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Interesting read. They really think their crap don't stink up there. Heh heh, I bet their tone changes when Urban Meyer builds an SEC program inside their holier than thou conference.
I have quite a bit of family in Michigan, and this sounds exactly like them. They think their educational system, political system, economic system, and every other kind of system is superior to anything southeast of them. They are generally rude unless they know you personally, and they are way too brilliant to believe in God. We in SC are stupid, clinging to our guns and religion. We marry our cousins and produce inbred idiots.
I cannot wait to beat them, and I love the way they underestimate us. Bring it on.
Good preview. I feel pretty good about our ability to prevail in a close game.
That's odd. Not going to doubt you, since you have family there, but I know several Michigan grads and work with a couple others from that area, and none of them come off as you describe. Seem like good folks, for the most part.
I liked the response of this poster:
Fork Union and Hargrave are hardly "rubber stamping" prep schools. They are *outstanding* prep schools. They are enormously expensive (they offer only partial athletic scholarships), are extremely strict, out in the middle of absolute nowhere in western Virginia, do a phenomenal job of instilling discipline (into kids that basically have none), and getting kids ready for college. They hire outstanding teachers (the pay is good and you're going to have ZERO troubles from your students) and the kids work their nuts off.
I've covered the school any number of times and it's always a pleasure. When the kids arrive, the first thing they do is send everything they brought with them back with their folks. "You aren't going to need this."
If the sun is up, the kids are either working with their drill sergeants, in class, or studying with tutors.
Calling it a "rubber stamp" prep school is insulting to the folks who put in SERIOUS time to get ready for college.
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Still trying to figure out if he made any points at all. Only thing I gathered from any of it, was that Clowney is good, & everything D does, is based off of where he is. Did give some props to DJ as well.
I am now dumber for reading that garbage. Clemson tome offers more insight into opposing teams than that jack wagon
Read to me like he was subtly encouraging them to prepare their collective anuses.
Pretty insulting imo.
Snooze. There's a factual error in nearly every line. Not small ones, big ones.
A strange attempt at condescension with little ammunition to back it up, or, "The Most B1G Post Ever". The brilliant author misspells "Connor", and uses the colloquial "liable to" in the piece, without irony. In the comments, he gets pantsed about Michigan's attrition rate, which actually exceeds USC's. Pretentious, plodding, and epic fail, just like the conference.
It's trash. Let's dominate them in a few days. The one thing they do good, is "never lose a game" they always "gave it away"
I'm not saying the family members aren't, for the most part, nice to me. They are, but watch out if you're not a pro-union, pro-abortion liberal. They do not tolerate opinions other than their own.
As for the general populace in the area where we visit, the people were so rude that my daughters commented on their lack of manners. While we were shopping in grocery stores and WalMart, they cut in front of my elderly father in law and did not hold the door for him. In fact, they allowed the doors to hit him. They also were not friendly. Down here, people say hello whether they know you or not. We hold doors for old people. We follow the rule of letting one car in front of us, not cutting people off.
I still appreciate Southern manners and Southern hospitality.
I'm not trying to cause any thread drift, but this link illustrates the way a lot of people think in other parts of the country. Here's how USC (California) treated Georgia Tech. http://fansided.com/2012/12/27/usc-trojans-more-than-90-minutes-late-for-sun-bowl-dinner-georgia-tech-leaves/
That's just rude.
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They don't like Borges?
He's a damn idiot if he believes that "backup Rory Anderson is more of a blocker"...
I added my .02 to the comments section.
Pretty sure he's referring to that twit woman that wrote a hit piece on the SEC oversigning players several years ago and she specifically cited Spurrier the year we signed 30+ because we placed a number of kids in prep schools. It was clear that she was oblivious to how things worked.
At the time JC was on a radio show in Cola? He had her on and embarrassed her when it became apparent that she didn't even understand the difference between a JUCO and a prep school and she seemed particularly bothered by the military aspect of certain schools like Hargrave and Fork Union, which this twit blogger references, as it appeared she actually thought we were going to send these kids to a war zone one they were done playing.
Conveniently he "lost the link" when a reply nailed him on the actualities of those prep schools.
I remember that day on the radio. JC absolutely let that foolish woman have it. It was hilarious. She had no response. It reminded me a lot of the exchanges between Dabo and Spurrier now, in fact. I wish JC would chime in to give his perspective on that from back then.
I liked the comments section where a Mich fan pointed out they had more attrition.
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