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    Re: Furman @ Samford. Socon game of the week

    If they give it to Hodges that's basically saying they don't watch the games

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    Re: Furman @ Samford. Socon game of the week

    Furman going for their 8th straight win for the first time since 1989

    (In 1989 the defending national champion Paladins opened the season with a loss to Clemson, then reeled off 12 straight wins before losing a heart-breaker in the snow at Paladin Stadium to SF Austin in the playoff semifinals)

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    Re: Furman @ Samford. Socon game of the week

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    Furman going for their 8th straight win for the first time since 1989

    (In 1989 the defending national champion Paladins opened the season with a loss to Clemson, then reeled off 12 straight wins before losing a heart-breaker in the snow at Paladin Stadium to SF Austin in the playoff semifinals)
    Six Samford players were out in one game including McKnight and two OL. 3 O. 3 D I need to find that list. Are all back? Samford help ?

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    Re: Furman @ Samford. Socon game of the week

    McKnight played last week I think

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    Re: Furman @ Samford. Socon game of the week

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    Six Samford players were out in one game including McKnight and two OL. 3 O. 3 D I need to find that list. Are all back? Samford help ?
    Our last game vs ETSU we had 3 new starting O-Linemen. The center, RG, and RT. Our best WR, McKnight, has a shoulder injury. He played, caught one pass, and came out to be treated. Shaheed Salmon, our leading tackler who has been injured, played, but went out and was treated and I don't think he returned. I know nothing official, but what difference does it make? I gather from what is being said here that we don't have a snowball's chance anyhow. Furman has a better resume' even if they lose, and Blazejowski(who is a great QB and person IMO) is so much better than Hodges, that we are doomed. Hey, maybe Herink of ETSU should be #2 - didn't he have over 400 yards of passing vs Furman?
    Also, Furman has the SoCon tradition, NC, and is obviously the best choice to represent the SoCon in the Playoffs. There is even a threat of rain in Homewood for Saturday. I wonder if Samford should just do the right thing and forfeit this mismatch?

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    Re: Furman @ Samford. Socon game of the week

    Quote Originally Posted by SU DOG View Post
    Our last game vs ETSU we had 3 new starting O-Linemen. The center, RG, and RT. Our best WR, McKnight, has a shoulder injury. He played, caught one pass, and came out to be treated. Shaheed Salmon, our leading tackler who has been injured, played, but went out and was treated and I don't think he returned. I know nothing official, but what difference does it make? I gather from what is being said here that we don't have a snowball's chance anyhow. Furman has a better resume' even if they lose, and Blazejowski(who is a great QB and person IMO) is so much better than Hodges, that we are doomed. Hey, maybe Herink of ETSU should be #2 - didn't he have over 400 yards of passing vs Furman?
    Also, Furman has the SoCon tradition, NC, and is obviously the best choice to represent the SoCon in the Playoffs. There is even a threat of rain in Homewood for Saturday. I wonder if Samford should just do the right thing and forfeit this mismatch?
    Meh, no one buys the "Samford doesn't have a chance" line.

    Furman's a good team. Samford's a good team.
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    Re: Furman @ Samford. Socon game of the week

    Quote Originally Posted by SU DOG View Post
    I wonder if Samford should just do the right thing and forfeit this mismatch?
    Yes (sarcastically)
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    Re: Furman @ Samford. Socon game of the week

    If I'm playing Samford I'm feeling more nervous if I'm favored than if I'm the underdog

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    Re: Furman @ Samford. Socon game of the week

    will be tuning into espn3 for this one for sure, gonna flip back and forth with our game

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