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SouthernMan

  • joined May 08, 2009
  • last login Feb 11, 2014
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Henry Ball (a.k.a. Southern Man) is a professional business man and entrepreneur in the construction industry.

http://www.linkedin.com/in/henryball

He is also a passionate college football and obsessive LSU fan. As and independent writer he has been published by various trade publications such as the Atlanta Building News and In Plain Site as well as sporting outlets such as the Bleacher Report and other LSU News and Recruiting sites.

http://bleacherreport.com/users/104369-southern-man

Prediction for 2010 Coming Soon.

GEAUX TIGERS!!!

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Atlanta Braves
  • NBA Los Angeles Lakers
  • NFL New Orleans Saints
  • NCAAF LSU Tigers
  • NCAAB LSU Tigers
  • Golf David Toms
  • Boxing Sugar Ray
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Interview with the Corch

ATVS Sideline Reporter: Corch, you said at halftime that LSU had interceptions because MSU was throwing it, can you clarify what you meant by that?   Corch Les Miles: Uh, yea.  What I mean is...

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A word from the Coach

(Or Corch as they refer to me on the Rant) Since my secret (Identity, not the play book thank goodness) has been revealed (Thanks Jonno - no more open mic for you) I thought I'd let all my good...

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Texas A&M, SEC save the Big XII and college football, Texas Takes Credit!

I wrote an article last week depicting the conference expansion debacle as a school yard fight and it appears that I completely nailed it. First the Big Ten wants to play with Notre Dame's...

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USC Accuses Alabama, Florida, Others of Cheating

The day after USC’s football (and basketball) program faced some of the NCAA’s most severe punishment, short of the death penalty—following a four year probe into improper benefits for 2004 Heisman...

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USC Accuses Alabama, Florida, Others of Cheating!

The day after USC’s football (and basketball) program faced some of the NCAA’s most severe punishment, short of the death penalty—following a four year probe into improper benefits for 2004 Heisman...

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USC accuses Alabama, Florida, Others of Cheating

 The day after USC’s football (and basketball) program faced some of the NCAA’s most severe punishment, short of the death penalty—following a four year probe into improper benefits for 2004...

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Is The SEC Ready To Shock The World and Become a True SUPER Conference?

The old play ground saying goes "don't start none; won't be none" Well the fight in College Football's yard started yesterday with Nebraska joining the Big Ten (aka Big11, Big12 Big 16, or...

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Is The SEC Ready To Shock The World and Become a True SUPER Conference?

The old play ground saying goes "don't start none; won't be none" Well the fight in College Football's yard started yesterday with Nebraska joining the Big Ten (aka Big11, Big12 Big 16, or...

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2010 - The Year of the Tiger!

LSU has endured it's fair share of disasters in recent years: Hurricane Katrina just prior to the start of the 2005 season turned LSU's Football facilities into a disaster recovery center...

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LSU’s Mythical Mad Hatter: Separating Facts From Fiction For Les Miles

(This will be part I in a weekly series on the biggest criticisms of LSU’s Head Coach – We’ll answer the question; are the criticisms justified in reality or by Wonderland fantasy?)   Perception...

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The Preacher Was WRONG!

You know the old hymn, "When the Saints Go Marching In". I first heard it at the age of seven when I went to the First Pentecostal Church of Denham Springs, La. with my big brother. On the way...

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NSD Notice to LSU Recruits: This Is the Real Les Miles!

LSU picked up Wright's commitment today and by all accounts it was a great weekend, I hope we can finish strong and I wrote up a little note for committs that might be still on the fence. Maybe...

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Does Negative Fan Speak Impact Recruiting?

BSD, My latest piece over on bleacher report was partially inspired by the debate here at BSD and at ATVS (And The Valley Shook) over the effect of negativity on the decision making of recruits. I...

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I'd love to know DTN's thoughts on this. Thanks - SM

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Mediation - What does it meanfor ML v TTU?

So, Judge Sowder orders mediation/arbitration? First is it binding? I wouldn't think so, my read is that the judge is telling TTU to get this thing settled. He makes the statement that the...

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Does Negative Fan Speak Really Impact Recruiting?

From Dandy Don: "If Hunter does sign with another school, I believe it will be because of all the negative talk on message boards concerning LSU offensive coordinator Gary Crowton and the...

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Dooley to UT, Crowton to La Tech??

I'm hearing from a somewhat credible source that Dooley WILL be hired at Tennessee. I actually think that's a good hire for them and it could be both positive and negative for us. negative for...

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Mike Leach to Replace Kiffin?

Vols Fans, I wrote this article just prior to hearing the news about Kiffin.  I don't know what you've all heard about Mike Leach but you might want to take a minute to find out what really...

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Leach v. TTU: Why This Case IS Important To Everyone In America

Lubbock, Tx.—Attorney's for Mike Leach filed a third amendment today to the initial petition in the case of Mike Leach v. Texas Tech University.  The case is being heard in the 99th District Court...

Funny Article About a Tide Challenge

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I'm not smarter than a fifth grader, find out why.

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Mike Leach Rides Lubbock Railroad To NFL - Oakland

Another plug guys but I thinkyou guys will be interested in this: Fired Texas Tech head coach Mike Leach—who was terminated for allegedly punishing backup wide receiver Adam James for having a...

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Mike Leach Rides Lubbock Railroad to NFL - Oakland

Fired Texas Tech head coach Mike Leach—who was terminated for allegedly punishing backup wide receiver Adam James for having a concussion—has been relatively quiet since giving his side of the...

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Leach Rides Lubbock Railroad to NFL's Oakland Raiders

Fired Texas Tech head coach Mike Leach—who was fired for allegedly punishing back up wide receiver Adam James for having a concussion—has been relatively quiet since giving his side of the story...

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Leach Trading Red for Silver Still a Raider?

A National Rumor/story is about to break that Al Davis will hire Mike Leach after he fires Cable, which is imminent. Trading amature Bozo Raider Administration for Professional Bozo Raider...

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A Tiger's Coverage from Orlando

BSD, It was great blogging with you guys and having an opportunity to experience Penn State.  I was in the post game press conference with Joe Paterno and all I can say is that he is a classic. ...

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Another Shameless Plug - Mike Leach; is B12 soft?

It was announced today that Texas Tech has suspended Head Coach Mike Leach—who has presided over arguable the best decade in Red Raider History—indefinitely, pending the outcome of an investigation...

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Can the Meineke Bowl Help Change CFB?

The Meineke Car Care Bowl in Charlotte, NC has a great match up—at least as far as the organizers are concerned—with a ranked team and Big East runner up No. 17 Pittsburgh (9-3) facing regional fan...

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Ingram Wins the Heisman, Who Won the Crysman?

You guys might enjoy this one, partially inspired by BSD! (Shamless Plug for BSD included!) There may be some questions surrounding when the votes go in, if the vote was closer than it should have...

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Shameless Plug

He guys, My latest article/series lays out how great a college football playoff would be and why we should have one. If you feel like checking it out please let me know what you think! Thanks -...

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