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    Just saw the ratings for the national championship game last night, 25.7 million total, a 25% decrease from last year. Overall it was an ABYSMAL bowl season for tv ratings, Rose Bowl had it's worst EVER.

    by PDXUtefan
    2016-01-12 21:57:33

    The rhetoric in this article is pretty strong and it's very short on actual ideas for causes and fixes, but the take home point is valid:

    http://www.foxsports.com/college-football /story/cfb-playoff-year-2-alabama-crimson- tide-clemson-tigers-national-title-ratings -rose-bowl-011216

    The bowl season is broken, it's plainly obvious to anyone who digs past the surface. It's truly become a facade and a pointless end to the college football season. Too many lousy teams are given opportunities to play one extra game. I personally believe we have the BCS system to blame for this, too many teams felt like they were getting screwed year after year thanks to the bogus BCS rankings and it spawned a system of "well, we'll just make another bowl and try to squeeze a few extra bucks from the whole system". Way too many bowl games anymore and if the tv ratings keep declining like they are expect that seemingly endless well of money to dry up.

    So what's going to happen? I expect in the next 5 years we'll see a couple things. First will be an expansion of the playoff to 8 teams, the chatter is already there about teams getting left out (even though the Pac-12 canablized itself this year a STRONG argument for Stanford's inclusion was made after they throttled Iowa and then MSU/Oklahoma laid absolute eggs in their games). Plenty of money is being made off the playoff itself and more exciting matchups will keep tv ratings relatively high. Second, there will be a trimming of the bowl game fat and hard minimum requirements for teams to go bowling. A number of bowl games need to be axed and no more lax rules allowing shitty 5-7 teams to make it. In fact I'd like to see more minimum requirements for 6-6 teams to be filtered, perhaps a minimum graduation rate or team GPA. If you're team is struggling to make grades and graduate players then why are earth kids going to be spending more time away from the classroom during finals? Want to go to a bowl game? Graduate your kids and make sure they are all passing classes.

    Just some thoughts.

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    A small bit of irony, the last Chiefs playoff victory came a few decades ago in Houston with some guy named Joe Montana.....who was traded away by the 9ers in favor of a younger, flashier QB.

    by PDXUtefan
    2016-01-09 17:38:20

    If only Krapernick was a fraction of the player Young was, but it is funny that the Chiefs get back in the playoff win column with another former 9ers QB.

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    Cool picture of the stealth bomber flyover before kickoff of the Rose Bowl

    by PDXUtefan
    2016-01-05 16:59:03

    Every single time I watch the Rose Bowl and see that bomber fly over I get chills, don't know why, but it just looks so cool.

    Also, someone had posted that Stanford fans were lousy at traveling and the stadium appeared to be 70% Iowa fans and 30% Furd fans before kickoff. Pretty much puts that to rest, looks the opposite of that, actually, 70% Furd fans and 30% Iowa fans.

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    The only satisfaction I take out of that game is the fact that you couldn't field a worse offense than the Utes did today....and we still won somehow.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-12-19 19:48:36

    My blood pressure was higher coming out of the game than going in. I did learn something about football, though, you can play offense worse than most 2A high school teams and still manage to win.

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    A 10 minute daily commute turns into 30, unfortunately I actually have to get across foothill to get to research park and foothill is a plague during storms like this.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-12-14 10:08:48

    If you drive a Honda Fit, Toyota Corolla, Nisan Altima, or any other generic piece of shit car do the world a favor, stay home, don't go outside in this crap.

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    Maybe if we had scored more than 9 #%!@ing points at home against UCLA or not settle for a FG in OT against Arizona we wouldn't be in this position.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-12-06 14:55:27

    This is on the team, the offense specifically, nobody to blame but them. When a team shits the bed as badly as we did down the stretch you end up swimming in the filth. This is the filth.

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    Good. Pour it on. Make it hurt so much they would wake up in cold sweats from their dreams of playing us in the Veg.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-12-02 20:40:57

    Buncha fucking losers, screw TDS, hope we never play them again.

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    Hackett makes the Pac-12 All-century team, only Ute on the team, congrats to Hackett!

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-12-02 07:06:38

    Here's the link with starters and finalists:
    http://pac-12.com/shows/all-century-footb all-team

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    Baylor's third string QB is lighting up OK State. After their second string QB was doing well to get them 21 points before getting hurt.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-11-21 20:19:33

    But, you know, we should expect that because Baylor is such a historical blue blood football power and it's so easy to recruit kids to go play in Waco, texas, the high profile town and school that it is.

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    Finally got some coffee in me, all I can do is shake my head at Kyle's complete inability to figure out Arizona

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-11-15 12:03:52

    Nothing pisses me off more than seeing Whitt be outcoached by that huge loser Dick Rod, there isn't a bigger baby in college football than that asshole and he owns Whitt.

    The offense didn't win us the game, but the defense sure as hell lost us it. We looked absolutely clueless how to defend them, Domo got embarrassed early on, the DB's got their lunch money stolen time and again, and the only thing that helped us was knocking Anu out of the game. The defense was on it's heels the whole time Anu was on the field, they got whatever they wanted and the only reason the score wasn't worse was because of their self inflicted wounds (going for it on 4th instead of taking 3, the bad snap that cost them a TD shot, several easy dropped balls). The defense was flat out unprepared for this Zona team, again.

    It's crazy to think how limited our offense has become since the Oregon game, we basically have one play that works with any decent frequency besides utilizing Booker, the swing pass out into the flat and letting Covey/Booker/Poole/Whoever try and use their athleticism to make a play. Zona was on the SIXTH (6!!!!) starting Middle Linebacker and he got hurt! Why the fuck weren't we attacking the middle of the field more? Handley goes for an easy TD and that was it, the only over the middle play we ran. Instead we tailored our offense to fit PERFECTLY into their defense, trying to get to the edge where they have speed and keep the game side to side instead of vertical. And in OT when we had something working we went with ridiculous play calls and lost yardage.

    I've been following this league for quite a while, this will chafe some peopele's asses, but I can't help but feel like we've pissed away a truly special opportunity. There are SO FEW opportunities for teams to do something magical in this league, it just doesn't happen very often, even for the so called "blue bloods" of the Pac. Most teams are lucky if they have one season a decade where they can put it all together, this was that time for the Utes. Sure, we've had a better than expected year, but the thing that separates the magic from the rest of the seasons is recognizing when you have that something special and making the most out of it. We've failed to do that now and I can't feel like we're going to look back on this year and say "what if" for a while. We lose A LOT next year, it's probably going to be another rough couple years until the next crop matures and can put it together again. The thing that makes legendary teams in the Pac is being able to handle each moment and capitalize on them, we've lost hold of a couple moments and now this year will be a good one, instead of a great one. Just my opinion.

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    Any suggestions on what to do with a crapload of extra candy? Don't want to throw it all in the trash, not sure what else to do with it.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-11-01 13:44:53

    Didn't have nearly as many trick or treaters this year and now I have tons of candy I don't want sitting around the house which I'll eat. Everyone at work brings candy in so we have a ton of candy there as well.

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    Watching Goff and Kesler move through progressions when their first option isn't open makes me so jealous. Amazing what happens when a QB doesn't stare down his WR's.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-10-31 14:11:58

    Probably my biggest gripe with Wilson, he is utterly incapable of seeing that his first option is covered and making the adjustment necessary to see his second or third option. He either forces the ball to his first interception (see: all 3 INT's against USC) or he tucks and runs.

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    For all the times we talked about Whitt out-coaching Saban in the Sugar Bowl he just got the book written about how to be out-coached. THOROUGHLY dominated in every facet.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-10-24 21:35:37

    Every single time they showed Whitt on the sideline he had this look on his face like he absolutely no fucking clue what to do. I've never seen him look so clueless before, he had zero answers for anything USC did.

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    The Pac-12 is a crazy conference, just nutso stuff, almost every team is bipolar.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-10-22 21:38:43

    Pretty crazy that Cal hangs with us on the road and then looks like absolute road-kill at UCLA. Meanwhile UCLA has lost pretty much every one of their best players from each unit, gets smashed two weeks in a row, and is absolutely dominating Cal.

    Just win, Utes, do whatever it takes to win.

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    Gotta love BSPN's bull$#!+ Drive Show and FPI rankings, they rank Utah lower because the math gives us a 3% chance of winning the conference AND our REMAINING schedule is ranked 38th.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-10-18 12:46:55

    So basically it ignores the things we've done up to this point and ranks us 5th because it thinks we have a lower chance of winning our conference and because the rest of our schedule is weaker. The FPI rankings are a complete and utter joke.

    Just win, Utes, fuck these "expert" assholes.

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    Not sure if this will work since it's a facebook post, but here's video of last nights Ute Tribe half time performance. Good stuff

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-10-18 11:19:32

    <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbm l=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));</script>

    Thank you to the Ute tribe for traveling to tonight's Utah Football game! We are Ute Proud! #goutes

    Posted by The University of Utah Athletics on Saturday, October 17, 2015

    Here's the link if the embed code doesn't work:

    https://www.facebook.com/uathletics/video s/10153672084875960/

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    It warms my heart to read r/CFB and see the Utes #1 and a boatload of haters questioning that ranking after a "terrible"/"lucky"/"fluke"/"overrated" win against Cal. After last week (and everyone singing all the Ute praises) I felt weird.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-10-13 11:23:40

    All is right in the universe, haters gonna hate; it's much easier to be a fan when people doubt your team, their ranking, and performances to date. Hope the Utes can sustain it and take care of business against ASU, just win baby!

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    I hope Pease and Co work on the pick play defense, that $#!+ was pissing me off all game.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-10-12 10:50:50

    This is an area a football player can learn a thing or two from a soccer play, recognizing when a shitty play is coming and making an absolute MEAL out of it. Whitt needs to teach the defenders to see a pick play coming, recognize the decoy receiver, and if you are being picked to run full force into that WR and make an absolute show out of all the contact. If you're getting picked off throw your freaking arms in the air, hit that WR, hell even try stumbling and flopping. Cal picked up huge chunks of yards with illegal pick plays and our guys just tried to work around those picking WR's or they even stopped and tried to pass off the WR to a deeper DB/Safety. If the offense is going to use an pick play then the defense has to use the same shady tactics to turn the tables back, even if it includes flopping like a fish to exaggerate contact.

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    Kaylee Hartung......MMEEEOOWWWW! This game isn't all that exciting....so MOAR sideline reports please!

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-10-08 19:56:30

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    "Crimson" Moon for a Ute win!

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-09-27 22:03:50

    Fought some clouds, got a decent shot of it, the kids in the neighborhood were loving it as they ran around howling like wolves.

    Blood Moon by Eric Benedetti

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    For the team this bye week couldn't have come at a better time.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-09-27 10:52:21

    The high of coming off a win like last night's is ridiculous, outside the Sugar Bowl win I can't think of a bigger win for the Utes in recent memory. Beating a highly ranked Stanford at home is close, but this was a whole other level of awesome. In a world of "what have you done for me lately" college football that win is going to propel the Utes into the stratosphere. Which is fine, but often a recipe for distraction and disaster. Next up is another team that loves to let it fly and has been playing pretty damn well this year, Cal.

    Utes now get an extra week to come down off the high, settle back into the routine, get some key players healthy, and get focused on Cal. They'll get one more week of game tape prep for the Bears and time to install a specific gameplan for a team that isn't so far different from Oregon's. It's nice to have played Oregon before playing Cal, we won't have to shift gears so dramatically, Cal loves to air it out and go go go.

    If Cal doesn't shit the bed against WSU we could have another top-20 matchup, god I love playing in the Pac-12.

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    While we're on the subject of things that grind your gears, I just have to call out the inordinate amount of idiot joggers/runners in this city....

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-07-05 19:36:39

    One thing that REALLY pisses me off that I see a TON of here, pedestrians who like to run in the bike lanes thinking they are "tracks" for them to jog in so they don't have to run on the sidewalks. I even see A LOT of joggers/runners running in the bike lanes AGAINST traffic. They aren't fucking jogging tracks, idiots, they are lanes for vehicles. Stay out of them, pedestrians belong on the sidewalks, you're just increasing the chances that you'll either be hit by a cyclist or a cyclist will have to swerve into traffic in order to avoid your dumbass and potentially get hit by a car. I don't know why it's such a popular thing to do here, maybe it's just a lack of experience with bike lanes from SLC citizens. I see this almost as much as cyclists running stop signs/lights. So if you're a runner who does this or knows runners who like to do this, tell them to PLEASE stop running in the bike lanes.

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    DAYAMN! Those renderings of the renovated RES are GORGEOUS! That'd definitely cement RES as one of the most beautiful/picturesque stadiums in the west.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-06-24 20:15:51

    Now who's got $50M to make it happen? If it does happen you instantly have to move RES up there with the Rose Bowl and Husky Stadium as among the premier stadiums on this side of the country.

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    Man it feels good watching Ute basketball in late March. It's been WAAYYYY too long since I last said that. Everything after this point is just frosting on the cake, but damn do I want to satisfy my inner 5 year old and LOAD up on that frosting!

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-03-21 21:57:50

    Come on you damn Utes! Keep on winning!

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    How on earth did USC jump us in the final AP poll? Seriously, makes absolutely zero sense.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-01-13 10:31:40

    One last thing to bitch about with college football this season, I can't figure this out in my head. We curb stomped our bowl opponent while USC eaked out a close win over theirs, neither opponent was that good, neither finished ranked. We actually beat USC head to head AND had the tougher schedule while finishing with the same record.

    It's one spot, in the end, but the AP rankings continue to defy logic. Next year should be interesting, it definitely doesn't get any easier.

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    Coach K isn't going anywhere anytime soon.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-01-08 16:12:25

    Jesus, get a grip people, we're not losing this guy for a long time. MAYBE if a top NBA job came calling or one of a half dozen college jobs came calling. Literally there are probably 6 or so college jobs more attractive to a coach like Larry these days, Duke, NC, Kansas, Syracuse, Indiana, and maybe Louisville. He's not going to go to a run of the mill NBA team, he's already coached for 2 average NBA teams (Bucks and Nets) and didn't have a great deal of success doing so. He's not going to go coach for any other college team because they're lateral moves at best.

    Larry K can make money here now that the U is getting full shares of the Pac-12 revenue. If the U really wants to keep him they can pretty much offer any max contract value that Larry could get coaching in the NCAA.

    Finally, what Larry has done was take a program that was in the dumpster and turned them into a LEGIT top-10 team in 3 years. Out west there is exactly one team that is better than the Utes now (and that may be changed in a few weeks once we play them), Arizona. Why go to another P5 conference or higher tier school when you have a program that can now compete for Pac-12 championships, get NCAA bids, and hopefully go deep in the tourney on a regular basis? What am I missing? Unless he has personal reasons he's not going to find a more suitable college coaching position in terms of obtaining the highest goals of this sport. Winning conference championships (P5 conference no less, while not as important as football, is the top of mountain) and having great tournament success on a regular basis is now readily reasonable expectations and out west he is going to have a great chance to do so every year.

    Why leave this situation unless something horrible happens or he personally loses interest? If Larry really wants to he can make Utah into the premier college basketball school in the west. He's built a monster, now he needs to prove he can win in the tourney, then he needs to prove he can do it over several years. What will this team look like when our best players graduate or move on? Can he keep the high level of consistency? These are questions that can motivate Kodiak to stay at Utah and keep winning. We have the facilities, we have the conference affiliation, we have the money, we have the access, we have the history, what else is there?

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    I might just turn off the football category until August, there is quite literally nothing positive to read about it right now. Besides, we have a GOLD MINE of Bill Walton quotes and Utah Basketball to talk about for the next several months.

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-01-08 09:01:14

    Why waste so much energy from our inner souls and heart of hearts, let's settle down with some sweet grass, remember the days of John Wesley Powell, take in our beautiful Basketball Program and Dinosaur National Park, and enjoy being alive. Tomorrow we can shampoo our brains, rinse and repeat. Forget all that BS swirling around in the media and our football program, it's out of our hands and out of our grasp, there isn't another snap of competitive Utah Football for 7+ months.

    Let it go, let it flow, let the good times (and roundball) roll.

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    I'm looking at the top-25 scores for tonight....and a big smile crosses my face from ear to ear...

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-01-07 22:10:50

    8 point win by #2 Duke over a mediocre Wake Forest team, 10 point win by #3 Virginia over a mediocre NC State team, 7 point win by #4 Wisconsin over a mediocre Purdue team, 6 point win by #5 Louisville over a mediocre Clemson team.....25, TWENTY-FIVE, point ASS KICKING by #9 Utah over a mediocre Colorad9 team.

    Can't wait to see what this team has on the road against Pac-12 teams, hoping for another ass kicking @ASU and then a big battle against the Wildcats.

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    I was really really good at NCAA 2010, I averaged like 50+ points a game with the Utes team in that game. If KW is just hiring anyone to coach the offense these days....why not me?

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-01-06 09:08:57

    A-rod and Scalley? REALLY?! Put some fucking effort into it, jesus, you're a damn Pac-12 head coach with a top-20 team. Wonder if he just walked into the conference room with all the coaches and asked them "what number am I thinking? Closest two to the actual numbers get to be coaches of the offense and defense."

    More of the same, a dead last offense in the conference and a stout defense that probably gets a lot of input from the head coach.

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    if there is one thing I have learned from this game...

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-01-04 15:55:47

    It's that Bill Walton is a poet, philosopher, and historian. A man for the ages!

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    My Alma mater does me proud!
    (29 days ago, 0 stars)

    First and goal from the 1 yard line with 2:53 seconds left, call the timeout, run the same option pitch for the TD and you have 2:45 left with 2 timeouts and the 2 minute warning. Could have kicked it and played defense.
    (29 days ago, 2 stars)

    That was about the worst 2 minutes of football I have ever seen, horrible play calls, horrible clock management, easily just lost them a chance at this.
    (29 days ago, 2 stars)

    WHAT THE #%!@ ARE THEY DOING!?! I have NEVER seen such poor clock management.
    (29 days ago, 2 stars)

    AWFUL clock management by the Chiefs, why the #%!@ would you not call a timeout on that 1st and goal from the 1 to stop the clock and then not call a timeout after the failed run. Nearly 1 minute of clock lost.
    (29 days ago, 3 stars)

    80-90% of the people in the US have HSV-1 so most probably do have it.
    (29 days ago, 0 stars)

    And his receivers dropping EVERYTHING that hits them in the hands. Catch a #%!@ing ball! And got to the damn ball, stop waiting for it to come to you.
    (29 days ago, 0 stars)

    Ya, except for the whole winning 11 straight games part....
    (29 days ago, 0 stars)

    The Chiefs playcalling is eerily reminiscent of our own, up the middle run for 2 yards, swing pass to the edge for no gain, Alex gets destroyed on 3rd and long or has to make a tough throw into coverage.
    (29 days ago, 1 stars)

    Your idea of a free market, on a large scale, doesn't exist anymore. A small number of very large corporations and very wealthy people own the majority of companies and businesses. Why does the government need to intercede on their behalf?
    (29 days ago, 8 stars)

    It makes me laugh when Republicans preach this "Democrats are trying to create a Socialist state and ruin the good ol USA!"...while at the same time ignoring a number of policies...
    (29 days ago, 5 stars)

    Hilarious, Democratic presidents have been responsible for cleaning up the horrible unemployment mess created by the last 2 Republican presidents and that's your comment?
    (29 days ago, 4 stars)

    Just saw the ratings for the national championship game last night, 25.7 million total, a 25% decrease from last year. Overall it was an ABYSMAL bowl season for tv ratings, Rose Bowl had it's worst EVER.
    (33 days ago, 1 stars)

    When I went to the University of Portland we considered ourselves good rivals with Gonzaga. Eventually I figured out that pretty much every WCC school considers themselves rivals with Gonzaga in B-ball...
    (33 days ago, 1 stars)

    I feel bad for the fans of those teams that lose them because greedy ass owners hold the city/cities hostage for hundreds of millions of dollars/tax breaks/incentives to build new stadiums.
    (33 days ago, 5 stars)

    RE: Clemson, not to put much pressure on you, but right now the hopes of the republic test on you.
    (34 days ago, 3 stars)

    NAILED IT! ......................................... .sorry, Tacoma, couldn't resist.
    (35 days ago, 0 stars)

    Well that and....LACES OUT, DAN!!
    (35 days ago, 1 stars)

    RE: Wow, people are cruel, and fast
    (35 days ago, 1 stars)

    And prescription medications. Here, have all the prescription meds you like! They're like candy!
    (35 days ago, 4 stars)

    Burfict has been a crazy dirty player going all the way back to his days at ASU. Such an #@%hole.
    (36 days ago, 6 stars)

    A small bit of irony, the last Chiefs playoff victory came a few decades ago in Houston with some guy named Joe Montana.....who was traded away by the 9ers in favor of a younger, flashier QB.
    (36 days ago, 3 stars)

    I don't know, man. We traded proven intelligence and underrated athleticism for flashy moves and raw athleticism. Krapernick will now disappear and we'll start all over with a new coach and QB.
    (36 days ago, 0 stars)

    The only way to properly simulate game action is to actually play in a game. Practice is not a real simulation of game reps, actual game time is significantly more valuable for conditioning.
    (36 days ago, 0 stars)

    HA, I remember the announcers laughing at that "busted" play, so hilarious.
    (36 days ago, 1 stars)

    Most importantly with this was that he would have gone to a stable franchise, wouldn't have started from day 1 with astronomical expectations, and could have learned from Favre and good offensive coaches.
    (36 days ago, 0 stars)

    Can't imagine it would have gone any better, Bucs had a couple ok seasons after Alex was drafted, but they were mostly a dumpster fire. Plus Alex would have never gotten Harbaugh who resurrected his career.
    (36 days ago, 0 stars)

    When I lived in Pdx I'd by a few tickets every time it got above $100M, most I've ever won was $5, lol. I find it mildly amusing that people here would drive so far just to buy tickets for something you basically have no chance at winning.
    (36 days ago, 2 stars)

    This is only further enhanced socially and culturally. Their persecution complex and "the world is all against us" attitude gives them a small mans complex like no other University. Not only do they believe with every fiber in their being that they..
    (36 days ago, 5 stars)

    That might have been the worst half of football I've ever seen a QB (not named Jamarcus Russell) play in the NFL. Shockingly poor.
    (36 days ago, 0 stars)

    I hope this is half the answer to our throwgame problems. Hiring Whitt's brother instead of a dedicated QB coach really pisses me off though.
    (39 days ago, 2 stars)

    *signed....every native american that lived here long before any gun totin hillbilly ever set foot on US soil.
    (40 days ago, 6 stars)

    Looks like we got ourselves a full on #bengayzi controversy brewin...
    (40 days ago, 5 stars)

    Cool picture of the stealth bomber flyover before kickoff of the Rose Bowl
    (40 days ago, 19 stars)

    I'm tentatively ok with it, obviously there will be bumps and I doubt the defense will be as good as it was last year, but we all know Whitt's forte will keep the defense operating at a high level.
    (41 days ago, 0 stars)

    Everyone is pissing and moaning about the Feds not doing anything. Have you seen where that place is?! I lived in that state for 11 years and never once went to that area. It'd probably take the feds a few days to get out there anyways and...
    (41 days ago, 4 stars)

    In Seattle this space would rent for $1,500 a month and would be filled within 15 minutes of posting.
    (42 days ago, 0 stars)

    And this spot reserved for people who like to bitch about people bitching.
    (42 days ago, 7 stars)

    God I hope he STAYS a QB.
    (42 days ago, -1 stars)

    The difference being that Oregon doesn't move athletes all over the field like the Utes do, they just don't put an emphasis on Defense and they have horrible defensive coaches. They don't need to move defenders to offense, they have a full stable of
    (43 days ago, 0 stars)

    Much like the TCU defense in the first half, they were on the field for almost 70% of the second half and became exhausted. At least the TCU defense had half time to get some rest and respond.
    (43 days ago, 1 stars)

    It's one thing to point to a single occasion/game where this is applicable, the Ducks got bit tonight, but the Utes have been battling their demons for years.
    (43 days ago, 0 stars)

    That may have been my best jinx of all-time.
    (43 days ago, 0 stars)

    Wow, unbelievable choke job. Horrible performance by the backup Center, snap after snap after snap was in the dirt. Can't win a game if you can't even get the ball to your QB.
    (43 days ago, 0 stars)

    Definitely wasn't by choice, Helfrich is going NUTS on the sideline with how slow they are going, this is what happens when you lose your QB and Center.
    (43 days ago, 0 stars)

    They've been on the field for 20+ minutes of the second half so far, hard to blame them. They pitched a shutout in the first half.
    (43 days ago, 1 stars)

    Except for Oregon's backup, apparently. What an awful performance by Lockie and the backup Center.
    (43 days ago, 0 stars)

    Used to tell my Duck friends in Oregon a joke when I lived there, "What do the Ducks and Weed have in common? Both get smoked in a Bowl". Epic choke job.
    (43 days ago, 1 stars)

    The playcalling by Oregon is baffling, how do you throw the ball away on two straight downs, stopping the clock? Ridiculous decisions.
    (43 days ago, 0 stars)

    Forgive me if I missed your veiled point, whatever it was, in a "fearless predictions" post.
    (43 days ago, 0 stars)

    Oregon's Center is going to single handedly lose this game for them.
    (43 days ago, 0 stars)

    What on earth makes you think the offense is going to take a significant step forward? Seriously?
    (43 days ago, 1 stars)

    And when you lose your QB and Center.
    (43 days ago, 0 stars)

    Another poor snap costs Oregon a TD, this is getting ridiculous. Get the #%!@ing ball off the ground, center.
    (43 days ago, 0 stars)

    Losing the center has caused a lot of problems as well, TONS of poor snaps since.
    (43 days ago, 0 stars)

    Losing Adams has KILLED Oregon, what a shift of momentum.
    (43 days ago, 0 stars)

    The difference being that they've put together a strong finish and are beating the $#!+ out of a good opponent in a decent bowl. Meanwhile we sputtered, $#!+ the bed, blew another chance at the Pac-12 CCG, and played an awful bowl opponent...
    (43 days ago, 1 stars)

    Oregon's punter can throw a better ball than our QB's. Ridiculous.
    (43 days ago, 3 stars)

    Who wants to bet that Oregon packs it in on offense when they get up 35-0? Nobody? Me either.
    (43 days ago, 0 stars)

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