FSU can’t keep up with Oregon’s tempo

by Gary Shelton on January 1, 2015 · 6 comments

in College Sports in Florida, Florida State University, general

Thursday, 9:10 p.m.

Theywerejustthisquick...

And so the longest winning streak in America ends in a hurry. The painstakingly slow FSU Seminoles died a quick death Thursday night. The Oregon Ducks could not wait to run their next play, and the one after that, and the one after that. They were in a rush to end FSU's dominance, and the Seminoles could not keep up.

They play offense in the fast lane, without pause, without breath. They are constantly on a fast break, forever running by an FSU team that would like it very much if Oregon would just slow the dickens down and play at the pace that everyone else plays. Even now, you can hear the fogeys whine. Why, this

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Cecil DeBald January 2, 2015 at 9:23 am

And now I read that Mariota says he “might not be ready yet for the NFL” and Winston says he’s “looking forward to baseball and returning…” and who is that DE that declared for the draft, a guy Lovey would just love..?

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Gary Shelton January 2, 2015 at 10:02 am

Don’t worry about what you read in December.

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Cecil DeBald January 2, 2015 at 2:49 pm

Oh, I don’t worry much about anything I read, but I do have an unexplainable fear that when it comes to my Bucs or Rays, if anything can go wrong, it will!

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Gary Shelton January 2, 2015 at 4:27 pm

Yes, it will.

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Doug Williams January 1, 2015 at 11:58 pm

Right to the point, Gary. The Ducks were superior and it looks like Mariota will be coming to TB unless the Bucs can find a better trade-down opportunity. Let’s hope they can get respectable in 2015. DW (who had the name before #12, but not quite as famous).

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Gary Shelton January 2, 2015 at 10:01 am

They feel a long way from respectable.

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