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Tonight the mighty Akron Zips of the Mid America conference roll into Knoxville to take on the Tennessee Volunteers. Vegas oddsmakers rate the Vols a 35 point favorite.

I shall be rooting for the underdogs.

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Thanks M, Thanks Frank

It's going to be a tough call. Our other issue is the thought of having 2 kids at different high schools, just one grade apart, and trying to be at all of the various functions.

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"It's amazing the difference a year makes at this stage. Last night before practice we were throwing the ball around. I asked him if he thought he was faster than me yet. He said he was and could juke me out of my shoes. lol. I tacked him 3 times in a row......and my back hurts today, but I won't tell him that. :-)" ----

I can relate. I had a similar story when my son was 16. We'd scrimmage regularly. One day at the park, he got the best of me, and I knew the transition was happening. Today, he's a Div 1 Defensive Tackle, 6'3 300 wrecking ball with agility and incredible strength. His little brother is next... God help us. LOL.

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**It's amazing the difference a year makes at this stage. Last night before practice we were throwing the ball around. I asked him if he thought he was faster than me yet. He said he was and could juke me out of my shoes. lol. I tacked him 3 times in a row......and my back hurts today, but I won't tell him that. :-) **

I can see that :). It made me smile!

You are an unbelievable dad.

If you have the money, let him make the decision. Remember, this is high school, college is right around the corner!

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It's amazing the difference a year makes at this stage. Last night before practice we were throwing the ball around. I asked him if he thought he was faster than me yet. He said he was and could juke me out of my shoes. lol. I tacked him 3 times in a row......and my back hurts today, but I won't tell him that. :-)

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As for the Saints, yes, I'm a fan. Have Bern ever since Eli's dad Archie played for them. Which might explain why I'm so sensitive about a team that doesn't give an all-pro quarterback the supporting cast he deserves.

I discuss the Saints and other teams I care about on a real sports forum, with intelligent fans, who don't run to mama every time someone points out they are mistaken about something.

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Green Bay is another team like the Giants with a great QB. I'm not as interested in Rogers as much as I am with a kid from NOLA like Eli, whose family I have known for decades. That's how this little skirmish between you and me got started. Unless you've forgotten, after one game last year when Eli's head almost got knocked off and his receivers dropped passes or tipped them into defenders' hands, I lamented here that the Giants weren't surrounding Eli with the talent they should. It wasn't a dig at you; it was a comment in a sports thread.

But you got your panties all twisted, as you often do about nothing, and you have been dragging it up ever since. It's a discussion forum. If you aren't up to the task of discussing things intelligently, without getting your panties bunched up and taking offense at every little thing, that's just tough.

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I freakin hate spell check...

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I can understand your dilemma Perfect, I would feel the same. As I said, its a great compliment to your son that they are interested and I am sure that appeals to him. When all is said and done and he graduates, would he be significantly better off academically and/or football wise than he would have been in your current public school? For 40k, that what I would likely be asking myself...

You son is about the same age as my youngest, which is 12 yo and in 7th grade. My son loves football as well, and wow, what a huge difference puberty makes! He hit that stage about 7-8 months ago, shot up 7", pu on 30lbs and his feet grew 3 sizes! AND, he became coordinated and athletic. Like a different kid on the field...

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"Fun, I guess I'll have to start naming names when I get attacked"

I don't even poke fun at you much anymore, and have never "attacked" you. I've asked you before, both in private emails and here in the forums, to identify anything that you felt was an actual attack on you. No response.

So feel free to be as specific as you can about any "attack" on you.

And btw, I can be quite specific about numerous times that I defended you publicly when people mischaracterized something you said.

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