From The Stands - FAU

Sep 23, 2023

This recording is maybe 70% about the last two minutes of the game. Because I'm an "I cannot relax until the very moment the game is officially over" fan, I'm constantly watching for the following numbers on the clock on first down (when we're driving with the lead and the ball trying to run out the clock):

2:00 with the other team having no timeouts.
1:20 with the other team having one timeout.
0:40 with the other team having two timeouts.

If we get to any of those scenarios on first down, the game is over and we can kneel it out. We had 1:18 in this game and didn't kneel which sent me to the "RaVon Bonner nearly fumbled in the opener in 2018 when we could have kneeled it out" place. And then when Feagin broke through the line and nearly scored, I was saying "down down down down" and pointing down. I'm simply the type of fan who... I need to come up with a good way to say this.

I'm the fan who needs to check to see if the mail actually went into the slot. Wow, that's perfect.

I need to put the mail in the slot, then raise the thing, then lower the thing to make sure there wasn't some piece of gum preventing the mail from sliding into the basket, and then raise the thing again. And then I might lower the thing again and look to see if maybe that mailbox was completely full of mail and my letter is stuck somewhere in the chute.

That's how I watch football. And this From The Stands is me, immediately after the game, trying to calm down because I felt like I might have seen the mail not slide down the chute:


MuckFichigan92 on September 23, 2023 @ 08:36 PM

Ha, I too do the mail-in-the-slot verification. W: IU, NW, Neb, @PU L: @Iowa, @Minny, @Mary ? Wisc

DGMac on September 23, 2023 @ 10:50 PM

I assume Adams was out because he missed 3 or 4 blocks that led to sacks or TFLs. Just complete whiffs. Very concerning. Yet somehow we still put up 510 yards. Hard to process.

Thaillini22 on September 24, 2023 @ 03:06 AM

Going up 30-17 with 90 seconds remaining is also the mail fully down the slot.

bkenny on September 24, 2023 @ 12:49 PM

After the pass to Boyer for a 1st down, with the clock running, we went tempo and snapped it with somewhere around 28 on the play clock. He caught it at 3:32 and our next snap was at 3:08. I was screaming in the stadium. What in the world was that?

Robert on September 26, 2023 @ 08:26 AM

A fumble that we didn't want reviewed.

bkenny on September 27, 2023 @ 10:56 AM

It was pretty obvious live that he was down - and had been down for a while - before the ball popped out. I think that was a really bad use of a quick snap. I also think the booth hammers that before the snap if they want to look at it anyway. They had 20ish seconds.

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