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If you thought last week's comeback against Ole Miss was cray, you ain't seen nothing yet. Instant reaction from tonight's thriller in the Shriller.
I AM ONLY DOING THIS BECAUSE I LOVE YOU GUYS. IT'S FREAKING 2:15 AM ON THE EAST COAST BUT I GOT IT COVERED. I CAN STILL PARTY HARD.
WINNING ON THE FLOP -- That's how, and the only way, I can sum up this game. Both Louisiana Tech and Texas A&M were all-in on the two point conversion that gave the Aggies the win on the flop. Guys, this game was 27-0 in the second quarter with something like 9 minutes to go. From that point on, Louisiana Tech kept playing and made this a ball game. We were at their mercy. At the crazy thing is, it was the damn point after attempts that were the difference in this game. Damontre Moore's blocked XP returned by Dustin Harris for two points. Our missing the XP on Johnny's long touchdown run that seemed to have sealed up the game for us. And of course, that final two point attempt at the end of the game where I can't even tell you what Louisiana Tech was thinking there. They really flubbed that one up. This game truly came down to those simple plays, and yes, luck on the flop.
HEISMAN PERFORMANCE AGAINST YOU, AND YOU, AND YOU -- Yes, Johnny Manziel was simply amazing once again tonight. Something like 396 yards and three touchdowns. Another three on the ground marked by that long run in the closing minutes of the 4th quarter. Every single week Manziel puts on a record breaking performance and continues to amaze us. (Broke his own SEC record for total yardage tonight he set only two weeks ago. Take that Archie Manning) Yes, he brings some uh-oh plays as well as seen by that interception returned for a touchdown that brought the Bulldogs within two. But he also makes every single play when he has to. I've never seen a player string together plays like that. And Johnny was great tonight throwing the football -- making reads in the pocket, throwing down the field, and keeping his eyes on his receivers for big plays when he scrambled. I would say it was his most complete game as a passer. All of this without a reliable run game. That's the amazing thing.
TACKLE, WHERE ART THOU? -- The tackling of Texas A&M has driven me to drinking. Well, okay, I would have drank anyway. But this is just inexcusable and looks like it is getting worse week by week. I can't name a single player in our secondary that can reliably tackle. Howard Matthews is actually the only name I can think of. But he can't cover. So it's a wash. And what is worse is giving up on plays. Louisiana Tech's Patton took a drag route for a score in the closing minutes after both Sean Porter and Steven Terrell gave up on the play thinking he was going out of bounds. THEY WERE RIGHT THERE TO MAKE THE PLAY! All you can say is it's inexcusable and oh, by the way, LSU is coming to town next weekend. HAHA.
YOU'RE TRASH I TELL YOU, TRASH. BUT STILL COME HOME WITH ME -- Let's see. Where else are we horrible. We could talk about the pitiful effort of our offense line in the run game against a WAC football team. How about our secondary in coverage skills? There are those penalties we keep racking up week after week. And boneheaded plays, mostly by upperclassman. But whatever, it's chill though. It hasn't bit us in the ass, yet. We must be invincible.
PUT SOME DIRT ON IT, KID -- Injuries will be a major story line going into this coming week. We need Deshazor Everrett back immediately. This secondary needs every warm body it can find. Then, on offense, Ryan Swope suffers an apparent concussion after a hit to the head in the first half. Those are scary hits, we hope the best for Ryan. And his replacement, Malcolm Kennedy? Also went out with a undisclosed injury. Mike Evans looked like he pulled a muscle towards the end of the game but came back. We'll see what happens later in the week, but we NEED him against LSU. Spencer Nealy also went out. Another leader of our team we NEED. Anyone know a medicine man or such? I believe in that stuff.
WAS IT GOOD FOR YOU AS IT WAS GOOD FOR ME?