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Forum: Football 05-08-18, 05:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,821
Posted By Cali_Eagle
A college football career comes but once in a...

A college football career comes but once in a lifetime for those relatively few who are fortunate enough to have the talent to play at that level. To my way of thinking any player should choose the...
Forum: Football 04-21-18, 11:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,818
Posted By Cali_Eagle
I think if gasoline continues to go upward and...

I think if gasoline continues to go upward and funding road trips in all sports starts becoming problematic for some/most school districts, you will see this league or something close to it on the...
Forum: Football 03-23-18, 09:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,979
Posted By Cali_Eagle
Not for public vs. private reasons.... I believe...

Not for public vs. private reasons.... I believe he is a VASJ Vikings fan.
Forum: Football 02-26-18, 01:27 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 36,557
Posted By Cali_Eagle
Don't forget... all of Ohio has changed...

Don't forget... all of Ohio has changed dramatically since the days these polls were taken. What was perhaps probable in 1949 may not make much sense in todays Ohio football landscape.

Here is...
Forum: Football 02-25-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 27,353
Posted By Cali_Eagle
When I walked into a break room on the job in the...

When I walked into a break room on the job in the 70's -80's and in to the 90's people talked and interacted. At some places people regularly played cards. When I walk into one today no one at all...
Forum: Football 02-25-18, 10:34 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 36,557
Posted By Cali_Eagle
In 1958 Alliance went 9-0-1 and won the AP Poll....

In 1958 Alliance went 9-0-1 and won the AP Poll. That same year, Marion Harding went 9-0-0 (coached by future U of Akron HC Gordon Larson) and won the UPI Poll.

In 1962 Toledo Central Catholic won...
Forum: Football 02-13-18, 06:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,331
Posted By Cali_Eagle
Years ago, back in the Class A - AA - AAA days, ...

Years ago, back in the Class A - AA - AAA days, Max Hayes was the only Class AAA school that didn't field a football team. I have never understood why a school that large didn't have one. I believe...
Forum: Football 02-07-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 39,394
Posted By Cali_Eagle
East St Louis was one of America's poorest cities...

East St Louis was one of America's poorest cities when Coach Shannon was leading them to 6 Illinois State Titles. I doubt it's a guaranteed win for the Tigers. Glenville is in a very poor area...
Forum: Football 02-07-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 39,394
Posted By Cali_Eagle
RE: East St Louis ILL Football... Years...

RE: East St Louis ILL Football...

Years ago there was an excellent book written that covered the town's history as it went from white to black and also from reasonably prosperous to one of the...
Forum: Football 02-03-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,759
Posted By Cali_Eagle
NFL owners are exceptionally good at spending...

NFL owners are exceptionally good at spending your money and mine. They aren't so good and have a marked aversion to spending the League's and/or their own.

The NFL doesn't really want the HOF to...
Forum: Football 02-01-18, 03:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,256
Posted By Cali_Eagle
If a 14-18 year old kid is motivated...

If a 14-18 year old kid is motivated athletically, but not academically, he sure would prefer to attend Euclid High School (or almost any other public school) rather than St Ignatius.

I...
Forum: Football 01-09-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,702
Posted By Cali_Eagle
Division 1-AA (I don't use the new designations)...

Division 1-AA (I don't use the new designations) has what? 32 playoff teams? Division 1-A should have at least 16 but I'd settle for 8. And the non-major schools of 1-A should form their own division...
Forum: Football 12-30-17, 10:33 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 24,735
Posted By Cali_Eagle
You forgot one. In addition to coaches moving on...

You forgot one. In addition to coaches moving on and not thinking it worth the loss of some time to coach their old team in the "reward for a good (cough cough) season"; a bowl game, the players...
Forum: Football 12-21-17, 05:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,736
Posted By Cali_Eagle
It may not be about Mount Union, but considering...

It may not be about Mount Union, but considering the thread has more posts about the digression it took, this ^ is an excellent post about that digression.

Instead of all the garbage one reads...
Forum: Football 12-08-17, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 37,121
Posted By Cali_Eagle
Since the National Championship is decided on a...

Since the National Championship is decided on a season by season basis, last year should never ever have any bearing on this years playoff field.

Another fallacy of this whole pseudo-"system" is...
Forum: Football 12-08-17, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 37,121
Posted By Cali_Eagle
I am with you on this. I think what Clowney...

I am with you on this. I think what Clowney (regular season games!) and McCaffrey started, will be epidemic this season. Let's face it, the "big" or "major" bowl games mean nothing anymore if they...
Forum: Football 12-07-17, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 37,121
Posted By Cali_Eagle
The issue in question has been decided. Whether...

The issue in question has been decided. Whether Alabama deserved to get in or not, thanx to the ridiculous, illogical and inconsistent committee system they are in. Thanx to the Iowa loss, TOSU is...
Forum: Football 12-06-17, 06:39 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 30,928
Posted By Cali_Eagle
People in SWO seem to want the games there at...

People in SWO seem to want the games there at least some of the years. I see no reason why they couldn't or shouldn't have them and I'm sure the people of the Cincy area could mount a bid as...
Forum: Football 12-06-17, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 37,121
Posted By Cali_Eagle
Relative to Point 6, the whole idea of the "eye...

Relative to Point 6, the whole idea of the "eye test" stinks like a dead goat at high noon in Death Valley CA. My "eye test" may be different than your "eye test". There needs to be measurable...
Forum: Football 12-05-17, 06:26 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 30,928
Posted By Cali_Eagle
If the games were rotated around the state to all...

If the games were rotated around the state to all the different areas that wanted to host and put together an effective bid then no one at all would have cause for complaint. Even SEO could host, at...
Forum: Football 12-05-17, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 37,121
Posted By Cali_Eagle
Because South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt and...

Because South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt and Kentucky are such good teams and had such good seasons right? Vanderbilt hasn't won an SEC Title in close to 100 years. Kentucky in about 40 years....
Forum: Football 12-05-17, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 37,121
Posted By Cali_Eagle
When one looks at this thread, one sees...

When one looks at this thread, one sees ridiculous garbage like "the eye test" and "style points" (margins of victory over other teams) and shifting criteria each week including such non-sensical...
Forum: Football 12-05-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 24,735
Posted By Cali_Eagle
If the games are to continue to be a one-site...

If the games are to continue to be a one-site event then anyone (read: anywhere) in the State that wishes to host them should be able to put together a bid and offer to host them. IOW, they could and...
Forum: Football 12-04-17, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 37,121
Posted By Cali_Eagle
ESPN has a deal with the SEC and promotes the...

ESPN has a deal with the SEC and promotes the hell out of Alabama and SEC football. They gave Saban a TV forum the other night to plead his case. They are probably delighted to see Alabama in the...
Forum: Football 12-04-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 37,121
Posted By Cali_Eagle
Wait until the season when every P5 team loses at...

Wait until the season when every P5 team loses at least 2 games lol. Not likely but it could happen. What we really need is a larger playoff to ensure no one with a legitimate claim to be the best...
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