Saturday, September 08, 2007
Welcome back to our weekly installment of The Pam Ward Chronicles. I'm going to be keeping track of the Announcing Quotes throughout the day and I ask that you join in. Please leave any that you come across in the comments.
We are in for a treat today folks! Our good friend Pammy is kicking off today's action at 11am....nice and early. We're also starting the Chronicles is weekend with some gems from Chris Spielman during last night's Navy-Rutgers game. It might be tough for someone to beat him, but we'll see....
College Football Week #2 Announcing Teams (Awful Announcing)
The Pam Ward Chronicles: Week 1 (Awful Announcing)
Both teams pride themselves on being intelligent football players.”- Chris Spielman
The linesman called that from all the way across the field.”- Chris Spielman
“Well he’s the HEAD linesman.”- Craig James
“He’s the Head EYESman.”- Chris Spielman
If his shoulders are pointed at a 45 then it’s a pass.- Chris Spielman
You’re telling me you played in the NFL and you ran angles?- Craig James
You were a junior before you knew what a 45 degree angle was.- Sean McDonough
"The Defense has been getting a lot of credibility, a lot of publicity I mean...more airplay than the Mary J. Blige song this week."- Desmond Howard
Please eat something Erin....we are all concerned.
"Yeah where they're going to get into is the last five games in that Big East schedule. When they take on the like of Rutgers, Louisville, Pitt.....and......Connecticut."- Ray Bentley, Umm UConn? Really???
"Andre, we talked about the hardware, which is the physical, and the software, which is the mental aspect of the game."- Dave Pasch (Via Signal to Noise)
"...having a lot of distractions, then having to go into LSU for a game, that's just deadly."- John Saunders (Via Anon), Okay that's just bad.
"If you don't get moist watching it, well, I don't know what to tell you. It's a moving film."- Ray Bentley (Via Signal to Noise)
Seriously, what's with them plugging that DVD the whole game? That's about the 5th mention.
"Arrington went AIRborne to pull that one in"- Brad Nessler
"Which one would you be Paul"
"I'd be the Money"
"I guess that makes Griese the sexy and me the dirty"
- Brad Nessler (Via Matt)
"The office package would shrink tremendously".
"We've got a small package just for him".- Brad Nessler (Via Anon)
Announcer reading some fans painted during the New Hampshire-JMU game....
"We've got an O, a U, a K....what does that spell?- Mr. Announcer Guy (It's actually Dukes)
"I think that's a D and it spells Dukes."- Mr. Analyst Guy
"Tomatoes weren't around when Paterno started here."- Mike Patrick (Via Signal to Noise)
"That's not even a dead cat bounce, that's no bounce at all."- Todd Blackledge (Via Phil)
I heard this one live too.....what the hell does that even mean? Is that some old saying from 1912???
"Dead cat bounce" is a term used by stock traders. My wife used to be a trader at Charles Schwab and she was impressed by that usage.A dead cat bounce is when a stock falls like...oh...Michigan's football program then goes up a skosh when bottom feeders buy it. So that's a very nice analogy! Well challenged, Blackledge!!!!- smed
Well then.....good work Todd. I take it back.
"Well, save me a beer there, Lisa, I'll be down in a few minutes." - Brent Musberger (Via Signal to Noise)
"As the kids say in pop culture, Moreno is NOW. He's now." - Mark Jones (Via Dirk Diggler)