Well I’ve enjoyed spending 2007 with all of you and can’t wait to see what 08 has in store for the hogs. I wish all of my readers a happy and prosperous new year. With that out of the way here’s your last trough of the year…
McFadden is still eligible for the Cotton Bowl after KARK/KNWA reported that his mother, sports agent and former hog Mike Conley, and D-Mac went and bought a Cadillac Escalade last week. It turns out that McFadden’s Step-Mother bought the car which D-Mac drove to Dallas. KARK appologized but the UA is still looking into it. Here’s a roundup of info for the Cotton Bowl. Here’s some Cotton Bowl Predictions…Expats, Razorbloggers, CFN. Petrino has retained Bobby Allen. The Hoop Hogs Rolled in a win over ULM 85-60. The Ladyback Hoopsters stayed perfect with a win over Marquette 71-69 to capture the Blue Sky Classic title. They’re 14-0. Finally, The Hog Blogger has his top five stories of the year up…5, 4, 3, 2, 1.
As you wait for your presents to be delivered here’s some links to keep you warm…
Vote for D-Mac’s Run Vs. USC as Play of the Year. Here’s Video of Corliss and Joe Kline talking about their new coaching gigs. Here’s the Hogs Cotton Bowl Media Guide. It might Rain in Dallas. Oh yeah the Hogs lost to Appalachian St. this weekend in NLR. Although they did get their break.
This Week From the Bench…
Who likes trivia? I know I do. Test your sports knowledge with this From the Bench quiz.
In 1994, KATV’s sports anchor Paul Eels went to the Final Four with which bubbly news anchor?
A) Dawn Scott
B) Karen Fuller
C) Pamela Anderson
D) Gina Kurre’s hair
Pelphrey’s Hogs Beat Northwestern State 90-59 Wednesday. They’ll be playing Appalachian St. Saturday in N.Little Rock. Pelphrey told the players they’re plans for a Christmas at home with their families depends on this win. Reggie might be headed to Texas A&M. Patrick Beverley is accused of being a baby’s daddy. Ben Cleveland is Happy with Petrino. McFadden is an International Star. Three former hogs have made the NFL Pro Bowl. All the Hogs are eligible for the Cotton Bowl and the kickers had a pressure packed practice. Finally a Twist on a Christmas Classic.
I don’t know if I’ll get to post again till after Christmas so have a happy and safe holiday season! On to the links…
The University is pushing fans to vote for the LSU OT int for the Pontiac Game Changing Performance of the Year; They’ll get a $200,000 donation to the scholarship fund if they win. In Hog Hoops…Oklahoma-83 Arkansas-72. Paul Petrino (Bobby’s Brother) was named Offensive Coordinator and Tim Horton is staying on the UA staff. The Ladyback Hoopsters moved to 12-0! CFN weighs in on Petrino’s saga. Peyton Hillis was named the LR Touchdown Club’s Paul Eells Award winner. Here’s a list of other hog honors I might have missed. The Hog Blogger is a little worried. Finally here is KTHV’s Craig O’Neill making an @$$ of himself.
This Week From The Bench…
The hypocrisy kicks in when people look back just four years almost to the day when (Falcon’s Owner Arthur) Blank dismissed NFL coaching legend Dan Reeves, then head coach of the Falcons, with almost the same amount of games left in the season. So the owner can fire a coach with three games left, but the coach can’t quit with three games left?
I’ve got a lot happening in my personal life over the next few days and I’ll be unable to post till probably some time late next week. Maybe Earlier. Until then check out the links on the side bar and I’ll catch you on the flip side. Go Hogs!