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UCLA TE isn't impressed with Vontaze Burfict

Posted on: November 3, 2011 1:56 pm
Edited on: November 3, 2011 2:07 pm
Posted by Tom Fornelli

Here's a simple question for you. Let's say you're out in the woods with a friend and you come across a grizzly bear. For some reason your friend decides that he should walk up to the bear and punch it in the face. As you'd expect, this doesn't work out all that well for your friend, as he's quickly mauled by the bear. 

So, after seeing this happen, do you go punch the bear in the face? Of course not.

Though it seems that UCLA tight end Joseph Fauria has a different approach to this problem. You may remember in September when USC quarterback Matt Barkley called Arizona State linebacker Vontaze Burfict a dirty player. Burfict responded to this by going out and having a great game against USC, helping the Sun Devils defeat the Trojans 43-22.

Well, this cautionary tale did nothing to stop Fauria from punching the bear in the face.

“He’s another guy,” Fauria told the Orange County Register. “I played him in high school, I don’t think he’s anything special at all.

“I’m not going to pump him up too much. His game is more of a mind game. I’m not going to knock him, he’s a great player. He’s led his team, his defense to some good wins and the top of the Pac-12 South. But on Saturday, he’s just No. 7.” 

I do enjoy the part of the quote where Fauria seems to realize what he's done. After saying Burfict is just "another guy" and isn't "anything special at all," he says he's "not going to knock him" and that he's "a great player." This is like commending the bear for knowing how to take a punch after you've already thrown it.

We'll see if Fauria lives to regret those remarks this Saturday. 

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Since: May 31, 2007
Posted on: November 4, 2011 8:57 am

UCLA TE isn't impressed with Vontaze Burfict

Top 'O The Mornin' To Ya! Read between the lines, " He's another guy!" I know how to read between the lines! lol "He's another ******!" I wish he had said that instead!  

Since: Jul 29, 2009
Posted on: November 3, 2011 11:28 pm

UCLA TE isn't impressed with Vontaze Burfict

What's lost in this story is that the PAC-12 really doesn't want to see the fraud Neuheisel somehow winning this game and making it to the title game. UCLA officials also don't want to see that or else they'll be saddled with Rick the Slick for another 5 seasons. Rick has left Colorado, Washington and UCLA(in the future) in ruins while he continues his tired act and fleeces some poor administration. No bigger phoney and fraud has ever graced the college football sidelines for the last 40 years.

Since: Apr 19, 2009
Posted on: November 3, 2011 10:20 pm

UCLA TE isn't impressed with Vontaze Burfict

Burfict AKA Mr. Personal Foul!!!! LMAO.

Since: Oct 29, 2011
Posted on: November 3, 2011 2:18 pm
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