tbake's Comments

Posted Friday May 24, 2013, About: Coach K to remain at Duke through 2016
I would not be surprised if there was already an agreement of some type with Brad Stevens to be the next Duke coach.

Maybe just a handshake kinda thing...when it comes open (and you have to figure K is somewhere in the last 5-7 years of his career), we'll ask you first.
Posted Friday February 22, 2013, About: Cam Cameron 2nd highest paid college football assistant
This is what you call "Failing Up." In coaching I like to call it the "Norv Turner Syndrome."

Somehow coaches who haven't shown any particular ability keep finding jobs.

Cameron flunked as HC of Indiana (admittedly, it would be extremely difficult to succeed there). Then he went to the NFL at Miami and failed miserably (I think the 'Fins were 1-15 in his only season). After he got fired as OC in Baltimore (and the Ravens wound up winning the Super Bowl afterward), he lands in Baton Rouge.
Posted Tuesday February 05, 2013, About: Self's counterintuitive take on losing at home
Bill Self's quest to beat himself in arm-wrestling continues. Guy's been at it for years now.
Posted Tuesday February 05, 2013, About: Major shakeup at Texas looming thanks to Applewhite?
All of whom were fired, BTW.

Although in DuBose's case going 3-8 in 2000 probably sealed his fate more than the affair.
Posted Wednesday January 30, 2013, About: Can Michigan remain No. 1 in college basketball?
Michigan is the #1 team in the AP Poll.

The best team in college basketball is not necessarily the #1 ranked team.

Polls are effectively bullsheet, outside of fodder for speculation / arguments.
Posted Thursday December 27, 2012, About: Will Kelly answer The Question?
Too much money.

Plus let's say he flames out in the pros, he'd have college teams lined up on his front porch with his track record at Oregon.

It's a no brainer.
Posted Friday November 30, 2012, About: N.C. State interviews Morris, ****
But they didn't catch the photo caption! I'm scarred!
Posted Thursday October 18, 2012, About: Chizik feeling the urgency at Auburn
Dead man walking!
Posted Thursday October 18, 2012, About: ACC tournament on the move?
As a child of Tobacco Road the thought of the ACC Tournament in NEW YORK CITY is just flat-out insane.

But this is just further proof that conferences mean nothing these days. The classic ACC that I knew as kid is long gone. Conferences might as well be called "Conference A," "Conference B," etc.
Posted Tuesday July 05, 2011, About: Worthy's tweet tweaks Badgers
I wouldn't say ALWAYS. He did make some nice plays over the past 3 seasons.

And his career TD-INT is 76-26, that's almost 3:1 and not too shabby.

Just sayin'
Posted Tuesday July 05, 2011, About: Worthy's tweet tweaks Badgers
ANOTHER Wilson picture? Wow. I hope they aren't paying Getty Images on a per-use basis.

Too bad NC State has to get a player to leave before they get pix up on FanNation, but hey, it's a step up from NO coverage, I guess that's something.*


*this is what is known as being self-deprecating
Posted Tuesday July 05, 2011, About: Self will go anywhere for a blue-chipper
Dear Coach,

Judging by this picture, you still have not learned that you can't win if you attempt to arm-wrestle yourself.

Please stop trying and return to coaching, your seat is getting toasty.

Peace -
tbake
Posted Tuesday July 05, 2011, About: Barnes poised for breakout, top pick in 2012
What a bold prediction. He might be awesome, based on how he finished last season...then again, he might not.

I wish some of these writers would grow a pair, make an argument, and back it up E.g: "Harrison Barnes will be the ACC POY in 2012 because of reason X, Y, and Z." Or "Barnes WON'T be ACC POY because of X, Y, and Z."

This might / might not business is garbage journalism.
Posted Tuesday July 05, 2011, About: Vandy lands Kimbrow, serves notice to Vols
Vandy contends in SEC football when all of the other schools get the Death Penalty.

That is all.

"Serving notice?" Pfft.
Posted Friday July 01, 2011, About: Bush never returning Heisman?
If I were Bush, I'd say:

"You can have it back after you investigate every either Heisman winner and conclusively prove they did not take improper benefits and were 100% eligible by the letter of the NCAA law during their winning season.

"Until then...FOFF!"

Then I'd rig the Trophy so I could smoke something out of it and have a big ol party.
Posted Friday July 01, 2011, About: Wilson hasn't closed door on baseball
Colin Cowherd said Wilson will be an NFL QB someday. I'm not seeing it.

I think he's only 5'10 or thereabouts.
Posted Monday June 20, 2011, About: Fisher slams Kansas, Self over lost recruit
Coach Fisher and SDSU will return to obscurity this season.

The Aztecs could've beaten the eventual national champions, but they played scairt down the stretch.

See you in another 10 -15 years.
Posted Friday June 17, 2011, About: Calhoun sheds no light on future at UConn
Never liked Jimbo. He deserves credit for building UCONN from nothing into a brand. But I think he's dirty and a grouch about it. "Not one penny back!" ****.
Posted Friday June 17, 2011, About: Austin's 42 citations lead unsightly UNC report
HTF does Butchie still have a job? UNC always tries to keep its dirty laundry in house but they've gotta cut ties, don't they? DON'T THEY??
Posted Friday June 10, 2011, About: WVU now preparing to buy out Stewart
Sorry coach
Posted Friday June 10, 2011, About: Young Canes mocked Shannon
Beat me to a Leach shed reference. LOCK 'EM UP!
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