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Only two months to Kick Off

Post by 72 Hen » Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:59 am

I looked at the calendar today and realized that March 6th is just two months away. When does pre-season practice start? I t won't be long until we start talking about some real football.
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Re: Only two months to Kick Off

Post by finpxz1 » Wed Jan 06, 2021 2:20 pm

Really hope the vaccines are out in large scale by then so we can keep the players and coaches safe, and have fans able to attend in person...fingers crossed!

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Re: Only two months to Kick Off

Post by Henny » Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:52 am

Hopefully we hear something soon on a possible non conference game 2/27.

The actual FCS season is scheduled to start on 2/13 with McNeese and Tarleton. :shock:
Football weather baby...Lets win a game....By hook or crook..Time to show some heart and guts....Tough game....Love the 26 degrees that's what it is about.... Posted by Joe C 11/9/19

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Re: Only two months to Kick Off

Post by Cluck U » Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:47 am

Henny wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:52 am
Hopefully we hear something soon on a possible non conference game 2/27.

The actual FCS season is scheduled to start on 2/13 with McNeese and Tarleton. :shock:
Yes!

Football is starting back soon.

Speaking of McNeese...they have the longest streak of winning seasons in FCS.

"1. McNeese 15
2. Eastern Washington 13
3. NDSU & Sam Houston 10
4. San Diego 9
5. NC A&T & SDSU 8
6. Montana & Southern 7"

(stats from a Bizon fan)

Yup...McNeese...15 years...consistent winning record...a smattering of championships in a weaker conference...a few playoff games (but not many long runs)...plenty of tradition...a stadium more than large enough to hold our regular crowds throughout most of our years...and not a championship game appearance in nearly 20 years.

If only Spirit Airlines flew to Lake Charles, some of our fans could relive their past glory days.
Tubby, 1983-1993: 76-49 (60.8%), 2 losing seasons, 5 playoffs, 2 first round exits, 2 quarters exits and a semifinal loss.

Keeler, 2002-2012: 86-52 (62.3%), 3 losing seasons, 4 playoffs, a quarters exit, 2 championship game losses, 1 national title.

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Re: Only two months to Kick Off

Post by Caribbean Hen » Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:26 pm

Henny wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:52 am
Hopefully we hear something soon on a possible non conference game 2/27.

The actual FCS season is scheduled to start on 2/13 with McNeese and Tarleton. :shock:
Lake Charles had a horrible year with hurricanes

last picture I saw of the McNeese stadium it was underwater

So good they’re going to get to play some football
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Re: Only two months to Kick Off

Post by jd of de » Thu Jan 07, 2021 1:18 pm

In a perfect world I’m in my seat on March 6, having enjoyed my pregame tailgate and WAC Club experience prior to kickoff.

In the real world just do what ever it takes to get the team on the field. Everything else is a bonus.

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Re: Only two months to Kick Off

Post by Gannonfan » Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:29 pm

Big Sky announced today that most of the conference will play a conference schedule this spring with the intent to qualify for the postseason tournament, but surprisingly Montana, Montana St, and Portland St are joining Sacramento St and will not participate. They'll still do something, but they won't be competing for the playoffs.

https://bigskyconf.com/news/2021/1/14/b ... Ac_vyDZwuU
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Re: Only two months to Kick Off

Post by BlueHenBill » Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:20 pm

Gannonfan wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:29 pm
Big Sky announced today that most of the conference will play a conference schedule this spring with the intent to qualify for the postseason tournament, but surprisingly Montana, Montana St, and Portland St are joining Sacramento St and will not participate. They'll still do something, but they won't be competing for the playoffs.

https://bigskyconf.com/news/2021/1/14/b ... Ac_vyDZwuU
Maybe it is smarter not to play in the Spring and not give the FBS a great opportunity to scout and steal your players.
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Re: Only two months to Kick Off

Post by jd of de » Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:34 pm

We lost a great recruit and a great player NOT playing. Just sayin’

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Re: Only two months to Kick Off

Post by Henny » Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:56 am

Playing the Spring games is a unique opportunity for program exposure and UD needs to take full advantage. I'd push to get these games televised on the regional sports networks and try to get the attention of people that will tune in given it's the only football option. ESPN will televise the playoffs and that's a chance for more exposure.

Gotta take advantage.
Football weather baby...Lets win a game....By hook or crook..Time to show some heart and guts....Tough game....Love the 26 degrees that's what it is about.... Posted by Joe C 11/9/19

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Re: Only two months to Kick Off

Post by hendog » Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:25 am

i will settle for tailgating and actually watching the game in the stadium

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Re: Only two months to Kick Off

Post by Henny » Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:59 am

hendog wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:25 am
i will settle for tailgating and actually watching the game in the stadium
AMEN!
Football weather baby...Lets win a game....By hook or crook..Time to show some heart and guts....Tough game....Love the 26 degrees that's what it is about.... Posted by Joe C 11/9/19

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Re: Only two months to Kick Off

Post by HENJOHN » Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:13 am

hendog wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:25 am
i will settle for tailgating and actually watching the game in the stadium
Sounds like a good plan Dog
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Re: Only two months to Kick Off

Post by tenn hen » Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:28 am

woof, woof :P
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Re: Only two months to Kick Off

Post by Gannonfan » Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:08 am

hendog wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:25 am
i will settle for tailgating and actually watching the game in the stadium
Absolutely.
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