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  1. Our RB's are pretty kick-ass year after year. I personally wouldn't put Patrick Cobbs in the "mediocre at best" category. I think he's doing a really good job of coaching them up.
  2. I think the better poll would be who would win if it was 13-0 Alabama vs. 1-15 Jacksonville? I think Alabama has the advantage at the skill positions. Mac Jones --> Gardner Minshew // DevonteSmith and Jaylen Waddle --> D.J Chark and Keelan Cole // RB's likely even. Etc. I'm guessing Jacksonville would have the edge in the trenches.
  3. I guess we got our answer to this question yesterday! Texas fires Tom Herman and hires Steve Sarkisian within like 3 hours of each other. Wow! What a quick interview. Wink, wink. 😂😂
  4. We had that coach. Darrell Dickey. And 80% of y'all complained about those low scoring games, not enough passing, etc.
  5. Let the record reflect that the "crappy" conference we left ended up with 2 teams ranked in the CFP Top 25. Coastal Carolina at #12 and Louisiana-Lafayette at #19. Let the record also reflect that the allegedly superior P5 Pac-12 ALSO has 2 teams ranked in the CFP Top 25. USC at #17 and Oregon at #25. Who woulda thought the SUN BELT ends up having a better conference than the Pac-12? That's really impressive and good on 'em. The gap isn't so big between certain superpower conferences and others IMO.
  6. Welp, yet another CA institution heads to TX. Haha
  7. More unimpressive than Andrew McNulty slinging it around the field for 105 yards in a stellar 17-14 win over FIU back in the McCarney era? I think that's some "recency bias" kicking in. 🙂
  8. I guess I'm a little confused. All week I've heard that UTSA is not our rival, it's not really a big game, yada, yada, yada. But when we lose, NOW it's a big game, now it's Seth can never win big ones, yada, yada, yada. It's in basically every thread. Can we at least be consistent about this? Maybe do a poll to determine once and forever more if UTSA is our rival? Otherwise, nothing says inconsistency more than a GMG football forum.
  9. Mike Doocy and his diary is feeling kind of down today.
  10. Does anyone chuckle at people with unrealistic expectations? "Hey, great job North Texas! You went 10-1 ... but you had a bad game against SMU. Littrell ... you're fired. Let's get an all new-coaching staff in here and rebuild this thing in 3 to 4 years with their new philosophy". So it sounds like you'll only be happy if we go undefeated every year? Pretty tough bar to clear. My advice would be to buy a lot of TUMS because we're not going 10-1. In a related note, I'm assuming you picked UNT to go 11-0 in Brett Vito's "get your rear on the record" contest or whatever he calls it?
  11. I think the Stars Stanley Cup game had something to do with the amount of people leaving early. We actually were one of those groups. Our 10 left at the end of halftime to set up the TV in our tailgate area and watch the Stars kick some ass. Pretty memorable experience watching the Stars underneath the stars. Yes, it's a one-off to leave that early but a Stanley Cup appearance seems to come around once every 20 years or so around here, so gotta take advantage.
  12. Let me 2nd El Paso Eagle here. Sometimes I can't believe what I read on GMG. Scoring 57 points and setting a school record with 700+ yards in total offense (perfectly balanced between rushing and passing BTW) is "terrible" and you weren't impressed. What exactly would impress you? 700 yards passing from Bean and 8 TD's? If a record setting offensive night is lame for you, I'm sorry but you're going to have a miserable season.
  13. The SEC is only doing conference games. All non-conference games were canceled. (Thus, why A&M is out).
  14. Hello -- I'm here for the topic of "C-USA to decide on fall sports soon". Can someone please point me to the correct link? I seem to have stumbled into another "RV sucks" thread. Thanks. 🤪
  15. I have an idea -- change the title of what we're doing from "football games" to "protests" and the football season is saved! Thousands will be allowed in the stadiums with little to no social distancing and the benefit is you'll have media and local politicians behind this idea 100%. Win-win for all.
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