Thursday, January 13

Did Terrelle Pryor write TCU's billboard?

I admit I was rooting for TCU in the Rose Bowl against Wisconsin. While they did not deserve to be in the National Championship, a victory would help to speed up the BCS playoff system that we all want. And they have cool uniforms. So of course TCU was pumped and played up the "us against the automatic qualifiers" dialoge, despite the fact that they were three point favorites. Fair enough. Especially after Ohio State's president Gordon Gee said, "I do know, having been both a Southeastern Conference president and a Big Ten president, that it's like murderer's row every week for these schools. We do not play the Little Sisters of the Poor. We play very fine schools on any given day." Fine schools like Marshall, Ohio, Eastern Michigan, Indiana, Minnesota, Purdue and Michigan? (Even thought I happen to agree with him) But that's a different blog for a different day. So they put up an apparently hastily written billboard all over town declaring their superiority. Cool. They get to revel in the moment. But at least use proper grammar. Did Terrelle Pryor write this? It should say "CONGRATULATIONS TO TCU for its BCS Rose Bowl Victory- Little Sisters of the Poor." TCU is singular, leaving some disagreement between the subject and the pronoun. But hey, they are moving to the Big East next year, which isn't exactly a bastion of education. And if Boise State had managed to follow a similar path, the billboards they put up would probably have been placed wide right of the freeway... 

And an update on the LHN sign- 11 people hate it, one person doesn't know about it, and nobody likes it. Be sure to cast your vote, because this poll has no impact on anything. Also, all the letters that were falling off have been removed.  

By Aaron Brandt, noted sign hater.