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Best Osborne Quote Ever

Discussion in 'Football' started by joncarl, Aug 10, 2018.

  1. joncarl

    joncarl Nobody important 10 Year Member

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  2. ComicalDisaster

    ComicalDisaster Perfectly Unorthodox

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    DuckTownHusker, HuskerTea and joncarl like this.
  3. Red Dead Redemption

    Red Dead Redemption Head Lackey 5 Year Member

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    Absolutely.

    And not just the walkons, but any recruit without an adequate number of stars associated with their name. Fewer stars sometimes mean you have to work harder to prove yourself and get your shot. TOs teams typically had a good work ethic.
     
  4. Nemesis

    Nemesis Frequently Upends Common Knowledge

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  5. joncarl

    joncarl Nobody important 10 Year Member

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    Absolutely, there is one caveat though, things are different and we probably aren't going to be able to replicate the walkon program like back in the day. But the closer we can get to it I believe the better we will be.
     
  6. Bugeater45

    Bugeater45 Scout Team 10 Year Member

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    "Nice catch Matt."

    Sticks out in my mind for some reason... :nod:
     
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  7. NUFootballTim

    NUFootballTim Scout Team 10 Year Member

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    OP - not to take away from your point, cause its a cool description, but i believe those were Dirk's words, not Tom's. Dirk is describing the blueprint, and used this analogy to prove the point about the value of walkons.
     
  8. Californication

    Californication Travel Squad 10 Year Member

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    Haven't been paying attention this century, have you?
     
  9. Greatest Fan of All

    Greatest Fan of All The Legend 10 Year Member

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    In my dreams his best Quote would have been:

    "Sorry Frank, but I'm still too young and think I'd miss coaching."
     
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  10. Beareye

    Beareye Red Shirt 2 Year Member

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    For TO quotes, I like the ones where he described the team's (or a player's) performance as "reasonably adequate". Also anything that included a mention of "Missourah".
     
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  11. Huskerthom

    Huskerthom Blackshirt 2 Year Member

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    Every rule has an exception. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gurkha The Gurkha are some pretty scary dudes.
     
  12. joncarl

    joncarl Nobody important 10 Year Member

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    If it is ok with you I am going to attribute it to Tom because I don't like Dirk and didn't realize it when I read it. So in keeping with my 'I won't read anything by Dirk' mantra, I will say that I at least didn't read the whole article. :wink:
     
  13. redwinghusker

    redwinghusker All Big 10 5 Year Member

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    Great quote.......but I don't know if TO said it or Dirk did. I read it as Dirk's sentiments. Either way it's applicable.
     
  14. joncarl

    joncarl Nobody important 10 Year Member

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    See post #7 then post #12.:wink:
     
  15. redwinghusker

    redwinghusker All Big 10 5 Year Member

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    :thumbsup:
     

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