Why Do We Dislike Spencer Tilman?

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  1. thetexanator

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    i dont like him because he tries to use big words and sounds dumb while doing so. "he runs with intention". wtf does that even mean?
     
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    I don’t dislike him. I just think he’s bad at commentating.
     
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    He compared Tyler Ervin to a hof back. What else is there to say
     
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    I rather hear him than the guys at CBS. At least he knows they're the Texans and not the Titans.
     
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    Just said Travis Fredrick was holding Joel heath on the tackle he just made. Smh.
     
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    Why would we like him?
     
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    I think he's very instinctive and announces with a certain intentionality.
     
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    He’s a Sooner and wasn’t a very good Oiler.
     
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    1) "Like smoke through a keyhole"
    2) "One of those pencil neck receivers coming down on special teams"
    3) "He read him like a computer"

    :kubepalm:
     
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    Wow. That athleticism he had at OU!
    Spencer Superman! ... I mean Tillman.

     


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    Right but he did win a SB with the 49ers.
    Anyway I really don't know why some folks dislike him ? He's better than some announcers but also worse than some others.
     
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    Not that I dislike him. I just think he tries to out talk his audience.
     
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    He does.

    Have you heard him speak in the radio in just casual conversation? Tillman sounds like a different guy on the radio. He don't get too "big" there.

    I think he gets into game mode and sounds the way he think he's supposed to sound, but nobody should sound like that.
     
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    Is too obvious in his effort to come across as an intellectual .... doesn't sound authentic.
     
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    It's his television 'sports reporter' persona. He doesn't sound like that on the radio
     
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    We must be getting old. I can remember watching football with my father in law. He was well into his 70's and had played and coached college ball all his career - (Shane Lechler's grandfather was his first QB). Some color analyst would be waxing eloquent, (as does Spencer), and he'd get so mad, that he would mute the sound. Of course, I'd poke at him awhile. He get up and leave, and come back in 5 or 10 minutes to watch some more. It was hilarious. He knew so much that they just aggravated him. Those were great times.
     
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    My ol man is 74 and will watch a damn football game in mute, because "I can't stand them sumb****es thinkin they know everything!" I tell him I won't watch the game with him unless there is sound. He relents and then promptly falls asleep! Hilarious!
     
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    He's got a lot of sticktoitiveness..
     
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    Actually I didn't mind him, however living here I don't get to see him anymore. I now get Rhonde Barber, who BTW, isn't bad as the "homer" former player.
     
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    Mine is 83 and hates Tillman with a passion. Dad loves language (prefers Latin mass) and can't stand how he butchers English in attempts to force-fit an explanation.

    I despise the tier-3/4 announcers from CBS, but Spencer makes me long for them before pre-season is over.
     

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