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Football season is upon us, and as usual, rival fans are coming out in droves. It should be expected, even to a "non-rival" school like MSU. And there seems to be a common topic that comes up with all 3 of you. "Relevance". Before I tear into each of you, I want to clear something up. You all have a great name. You all have history, and espn, on your side. You all have the front-runner trailer trash fanbase at your disposal to add strength in numbers and justify getting undeserved TV time. You will probably always get the benefit of higher rankings, justified or not, with recruits and polls. You will always get the 4/5* from Cass tech, who should be a 3/4* but got bumped because he chose um. And in turn, you will brag about it, even as said player becomes average. But what does that really mean? Does your relevance translate to the field? Or does it just perpetuate a myth? um has been riding the ghost of Yost for 60 years. Impressive. But what has it really meant? Is anything, save for the .5 title in 97, been that much different from the last couple years of MSU football? Not really. But there you are, playing FSU, and losing. Playing VT, and turning in one of the worst BCS games ever. Ratings and performance. And going 6-7 in the midst of a lame duck coach and NCAA sanctions. It seems to me that your relevance only gives more people the opportunity to see how much of a fraud you are. Now, are they smart enough to see through the BS? Maybe, maybe not. But putting ND/um on TV is similar to why Miller High Life sells more bottle than Bells. They cater to the lowest common denominator.
um fans. I don't care that you have a couple top 10 classes coming in. I don't care that you have multiple messiahs. I don't care that you have 10 titles in the leather helmet days. I care about now. And right now, you have nothing. There are promises of future dominance, your rise to glory, and the crowning of a yearly savior. I have heard it hundreds of times. "We're back!!" Back to what? Back to your glory days of 2 loss seasons that get you a loss in a Bowl game? Because, with only a handful of exceptions in the last 40 years, thats been the status quo. And before you say it, yes, that is better that what MSU has done in that time period. I get it. You WERE better than us. But I thought you were supposed to be comparing yourselves to the elite? Had um ever been as good as fans try to tell me they were, I might hate them a little less. Had they won more than .5 titles in 60 years, I might be able to listen to how good they think they are. I might even be able to give them some credit. But they haven't. And their fans just won't shut up.
OSU fans. OK, I can actually appreciate what they have done. They have been an NFL factory, they have handled their rivals, and have won and played for titles. They get to hand pick their coach. Hell, the prospect of an OSU opening made Urban retire from a top ten CF position where he had won a couple titles. Unlike um, who have gone down their list for their last 2 hires. Les Miles? Nope. Jim Harbaugh? Nope. OK.....how about Fred Flintstone? So, OSU fans actually talking shit to MSU fans is interesting. But you cheated. A lot. For a long time. So go fuck yourselves.
ND. I don't even know where to start here. Some tool posts a video of another tool jumping into our band. And it turns into a multi-page thread. Another team with great HISTORY. Key word...history. Your crowning achievement in the last 15 years was Charlie Weis losing a couple BCS games and beating MSU twice in the MD era en route to....7-5? 8-4? And you come here why? To brag? I got news for you. I will take what this team did last year, even with a loss to ND over anything you have done since Lou Holthhhhsss. Jesus tapdancing Christ, JLS and Bobby had winning records against you. What the fuck? You can't beat JLS? You make um look like Alabama. You don't have shit. You are a national joke, albeit an inside joke. "We're on TV!!!!! Yayyyyyyyyy! Now everybody can see us LOSING TO FUCKING NAVY!!! TWICE!!!!!" Again, I don't care about Rockne, I don't care about Rudy, I don't care about 1988. I care about now. Glory days, yeah, they'll pass you by.
Basically, all 3 of you can eat a bag of dicks. We'll take our inferior classes, our smaller stadium, and our alleged irrelevance, and stick them right up your crusty, entitled, overrated, student killing, cheating, messiah worshipping, fat coach loving, trailer trash-bandwagon-front runner asses.
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by aroz13 19 months ago
You lost me at football Jerry Maguire...
December 3, 2011 - Forever haunted by what I witnessed...
could've just posted this
+1..... now that was a rant!
Yeah after I read that line I stopped reading.
Best book I have read in years.
This guy makes Rodky look like a haiku writer
RCMB Premium Poster
Wow. An epic ode to the inferiority complex?
I want to +1 you but damn why do you let everyone live in your head rent free?!? The amount of time and energy you waste on hatred for a few other schools is dumb...It's just sports man, take a deep breath...
+Zilly to you good sir
I don't see this as any different from the multiple um posts that go on here, or the responses to the OSU/BSU/ND trollers. Rather than have a bunch of responses in the multiple threads, I just wanted to put it all together, give them all the same bucket of piss to drink from, and move on. Nothing wrong with that, is there?
Nice rant. Brodson nailed it.
This post was edited by Giant Moose 19 months ago
Wow, I'm speechless. You nailed it.
This post was edited by Wizard Sleeve 19 months ago
I like it, agree with it, plus voted it, & tweeted it. Tired of The Man (Michigan, ND, & tOSU) banding together to keep us down. Suck a bag of dicks, all!
The has been 3.
"losing Caleb Benenoch is a blow that Dantonio will never recover from. Izzo has lost it as well. Hoke and Beilein own the state."
It's a free country so you are entitled to your opinions of course...It just seems that as MSU football has gotten better over the years our hatred and amount of time we spend on our "rivals" has increased when it should be the other way around. We are on top right now, enjoy it and let the other shit go....Maybe I'm getting older or maybe it's just the Paxil kicking in who knows...
I +1'd you
Aroz13- You need to show a little more emotion. Next time don't sugar-coat it.
Well done. I didn't even get bored half way through it.
The moment is eternal
Very nice. Well thought out. Lots of anger. Gotta love football season. See you next weekend.
3 time POTW
Wake up the echoes!! And hush up the victims!
Nίκη για MSU
Classy. Expect nothing less from you.
My A.D.D never even kicked in to start skimming that mini novel
Cue the applause on a great rant
Agreed, I've come to expect the complete shame and embarrassment that goes along with those supporting ND and it's institutions.
Lizzy Seeberg was a student who dared accuse a football player of sexual assault. She wound up committing suicide. Buzz Bissinger on why he’s outraged by the university and police response.
This post was edited by Rogue Leader 19 months ago
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