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by sambonethegreat
May 19th, 2018, 12:46 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Tahi on Wells
Replies: 202
Views: 20944

Re: Tahi on Wells

Dismissing this is a very lazy way to look at it. I choose to take off the Aggie blue glasses and check my fanaticism at the door. There is a lot of truth in Tahi's post. He was passed over a bunch of times for Wells to employ his brother and others. He is grateful for finishing his degree but for ...
by sambonethegreat
May 18th, 2018, 11:34 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Tahi on Wells
Replies: 202
Views: 20944

Re: Tahi on Wells

The post by Tahi doesn’t mean much to me, comes across as sour grapes and someone who is very immature. The addition of Colsten Green however is concerning. We have a lot of talent for next season, would hate to see the season not reach its potential from chemistry problems. Sent from my iPhone usi...
by sambonethegreat
April 10th, 2018, 11:33 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Post Spring Game Predictions
Replies: 19
Views: 2553

Re: Post Spring Game Predictions

@ Michigan State (L) - we keep it close enough to be interesting for about a quarter New Mexico State (W) - We have too much returning, they peaked in the bowl game Tennessee Tech (W) - they keep it close enough to be interesting for about a quarter Air Force (W) - close going into the 4th quarter,...
by sambonethegreat
April 9th, 2018, 3:36 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Post Spring Game Predictions
Replies: 19
Views: 2553

Re: Post Spring Game Predictions

aggies22 wrote:If our team a year older, wiser and battle tested can't beat a Wyoming team without Josh Allen, I'll be pissed.
So much this. I’ll be doubly pissed if we lose to UNLV in Logan, though.


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by sambonethegreat
April 9th, 2018, 3:34 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: USU Playmakers
Replies: 24
Views: 2788

Re: USU Playmakers

I think Scarver, Nathan, and Bright will be factors this year. On D, I think Tipa and Compton are gonna make good things happen and get us out of a jam.


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by sambonethegreat
April 4th, 2018, 9:26 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: ESPN FPI season prediction
Replies: 5
Views: 1462

Re: ESPN FPI season prediction

Sounds about right. I think 8 wins should be the standard. Anything more than that would be gravy.

I think we only get there if the Run D improves a lot, though.


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by sambonethegreat
April 2nd, 2018, 1:16 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Spring Scrimmage Roll Call
Replies: 4
Views: 678

Re: Spring Scrimmage Roll Call

I’m there. Bringing a friend, too.


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by sambonethegreat
April 1st, 2018, 12:23 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: We have a Problem
Replies: 44
Views: 5288

Re: We have a Problem

I think a better title for this post is “we had a problem.” We fired the problem. Now we have a coach that can inject some badly needed lifeblood into our hoops program. Tim was never, EVER gonna do that. Smith may be just what we need. And frankly, I think Koby was gone either way. At least he didn...
by sambonethegreat
March 28th, 2018, 1:21 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: new special team coach
Replies: 2
Views: 844

Re: new special team coach

Sure hope you’re right. If we want to win the division, Run D needs to improve a lot and Special Teams at least can’t lose games for us.

Having this position filled is better than doing it by committee.


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by sambonethegreat
March 28th, 2018, 1:20 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: new special team coach
Replies: 2
Views: 844

Re: new special team coach

Sure hope you’re right. If we want to win the division, Run D needs to improve a lot and Special Teams at least can’t lose games for us.

Having this position filled is better than doing it by committee.


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by sambonethegreat
March 22nd, 2018, 1:26 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Hartwell should fire Wells too
Replies: 52
Views: 5130

Re: Hartwell should fire Wells too

I saw a team that lost 2 games it should have won because of the coaching. Offensive side of the ball specifically. And, how long are we going to continue to lose games (big games) because we can't kick a FG? You'd figure that missing a trip to the Orange Bowl would be a motivator? Nope. Our kicker...
by sambonethegreat
March 12th, 2018, 8:40 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Is Brad Rock right?
Replies: 47
Views: 3904

Re: Is Brad Rock right?

Rock is a click-seeking troglodyte. Others have made great points on here. We need the right hire to get the ball rolling again and we’ll be fine long-term.


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by sambonethegreat
March 12th, 2018, 1:38 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Hartwell should fire Wells too
Replies: 52
Views: 5130

Re: Hartwell should fire Wells too

Disagree. Don’t like Matt, but there are some key differences in the MW situation vs that of Duryea. Matt barely saved his job this season. 2018 is do or die for him.


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by sambonethegreat
March 7th, 2018, 3:36 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Schedule Analysis
Replies: 42
Views: 4015

Re: Schedule Analysis

I bet NMSU takes a noticeable step back on offense without Rose and Rogers. Our D will be better than last season. Quite frankly, if we don’t beat NewMags by 14 points or better at home, we could be in for a long season.


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by sambonethegreat
February 9th, 2018, 3:42 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: UNM apparently has a POS for a head coach
Replies: 7
Views: 1474

Re: UNM apparently has a POS for a head coach

I’ve really grown to hate Bob Davie. Hate losing to ‘em, too!


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by sambonethegreat
January 24th, 2018, 4:42 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Any Coaching Staff Rumors?
Replies: 58
Views: 9915

Re: Any Coaching Staff Rumors?

TheAKAggie wrote:Awesome such a great job turning TCU into a powerhouse. I can’t believe he left there.


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Keith, not Gary.


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by sambonethegreat
January 20th, 2018, 10:54 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Toa Taua
Replies: 32
Views: 4366

Re: Toa Taua

Pack got him. [emoji58]


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by sambonethegreat
January 14th, 2018, 8:10 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: NAR: Vikings miracle hail mary
Replies: 16
Views: 1418

Re: NAR: Vikings miracle hail mary

Amazing finish. I thought for sure Vikings would choke (again).


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by sambonethegreat
January 14th, 2018, 8:08 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Viliamu McMoore Transferring
Replies: 6
Views: 1428

Re: Viliamu McMoore Transferring

LKGates wrote:Not that it's any of my business, but does anyone know why?
I would guess lack of playing time. Our starters on O line will all be back for ‘18 season.


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by sambonethegreat
January 14th, 2018, 5:28 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Viliamu McMoore Transferring
Replies: 6
Views: 1428

Re: Viliamu McMoore Transferring

Bummer


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by sambonethegreat
January 14th, 2018, 12:33 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Shaver Gone
Replies: 12
Views: 2536

Shaver Gone




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by sambonethegreat
January 4th, 2018, 1:11 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: SB Nation's Bill Connelly weighs in on Matt Wells
Replies: 13
Views: 2901

Re: SB Nation's Bill Connelly weighs in on Matt Wells

I agree we were improved this year, and I did see some encouraging things that just weren’t there last year, like attitude and effort. The team still has few defined leaders and the “bad luck” explanation only goes so far in losing all these close games. I hope Wells wins next year and stops choking...
by sambonethegreat
December 30th, 2017, 8:44 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: 3 losing seasons in a row
Replies: 17
Views: 2289

Re: 3 losing seasons in a row

Yesterday sucked, but we did get extra practices for our young players. MW did just enough this year to get one last shot.

If we have a fourth straight losing season, he will for sure be fired.


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by sambonethegreat
December 30th, 2017, 8:43 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Coaching Staff
Replies: 34
Views: 2246

Coaching Staff

If we are able to retain all or most of the coaches, would you consider this to be a good thing or bad thing? Tommerdahl has done an excellent job, Farmer has been good, and Brown turned Davis into an All-American. Yost has been a disappointment. I’m hoping another year with Jordan Love will yield b...
by sambonethegreat
December 29th, 2017, 8:26 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: At least we beat BYU
Replies: 6
Views: 766

Re: At least we beat BYU

I don’t care. I’m sick that we’ve just had our third losing season in a row.


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by sambonethegreat
December 29th, 2017, 7:54 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Karma
Replies: 10
Views: 1615

Re: Karma

I’m sorry he’s been through so much. Wish we didn’t choke so we could send him off on the right note!


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by sambonethegreat
December 28th, 2017, 10:44 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Aggies United
Replies: 9
Views: 1858

Re: Aggies United

Cheers! It’s good to be in a bowl for Aggies everywhere.


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by sambonethegreat
December 2nd, 2017, 10:11 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Arizona Bowl
Replies: 14
Views: 2659

Re: Arizona Bowl

Would love to play these guys. Let’s avenge that bowl loss from 57 years ago! [emoji51]


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by sambonethegreat
November 27th, 2017, 6:51 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Gonna be a Long 7 Days...
Replies: 27
Views: 2231

Re: Gonna be a Long 7 Days...

I bet we go to the Arizona or Frisco Bowl


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by sambonethegreat
November 26th, 2017, 12:24 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: So how should we feel overall?
Replies: 21
Views: 1842

So how should we feel overall?

On one hand, we doubled our win total from last season. On the other hand, we have no quality wins. On one hand, we have lots of returning talent next season. On the other hand, the hard games are on the road. Wells is not getting fired. None of these coaches are getting poached (save maybe Tommerda...
by sambonethegreat
November 25th, 2017, 4:02 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: How it looks right now
Replies: 56
Views: 5949

Re: How it looks right now

Looking better. Pack beat Rebels.


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by sambonethegreat
November 12th, 2017, 10:25 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 2513

Re: 2018

Wyoming O will drop off further when Allen graduates. We shouldn’t have lost to them this year. I think our more mature interior lines and improved QB play next year nets us revenge in Laramie.


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by sambonethegreat
November 12th, 2017, 10:22 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Utah State has a hard decision to make
Replies: 50
Views: 4898

Re: Utah State have a hard decision to make

Should Utah State keep or fire Wells is the question of 2017? Some people here might have notice that BYU beat UNLV, and BYU is a really terrible team. Utah State are noticing that Utah State has 5 wins, but they notice that the 5 wins are against a FCS school and 4 FBS teams that have a combine re...
by sambonethegreat
November 6th, 2017, 8:27 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: #yeahbutstill
Replies: 27
Views: 1918

Re: #yeahbutstill

I don't know where to even post my reaction to the UNM game but this topic pretty much sums it up for me so I guess here is as good as place as any. I wanted to make sure I watched the game again before posting anything because I almost couldn't believe what I was watching the first time around. I'...