Category Archives: General Idiocy

Why we can’t have nice bowl matchups.

Boy, here’s a ringing endorsement from Georgia’s athletic director:

“I would be more concerned it if were the same city, same site. For our players and staff, they’ve never really spent more than one night, actually never in Jacksonville. It’s always been St. Augustine. Heck, we play teams every year regardless. We play Auburn every year, we play (Georgia) Tech every year. In that case, people have always turned out in great numbers.”

I don’t know about you, but that comment doesn’t exactly give me goosebumps.

I was prepared to go all “if you don’t want a disappointing bowl opponent, Dawgs, don’t lose to Vanderbilt” on you this morning, but there might be an actual villain to blame for not getting the Georgia-Michigan meeting many of us were hoping for in Jacksonville.

Believe it or not, it sounds like Georgia’s bowl woes can be blamed on Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder.  No, really.

It was an up-and-down day as we awaited the official announcement. We expected Nebraska, then we were cruelly teased with the prospect of facing off against Michigan. Then it switched back to Nebraska again, much to our dismay. But in the end, Bill Snyder avoided having to face a loose cannon who once nearly assaulted him on the sideline, and I wouldn’t be surprised to discover that this is what the negotiations ultimately revolved around.

Bill Snyder doesn’t like Bo Pelini.  At all.  So we get Bo instead, for the second straight year.

You know, Snyder is well-known for writing letters.  Maybe he should consider writing our fan base one.

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Tuesday morning buffet

Dig in, peeps.

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Things you may have missed from the weekend, part one.

Ledes don’t get much better than this one:

A Pittsburgh-area high school teacher who police say confessed to arriving at school high on heroin and passing out in class had only two words for comment-seeking media members today: “Roll Tide.”

And a happy ending, to boot – it looks like he won’t be serving any jail time over it.  (The no comment is kind of disappointing, though.)

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I’m sure he meant well.

In case you hadn’t noticed, Keith Olbermann is a preening douchebag.

Sure enough Gramatica’s name was brought up by ESPN’s Keith Olbermann on Monday night when he decided to make Mitchell one of the night’s “worse” persons in the sports world for not learning from the mistakes of others.

Seriously, Malcolm Mitchell accidentally hurting himself while celebrating a team highlight in a big game makes him an asshole?

Olbermann earned a spot for himself on his own list.

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Thursday morning buffet

Finally, it’s here.  Celebrate with the buffet.

  • Here’s a team-by-team look at the SEC in season-openers.
  • Statistical pessimism about Georgia’s 2013 season here.
  • Year2 explores how much a bye week matters.
  • George O’Leary demonstrates that he’s not just an ordinary asshole, he’s a tone-deaf asshole.
  • MaconDawg ranks the SEC coaches on likeability.
  • The War on Drugs is widely seen as an abject failure, but Georgia’s new president decides to go all in on Michael Adams’ quest to have the SEC adopt a uniform drug policy, presumably matching his own.  Good luck with that, Jere.
  • The season hasn’t started, but Paul Johnson is already in mid-season complaint form.  On the one hand, “It’s a big mistake to think that teams play for their league.”  On the other, “If you watch ESPN, it’s a 24-hour non-stop commercial for the SEC.”
  • Here’s some lazy, clichéd Aaron Murray talk from Matt Hayes.
  • If you’re interested in stuff like this, here’s a post on all the uniform changes in college football this season.

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Morons are entitled to celebrate freedom, too.

My go-to July Fourth clip:

Love ya’, Murica.  Happy birthday!

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The dumbest thing you’ll read all day.

If anybody really thinks that no bowl game on Earth would take a Notre Dame squad with a winning record… well, I’m still sitting on some very attractive oceanfront property in Hahira.  We need to talk.

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