A sad end came to the #1 national FCS messageboard community today. A group of over 14,000 members helped revolutionize and galvinate a disparate clan of people who came together for one reason only, to chat about the highest level of NCAA championship football.
AnyGivenSaturday.com locked its domain.
Yesterday the stat totals read:
Threads: 65,864, Posts: 1,482,456, Members: 14,114
Now nothing but silence.
Remembering how it grew from the
Updated 01-28-2010 at 08:46 PM by rwallace
Lamar has yet to play a game and they have already lost one of their coordinators. Former Sam Houston State and Tarleton State assistant [url=http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/sports/local/lu_football_assistant_leaves_for_texas_tech_job.html]Tommy Mainord left Lamar[/url] to take an assistant coaching position at Texas Tech. Mainord's dad - Tommy - was one of the assistants who retired or resigned in wake of the coaching change from Mike Leach to Tommy Tuberville. Lamar head coach Ray Woodard has
Having covered a couple of Western Illinois games in the past, I got to know Coach Don Patterson, at least a little bit. Coach Patterson definitely deserved better than he received. IMO I weighed in on a column on him last year after he began his recovery from cancer.
I agree with our old CSN friend Dave Coulson that WIU handled this situation about as poorly
Remember the Chaos Theory: when a butterfly flaps its wings in Laos, a kicker has a chip-shot field goal sail wide right to give Villanova a win against Richmond? (Or something like that.)
Well, in this case, [URL="http://www.cornellsun.com/node/40177"]according to this blog in Cornell's student paper[/URL], when a head coach in sunny Los Angeles, California decides to leave town, sometimes a head coaching in Western New York search gets an intriguing subplot:
Northwestern State assistant Shawn Quinn left the school on Jan. 12 to take a position at Georgia Southern. Quinn followed Demons head coach Bradley Dave Peveto from LSU and coached the defensive line last year. According to an article in the [URL="http://www.thetowntalk.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20101130319"]Alexandria Town Talk[/URL], Quinn has family in Georgia. Georgia Southern hired Jeff Monken this offseason to head a program that has won six Division I football championships.