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2006 NCAA Championship Game Rewatch Companion

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  1. Efawcett7

    Efawcett7 Eric Fawcett VIP Member GC Columnist

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    I did a rewatch companion to the 2006 national championship game against UCLA that will hopefully enrich and contribute to your viewing experience! In the article is a link to the game on the March Madness YouTube page where the game is condensed perfectly with the commercials cut out making for a one hour and 11 minute viewing. I hope you enjoy!

    2006 NCAA Championship Game Rewatch Companion | GatorCountry.com
     
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  2. OklahomaGator

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    Thanks great memories. The way you described it, I can visually remember the play.
     
  3. gatordavisl

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    I'll check this oot when I get a chance. Is it a watch along video with your own commentary? If yes, can we watch it with ya and grab a couple Molsons?
     
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  4. Efawcett7

    Efawcett7 Eric Fawcett VIP Member GC Columnist

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    Haha, it's just my words so you won't get to take in my Canadian accent.

    Though nothing is stopping you from having a few Molsons while watching, eh
     
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    He strikes me as more of a Moosehead guy
     
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    Going to have to check this out! thanks!
     
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  7. Efawcett7

    Efawcett7 Eric Fawcett VIP Member GC Columnist

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    That would be an accurate take. In Canada Molson is kinda like Budweiser, it's the big brand that's commercialized and therefore not cool but moosehead has a bit more hipster appeal. They're comparable beers but I'd say I'd lean Moosehead.
     
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    Efawcett7 Eric Fawcett VIP Member GC Columnist

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    Be sure to give your thoughts and takes afterwards!
     
  9. gatordavisl

    gatordavisl VIP Member

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    Well then you've sold me. Thanks for the local knowledge. Moosehead it is! :emoji_beers:
     
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    Moosehead is like the PBR of Canada, is my understanding. The only really good Canadianc beers I've had are Unibroue stuff and Dieu du Ciel. I'm sure there are plenty now in 2020 though.
     
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  11. gatordavisl

    gatordavisl VIP Member

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    I pretty much gave up beer several years ago . . . for hard liquor. :devil: The unfortunate thing is that we are in a golden age of beer right now, so I'm missing out on some great products. And while so many of the craft ales are ridiculous good, I find myself craving a nice crisp lager at the moment. Any suggestions for a good craft lager - lighter, crisper, summery kind of beer?
    New Glarus has a Spotted Cow that's really nice, but I think it's an ale.
     
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    channingcrowderhungry Premium Member

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    This is my go-to fishing/golf/outdoor activity beer. It's a Pilsner, but it sounds like exactly what you are looking for. I believe they have distro in Minnesota.
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  13. Efawcett7

    Efawcett7 Eric Fawcett VIP Member GC Columnist

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    That's definitely a fair comparison of Moosehead to PBR. You'll also see Moosehead more on the east coast (I'm in the western prairies).

    I know everyone is biased to where they are from and think their area produces the best beers but man, I really think Canada has the best beer. Since so much of canada is fields of barley and wheat it only makes sense that breweries can have great access to the freshest and best malt possible. A blessing and a curse of canadian beer is that a lot is unfiltered without any preservative meaning it will only last in the bottle a couple of months (a bit longer in cans) so it can get very regional so a lot of provinces have great craft beer only available in that province, it doesn't even get exported to other places in Canada.
     
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    I've rewatched that game in entirety at least half a dozen times. Never gets old.
     
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    Only half a dozen? And you call yourself a Gator hoops fan . . pffft :rolleyes:
     
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    Thanks for doing this, Eric. And I'm sorry for hijacking the thread for beer conversation . . . . ok not really. :p
    I started reading w/o the game on (sharing tv with the wife at the moment) and realized that I must do a watch-in while I read your comments. So I have something to look fwd to on the weekend.

    One of the things I remember about this game is just how stout UCLA's defense was. We had about 9pts with 12min left in the first half. It was a rough start on offense, but our defense was equally up to the task. Those Gator boys could suffocate a good team. Back to UCLA - they held, I think it was LSU, to some ridiculous number a game or two before the championship. So it was a bit of a frustrating first 10min from an offensive perspective, but I believe we got some scoring from Taurean at the arc in the first half and Lee from the arc in the second half. That's how I remember it, anyway.

    We could always count on Humphrey to hit a big shot in crunch time. So many times he would hit a shot to essentially make it the Gators' game.
     
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    Yep, UCLA demolished LSU in the semifinal. Their defense was scary good and it took us a while to break it down. But as good as their defense was, ours was better. After 10 minutes, UCLA looked scared every time they took a shot. Brewer absolutely dominated Aflalo.
     
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    But if you find a mouse in a bottle ...
     
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    La Fin du Monde is pretty good.
     
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    I remember sitting in the stands in 2006 and during the first half my wife was worried. I told her that UCLA was in serious foul trouble and we were OK.
     
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