Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Morning Dump: 08/21

More like a post-lunch growler.....

Several writers leave TCU off their AP Ballot - DallasNews.com
Tailgating rules at TCU - Yahoo Sports
5 questions for the StarT beat writer - Daily Oklahoman
TCU's big step forward - SBNation
TCU v. Oklahoma best game of the year - Yahoo Sports
25 most intersting mascots, we lose out to the fighting okra - Yahoo Sports

Secure Women enjoy sex more than insecure women says TCU study - times of india

Don't forget about the only official SpitBlood TCU college pick em'

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Your New Favorite Horned Frog?

You may have missed it, but TCU had a pretty interesting pickup over the weekend, acquiring Florida transfer WR Ja'Juan Story.  Story, a 4 Star recruit and sixth rated receiver in his class out of hike school, so says ESPN, left Florida this off-season after determining the Gators were not the right fit for him.  The choice came down to TCU and South Florida but Story ended up committing to the Frogs without even checking out Tampa, cancelling a scheduled visit this weekend.  Ja'juan will have to sit out a year per transfer rules but will have 3 years of eligibility remaining beginning with the 2013 season.  Just as a refresher, TCU's receiving corp next year could include the following:  Josh Boyce, Brandon Carter, Ladarius Brown, Cam White, David Porter, Kolby Listenbee, Josh Doctson as well as Story.  So we've got that going for us.  Pretty sure even EdK could toss a few bombs to those guys, presuming he wasn't spending the season poring over MWC box scores and wishing for what might've been.

Reportedly, Story's relationships with current Frog DB Jamie Byrd, a high school teammate, and newly appointed LB Coach Randy Shannon, who recruited him when he was still at Miami, gave us the leg up, but after reading THIS story, I'm not so sure.  Perhaps someone else - say, our own Vikingfrog - played a major role?  After all, it's ironic that Story committed around the same time VF posted pics of the brand spanking new restroom facilities at Amon G.  You think a man who values a good BM would have committed to a program whose restroom rivaled THIS ONE until the stadium was reconstructed?  You guys be the judges on this one.  At least we have a potential replacement for Kris Gardner as the team's resident twitter all-star.

Welcome aboard, Ja'Juan!
*Tournament Update:
 We are 5 days away from the the Spitblood Scramble.  Sponsorships and prizes are in place and there are a few spots left for teams of 4.  This is your last chance to sign up!  Registration will close on Thursday EOB.

Please bring cash to the course to buy mulligans.  They are $10 each and you can buy 2 max per player.  

This year's tournament will be held at Whitestone Golf Course in Fort Worth on August 25th.  Shotgun start is set for 2pm so you lazy booze hounds can make it.  All proceeds go to charity.  $100/player, $400/team.  Includes green fee, koozie, FREE beer, hamburger, and prizes if you earn them.

The format is a scramble.  Do not stack your team with A golfers.  Try to balance with an A, B, C, and D golfer.  (why do I even say this, you sand bagging SOBs never listen)  You WILL get made fun of if you turn in a 17 under.

Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Dead Ass Last.  There will also be closest to the pin and longest drive individual prizes as well.  1st place takes home the coveted Spitblood Purple Jacket.

Last year we set a record for attendance with over 80 golfers.  This year we aim to get 100 players.  We have the entire course reserved and it will be one hell of a time. 

We are pooling money on Crowdtilt.  Click this link to sign up.  If you don't have an account sign up is fast and easy.  You can sign up through Facebook or by just using your email. If you are paying for more than 1 entry you can contribute multiple times.

After sign up please email your team name and players to thefinch@spitbloodtcu.com .  Sign up as soon as you can because the spots will go fast.  Feel free to email me with any questions.