Favorite team:Alabama 
Location:Georgia
Biography:Married w/ Children, Bama graduate
Interests:College Football, History, Reading, Boardgames
Occupation:IT
Number of Posts:2440
Registered on:10/23/2013
Online Status:Not Online

Recent Posts

Message
re: George Washington, Ulysses S. Grant, Francis Scott Key.... - OldPete
[quote]Protesters just tore down another statue on the other side of the Capitol, Hans Christian Heg.[/quote] Yeah, Heg was another anti-slavery activist. According to Wikipedia: [i]He was an outspoken anti-slavery activist and a leader of Wisconsin's Wide Awakes, an anti-slave catcher militia...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: George Washington, Ulysses S. Grant, Francis Scott Key.... - OldPete
[quote]Where does this shite end?! As a History PhD I don’t even know what to do at this point.... So anyone who ever owned a slave, in a time period where it was a social norm, statue is coming down? Regardless of anything else?[/quote] It goes beyond that, dude. They get a pass on some stat...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Favorite national championship game won under Saban? **Now w/ video highlights. - OldPete
2015. Back and forth game, so many memorable plays: Onside kick, Drake’s kickoff return, three long passes to OJ, long run by Henry, long pass to Ardarius, sack by Evans, the pick by Jackson, and the scramble by Coker to setup the last TD. But my favorite was the onside kick; that was the first tim...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Name the last QB your school had that won a natty and a NFL playoff game as a starter - OldPete
While Stabler played a decent amount in '65, Steve Sloan was the starting QB at Alabama that year... [quote]I am finding out how rare this combination is. Never knew.[/quote] Even more rare are QBs that won both a national title and a Super Bowl as a starter. There's Namath and Montana...and ...
Posted on SEC Rant
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Is Saban 1-3 against Heisman winning quarterbacks the season they won the Heisman? - OldPete
[quote]Hell yeah, Bo Nix shredded that secondary with that 15/30, 173 yards, and one touchdown. [/quote] But Nix got help from two touchdown passes to Auburn from Bama's backup QB...if you add that in, then QBs involved in Auburn's scoring were 17/32 for 300+ yards and three TDs combined......
Posted on SEC Rant
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Diamond Princess Final numbers:3711 passengers,712 positive ,7 deaths - OldPete
[quote]Virus is just another example of just how stupid the average American is and no one understands percentages. 0.5% mortality is 50x more deaths than the flu[/quote] I'm no math major but 0.5% compared to 0.1% is 5x more deaths than the flu, not 50. Still much worse, but it might be lower th...
Posted on Political Talk
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Insanity... - OldPete
[quote]There's also the issue of COVID19 being far more lethal than swine flu. [/quote] It may be far more lethal...but we don't actually know the mortality rate of the coronavirus yet because we don't know how many actual cases there are. There was a man interviewed on our local news station that...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Inside the process that led Scott Cochran to leave Alabama for UGA - Mark Zenitz, AL.com - OldPete
[quote]Where it isn't is that it severely understates how toxic the environment became after he got a taste of the idea of being on field with the Ole Miss situation, and Saban shot it down.[/quote] That's one thing, from both this BOL post and the al.com article, I don't understand; how exactly di...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Football Recruiting & Roster ~ Who will be next to commit? - OldPete
[quote]San Antonio.[/quote] Lackland or Randolph? Or is it joint at one of the Army posts?...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Scott Cochran is leaving for Georgia to become special teams coach.Yes, that Scott Cochran - OldPete
[quote]Agreed. The days of holding good teams to 10 points and 200 yards of offense are over. That said, I refuse to believe what we've seen on the field the last 2 years is the best we can hope for in this era of football. [/quote] Agree but it's not just the last 2 years: 2019: Gave up 2 40+ g...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Scott Cochran is leaving for Georgia to become special teams coach.Yes, that Scott Cochran - OldPete
[quote]The biggest risk, IMHO, is the trust Saban had in him when coaches couldn't be around.[/quote] I agree...and had we given him an on-field position, we'd still lose that since he wouldn't be allowed to be around then since he'd be a coach. Kind of a catch-22... It hurts us two-fold: 1) ...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Charlie Strong was in Tuscaloosa Thursday - OldPete
[quote]So what your saying is, whoever was walking the ball down the field on us in the first half, continued to walk the ball down the field on us in the 4th quarter.[/quote] So do you think this never happened to our defenses prior to Golding's arrival? Pruitt and Smart were not immune to that ei...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Charlie Strong was in Tuscaloosa Thursday - OldPete
[quote]When did we have to wait to halftime to make adjustments when kirby or Pruitt was coaching our defenses?[/quote] For Pruitt, our last two games against UGA definitely stand out; we pretty much shut down UGA's offense in the second half of both those games, especially compared to how they wer...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: CFB Coaching Carousel - OldPete
[quote]Not gonna lie - I don't feel good about Sark interviewing there.[/quote] Yeah, when I saw his name on a list of potential hires, I didn't have a warm fuzzy. I was hoping CU would hire Eric Bieniemy as I'd heard he was their first choice...but he may be in line for a HC job in the NFL in the...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Charlie Strong was in Tuscaloosa Thursday - OldPete
[quote]Seems to me like somebody was making adjustments at halftime. If that was golding dont you think we would've seen those adjustments prior to halftime? Why was it that we had to wait until halftime to get them ironed out and actually start playing good defense? I think saban said after the Mic...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Charlie Strong was in Tuscaloosa Thursday - OldPete
[quote]And I'll state again, I love that Strong is being brought on as an analyst. I am just trying to understand the hard stance you guys are taking on this.[/quote] The Golding haters will never be satisfied till he is fired or gone by other means. What he does this year with the defense won't...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: UA vs UGA - OldPete
[quote]Smart has got himself a new spread QB with a lot of experience and promising to run spread concepts[/quote] Newman may turn out to be a good QB...but that's not a given. Against any defense with a pulse last year, he was bad to mediocre, at best. And when he got knocked out of the Syracuse...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Incredible Stats re: % of Production from Freshmen on Defense in 2019 vs prior defenses - OldPete
[quote]I wonder if the 2016 defense has more TFL than 2011 is because 2011 generated more stops?[/quote] Maybe so...but our 2016 D played much better offenses than our 2011 D......
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Football Recruiting & Roster ~ Who will be next to commit? - OldPete
[quote]That was a great DB group with Shade, TP Johnson, Langham, and Teague[/quote] [quote]Don’t you dare forget Chris Donnelly[/quote] Willie Gaston was on that team as well...he made 1st team all-SEC in '94. Lot of talent in the secondary on that '92 team...hell, lot of talent throughout the...
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)