cdub3511

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  1. Gilbert still doesn't get it

    This might be true but I'd prefer to think of myself as anxious, rather than bitchy. We all know we shouldn't look past the next game on the schedule but the reality is we're going to face at least one team this season where we're going to have to play our best football to win and the red zone decisions against Cincy were clearly not our best football. Whether those decisions were on Gilbert, Flowers, or a combo of both (most likely), reading his comments makes me anxious about how stubborn he will be with adjusting the game plan if/when needed.
  2. Gilbert still doesn't get it

    I'm not so sure that this is "part of us and who we are" with our current team but it is clearly Gilbert's agenda and he isn't willing to let it go yet. Thankfully it hasn't cost us a game so far but it is certainly painful to watch at times.
  3. Tony Dungy

    What were McShay's reasons for suggesting that he stay? Obviously there is less pressure and expectation at UCF but would be surprised that anyone would suggest that it's a better opportunity than Nebraska. Regardless of whether it's UCF or any of the other G5 schools, seems like it would be hard to make a solid argument for sticking around in the current environment where there is a clear divide.
  4. Critiquing Joey Knight

    Not questioning you on this but if true that is surprising to me. I would have thought the exact opposite. Curious who the people are that would proactively reach out to get this number other than those directly involved with the logistics of the arrangement. I have seen JK tweet that he's "just reporting facts" but guess I underestimate how many people are interested in that particular fact. To New England Bull's point, if we can just fill the dang stadium it becomes a nonissue. Until then, JK will continue to annoy me each week.
  5. Critiquing Joey Knight

    I get that we're required to document actual attendance numbers. I just find it hard to believe that city leaders are using JK's twitter feed or articles as their official record of these numbers. If they are, shame on them for not having a better system in place. If they aren't, shame on JK for insisting on broadcasting a number that can be found somewhere else and unnecessarily makes us look worse.
  6. Tony Dungy

    Wasn't Dungy a major part of our pitch to join the Big 12 last year? Seems like it's less about dissing us and more about recognizing that Frost is a talented coach who has a connection to a Nebraska program that is currently struggling. If anything it seems like he's calling out Nebraska, not us. The only way I can see this being viewed as anti-USF is because the coach he mentioned happens to be at UCF.
  7. 2017 Tulane game

    Looks like 80% chance of rain in NOLA on Saturday. Forecast shows it dropping to 20% in the evening but could make for a challenging commute to campus for fans and a wet field for the players to deal with. Better pack your rain gear.
  8. Critiquing Joey Knight

    I admittedly don't follow JK that closely so the answer might be obvious to others but I'm curious why he thinks "actual fan turnout" is a huge deal here? Is there a demand for that number that I'm not aware of? Clearly the folks on TBP would prefer it never be mentioned but he obviously thinks (or knows) that someone has an interest. What's that about?
  9. Clearly CCS needs to reevaluate his "deterrent system" for penalties. Whatever the punishment is, it doesn't seem to be working.
  10. If You Are a Betting Man

    I have a hard time believing we don't easily cover this spread. It does appear Tulane plays better at home and I would completely agree that the guys in LV seem to know better than I do but Tulane just lost to FIU by 13 points. I think we win big and we keep the 30+ streak going.
  11. Good Article by Joey

    Should have known it was too good to be true. He just can't help himself.
  12. Ranking 13 Remaining Undefeated

    It is certainly easier on the nerves to win big every week but I would agree that it might not hurt for us to have to fight for a win in a close game before we play in Orlando. No doubt our team can do it but would rather them not have to prove it for the first time against UCF. I guess we'll cross that bridge if/when we come to it. Keep winning Bulls!
  13. Good Article by Joey

    Who knew you could write an article about USF football and not have to mention attendance issues and/or weak scheduling...? Kudos to JK (or the intern) for the positive publicity for our Bulls.
  14. USF football ticket 24hr Flash sale

    I pulled up the link and the tickets it offered me were in 115 for Cincy and 206 for Houston, both west side of stadium. Not sure how the system chooses the seats but it doesn't seem to be pushing people to the east side like we'd hope. We can only hope the west side sells out so that people are forced to take seats on the east side. I do like the creativity in offering a "flash sale" as well the overall effort to try to get more people to show up.