Week 1, Season 3 - Official Thread

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  1. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    We have advanced to Week 1 of Season 3!

    Good luck!

    Scheduling Note: Tried to change as little as possible to ensure each person had 2 user games, 6 home games, and at least 1 really tough OOC opponent. No one with A or A+ schedule and no one with an F (except maybe Pro but the MAC is horrid).

    Advance Schedule:
    -when 10/10 are ready or
    -Friday 3pm EST

    Week Notes:
    -User game between Plague and Mormon to open things up
    -New Big East game: BYU @ SMU
     
  2. Pro

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    Will be posting my season breakdown of Pro's Take. Already had one ready but the schedule I had was wrong.
     
  3. vatechhokie01

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    UNLV 35, Western Kentucky 28

    Whoa. It was very fun but I'm not sure what to make of it. One game so no idea what the new slider impact is. My pass rush was horrid but I also graduated my entire D-line and the new one ain't great.... I'll tell ya that. Nice to see the CPU rush for 88yds and 2 scores on 22 carries but again, not sure that isn't just cuz my D is struggling up front.

    Offensively, had a blast. QB ran more, only sacked once, and def is improving as getting rid of the ball and overall accuracy is way up (12 for 20, 222 yes, 1 TD pass, 1 TD rush). On the ground, I'm good. Period.

    Also got a kickoff return TD with the new burner RB.

    As for WKy's offense, they lit me up through the air for over 320yds and 2 scores, something crazy good like 11 for 15 on 3rd downs... again, my pass rush was horrid.

    Really enjoyed the game. But buckle up maybe.

    P.S. My 88ovr Kicker shanked a 30yder cuz I wasn't careful enough. Felt right though. Not gimmees anymore.
     
  4. ThePlague0208

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    Mormon what's your schedule like?
     
  5. mmullen8

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    Ok....I hate Danny Obrien. But this is getting to be just stupid. 4 GD passes were tipped and int'd. Three of which went for a pick 6. Maryland loses. Had the game in OT only to throw another pick 6 that bounces of my RB's head. I hate Maryland
     
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  6. mrluchini

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    I can play either tonight or tomorrow night. My number is 214-245-6365. Text me and let me know what time will work for you.
     
  7. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    lmao.
     
  8. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    bonner loses, mullen loses to 'cuse, and i barely beat WKy. Buckle up boys! new sliders are here!
     
  9. mmullen8

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    all morning I have been singing "I left my heart in...Toledo"
     
  10. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    it only gets creepier... how f-ing weird that Craig James is commentating on the scandal at Penn State. Nice discernment ESPN.
     
  11. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    and not shocking, while Rece Davis and Jesse Palmer kept talking about the victims, Craig James kept talking bout how it is so very important that the football team focus and get a win... unreal.

    uhhhh... craig. its football. who gives a shit.
     
  12. Goose

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    You want creepy???

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  13. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    saw that. hope that dude (Madden) is just crazy. please Lord let that guy just be crazy.
     
  14. Goose

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    He's also said that everyone (university, state police) was in on the cover up. That the university forced Sandusky to retire in 1999 after an incident was reported but no charges were filed in 1998. By letting him "retire" his reputation was clean.
     
  15. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    honestly pretty shocked sandusky hasn't taken his own life yet
     
  16. Goose

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    No, Madden wrote an article back in April that basically said everything that has come out so far.
     
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    Same here.
     
  18. Goose

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    Madden: Sandusky a State secret mark madden timesonline.com | 9 comments
    The Jerry Sandusky situation seems a matter of failure to connect certain dots, or perhaps unwillingness in that regard. Lots of people besides the former Penn State defensive coordinator have some explaining to do.
    Allegations of improper conduct with an underage male first surfaced in 1998, while Sandusky was still employed by Penn State. That incident allegedly occurred in a shower at Penn State's on-campus football facility. No charges were filed.
    Sandusky retired the next year, in 1999. He was 55, prime age for a coach. Odd, to say the least - especially with Joe Paterno thought even then to be ready to quit and Sandusky a likely, openly-discussed successor.
    It seems logical to ask: What did Paterno know, and when did he know it? What did Penn State's administration know, and when did they know it?
    Best-case scenario: Charges are never brought, and Sandusky walks away with his reputation permanently scarred. The rumors, the jokes, the sideways glances - they won't ever stop. Paterno and Penn State do the great escape.
    Worst-case scenario: Sandusky is charged. Then it seems reasonable to wonder: Did Penn State not make an issue of Sandusky's alleged behavior in 1998 in exchange for him walking away from the program at an age premature for most coaches? Did Penn State's considerable influence help get Sandusky off the hook?
    Don't kid yourself. That could happen. Don't underestimate the power of Paterno and Penn State in central Pennsylvania when it comes to politicians, the police and the media.
    In 1999, Penn State was rid of Sandusky. His rep was unblemished, which allowed him to continue running a charitable foundation that gave him access to underage males. To be a volunteer assistant with a high school football team, thus gaining access to underage males.
    If Paterno and Penn State knew, but didn't act, instead facilitating Sandusky's untroubled retirement - are Paterno and Penn State responsible for untoward acts since committed by Sandusky?
    This is far from an outrageous hypothesis, especially given the convenient timeline.
    Initially accused in 1998. Retires in 1999. Never coaches college football again. Sandusky was very successful at what he did. The architect of Linebacker U. Helped win national championships in 1982 and 1986. Recognized as college football's top assistant in 1986 and 1999.
    Never any stories about Sandusky being pursued for a high-profile job. Never any rumors about him coming out of retirement.
    But there's no shortage of stories and rumors about Penn State football sweeping problems under the rug, is there?
    Why did college football let an accomplished coach like Sandusky walk away at 55? Why did he disappear into relative anonymity?
    A grand jury, spurred by a complaint made by a 15-year-old boy in 2009, has been investigating Sandusky for 18 months. Witnesses include Paterno and Penn State athletic director Tim Curley. Interviewing Paterno about a subject like this had to have been one of the single most uncomfortable acts in the history of jurisprudence.
    Plenty of questions remain yet unanswered. Potentially among them: What's more important, Penn State football or the welfare of a few kids?
    You might not want to hear the answer.
    Mark Madden hosts a radio show 3-6 p.m. weekdays on WXDX-FM (105.9).
     
  19. AndyVanSlyke

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    that's the first thing I thought.
     
  20. mmullen8

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    awfully quiet...when does emu/wyo play?
     
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    Wyoming explodes in the second half to bring down Eastern Michigan 22-14

    Down 7-6 on a last second pass before halftime from Mark Iannotti to Chris Wright for 64 yards. It was Trey Watts who stepped up and stomped down on EMU's defense. 201 yards on 28 carries, Watts was a force that wore down EMU's defense. With touchdown runs of 80 and 28 yards, Trey Watts would not be stopped. Quarterbacking the Cowboys was Robbie Picazo who was 9 for 12 on the day for 155 yards.

    For Eastern Michigan, the offense was just not there. On the ground the Eagles just managed 12 yards. Iannotti was 15 for 26 for 212 yards with 2td and 1 int. The defensive line for EMU didn't disappoint with 3 sacks with freshman standout John Black having 2 of them. The linbacking corp tried their best but just couldn't do it today. Colin Weingrad had a career game with 11 tackles.

    Great game Mormon.
     
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    It was a very fun game. That D line lived up to the billing, keeping Watts in check until the second half. They also put a ton or pressure on Picazo all game, making it very difficult to get the passing game going.
     

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