The Official NCAA Football 2011-2012 Thread

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Dr. Grimlockisking, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. AutoBobby

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    Paterno should just resign.He had the chance to do something about it,and he basically decided not to.
     
  2. jorod74

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    some people mistake frustrating for boring.
    9-6 is frustrating, but by no means boring.
    two incredible teams had their star QBs stumped by a wall of meatballs with eyes, who read the plays and reacted well to them.

    i'd rather see that than 30 hail mary bombs and a 84-35 type game.

    i really don't see how LSU and UA will have a shot at a rematch, but i do know that no other team in the top 10 right now has the guns Alabama did, and that means they won't fare all that well against LSU either.
    all these teams bitching and bellyaching about ranking haven't played a single team of a serious caliber all year, and wouldn't be able to hang with LSU or Alabama.

    as for JoePa, he was in a god-like position at Penn St. and all it would have taken was 2 phone calls to stop this. he failed to use the power, the faith his people gave him, and for what? it all appears that he kept quiet to protect his legacy. something that was already set in stone.
    now, it's cracked beyond repair.

    he should be removed immediately, not at the end of the season.
    he did not protect the kids, they should not protectect his season.
    /case closed.
     
  3. Tenebrouser

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    I agree about Paterno. He's got to go...immediately.
     
  4. Starfire22

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    This whole penn state thing is disgusting, and what's even more disgusting is the fact the the guy who allegedly saw the incident happening, didn't do anything about it!

    All illegal recruiting, and academic violations aside, this is easily the most horrific thing to happen in college football. (My prayers go out to the victims)
     
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    Basically, the Penn St. policy throughout the whole 15 years or so was, "Just don't do it while you're an employee here, but you can still come on the campus." Just terrible.
     
  6. Sideswipe1954

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    Looks like Joe will retire at the end of the season, ESPN is reporting
     
  7. Red Alert

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    Allowing him to retire before being fired is complete bullshit.

    Another sweep under the rug for the program.
     
  8. jorod74

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    disappointing. college coaches almost always escape punishment.
    Pete Carroll rushed off to the NFL before he got slapped around, and JoePa gets a noble exit.

    i am saddened.
     
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    Paterno and Penn State President Spanier both fired, effective immediately.

    I don't generally pay much attention to college football, but this scandal is all over the news here and there's a press conference on about it right now. Glad to hear that Paterno is going to be fired after all; regardless of his stature or contributions or whatever, this isn't the kind of situation where he should get to make a graceful exit on his terms.
     
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    The board of trustees has a spine after all. Anybody currently on the campus who knew about this needs to be fired immediately upon confirmation, and possibly questioned by authorities for legal ramifications. They're enablers.

    Why on earth McQueary is still on the coaching staff is beyond me. He actually witnessed the act!!!! In fact, he should be in jail as far as I'm concerned, and is worse than Paterno in this case.
     
  11. Doug

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    46 years down to drain. What is the University planning on to do with the 7ft bronze statue of Paterno?
     
  12. Spartan Prime

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    Not that I'm sad, but I am a little surprised. Immediate dismissal? I would have thought for sure PSU would have at least let the season run out first, given their win/loss record this year. More power to their board for sacking up and following through with it.
     
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    Glad to hear the president is gone, but patrino being fired immediately is kind of shocking.
     
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    Its just hard to fathom that Joe Paterno, a head coach of Penn State for 46 years, a celebrated figure in all of sports has his career ended for him this way. I feel sorrow for him. Though, he made a extremely bad decision in not reporting the sexual abuse, its just hard for me to not feel bad for him. His outstanding career will always be hindered because of another stupid person and one very bad decison.
     
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    now let Saban and Meyer fight over JoePa's job.

    gonna hate the next few months...
     
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    I love the idiots who rioted.
     
  17. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    ^^^

    I really have lost a lot of faith in humanity because of this situation. Did anyone watch Sportscenter this morning?

    WHY are people going to Joe's house and praying for him? Get out of my face, instead of caring for the victims, you pray for a guy that directly (or indirectly, depending on your position) allowed this to happen?


    It's not like Joe wasn't on his way out already. Penn State has tried of YEARS to fire the old man, but he was bigger than the school....

    Nobody could touch him.

    EDIT: On that note, it really makes the USC, OSU, Miami, and every other major scandal insignificant. Is the NCAA going to bring the hammer down on them? Would you call that, "Lack of institutional control"?
     
  18. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    Hey! The Trojans are looking pretty good! It'll be interesting to see how the Trojans do next year once the scholarship reductions happen.

    Is our small squad better THAN everyone else's full squads? We shall see

    WOO HOO!!! FIGHT ON!!!
     
  19. jorod74

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    OK State took care of TexTech for OU.
    (that's how it's done, boys!)

    sad day for Penn State players, tho. I feel for them, not anyone else in charge.

    And i get to see how UA recovers from the LSU game. if they are a top tier team this year, they'll not let 1 loss shatter their resolve.
     
  20. AutoBobby

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    Great,with Oklahoma St. losing last night,we're looking at a good chance of an LSU/Alabama re-match for the national championship.That would be a game that I probably wouldn't watch.I had a hard enough time watching it the first time.