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Tips for Survivors that may want to speak out at the #LSU protest tomorrow—a thread. First, you are a bad ass for having the courage to show up and speak out against the way sexual assault is addressed on campus. You should feel empowered right now. 1/
Second, if you are going to speak out and/or talk to journalists, then just keep a few things in mind...1) Your words will likely live forever once you are quoted. 2) You become known to everyone and many people may try to contact you. 2/
It could be journalists, random friendly people, other survivors with disclosures of sexual trauma, creeps, and possibly friends or family members of the person who abused you. Be prepared and make sure you are mentally in a place to handle this possibility. 3/
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I just got done zooming with Brian Broussard of #LSU Ticket Office, allow unpack some of this info:

They've gotten 38% opting in from season ticket holders which equates to about 28-30K fans. They're at 25%, so they'll need to chop some.
Everything is at 25%, seating, suites, band, media, students.

They have enough tickets that every season ticket holder will get at least two, but they won't be able to accommodate everyone.

So if you have 10 tickets, you might get 6, if you have 4 you might get 2, etc.
Season ticket holders have until Friday to make their final opt outs.

There are no ticket packages, you won't have to chose which games you want in your package, you will get all five home games.
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NEWS: At least 30 #LSU football players have been in quarantine, sources tell @SInow.

Some have tested positive; others found to have contacted positives. A portion got infected at Baton Rouge nightclub outbreak.

No hospitalizations or serious illness.
@SInow Wear. A. Mask.
Also: Stay. Out. Of. Tigerland.
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Red sauce, Red Stick & red faced: Bo Pelini is back in the big leagues.

Unfiltered Bo on a perception he says is unfair, a future he believes is bright & a parody Twitter account he calls ridiculous.

“Most people never got to know who I really was" #LSU
#Nebraska with Bo Pelini
Record: 66-27
Losing seasons: 0
1st place division finishes: 4

Nebraska without Pelini:
Record: 28-34
Losing seasons: 4
1st place division finishes: 0

“Hopefully now people have some sense of appreciation for what we did there.”
I will not reply to Nebraska fans.
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I will not reply to Nebraska fans.
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I will not reply to Nebraska fans.
I will not reply to Nebraska fans.
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How are workaholic coaches faring while quarantined at home?

One describes it as “hell”

Another learned to use the dishwasher

One escapes to Home Depot

A coach working in Texas is stuck in Louisiana

Another is isolating eating stone crabs in Key West
#Baylor’s Dave Aranda visited family, still living in Baton Rouge, 2 wks ago and is now, bc of quarantine laws in Texas, unable to return to Waco w/o isolating for 14 days.

He used to spend 20 hrs a day on defense. Not anymore. “Brand new world,” he says
With its proximity to NOLA, many at #LSU impacted by #coronavirus.

Mickey Joseph’s uncle, Eric, was a victim. At least one player's parent is ill, Orgeron says

Let’s all take a message from Mickey: “I know people want to go out, but stay your ass home.”
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#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

2. #Oregon TE Jacob Breeland

Height: 6-4 7/8
Weight: 252
Hand: 9 7/8
Arm: 32 5/8
Wingspan: 78 1/8
#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

3. #FloridaAtlantic TE Harrison Bryant

Height: 6-4 6/8
Weight: 243
Hand: 9 4/8
Arm: 30 5/8
Wingspan: 74
#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

4. #Washington TE Hunter Bryant

Height: 6-2 2/8
Weight: 248
Hand: 10 right hand (pinky deformation), 10 3/8 left hand
Arm: 32
Wingspan: 76 4/8
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Lane Kiffin is on his fifth head job at age 44.

"I don't know," he laughs, "if that's good or bad."

One (wild ass) way or another, we're all gonna find out together.

On the Lane Train & Ole Miss, where they've gotta new sayin' and hashtag: #AllAboard
For my #LSU followers, Lane Kiffin reveals what I've always heard but never truly believed:

While at #Bama in 2016, with LSU debating whether to hire Ed Orgeron, Lane spoke to AD Joe Alleva promising he'd come to BR to be OC if (1) Joe hired O and (2) he didn't get a head job.
Lane on the Kiffin Factor, the penance he endured, a side bet he may wage with Mike Leach, his "normal guy" approach to Twitter & a circuitous career arc that is rounding into a complete circle.

"I guess my life's backwards."

#HottyToddy #OleMiss
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NEWS: Former #Huskers coach and current Youngstown State coach Bo Pelini is expected to replace Dave Aranda as #LSU's next defensive coordinator, sources tell @SInow.

Pelini's multi-year deal will pay him around $2M a year. He served as DC under Les Miles from 2005-07.
@SInow More specifics on Bo Pelini's deal with #LSU: three-year contract at $2.3M a year, sources tell @SInow.

Should put him inside the top 3 among assistant coach salaries.

Just six years ago, Pelini made $3.075M his final year at Nebraska - as head coach.
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NEWS: #LSU is expected to soon announce a new contract for coach Ed Orgeron, as @BruceFeldmanCFB reported.

It’s a six-year deal with a $6M a year base salary and $5M split-dollar life insurance policy, source tells @SInow.
@BruceFeldmanCFB @SInow Ed Orgeron used to sack oysters & shovel shrimp for quarters. In 1993, after his firing at Miami, Nicholls paid him so poorly that he didn't have "enough to buy a jar of peanut butter," his old boss says.

With his new salary, he could buy about 2 million jars of peanut butter.
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Per multiple outlets, an arrest warrant has been issued for #Browns WR Odell Beckham. He is being charged with simple battery.

He slapped the ass of a cop during #LSU's post-game locker room celebration.

Happy Thursday.
@WBRZ and @wdsu have reported on the arrest warrant
Story from The Advocate on this -…
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Version 3 of the #CFBPlayoff rankings were released last night. What you expected? If youve followed along since early Oct you know the process. You werent surprised. For the rest of you, lets take a look & compare to what was projected using the same process used for 5 yrs.
First off, why does the committee use this process? Think about it. 14 busy guys make up this committee. They have roughly 60 hrs from when the last game ends on Sat to when they need to have this Top 25 created on Tues. If they evaluate only 30 teams to get that 25, how much
time is adequate to evaulate? 1 hr? Thats 30 hrs of evaluation. Half the time is gone & no one has slept. The process of getting a consensus out of 14 people hasnt even started. Thats why this process is kept so simple, & its why they have a defined predictable process.
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Interesting thought here: according to our data, the higher ranked team has won roughly 72% of the time over the last decade in the #SEC. That's down from 80% in a study about 5 years ago.

Since expansion (2012) each team has played 56 conference games, and only 5 are above 500.
That's 392 games over 7 seasons, meaning roughly 110 times a lesser ranked team defeated a "more talented" opponent.

Obviously all 5 of Bama's losses are to "less talented" teams, bc they're a top 2 recruiter. The next highest talent recruiter is #UGA, who has lost just 15 times
In the last 7 seasons. Of those 15, every loss except once to #Alabama is a loss to a "less talented" team. So right away, 17% of the "upset losses" are held by the top two recruiters in SEC, bc nearly everyone they play is "less talented" than they are any given Saturday
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#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

102. #Duke TE Daniel Helm
Height: 6-4 1/8
Weight: 249
Hand: 9 4/8
Arm: 33 3/8
Wingspan: 79 5/8
#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

103. #Iowa TE TJ Hockenson
Height: 6-4 6/8
Weight: 251
Hand: 9 4/8
Arm: 32 2/8
Wingspan: 77 7/8
#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

104. #Mississippi TE Dawson Knox
Height: 6-4 3/8
Weight: 254
Hand: 9 6/8
Arm: 33 4/8
Wingspan: 80 4/8
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This will be the 2019 #NFLCombine measurements thread. (The league records prospect information in 8ths of an inch and does not reduce the fractions...if you don't like it, tweet management.)
#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

1. #Utah K Matt Gay
Height: 6-0
Weight: 232
Hand: 9
Arm: 30 4/8
Wingspan: 73 4/8
#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

2. #Oklahoma K Austin Seibert
Height: 5-9 2/8
Weight: 213
Hand: 8 7/8
Arm: 30 3/8
Wingspan: 70 4/8
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