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Old 08-29-2014, 01:14 PM   #1
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Default Acock's Wrap Up: TAMU

So normally my wrap up consists of me grading out the various positions, coaching, and intangibles and then giving a brief wrap up of what it all means. I think we’re all pretty aware of the grade level we brought to the season opener, so I thought I’d do something a little different. As a way of remembering things for my wrap up, I keep an in-game diary going using the notes feature on my phone.

For this wrap-up then, I present my unedited diary entries for your consideration:

4:30pm
Bluff Road, outside the stadium
I can’t believe how fast traffic moved. I might start coming in that way all the time from now on. Holy crap that Spurrier banner is huge. Band’s playing, Farmer’s Market looks amazing. Game day atmosphere is pumped. Ray Charles just came on Pandora.

5:15pm
Outside stadium
I had an extra single ticket for the game due to a last minute cancellation. Two guys outside the stadium were looking, but didn’t want to pay more than $20. Screw both of you.

5:30pm
Upper West
I stand by the seat cushion rental waiting for the guy to come back. An A&M woman and her husband come up and try to rent one from me. I resist the temptation. She has a denim skirt that reaches the floor. We joke about how they’re free since no one’s here. I tell her that it’s a good thing for them both our fanbases are so honest. They decide to leave and come back later. After they leave I grab a chair and scoot.

5:45pm
In seats
Fireworks went off at the wrong time during the Star Spangled Banner. Hope that’s not an omen.

Kickoff
They get the ball first. Good. That means we get the ball first in the second half. Oh, hi kickoff coverage team, still allowing huge runbacks I see.

1st quarter: 14:30
Our defense looks unsettled. We need to bring some pressure on this kid. Crowd’s OK, but not as loud as I’d like. Stupid 6pm kickoff.

1st quarter: 11:30 TAMU 7 USC 0
Well that sucked. No pressure at all up front and the secondary looked tentative. We’ll adjust.

1st quarter: 11:27
All right, our turn! Where the hell is Mike Davis?

1st quarter: 11:00
Dylan needs to settle down, pushing too much. Brandon ran to the wrong gap.

1st quarter: 9:40
Nice punt Tyler!

1st quarter: 7:33
They are methodically ramming the ball down our throats. Our d-line is getting no push at all.

1st quarter: 4:43 TAMU 10 USC 0
They’re ball controlling us. I look over at my wife, I don’t like the look I get back.

1st quarter: 5:00
Hey! There’s Mike Davis!

1st quarter: 3:40 TAMU 10 USC 7
Nick Jones just outran their entire defense. There’s hope for us yet!

1st quarter: 1:54
Finally! A stop! Now we can get the ball back, take the lead and set things right.

END OF THE 1ST QUARTER

2nd quarter: 14:00
That was poor execution. Why aren’t we running on these guys? Where was that offensive line we were promised?

2nd quarter: 13:15
They’re moving the ball at will. We’re taking poor angles to the ball, no one is flying to the ball at all once contact is made. Our defensive line is getting mauled.

2nd quarter: 12:00 TAMU 17 USC 7
Judas Priest. People near me are starting to get restless.

2nd quarter: 10:00 TAMU 17 USC 14
Our offensive game plan seems to be, “go deep.” It's working for the most part. Mike Davis is missing again.

2nd quarter: 7:20 TAMU 24 USC 14
Oh good, a shootout. Just what we wanted.

2nd quarter: 3:35
We’re our own worse enemy. Dylan is throwing a little high, and our line is getting zero push. Pretty sure I saw Davis in for a play or two. We’re getting the TE’s more involved, but we have to find some way of getting Roland involved.

2nd quarter: 1:20 TAMU 31 USC 14
We just let them go 80 yards in 2 minutes. There is no fight in this team. We’re getting zero pressure on Hill. We’re not even making him work for it. Glanced over at the wife. Not a happy place.

WE TRY A 54 YARD FG BECAUSE FOOTBALL IS HARD

Sweet, merciful halftime.

3rd quarter: 14:30
We get the ball first and drive right down the field. What are you, high, of course we don’t! We throw three straight incompletions and punt because A&Ms defense is that good, just kidding we suck.


3rd quarter: 11:10 TAMU 38 USC 14
On third and 13 we let a guy run the ball for 23 yards. Let that sink in.

I begin to suspect we won’t come back.

3rd quarter: 7:40 TAMU 38 USC 21
Oh hey, we scored again. Mike Davis is still missing.

3rd quarter: 5:10 TAMU 45 USC 21
We onside kick and miss. Not a bad strategy since it keeps them from getting an extra 40 yards of stats. Clowney has his hands on his hips and is gasping for air.

3rd quarter: 2’ish TAMU 45 USC 28
Nick Jones makes an amazing catch. Thank you Nick Jones. Thank you.

3rd quarter: 2’ish
Next little bit is a blur. I started watching the bats swoop down after moths. Nature is amazing. I regret my decision to stay sober. Hey! They punted! I’ve watched the Yell Leaders for a bit now, and I gotta say, that if I were an A&M fan publically I’d say what a great tradition it is, but deep down I’d have to admit to myself that it’s a little gay.

4th quarter: 12:20 TAMU 52 USC 28
Well that was fun. At some point Kenny Hill’s arm has to tire.

4th quarter: later
Mike Davis must have ebola. I look over at my wife, I can tell from her face that the best I can hope for is pleasant small talk for a week.

4th quarter: later
They drive it down to our 3. For funsees.

Well. Now.

Yes, I expected a tough game, but I also expected a win. I’m sure that everyone’s in full melt-down mode about now, so I’m not going to pile on other than to say, our defensive problems are real, and if we don’t fix them we’re looking at a 7 to 8 win season, maximum.

Hats off to TAMU. They were ready to play, and their offensive line was as good as advertised. Shame we couldn’t give them more of a test.
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Old 08-29-2014, 01:23 PM   #2
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Nice write up..I laughed, I cried...
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Old 08-29-2014, 01:29 PM   #3
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In Spurrier's defense, I think Mike Davis reinjured his ribs. That's why he was absent most of the game. It's also hard to be a running team and control the clock when you give your offense the ball and they're already behind. It's especially hard when you're trying to come back from 2 scores down.
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Old 08-29-2014, 01:40 PM   #4
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Darn it I just gave points for another post of yours so consider this a promise of more points to you, kinda like the promise that the defense would be so much better than expected...really!
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Old 08-29-2014, 01:42 PM   #5
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Plus the truth comes out - it was the fireworks' fault
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Old 08-29-2014, 02:11 PM   #6
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That was entertaining...would be fun to do this, take notes of how you are feeling during a game so you can go back and remember exactly what you were thinking.

I like the concept.
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Old 08-29-2014, 02:40 PM   #7
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The part about watching bats eat moths made me lol. I was mad last night about the D but more so shocked I guess that we looked so confused and slow.
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Old 08-29-2014, 02:44 PM   #8
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where was Roland?

btw, these are always good for a laugh (or cry)
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Old 08-29-2014, 03:15 PM   #9
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In Spurrier's defense, I think Mike Davis reinjured his ribs. That's why he was absent most of the game. It's also hard to be a running team and control the clock when you give your offense the ball and they're already behind. It's especially hard when you're trying to come back from 2 scores down.
he can't stay health, if he think he can make it in the nfl like that he better wake up.
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Old 08-29-2014, 04:09 PM   #10
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at "I’ve watched the Yell Leaders for a bit now, and I gotta say, that if I were an A&M fan publically I’d say what a great tradition it is, but deep down I’d have to admit to myself that it’s a little gay."


Entertaining post, nice job AN!
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Old 08-29-2014, 04:29 PM   #11
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I enjoyed that more than I thought I would.
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Old 08-29-2014, 04:36 PM   #12
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I have been waiting for this thread.

I didn't think that this would be my response, but here it is:

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Old 08-29-2014, 05:01 PM   #13
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I think that report pretty much summed up how everyone else was feeiling too.
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Old 08-29-2014, 07:26 PM   #14
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In Spurrier's defense, I think Mike Davis reinjured his ribs. That's why he was absent most of the game. It's also hard to be a running team and control the clock when you give your offense the ball and they're already behind. It's especially hard when you're trying to come back from 2 scores down.

You really can't expect our fanbase to bother to listen to a post game show where Spurrier addressed the ribs...No..that's too simple for our fans..
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at "I’ve watched the Yell Leaders for a bit now, and I gotta say, that if I were an A&M fan publically I’d say what a great tradition it is, but deep down I’d have to admit to myself that it’s a little gay."


Entertaining post, nice job AN!

They sounded like a bunch of retarded bulls that had just been castrated...Duh-huhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh Is a cheer? It's the danged drone of a mosquito, Aggies! It's even funnier, when they can't hold the "Duh-huhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, but so long and have to take a breath to continue!

That brought back memories from over 45 years ago with one of my Army roommates who was an Aggie..They were poured from the same mold!
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Here's your wrap up:

1. They are more talented. Skill players on top of skill players eager to show what they have. Our top skill player has a bruise and chose to sit out. The other had 2 yards.

2. Our guys bought into the offseason talking hype. Thought they could walk out and get the win easy.

3. Sumlin and their OC can coach and that scheme is the future of college football. If you aren't running a similar version up tempo style, then college football is passing you bye.
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Thanks so much for this! It's the first time that I have laughed or smiled since 2001 was played yesterday afternoon.
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Thanks Acock, that was fun to read.
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So did you steal the chair rental? Or did the guy come back and you rented one?
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Thanks so much Acock.....most enjoyable 2 minutes I've had since the 2nd quarter last night.
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