Jump to content


  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

Everything posted by lshorn79

  1. Their "cramping" issues seemed to be only among their defensive players. Those guys weren't given enough water. There's video of Chaisson stealing water from our bench before the game!
  2. It looks like the dumbasses from Louisiana didn't know how to turn the AC on.
  3. Both QBs threw for more than 400 yards. Neither team could claim to be the DBU after this game.
  4. Rod Babers said on the radio that Jordan Whittington was having groin issues. i wish Tre Watson would've had another year of eligibility.
  5. There was speculation on the Austin sports talk shows, yesterday, that the player tweets were for Evans and not McCoy or maybe it was for both.
  6. He was tough to block & tougher to tackle.
  7. It was a long time ago, but I remember that, as a freshman, Earl blocked an aggy punt from the nose tackle position.
  8. I remember Gil Brandt saying Earl could have gone directly from Tyler John Tyler to the pros.
  9. University of Oklahoma gave false data to U.S. News college rankings for 20 years https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/23/us/university-oklahoma-best-colleges-ranking/index.html The company that makes the annual Best Colleges rankings said that the University of Oklahoma gave "inflated" data on its alumni giving rates for two decades. U.S. News & World Report, which produces the coveted Best Colleges rankings, said Oklahoma would be listed as unranked in its 2019 edition because of the false data, which stretched back to 1999. For the 2019 Best Colleges rankings, the university originally said its two-year alumni giving rate was 14% but later informed U.S. News that the correct number is 9.7%, the magazine said. The false data affected Oklahoma's placement in the national universities, best value schools, top public schools, best colleges for veterans and A-plus schools for B students rankings and lists, U.S. News said. The rankings are based largely on data provided by the universities, such as graduation rates, class sizes and standardized test scores of students. Alumni giving rates make up 5% of the rankings formula because "giving measures student satisfaction and post-graduate engagement," U.S. News writes in its methodology. Last year, the University of Oklahoma was ranked 97th in the Best Colleges survey, and the school touted that placement as the first time it had been ranked among the top 100 universities and colleges. "This recognition marks a truly historic moment for the university," then-President David Boren said at the time. In a statement, OU said that it discovered the "misreporting of donations" in 2018 and provided the updated information to U.S. News immediately afterward. "We appreciate the work of U.S. News and World Report and continue to have pride in the top rankings of several of our programs including our Masters of Business Administration, online bachelor's and graduate programs, specifically in Criminal Justice, Nursing and programs for veterans," said Joseph Harroz Jr., the interim OU President. "Rest assured, our University has learned from this occurrence and is working toward the goal of achieving future rankings for 2020 and beyond that reflect OU's excellence and academic success." Oklahoma is not alone in this type of data issue. Last year, U.S. News said that the Fox School of Business at Temple University had "significantly overstated" the number of new entrants to the 2016-2017 class who submitted GMAT scores, which resulted in it receiving a higher ranking. The Best Colleges rankings have long been criticized by higher education experts. Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, former president of George Washington University, has called them a "racket" and said schools feel pressure to game the rankings. "Just as athletes use steroids and gambling happens at Rick's, colleges and universities succumb to their own set of pressures, including the desire to be on top in the rankings," he wrote in a 2012 opinion piece for CNN. The announcement of the false data comes amid a rocky transition for the University of Oklahoma's leadership. Boren, who had led the school since 1994, retired last year amid an investigation into sexual harassment claims, CNN affiliate KOCO reported. His replacement, James Gallogly, retired May 12, and the university named Harroz, dean of its College of Law, as interim president last week. Lauren Brookey, the school's vice president of marketing and communications, said the university has retained the law firm Jones Day to conduct an independent investigation into the Boren allegations.
  10. We go from that fiasco in Waco to handing Iowa State their worst loss of the year.
  11. With 16:10 left in the game, the Horns have a 19 point lead on Iowa State.
  12. I can't tell you what it means, but I can tell you what it doesn't mean. It's not the day that they pull their heads out of their asses. That day never comes for them.
  13. At the time aggy president bow tie said it was a 100 year decision. We have 93 years to go before we should schedule them.
  14. 1st road win in over a month, since the Big 12 opener at K State. The next two games are in Austin. Maybe we can get a four game win streak going.
  15. Nice win. Kerwin Roach played a great game.
  16. Congrats DM. I wish continued success for your nephew. Hook 'em!
  17. It was well planned. North Texas explains the (amazingly elaborate) FAKE FAIR CATCH touchdown trick
  18. I saw this in the Statesman today. https://apps.statesman.com/austin360/eats/lists/33/where-eat-near-dkr-memorial-stadium/?utm_source=newspaper&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=5773364&ecmp=newspaper_email& As for nightlife, there a quite a few bars and restaurants on Rainey Street.
  19. Thanks for posting this. I'm on an overseas business trip and didn't have a chance to watch the game. I did wake up at different times during the night to check on the score. I will watch it tonight in hotel room.
  20. Ex-student files Title IX lawsuit against Baylor over alleged sexual assault The lawsuit said McCraw told Roe that she was “the sixth female student to come in to McCraw’s office to report that they had been sexually assaulted by Elliott.†The suit further stated that Baylor coach Art Briles “was aware of the reports.†According to the suit, McCraw allegedly told Roe that there was “nothing the school could do for Roe unless there was a court determination that Elliott had indeed raped Roe. Otherwise McCraw said it would come down to a ‘he said-she said’ situation, and the school could not act on it.†The lawsuit stated that Hernandez enrolled at Baylor in the fall 2011 and that on April 15, 2012, she was attending a party at a residence near campus. The suit says Elliott invited Hernandez and her friends to the party as he knew one of the friends. The lawsuit stated that at one point in the evening, Hernandez became separated from her friends and that Elliott grabbed her by the wrist and led her outside. The suit states that as Hernandez continued to protest, the player picked her up over his shoulder and carried her behind a secluded shack on the property. According to the lawsuit, one behind the shack, “Elliott pushed Hernandez up against an embankment, ripped off her pants and began to rape her.†The suit says Hernandez began to pull her pants back up and Elliott grabbed her again, pulled her pants back down and raped her again. Hernandez went back into the party and told her friends what had happened and they took her to a nearby hospital so a rape kit could be performed, according to the suit. The suit said Hernandez also gave an account of what happened to a Waco Police officer. The lawsuit says Hernandez’s mother arrived to help the next day and was turned away for help by: the Baylor Counseling Center, the psychology department at Baylor’s Student Health Center, and Baylor’s Academic Services Department which allegedly told the mother, ‘If a plane falls on your daughter, there’s nothing we can do to help you. According to the suit, Hernandez’s mother and father both contacted Briles’ office multiple times to follow-up on the incident. The suit said the mother received a call saying the coach was looking into it and the father never received a return phone call. The suit said despite Hernandez’s report to several administrative offices, “Baylor did not take any action whatsoever to investigate Hernandez’s claims." The suit accuses Baylor of multiple failures to comply with federal law, Title IX, and that the school acted “with deliberate indifference towards Hernandez’s reports of rape to several different Baylor departments as reflected by Defendants’ actions and inaction alleged herein.†The lawsuit also alleged that a former member of Baylor’s advisory board that “reviewed sexual assault response issues with community leaders has publicly stated that Baylor officials have known abou the larger problem of sexual assaults committed by student-athletes for years.†The suit said the former member is a nurse who “has estimated that despite only making up 4% of the student population at Baylor, male student-athletes are responsible for 25% to 50% of all reported assaults that occur at Baylor.†Baylor had another player convicted of sexual assault last year. Defensive end Sam Ukwuachu was convicted of sexually assaulting a Baylor student following a football game against Iowa State in 2013. The victim in that case reached a settlement with the university late in 2015. http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/big12/2016/03/31/baylor-lawsuit-title-ix-violations-sexual-assault/82477558/
  21. If Swoopes is the starter and does perform, the Gilbert era will be short lived at Texas because the HC offers will be flowing to him. I heard Chip Brown say this last week. Gilbert would be viewed, as a miracle worker.
  • Create New...