April Showers bring May flowers all in the Golden Afternoon
Re: The Official 2007 College Football Thread
Originally Posted by Radiobarry
Betcha BD Bopper's a happy fella tonight. What a thriller - Georgia beats the Tide in Tuscaloosa with a touchdown pass in OT, 26-23....
Yes I am! What a game! To be honest I was not expecting a win but the Dawgs pulled one out for Larry Munson who was not at the mic, calling the game, for only the 2nd time in over 40 years. Georgia better watch the trap game against Ole Miss next week at home. If you're looking at the SEC East standings and thinking you're not reading things right you are, Kentucky is in first place. Amazing!
Hey Mouse your forgot someone for the Fraud Five. Central Michigan joined the ranks of the teams to lose to a school in the lower division this year, getting clobbered by North Dakota State by over 25 points!
Here are some of the pictures I took at the USC Washington State game:
The skies looked a bit threatening outside the Coliseum, but we left the umbrellas in the car.
Anthony Davis was signing autographs at Fan Fest.
There's a couple of fine Trojans enjoying the moment.
JJ and Brandon Hancock joined the 710 ESPN radio show.
Beneath the Olympic athletes stood the Perfect Day Club about an hour before the game.
Inside we stopped for a prime rib sandwich from Lawry's.
And made our way to our seats on the 45-yard-line.
USC gets ready to start the game receiving. Last time that happened: the 2006 Rose Bowl against Texas.
Before long, the line of scrimmage was right in front of our faces.
Then the rain came. The downside, we got a light drenching. The good news: scenery.
The rain brought out a few yellow raincovers, sent a few people into the tunnels, and brought out this rainbow.
Stanley Havili goes up and over for the 14-7 lead. USC would never look back.
This black cloud hung over the Coliseum even as we squinted against the Sun.
The rainbow hung around for much of the first and second quarters.
A big crowd, a big lead, the Coliseum, a rainbow and the Goodyear Blimp made for a great college football atmosphere. We wondered: how long ago was our last rainy game at home (Notre Dame, November 2004). Our last rainy game in September? (We haven't been alive that long).
So close to a safety!
The Trojans come out for the second half.
Before too long, the line of scrimmage was in front of us again.
The Cougar offense looks a bit dejected.
Allen Bradford scores on a corner dive after a short pass from J.D. Booty on first and goal. USC 40, Wazzu 14.
This pass to Hazelton would end the scoring at 47-14.
Halfway through the 4th quarter, the fans were headed for drier, warmer places to celebrate.
Washington State sets up a final play with clock management that drew boos from the tired crowd, ready to go home.
An incomplete pass against the second and third string USC defense ends the game.
USC 47, Washington State 14. Bomp, bomp! Beat! The Huskies!
Fight On! Beat the Huskers!
Tom Chaney Memorial Debate Lounge Quote of the Week:
The brick walls are there to stop the people who don't want it badly enough - Randy Pausch