Saturday, January 9, 2010

Friends, Trojans, Countrymen, lend me your ears"

"Friends, Trojans, Countrymen, lend me your ears
For I come hear to praise Pete Carroll, not bury him
For Pete was an honorable man, so are they all, honorable men
The evil that men do lives on in Troy after them
But Pete was an honorable man, so is Mike Garrett
They are all honorable men
Pete did not know about Joe McKnights $50,000 car
He had no knowledge of Reggie Bush driving a cadillac escalade
He never saw the magazine with Reggie and his car on the cover
For Pete is an honorable man
He did not know about Reggie's parents living in a mansion
He did not know about Mark Sanchez's sexual assault case
He did not know about his players living illegally in $4,000 a month apartments
For Pete is an honorable man, so are they all, honorable men
Pete strode across Troy like a giant
And for this you call him ambitious
Pete never cut corners, never encouraged a culture of corruption
Pete never ran up the score, taunted coaches, slept with coeds
For Pete is an honorable man
When the poor have cried, Pete hath wept
When the NCAA called, he stonewalled
When sanctions are imminent and SC will be banned from television
Pete hath run to Seattle
Leaving behind the carcass of a smoldering program that is a dying form within
Pete migrates north, for he doth knows which way the wind blows
For Pete is an honorable man

Friday, January 1, 2010

And we all Fly On....

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I just got back from a great week in Mammoth. Mike and I left the day after Christmas and we were joined by my Dad and Denise. We were able to get a lot of snowboarding in but the most fun that Mike and I had was when we decided to make our own snowboard jump. We spent an entire day out in the snow going on multiple runs and going off the jump. As we drove away today Mike and I both said how the most fun we had was the day spent making jumps. And as Mike said, it was all free....... watch the video above to see Mike soar........