Money Down!

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  1. BeerNutts

    BeerNutts Not a Noob

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    Was it just me, or did that seem cheezy as hell?

    I kind of felt like it un-pumped us up.

    Just stick with an enthusiastic "It's THIRD DOWN!"
     
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  2. savbandjacket

    savbandjacket Dodd-Like

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    This hasn’t been discussed yet.
     
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  3. JJacket

    JJacket 1st to pass for 2500 and rush for 1000

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    I think thirrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrddddddd down.....sounds better.
     
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  4. GTBJW

    GTBJW El Vato Loco

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    Money down is a gimmick.
     
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  5. gtgtgt1

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    Whatever works
     
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  6. GT65_UGA89

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    I’m not a fan of the money down. No one sitting around me seemed to like it either.

    That being said -not a big deal.
     
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  7. coit

    coit Miss me?

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    Don’t mind the money down stuff at all, but I really miss hearing the whistle on first downs.
     
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    Literally, every defensive coach in America call 3rd down the money down.

    1) Because you are most often than not in your subdefense (Nickel, Dime, Dollar)

    2) 3rd Down defense is proverbially where you make your money as a defense
     
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  9. EffinDane

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    It's cheesy now

    BUT

    fast forward - we start winning some big games, get on Saturday night primetime

    We are ranked, and face a ranked opponent, we get a big third down stop

    To celebrate, Tech fans throw cash bundles on the field. Actual money - a couple dozen fifty count stacks of $1 bills or something bigger for the folks sitting in the gold seats.

    Twitter erupts: "lmaoooooo they are throwing stacks on the field in Atlanta"

    All the money goes to the Isenhour toy drive. Croots love it.

    NCAA gives us the death penalty. What a ride.
     
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  10. TechAKnee

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    Corny when it’s said on every third down. Should be used in big moments to get the crowd hyped while mixing in other techniques.
     
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    If it works for the team then it works for me
     
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  12. ClydeBrick

    ClydeBrick All Being Master of Time Space & Dimension

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    The NCAA heard about this and has requested a copy of the game tape to start an ivestigation.

    Sanctions inbound.
     
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  13. Dhatura

    Dhatura Damn Good Rat

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    I actually liked the students throwing the Collins bills up in the air. That was a nice touch.
     
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    This
     
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    I remember watching Florida do it (jumping with the signs) when he was DC there at the SEC championship game. Didn't seem cheesy then because their D was ridiculous and it made sense that it was a focus area. I have no issue with the signs on the sidelines and the students doing their thing, but hearing it announced felt over the top IMO.
     
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  16. savbandjacket

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    I have a feeling that the money down stuff will play a lot better when we are in a big night game against an opponent fans care about


    (If we ever get a night game)
     
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  17. cbee

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    All hype but that seems to be what we (and most of college football) is becoming. For an old codger like me, it just isn't enjoyable.
     
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  18. RamblinWreck92

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    That "It's thiiirrrdd down" sounds like what the loser Falcons do and they suck on defense. I like "Money Down" better, esp. given today's results on D.
     
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  19. vapspwi

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    I thought the overly verbose “that’s another first and ten Georgia Tech” was more annoying than Money Down. But if we keep getting lit up on third down, the Money Down thing is going to wear thin, too.

    JRjr
     
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    And the defense was amped up.