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by IM42lane
Mon Dec 13, 2010 9:54 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: Things about Golfnut69
Replies: 3
Views: 864

Re: Things about Golfnut69

What the H__L do you expect from guys like us who love to play " PASTURE POOL " ! P.S. -- My wife (a tenured PhD professor at SELU) thinks that Golf and Math cause brain damage ! I consider myself an "out of the box"', "forward thinking" "push the envelope" kind of individual...however the Doctors ...
by IM42lane
Mon Dec 13, 2010 9:47 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: Academic Standards ... or Delusional Arrogance?
Replies: 12
Views: 1342

Re: Academic Standards ... or Delusional Arrogance?

EXCELLENT - send this to the Times Pic letters to the editor! ROLL WAVE (and roll Cowen & Dickson out of here now!) Yes, I take pride in Tulane academics. I attempt to be modest and not overdo my paternal pride. When the subject comes up, I invariably say: "My daughter goes to college in New Orlean...
by IM42lane
Mon Dec 13, 2010 9:41 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: When I knew
Replies: 5
Views: 904

We are fellow 1974 Alums . . .

JaxWave and I finished Tulane (& Navy ROTC) on the same day and then entered the U.S. Navy. We saw how a football program could be successful at Tulane with the right people. This was from 1970-1973 (3 winning seasons, 2 bowl trips, 1 bowl championship, and a 6-5 season which should have been 7-4 if...
by IM42lane
Fri Dec 10, 2010 7:30 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: Thanks for setting up this board.
Replies: 4
Views: 830

Thanks for setting up this board.

I would take a guess that many of us over here were run off YOGWF because we dared to "fight city hall" (i.e. the Scott Cowen & Rick Dickson athletic dept.). I hope that this turns into a good alternative for us. I do not want to really get into shouting matches over here with anyone. I just want Tu...
by IM42lane
Tue Dec 07, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: Will Toledo at least adopt an offense . . .
Replies: 4
Views: 799

Will Toledo at least adopt an offense . . .

which is more like the one we had in 1997-1998? TU can not win by running an offense which has no imagination to it at all. Tulane just does not have the personnel to pound on an opponent each game. Can he put together a defense which could possibly hold a team to below 30 points/game most of the ye...
by IM42lane
Mon Dec 06, 2010 3:27 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: Just to clarify things about me . . .
Replies: 11
Views: 1624

Just to clarify things about me . . .

I just do not want to come on here and run everyone in the TU Athletic Dept. down. There are some good people who are there, I realize that. But, the lack of leadership that Tr!cky D!ckson has shown during his time here is the main downfall. His hirings have just not come through. Cowen is just in r...
by IM42lane
Mon Dec 06, 2010 3:13 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: Former tulane coach
Replies: 5
Views: 1156

Is that how . . .

Mack Brown explained it?

He had to change many assistants, or he was going to be fired himself.

I wonder if Gary Patterson (TCU) is on the Texas radar now?
by IM42lane
Mon Dec 06, 2010 12:12 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: As was pointed out before, . . .
Replies: 3
Views: 875

As was pointed out before, . . .

For TU to be bowl eligible in 2011, this team will have to win 7 games, since a 13th game will be added to the schedule help cover the expense of traveling to Hawaii next year. Toledo is averaging 3 wins per year, and Tricky Dickson is predicting a 7 win season in 2011? Sorry, I just do not see it. ...
by IM42lane
Mon Dec 06, 2010 11:58 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: It does not have to take four or five years to . . .
Replies: 0
Views: 661

It does not have to take four or five years to . . .

turn it around for the better. If you get the right kind of coaching talent in place, that can occur faster than you think.

P.S. -- Doesn't it look like the "Buddy System" has returned to Tulane football?
by IM42lane
Mon Dec 06, 2010 11:54 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: Tulane beats ULL 63-52
Replies: 8
Views: 1290

Tulane beats ULL 63-52

I will reserve my definite views on hoops until I see how this program performs in C*USA league games.

So far, however, I do like what I see.
by IM42lane
Mon Dec 06, 2010 11:51 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: Can anybody beam Scotty (Cowen) out of here . . .
Replies: 7
Views: 1103

Can anybody beam Scotty (Cowen) out of here . . .

before he just allows football to evaporate before our eyes?
by IM42lane
Fri Dec 03, 2010 3:49 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: Well, let's see how this works out.
Replies: 28
Views: 2524

Re: Well, let's see how this works out.

TURVS71 wrote:Mr. Madere, I assume that was your letter to the editor?
YES . . .
by IM42lane
Fri Dec 03, 2010 3:47 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: Fate of Coach Toledo
Replies: 37
Views: 4893

Fate of Toledo

The decision has been made, so I guess we need to live with it and hope that Dickson did the right thing. (SHUDDER ! ! !) Consider this, however. The only two recently successful Tulane coaches are Rick Jones and Lisa Stockton . They were here before Dickson was hired. ALL Dickson hires have not got...
by IM42lane
Fri Dec 03, 2010 2:59 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: Bravo
Replies: 13
Views: 2111

Bravo, but . . .

"Jts" from "YOGWF" isn't lurking around here, is he?
by IM42lane
Fri Dec 03, 2010 2:46 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: New Site/Blog: New Wave
Replies: 9
Views: 1417

Cowen, Dickson, & Toledo . . .

need 2 GO NOW ! ! !
by IM42lane
Fri Dec 03, 2010 2:43 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: Well, let's see how this works out.
Replies: 28
Views: 2524

Well, let's see how this works out.

I M an EX-YOGWF'er. They could not take my "harsh" remarks about lack of leadership within the TU athletic dept.
by IM42lane
Fri Dec 03, 2010 2:41 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: "Excellence Fund"
Replies: 8
Views: 1514

Re: "Excellence Fund" -- Watch out for . . .

BIG Announcement # 2
by IM42lane
Fri Dec 03, 2010 2:39 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: Well, let's see how this works out.
Replies: 28
Views: 2524

Well, let's see how this works out.

ROLL WAVE!!!!