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Nashville


MEMBER SINCE   December 30, 2012

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  • SPORTS MOMENT: Being in the stands for the 2003 Fiesta Bowl
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: Eddie George
  • NFL TEAM: Tennessee Titans
  • NHL TEAM: Nashville Predators

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Comment 17 Sep 2019

I know it makes some people nervous, but I’d go to that game without tickets with100% confidence I’m gonna get a better deal day of game than you’ll get from a third party site or an individual selling now. I know some people just can’t do that and that why tickets on third party sites are always high weeks and months before the game. 

Comment 15 Sep 2019

It’s possible for both to have a financial interest. Yes, CBS clearly has a ton of incentive. (Their deal with the SEC expires in 2023, BTW) It’s amazing that that deal only pays the SEC $55M per year. They get an exclusive spot on a network that has no distractions with other games or contracts. CBS spends more to broadcast that game too. Better sound and cameras are evident. CBS uses 15-20 cameras a game and most networks use 8-10 for college games. 

Comment 15 Sep 2019

There was an ESPN.com article the day before the ACC Network launched titled ‘Thanks to Clemson, the ACC is better than you think’

https://es.pn/2TxhdlF

And obviously it would be impossible to pump up the ACC this year and have any reasonable claim to objectivity.

Comment 10 Sep 2019

That’s an old picture, though I doubt they’re drawing much better now.

The Dolphins did an awesome renovation of Hard Rock Stadium to increase shade for fans, which makes sense since the Dolphins play most of their home games at 1:00 Eastern. I don’t know how to embed pictures but here’s a link to what it looks like now. Capacity now is 66,000

https://www.google.com/search?q=hard+rock+stadium&rlz=1C9BKJA_enUS794US794&hl=en-US&prmd=mniv&sxsrf=ACYBGNSBd8C16zJOg5D9Q8M41Kx90J2x_A:1568122729434&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjN2YGysMbkAhUKTt8KHTPhCW4Q_AUIGCgD&biw=1112&bih=721#imgrc=lIQ4pude5WKvHM

Comment 22 Aug 2019

He may not leave in three, but I doubt he’s here for five which is only when a redshirt matters. You certainly don’t rush him if he’s not ready, but I’d never ‘save’ a redshirt year for a talented kid hoping they’re here for five.

Comment 04 Aug 2019

Best of luck, but it’s not looking good.

Rosters are at 90 right now, so every team has 37 guys on the roster that won’t be on the final 53. Being released so they can sign somebody else to the 90 man roster isn’t a good sign at all. If he’s not in a camp real soon it may be time to look at doing something else. 

Comment 02 Aug 2019

Yeah, a lot of people ignore the math. I read a pre Super Bowl article a couple years ago that said recruit rankings don’t matter. Half of the participants were three star or less.

What it failed to mention is that three star or less are 90% of recruits for any given year. So 10% (4 + 5 *s) comprise 50% of SB rosters, while 90% of the other signees make up the other 50%.

Comment 28 Jul 2019

Yeah, when I see a kid and his five top schools are Auburn, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, and LSU I don’t see him leaving the conference. 

Comment 24 Jul 2019

Some of these violations are ticky tack and ridiculous.

But how in the hell did someone in compliance and the football office not know that you can’t split scholarships in Football ?  I mean, that’s not an obscure little known rule. I bet 95% of fans who follow recruiting know that. It’s unbelievable that someone in compliance thought you could and that someone in the football office believed them. 

Comment 24 Jul 2019

Of course the coach can pay for the recruit’s lunch. You can pay for meals and lodging for the family of recruits on official visits. You can also give a stipend to cover meals that aren’t covered. So Ohio State gave them money to buy their own meal, and then paid for the meal too.

It’s not a big deal, but it’s also not like they’re nitpicking. If they didn’t do this stuff, schools that push the envelope would just hand out cash as if the recruits and families were buying their own meals, and then they’d still buy the meals. 

Comment 20 Jul 2019

I respect Ripken and he deserves the record but the previous record holder had a terminal illness. Not to mention that he kept playing every day when he wasn’t chasing a record, he already had it. 

Comment 18 Jul 2019

That’s what has always really pissed me off about the Zach Smith fiasco. Urban deserved a lot of criticism post Florida. But he had done things differently at Ohio State and had very few off the field incidents involving his players. Hell, Stewart Mandel of all people actually commented on that last May when someone took a shot at Urban. And of course all of that goodwill built up after the last six years was destroyed and it become ‘more trouble with an Urban Meyer program’

Urban deserved to leave with recognition for establishing an excellent culture at Ohio State. His blind spot for Earle prevented that. 

Comment 03 Jul 2019

Yes, I’ve had those and they are similar. These steaks are much thinner though.