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  1. white lightning

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    I'm excited to see how Gunner Romney does this year now that he is the main man and the number 1 receiver. He will get double covered a little
    more but with his size and speed he can handle it. BYU will be fun to watch as usual as long as they have a good quarterback which we will have
    to see how it pans out. I'm just glad that BYU has stuck with the traditional drop back quarterbacks as they are the best for accuracy and scoring
    alot of points and contending for championships the majority of the time.
     
  2. Rocky B

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  4. Red Raider

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    Virginia Tech has made a move that confuses the hell out of me. Freshman Jack Hollifield (brother of LB Dax Hollifield) is now listed at OL after being recruited as a linebacker. He played linebacker in high school and had over 360 tackles, seems like an unusual move to me. He has gained weight from 243 to 271 but still doesn’t seems to have an OL frame to me. I could understand a move to TE or DE but offensive line? Weird move, will be interesting to see how his career plays out.
     
  5. Leonardfan

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    Texas and Oklahoma are rumored to be joining the SEC. From a caste standpoint this makes little difference because both the Sooners and Longhorns are big time caste teams. The bigger issue will be how the Big 12 is affected - with re-alignment the Big 12 lost Nebraska almost a decade ago to the Big Ten and Missouri and Texas A&M to the SEC.
     
  6. Leonardfan

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    From a logical perspective it does seem like a very odd and confusing move. From a caste perspective it makes complete sense and this type of idiocy has been on display for years when it comes to the caste system. Hollifield is white so the coaches deemed him to be expendable/used as some kind of project rather than develop him at a black position.
     
  7. Leonardfan

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    Tate Martell has committed/transferred to UNLV. His last chance at redemption. Hopefully all of his bozo antics are in the past and he has his head on straight, win the starting job and have two productive seasons.
     
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    I don't know what Virginia Tech is thinking about moving the best linebacker in the state of N.C. to the offensive line. Jack brought the pain on every play! What a mistake they are making. I can't believe his father would go along with this. I got to see both the Hollifield bros. play a couple of times over the last 5 years, I ain't no coach but I know LB is where he belongs.
    https://www.charlotteobserver.com/sports/high-school/article233611582.html
     
  9. Phil

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    Both Dylan and Luke got seduced by the Big Time Program spell. At programs like Michigan and Nebraska, it is the schools that are the stars. Players are almost an afterthought. The demand for the success of the program means players are will be given less time to develop. At big time schools like Michigan and Nebraska, the alumni, fans, and media are constantly comparing the present teams to their past great teams over the past 50 years.

    Dylan and Luke were, I believe, artificially boosted by their brother Christian's talent. Christian was an NFL all pro talent. Dylan and Luke are most likely, not. They still are fantastic players, just not at Christian's level. They were put in positions that were above their talent level. There is so much high level competition at these schools that it reduces the chance that these two will play for long stretches of time. If a qb doesn't perform, then there is another former 5 star high school qb(s) ready to go. Schools like Northern Colorado and Rice just don't have as many top level players to compete with for playing time.

    Players with the talent level of Dylan and Luke should not be sitting on the bench. There are 130 FBS teams and 127 FCS teams. 257 total teams. Ain't no way these two guys should be sitting on the bench. It's ridiculous. Their talent should not be wasted, like Coltin Gerhart trying to get playing time at New Mexico. Problem is these guys always get seduced by the siren song of the Big Time Program, while ignoring all the low level FBS and high level FCS programs where they could thrive.
     
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    I think Dylan and Luke both made impetuous decisions that ultimately harm their pro prospects. Both left opportunities to be two-year Big Ten starters for the greener pastures of Northern Colorado and Rice (Luke transferred again). Their dad and brother Christian are very "plugged in" to the world of NFL expectations, so maybe their preparation doesn't take a hit at smaller schools.
     
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    Keep an eye on Washington State coach Nick Rolovich. He has refused the vaxx for "personal reasons" and is now barred from Pac 12 media days. I wonder if they'll be able to oust him.

    Here's a belligerent op-ed from a fan-sourcing site calling for his head. This bozo is happy to spend $5 million of other people's money to pay for the firing.

     
  12. Leonardfan

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    The SEC has agreed for Texas and OU to enter into the SEC. This super conference will give BSPN all sorts of broadcasting rights. The Big 12 commissioner is placing blame on BSPN:

    https://www.wibw.com/2021/07/28/report-big-12-sends-cease-desist-letter-espn/

    I have no doubt that BSPN was at least partially responsible for this. They want a super conference - they have the SEC network and now will get two of the biggest football schools under their umbrella. The Big 12 has suffered quite a few losses over the past decade or so - Nebraska, Colorado, Texas A&M and Missouri.
     
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    Gotta feel for The Big 12. I'm hoping Texas and Oklahoma both suck this season. Texas can't even win in Big 12, they're in for it rough come SEC time! The sad part is the NCAA doesn't mind the "Super Conference" they just see more $. Seems no one is in a position to check the monopoly SEC has going..
     
  14. Leonardfan

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    Hopefully this expedites the two other highly ranked White OSU QBs to leave for greener pastures.

    Five-star 2022 QB Quinn Ewers has enrolled at Ohio State, according to Yahoo Sports.

    Last week it was reported by Yahoo Sports' Pete Thamel that Ewers (6'3/206) was leaning towards foregoing his final season of high school football in order to enroll at Ohio State. While the opportunity to compete for the starting job was a factor, this decision was motivated more by the potential to take advantage of the NCAA's next NIL rules. It was reported that Ewers could make up to a million dollars in endorsement money, but Texas' laws don't allow a prep athlete to accept such deals. He's now in Columbus, and the hope is that he will be officially cleared to compete at some point during fall camp.
     
  15. Leonardfan

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    Massa Bowden - one of the patron Saints of the caste system has died
     
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    Was he the cretin who laughed when asked if he would ever start a White running back?
     
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    yes he was. Guy died 50 years too late.
     
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    If memory serves, Bowden nearly fell over he was laughing so hard at the question.
     
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    Thank you guys for confirming what my memory recalled. What a lousy human, to take joy in discriminating against his own people.

    Can’t disagree Flint. No tears shed for this guy.
     
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    The NCAA finally punished Baylor today, five years after commencing its investigation into Art Briles' roving rape gang that moonlighted as a football program. They racked up something in the neighborhood of 72 counts of sexual assaults by football players over a five year period. Briles and his assistants actively recruited blacks by telling them "we have a lot of white girls here who love football players." (this tactic is perfectly legal though)

    The punishment includes a $5000 fine, one year of reduced 'official visits' for new recruits, one two-week moratorium on recruiting communications, and one three-week moratorium period on unofficial visits. An "assistant director of football operations" who remains unnamed was hit with the only "level one" penalty, which reads as a five year probation if he is still working under the NCAA umbrella.
     
  21. Bucky

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    Lol tough punishment..

    RIH Bowden.
     
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    4 star safety Jake Pope commits to Alabama
     
  23. Phall

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    I didn't have to write up too many teams to notice that some white head coaches have appointed "associate head coaches" independent of their two traditional coordinators. It's a dual title, such as "associate head coach / defensive backs coach." What the heck is this? In my small sample size, they're always blacks employed by whites, and this makes sense to give the whities a shield from racism. No coordinator gets that title that I've seen. What does it mean? Do they get the interim job if whitey does a racism by accident during the season? Do the whitey coaches lean on this to get the top blacks to play for their team? "I'm the plantation owner, but my associate here might relate to you."
     
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    Nick Rolovich fired at Washington State for refusing the deadly vaxx. Presumably, someone within the state government denied his religious exemption request, as expected, although the reporting on this process is intentionally convoluted and absent key details. The university would have tried to fire him as well should he have passed the first hurdle. They will surely try to renege on as much of his $3 million salary and buyout as possible.

    "A number" of his staff were apparently fired today as well.

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