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Things I believe after last night...
Since Smaug and his $.02 are missing (I presume he hooked up with a Hornets stepper and is probably dead in a Graymont motel room), I'll give my remote observations from watching on ESPN+ in Maryville, Missouri.

1. ESPN+ may be worse this year than last year. The production quality remains abysmal, as every different camera angle looked like a trip through time and video quality. One camera's color reminded me of those 1970s night shots from high school football games -- everything had an orange tint. The sound dropped out repeatedly. And it became obvious the announcers were also watching the Arizona State game in the second half, because one of them repeatedly called Alabama State Arizona State after halftime.

2. You can tell we are younger than the last two years. That's OK. One thing Bill Clark has taught me in his years at the helm is that (a) his teams learn from their mistakes and (b) his teams always overachieve on the field vs. what is expected on paper. Speaking of things Clark's teams have taught me...

3. We usually lose one game we are expected to win. This year, perhaps, that was Alabama State -- and we've finally got that monkey off our backs.

4. Vogel remains a beast. He will kick in the NFL.

5. Legion Field still looks pretty under the lights.

6. Watching at home when the game is that close and heart-wrenching is important, because I have access to unlimited gin during the game.

7. We are 1-0, and that's all that matters in the end.
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Excellent observation. I was happy just to win game. UAB blew lots of early opportunities with a lack of concentration. Lots of young guys feel will improve quickly. I would like to see ESPN bring back the Mizlou Isolight feature for night games.
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RE: Things I believe after last night...
Did anyone out in the "boondocks" has a problem with the FM radio signal from JOX? My reception in Cropwell sounded like it was from another state, complete with static and fuzzy talk.
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RE: Things I believe after last night...
(08-30-2019 04:38 PM)BAMANBLAZERFAN Wrote:  Did anyone out in the "boondocks" has a problem with the FM radio signal from JOX? My reception in Cropwell sounded like it was from another state, complete with static and fuzzy talk.

try the tunein app next time
08-30-2019 05:20 PM
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RE: Things I believe after last night...
Reception for me was amazing!
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RE: Things I believe after last night...
Seems like the game plan initially was to take it easy, keep it simple, & play lots of players.

After a blown long run and quick turnover shortly thereafter it remained close throughout.

2nd half it appeared we had a comfortable lead but didn't do anything on offense an allowed ASU to hang around.

They hung around and we had to hold on.
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RE: Things I believe after last night...
Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated. Super busy yesterday. Was just sitting down to churn something out.

I do not disagree with any of your observations, though, except I can't really comment on ESPN+ or the gin.
08-31-2019 09:17 AM
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I rewatched most of the game yesterday and didn’t think the ESPN+ broadcast was that bad other than some audio issues but at the game the PA system was terrible.
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Love it. Smaug we are expecting your report!!!
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(08-30-2019 05:20 PM)LairDweller Wrote:  
(08-30-2019 04:38 PM)BAMANBLAZERFAN Wrote:  Did anyone out in the "boondocks" has a problem with the FM radio signal from JOX? My reception in Cropwell sounded like it was from another state, complete with static and fuzzy talk.

try the tunein app next time

"Alexa, play WJOX" worked for me.
09-02-2019 08:29 AM
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(08-30-2019 04:38 PM)BAMANBLAZERFAN Wrote:  Did anyone out in the "boondocks" has a problem with the FM radio signal from JOX? My reception in Cropwell sounded like it was from another state, complete with static and fuzzy talk.

yes their signal strength has dropped dramatically.
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