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  1. Congrats to Coach Scifres! Words can't express how much he meant to me as a coach/mentor/role model. One of the best to ever walk the sideline.
  2. I don't think that many people fail to acknowledge the other side of the coin. The Pats are the best coached team I've ever seen and have a transcendent player at QB. It's absolutely incredible what they've accomplished, but rooting for them is like going to Vegas and rooting for the house.
  3. My list will lean heavily towards players I've seen (36 years old), just hard to judge previous generations. OL Jonathan Ogden or Orlando Pace, TE Tony Gonzalez (w/Special Mention to Rob Gronkowski when healthy), WR Jerry Rice, RB Barry Sanders, QB Peyton Manning DL Reggie White, ILB Mike Singletary, OLB Lawrence Taylor, Corner Rod Woodson, Safety Ed Reed Punter Ray Guy, Kicker Adam Vinatieri, Returner Dante Hall Agree 100% with FishDuck's Bonus Coaching nod to Bill Belichick
  4. Chatard has had some pretty good success hiring from within...Lorenzano, Dilley, and Barr all won multiple state championships as in-house hires.
  5. And Ray Rice was still a member of the Baltimore Ravens/NFL before the casino security video was released. Lots of minds can be changed once a controversy is played out in the court of public opinion. I actually agree with your overall point, Coach, that Kelly will be back (whether he should be back is another question), but a number of coaching changes have taken place after votes of confidence. It may not happen in this instance, but I do happen to believe this will have a bigger impact on Kelly and his program than those attempting to dismiss it as old news.
  6. Public scrutiny often changes the perception of many "insiders". BK's attitude shouldn't shock anyone, he survived the death of a student, why would he worry about something this "trivial" (at least in his own mind).
  7. True, but they weren't 4-7 when they first learned of the issue either.
  8. Whatever you think of Kevin Wilson at this point, let's take some time to appreciate the job Tom Allen is doing with the IU defense. I'm not sure there's a coordinator doing a better job than Coach Allen. That Defense is playing fast, physical, and despite consistently being put in horrible situations by the IU offense/special teams just keeps competing. The improvement of that unit is remarkable. On a side note, I know Diamont has his limitations but it sure seems like the kid's a gamer. No matter the situation he makes plays. Lagow was better yesterday no doubt but I wonder...
  9. No Brady, No Gronk, No Nickovich, traded away best pass rusher (C. Jones), Make-shift o-line and none of it matters as long as Belichick is on the sideline. I hate the Patriots, but the distance between their coach and everyone else is a chasm that makes the Grand Canyon look small. That dude is freakin' unbelievable.
  10. Just a note....since its way, way overdue.  I truly do enjoy and appreciate your posts.  I admit to being something of a cross-breed as regards my conservative principles (and my unorthodoxy as to my religious disbelief).  That said, I started reading "National Review" in 1979.  It's not easy following "conservative" (whatever those might be) principles and I have tons of respect for those who logically do.  

    I'm assuming you are teaching.  It would be tough being a conservative teacher since I assume it puts you in a minority most anytime.  Hang in there.  I'm sure you are generally in the minority.  

    Not to be too presumptuous, I encourage you to keep fighting the good and smart fight.  The world needs smart, thoughtful, principled people....though my outlook is bleak going forward (doesn't diminish my responsibility to fight for my beliefs, though).  Keep pushing.

    Bryan Miller

     

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      mcgoo45

      Thank you, Bryan.  I'll respond in more detail when I get the chance but appreciate your message and also enjoy reading your thoughts/posts on the forum.  

       

      Corey McGarrell

  11. I am not going to pretend to know all the inner-workings of Perry Township schools, but I am pretty sure they are getting ready to open a number of new Early Learning/Kindergarten Centers that would likely have their own administrative teams and could explain the large number of openings.
  12. Congrats to Denver, its outstanding Defense, and Peyton Manning on the Super Bowl victory. Most early critiques have focused on the ugly nature of the game offensively, I thought it was a brilliant defensive performance by both teams. The speed and physical dominance on display was awesome to watch. I am certainly biased, as an unapologetic Peyton Manning fanboy, but I really enjoyed watching these two defenses work. While the game lacked the offensive fireworks many fans have come to expect, I thought is was a great reminder of how and why football is and will continue to be the ultimate team game. Defense and Special Teams. To win it all, teams have to be great in the under-appreciated (at least in terms of media coverage) phases of the game, and last night Denver's Defense and Special Teams were outstanding. Great way to end the season, and if it is his last rodeo, I am incredibly happy to see Manning be a part of history as the only Quarterback to win Super Bowls with two different teams.
  13. Agreed Coach Nowlin. Two outstanding teams just getting after it. What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Both Defenses were excellent, special teams made big plays to flip the field, and both QB's demonstrated the unmatched, competitive drive that has defined what has truly been an amazing rivalry. I know the nature of sports media, demands the legacy, GOAT talk, but no matter which of those two Quarterbacks you root for, if you can't appreciate their greatness, you're doing it wrong. Denver put together and then more importantly executed one of the best defensive game-plans I have ever seen to lead the Broncos to SB 50, and yet Brady still had a shot to send the game into over-time. That 4th and 10 pass to Gronk --an absolute force of nature, could you design a more perfect TE in a lab?-- was a thing of beauty. For all the talk about Manning's decline, he made enough plays to finish Red-Zone opportunities with TD's, get a lead, and avoid a critical mistake, to help win a third consecutive AFC championship match-up against Belichick, Brady, and the Pats. Just an awesome, awesome display of why football is such a great game. I have no doubt the Patriots will most likely be back competing for another Super Bowl appearance next season, but am going to enjoy watching Manning head to his fourth Super Bowl, with a fourth head coach, and will be rooting for him to become the first QB to win Super Bowl's with two different teams.
  14. Nothing to lose. Why not try it if your program has never had success with a more traditional approach.