** Coach Pat Dye was on the sending end of a neckties-because-of-a-tie-game prank long ago while at East Carolina University?!?! From Bonesville.net: “In Dye’s last trip to play the Tar Heels in 1979, which was before there were overtime procedures in the college game, UNC-Chapel Hill coach Dick Crum elected to kick a late field goal for a 24-24 tie, rather than go for the win. Some of the ECU faithful supposedly sent Crum neckties for Christmas as a reminder of his conservative decision.”
Coach Dye also picks LSU to beat Florida this weekend at his “Pat’s Picks” post. I can’t argue with that. Who knows, you know? It’s been a weird year. All the other picks are your safe run-of-the-mill variety.
** The Auburn Villager reports (and President Jay Gogue also noted at a recent board of trustees meeting) that the board of trustees is facing the prospect of NINE vacancies out of 14 spots on the board by 2012. Two vacant positions were not filled this year because of the state Senate was taking a nap or something. Yeah Alabama foot-and-knuckle-dragging politics!!! Hooray!
** Our Facebook page is inching closer to 500 fans … so c’mon and join up! We can get it over the hump, right? Right?!?!
** Hey Eddie George! Who do you think is the best team in the country? Alabama, Oregon, Ohio State or …
i always liked eddie george…
Ha! You know Big Eddie is loving the Tiger ground attack!
WoooooHoooo………..EG , right on. Power to the eagle…uhh tiger
I’m getting on the les miles bandwagon with coach!!! I’ve been complaining about how lucky he is since the days of the last second bomb against AU and all the times he went for it on 4th down against florida. I thought there was no way he could survive like that in the sec. I was wrong. Its kind of like someone getting on a hot streak at the craps table. You know they are due to crap out, but you’ve watched them raking in the money while you sat and watched and now you are going to throw down too.This guy can’t miss right now so LSU fans need to ride him while he’s hot!!!!