Friday, October 05, 2007
Welcome back to our weekly installment of The Pam Ward Chronicles. I'm going to be keeping track of the Announcing Quotes throughout the day and I ask that you join in. Please leave any that you come across in the comments or feel free to email me at AwfulAnnouncing@Gmail.com. Other goodness will be happening underneath this post so be sure to check it out.
I'm going to be gone for most of the day, so leave your quotes in the comments and I'll post them when I can. Enjoy the day!
Here are the standings after five weeks........
1. Chris Spielman (23)
2. Brad Nessler (20)
3. Gary Danielson (19)
4. Paul Maguire (17)
5. Bob Griese, Lee Corso (16)
7. Mike Patrick (14)
8. Pam Ward (13)
9. Tim Brandt (11)
10. Pat Haden, Dave Pasch, Gerry Dinardo (9)
Others Receiving Votes: Tom Hart (8), Mark Jones (7), Brent Musburger (7), Thom Brennaman (7), Andre Ware (7), Sean McDonough (7), , John Saunders (6), Quint Kessenich (6), Charles Arbuckle (5), Ray Bentley (6), Mike Tirico (4), Dan Fouts (4), Desmond Howard (3), Jim Donnan (3), Doug Flutie (3.5), Erin Andrews (3), Craig James (2.5), Todd Blackledge (2)
College Football Week #6 Announcing Teams (Awful Announcing)
"It's going to be Bulls on Parade for the rest of the season."- Chris Fowler, discussing South Florida's schedule (Via Matt)
He made that same joke a week ago. Come on Chris.
LSU Fans have a message for you Superman.....
Paint me next! Paint me next!!!
Did Arrelious Benn (WR Illinois) change his name to "Regis"? That's what Andre Ware and his PBP partner have been calling him all day. (Via Henry)
The illustrious Ray Bentley breaking down a replay review of a potential catch vs incomplete pass:
"His knee was down and then the ball came out, so it should be an incomplete pass."
"This call is going to go one way or the other". (via Anonymous)
"Pushing...pushing...and it's in the end zone!" - Bill Land, making a K-State rushing touchdown sound like childbirth. (via Signal to Noise)
Thanks to ESPN we know J Lehman's dads name is Happy and he is a pastor. A pastor named Happy Lehman.
Also we learned that U of I grads invented the LED, the MRI and Plasma TV. (via Steve)
I think baseball on TBS has sapped me of my will to dig up quotes.
I'm still trying to decipher Jose Mota's comments.
Is "ajhdkadjayel" a word? (via Steve)
Did no one else notice the "Tebow Wears Jorts" sign? That was the best ever. (via Chris Mottram)
"happiness is about having a poor memory. if you can't remember what happened yesterday you'll feel pretty good today"
lou holtz (yes it was during a "pep talk", but still) (via Garrett)
"...this Wildcat team had a costly turnover last week." - Ray Bentley. He was talking about a UNC player. (via Michael)
"The ball squirts out." - Pam Ward (via Michael)
"That was meat on meat right there." - Dave Pasch (via anonymous)
Erin Andrews was just talking about some Illinois player..."The trainer was checking out [his] right neck." (via GMoney)
"I don't think Edgerrin James was a Freshmen at age 29." - Ray Bentley. (There was a graphic comparing Edge to his cousin at Miami, and their stats from freshmen year.) (via Michael)
"I've never seen a crowd sweat so much out here." - Paul Maguire (via Signal to Noise)
"I would have been 300 pounds and loving every minute of it." - Bob Wischusen, while discussing the Penn State course where you learn to make ice cream and work at the creamery in Beaver Stadium. (via Signal to Noise)
"Colt McCoy looks like he's 12. I don't think he's even shaved yet." - Paul Maguire, racking it up. (via Signal to Noise)
An outstanding touchdown call from the Tenn-GA game: "An end-around and now they’re gonna throw it deep! Caught! Forget it! For-get-it! Touchdown Tennessee!" (via Chris Mottram)
"That hit on McCoy was only second to the one I got from the policeman in the elevator after I did my stand-up." - Brad Nessler
"You should have been wearing your press pass." - Paul Maguire (via Signal to Noise)
At one point, the color announcer in the UNC-Miami game referred to the Tar Heels as the "Wildcats." (Via RL)
"This thing is completely even at ten, but again the two missed field goals by the Seminoles.....maybe the could be in front here."- Dave Lamont
"Benjamin Williams, they know him in Tampa. He's saying HEY USA, HERE I AM!" - Doug Bell
This is during a game on ESPNU. Against Florida Atlantic. I'm gonna go out on a limb and say not that many people are watching. (Via Anon)
"They are tight-ending Oklahoma to death"- Brad Nessler (Via Matt)
"(Florida OL Jim) Tartt's has a mouthful of Glenn Dorsey all night."- Gary Danielson (Via Anon)
"Did you see any of those events in 1969?"- Ron Franklin
"I was in my mom most of 1969."- Ed Cunningham