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by flying_scotsman2.0
October 11th, 2020, 9:53 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Kyle Goon
Replies: 10
Views: 1056

Re: Kyle Goon

Listen, I know some people don’t appreciate the goon jokes, but I think they’re one of the finest traditions of this board. So I’ll get this party started, “Goon just reported that former 4-star recruit from Oklahoma State, Jarred Shaw is transferring to Utah State.”
by flying_scotsman2.0
October 4th, 2020, 4:45 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Sam Merrill Hype Picking Up Steam
Replies: 45
Views: 4102

Re: Sam Merrill Hype Picking Up Steam

My fandom as a jazz fan has been pretty superficial since the Ty Corbin years. I will likely cheer for the team Sam is on as my #1 team, even though I’ll never admit that in person.
by flying_scotsman2.0
October 3rd, 2020, 2:53 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Player opt out at USU not allowed?
Replies: 65
Views: 3140

Re: Player opt out at USU not allowed?

NAW. I’m tired of all the pab’s in the world. If you’re 20 and in the best shape of your life, don’t you fret about the COVID. Just go play the game. You not with us? Then you’re an enemy that must be eliminated. You don’t like that? You might as well be eliminated too. Not politically correct? You’...
by flying_scotsman2.0
October 2nd, 2020, 9:21 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: How many wins this 8 game season.
Replies: 61
Views: 3755

Re: How many wins this 8 game season.

OrangeCountyAggie wrote:
October 1st, 2020, 11:29 pm
flying_scotsman2.0 wrote:
October 1st, 2020, 9:13 pm
8 games, huh? Imma say 9-0.
How bout 10-0 and a Fiesta Bowl win?
11-0 and the natty. Have we hit the ceiling yet?
by flying_scotsman2.0
October 1st, 2020, 9:13 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: How many wins this 8 game season.
Replies: 61
Views: 3755

Re: How many wins this 8 game season.

8 games, huh? Imma say 9-0.
by flying_scotsman2.0
September 29th, 2020, 6:41 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: At minimum, allow Suite holders in to their Suites for games
Replies: 24
Views: 1498

Re: At minimum, allow Suite holders in to their Suites for games

I hear rules don't apply if you're protesting something. Could we potentially send 25k fans to protest something and fill the stadium to capacity through that loophole?
by flying_scotsman2.0
September 25th, 2020, 2:54 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Dallin Grant - New Commit
Replies: 72
Views: 5173

Re: Dallin Grant - New Commit

The good news, no matter how much we try, our roster will never be as white as BYU. Nor will our student population ever be as racist and ignorant for that matter. Here is an anecdote if you're interested: https://www.sltrib.com/news/education/2020/02/11/byu-black-students/ Reading the story, I tru...
by flying_scotsman2.0
September 6th, 2020, 3:28 pm
Forum: Big Blue's House (General Sports Talk)
Topic: U of U Furloughs Entire Athletic Department
Replies: 21
Views: 1293

Re: U of U Furloughs Entire Athletic Department

The U has a huge budget of nearly $100 million. the biggest money comes from ticket sales which are close to $20 million donations that are around $13 million, plus a big T.V. contract all of those revenue streams have severe cuts. They do not spend much University funds or student fees on athletic...
by flying_scotsman2.0
September 6th, 2020, 10:38 am
Forum: Big Blue's House (General Sports Talk)
Topic: U of U Furloughs Entire Athletic Department
Replies: 21
Views: 1293

Re: U of U Furloughs Entire Athletic Department

When they say Whittingham is "among the highest paid state employess" at $3.7M in 2018, does that mean there are state employees making more than that? Who are they? I mean, being at the very top is also among the highest paid. Whittingham made 4.5M in 2019. KrytkokiwkkK was #2 at 3.7M, then the lo...
by flying_scotsman2.0
September 2nd, 2020, 2:26 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Big 10
Replies: 95
Views: 6274

Re: Big 10

Appears the reality of BIG BANK has caused some heavy reconsideration by the BIG 10. Without football T V, premium sales and gate money the ensuring potential dollars from T V including bowl games, the collegiate financials get very thin. Just for some perspective, here at WSU the university was as...
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 27th, 2020, 1:32 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Hartwell Interview
Replies: 26
Views: 2695

Re: Hartwell Interview

He's not the liar and self-promoter that Barnes was. Barnes left a lot of internal rot in this program, Hartwell has rebuilt the insides. It's not all the most sexy stuff (other than hiring Craig Smith) but it was desperately needed after Barnes nearly destroyed the program. I won't say that Barnes...
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 25th, 2020, 1:10 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Sam Merrill
Replies: 26
Views: 2438

Re: Sam Merrill

I'm not seeing Sam mentioned in many mock drafts at all. Let's face it, the NBA Draft is not about leadership, ability to shoot, or even ability to play to ball. It is about the measurables (reach, vertical, height vs position played etc.) and about upside. Teams want the next Giannis in the draft....
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 24th, 2020, 11:05 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Sam Merrill = Doncic
Replies: 10
Views: 1083

Re: Sam Merrill = Doncic

thegreendalegelf wrote:
August 24th, 2020, 10:24 am
We can talk about Merrill and Doncic all day. But the real question is are either of them better than Jimmer?
Jimmer is worse than Merrill, and I'm only looking at this from an offense prespective.
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 24th, 2020, 9:28 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Sam Merrill = Doncic
Replies: 10
Views: 1083

Re: Sam Merrill = Doncic

Merrrill is better than Doncic.
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 20th, 2020, 10:04 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Recruiting
Replies: 1339
Views: 109336

Re: Recruiting

Thank you new usu fan. You are doing a good job so far!
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 18th, 2020, 2:24 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: $150 dropped from student fees
Replies: 7
Views: 863

Re: $150 dropped from student fees

What happens to an athletic department when they have no money for a year? It just seems messy. Can you furlough a coach that has a contract with you? I mean, everyone signs a contract as an employee, so I would imagine you could furlough Gary if you wanted (not saying we should, just wondering how ...
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 17th, 2020, 7:41 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Are players from postponed teams maintaining their eligibility?
Replies: 23
Views: 1355

Re: Are players from postponed teams maintaining their eligibility?

Poor high school class of 2021... Poor everyone in the world that has been impacted and will be for years to come. High school kids not playing sports ball games is of minimal importance in the grand scheme of things. My point was more along the lines that there will be far fewer scholarships avail...
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 13th, 2020, 9:11 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: What does the college FB landscape look like going forward?
Replies: 21
Views: 1234

Re: What does the college FB landscape look like going forward?

I think an 8 team playoff in this format: 5 teams representing the champion from each P5 conference 2 at large teams 1 team represented from the G5 conferences This gives a team from each P5 conference a playoff chance, gives you the two at-large teams, and also keeps the magic of a Cinderella team...
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 11th, 2020, 10:06 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Looks like the Big 12 is giving it a go for the Fall
Replies: 24
Views: 1358

Re: Looks like the Big 12 is giving it a go for the Fall

FIGURE IT THE HELL OUT. We all need the foosball just as much or more than even Bobby Boucher.
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 11th, 2020, 1:07 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Why don't we just go Indy this season?
Replies: 21
Views: 1259

Re: Why don't we just go Indy this season?

We don't own the media rights. So any media money would go to the conference. Media approval would go through the conference. We would have all the costs of a full season with next to no income. In fact, my understanding is that the conference could just say that we can't be televised. Maybe I unde...
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 11th, 2020, 10:01 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Football tix refund
Replies: 63
Views: 3559

Re: Football tix refund

SaintAggie wrote:
August 11th, 2020, 8:41 am
flying_scotsman2.0 wrote:
August 11th, 2020, 8:17 am
It’s a sunk cost. No reason to ever think of it again. That’s the rule with sunk costs.
You may think of it as a sunk cost, but it's not. It only becomes a sunk cost if they refuse refunds.
Well I guess I'll keep thinking about it then. Rules are rules.
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 11th, 2020, 8:17 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Football tix refund
Replies: 63
Views: 3559

Re: Football tix refund

It’s a sunk cost. No reason to ever think of it again. That’s the rule with sunk costs.
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 10th, 2020, 9:14 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: well... &$#@!!!!!!!
Replies: 57
Views: 2603

Re: well... &$#@!!!!!!!

It really sucks for the players. As for the fans- it’s really disappointing- but we’ll get over it. We would have missed some of our most exciting games for a season without a bowl game even if we went undefeated. Hopefully we can have something in spring. And lastly hopefully sports survives. We w...
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 7th, 2020, 9:59 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: MW Top 5 Lists
Replies: 14
Views: 865

Re: MW Top 5 Lists

Top Defenders: https://mwwire.com/2020/08/06/five-for-21-ranking-the-mountain-wests-top-five-defenders/ Head scratcher that Neemias didn't even make the Honorable Mention list a year removed from winning Defensive POY in the conference. They are completely wrong with leaving Neemias off. The amount...
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 6th, 2020, 4:05 pm
Forum: Big Blue's House (General Sports Talk)
Topic: MLB on the brink of shutting down?
Replies: 20
Views: 727

Re: MLB on the brink of shutting down?

Yossarian wrote:
August 6th, 2020, 4:02 pm
flying_scotsman2.0 wrote:
August 6th, 2020, 3:57 pm
Well this doesn't change my life at all. Bye baseball!
And yet, for me - MLB is the professional sport which I follow closest and watch the most. To each his own, I guess.
I truly am sorry for your loss tho.
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 6th, 2020, 4:04 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Rayshad Lewis (remember him)
Replies: 19
Views: 2050

Re: Rayshad Lewis (remember him)

Dude had 40 receptions and 2 TDs in his freshman year here in 2016. Could have had Prime Jordan Love throwing him balls. Could have made a name for himself. Could have gone on to the NFL. Threw it all away for ego sake. Opted for the pine at Maryland. 3 receptions in 2018 and 19 combined. Now on to...
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 6th, 2020, 3:57 pm
Forum: Big Blue's House (General Sports Talk)
Topic: MLB on the brink of shutting down?
Replies: 20
Views: 727

Re: MLB on the brink of shutting down?

Well this doesn't change my life at all. Bye baseball!
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 4th, 2020, 12:19 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Players Opting Out (Allegedly)
Replies: 63
Views: 3576

Re: Players Opting Out (Allegedly)

aggies22 wrote:
August 4th, 2020, 11:03 am
Kyler Hack's Dad is tweeting that Savon Scarver and Andy Koch are opting out of the 2020 season.
Koch I get, but scarver is always way out in front of everyone, what’s he so afraid of?
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 4th, 2020, 12:11 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Depth chart predictions
Replies: 287
Views: 20749

Re: Depth chart predictions

I remember Fonzo completely disappearing last season for games at a time. He'd have a great game, like BYU iirc, then it was like he was a non-factor for five games after that. Maybe he was underutilized, but he seemed streaky. I hope he can be more consistent, because he definitely has the potentia...
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 4th, 2020, 12:08 pm
Forum: Big Blue's House (General Sports Talk)
Topic: It's the little things...
Replies: 12
Views: 1006

Re: It's the little things...

Look, if COVID-related decisions means they join for one year, let them join. It's a weird situation, we're all trying to get through for our schools and the student-athletes as best as they can. But this is a special, one-off situation due to a global pandemic. After the one year, they need to gtf...
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 4th, 2020, 8:31 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Potential New Transfer
Replies: 19
Views: 2608

Re: Potential New Transfer

aggies22 wrote:
August 4th, 2020, 8:13 am
This explains why he cut our interview off halfway through. Perhaps he was denied by admissions? :devil:
Haha, is this for real? You were interviewing him and he paused halfway through and was like, "sorry, gotta run"?
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 3rd, 2020, 5:13 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Justin Bean Off Season Work
Replies: 24
Views: 2350

Re: Justin Bean Off Season Work

Great video, but they missed a huge opportunity when they decided not to put a Bean original as the background music.
by flying_scotsman2.0
August 3rd, 2020, 8:05 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: PAC 12 Players threaten to sit out Season
Replies: 35
Views: 2366

Re: PAC 12 Players threaten to sit out Season

Lots of “bold” screw them sentiment from a bunch of you cowards who don’t risk your health for the rest of your life in your job while you get a few thousand dollars and your employer makes millions. I swear the attitudes of Aggie fans often make BYU fans look like geniuses. Just like 99.9% of the ...
by flying_scotsman2.0
July 30th, 2020, 8:48 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: sec-play-10-game-conference-only-football-schedule
Replies: 11
Views: 1371

Re: sec-play-10-game-conference-only-football-schedule

no wonder everyone from the y is transferring out, can you imagine getting to play Liberty U twice in one season? LOLZ They appear to be in trouble. If we had spots could land some talented guys I bet. I wonder what happens with Shelley when we bring in one or two heisman forerunner qbs from byu.