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ReadingRambler

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One of my uncles coached Kyle Brady's little league team. Another uncle owned a sprint car team. Still another uncle - who is straight outta Tyler, TX - gave me the coolest Texas-themed belt buckle. Man, I have great uncles.

I hate it when emotion triumphs over mere attempts to be calm.

I wish I could yodel like Jimmie Rodgers. When I was a little kid, I would pretend to play football exactly the way Lenny Moore played it. I have no intention of ever growing a beard.

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  • General Penn State football, 1887-2011
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But I should say....
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 22 2014, 8:02a
I don't think Shazier will be a total bust.
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 22 2014, 7:59a - 1 reply
This is the most British thing ever:
Commented on Volcano-watch 2014 on Aug 22 2014, 7:53a
Ugh, is that JD?
Commented on Ohio State Defensive Lineman Says PSU Fans Are A Bunch Of Communist Teetotalers on Aug 22 2014, 7:48a - 1 reply
Racism
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 21 2014, 10:21p - 1 reply
I support your hard liquor stance, to a degree
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 21 2014, 8:17p - 1 reply
the hell with you, baby
Commented on Ohio State Defensive Lineman Says PSU Fans Are A Bunch Of Communist Teetotalers on Aug 21 2014, 8:14p
Don't worry
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 21 2014, 6:32p
I'll find you. And you won't like it.
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 21 2014, 6:30p
If that's true...
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 21 2014, 6:29p
So I've had Guinness and, um, it's really not that great.
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 21 2014, 6:28p - 6 replies
I might
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 21 2014, 5:57p
Mike's first two co-bloggers were Kevin ([ don't remember his last name] and Chris Grovich.
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 21 2014, 5:57p - 1 reply
As far as I remember it was.
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 21 2014, 11:28a - 3 replies
Hey, Funchess is playing wide receiver this year!
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 21 2014, 10:23a
No Subject
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 21 2014, 10:20a - 1 reply
That thing was overrated. We've been over this.
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 21 2014, 7:41a
I don't miss anyone that much
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 21 2014, 7:27a - 1 reply
Yes! Did you get the thing I sent?
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 20 2014, 9:53p - 2 replies
a reasonably fun read
Commented on Volcano-watch 2014 on Aug 20 2014, 9:47p - 1 reply
Did you ever hear the legend of how she almost met Prince Charles? The disaster that would have ensued would have been glorious
Commented on Volcano-watch 2014 on Aug 20 2014, 9:44p - 1 reply
This might be a perfect Canadian comment.
Commented on Volcano-watch 2014 on Aug 20 2014, 9:39p - 1 reply
ck - is your email still the same one as before?
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 20 2014, 9:36p
No Subject
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 20 2014, 8:54p
damn I wish I could
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 20 2014, 8:53p - 1 reply
True, but nobody was talking about that until Johnson left.
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 20 2014, 8:52p - 1 reply
I've always thought that if you could combine Arrington's athleticism with the freakish instincts of a Posluszny, Ham, or Conlan, you'd have some sort of linebacker that would make God intervene to protect the innocent.
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 20 2014, 6:50p
Somehow people never liked my band name, "Rambler and the Apple-Knockin' Adams County Sons-a-Bitches"
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 20 2014, 6:48p - 1 reply
oh yeah
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 20 2014, 6:48p
Cael yelled that at the refs during the Smack-Heflin final
Commented on Flo's Top 10 Matches of Last Season on Aug 20 2014, 4:14p
717
Commented on There's always a cradle somewhere on Aug 20 2014, 4:13p
Do they not have scrapple in Irish cuisine? If yes, then why?
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 20 2014, 4:09p - 1 reply
Sure
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 20 2014, 4:07p - 1 reply
I once knew some hipsters in Buffalo because they were sorta friends of a friend of mine.
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 20 2014, 4:06p - 2 replies
Well, whose fault was it that Russian planes sucked?
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 20 2014, 4:04p
I was just skipping through all of these comments, but then my eyes caught "Waylon Jennings" so I stopped to read.
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 20 2014, 4:03p - 1 reply
I bet Jack listens to Merle Haggard.
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 20 2014, 4:03p
agreed
Commented on Flo's Top 10 Matches of Last Season on Aug 20 2014, 4:01p
I love all of the PSU fans now saying about how Ohio State's defensive line is scary
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 20 2014, 3:58p - 1 reply
Remember when Laurinaitis won the Butkus over Dan Connor and some dude from Colorado who was the only good player on a terrible defense and still had an awesome year?
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 20 2014, 3:57p - 1 reply
I do miss the days when it was remarkably unusual for there to be a DPOTY list that didn't include at least one PSU player.
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 20 2014, 3:56p
I figured xD
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 20 2014, 3:55p
a few more
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 20 2014, 3:54p
I've said it a million times
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 20 2014, 3:51p - 1 reply
The linebackers weren't that great either.
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 20 2014, 3:48p - 1 reply
But I do agree with your general point.
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 20 2014, 3:47p
If you think Scherff is only above average, I'd hate to see what you call, like, Ed Ruth.
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 20 2014, 3:46p - 1 reply
Joey Bosa is awesome! You won't get an argument from me there.
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 20 2014, 3:46p
Zwei peanuts vere valking down ze strasse.
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 20 2014, 8:47a
Yeah, I'm exaggerating
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 20 2014, 8:45a - 2 replies
<3
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year on Aug 20 2014, 8:34a
I have seen the Ohio State defensive line.
Commented on BSD Season Preview Roundtable: Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year on Aug 20 2014, 8:24a - 3 replies
Since that article was pretty crappy (DARDANES FOUND A WAY TO WIN, HUH? THAT'S SORTA CHARITABLE, NO?), here are my top ten matches from 2013-14:
Commented on Flo's Top 10 Matches of Last Season on Aug 20 2014, 8:21a - 2 replies
But let us not forget that Nelson still pulled the spiral ride of death for the entire second period
Commented on Flo's Top 10 Matches of Last Season on Aug 20 2014, 8:15a
Hey! It's the lead singer from Vampire Weekend!
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 20 2014, 12:12a - 3 replies
Your name always reminds me of the wild rabbit I keep seeing in the yard. I haven't shot him yet. I'm a bad country boy anymore.
Commented on Braxton Miller re-injures throwing shoulder on Aug 19 2014, 11:12p
bastards
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 19 2014, 11:12p
Aren't uggs only legally allowed to be worn by 19 year old hipster girls?
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 19 2014, 11:11p - 1 reply
WEYERBACHER IS AMAAAAZING
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 19 2014, 11:11p - 1 reply
You should just make yourself some pumpkin hooch.
Commented on Mailbag Questions on Aug 19 2014, 11:10p
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