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Obscene fans at Rutgers draw a penalty flag
The Star Ledger ^ | 11 Sep 07 | Mark Di Ionno

Posted on 09/11/2007 1:30:15 PM PDT by SkyPilot

The play came late in the game, when Rutgers expanded its lead over Navy to a comfortable level after a tight three quarters.

Navy's Reggie Campbell took the kickoff and ran full speed ahead up the middle with all the force his 168-pound body could generate. Campbell, almost always the smallest and fastest man on the field, hit a wall of XXXL-sized scarlet jerseys and was slammed to the ground at the bottom of the pile. He got up slowly, limping off. This gutsy kid, a slotback who already spent three quarters being chased and tackled by gangs of defensive linemen and linebackers, all weighing at least 100 pounds more than him, was then given a dose of Rutgers' student section class.

''You got f---ed up. You got f---ed up. You got f--ed-up," they chanted.

(Excerpt) Read more at nj.com ...


TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: fans; navy; obscene; rutgers

1 posted on 09/11/2007 1:30:16 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

Those Napp... er guess i can’t say that...


2 posted on 09/11/2007 1:31:32 PM PDT by kawaii (Orthodox Christianity -- Proclaiming the Truth Since 33 A.D.)
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To: SkyPilot
Related FR thread:

German fans taunt rivals with inflatable [objects]

3 posted on 09/11/2007 1:32:46 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: SkyPilot

This is a sick syndrome happening at almost all sporting events at almost every age level. People think just because they are at a game they can cuss, swear, be vulgar all they want and it’s OK becasue they are supporting their team or child. It drives me crazy without taking my kids anywhere, and I dread taking my kids to any sporting event. It is degeneracy run amok.


4 posted on 09/11/2007 1:35:47 PM PDT by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Prov. 25:26)
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To: vpintheak
was then given a dose of Rutgers' student section class

If there is one thing I've learned about college sporting events it is this: never judge the fans by the student body. Students by definition are idiots. Being college students specifically, they're going to do something incredibly stupid. I don't know where you live, but where I live, typically the most obnoxious people at games typically are the students.

5 posted on 09/11/2007 1:40:01 PM PDT by GOP_Raider ("I guess I like to do things that bother people." -Urban Meyer)
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Rutgers: We'll #@$#@$@ You Up!
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7 posted on 09/11/2007 1:44:14 PM PDT by GOP_Raider ("I guess I like to do things that bother people." -Urban Meyer)
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To: kawaii; Lil'freeper
"Those Napp... er guess i can’t say that..."

"My thoughts exactly."

8 posted on 09/11/2007 1:47:13 PM PDT by big'ol_freeper ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SkyPilot
Without doubt college football fans are some of the goofiest most distasteful people I've ever met.

College football fans from New Jersey are just about beyond words.....

L

9 posted on 09/11/2007 1:51:45 PM PDT by Lurker ( Comparing moderate islam to extremist islam is like comparing smallpox to ebola.)
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To: vpintheak

Yep. And it happens at all levels or football. Coaches and kids I can flag and toss if needed. With fans it’s a bit more difficult. But they can be tossed too, or their team forfeits. It works.


10 posted on 09/11/2007 1:52:09 PM PDT by b4its2late (FOOTBALL REFEREES: Best seat in the house, and we're paid to be there.)
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To: SkyPilot

Navy and Rutgers have a bit of a history. I went to the Navy - Rutgers game in Annapolis three years ago. Rutgers stayed on the field too long for their warm-ups, holding up the march-on and Navy from entering the field. Navy proceeded to thump them by four or five TDs (Kyle Eccles had a HUGE day). Maybe this is tied to that. But what else is to be expected from a crowd of drunken college students?


11 posted on 09/11/2007 1:52:17 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: SkyPilot
This gutsy kid, a slotback who already spent three quarters being chased and tackled by gangs of defensive linemen and linebackers

uh-oh

12 posted on 09/11/2007 1:57:00 PM PDT by Sue Perkick (And I hope that what Iíve done here today doesnít force you to have a negative opinion of meÖ.)
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To: Lurker
I went to the first Rutgers game this year against Buffalo. I was there with my wife and kids, and made the mistake of sitting in the student section. Before the 1st quarter was over, we had moved away, but it is, regretfully, hard to get away from people using foul language around children.

Its not just Rutgers either. I ran into the same problem when I brought my son to a NJ Devil's game.

The offenders always fit the same profile:

Twentysomethings who are drunk off their arses.

More anecdotal evidence that the coarsening of our culture is all too real.

13 posted on 09/11/2007 1:57:37 PM PDT by Joisey (Now, go away, or I shall taunt you a second time-a!)
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To: SkyPilot

Those students, like so many in New Jersey, contine to disgrace themselves. We might ask, where do these foul-mouthed hoots come from? What elements in the greater society are responsible for them? And, sadly, why do the rest of us choose to ignore them, rather than to correct them?


14 posted on 09/11/2007 2:00:54 PM PDT by Continental Soldier
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To: Lurker
Aw c'mon...we hardly even HAD college football in NJ until recently (other than the first ever college football game played--between Rutgers and Princeton on November 6, 1869). At any rate, the Gator fans are no better, the Dawgs fans are no better, the Buckeye fans, and on and on.

For my money, nothing's worse than Jets fans.

15 posted on 09/11/2007 2:03:51 PM PDT by Pharmboy ("Liberals love humanity but hate people" Dick Armey)
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To: Pharmboy
For my money, nothing's worse than Jets fans.

Eagles fans in the 700-level at old Veterans Stadium were legendary. It was indistinguishable from a trip to the Philadelphia Zoo.

16 posted on 09/11/2007 2:35:26 PM PDT by Tallguy (Climate is what you plan for, weather is what you get.)
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To: SkyPilot
Hey it’s back East and in New Jerzey what else can a person expect.

Some view New Jerzey as the stinking cesspool for New York and I guess these fans are the Muckdivers in that cesspool.

17 posted on 09/11/2007 3:13:18 PM PDT by OKIEDOC (Kalifornia, a red state wannabe. I don't take Ex Lax I just read the New York Times.)
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To: SkyPilot
It doesn’t happen just at Rutgers. I have personally witnessed the same rude chants at college sports events and seen/heard them on televised college events.
18 posted on 09/11/2007 3:23:29 PM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: Lurker
Without doubt college football fans are some of the goofiest most distasteful people I've ever met.

Still, the soccer/futbol fans in Europe put fans here in America to shame.

19 posted on 09/11/2007 4:35:45 PM PDT by GOP_Raider ("I guess I like to do things that bother people." -Urban Meyer)
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To: SkyPilot

Will this latest Rutgers/bad language incident result in Gov. Jon Corzine breaking another leg?

(Stay off the freeways!)


20 posted on 09/11/2007 4:39:36 PM PDT by KingSnorky
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To: KingSnorky
Did you hear about the NY Post article about Corzine regarding that accident?

About 2 months ago, they published an article that said he was riding in the backseat (not the front seat) with a 25 year old blond "assistant" when they got into the accident.

He was NOT riding in the front seat as alleged. Even the doctors said he would have gone through the windshield at that speed without a seat belt.

They changed the story to cover up the incident with his squeeze.

She has since been "moved to another department."

21 posted on 09/11/2007 4:56:08 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

I read that in the Post, too! I believe the Latin term for what happened the moment after the crash is “governus interuptus” :)


22 posted on 09/11/2007 6:50:16 PM PDT by KingSnorky
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To: SkyPilot

I guess she was a smooth haired ho?


23 posted on 09/11/2007 9:09:39 PM PDT by scrabblehack
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To: Pharmboy

I heard even the Bama President has been urging their fans to quit chanting “We Just Beat the Hell Out of You” at their games.


24 posted on 09/11/2007 9:11:29 PM PDT by dfwgator (The University of Florida - Still Championship U)
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To: SkyPilot
Midshipmen do the same thing when they can get away with it. My USNA summer company got fried when I was a plebe for singing "obscene" songs while marching to Navy-Marine Corps Stadium on game day. We sorta left a trail of shocked tourists in our wake.

That year at Naps really helped.
25 posted on 09/12/2007 3:59:39 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....when the sidewalks are safe for the little guy.)
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To: Thrownatbirth

You mean like the “little bird, with golden bill” song?

My personal favorite, but was not good to sing around tourists.


26 posted on 09/12/2007 6:04:24 AM PDT by Nabber
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To: SkyPilot

Enjoy it while you can, Rutgers. When I was at Navy, Rutgers was the team we scheduled at homecoming so we could smash the sh*t out of them in front of the alumni-—that is, if we couldn’t get William and Mary to commit. Reggie Campbell could eat your entire student body for lunch and have room in his gut for even more.


27 posted on 09/12/2007 6:12:42 AM PDT by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: Nabber
You mean like the “little bird, with golden bill” song?

Actually these were original compositions we penned and practiced at Bainbridge for a year. I remember one of the crudest ones went to the Captain 20 tune of "Kids Are People Too". Never underestimate the creativity of bored sailors and marines.
28 posted on 09/12/2007 6:23:09 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....when the sidewalks are safe for the little guy.)
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To: SkyPilot

Bring Rutgers and their fans to the LA Coliseum for a scrimage against the Trojans - we will silence them ten minutes into the first quarter...


29 posted on 09/12/2007 9:09:30 AM PDT by rockthecasbah (He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat.)
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To: rockthecasbah

Yeah, Rutgers doesn’t have all the available cash on hand from their alumni to buy their players things like the Condoms... ahem I mean Trojans.


30 posted on 09/13/2007 5:16:41 AM PDT by Dmitry Vukicevich (Rutgers Alumn)
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To: Dmitry Vukicevich
Yes, we do have an embarrassment of riches at SC. And we love to be hated.

“Unless you’re a Trojan, you probably hope some NFL team dangles a monstrous enough carrot (Brinks truck full of cash, team ownership, full control whatever) that finally lures away the King of L.A. because if Pete Carroll stays at Southern California for much longer, the annual race to the BCS championship game is going to become a yearly chase ‘to see who gets to play SC.” Lindy’s College Football Preview

31 posted on 09/13/2007 1:40:07 PM PDT by rockthecasbah (He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat.)
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