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You do realize Texas is #9 and controls their own destiny for a conference championship or more having already beaten the two best teams in the league in recent history, right?

It hurts. I get that. Just pipe down for one week. Ok?

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HA! How many times did you bring up the pepperoni pizza incident?
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Nah. Not even close.


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HA! How many times did you bring up the pepperoni pizza incident?
Worried about pizza gate? 😂😂😂😂😂
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Old 10-09-2018, 08:15 PM   #155
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We get it, you don't like OU.
We get it, you don’t like it when outsiders point out the flaws in your team. I actually rooted for OU against Georgia, but saw the exact same thing I saw this past Saturday.
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We get it, you don’t like it when outsiders point out the flaws in your team. I actually rooted for OU against Georgia, but saw the exact same thing I saw this past Saturday.
He's a TCU fan! 😂😂😂. Please tell us your affiliation. Let be guess....Bama?
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Old 10-09-2018, 08:24 PM   #157
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He's a TCU fan! ������. Please tell us your affiliation. Let be guess....Bama?
Excuse me, I thought I was replying to the same sooner

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Excuse me, I thought I was replying to the same sooner

Texas fan all my life
Oh ok...you really shouldn't be throwing rocks....yet.
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Sounds like Riley has lost control
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Old 10-09-2018, 08:46 PM   #160
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Oh ok...you really shouldn't be throwing rocks....yet.
Oh don’t worry, I’m not. I was just pointing out obvious deficiencies in OU, but that doesn’t mean Texas is without any either. Texas still hasn’t shown me the killer instinct to finish a team off and they still commit too many penalties.
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Sounds like Riley has lost control



LMFAO!! That sounds sooooo familiar!!


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We get it, you don't like OU.
So?

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Old 10-09-2018, 08:55 PM   #163
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So that was last week.......he's like a hatchet in the back of the neck.
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So that was last week.......he's like a hatchet in the back of the neck.
I don't like OU either.



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Right, but you didn't go on a tirade about OU's deficiencies in 15 different posts. Everyone is a genius after the fact, lol.
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Right, but you didn't go on a tirade about OU's deficiencies in 15 different posts. Everyone is a genius after the fact, lol.
Well I mean they were jumping for joy over firing stoops and tagging McNeal as the interim....

Not a tirade either. Just a friendly discussion. That is all
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Frogs will be without 2 OL again Thursday night. Not much depth there currently. Gonna be a long season if that doesn't get amended quickly.
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Well I mean they were jumping for joy over firing stoops and tagging McNeal as the interim....
Yea, you said that.

Mike Stoops is not a good DC. Who do you think they are gonna hire in the middle of the season? It's not rocket science.

Focus on BAYLOR!!!!!!!!!!
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Well I mean they were jumping for joy over firing stoops and tagging McNeal as the interim....

Not a tirade either. Just a friendly discussion. That is all
They? Yes, McNeill was tagged as the interim. Your point?
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They? Yes, McNeill was tagged as the interim. Your point?
Lol, McNeal is exactly who they need. He’ll be great. Good lunch the rest of the season. I wouldn’t be surprised is McNeal stays in that role next year.
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I haven't seen an injury report after OU. How healthy are the Horns going into Baylor?
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Yea, you said that.

Mike Stoops is not a good DC. Who do you think they are gonna hire in the middle of the season? It's not rocket science.

Focus on BAYLOR!!!!!!!!!!
I doubt me focusing on Baylor will have any effect on the game.
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Lol, McNeal is exactly who they need. He’ll be great. Good lunch the rest of the season. I wouldn’t be surprised is McNeal stays in that role next year.
Whatever, you've made a mess of this thread.
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I haven't seen an injury report after OU. How healthy are the Horns going into Baylor?


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Horns are very healthy. Not much contact by OU.
They may have sore legs from running so much.....
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Old 10-09-2018, 10:38 PM   #179
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HA! How many times did you bring up the pepperoni pizza incident?
Riley should have order pizzas or corndogs at the half. Bet no one would be crying in the hall, wanting to quit, or wanting to fight coach if it's a pizza party during the break.

Those who give Herman crap for it hate it that their coach isn't a player's coach. Even the DT Nelson rubs his belly after a sack, which is the best celebration in college football. Herman gets the message and feeds him!
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Horns 41-23 over Baylor. Hook ‘Em.
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So what deficiencies does BU have that hopefully Horns can exploit in order to be victorious on Saturday?
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LMAO....you play such a horrible victim. I'd be willing to bet you were a big OU fan last weekend even before DRbonner showed up..
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So what deficiencies does BU have that hopefully Horns can exploit in order to be victorious on Saturday?



Their whole defense...


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It's amazing how quiet some kids keep their visits versus the drama of others. While I doubt it means anything, I heard Leal was on campus, Monday. Y'all are getting a beast in that kid.
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It's amazing how quiet some kids keep their visits versus the drama of others. While I doubt it means anything, I heard Leal was on campus, Monday. Y'all are getting a beast in that kid.

Interesting....
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So what deficiencies does BU have that hopefully Horns can exploit in order to be victorious on Saturday?
I’ve seen very little of Baylor this year. Obviously they’re better than most expected sitting at 4-2. Just a quick glance they’re pretty decent offensively, average on defense. I can’t soeak of their physicality as I haven’t watched them much.

Just looking at numbers though I’d say it’ll be a decent matchup, maybe Texas is favored a little. Baylor seems to lean on the pass a little more than the run and is giving up 3.6 sacks per game leading me to believe protection is iffy. Small advantage Texas. Texas by 7-10 points is what I think

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It's amazing how quiet some kids keep their visits versus the drama of others. While I doubt it means anything, I heard Leal was on campus, Monday. Y'all are getting a beast in that kid.
Leal puzzles me. He’s solid but has made a handful of trips to Texas since committing and nobody has know about them til after the fact.
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Leal puzzles me. He’s solid but has made a handful of trips to Texas since committing and nobody has know about them til after the fact.
Jimbo knows about the visits. They talk or text almost daily.

He is a good kid and outstanding prospect. I wont sit here and say Texas doesn't have a chance because they do. He will sign with one of the two schools.
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When I was in High School attempting to play high school sports, Baylor coaching legend Grant Teaff was the keynote speaker at our all sports banquet. Down on the valley in Mercedes, Texas coach Teaff was the biggest thing to come to town since Pancho Villa. A great speaker, he told the story he used to fire up his players against Texas in 1978.

If you haven’t heard or read it, it went like this...

“The 2-8 Bears were finishing up a tumultuous season that included road games against Ohio State University, the University of Georgia and the University of Kentucky.

"Back then we played the who's who of the top 10," Teaff said. "The year before Kentucky had gone 11-1. We were the one."

Injuries had plagued the Bears that season, and with a game against No. 9 Texas coming up, Teaff said he knew his struggling passing attack wasn't going to cut it.

In a move that football fans now know as the Wildcat formation, the coach said he decided to put a running back at quarterback and run the option.

The players caught on to the new system, and a good week of practice had Baylor feeling confident they could pull the upset.

"I had never seen a better week of preparation," Teaff said. "We had lost some close games, so it was important we found a way to win."

Whether he knew it or not, Teaff said he was about to make sure that happened. After practice on Thursday, Coach Teaff said he gathered his players up to discuss the upcoming game.

Coach Teaff then went on to describe a story to his team. The story he told was about two Eskimos who were out fishing one cold winter morning.

One of the Eskimos was having a great deal of success and had been catching fish all morning, while the other Eskimo had not even gotten a bite.

Disgusted, the struggling Eskimo asked the other "How is it that you are catching fish and I'm not?" The other Eskimo smiled and then replied, "Your worms are frozen."

Then he pulled a worm out of his mouth and said "You've got to keep your worms warm."

Teaff says the story was more about getting his players focused than motivation, but those who heard it did not take it as such.

A player on the team was moved by the story and asked Coach Teaff to retell it before the game against Texas. That's when the coach got an idea.

The next day, moments before the Bears were to take the field against the visiting Longhorns, Coach Teaff told the story of the fishing Eskimos again, he said. He reiterated the point of the story - that what you have to do may be painful or distasteful, but it's what you've got to do.

The Bears were ready, he said. They had a good week of practice, an unexpected scheme and an unprecedented focus.

Coach Teaff said he knew all these things, so he left his players with one thought before they stepped between the lines that day.

"This game is yours," he said to the team. "There's not a thing us coaches can do. But while you're on the field, I'll keep the worms warm." Then, Teaff said he smiled like the Eskimo in the story and pulled a fat, juicy worm out of his mouth.

The players were shocked, he said. This was far more foreign from anything he had ever done.

They weren't sure what to think. But whatever it got them thinking, it was the right thing. Baylor went on to beat Texas that day, 38-14.

According to cfreference.net, a college football statistics Web site, it was one of only 22 wins all time over Texas for the Bears.

Teaff said he still claims it had nothing to do with his pre-game antics, but rather the week of preparation on strategy.

"What I did was not motivational," Teaff said. "It was a psychological ploy to let them know the first bad thing that happened wasn't going to push them over the edge.

I don't think it probably had anything to do with it. It just made them loose."

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LMAO....you play such a horrible victim. I'd be willing to bet you were a big OU fan last weekend even before DRbonner showed up..


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So what deficiencies does BU have that hopefully Horns can exploit in order to be victorious on Saturday?
I think as long as the have a better scheme than this masterful bit of defensive play-calling they should be in a good position to win.


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When I was in High School attempting to play high school sports, Baylor coaching legend Grant Teaff was the keynote speaker at our all sports banquet. Down on the valley in Mercedes, Texas coach Teaff was the biggest thing to come to town since Pancho Villa. A great speaker, he told the story he used to fire up his players against Texas in 1978.

If you haven’t heard or read it, it went like this...

“The 2-8 Bears were finishing up a tumultuous season that included road games against Ohio State University, the University of Georgia and the University of Kentucky.

"Back then we played the who's who of the top 10," Teaff said. "The year before Kentucky had gone 11-1. We were the one."

Injuries had plagued the Bears that season, and with a game against No. 9 Texas coming up, Teaff said he knew his struggling passing attack wasn't going to cut it.

In a move that football fans now know as the Wildcat formation, the coach said he decided to put a running back at quarterback and run the option.

The players caught on to the new system, and a good week of practice had Baylor feeling confident they could pull the upset.

"I had never seen a better week of preparation," Teaff said. "We had lost some close games, so it was important we found a way to win."

Whether he knew it or not, Teaff said he was about to make sure that happened. After practice on Thursday, Coach Teaff said he gathered his players up to discuss the upcoming game.

Coach Teaff then went on to describe a story to his team. The story he told was about two Eskimos who were out fishing one cold winter morning.

One of the Eskimos was having a great deal of success and had been catching fish all morning, while the other Eskimo had not even gotten a bite.

Disgusted, the struggling Eskimo asked the other "How is it that you are catching fish and I'm not?" The other Eskimo smiled and then replied, "Your worms are frozen."

Then he pulled a worm out of his mouth and said "You've got to keep your worms warm."

Teaff says the story was more about getting his players focused than motivation, but those who heard it did not take it as such.

A player on the team was moved by the story and asked Coach Teaff to retell it before the game against Texas. That's when the coach got an idea.

The next day, moments before the Bears were to take the field against the visiting Longhorns, Coach Teaff told the story of the fishing Eskimos again, he said. He reiterated the point of the story - that what you have to do may be painful or distasteful, but it's what you've got to do.

The Bears were ready, he said. They had a good week of practice, an unexpected scheme and an unprecedented focus.

Coach Teaff said he knew all these things, so he left his players with one thought before they stepped between the lines that day.

"This game is yours," he said to the team. "There's not a thing us coaches can do. But while you're on the field, I'll keep the worms warm." Then, Teaff said he smiled like the Eskimo in the story and pulled a fat, juicy worm out of his mouth.

The players were shocked, he said. This was far more foreign from anything he had ever done.

They weren't sure what to think. But whatever it got them thinking, it was the right thing. Baylor went on to beat Texas that day, 38-14.

According to cfreference.net, a college football statistics Web site, it was one of only 22 wins all time over Texas for the Bears.

Teaff said he still claims it had nothing to do with his pre-game antics, but rather the week of preparation on strategy.

"What I did was not motivational," Teaff said. "It was a psychological ploy to let them know the first bad thing that happened wasn't going to push them over the edge.

I don't think it probably had anything to do with it. It just made them loose."

A fan wouldn't expect him to take credit for his team's success, the great ones never do.”


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I was at that game and the story was in the paper Monday. Junior High for me. I witnessed a few Baylor upsets in Waco back then.

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When I was in High School attempting to play high school sports, Baylor coaching legend Grant Teaff was the keynote speaker at our all sports banquet. Down on the valley in Mercedes, Texas coach Teaff was the biggest thing to come to town since Pancho Villa. A great speaker, he told the story he used to fire up his players against Texas in 1978.

If you haven’t heard or read it, it went like this...

“The 2-8 Bears were finishing up a tumultuous season that included road games against Ohio State University, the University of Georgia and the University of Kentucky.

"Back then we played the who's who of the top 10," Teaff said. "The year before Kentucky had gone 11-1. We were the one."

Injuries had plagued the Bears that season, and with a game against No. 9 Texas coming up, Teaff said he knew his struggling passing attack wasn't going to cut it.

In a move that football fans now know as the Wildcat formation, the coach said he decided to put a running back at quarterback and run the option.

The players caught on to the new system, and a good week of practice had Baylor feeling confident they could pull the upset.

"I had never seen a better week of preparation," Teaff said. "We had lost some close games, so it was important we found a way to win."

Whether he knew it or not, Teaff said he was about to make sure that happened. After practice on Thursday, Coach Teaff said he gathered his players up to discuss the upcoming game.

Coach Teaff then went on to describe a story to his team. The story he told was about two Eskimos who were out fishing one cold winter morning.

One of the Eskimos was having a great deal of success and had been catching fish all morning, while the other Eskimo had not even gotten a bite.

Disgusted, the struggling Eskimo asked the other "How is it that you are catching fish and I'm not?" The other Eskimo smiled and then replied, "Your worms are frozen."

Then he pulled a worm out of his mouth and said "You've got to keep your worms warm."

Teaff says the story was more about getting his players focused than motivation, but those who heard it did not take it as such.

A player on the team was moved by the story and asked Coach Teaff to retell it before the game against Texas. That's when the coach got an idea.

The next day, moments before the Bears were to take the field against the visiting Longhorns, Coach Teaff told the story of the fishing Eskimos again, he said. He reiterated the point of the story - that what you have to do may be painful or distasteful, but it's what you've got to do.

The Bears were ready, he said. They had a good week of practice, an unexpected scheme and an unprecedented focus.

Coach Teaff said he knew all these things, so he left his players with one thought before they stepped between the lines that day.

"This game is yours," he said to the team. "There's not a thing us coaches can do. But while you're on the field, I'll keep the worms warm." Then, Teaff said he smiled like the Eskimo in the story and pulled a fat, juicy worm out of his mouth.

The players were shocked, he said. This was far more foreign from anything he had ever done.

They weren't sure what to think. But whatever it got them thinking, it was the right thing. Baylor went on to beat Texas that day, 38-14.

According to cfreference.net, a college football statistics Web site, it was one of only 22 wins all time over Texas for the Bears.

Teaff said he still claims it had nothing to do with his pre-game antics, but rather the week of preparation on strategy.

"What I did was not motivational," Teaff said. "It was a psychological ploy to let them know the first bad thing that happened wasn't going to push them over the edge.

I don't think it probably had anything to do with it. It just made them loose."

A fan wouldn't expect him to take credit for his team's success, the great ones never do.”


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**** I am old.... Teaff spoke at our athletic banquet at Smithson Valley High School in the mid 80s as well...
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someone start a recruiting thread. thats pc for get out with that rubbish.
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As one of the 3 or so Baylor fans on these threads (besides our favorite closet fan, BoB), I'll weigh in on what I've seen with the Bears this year.

Overall, improved but that's not saying a whole lot.

Defense - somewhere between "poor" and "awful". The line is "ok" but the backers and safeties have been nightmarish. I literally watched a linebacker take on a KSt. OL who was already engaged by a DL while the KST. back ran right by him untouched. It was inexplicable and surreal. Basically, plays that should go for 5 or less yards have regularly gone for long touchdowns. Corners are average at best when healthy which is rare.

Offense - average to good. The OL seems to be improving, which means they might climb to average by the end of the season. QB is fine - accurate on short and mid-range throws and mobile. Doing about as well as can be expected under the circumstances. RB's are decent when healthy. Receivers are good except when the ball hits them in the hands. Lots of great catches but also lots of easy drops.

Special teams - hot and cold. Always an adventure.

The only things that would surprise me this weekend would be a win or a close (within a TD) loss. Best case realistic scenario is hanging around until well into the 3rd quarter before wearing down or whatever. I actually think the betting line should at least be in the low 20s. Not a Debbie Downer (BoB), just being realistic.

I still like/support Coach Rhule for what that's worth.
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As one of the 3 or so Baylor fans on these threads (besides our favorite closet fan, BoB), I'll weigh in on what I've seen with the Bears this year.

Overall, improved but that's not saying a whole lot.

Defense - somewhere between "poor" and "awful". The line is "ok" but the backers and safeties have been nightmarish. I literally watched a linebacker take on a KSt. OL who was already engaged by a DL while the KST. back ran right by him untouched. It was inexplicable and surreal. Basically, plays that should go for 5 or less yards have regularly gone for long touchdowns. Corners are average at best when healthy which is rare.

Offense - average to good. The OL seems to be improving, which means they might climb to average by the end of the season. QB is fine - accurate on short and mid-range throws and mobile. Doing about as well as can be expected under the circumstances. RB's are decent when healthy. Receivers are good except when the ball hits them in the hands. Lots of great catches but also lots of easy drops.

Special teams - hot and cold. Always an adventure.

The only things that would surprise me this weekend would be a win or a close (within a TD) loss. Best case realistic scenario is hanging around until well into the 3rd quarter before wearing down or whatever. I actually think the betting line should at least be in the low 20s. Not a Debbie Downer (BoB), just being realistic.

I still like/support Coach Rhule for what that's worth.
Are you sure you aren't describing Texas the last five years (present year excluded)?

I feel your pain. If it can get turned around, I believe Rhule has as good a chance as anyone. And as you said, they are definitely better than last year.
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