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by appstatealum
Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Appalachian General Discussion
Topic: App State Ice Hockey
Replies: 40
Views: 1916

Re: App State Ice Hockey

Played hockey growimg up due to my Dad growing up in Utica. Loved playing it, contemplated pursuing it, but couldnt see myself going to school in Minnesota or NE.

I struggle to catch a lot of regular season NHL, but I am all in on playoffs.
by appstatealum
Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Other Schools' Athletics
Topic: We need this type of facility -will our new facility fill some of these roles?
Replies: 34
Views: 1698

Re: We need this type of facility -will our new facility fill some of these roles?

At schools like App St I AM telling you that. You are referencing the 40ish football programs that make a profit. What do we pay the other 95% of programs, do those players not get paid and thus those opportunities are forfeited so we can pay 2% of th athletes that play for profitable programs? The...
by appstatealum
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: UCF big win for g5
Replies: 49
Views: 2571

Re: UCF big win for g5

To me, an expansion to an 8 team playoff with all P5 Conference Champs, 2 at large, and the best G5 is intriguing. The CFP gets some media fodder with a "David vs Goliath" matchup or two and the G5 gets a chance to prove themselves. UCF was definitely one of the Top 4 or 5 teams, but UGA looks real ...
by appstatealum
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: My G5 Top 10
Replies: 20
Views: 1693

Re: My G5 Top 10

Rekdiver wrote:
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:01 pm
AppFan11 wrote:
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:19 pm
I would love to play either NDST or JMU anywhere. I have a friend who constantly reminds me where NDST is in the satin ratings.
Remind him he plays a FCS schedule....
Man, I am so glad we are out of the FCS, seems so irrelevant now. The FCS of old is loonnnngggg gone.
by appstatealum
Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Ron Prince...
Replies: 3
Views: 990

Re: Ron Prince...

Suck for the Panthers, we at least had a great replacement waiting behind McDermott with Wilkes, now the cupboard is getting bare. I would love for McDermott to call Shula up to the Buffalo Panthers.....
by appstatealum
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: My G5 Top 10
Replies: 20
Views: 1693

Re: My G5 Top 10

My thoughts are similar. But I have also weighed the thought that a G5 “David vs Goliath” would be just as tasty for CFP to advertise, especially for TV. However they do it, I do not want the G5 to go to their “own system” as has been suggested, but an 8 Team playoff with the P5 Conference Champs, 2...
by appstatealum
Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: My G5 Top 10
Replies: 20
Views: 1693

Re: My G5 Top 10

Pretty solid list. Hard to get a read on those MWC teams... would have been great to see how App State fared if we had not had the injuries/mid season lull. Easthall, you usually track the G5, what are your thoughts on how they can get G5 in the mix for Playoff games? Heard UCFs AD on LeBatard this ...
by appstatealum
Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: QB next year
Replies: 69
Views: 5578

Re: QB next year

Joe Burchette to DaVon Fowlkes....what a connection. Throw in ol’ Sterling Hayward in there too.
by appstatealum
Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Lamb
Replies: 15
Views: 1162

Re: Lamb

I think he goes down as the second best qb to wear the black and gold. Honestly, what he has accomplished during a transition is unprecedented and frankly should get more media attention. Yes, he had some limits in his skill set but not in his leadership and determination. Taylor Lamb has been grea...
by appstatealum
Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Lamb
Replies: 15
Views: 1162

Re: Lamb

appstatealum, as was mentioned, Taylor was not a FCS recruit. He was on his was to the Sun Belt USA Jags, until he changed his mind and decided on App. I can't think of a game we lost because of TL, but I sure do think he was critical to us winning some we otherwise might not have. I will join you ...
by appstatealum
Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Lamb
Replies: 15
Views: 1162

Re: Lamb

He was not an FCS recruit. He would not have come to App if we were not transitioning to FBS. Also, as far as P5 competion, that is a bit unfair as well. He has not played a middle tier P5 program...they have all been very good programs. He may have looked limited at times but understand this, his ...
by appstatealum
Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Will Lamb Go Pro?
Replies: 41
Views: 3435

Re: Will Lamb Go Pro?

Taylor has some great intangibles, but the tangibles you need to make an NFL roster just are not there. Brees has a small frame, but an absolute cannon and pocket presence rarely seen....same with Russ Wilson. Wilson has an unreal arm to match superb athleticism. Lamb's strengths are not the kind th...
by appstatealum
Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Lamb
Replies: 15
Views: 1162

Lamb

So, I am a '05-'06 Alum and have only missed a handful of games since 2002. Back in 2015, I came on here and stated that Lamb was a good FCS QB, but would limit our success as we move forward in the FBS. Of course, my critique opened the floodgates of backlash, but it was never a personal shot at La...
by appstatealum
Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Appalachian General Discussion
Topic: RIP: 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 932

Re: RIP: 2017

It did seem to be a surprisingly big year when it came to notable passings.

Say hello to Heaven.
by appstatealum
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Season Ticket Sales 2007 vs 2017 - This is disappointing
Replies: 60
Views: 3663

Re: Season Ticket Sales 2007 vs 2017 - This is disappointing

We have have great support. If you have 25k in the stands what difference does it make as long as they bought a ticket. I guess he's assuming Yosef comes along with season tickets? I agree that season ticket sales do not directly equal disappointment. In addition to ESPN availability, you have a co...
by appstatealum
Fri Feb 05, 2016 10:45 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Rush Limbaugh slams App State
Replies: 38
Views: 5404

Re: Rush Limbaugh slams App State

Appalachian is a household name due to our ability to be successful despite being a small program. While Rush was not complimenting us, the fact that we were mentioned on a show like his is a testament to where our brand stands amongst the P5 powerhouses. If he had used North Dakota State to make a ...
by appstatealum
Mon Jan 25, 2016 3:09 pm
Forum: Apps in the Pros
Topic: Panthers to the Super Bowl!!!!
Replies: 29
Views: 3642

Re: Panthers to the Super Bowl!!!!

What is more enjoyable than watching a team full of guys realizing that they play a game for a living to entertain fans and they have fun doing it? Reminds me of this App team that dances and has fun. That is the way it should be.

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by appstatealum
Sat Jan 23, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Love for Lamb
Replies: 30
Views: 4918

Re: Love for Lamb

Good reference to his confidence earlier, i would love to see him improve in this area and settle down in the pocket when things are not going his way. If he improves on that this year, we are looking at another outstanding season.

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by appstatealum
Fri Jan 01, 2016 5:23 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: NC FBS Standings -- Who Is On Top?
Replies: 107
Views: 9265

Re: NC FBS Standings -- Who Is On Top?

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by appstatealum
Tue Dec 22, 2015 1:21 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Ohio's Halftime Halftime Celebration
Replies: 41
Views: 7063

Re: Ohio's Halftime Halftime Celebration

I loved the Matic's walk-off FG and his reaction down the field.... that said it all.

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