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DjCrenshaw

South Carolina/ Texas a&m trophy

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Question to Spurrier

On the pending trophy (a bronze sculpture of James Bonham, a South Carolina soldier who died defending the Alamo) awarded to the winner of the South Carolina-Texas A&M game:

“I heard about it. Read about it. Didn’t know it was official yet. I’m actually from Tennessee. I always was taught the hero of the Alamo was Davy Crockett, so this was a new one on me.

“It’s a good story, I’m sure Bonham did some good things. I always thought Davy Crockett was the hero of the Alamo, he and those 33 Tennessee guys that came in there and got killed, so forth. So the trophy was a little surprising to me. I’m sure this guy Bonham was a hero and did a lot of good, after I read the story.”

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So the USC/aTm trophy is a shame in Spurrier's eyes?

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Why the hell are they making a trophy for this game.

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I don't fully get it either. Maybe after a few years when there is a real rivalry, but not year one.

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I don't fully get it either. Maybe after a few years when there is a real rivalry, but not year one.

Trying to make a cross conference rivalry that people get excited about I guess.

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Posted · Hidden by Porcine, October 20, 2014 - No reason given · Report post

Trying to make a cross conference rivalry that people get excited about I guess.

They already tried that once.

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They already tried that once.

Yeah, I guess no one gets excited about playing SC anymore.

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Yeah, I guess no one gets excited about playing SC anymore.

If I were an Arkansas fan I wouldn't be too excited about getting beat 52-7 either...

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Posted · Hidden by Porcine, October 20, 2014 - No reason given · Report post

Beat one our teams that's any good and I'll be impressed.

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Beat one our teams that's any good and I'll be impressed.

Yep.

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Beat one our teams that's any good and I'll be impressed.

Beat any team that's any good and I'll be impressed.

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They should make the trophy a big turd and make the winning team polish in on national TV.

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Posted · Hidden by Porcine, October 20, 2014 - No reason given · Report post

Beat any team that's any good and I'll be impressed.

South Carolina teams with better than .500 records we have beaten.

01, 06, 09, 10, and 11.

Arkansas teams with better than .500 records SC has beaten.

.......

If we are any good, we can count on being better than SC.

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Posted · Hidden by Porcine, October 20, 2014 - No reason given · Report post

They should make the trophy a big turd and make the winning team polish in on national TV.

South Carolina thinks A&M will be easier wins.

They're right.

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South Carolina thinks A&M will be easier wins.

They're right.

I think eventually it will turn into the same thing as if there was a trophy between Candy and Tucky.

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South Carolina teams with better than .500 records we have beaten.

01, 06, 09, 10, and 11.

Arkansas teams with better than .500 records SC has beaten.

.......

If we are any good, we can count on being better than SC.

Short memories are the best.

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South Carolina teams with better than .500 records we have beaten.

01, 06, 09, 10, and 11.

Arkansas teams with better than .500 records SC has beaten.

.......

If we are any good, we can count on being better than SC.

Congrats. Now tell me how that will help you beat any team this year with a winning record.

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Short memories are the best.

Considering how bad Arky was last year and will be this year I agree since the comment I responded to had to do with this upcoming year.

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Considering how bad Arky was last year and will be this year I agree since the comment I responded to had to do with this upcoming year.

It wasn't that long ago that your team was down the road we are on.We have been down it too though not to the degree your program has been.

We will be back soon.We always rebound.

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bring back the beer barrel...........

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I like the trophy idea......but I too think this is a little too soon. Make it a rivalry first then talk trophy. We'll see I guess.

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I like the trophy idea......but I too think this is a little too soon. Make it a rivalry first then talk trophy. We'll see I guess.

It should be the BBQ trophy. If you lose yo team eats mustard based BBQ. If you win they eat brisket. Sucks for you.

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South Carolina is the oddball as far as a true West rival goes. I've always felt like Kentucky should be playing Arkansas permanently. Lot more animosity between the Cats and the Hogs than there is between us and State or Carolina and Arkansas. But with Mizzou in the conference now,Arkansas makes too much sense for that to happen.

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