I hope you guys are as outraged as I over yesterday's presser in Tallahassee. Of course I really don't expect Sandra to be since she too is just one of the FSU homers and Criminole fans.
Let's examine what the State Attorney, who is also a FSU grad said. His lead on the case was Georgia Cappelman, also an FSU grad and daughter or former FSU QB Bill Cappleman. Starting to see a trend here?
OK, sex happened. However the State Attorney didn't feel like he could get a conviction for rape. REALLY? It's Tallahassee, the charged is a star FSU QB who is a leading Heisman candidate and leading his team to the National Championship game. Couldn't get a conviction? So that's a good reason to not allow the victim to at least face her rapist in a courtroom?
OK, let's accept for a second that is was consensual and turn to the victim and her day last December. Earlier, don't know exactly when, she had sex with her boyfriend. That night she goes out, meets Jameis and has sex with him. Doesn't know who he is and he doesn't know her. But they have sex in front of two of his friends.
Afterward she starts thinking. OK, pretty good day so far, what do I do next?. Pretty late, maybe I just go to bed. Nah, not tired, what about Waffle House?. Nah, not really very hungry. Oh, I know. I think I will call the police and say that guy I had sex with and hour or so raped me. Maybe I will meet a cute policeman. And I know from watching TV they will take me to a hospital where maybe some cute intern or resident will poke around in my vagina some more to do a rape kit. That should be fun! Then I will stay up the rest of the night writing out my statement. Boy, that sounds like a lot of fun, yep, that's what I'm going to do.
And as for the "witnesses". Let's see, two friend of Jameis and two football players. Now if they say Jameis did rape her, what are the consequences? All the players on the team will be pissed at them for being rats, they probably won't go to the NC game and if they don't go, damn sure they won't get NC rings to show off for years to come. The only less credible witnesses would have been his mother and father.
Heisman candidate? I think not. He is a rapist, period regardless of no charges filed. And for sure he has lack of character. The dude has/had a girl friend. What's he doing out poking another girl? Maybe it was that time of month for his girlfriend.
Please! I want to hear outrage.
Season's Greetings and Merry Christmas guys!
Thanks for the job you do on 680. Your show provides a nice alternative for morning drive.
I always enjoy the periodic attempt by Perry to toss out a polysyllabic word in the vain attempt to assert a perceived sense of higher intellectual self worth.
Today's "word of the day" (anachronistic) was surprisingly used in proper context during your discussion of how his new fedora and predilection (perhaps a future word of the day?) for sartorial splendor resulted in Perry being perceived as chronologically misplaced.
Perhaps even more surprisingly the "word of the day" was actually a word (see below).
However if the desire is to BE intellectual you probably want to not only know the correct definition, but also the proper pronunciation so that you SOUND intellectual.
Anachronistic is not pronounced "ANNA-cro-nis-tic". The first vowel is a schwa and the correct pronunciation is "uh-KNACK-cro-nis-tic".
anachronistic - chronologically misplaced; "English public schools are anachronistic"
Nitpicking? Perhaps. But if you feel compelled to include "big" words in your on-air syntax it's probably not asking too much that you know the proper pronunciation.
FSU has only beaten a now ranked 13 Clemson and gets a free pass in their conference championship. Why aren't they compared to a 1 loss SEC team?
The new one liner coming out of Alabama is "Hey Nick you got a second?"
hey rude sometimes your timing can get you in hot water. not cool about Matt Ryan and the team as a comedy show.
Just a quick note to say how freaking tired I am of hearing about the Steelers EVERY morning on your show. I know the Falcons are having a bad year, but does anyone withing listening distance, other that Perry, really give a rat's ass about something the coach of a mediocre team 700 or so miles from here has done.
Keep it up and I will find a way to change my morning listening habits.
I had this image of Jameis Winston sitting at a table with a Raiford baseball cap and a Leon County Correctional Facility cap and he starts to put one on his head, but then I realized that the Attorney General in Florida is an elected position, and realized I was kidding myself.
Perry is once again showing the sheen of ersatz intelligence that is the camouflage of the blowhard conservative (see, Paul Ryan). Anachronically means out of chronological order. Perry wants to say he dresses anachronistically. That would still be less than stellar grammar. He should say he prefers anachronistic fashion. A less pretentious phrasing might be: As with my politics, I prefer my clothing fashion outdated.
Perry's argument is weak. He needs to remember the bcs owes Auburn/SEC one after 2004.
Perry sounds like the classic one upper. If he knew about Sark, he should've and would've teased it well, like most "in the know" sports heads. He didn't know anything. To say it would make USC look bad is an insult to USC.. if they didn't land someone who he speculated and didn't even tease or announce, is garbage. He didn't know jack. USC Atlanta Alums don't need or want support from PL.
This morning, I was listening to your discussion of the upcoming 4 team playoff and it's shortcomings as well as the obvious shortcomings of the current BCS system.
Last year, I devised my own solution to the college football playoff problem and here's what I came up with...
In short, conferences that have had at least 1 team in the top 8 for each of the past two years are "qualified" and are guaranteed a high seed in the tournament for their champion. To lose that privilege, you have to have no teams in the top 8 for 2 years in a row.
Christopher I don't understand what everyone says the system is flawed review the winners of the national championship for the last 8 to 10 years tell me that the team that wasn't the best in the country wasn't the national champion the system works
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Fyi- Auburn's Non Conference Schedule includes Washington State which is a Bowl Eligible Pac 12 Team(considered almost on par with the SEC). Arkansas State which is also a Division 1 Bowl Eligible team... That leaves FAU which is also a Division 1 school from Conference USA which by the way is also a Bowl Eligible team.. OK- I'll give you Western Carolina.
So they play an SEC West Schedule(plus UGA & UT in knoxville) plus Missouri in the SEC Championship game..
Re: Florida State
They are the only team in America to have beaten 2 top-10 undefeated teams this year, and quite convincingly too.
Good Morning Rude Awakening,
I would like to get your feedback on the following NCAA playoff Format I have put together. I request that you take ten minutes to review the materials and provide me with an honest assessment.
Here is the format and structure for the NCAA Football playoff system.
The 12 Conferences will be split into two divisions.
North American Division (NAD) South American Division(SAD)
(1) ACC (1) Big 10
(2) Big 12 (2) PAC 10
(3) Mountain West (3) Conference USA
(4) Independents (4) Sun Belt
(5) Mid American (5) WAC
(6) Big East. (6) SEC
The top 7 schools from each division will be eligible for the playoffs. The school with the overall best record in the division will receive a first round bye. Thus resulting in 6 schools competing in 3 Bowl games in the first round from the NAD and 6 schools competing in 3 Bowl games from the SAD. The brackets will be structured in a playoff format, where the #1 seed takes on the lowest seed.The seeding can either be based on strongest to weakest Conference or arranged in a manner that satisfies Bowl requirements. During the first round of Bowl games we can fulfill all of the Bowl obligations. So for example whoever wins the Big 10 conference and Pac 10 conference will play in the Rose Bowl. Whoever wins the ACC conference will play in the Orange Bowl and the winner of the Big 12 conference will play in the Fiesta Bowl. It is during the first round where you satisfy all your Bowl game obligations, thus allowing you to proceed with the rest of the playoffs. Or you can simply scrap the current Bowl obligations and allow Corporate America to bid for the naming rights for the First round Bowl games, thus leaving the core 6 Bowls (Cotton, Fiesta, Rose, Orange, Sugar, Gator) to be the remaining 6 games of the playoff system otherwise known as the second and third round.
Three teams will win and advance to the next round. In this round (2nd Round) you would have the 3 winning teams from the previous (1st Round)and the team with the automatic bye competing in two Bowl Games in each division. Now that you have satisfied all the Bowl game obligations now you can auction off the second round of Bowl games to corporate America to the highest bidder. (This is where big money comes into play) Where as schools were receiving 17.5 millions dollars to participate in a major Bowl game that number will double because there are only four games going on and it is in the heart of the playoff season. So the media coverage will far exceed the coverage of 34 Bowl games. Would you rather have 34 Brut Sun Bowl games or 13 Rose Bowls? What I have done is made the schools and the conferences stronger by concentrating them. By consolidating, this will increase your viewing audience which will allow us to generate more revenue from mthe major television networks. Instead of being spread throughout the market generating little interest. Prompting major advertiser, fans, television networks and media outlets to wait for the big or important Bowl games. Now all of them are equally important and will demand coverage, because they are all connected. With this format you also allow for a "Cinderella team" to compete with the larger programs. Thus creating more fan fare because people would want to see how far "Cinderella" can go. We also captivate of the entire country which is crucial, because this allows you to be in every market. So 1st round 3 Bowl games each Division (NAD & SAD), 2nd round 2 Bowl games each Division, 3rd round one Bowl game each Divisionand then you have the Championship game.
Sold out venues/Travel concerns
There is no need to worry about selling out the venue because these games will result in a home game for the school with the higher seed. Can you imagine a playoff game down in the Swamp? Or in the Big House? This will eliminate the issues of a smaller school that do not travel well. You can rest assure if you have a playoff game in Athens, GA or Happy Valley it will be sold out and the city will be buzzing! That is why I split the 12 conferences into two Divisionwith six teams. This would allow you to match power conferences as well has a mixture of small conferences. So that a big time school always advances and their alumni are ready to travel with them. If two small market schools win who cares this is essentially the Elite 8 of college football and then you are down to the final four (Third round) of college football. At this point it doesn't matter who is in it. Either people will be routing for the underdog or they will be routing for the favorite. Either way we and the conferences win! This is how you create more revenue for the schools and the local communities around the school. By holding a playoff game on their campus! The schools and conferences will generate revenue from the sell of Bowl games sponsors, television rights, long-term revenues in licensing, endorsement money, TV contracts, and season-ticket sales.
Length of Season
The season will be a 10 game season with a 4 game playoff. (The 4th being the championship) Thus bringing the total to 14 games played for some teams during the season. Schools already play between 12 and 13 games so extending the season one more game won't make that much a difference nor would it interfere with school. The season will start the first Saturday of September and conclude the fourth Saturday of November. (Allowing for bye weeks) The playoffs would begin on the first Saturday of December. The first three rounds will take place during the first three Saturdays in December concluding right before the Christmas holiday and the College Bowl will take place on New Years Day! Currently the way it stands now there is a 4 week lag in between the SEC championship and the National Championship. It is during this period you can have your playoff system.
The only game that will be played on a neutral site will be the College Bowl (Championship Game). That game will be treated like the Super Bowl and we will take bids from cities around the country. The College Bowl will be seen on the same level as the Super Bowl and should be treated as such. The College Bowl will be a tremendous boost for the economy of the city that embraces it, because of this type of revenue being generated the College Bowl will put itself in a position of receiving bids from prospective host cities upward of five million dollars thus generating more revenue for us the Conferences and schools involved.
I look forward to your response and discussing this with you all in further detail. Please feel free to reach out to me directly if you have any questions or concerns.
Tell perry that nothing makes his alma mater look worse than hiring another liar on the heels of kiffin. Not getting their guy pales in comparison
Perry is annoying go auburn
Can You Imagine the Ohio State Defense Trying to Stop Alabama or Auburn - Please.
Okay everybody is so thankful we have a playoff next year. Okay who are your four teams?
FSU, OSU, Auburn and...... uh, er ah Bama? Missouri? Ok St?, MSU? Baylor??? Even a playoff will never eliminate the argument over who the last team in should be.