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« Reply #20 on: January 04, 2013, 11:08:26 AM »

@ Bluebee

Defensive End Frank Clark.  Not a terrible offense, but a felony none the less.  A felony should be a line in stone at the NCAA level!

http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/8366859/michigan-wolverines-frank-clark-given-probation-home-invasion

http://www.mlive.com/wolverines/index.ssf/2012/09/frank_clarks_status_with_michi.html

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« Reply #21 on: January 05, 2013, 03:54:51 AM »

Fight on! Fight on! Fight on, men!
Remember the Rose Bowl, we'll win then.
Go, roll to vict'ry! Hit your stride!
You're Dixie's football pride, Crimson Tide!

What is that gibberish Kingbee?  Surely you don't call that lame excuse a real college fight song do you?
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« Reply #22 on: January 05, 2013, 03:34:02 PM »

"Yea, Alabama!"

You ever heard this, Bluebee?  Turn your volume up!

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« Reply #23 on: January 05, 2013, 04:50:47 PM »


Anybody know the difference between rape and seduction?

I guess not, so I'll give you the answer...   SALESMANSHIP !
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« Reply #24 on: January 06, 2013, 12:10:36 AM »

Swamp, you’re joking again, right?  Surely you don’t call that monstrosity a fight song?  huh huh huh

Maybe we need to refresh your memory again….

University Of Michigan's Fight Song- Hail To The Victors!

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« Reply #25 on: January 06, 2013, 02:43:11 AM »

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"...University Of Michigan's Fight Song- Hail To The Victors!"


Why thankee Blue, That be right nice of the Wolverines to acknowledge the winner of the season opener in their fight song like that. grin

Oh, by the way, has UM learned all they needed to learn about football? 

The reason I asked is that the Wolverines aren't playing the Tide in 2013.  Wink 

And what's with MU having two bye weeks next season? Is Michigan's extra bye week for court appearances, probation hearings, or what?  police  grin
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« Reply #26 on: January 06, 2013, 03:41:10 AM »

... Saban may be a money chaser but... He could stay at Alabama and... become a legend...

The biggest money chaser to ever coach at Bama was none other than Paul 'Bear' Bryant.  The Bear also had a thing about control.

Bryant's first NCAA head coaching job was at the University of Marryland.  He left after only one year when the Marryland Athletic Director reinstated a player who Bryant had suspended.

Next Bryant went to the University of Kentucky.  In 1950 Kentucky won SEC Championships in football under Paul Bryant and in basketball under Adolph Rupp.  The alumni association  gave Paul Bryant an engraved wrist watch as a token of their appreciation.  However they gave Adolph Rupp a new Cadillac.  The discrepancy was not lost on the Bear.  As soon as his contract was up he went to Texas A&M.  For a lousy 5 or 6K Kentucky lost a football legand.
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« Reply #27 on: January 06, 2013, 11:37:59 AM »

As I recall, the salaries of the college coaches didn’t really start to go into the Stratosphere until the 1990s.  If Bear Retired in 1982, I would bet his salary at the time was on the order of 200K.  A lot of money back then, but still less than 10x a middle class income.  Nowday’s what does Saban make?  5.6 million is what I found.  Over 100x a middle class income.  How much money does Saban think he needs anyways?

I saw on Wikipedia that the Bear won a lawsuit back in 1962 for 3 million dollars!  Now that was a lot of money back then.
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« Reply #28 on: January 06, 2013, 06:43:33 PM »

Swamp, you’re joking again, right?  Surely you don’t call that monstrosity a fight song?  huh huh huh

Maybe we need to refresh your memory again….

University Of Michigan's Fight Song- Hail To The Victors!

I bet that "monstrosity" is indeed a monster to a wolverine that hears it...the wolverine tucks it's tail between it's legs and looks for someone else to be a tackle dummy for!!!
Yea, Alabama!!!!!
Crimson Tide!!!!!!


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American blood spilled to protect the freedom and peace of people all over the world.  320,000 USA casualties in WWI, 1,076,000 USA casualties in WWII, 128,000 USA casualties in the Korean War, 211,000 casualties in the Vietnam "conflict", 57,000 USA casualties in "War on Terror".  Benghazi, Libya, 13 USA casualties. These figures don't include 70,000 MIA.  But, the leaders of one political party of the United States of America continue to make the statement..."What difference does it make?".

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« Reply #29 on: January 06, 2013, 06:46:39 PM »

BTW, BlueBee...the Alabama fight song seems to work pretty good..maybe Michigan needs to change it's tune.

Just trying to be helpful.  evil

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American blood spilled to protect the freedom and peace of people all over the world.  320,000 USA casualties in WWI, 1,076,000 USA casualties in WWII, 128,000 USA casualties in the Korean War, 211,000 casualties in the Vietnam "conflict", 57,000 USA casualties in "War on Terror".  Benghazi, Libya, 13 USA casualties. These figures don't include 70,000 MIA.  But, the leaders of one political party of the United States of America continue to make the statement..."What difference does it make?".

"We can't expect the American People to jump from Capitalism to Communism, but we can assist their elected leaders in giving them small doses of Socialism, until they awaken one day to find that they have Communism."..."The press is our chief ideological weapon." - Nikita Khrushchev

"Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they wont come to yours." - Yogi Berra
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« Reply #30 on: January 06, 2013, 07:47:46 PM »

Pretty funny.  Where did Alabama come up with that fight song?  Sounds like something from a Barnum and Bailey event.

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« Reply #31 on: January 06, 2013, 10:25:37 PM »

 lau lau lau lau
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« Reply #32 on: January 06, 2013, 11:44:00 PM »

lau lau lau lau

Alabama 41
Michigan 14

South Carolina   33
Michigan            28

I do love a good laugh, BlueBee...glad you do, too!!!! 
And Sundog, maybe that's what was wrong with Michigan...too much sun in their eyes...they needed some of those cool sunglasses.
lau lau lau lau
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American blood spilled to protect the freedom and peace of people all over the world.  320,000 USA casualties in WWI, 1,076,000 USA casualties in WWII, 128,000 USA casualties in the Korean War, 211,000 casualties in the Vietnam "conflict", 57,000 USA casualties in "War on Terror".  Benghazi, Libya, 13 USA casualties. These figures don't include 70,000 MIA.  But, the leaders of one political party of the United States of America continue to make the statement..."What difference does it make?".

"We can't expect the American People to jump from Capitalism to Communism, but we can assist their elected leaders in giving them small doses of Socialism, until they awaken one day to find that they have Communism."..."The press is our chief ideological weapon." - Nikita Khrushchev

"Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they wont come to yours." - Yogi Berra
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« Reply #33 on: January 07, 2013, 04:14:06 PM »

Or how's bout this, The Crimson Tide 41 Michigan 16.
Noter Dame 13 Michigan 6.
the Tide's game against Michigan was at a neutral field, the Irish's game was @ home.

But in true sporting fashion, during the second half the Tide dressed out and played three small cheerleaders and the whole clarinet section.

Noter Dame's bowl eligible opponents this season finished 3 out of 9 or 3W-6L
Bama's bowl eligible opponents finished 3W 4L.


Paul (Bear) Bryant today signed a 10-year contract as head football coach and athletic director at the University of Alabama, bringing to an end rumors and speculation that have been running the gossip gamut since midseason of 1956.

No salary terms were revealed, but the consensus is that Bryant is to receive $17,500 yearly.

"We have secured in our way of thinking the best football coach in the country," said Dr. Frank Rose, president-elect at Alabama.

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Tuscaloosa News (Dec. 3rd 1957): Bryant Signs 10-Year Pact

Bryant always kept his salary one dollar less than the university president's.

But he made his real dough pitching Coca-Cola and Golden Flake tater chips.
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« Reply #34 on: January 07, 2013, 06:30:02 PM »

Just think, Kingbee...after tonight Alabama will have 15 (fifteen...that's all your thumbs, fingers, and the toes on one foot, BlueBee) #1 in the nation college football championships....Rose Bowls and all. Wink

ROLL TIDE ROLL!!!!!!!!
GO BAMA!!!!!!!!!!
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American blood spilled to protect the freedom and peace of people all over the world.  320,000 USA casualties in WWI, 1,076,000 USA casualties in WWII, 128,000 USA casualties in the Korean War, 211,000 casualties in the Vietnam "conflict", 57,000 USA casualties in "War on Terror".  Benghazi, Libya, 13 USA casualties. These figures don't include 70,000 MIA.  But, the leaders of one political party of the United States of America continue to make the statement..."What difference does it make?".

"We can't expect the American People to jump from Capitalism to Communism, but we can assist their elected leaders in giving them small doses of Socialism, until they awaken one day to find that they have Communism."..."The press is our chief ideological weapon." - Nikita Khrushchev

"Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they wont come to yours." - Yogi Berra
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« Reply #35 on: January 07, 2013, 11:56:27 PM »

Let the Swanee Tiger scratch; Let the Yellow Jacket sting;
Let the Georgia Bulldog bite; Alabama still is right;
And whether win or lose we smile, for that's Bama's fighting style:
You're Dixie's football pride, Crimson Tide!
Yea, Alabama! Drown 'em Tide!
Every Bama Man's behind you, hit your stride!
Go teach the Bulldogs to behave!
Send the Yellow Jackets to a Watery Grave!
And if a man starts to weaken, that's his shame:
For Bama's pluck and grit have writ her name in Crimson Flame.
Fight on! Fight on! Fight on, men!
Remember the Rose Bowl, we'll win then.
Go, roll to vict'ry! Hit your stride!
You're Dixie's football pride, Crimson Tide!
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American blood spilled to protect the freedom and peace of people all over the world.  320,000 USA casualties in WWI, 1,076,000 USA casualties in WWII, 128,000 USA casualties in the Korean War, 211,000 casualties in the Vietnam "conflict", 57,000 USA casualties in "War on Terror".  Benghazi, Libya, 13 USA casualties. These figures don't include 70,000 MIA.  But, the leaders of one political party of the United States of America continue to make the statement..."What difference does it make?".

"We can't expect the American People to jump from Capitalism to Communism, but we can assist their elected leaders in giving them small doses of Socialism, until they awaken one day to find that they have Communism."..."The press is our chief ideological weapon." - Nikita Khrushchev

"Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they wont come to yours." - Yogi Berra
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« Reply #36 on: January 08, 2013, 08:51:47 AM »

Blue, wh-che-think-bout-that-their-fight-song now?  huh

But hold your head up high buddy, #8 Michigan played Bama about as well as #1 ND did.

On, did any of you other people see the little short person in crimson and white come out with the team on Bama's side of the field last night?

Looked to me like the Leprechauns even knew what was in store for the Irish.  grin
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« Reply #37 on: January 08, 2013, 11:06:45 AM »

notre dame had no business being ranked #1 that was wishful thinking from the media. you can want something to be so bad but in the end it will not change the outcome

long live the SEC! i do not see a change in the BCS champions SEC will continue to dominate

just wait till the playoffs start and we have 3 of the 4 teams from the SEC or even all 4

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« Reply #38 on: January 08, 2013, 11:40:04 AM »

...after tonight Alabama will have 15 (fifteen...that's all your thumbs, fingers, and the toes on one foot... nation college football championships....

 grin Swamp, you mean to tell me that you only got 5 fingers and toes on each hand and foot?  grin 
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« Reply #39 on: January 08, 2013, 03:31:35 PM »

I agree with Keith, Notre Dame had no business being ranked #1.  OSU was really the #1 team out there this year.  I still hope a playoff system is in the future.  It would be a fairer way of determining who’s number one (if that is important) and would result in better football games to watch (if that is important).  I would much rather watch an all SEC playoff (if that’s what it comes to) than the lopsided BCS championship games we’ve had to endure. 
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