Undefeated Notre Dame meets the pride of the SEC, Nick Saban's Crimson Tide of Alabama tonight for the National Championship and there's no thread on this?
What are you Guys, Gay or something? Let's here some chatter. Let's make some noise!
I usually don't like Notre Dame, but I'm rooting for them tonight. Can't stand the conservative hick trash that is Alabama.
Della, speak up, dear.
[quote]I usually don't like Notre Dame, but I'm rooting for them tonight. Can't stand the conservative hick trash that is Alabama.
So you prefer the gay-hating pedos over the hicks R1. Smart.
Alabama QB brought 30 pairs of shoes with him. Could he be a secret Datalounger?
Yeah I'm the "dumbfuck" R7. You're rooting for an organization that is hellbent on destroying gay people and worships the head pedo in Rome but I'm the problem. Right.
Don't really give a shit but ND has more class and education wise, I am sure their standards are much higher than the football factory that is the Crimson Tide. Plus actual Catholics (not the church hierarchy, the people) are a lot more tolerable than the Christina fucknuts down south. Most of them don't follow Catholic rules anyway.
r3/r12, you should be aware that the views of the Pope are not necessarily shared by Notre Dame football fans anymore than among american Catholics in general. If you think ND people are more conservative than Alabama fans, you're delusional.
For a treat, go to a U of Alabama fan message board. They always have a separate forum for political discussion. Read that for a while and see how much affinity you have left for them.
[quote]One of the giant elephants in the room at Notre Dame is that for a campus that espouses social justice and equality, it has not made much progress on creating a sexual orientation-neutral culture on campus. In many ways, it has directly stifled it, by rejecting non-discrimination language intended to welcome homosexuals, and also by repeatedly stonewalling requests for club recognition by AllianceND, Notre Dame’s unofficial gay-straight alliance. Anecdotal reports of homophobia are rampant, and the campus has rightfully earned itself the #5 ranking in Princeton Review’s “Alternative Lifestyle Not an Alternative” list.
Seems like a lovely place. I can see why you guys are fans.
Gay and in a relationship of 10 years. College graduate. Professional. Birmingham, AL resident. Finds people like R1 so incredibly tiresome.
Alabama is better for gays than ND. And has hotter boys. It is, however, worse for blacks.
Saban is a dumb Yankee from northwestern Ohio who brought mafia culture to football. I'd love to see him lose and see the SEC taken down a peg...but Notre Dame has been turning a blind eye to rape by football players and they killed that poor kid by making him shoot their practices in a high wind, and their coach is just as evil, perhaps even more urgently so. The thing is that Notre Dame was weak for some years, so for them to win the national championship now by the application of money, cheating, arrogance, corruption, and violent troglodyte State College type attitudes sends the exact wrong message to all of college football. Alabama has been a poster child for that wrong attitude for decades, but Notre Dame was actually better than that for a while there, so it amounts to a regression.
So on balance, I have to go with the Tide. Plus I still have the hots for a Crimson Tide fan I used to know, whereas the disgusting closet case priest from Notre Dame who was my first adult sex experience has long since passed from the scene. My penis says, Roll Tide.
Ditto, r16. I am a lesbian from Bermingham. I am also a professional,in a LTR, a life-long democrat, college graduate, liberal, and a life-long Alabama fan (my parents were both UA graduates). I know plenty of other liberal gays in Birmingham, and many other southern cities. Making blanket statements about all the "trash" in a state or region is no more fair or accurate than making blanket statements about gays and lesbians.
Amazing how touchy the southerners are.
What sort of person likes a football team because of its fans?
This is mystifying to me.
(You should, however, be appalled at the fact that we don't get TCM in Tuscaloosa.)
Fuck the racist rednecks.
There has been some controversy over Notre Dame covering up rapists on the football team.
So the national championship game isn't even on one of the network channels anymore? This is some BS. I also miss the days when you 'd watch all the big bowl games on new year's day--on network tv of course. You knew all the games and the matchups. Today i had to check online to confirm the championship game was even taking place.
Those gold helmets are a bit much, especially in High Def.
That is BS, R23.
WTF! Way to cut down your viewership by a lot.
R20, of course we get TCM in Tuscaloosa. Who the heck provides your TV service?
And by the way...I'm a UA graduate, Tuscaloosa resident, professional. We ain't all rednecks down here! Roll Tide!
[quote]of course we get TCM in Tuscaloosa. Who the heck provides your TV service?
The evil COMCAST.
This doesn't have the look or feel of an important game, much less a National Championship.
Beautiful stadium though.
The evil COMCAST.
Ouch. I'm sorry. We have DirecTV.
Oregon vs Texas A&M would have been a much more interesting game.
There was no rape coverup at ND. The player was accused of touching the breasts of a girl who 1) voluntarily went to his room with him and 2) was consensually kissing him. The South Bend prosecutor investigated and found that her account contradicted a) the cell phone evidence and b) the accounts of three eyewitnesses.
Tragic that the girl committed suicide, but it might have more to do with her long-term treatment for depression and anxiety.
ND didn't lose a game this season? Did they only play JV high school teams?
That's funny, R34. They just interviewed the Notre Dame coach right before they went in the locker room at halftime. They asked him what needed to happen for Notre Dame to improve in the second half, and he said, wistfully, "Maybe if Alabama didn't come back out..."
Chuck Todd tweets:
[quote] About only reason to stay
watching this game is to see
if Brent makes a career-
ending comment about
LOL, I thought the same thing! Like, wtf, Brent, you need to squash them nasty old-man hormones.
"There was no rape coverup at ND. The player was accused of touching the breasts of a girl who 1) voluntarily went to his room with him and 2) was consensually kissing him."
That's what the accused claims. Doesn't mean he is telling the truth.
"The South Bend prosecutor investigated and found that her account contradicted a) the cell phone evidence and b) the accounts of three eyewitnesses."
The "eyewitnesses" were his friends - i.e. people who would lie for him. Cell phone evidence strongly suggests that she was assaulted and that she was pressured by others not to report her assault.
Here is a link that takes apart all the "evidence" you are citing
Are there any cute guys with big, round butts on these teams?
Someone had better dial 9-1-1 and get those boys from South Bend some help.
What's the sore?
Omg! What an ass-kicking.
The Baby Jesus has forsaken them :(
The score is 35-7 Bama. The fourth quarter has just started.
Bad, but not impossible.
Della, where are you? We need you.
Alabama just scored again. So now it's 42-7 with 11:27 left in the fourth quarter. Maybe not impossible, but getting close to it.
Notre Dame is making their move!
Hail Mary pass will not let them down.
Their going to need four touchdowns inside of six minutes, and that's just to tie it. Their going to need quite a few Hail Mary's for that.
"Their" should have been "they're." Please pardon my error.
[quote]Notre Dame is making their move!
It's called garbage time.
Final score, 42-14, Alabama wins.
When the Alabama quarterback and center got into a fight in the fourth quarter, the announcer said that the two (who are roommates on the road) were having a lovers' quarrel. I couldn't decide whether to be offended or titillated. Or both.