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Nickel and diming Urban Meyer

Posted on: November 6, 2009 1:50 pm
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Mike Slive is for real. Well, his threat is for real.

The SEC commissioner wasn't playing around when he fined Urban Meyer $30,000 for a mild rebuke of officials. There is no truth to the rumor, though, Brandon Spikes escalated the fine to $60,000.

While this amounts to nothing more than a used Lexus for his kids, the fine is still significant for Meyer. It sends a clear message that Slive isn't fooling around. Just wondering why it took 50 hours from the time Meyer said, "That was a penalty, in my opinion," to the time the fine was handed down.

Batting next, Lane Kiffin. Can he keep his mouth shut?
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Category: NCAAF
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Since: Nov 12, 2009
Posted on: November 12, 2009 2:59 pm
 

Nickel and diming Urban Meyer

Per the Andrea Adelson story of 11-12-2009 entitled "What's up with SEC? Is it fixed? League says no" printed in the Orlando Sentinel  and found at   include CBS in the SEC officiating conspiracy!! 
 
The apparent (LSU) Tigers interception late in the fourth quarter (LSU-Ala game 11/7/2009) was shown by three different video views on TV by my recollection.  The BEST view was only shown (replayed) once on TV immediately after the play and at no other moment later.  What were the official reviewers "reviewing"? The TWO less conclusive TV angles of the play by all appearances? 

And for this Nick Saban "defends" (criticizes) the officials.  If Slive is serious and unbiased, how much will Saban's fine be?
 



Since: May 4, 2008
Posted on: November 7, 2009 12:05 pm
 

Nickel and diming Urban Meyer

There it is kids.  The motivation for this clown to keep writing.  
Sports "journalism" - even a caveman can do it.
Yeah. All 5 paragraphs worth. I guess he has some heavy drinking to catch up with seeing that Tebow and the Gators are on the way to another glorious season. I think if the Gators ever did become a sucky team year in and year out like whomever Dod likes (he's too fearful to put his favorite teams up?) they would probably die of not having anything successful and great to hate on.



Since: May 4, 2008
Posted on: November 7, 2009 11:48 am
 

Nickel and diming Urban Meyer

So why not fine the reporters 30 grand for asking about the officials? No more questions about officiating should be allowed under this Brave New Nazi Umbrella formally known as the SEC. In fact let's just fine everyone 30 grand for having a damn opinion about something. Jesus Christ.



Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: November 7, 2009 11:41 am
 

Nickel and diming Urban Meyer

Florida was beaten by Nebraska in 1995, the year Before they won the 1996 natioanl championship. Get your facts straight. But yes, it's is an excessive fine to say the least.



Since: Sep 20, 2006
Posted on: November 7, 2009 11:19 am
 

Nickel and diming Urban Meyer

I've got to agree with you.  No way would Florida be undefeated this year if refs hadn't been handing them victories.  It was a crafty diversion to attempt and suggest Florida themselves are victimized by calls.



Since: Nov 22, 2006
Posted on: November 7, 2009 10:25 am
 

Nickel and diming Urban Meyer

I bet you think that putting men on the moon was a hoax and that 9/11 was a Bush conspiracy.



Since: Dec 1, 2008
Posted on: November 7, 2009 9:54 am
 

Nickel and diming Urban Meyer

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Since: Mar 22, 2009
Posted on: November 7, 2009 8:21 am
 

Nickel and diming Urban Meyer

I think its hillarious that Kiffin got everything going and Meyer criticizes is the one to get penalized.  All the talk about Kiffin running his mouth, and Meyer is the one that got fined.  I bet Kiffin has a nice smirk on his face about now.
And to answer you  question.  No.  Kiffin cant keep his mouth shut, but he knows how far to take it.  Apparantly that's one lesson Meyer could learn from Kiffin.
Pal, your team is 4-4 and just got waxed for the 5th time in a row by Florida.  





Since: Mar 22, 2009
Posted on: November 7, 2009 8:17 am
 

Nickel and diming Urban Meyer

What is hillarious is how many bandwagon Gator fans there are nowadays being Florida never even won the SEC outright before 1990.
Yes,  I am proud of that 98 championship and the great football I've seen since the late 80's from  UT.  I just wonder how long these Gator chumps, I mean fans,  will support Florida once they start losing again?  My guess is they will just jump on the next bandwagon that comes along.  In about 2 years,  the UT one will be full so get on now.
Losing sure does hurt huh pal?



Since: Mar 10, 2007
Posted on: November 7, 2009 8:12 am
 

Nickel and diming Urban Meyer


first, did you read what you linked to? it's pure BS"BCS does not stand for Bowl Corruption System, but it is unquestionably true that the SEC would financially benefit if it placed two teams in the NCG.  Keeping Alabama and Florida undefeated until the conference championship game is the best way to make this likely."they know that the fix is in to get 2 undefeated teams to play in the SEC NCG.  This silly diversional tactic fell flat.     Even if coaches are silenced, our eyes still work.
do you not see the inherent absurdities involved in this nutjob conspiracy theory?the above, and the site you linked to, is a load of horsepucky and you'd know that if you bothered to know the facts before you type
i) "unquestionably true" is not true - The fact is SEC gets no more money for having two SEC teams in the BCS NCG than it does for having one in the NCG and one in another BCS bowl. this yr it's 18 million for the first in any BCS bowl and 5 million for their second conf team in any BCS bowl by ranking. So no, there is no built in financial benefit at all to having UF/UA finish 1/2
ii) The BCS is managed by the commissioners from all 11 NCAA Div 1A conferences and they all get one vote...
iii) do you know what goes into the BCS ranking?? the likelihood that two human polls and the computer ranking systems of 6 different sources can be manipulated without detection is almost as TFH*** as the idea that the SEC wields enough power to get all the other conferences to bend to their will, 
iv) the chance that the BCS ranking will put a team in vs the team that beat it in a conference CG is beyond infinitesimal. This was tested before when Michigan was dropped because it lost to OSU in the Big 10 and it will happen again IF Alabama makes the SEC CG (not even close to a lock if LSU gets their way tonite) and the Gators were to lose. (If both teams win out and UF loses to Bama in the SEC CG it is hello Sugar Bowl.)
so how in god's name can any rational person believe that the SEC is actually creating this year's shytestorm of negative publicity in its backyard thinking that it will help get two SEC teams in the BCS CG?? 


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