I am not a troll. I am a true blue Aggie fan. I love the Hurd and the whole
student section. I love the electricity in the Spectrum. I love the orchestrated
chants and I even like the harassment to the opposing teams and players. With
all that said, I am embarrassed when they go over the line of propriety and good
taste, and last night that line was crossed. Aggie fans should be loud and
excited, but consider what you are saying and displaying. Go Aggies!
Treecaps,It worked didn't it. BYU definitely got flustered by the crowd in
the 2nd half during that run. If BYU had won, maybe you'd have ground to stand
on... but they didn't now did they?
Nice win Aggies! As usual, I credit Stew for having our guys ready. I love how
our crowd is so loud that the players can't even hear the ref's whistles.
Arguably the best crowd in the country.USU basketball and the
craziness that surrounds it is good clean fun for Utah State students. Make fun
all you want, but you know you are always welcome to join us. (although I was
hoping we would leave the Davies thing alone. I'll apologize on behalf of those
few who just had to go there).LET'S GO AGGIES ! ! !!! PS. Please, no more silly comments about USU students being unable to get in
to BYU. As for me, I went to BYU for my first year and chose to transfer to USU
after my mission.
@ Tom and Ducky. If we're so small time and BYU is such a highlight, why is it
that your fans storm the field after a win and we don't? Hmmm. Enjoy the loss
Oh my goodness - these USU announcers on ESPN3 are driving me crazy. They act as
if the Spectrum is the loudest arena on earth and that every positive play for
Utah State is directly tied to the crowd. 50% of the analysis has been
basketball and 50% has been the crowd. Home cooking.
@FreeMan Logan=Laramie??? Have you visited both places? Logan (and
Cache Valley) is God's country. A little chilly, but still a fantastic place.
I'd take Logan over Provo in a heartbeat. The sign was a bit tacky
and the chant lame. But if you have never watched a basketball game at the
Spectrum, you haven't experienced the best of college basketball. The place is
an incredibly loud madhouse! I have watched games at the Huntsman center (not a
bad place to see game) and the Marriott Center (terrible place to watch a game
if you don't have decent seats.) The Spectrum and the Aggie fans beat them
both, hands down.Go Aggies!P.S. Tom in CA. It would
have been a highlight to see Jimmer. Without him, BYU is just another team on
The highlight of the year for the usu nation is when BYU comes to town. It's a
sad state of affairs.Go Cougars!!
DuckyAmen brother!FYI --- Tonight's game streaming
available at ESPN3 and also check UtahStateAggies website per a KSL story
Logan is just a smaller version of Provo.
TJ there are plenty of Aggies that could get into byu but didn't want too.
Remember the saying about "being smart!"
@northernI'm not sure I understand your what you are asking me? @gdogActually I wish duck hunting was a little bit more
"small time". It gets to crowded out in the marshes sometimes for my
taste. I like the seclusion of it more than anything. Also I don't
have any idea what channel the game is on on direct tv because I have comcast. I
know BYUtv isn't covering it because it is not a home game. Since it is in Logan
usu has rights to the game, not BYU.
There's a thread on a Utah State fan board asking for suggestions for signs for
the game tonight. The majority are personal attacks on Brandon Davies. Can
anyone say classless? Making fun of someone who has overcome a very personal
situation that never should have been made public anyway (thanks to a certain
other Salt Lake newspaper) to EARN reinstatement to the team and to the school
reveals a lot about those who would do and say such things.
Now Duck Hunter, you have to laugh at Mr. Northern's post. Is duck
hunting small time?What channel is the BYU vs. USU game on relative
to my Direct TV? What some corporate conflict again?
Duckhunter | 3:41 p.m. Nov. 11, 2011Highland, UT Hey
duck-hunter, one question for you, where did you learn to Duck hunt?Let me guess.. LOGAN..
@cottagecheeseWell since they won I'm not to worried about it. Of
course your team lost to someone called adams state that I have never heard of.
I'd be a bit more concerned about them if I was you.
@gdogYou won't get much grammar smack from me. I'm a terrible typist
and only remember to proof read about 10% of the time. If I can get your gist
then I really don't care about your typing prowess or your grammar.
@DuckhunterI find it kind of sad as well. I just don't think it
makes the Aggies small time.
@duckbutterBYU looked pretty big time last weekend when they almost
lost to Dixie State on their home court....
@kosta fesenko aka "duckhunter hunter", "hondo",
"officer coolguy", "54-10", "articuno BYU",
"noblepromise", "slc BYU fan", etcI've told you
I am simply the balance to your 100 different screen names that you use to troll
up every single BYU article. Add in christina b, howie, naval lint, and all the
other utah "fans" that help yu troll up all of the BYU articles and I
probably don't post anywhere near enough on utah articles to come close to
balancing it out. Even with Sammy's help and a couple of other good Cougar fans
it isn't enough. But it is enough to irritate utah "fans"
like yourself more than you want to be irritated it. I'll probably keep it up.
@gdogIf it were game night and the BYU players were getting off the
bus to go into the arena for the game then I would agree with you. But this was
the day before the game and BYU was going to the spectrum for a shoot around.
aggies fans either went out of their way to find out when BYU was going to
practice so they could show up in mass and chant "go aggies" for 20
seconds, or else they camped out there for hours ahead of time hoping BYU would
show up so they coudl chant "go aggies" for 20 seconds.Either way I find it to be kind of sad.
Should be a good game. I really like both coaches. Coach Morrill is probably
the best basketball coach in the state. Coach Rose is pretty good also. I
graduated from BYU but my kids all go to USU so I usually cheer for both. I have
to go with the Cougars tonight but the Spectrum can get rockin when the Cougars
come to town.
I wish the Deseret news had an edit option after posts are submitted.It's been my fault, but I look like a grammatical clown sometimes. Yes I know
where question marks belong. Save the Ute education comments directed at me
brave bird hunter.
@ DuckhunterThe example of why you think USU is small time is
off.USU may be small time by some other defintions. But camping out
and chanting resembles more fan obsession than small time. The USU
fan behavior is similar to SEC type tailgating, partying, chanting, and camping
out. Are they small time. I say BYU might be small time for having
no or little weekend prep for football games. Notice I said 'might be' small
time. I actually consider BYU bigger than there independence. They are being
shut out right. Some of that is on them as well. Still, BYU has my respect in
some ways, just like USU does. I am a Ute but not a subjective hater.
@duckhunterso explain your obsession with posting on every single
utah article? Go Aggies! I think they win tonight going away.
The sign said "Welcome to Hell".Ummm, we're just visiting.
You guys live there.Logan = the new Laramie
I love how that post got the utah "fans" worked up. LOL!The point is I wouldn't go out into the cold just to stand on the stairs and
chant "Go BYU" while usu went into the Marriott Center for a shoot
around the day before the game. That simply oozes small time program with small
time fans. I do like that usu fans did it though because it just
shows how imprtant BYU is to them.The fact utah "fans"
like little skippy and gdog commented on it, an article about BYU and USU that
has nothing at all to do with utah, shows us exactly how much they care about
BYU. I love that as well. LOL!Oh and skippy, yes I certainly go out
duck hunting on cold days. Actually nasty stormy days with alot of wind are the
best duck hunting days. I look for them and if the wind starts blowing I
immediately leave my office and head out to hunt. Love it. But no I wouldn't
head out in the cold to watch one of BYU's opponenents get off their bus to go
practice. I wouldn't even think about doing that. LOL!
Coach Morrill and Coach Rose are two terrific coaches. They both look to be
depleted on talent to me this year though. Still, I wouldn't be surprised to see
both have relative success.
4601, People that actually know basketball have no doubt that the Aggies are
very good and very tough to beat at home and they are taken seriously. Do the
Aggie students get carried away sometimes? Yes, but we actually have students
going to the games....all the games and not just the big games. As for the
scoreboard last year it was fine and didn't bother me a bit but I sure like the
one from the last ybu visit to the Spectrum much better.
@DuckhunterDo you duck hunt when there is a chill outside?What is this go out of their way when it's cold outside business?I
am a Ute fan but applaud USU fans for living life in the Logan cold.What are they supposed to do? Stay inside and hibernate for 5 months out of
the year?Grow a pair duckhunter.
re: Duckhunter, Why don't you just pat yourself on the back?Good
Notice how the chanting just kind of dies out after a few seconds and the BYU
players ignoring them. LOL!Now I was born in Logan while my Dad
attended utah state. My mothers family is all from Logan. I feel a little bit of
a warm spot in my heart for usu. But it doesn't change the fact that they are
simply small time with small time fans. It shows when they would go that far out
of their way, when it is freezing cold outside, to simply make a chant as BYU
players get off of the bus. When usu comes to the Marriott Center I never even
think about them until I see them on the floor warming up and I quickly forget
all about them after they leave defeated. usu fans seem to be obsessed with BYU
year round. I guess that is just the difference between being BYU and usu.
It may have even been creepier if none of those people said anything. Just one
person yell, "you are going to get killed tomorrow" or something like
that. GoUtesss, yes the game is on. I think it is 14.1 for digital
box. I have Dish and I think it is ch. 37. Also it will be on espn3
Nevermind, I found out that it is on TV. 7:00pm on channel 44 or one of the ESPN
Is this game on TV? If so, what time and what channel?
Great basketball. I laughed hard when so many people got bent out of shape last
year over byu's jumbotron's messages of "enjoy the loss little
brother" or something very tame like that. Heaven forbid the USU
basketball team and fans endure something so awful and mean! I hope they
recovered emotionally!For anyone who got upset over that - I'm glad
it bothered you.
USU fans have no other life: immature - with all it's negative implications.
They won't elevate themselves by trying to bring others down. And still Aggie
fans wonder why USU isn't taken seriously.
GO AGGIES! I visit the Spectrum every year and if you appreciate a college game
atmosphere...The Spectrum is a great example!