Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by njumass08 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:04 pm

Great win!! Needed that. We all needed that. Love it.
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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by LS71 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:10 pm

Happy to see the guys get a win. 8)

I had company so I wasn’t able to watch much of the game. I hate to admit it, but I was afraid that I might tune in late and find that they were losing 56-55 or something.

Sucked that feed froze on NESN/NESN+, but lucky for me that Eleven is channel 623 on DirecTV...no freeze there.
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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by UMass02 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:14 pm

stevemaz wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:53 am
55-24 Umass in a beat down.
Wow. Pretty close. Using your crystal ball, maybe UMass IS going to the Big Ten. :D

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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by baseline47 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:19 pm

Great day to watch a UMass football game at McGuirk Stadium. Weather was perfect - mostly sunny and in the 70's. Exciting game if you like scoring. There were some fantastic pass plays initiated by both Comis and Ford (Hey, we've got TWO quarterbacks!). Our receivers made some fantastic catches. Plus, there were some nifty runs by Ally and Young. And, the defense made some adjustments at halftime to stop Georgia Southern's offense.

OK, Georgia Southern isn't Michigan, but scoring 55 points was entertaining to watch.

Feel badly for those of you who couldn't make it out to McGuirk today. Friendly Homecoming crowd. And, the UMass Band (which IS better than Michigan's or anyone elses band) is worth the price of admission.
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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by stevemaz » Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:54 am

UMass02 wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:14 pm
stevemaz wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:53 am
55-24 Umass in a beat down.
Wow. Pretty close. Using your crystal ball, maybe UMass IS going to the Big Ten. :D
Yea, finally got one right. Umass was really a .500ish team talent wise and Ga Southern is outright pathetic so not that hard to see how this would turn out.

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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by Old Cage » Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:13 am

baseline47 wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:19 pm
And, the UMass Band (which IS better than Michigan's or anyone elses band) is worth the price of admission.
GS fan this morning answering as to whether the UMass Band in pads could beat GS: "I would take the UMass band with the spread. GS def wouldn’t cover."

What a perfect day in The Valley - from the foliage on 202 in the morning to a Randall West sighting under center.

Props to the head official, who kept it from getting ugly when there was a rash of majors, including one on the GS head coach.
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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by Jack » Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:40 am

Great win !!! Picturesque Autumn Day on Campus. Very happy for our guys that to get that win !! Looking forward to seeing them carry this momentum into the second half of the season !!! Hopefully this will shut up the nattering nabobs of negativity for at least a week.... :D GO UMASS !!!!!

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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by baseline47 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:51 am

MajBugman wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:43 pm
A team can decline an offsetting penalty? I either learned something or the Ref just make some shit up.
Was at the game. Not a clue of how this happened. Any explanation out there?
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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by photoman » Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:01 am

baseline47 wrote:
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:51 am
MajBugman wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:43 pm
A team can decline an offsetting penalty? I either learned something or the Ref just make some shit up.
Was at the game. Not a clue of how this happened. Any explanation out there?
Many still believe the "tuck rule" was made up!

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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by Floyd » Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:23 am

Great to see the team come out on top. Kids deserve the win for not giving up after a tough start to the season. Look forward to a few more
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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by minutefanjsf » Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:48 am

photoman wrote:
Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:01 am
baseline47 wrote:
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:51 am
MajBugman wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:43 pm
A team can decline an offsetting penalty? I either learned something or the Ref just make some shit up.
Was at the game. Not a clue of how this happened. Any explanation out there?
Many still believe the "tuck rule" was made up!
I wonder if Whip changed his mind to decline what would’ve happened.....ref would definitely have been confused. I also think they spotted the ball wrong on a penalty and gave GSU 20 yards instead of 15 on one.

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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by Jack » Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:51 am

TheInsider wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:48 pm
Only Whip would start Comis against a team that can't stop the pass.

Ross Comis: 12/16 3 TDs 193 Yds ... LOL.

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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by 69MG » Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:12 pm

You can rewatch pretty much the whole game in 2 videos on the football page of the Athletics website.

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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by stevemaz » Sun Oct 22, 2017 1:00 pm

photoman wrote:
Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:01 am
baseline47 wrote:
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:51 am
MajBugman wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:43 pm
A team can decline an offsetting penalty? I either learned something or the Ref just make some shit up.
Was at the game. Not a clue of how this happened. Any explanation out there?
Many still believe the "tuck rule" was made up!
Actually the tuck rule had come into play earlier that year in a pats vs jets game when Vinny Testaverde did exactly the same thing Brady did. I knew the fumble was going to be overturned via this dopey rule. Simarly, that was indeed a fumble out of bounds this past sunday vs the jets.

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Re: Game 7: Homecoming Georgia Southern

Post by baseline47 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:14 pm

^ Didn't a Georgia Southern back fumble the ball forward and out of bounds, picking up a first down? Thought you couldn't do that.
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