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Have Trice in the lineup and 100% for the game
Be able to hand pick the 3 officials for tonight's game(not coerce them in any way though)
Marriage is like flying with kids, if the flight had 500 connections, never ended, Ted Striker were your pilot and you ate the fish.
Trice, because three Gene Steratores aren't available to work.
tRCMB - Visit at your own risk of being disgusted.
Officials. Trice is important, but certain refs like Valentine or Burr can't be trusted.
I'd take the three guys that worked the 2000 title game if they're still working
or two of them and Steratore.
Do we know the officiating crew yet?
i'll go with picking three officials, but would be willing to pick only two if i could pick somebody who is not Dan Dakich to do color commentating for the ESPN broadcast.
I'd choose the officials, and I'd select Steratore, Hightower, and some young unknown official that won't take over the game.
I'd absolutely avoid Valentine, Burr, and Eades.
Where has Hightower been all year? Usually by now I will have seen him mugging for the cameras in a handfull of games. I honestly haven't seen him once this year.
I can't find any info yet...
I think he did our game @ Purdue on Sat.
Not sure. He tend to favor the home team though (regardless of who it is, but particularly so in Madison), so I'd take him tonight.
Hightower's actually been good to MSU the past few years.
Teddy V. and Burr are nightmares for MSU.
Michigan State does not and will not run the 3-4 defense.
He was there. They showed him reviewing something. I also remember seeing, maybe, Valentine and Hightower talking during a FT. I remember they were both laughing about something.
Hightower is a good ref. He actually takes time to explain things to players, is willing to listen to coaches, and makes sure people generally know what's going on and how the game will be officiated.
Some games he enjoys the spotlight a little too much and has enthusiastic calls and mugs for the camera. I don't mind it, but I can see how people don't like that part of it.
Just let me pick three that DON'T ref and I'd be happy. Eades, Janssen and Burr
get the new Nike MSU font: http://tinyurl.com/spartansfont
its a big game... therefore is it time for Hightower and TV ted to get their mugs on the screen......
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