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Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by UF67ee, Nov 23, 2019.

  1. 62gator

    62gator GC Hall of Fame

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    Vandy gets the same annual check from the league as Bama-LSU-UF-UGA-etc, right? Let that sink in a bit.
     
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  2. WhattaGator

    WhattaGator "Where's The Beef"?? (Or the crabcakes, etc.)... VIP Member "Cook Shack Chef"

    So....If you're saying this....
    Why arre you tossing dislikes to several posters, when there seems to be an agreement here?

    Just askin'
     
  3. ThomasD89

    ThomasD89 All American

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    Pretty much. My younger son attends, and older son graduated from University School at ETSU.
     
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  4. jpullen

    jpullen Junior

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    Are you sure it’s not a picture from a Miami home game that has been photoshopped?
     
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  5. UF67ee

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  6. UF67ee

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    Fat finger
    Fat finger on cell phone....sorry
     
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  7. Gatorrick22

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    My girlfriend is a Vandy grad... She knows this all too well.
     
  8. GatorDoc74

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    Vandy is competitive in baseball and basketball. They’ve given the Gators fits in football in the past (e.g.: the 1996 national championship team, and the overtime game in Gainesville, plus others.) Somebody has to bring up the rear in SEC football.

    James Franklin showed that the right coach can be successful at Vandy. So let’s temper this “throw Vandy out of the SEC” talk.

    Besides, the Gators shouldn’t have to carry the conference academic burden all alone.
     
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  9. WhattaGator

    WhattaGator "Where's The Beef"?? (Or the crabcakes, etc.)... VIP Member "Cook Shack Chef"

    Make sure that you don't send out any unwarranted ratings before you post.....

    If your "unintended fat thumbs" ratings were a mistake, you might consider going back, and "undoing" those ratings...
    It probably might go a long way with the posters.

    Just sayin'
     
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  10. INGATORSWETRUST

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    Just think the facility war is differentiating the haves and have nots in football too much now. May be too much to over come

    The Vandy football program wanted to have a fundraising campaign to improve their facilities and were told no by the President, as they were running a similar campaign for the academic side to improve buildings, classrooms and buildings on campus. Candy has different priorities than the rest of the SEC.
     
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  11. tmape01

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    As much as we think sports are the only measuring stick, having Vandy is really the only thing saving the SEC from being a terrible academic grouping. UF is very strong, and Mizzou and Texas A&M are also in the AAU - but Vandy being our fourth AAU school and being so good really brings us all up by proxy.

    The bribes we pay them in TV revenue sharing are really worth it for UF at least, especially in our quest to be a "Public Ivy" and a Top 10 overall public university nationwide.
     
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  12. tigator2019

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    In my head--- UF
    Vandy won a baseball national championship this year.

    Vandy in the all sports directors cup finished ahead of Miami, Mich State, Clemson Nebraska, Utah UCF and Wash State.

    Playing other SEC teams no less.
     
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  13. swampgas44

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    I just wish they would add volleyball and softball to their women's program. It would also help with scheduling problems in those sports.
     
  14. tigator2019

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    In my head--- UF
    Overall the sports program at Vanderbilt is top 50 in division one, and better than some of the household names across the USA.
     
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  15. TrueGator

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    Wow. Why is Vandy still in the SEC anyway? They should have gone the way of Georgia Tech years ago. Or, they would do great in the AAC.
     
  16. GatorDoc74

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    I had forgotten that aTm and Mizzou were also in the AAU (Association of American Universities). Membership is by invitation only, and is limited to elite academic and research institutions.

    That may have been as big a factor as football in making the decision to invite them into the SEC. Remember, it’s the SEC Presidents who make those decisions, not the ADs.
     
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  17. tigator2019

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    In my head--- UF
    Dump Mizzou keep Vandy
     
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  18. KronoGator

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    Dump them both, go back to 12.

    Vandy should have been gone when Tulane left.
     
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  19. crescent_beach

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    Dump Mizzou, add UVA/UNC.
     
  20. Sulla

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    Every conference has a perennial football cellar dweller. I appreciate that ours at least has a lot of history, is good in other sports, and is a charter SEC member.
     
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