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Vidav wrote:Griz down 16-17 at the half after giving up several long pass plays and Hauck deciding points from kicks are dumb. Went for a surprise two that failed and ran an unsuccessful fake FG instead of taking a chip shot.
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Less than a minute into the 4th and Griz now lead 47-17.
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Griz win 61-17.
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Vidav wrote:Griz win 61-17.
The Griz were obviously a bit better in the second half, but North Alabama was so inept that I'm not sure what conclusions to draw.

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The Southland's struggles with the Lone Star Conference continue…

Tarleton State beat SFA 37-26
Midwestern State beat Northwestern State 33-7 :shock: :? :ohno:

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Another embarrassing loss:

Virginia Union 36-17 Hampton

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NAU lost to Arizona 65-41. It wasn't ever really a game, though.

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Looks like Delaware and Montana both drank coffee at halftime.
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93henfan wrote:Looks like Delaware and Montana both drank coffee at halftime.
Does must mean FCS is getting exciting again!!!
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kalm wrote:
93henfan wrote:Looks like Delaware and Montana both drank coffee at halftime.
Does must mean FCS is getting exciting again!!!
Yes, these are flagship programs that excite people. No offense to schools that need to color their turf to try to get 10k spectators.
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93henfan wrote:
kalm wrote:
Does must mean FCS is getting exciting again!!!
Yes, these are flagship programs that excite people. No offense to schools that need to color their turf to try to get 10k spectators.
It hurts kalmie because there's a lot of truth to that (both the UD/Montana part as well as the coloring the turf part).
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GannonFan wrote:
93henfan wrote:
Yes, these are flagship programs that excite people. No offense to schools that need to color their turf to try to get 10k spectators.
It hurts kalmie because there's a lot of truth to that (both the UD/Montana part as well as the coloring the turf part).
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Aside from having some occasional fun with myopic UD and UM fans, I do like a mix of traditional powers and upstarts. I've long said the Big Sky is better when Montana is having success. They set the gold standard and other programs like MSU and Weber are upping their facilities game.

EWU is the obvious outlier having success despite the lack of institutional and fan support. The little train that could is a compelling story. The red turf has done nothing but help in regards to recruiting and branding. It was a stroke of genius and the hatred from other fanbases is well known and totally embraced. :nod:

The good news, it has to be replaced before the start of next season. The track will mostly likely be removed while it's being done as a part of a larger $24 million dollar capital campaign that was just approved by the BoT. I'm surprised Polson has posted about this yet as we know our history of actually breaking ground but I know for a fact that the turf is a done deal and that the BoT wouldn't have approved the rest without some large existing lead pipe lock commitments.

And yes...it will still be red. :mrgreen:

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kalm wrote:
GannonFan wrote:
It hurts kalmie because there's a lot of truth to that (both the UD/Montana part as well as the coloring the turf part).
:lol:

Aside from having some occasional fun with myopic UD and UM fans, I do like a mix of traditional powers and upstarts. I've long said the Big Sky is better when Montana is having success. They set the gold standard and other programs like MSU and Weber are upping their facilities game.

EWU is the obvious outlier having success despite the lack of institutional and fan support. The little train that could is a compelling story. The red turf has done nothing but help in regards to recruiting and branding. It was a stroke of genius and the hatred from other fanbases is well known and totally embraced. :nod:

The good news, it has to be replaced before the start of next season. The track will mostly likely be removed while it's being done as a part of a larger $24 million dollar capital campaign that was just approved by the BoT. I'm surprised Polson has posted about this yet as we know our history of actually breaking ground but I know for a fact that the turf is a done deal and that the BoT wouldn't have approved the rest without some large existing lead pipe lock commitments.

And yes...it will still be red. :mrgreen:

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But will they be able to seat 10k?


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css75 wrote:
kalm wrote:
:lol:

Aside from having some occasional fun with myopic UD and UM fans, I do like a mix of traditional powers and upstarts. I've long said the Big Sky is better when Montana is having success. They set the gold standard and other programs like MSU and Weber are upping their facilities game.

EWU is the obvious outlier having success despite the lack of institutional and fan support. The little train that could is a compelling story. The red turf has done nothing but help in regards to recruiting and branding. It was a stroke of genius and the hatred from other fanbases is well known and totally embraced. :nod:

The good news, it has to be replaced before the start of next season. The track will mostly likely be removed while it's being done as a part of a larger $24 million dollar capital campaign that was just approved by the BoT. I'm surprised Polson has posted about this yet as we know our history of actually breaking ground but I know for a fact that the turf is a done deal and that the BoT wouldn't have approved the rest without some large existing lead pipe lock commitments.

And yes...it will still be red. :mrgreen:

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But will they be able to seat 10k?


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That would be a great soccer stadium. You could let people set up picnics in the empty end zones.
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93henfan wrote:Looks like Delaware and Montana both drank coffee at halftime.
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93henfan wrote:That would be a great soccer stadium. You could let people set up picnics in the empty end zones.
Great idea! At one point there was talk of red turfing the women’s soccer field. I wonder if they’ll move to the new Roos since they play on Sundays.
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kalm wrote:the new Roos
Hah, I watched that show as a kid! So 70s!!

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That is a nice design on the stadium, and can be expanded if ever needed.


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93henfan wrote:
kalm wrote:the new Roos
Hah, I watched that show as a kid! So 70s!!

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I vaguely remember those characters. Ain’t no Puff n Stuff or Banana Splits tho... :tothehand:
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WTF EWU giving up 31 to some school called Lindenwood? :?

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BDKJMU wrote:WTF EWU giving up 31 to some school called Lindenwood? :?
Weird game. Up 31-0 and then our #1 RB shatters his leg. 30 minutes to get him off the field (he was in surgery before the game was over) and then we went flat. Committed a bunch of stupid penalties which led to 21 points.

Lindenwood looked like a decent DII but our secondary is young and did not play well. We’ll be in some shoot outs this season against better opponents.
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kalm wrote:
BDKJMU wrote:WTF EWU giving up 31 to some school called Lindenwood? :?
Weird game. Up 31-0 and then our #1 RB shatters his leg. 30 minutes to get him off the field (he was in surgery before the game was over) and then we went flat. Committed a bunch of stupid penalties which led to 21 points.

Lindenwood looked like a decent DII but our secondary is young and did not play well. We’ll be in some shoot outs this season against better opponents.
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BDKJMU wrote:
kalm wrote:
Weird game. Up 31-0 and then our #1 RB shatters his leg. 30 minutes to get him off the field (he was in surgery before the game was over) and then we went flat. Committed a bunch of stupid penalties which led to 21 points.

Lindenwood looked like a decent DII but our secondary is young and did not play well. We’ll be in some shoot outs this season against better opponents.
vs JSU the 1st one to 50 wins..
It’s looking like that. It’s a huge game for both teams.
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