoos, but many of the posters DO know their stuff...one of the more 'active' NFL-team-based-sites (particularly, in the "DRAFT" section).

    That said, what's not to like about "The Terminator's" (great "team-given" moniker) BLAST moxie. I'm thinking, special teams contributor followed by a FB roll when Richardson retires in a year or two at best. Thx again for the comments.

    Birmingham, AL papers called him the best blocking back in the S.E.C.

    Conner seems a perfect fit in a gound-and-pound type offense, especially when the game's on the line: recall the Jets making the decision to go for it on 4th-and-1 in the waning momentys of last year's playoff game at San Diego.....move the chains, the game's over, don't make the 1st down, the Chargers get the ball with a chance to win.......Jets: "we're running THERE" .... Chargers know it, the San Diego stadium knows it..... smash-mouth 3 yard gain--game over.

    I like that tank.
     
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    I love how ESPN was hyping the ND-Michigan game as a step in the right direction for whomever wins. LOL. Even on its home turf, ND fell 28-24. New coach, same old stuff.
     
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    And this actually matters to you because......
     
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    Why does it matter if Federer wins or loses? :rolleyes: Some *******s act like they are on Federer's PR payroll...

    I've explained my thoughts on ND waaaaaay back in this thread.

    • They shove their tradition and righteousness down everybody's throats
    • ND fans act as if a New Year's Day bowl is their birthright
    • ND gets BCS bowl money even if they don't make one of those bowls
    • They fired Willingham yet put up with Weis who did worse (lost to Navy TWICE, Syracuse, UConn, UNC, b-slapped by USC, etc.)
    • I used to like them, but the past 10 years I've begun to dislike them
    • They give the academic standards as an excuse for their mediocrity, yet that wasn't a problem for almost 100 years
    • They schedule cupcakes and struggle to get above .500
    • And so on
     
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    Va Tech lost to JMU...that matters more to me...lol. But JMU turned me down and I go to ODU. But ODU has better record than VT for now. Epic win?

    /threadjack
     
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    I heard about that win too. VT is going down. Almost as bad as Michigan's loss to App. St. USC just barely beat Virginia, a team projected to be last in the ACC.
     
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    Soyizgood, I'm with you (mostly):

    a) ND was last relevant - when all commercial airliners had propellers. There are a lot of Sansa-belt wearing people from a certain religion caught in a time warp. But they do have money, hence the NBC and BCS cash. I do agree about Willingham - he was ripped off. Probably a victim of his initial success - they won a bunch of games with D and special teams; then when they couldn't do it in subsequent yrs the natives ran him out. Then morbidly obese Charlie comes in (with his Super Bowl rings) and they look the other way - his recruiting was worse than Ty's. One point I don't totally agree with - while they do have some cupcakes on their schedule (Army, please) - they do play some tough teams every year. And keep Michigan and SC on their schedule every yr.
    b) UCLA can't be considered a football power. National Championships? Did I miss something? Wake me up when they compete for one. Sure, Donahue ran a good program and won Rose Bowls - but they were never in the mix for #1. Sorry, Vince Lombardi was right.

    I also think the blasting of Rick N. is ridiculous - he was in an NCAA betting pool? Oh, the humanity! That was total class warfare - just because he makes millions and won thousands the left-leaning press ripped him. Sorry, some of us make more money than others - Capitalism is a 'rhymes with itch'. The real violations weren't that severe to warrant the scorn he's gotten. A lot of jealousy and bitterness, IMHO.

    Should be an interesting year for college ball.

    PS - ACC, stick to hoops! :)
     
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    I disagree. ND played a good game, better than they have in the last couple of years. U of M are showing themselves to be, hopefully, at least a .500 team this year.
     
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    So what your saying is Notre Dame played a good game, at home, and lost to a team that will hopefully be .500 this year.

    That seems pretty pitiful to me.

    Notre Dame has to play at Michigan State (2-0), and then play Stanford (2-0) in the next two weeks. Even if they beat MSU, Stanford is looking really good so far, and will most likely be too much for ND to handle. If ND is 2-2 after their first four games, how long will it take for people to start ripping Brian Kelley apart?
     
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    I think that if ND can show that they are playing solid and consistant football, that's a big step for them. Sure, it's pitiful overall but progression is more important I think at this point. The same can be said for Michigan.
     
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    The Robinson kid for Michigan looks like a beast. Not sure if that was ND's defense or him though. :?
     
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    Rodriguez is big on the kid. He compares him to Pat White. Some folks think this kid won't last a season if he takes on too much punishment.
     
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    Yeah, that is tough to say right now. I'm not sure how good Indiana's defense is projected be and I'm guessing that Iowa is going to present the first real test for Robinson and the playcallers. I alluded to it earlier but I think ND played solid defense, not overwhelming top-of-the nation defense, but good consistent solid defense. I didn't see many ridiculous missed tackles, just Robinson creating his own opportunities. I think this is why it's just too hard to predict how good of a college QB Robinson is going to be.
     
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    LMAO @ USC: University of Scumbags & Cheats

    Hmm, you're still "LOL" while (figuratively-speaking) Rome continues to burn?

    - o.J. mAyo?..as in SANCTIONS AGAINST THE USC BASKETBALL PROGRAM?

    - ReGGie bUsH?...as in SANCTIONS AGAINST THE USC FOOTBALL PROGRAM?

    - As in "give us back the Heisman Trophy; you're NOT deserving of it, you blatant cheat!" ???

    - As in screwing each and every one of his less talented (but with infintitely more character--the real Men of Troy) teammates who will not have the opportunity to make millions in the NFL?...what a piece of garbage... :neutral:

    - As in Pete "I see NCAA monsters in the rear view mirror" Carroll hastily bolting for the "glamorous" Seahawks job??

    Don't get me wrong, I like their kid QB Matt Barkley, their cheerleaders and all, but this thread reminds me of psycho Red Sox fans who seem more proccupied, make that 'OBSESSED' with the "other team" (in that case, the Yanks). My take? I think on a subconscious (or maybe conscious) level this thread's a 'silent riot' of insecurity. But I digress:

    About O.J. Mayo (and SC in general):
    Holy Nicole Simpson, Batman...you'd think a guy who went by the somewhat provocative name of "O.J." would've been all the more conscious of the need to play it straight...as in he wasn't going to slide under the NCAA radar.....but noooo! LOL Man!...Just how low is the allowable "stupidity threadhold" required to play USC athletics??? :rolleyes:

    P.S. BTW, I think USC's "other" O.J., the football was not guilty of a double homicide. I also believe in the tooth fairy. :neutral:
     
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    Rome wasn't built in a day and thanks to the great job they did it was awfully quick and easy to sack!!! :D
     
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    Hey now Dedans, let's not forget the USC women's tennis program. When non-revenue sports are cheating, darn near everyone MUST be cheating.
     
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    ^^^^^^^^
    Good call KT....oh yeah, I forgot about Gabriela "Ma Bell" Niculescu.

    Notre Dame: Calculus
    U S C: Cal Clueless

    :)

     
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    Holy shi-itzu, that.......was.......amazing!!!! Darn good game!
     
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    Looks like Arizona will get the W vs Iowa. Iowa QB got sacked 3 consecutive downs to kill their drive. GO PAC-10!!!
     
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    It was 4 straight downs. But a win's a win, and even though Iowa didn't look like a top 10, like I said, it's a win vs. a team ranked in the top 10. I'll take it.
     
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    Great win for UA last night, especially after damn near giving away a 27-7 lead.

    Notre Dame gets Stanford next week, which likely means that the Irish will be 1-3 after their first four games and definitely out of BCS contention. I wonder how fans of the program will react to that, especially since they still have BC, Pitt, Utah and USC still on the schedule. There are at least 2 losses in that group alone, meaning ND could conceivably end the season 7-5 or 6-6.

    I thought Kelley was getting his team ready to contend for a BCS game now?
     
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    New AP top 25 poll out...

    1 Alabama (53) 3-0 1,492 1
    2 Ohio State (5) 3-0 1,435 2
    3 Boise State (1) 2-0 1,333 3
    4 TCU 3-0 1,280 4
    5 Oregon 3-0 1,238 5
    6 Nebraska 3-0 1,175 8
    7 Texas (1) 3-0 1,164 6
    8 Oklahoma 3-0 1,114 7
    9 Florida 3-0 1,044 10
    10 Arkansas 3-0 903 12
    11 Wisconsin 3-0 803 11
    12 South Carolina 3-0 739 13
    13 Utah 3-0 703 14
    14 Arizona 3-0 663 24
    15 LSU 3-0 654 15
    16 Stanford 3-0 606 19
    17 Auburn 3-0 600 16
    18 Iowa 2-1 482 9
    19 Miami (FL) 1-1 472 17
    20 USC 3-0 414 18
    21 Michigan 3-0 291 20
    22 West Virginia 3-0 258 21
    23 Penn State 2-1 198 22
    24 Oregon State 1-1 75 25
    25 Michigan State 3-0 45 NR

    My favorite part of this poll is that in the others receiving votes category, Notre Dame had 1 vote. That means someone out there thinks that ND at 1-2 is a top 25 team...I don't care if they're close losses, a team under .500 should never be anywhere near the top 25.

    Six SEC teams in the top 25, six Big Ten teams, five Pac-10 teams, including big jumps from Arizona and Stanford. Only three for the Big 12 and just one lone school from the ACC and Big East.
     
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    ND is not beating Stanford. Don't see them with better luck against USC or Utah either. BC has had their number for a while. Pitt is a possible win. ND can't count on a W vs Navy, either.
     
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    MSU's coach had a heart attack after the game. Wish him a speedy recovery.
     
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    Great fake! Obvious ND had no clue how to combat it - gave the kicker all day to line up the throw.

    Agree with Soyizgood - 5 losses isn't out of the realm for ND.

    BigServer1, I think two so-so yrs will have the ND booster grumbling. This yr he gets a pass.
     
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    Oh I agree with everything you said...Honestly, I think that 7-5 is as good as it will get for ND, and I think 6-6 is how it will actually end up.

    I just find it funny because Brian Kelley did that big TV/Radio media tour and said stuff like: "We're not going to have a five-year plan...We have a five minute plan. We are going to win now."

    He's obviously failing miserably at closing out games late. ND could easily be 3-0, and the BCS bandwagon would be in full effect, but his players are becoming experts at snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. I agree that this year Kelley gets a pass from the fan base this year, but he won't next year.

    It is funny though to think that both Willingham and Weis started their ND tenures with successful 9+ win seasons and trips to illustrious bowl games. This year ND will be lucky to make the Hawaii bowl.
     
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    UCLA is beating Texas???

    After 3 Qtrs....
    UCLA 27
    Texas 6

    USC r@ping WSU 50-16

    Arkansas leading Alabama 20-14 going into the 4th qtr.....
     
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    soyizgood G.O.A.T.

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    8 min left in the 4th qtr...
    Stanford 34
    ND 6

    Alabama takes the lead.... 24-20. 3 minutes left...
    Texas finally scores a TD. Too bad UCLA leads 27-12 with 2:28 left. UT failed on their 2-pt attempt.
     
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    2 minutes left.
    Stanford 37 ND 14

    ND on track to lose its 11th straight game vs ranked opponents.

    Stanford 4-0 while ND drops to 1-3.
     
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    I've never seen such a poor display of refereeing, and an even poorer attempt at playing defense.

    I left the stadium when we were down 9-3 at home to Cal. CAL, FOR GOD'S SAKE. WE SHOULD BE ABLE TO BEAT CAL AT HOME. But no. We suck. Kiss a bowl berth goodbye. This is awful, the student section felt like a morgue at halftime, everyone was depressed and pissed off.

    Was nice to see ND get rocked at South Bend, though.
     

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