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gwallaia 09-04-2004 10:41 PM

LSU hangs on by a thread
 
22-21. 3 missed exrta points for OSU made all the difference.

Vinny 09-04-2004 10:43 PM

That kicker sure shanked it hard.

Fiddy 09-04-2004 11:02 PM

If I am the OSU kicker I am "accidentally" missing the plane home....

STEEL BLUE TEXANS 09-04-2004 11:03 PM

it looked like they gave some bum off the streets a scholarship to play kicker for the team.

Vinny 09-04-2004 11:03 PM

I hear he just tried to shoot himself after the game....but he was wide right.

STEEL BLUE TEXANS 09-04-2004 11:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Vinny
I hear he just tried to shoot himself after the game....but he was wide right.





:rofl:

this was even worse than the NW Vs TCU game yesterday where NW's kicker was 1/6 on FGs.

texasguy346 09-05-2004 11:05 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Vinny
I hear he just tried to shoot himself after the game....but he was wide right.

It's seems like a good time to cue up that Adam Sandler song "The Lonesome Kicker".

For those of you who don't know the song here are the lyrics.

Quote:

Me, I'm the Lonesome Kicker
Extra points, field goals at your service
One might think it comes with glory
You might think different after you listen to my story

My helmet is equipped with a tiny face mask
What it possibly could protect, I do not know
The other guys on the team
Like to make fun of my little shoulder pads
And also like to hide the special shoe
I need to kick in the snow

People think it's so easy
To kick a field goal from the 30 yard line
They forget to add seven yards for the snap
And 10 more 'cause the goal posts are pushed way back

In 1974, the uprights were right on the goal line
But some of the players were running into them
And getting hurt
So screw the kicker
Who cares about the kicker?

But I kick that ball
And I pray it goes straight
If it does
The coach says "Good job, number 8"
He doesn't even know my name is
Andre Kristacovitchlalinski, Jr.
But that's the life I live
The Lonesome Kicker

Kickoffs can be so very scary
Especially, if the returner breaks on through
And I'm the only guy on the playing field left to tackle him
I don't want to get hurt
So I pretend to tie my shoe

Once again, I'm ignored by my teammates and all my coaches
"Go back where you came from!"
Scream 70,000 fans
Well, I know I could win their love back
By catching a winning touch-down
But, unfortunately, I was born with these very small hands

And I hope that the cameras don't come in too close
'Cause they might see the tears in my eyes
As I sit on this bench made of cold-hearted wood
And the splinters go deep in my thighs
And the towel boy snickers as he walks by
The Lonesome Kicker

Another blocked kick
And everybody blames me
But it was the Left Guard
Who didn't pick up his man
Oh, why can't they see...

In my home country
I could have been a minor league soccer player
But I came to America
Seeking fortune and seeking fame
I didn't realize that if I shanked one
And blew the point spread
Some drunk guys would push me into their hibachi
After the game

So I go home at night
'Cause I never get invited
To go drinking with the other guys
And I sit in my chair, and I soak my foot
As I eat a plate of cold french fries
And my wife's out with her quote-unquote friend
And my son can't look me in the eyes
But that's the life I live
The Lonesome Kicker

Kicking for you
They took my snow shoe
They're going for two

aphia1996 09-08-2004 07:45 PM

YES, YES, YES...say what you will but the TIGERS WIN!!!
 
I love it...sometimes you have to win games like that and I would like to tell the rest of the nation to watch out! The Ducks just woke up the TIGERS and they are you going to take all the trash talking and USC talk and turn it into the fire within. It really doesn't matter how you win the game just win baby!!!!


GEAUX TEXANS and TIGERS!!!

James H.
Baton Rouge, LA

texasguy346 09-08-2004 08:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by aphia1996
I love it...sometimes you have to win games like that and I would like to tell the rest of the nation to watch out! The Ducks just woke up the TIGERS and they are you going to take all the trash talking and USC talk and turn it into the fire within.


The Ducks? They played Oregon State, and not the Oregon Ducks. Right state wrong mascot. They got a wake up call from the Beavers

TexanNut 09-08-2004 09:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by texasguy346
The Ducks? They played Oregon State, and not the Oregon Ducks. Right state wrong mascot. They got a wake up call from the Beavers

They were drawn in by the beaver and made some bad plays. Happens to guys all the time.

JustBonee 09-09-2004 08:24 AM

I just love those Tigers! .. a fun team to watch. They won me over when I lived in Baton Rouge.
I would hope last week's game woke them up just a little. After last years great run, they are losing ground .. down to 4th in standings now.

wags 09-09-2004 11:45 AM

The Tigers need to go shop the local high school's for a QB who can complete a screen pass. That QB display was almost as bad as the kicking display.

WWJD 09-09-2004 01:01 PM

Sometimes you win even when you shouldn't. That's the way I look at that LSU game.

I don't think this LSU squad is national championship quality. I do like their coach though. He's not going to be outcoached.


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