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Old 08-19-2003, 12:17 PM   #21
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Game on nb - Saturday 11/1/03 in LA it will be sweet watching my cougs beat USC on national TV
Alright DiGi - GAME ON!

Like - FIGHT ON!
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(to the tune of the usc fight song): this is the only song we know. it's boring and it's slow.
See, even you sing along to the greatest band in all of college football - THE SPIRIT OF TROY!!





ps. did ND settle on a coach for this year??
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ps. did ND settle on a coach for this year??
ha ha.




i swear every year after the usc game, i have that damn song of yours in my head for days. i hear they even play it OVER AND OVER during practice the week leading up to the game.

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It must be part of the school's psy ops program. I remember the 1990 Rose Bowl. Bo Schembechler's last game for the University of Michigan. My wife and I had seats smack in the middle of the Michigan section (two spects of cardinal & gold in a see of maize and blue).

By the fourth quarter, many of the Michigan fans gave up cheering for their team because they were sick of hearing Tribute to Troy (the Fight Song is not played as often).
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you should have. then i could have made fun of you to your face after we beat you. j/k.

FOOTBALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!

haha I just looked on Ebay for tickets - kinda of high.


SF I have the same issue with the USC song....
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I would prefer to hear TUSK at USC games.

My only ND game I ever saw was ND v. USC.

Of course the fine Catholic institution won!
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(to the tune of the usc fight song): this is the only song we know. it's boring and it's slow.
They also know "Tusk" and "Don't Stop (Thinking About Tomorrow)."

I prefer NCAA football. I ignore NFL football.



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I would prefer to hear TUSK at USC games.

My only ND game I ever saw was ND v. USC.

Of course the fine Catholic institution won!
And might I add the University of Alabama Million Dollar band performs "Tusk," perhaps because elephants have tusks.

My only SC game I ever saw was Auburn v. SC.

Of course the fine private institution from Los Angeles won!

The SC fans were nicer to us than the UCLA fans had been to us two years before.

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I prefer NCAA football.
i never would have guessed this.
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I find that prejudiced sentiment to be offensive.

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i blame gw.
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In all honesty, I do blame GW Bush for our coaching troubles. he and his Dad are good buddies wiht Robert Gates, the President of Texas A&M who also served as CIA director under Bush Sr. When Gates saw that Alabama had a good coach in Dennis Franchione, he hatched a conspiratorial plot to lure him away from Alabama with the aid of agents of Bush's Justice Department in Memphis, Tennessee. The A&M fans loved it because we had hired the legendary Paul "Bear" Bryant away from aTm in 1957.

After they took Fran away from us, they directed Mike Price our way, only to set him up with strippers in is room and a $13,000 room service order for bacon and eggs on a Pensacola, Florida golf outing. This was to get back at us for not wanting them to take Fran.

I don't believe any of that, but if you believe some of the things floating around these days, well...

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And might I add the University of Alabama Million Dollar band performs "Tusk," perhaps because elephants have tusks.

My only SC game I ever saw was Auburn v. SC.

Of course the fine private institution from Los Angeles won!

The SC fans were nicer to us than the UCLA fans had been to us two years before.

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Old 08-19-2003, 09:02 PM   #34
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well if ty willingham blows it this year for nd i'm going to blame gw as well. after all ty and condi rice are good buds from their stanford days. gw lured condi away just to distract ty. he had to leave the comfort of stanford for the harsh winters of south bend, in. it's all gw's fault.
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I'm also going to blame GW for Auburn being ranked #6 pre-season in the AP & Coaches' polls. Why, you might ask? Simple: GW visited the Auburn campus last year for a Congressional candidate's campaign and gave a big "War Eagle!" which Auburn now uses on their pre-game jumbotron video. And don't get me started on former University of Tennessee President Lamar Alexander being elected to the U.S. Senate...

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i am a believer that gw will be the end of ncaa football as we know it. it's a sad state of affairs.
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I'll see if I can dig up an article about it. Believe it or not, there was one several months ago when the Fran events transpired.

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i'm sure you can find it in fym somewhere.
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NFL!!!! I love football but could never get into the college game. I think these are the main reasons:

1- In the NFL, there is a clear winner with a playoff system. In college, you only have writers voting for a mythical national championship. That taints the value of it for me. If college had a playoff system, I would like it as much as NCAA basketball.

2- I am someone who gets attached to a certain group of guys, and in college those are always changing. It's worse now that they can leave early. Of coure free agency has broken up the connection I felt with certain NFL Teams, but still not as bad as college. It's like, U2 would not be the same band to me if they changed members every 2-4 years. That's just how it feels for me. I feel no attachment to any college and I don't care about the rivalries.
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