Penn State Wins by 2 Over LSU at the Citrus Bowl

Posted on Fri 01/01/2010 by

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It was a game that could have easily gone the other way. I started to watch a few minutes of it and ended up watching the whole game.

One thing that impressed me was REAL Grass! It was raining so the field was muddy and torn up. It had ruts and loose sod just like in the good old days. Plus I imagine it’s less painful to fall on real grass than it is artificial turf over a concrete base.

Of course the holes and missing sod presents a real life situation; just like running on an uneven path through the woods is more challenging and strengthens your ankles better than running on a smooth indoor track.

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Wow! What a thrill. Maybe they’re going back to showing at least part of the Half-Time Show. What a ‘Novel” concept. I remember when we got to see the whole halftime show just like someone who went to the game in person.

Any talking was done in the background with just a remark or two at a time. Not the Diarrhea mouths we have now. Not that they are vulgar in speech but once their mouths start running there is no stopping them. And then you gotta watch these self-important Sportscasters mugs in a suit no less. I’d rather watch the majorettes on the field. I may be somewhere in my 80s but I still enjoy nice eye candy.   —-

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So why watch these high paid blabbermouths drone on and on. Blath!

It was a good game. Maybe not the most spectacular but really worthwhile watching.

Now comes the Rose Bowl. May the best team win.

Photo Captions: Click on the Image to view a larger one in a separate window. (All Photos by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Top Photo: Derek Moye #6 of the Penn State Nittany Lions catches a touchdown pass in the first half against the LSU Tigers.

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2nd Photo: Referee Brian O’Cain tries to fix a loose area of grass in the first half of the 2010 Capital One Bowl between the Penn State Nittany Lions and LSU Tigers at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on January 1, 2010 in Orlando, Florida.

3rd Photo: Jordan Jefferson #9 of the LSU Tigers runs with the football during the first half against the Penn State Nittany Lions at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium.

4th Photo:  Daryll Clark #17 of the Penn State Nittany Lions passes the football during the first half against the LSU Tigers.

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5th Photo:  The Penn State Nittany Lions offense runs onto a sloppy field during the first half against the LSU Tigers at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium.

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