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Lyle Lanley II

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  1. I'm in the middle of this one right now. While it centers on President Polk and the Mexican War, it really covers a pretty large contextual swath of American politics and foregin policy in the mid-1800s. Pretty entertaining read so far.
  2. Our current 61: Wil Houston A few memorable 61s: Marcus Cannon David Bobo November 18, 1961: TCU 6, #1 Texas 0 KaVontae Turpin scored on a 61-yard TD reception from Boykin as a true freshman against SMU in 2015 A few bonus 61s: Nate Newton Bill Hicks was born December 16, 1961
  3. Our current 62: David Bolisomi A few memorable 62s: Jeff Olson Herb Zimmerman John Marsh (with biographical details!) That time Kyle Hicks scored 5 touchdowns and the Frogs dropped 62 on Baylor while their fans were all buying rape-enabler #CAB T-shirts in the parking lot ...and one bonus 62: James McMurtry was born March 18, 1962 - in Fort Worth.
  4. Same clown car as four years ago, just different bumper stickers.
  5. I've been travelling and/or sick for a few days. Our current 65: Colson Altmann A few memorable 65s: Dick Lowe Brady Foltz The "Hurricane Game" against Stanford was a pretty memorable experience for any of the 10,000 or so of us that were actually in the stands that rainy, rainy day while the remnants of Hurricane Ike blew through Fort Worth. Despite the size, it was quite possibly the most vocal crowd I can remember at Amon G. this side of the 2009 Utah game. Anyway, it was GP's 65th win at TCU. Nick Browne, one of the last men's soccer players at TCU, also kicked 65 career field goals on the gridiron Baylor just could not handle Jalen Reagor on his 65-yard TD reception from The Muehl in last year's win in Pappadeauxville.
  6. Our current 69: Coy McMillon A few memorable 69s: Kelly Griffin Aviante Collins Stephen Culp W.C. Nix The WildFrog was born with Jeremy Kerley's breakout performance in a dominant 32-7 Thursday night win over BYU in 2008 - GP's 69th career victory at TCU Boykin had a 69-yard 4th quarter TD run as part of the Frogs' comeback road win over Kansas State in 2015.
  7. Thanks for posting - I just ordered a copy! My grandfather was friends with Mr. Maples. As a result, I've come into posession of the original sketches for many of his cartoons. Got them all framed a few years ago.
  8. The Marlins have placed Riley Ferrell on waivers. If no team picks him up (as a Rule 5 draftee, they couldn't option him to the minors), he'd go back to the Astros. MLBTradeRumors.com: Marlins place Rule 5 draftee Ferrell on outright waivers
  9. Our current 70: Cordel Iwuagwu A few memorable 70s: Marshall Newhouse J.T. Aughinbaugh Darius Anderson broke out with a 70-yard TD against Texas in Austin as a freshman in 2016 Deante Gray broke out with a 70-yard punt return touchdown on his first career touch in the 2012 season opener against Grambling ...and a few bonus 70s: Rayfield Wright Dennis Rodman, during his short stint playing for his hometown team The astronauts of Apollo 13 safely splashed down in the Pacific on April 17, 1970 ABC's Monday Night Football debuted September 21, 1970
  10. Just saw on twitter that Alex Robinson is signing with the Sacramento Kings as an undrafted free agent.
  11. Our current 71: Marcus Williams A few memorable 71s: Barrett Robbins Derrell Palmer Andy Dalton threw 71 touchdown passes in his 4 seasons at TCU ...and a few bonus 71s: Mark Tuinei The Washington Senators played their last game at the recently-renamed RFK Stadium on September 30, 1971. DC's loss was our gain. The Last Picture Show hit theaters October 22, 1971. The Cowboys' first game at Texas Stadium was played October 24, 1971: a 44-21 win over the Patriots Led Zeppelin IV was released November 8, 1971 The Grateful Dead played Daniel-Meyer Coliseum at TCU on November 14, 1971. Why in the world are we not hosting concerts at Schollmaier?
  12. -Nick Lodolo has been assigned to the Billings Mustangs of the (Rookie) Pioneer League by the Reds' organization. -Johnny Rizer has hit safely in every professional game he's ever played. Through 4 games for Low-A Aberdeen (Orioles), he's hitting 7-for-15 (.467) with 3 doubles, a triple, 4 RBI, 2 walks and a robust 1.329 OPS -Josh Watson collected his first professional hit last night, a single, for the AZL Athletics Green of the Arizona Rookie League.
  13. Cron went deep again last night. That's 4 HR in his first 43 MLB at-bats.
  14. Our current 72: Kris Dike A few memorable 72s: Bob Lilly Jeff Millican Michael Toudouze Kyle Dooley Jalen Reagor's 72 receptions last year was the second-highest single-season total in school history ...and a few bonus 72s: Too Tall Jones The Cowboys beat the Dolphins, 24-3 in Super Bowl VI on January 16, 1972 Semi-Tough was published in 1972
  15. Pick one: -The possibility of a nominal, one-time settlement payment from the school just to get you to quit being a crybaby in public. -Utilizing the alumni network you paid zero dollars to join in order to advance your career and lifelong earning potential.
  16. Jared Janczak has been assigned to the AZL Indians Blue of the Arizona Rookie League by the Indians organization.
  17. Josh Watson was assigned to the AZL Athletics Green of the Arizona Rookie League by the A's organization. He went 0-for-2 with two walks, a run scored and two strikeouts in his professional debut on Monday.
  18. A few memorable 74s: Big V Bob Schobel Abe Martin won 74 games as TCU's head coach from 1953 to 1966 Josh Boyce scored on a 74-yard TD reception from Casey Pachall against Boise State in 2011 ...and a few bonus 74s: 1974 American League MVP, Jeff Burroughs What is now "The Tower" in downtown Fort Worth - long before it's current use as condos, it's near demolition in 2001 and being ravaged by a tornado in 2000, was built in 1974 Blazing Saddles hit theaters February 7, 1974 Nixon, in a speech in which he says he isn't a quitter, quits. August 8, 1974.
  19. Our current 75: Brannon Brown A few memorable 75s: Blake Schlueter Chase Johnson Don Floyd Casey Pachall celebrating a 75-yard TD pass to Brandon Carter against Boise in 2011. Antoine Hicks, just after scoring on a 75-yard TD reception from Dalton against BYU in 2009. ...and a few bonus 75s: Tony Casillas Dog Day Afternoon hit theaters September 21, 1975
  20. Guenther has signed with the Rays.
  21. -Arrieta picked up a W last time out for the Phils, pitching 6 innings and striking out 5. He's now 6-5 on the season with a 4.31 ERA. Next scheduled start is Monday night in DC. -Cashner gave up just 1 run in 6 IP against the Astros at Enron in his last start, but took a no-decision in the O's win. He remains 6-2 on the year with a 4.73 ERA. Next scheduled start is Monday night in Oakland. -Carpenter has a hit and an RBI in his last three games. He's now hitting .222 with 9 HR, 25 RBI and a .718 OPS. -Holaday has a base hit in each of his last four appearances for the Marlins, including a HR and a double. Through 7 total games played, he's hitting 5-for-19 (.263) with 1 HR, 5 RBI and an .865 OPS. -Cron went deep against the Nationals on Saturday. Through 18 total games played for the D'backs, he's hitting .237 with 3 HR, 10 RBI and an .865 OPS. -Crichton threw a scoreless inning and a third in his first outing for the D'backs since his second call-up began. Through 5 total big league relief appearances this season, he's got a 0.00 ERA, a 0.50 WHIP, 4 K's, 0 BB. -Ferrell is in his second rehab assignemnt of the year as he continues to work toward his MLB debut with the Marlins. After 1 perfect inning at Class A Jupiter, he pitched a perfect inning and two-thirds for Triple-A New Orleans on Saturday.
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