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by stwinward
February 9th, 2021, 3:47 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Maybe/Certainly this is a horrible take, but...
Replies: 31
Views: 2261

Re: Maybe/Certainly this is a horrible take, but...

stang wrote:
February 9th, 2021, 2:52 pm
Call me crazy, but I'd rather my 82-year-old grandmother who has been patiently waiting for her chance to get the vaccine have the opportunity to get it before some perfectly healthy 20-year-old college athletes just so I can be entertained for a few days in March.
Crazy
by stwinward
February 7th, 2021, 8:05 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Darwin Thompson inactive
Replies: 1
Views: 798

Re: Darwin Thompson inactive

That's what cost them the game.
by stwinward
January 24th, 2021, 2:14 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Splitting With Top Tier Teams
Replies: 7
Views: 619

Re: Splitting With Top Tier Teams

The following held between 2008 and 2018: “According to STATS LLC., there have been 981 similar matchups across Division I college basketball over the past 10 seasons. The teams entering the third game 2-0 are a combined 710-271 (.724 winning percentage) in the third meeting. So over a 10-year peri...
by stwinward
January 22nd, 2021, 7:00 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: zone
Replies: 9
Views: 764

Re: zone

We had a quite a few good open looks from 3 and just could not knock them down. Before we got a few at the end we were like 4-21 at one point. That is not going to pay the bills. A lot of them were wide open looks granted Bean had 3 open looks, but those are not high % shots for him. I was going to...
by stwinward
January 12th, 2021, 7:56 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Alabama stopping Ohio State with 10 guys brings back memories
Replies: 28
Views: 1500

Re: Alabama stopping Ohio State with 10 guys brings back memories

The NFL creates a potential reset over time via the worst teams getting the best draft picks. In college, the rich just keep getting richer. No sour grapes here, just pointing out reality.
by stwinward
January 7th, 2021, 1:29 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Queta and Bean
Replies: 14
Views: 1367

Re: Queta and Bean

tysteve20 wrote:
January 7th, 2021, 1:27 pm
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That's legendary for sure. I hope he keeps it up!
by stwinward
January 4th, 2021, 4:41 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Oklahoma WR in the transfer portal
Replies: 3
Views: 1153

Re: Oklahoma WR in the transfer portal

Yeah, but Rambo on the team would be cool.
by stwinward
January 1st, 2021, 10:56 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Where is Damuni in all of this?
Replies: 40
Views: 3487

Re: Where is Damuni in all of this?

He can either be a great asset in repairing things- other than not pushing harder to get his son be an Aggie but I’m also suspicious of him of potentially being the person who had the recording of Hartwell- only because I don’t believe Wheat obtained it on his own- and I do believe that you’d need ...
by stwinward
January 1st, 2021, 10:50 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Uniform Question
Replies: 23
Views: 2536

Re: Uniform Question

Ag1918 wrote:
January 1st, 2021, 10:36 pm
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Recurring spearhead, symbolizing warrior or sting of an animal
I'll only believe that if Trout tells us it's so.
by stwinward
December 28th, 2020, 9:25 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: BWagz: 7th straight pro bowl selection
Replies: 7
Views: 1053

Re: BWagz: 7th straight pro bowl selection

I wish he'd at least bounce back and forth. I don't mind him being proud of his high school, but it looks like a diss on his university.
by stwinward
December 28th, 2020, 9:24 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Who are our assistant coaches? Anyone heard
Replies: 56
Views: 6373

Re: Who are our assistant coaches? Anyone heard

I don’t want to be a wet blanket, but this OL hire does not thrill me. UMASS is abysmal. One of maybe a handful of teams that was demonstrably worse than us. They scored 12 points this season, and one of those scores was a safety. 12 points a game or 12 for the whole season? 12 on the season...1 to...
by stwinward
December 28th, 2020, 9:22 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Who are our assistant coaches? Anyone heard
Replies: 56
Views: 6373

Re: Who are our assistant coaches? Anyone heard

I don’t want to be a wet blanket, but this OL hire does not thrill me. UMASS is abysmal. One of maybe a handful of teams that was demonstrably worse than us. They scored 12 points this season, and one of those scores was a safety. 12 points a game or 12 for the whole season? 12 on the season...1 to...
by stwinward
December 28th, 2020, 11:38 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Wait 1 FREAKIN MINUTE...
Replies: 42
Views: 4608

Re: Wait 1 FREAKIN MINUTE...

2004AG wrote:
December 28th, 2020, 11:26 am
ViAggie wrote:at this point, any team mates bailing have likely been "coached out"
You keep saying that. Do you have some Inside info or are you just making it up ?


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And why would you coach out an all American returner?
by stwinward
December 26th, 2020, 7:16 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Harsin to Auburn
Replies: 74
Views: 6391

Re: Harsin to Auburn

Boise’s top target is Moore and if he wants it, the deal sounds like it would go down within a week: https://footballscoop.com/news/sources-boise-state-is-targeting/ Big risk for them. Feels like Ty Detmer as the OC at BYU. I hope I am right... A little different, moore is an OC in the nfl where de...
by stwinward
December 23rd, 2020, 1:35 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: San Jose to the Arizona Bowl
Replies: 53
Views: 9603

Re: San Jose to the Arizona Bowl

I just read that Boise is foregoing a bowl? https://broncosports.com/news/2020/12/20/football-broncos-forego-bowl-game.aspx Apparently the players didn’t want to play. I don’t get that. I can’t make any sense of this. Why would they not want to play???? Injury bug... lost QB 2 and 3, RB 1, WR 1 and...
by stwinward
December 22nd, 2020, 9:30 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: ESPN article on CFP vs Bracketology - fun read at least
Replies: 0
Views: 367

ESPN article on CFP vs Bracketology - fun read at least

There is just way too much logic in this article. Too bad I don't think the powers that be would ever consider an expanded playoff.

https://www.espn.com/mens-college-baske ... stem-every
by stwinward
December 21st, 2020, 9:48 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Hans Olsen tweet about Maile
Replies: 124
Views: 8718

Re: Hans Olsen tweet about Maile

Bob and Julie are talking about Phil. Phil is home sleeping. Bob says something to Juie about Phil that Julie finds offensive for reasons that are Julie's. The whole thing is Phil's fault? Nice analogy. However, when Julie decides to not attend the ward party and convince the entire ward to skip it...
by stwinward
December 21st, 2020, 9:23 am
Forum: Big Blue's House (General Sports Talk)
Topic: Rudy Gobert - New Contract
Replies: 24
Views: 1636

Re: Rudy Gobert - New Contract

Mr. Sneelock wrote:
December 20th, 2020, 5:16 pm
Not giving him the supermax was a win.
Especially since he stated he didn't push for the supermax to allow for the team to spend it on others. Good move there, even if it was just a 10% difference.
by stwinward
December 21st, 2020, 9:21 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Hans Olsen tweet about Maile
Replies: 124
Views: 8718

Re: Hans Olsen tweet about Maile

Bob and Julie are talking about Phil. Phil is home sleeping. Bob says something to Juie about Phil that Julie finds offensive for reasons that are Julie's. The whole thing is Phil's fault? Nice analogy. However, when Julie decides to not attend the ward party and convince the entire ward to skip it...
by stwinward
December 21st, 2020, 8:44 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Hans Olsen tweet about Maile
Replies: 124
Views: 8718

Re: Hans Olsen tweet about Maile

Bob and Julie are talking about Phil. Phil is home sleeping. Bob says something to Juie about Phil that Julie finds offensive for reasons that are Julie's. The whole thing is Phil's fault? Nice analogy. However, when Julie decides to not attend the ward party and convince the entire ward to skip it...
by stwinward
December 20th, 2020, 8:20 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Kevin Mcgiven
Replies: 24
Views: 3265

Re: Kevin Mcgiven

JFW_AGGIES wrote:
December 19th, 2020, 6:46 pm
Yeah that was very impressive hopefully Brennan stays at SJST
Even with this year, I think he's 15-29 overall. Not to take anything away from a job well done, but I doubt he goes anywhere this year. If he repeats this magical season next year people will come knocking on his door.
by stwinward
December 19th, 2020, 5:31 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Doug Robinson article on the Maile incident
Replies: 68
Views: 6059

Re: Doug Robinson article on the Maile incident

What was the deal with the equipment manager situation? When did this occurr i dont rwmenber hearing this prior to this situation. Not complicated. Black guys can use the "N" word. White guys can't. It's stupid, but them's the rules, and a benign intent is irrelevant. I don't think it's stupid that...
by stwinward
December 18th, 2020, 6:08 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Doug Robinson article on the Maile incident
Replies: 68
Views: 6059

Re: Doug Robinson article on the Maile incident

The damage is done. We know enough about what was said to know at best Noelle said something she has to know better not to say and at worst, there was a real discriminatory issue. In the end it doesn't matter. Noelle and USU will pay the price either way. I'm glad the players did what they did beca...
by stwinward
December 17th, 2020, 1:13 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Blake Anderson??
Replies: 329
Views: 24774

Re: Blake Anderson??

Blake Anderson is the Matt Wells of Arkansas State in the sense that he is irrationally disliked for providing sustained success. Most on this board were excited when Texas Tech hired Wells and were excited about the P5 retread we hired to replace him. Boy were we wrong — the grass was not greener ...
by stwinward
December 16th, 2020, 6:35 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Players Sticking Around
Replies: 76
Views: 8990

Re: Players Sticking Around

Devin Thompkins.. Wait what? I thought he'd entered the portal?!?!? Entering the portal allows coaches of other schools to talk to the players. It’s usually done in the off-season. It doesn’t actually require the player to transfer. Student athletes do sometimes decide to return to the school. At l...
by stwinward
December 16th, 2020, 7:38 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: My experiences with Noelle Cockett (very different from the allegations made)
Replies: 32
Views: 2428

Re: My experiences with Noelle Cockett (very different from the allegations made)

My experience with Noell Cockett has been similar to that of NowherelandAggie. While I only interacted with her on an executive/business level (and not a personal level) before she became the university president she always struck me as a decent and top-drawer individual. She did not come across as...
by stwinward
December 14th, 2020, 1:25 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Matt Wells
Replies: 33
Views: 4316

Re: Matt Wells

Looks like Wells just used envelop number 2. Context: The old recently fired HC gives 3 envelopes to the new HC with instructions to open them in order to receive advice when on the hot seat. After a bad stretch, new HC opens envelop #1 which reads, "Blame the former coaches." After another tough st...
by stwinward
December 13th, 2020, 5:07 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Frank's Statement
Replies: 249
Views: 16059

Re: Frank's Statement

Those of you that are upset, are you upset because: 1. You don't feel discrimination exists at USU 2. You don't believe the players 3. You acknowledge discrimination likely exists, but don't think anything should happen about it Other? Discrimination exists. Things can get misinterpreted. The playe...
by stwinward
December 13th, 2020, 4:25 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Frank's Statement
Replies: 249
Views: 16059

Re: Frank's Statement

Those of you that are upset, are you upset because: 1. You don't feel discrimination exists at USU 2. You don't believe the players 3. You acknowledge discrimination likely exists, but don't think anything should happen about it Other? Discrimination exists. Things can get misinterpreted. The playe...
by stwinward
December 13th, 2020, 2:43 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: What one former USU player claims Cockett said
Replies: 31
Views: 4289

Re: What one former USU player claims Cockett said

That near quote non quote doesn't touch race at all which is in contrast to FM's statement.

I'll keep waiting til the investigation is done to decide, but this stinks funny.
by stwinward
December 12th, 2020, 6:46 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: How many scholarships do we have available?
Replies: 23
Views: 1958

Re: How many scholarships do we have available?

not sure how many open scholarships we have, but 24/7 says we currently have 'only' 6 recruits committed, and 22 has commented elsewhere that he's only heard from 3 that they're still committed. Would be interested to hear 22 comment on what the previous staff's approach was (are we "full" or were ...
by stwinward
December 12th, 2020, 6:28 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: How many scholarships do we have available?
Replies: 23
Views: 1958

Re: How many scholarships do we have available?

Do we really think Milton would consider USU? Could be a possibility if he has a hard time finding takers after the severe knee injury he had a couple years ago. He hasn’t played in a game since then. In the below article he says he wants to go to a winner and someone with a veteran O-line. He said...
by stwinward
December 12th, 2020, 1:09 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: The Jump it takes to reach...
Replies: 137
Views: 8675

Re: The Jump it takes to reach...

Perception leads to a personal reality: that is fine and good. But let's not pretend that a subjective conclusion born of passion, misconception, misperceived personal experience, prejudice, ignorance, and mistake is of equal value with calmly considered, mature, logic-based judgment. I agree with ...
by stwinward
December 12th, 2020, 12:58 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: New Banner
Replies: 8
Views: 896

Re: New Banner

Can I suggest that as the new staff gets put in place and this whole thing blows over that a Phoenix be shown coming out of that dumpster fire?
by stwinward
December 12th, 2020, 12:53 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Players voted against playing because of comments by President Cockett
Replies: 248
Views: 19349

Re: Players voted against playing because of comments by President Cockett

IMHO Frank could have stopped this from escalating to this point. I keep hearing this. What do you expect him to do? He wasn’t even aware that any of this even happened nor part of any of the meetings until after the fact. I think you want to support Frank. :cheers: Saying Frank doesn't know what t...