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19.Dec.2014 State of the AngryBeavs Address

A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.” — Max Planck It’s fascinating that on Blitz, Pure Orange, etc, it is suddenly considered Kosher to rip on Mike […]

13.Dec.2014 Good Coaching

It’s amazing what good coaching can do. Basketball moves to 6-2 and looks better than CR’s teams despite the “lack of talent” we keep hearing about. Maybe effort should be included into the definition of talent? Maybe coach-ability should be included, too? Confidence? All these things are part of the picture. I don’t want to […]

10.Dec.2014 Bob DeCarolis Hiring Gary Andersen

Great he hired Gary Andersen, but I think Gary Andersen contacted BDC, so let’s not go overboard with the praise. What I think happened: G.A. got killed by Ohio State. Based on his post game interview, he seemed to think Ohio State had superior talent and he needed better recruits. Wisconsin has high academic standards […]

Rest In Peace, the False Narrative

Blitz had this article up on Thursday after Riley bailed. We’ve all seen what The Oregonian (Lindsay Schnell and Ken Goe) has written about OSU. With the poaching of Gary Andersen from Wisconsin, I ask sincerely: can we put the false narrative that OSU is a cow-town that nobody would ever (a) want to coach […]

Valley Football Center/Coach Donations

The press conference is taking place now at this link: http://pac-12.com/videos/oregon-state-university-2 With Riley gone, I plan to make a donation to both. I do encourage others do the same, as this is our chance (with Riley gone) to do some things. You can donate here and choose exactly where you want the money to go. […]

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