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Bedlam OU vs. OSU
na ^ | 10-30-2003 | na

Posted on 10/30/2003 6:46:22 AM PST by buffyt

 
Go Pokes!!!! 

This was posted on ESPN.... Cute!! 

Twas the night before Bedlam
and all through the house,
not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
The crimson and cream were hung by the front door with care
in hopes a Sooner victory soon would be there. 

When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter,
Boomer Sooner sprang from his bed to see what was the matter.
Away to his front door he flew like a flash,
tore open the dead bolt, threw open the latch.
 
And what to his wondering eyes did appear,
but two small trick or treaters with their eyes full of cheer.
This first one wore 7, and other 82.
They were dressed in bright orange right down to their shoes.
 
They took Boomer's candy and fled out of sight.
They stole OU's ranking with OSU might.
Boomer woke from his nightmare, oh what a fright.
It was just a bad dream on Halloween, Right? 

The next morning Boomer was up with a bound.
He dresses up in Crimson and drove across town.
He got to the stadium, electricity in the air.
The Sooner and Cowboys, BEDLAM WAS THERE!!!
 
More rapid than eagles, the Cowboys they came,
as Les shouted on Tatum, on Rashaun we're winning the game!
And so up on the scoreboard the points all flew.
The Cowboys too many and Sooners too few. 

The game was all over in a flash of an eye,
poor Sooners didn't know that our Tatum could fly.
Second leading rusher going into the game,
leading Heisman candidate when out he came. 

Poor Boomer went home with his head hung low.
His pride and his spirit broken for the third year in a row.
The promise of OU's defense of fright
had gasped and sputtered like Boomer's dream on Halloween night. 
 
 For all of you Sooners with championship dreams
remember Boomer's nightmare, remember his screams.
It was the same thing that happened in '01 and '02.
Twas the night after Bedlam and the Sooners were all through!!!!


TOPICS: US: Oklahoma; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: bedlam; football; osu; ou

1 posted on 10/30/2003 6:46:23 AM PST by buffyt
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To: buffyt
 
GO OSU COWBOYS!!!!

2 posted on 10/30/2003 6:47:23 AM PST by buffyt (Can you say President Hillary, Mistress of Darkness? Me Neither!)
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To: buffyt
It's OSU Buckeyes not Cowboys, sheese.
3 posted on 10/30/2003 6:48:33 AM PST by Bikers4Bush
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To: Bikers4Bush
It's OSU Buckeyes not Cowboys, sheese.
I used to have a plant in Tulsa and it didn't take long for me to teach them this.....LOL.

-Eric

4 posted on 10/30/2003 6:49:46 AM PST by E Rocc (If Muslims "hate America", why do returning troops all say most Iraqi civilians welcomed them?)
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To: E Rocc
Atta way Eric!

5 posted on 10/30/2003 6:51:31 AM PST by Bikers4Bush
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To: buffyt
Any day OU loses is a good day.

The most telling assessment of OU is in Richard Hofstadter's Anti-Intellectualism in American Life. He quotes of former president of the University of Oklahoma as saying he hoped to build a university of which the football team could be proud.

Kinda says it all...

6 posted on 10/30/2003 6:51:35 AM PST by CatoRenasci (Ceterum Censeo [Gallia][Germania][Arabia] Esse Delendam --- Select One or More as needed)
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To: buffyt
Well, this should prove an interesting college football season, as it already has.
7 posted on 10/30/2003 6:58:49 AM PST by franksolich (cave quid dicis, quando, et cui)
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To: buffyt
uhhhhhhhhhhhh.................

OSU stand for the defending National Champions.

THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY BUCKEYES

Please make a note of it.
8 posted on 10/30/2003 7:00:47 AM PST by WhiteGuy (Constitutionally limited Government now!)
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To: buffyt
Go Pokes!!!!

Yesssssss................!

9 posted on 10/30/2003 7:01:24 AM PST by Magnolia
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To: WhiteGuy
They should change their mascot to the referees.
10 posted on 10/30/2003 7:02:50 AM PST by AppyPappy (If You're Not A Part Of The Solution, There's Good Money To Be Made In Prolonging The Problem.)
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To: buffyt
From…

http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/columns/story?id=1647823



...Don't buy into the Oklahoma State hype this week as the Cowboys get ready for Oklahoma, because quarterback Jason White has made all the difference in the world for the Sooners' offense and the Cowboys stand no chance in Norman...


11 posted on 10/30/2003 7:07:14 AM PST by jbstrick (Behold the Power of CHEESE!)
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To: Bikers4Bush
THE Ohio State University Buckeyes vs. Ohio University Drunken Fratboys Bobcats. That wouldn't be a pretty football game.
12 posted on 10/30/2003 7:18:05 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Pining for the fjords.)
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To: KarlInOhio
The way our beloved Bucks are playing on offense..OU could keep it close. Yikes!
13 posted on 10/30/2003 7:19:16 AM PST by MoJo2001
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To: KarlInOhio
vs.


*Yawn*
14 posted on 10/30/2003 7:25:37 AM PST by smith288 ((( () )))
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To: KarlInOhio
I know this is not about the UT longhorns, but here is Ben Sargent's cartoon for today in the Austin Un-american Liberal Longhorn Rag. I thought it fits the current situation of the horns. Three UT horns arrested in the past two weeks.

HA!!! HA!!! HA!!!


15 posted on 10/30/2003 7:32:04 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Ban dumbocRATs forever!)
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To: buffyt
Go Sooners!

Wreck Silo Tech!

Beat Moo U!

Get those Aggies!!

;-)
16 posted on 10/30/2003 8:12:04 AM PST by Ole Okie (Go Sooners.)
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To: CatoRenasci
University of Oklahoma as saying he hoped to build a university of which the football team could be proud.

That was President George L. Cross, who was an excellent university president. The time was approximately 1949. I heard Pres. Cross say that very thing.

President Cross had the great good sense to hire Bud Wilkinson as football coach, and Bud built a team which had winning streaks of 31 and 47 games.

That was then. This is now. And President David Boren and his predecessors have presided over the building of an university whose academics make us indeed proud.

And Prexy Boren also had the great good sense to hire Bob Stoops as head football coach. Bob has built a football team of which the University can again be very proud.

17 posted on 10/30/2003 8:28:02 AM PST by Ole Okie (Go Sooners.)
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To: Ole Okie
Thanks for the history. I was in stationed at Ft. Sill for a couple of years during the Switzer era. I'm a college football fan, and like good, hard, well-fought games. I watched games live over the yearsr in the Pac 10, the Southern Conference, the Big Ten, the Ivy League, and others, but I've never seen anything like what I saw in Norman. I don't like the fans booing injured opposition players off the field, and cheering when there is an announcement that an injured opponent has a serious injury, which I witnessed in Norman. The crowd was bloodthristy, not merely enthusiastic. I've seen the blood lust in a mob, and it was the same thing.

I don't know about now, or even the distant past. I've only heard good about Bud Wilkinson as a coach and supporter of good sportsmanship.

18 posted on 10/30/2003 8:48:37 AM PST by CatoRenasci (Ceterum Censeo [Gallia][Germania][Arabia] Esse Delendam --- Select One or More as needed)
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To: buffyt
BEAT OU!!!!

'76 grad BS Acctg
19 posted on 10/30/2003 10:24:58 AM PST by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: smith288
For sure Ohio State and Ohio make me yawn, too!
20 posted on 10/30/2003 11:33:47 AM PST by buffyt (Can you say President Hillary, Mistress of Darkness? Me Neither!)
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To: Bikers4Bush
I graduated from OSU (Oklahoma State Univ.) and it is the COWBOYS and we play OU (Univ of Okla) Sat. OU is number one in the nation right now but not for much longer, We beat them in 2001 and 2002. Okla State hopes to make it three in a row! No Buckeyes at Okla. State!!!! sorry!!!!

Our mascot is Pistol Pete! Not a big eye!
21 posted on 10/30/2003 11:35:42 AM PST by buffyt (Can you say President Hillary, Mistress of Darkness? Me Neither!)
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To: Bikers4Bush
Sorry to inform you but Okla State is the COWBOYS not some big buggy eyeball. And we plan to beat #1 ranked OU this Sat., three years in a row!
22 posted on 10/30/2003 11:36:41 AM PST by buffyt (Can you say President Hillary, Mistress of Darkness? Me Neither!)
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To: buffyt
Go ahead and beat em', you'll make my Saturday!

And it's not an eyeball, it's a tree nut. Sheese.
23 posted on 10/30/2003 11:37:51 AM PST by Bikers4Bush
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To: CatoRenasci
WOW GOOD ONE!!!
24 posted on 10/30/2003 11:39:04 AM PST by buffyt (Can you say President Hillary, Mistress of Darkness? Me Neither!)
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To: buffyt
Shoot, and I thought it was about the Ducks and the Beavers in Oregon. Now there's some inspiring mascots!
25 posted on 10/30/2003 11:43:07 AM PST by frodolives (Moose bites kan be pretti nasti)
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To: buffyt
Rashaun Woods is the best player in the Big XII. If you can beat OU three years in a row, us Texans are going to want to swap coaching staffs with you!!
26 posted on 10/30/2003 11:45:52 AM PST by Tall_Texan ("Is Rush a Hypocrite?" http://righteverytime2.blogspot.com)
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To: WhiteGuy
So sorry you are wrong, OSU stands for OSU which is in Oklahoma NOT Ohio. Oklahoma State University. You don't get out of the state much, do you? The national champs right now are OU and OSU will beat them Sat. in Norman Ok. for the third year in a row.
27 posted on 10/30/2003 11:46:23 AM PST by buffyt (Can you say President Hillary, Mistress of Darkness? Me Neither!)
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To: Magnolia
THANK YOU MAGNOLIA! You must be one of the only intelligent Freepers today. Some of them have ONLY heard of Ohio State and have never heard of Oklahoma State in Univ. of Okla, even though OU Is rated number one in the nation in football and OSU beat them the past two years. WE HATE OU! with a passion!
28 posted on 10/30/2003 11:48:39 AM PST by buffyt (Can you say President Hillary, Mistress of Darkness? Me Neither!)
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To: SVTCobra03
1973 BS Education Art and Spanish, double major. Paid my own way and repaid all my student loans. I know, that puts me in a true minority. My kids used to say, but you ONLY got a degree in art and Spanish. Not in Engineering, etc. So I challenged all three of them to go to any univ. and get any double major in four years while paying their own way. They all passed on that. Now they wonder how I did it, and so do I.
29 posted on 10/30/2003 11:51:09 AM PST by buffyt (Can you say President Hillary, Mistress of Darkness? Me Neither!)
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To: Bikers4Bush
I know it is a nut. I was being MEAN. sorry! I am in the football spirit of meaness that hits us when it is the OSU vs OU bedlam game. Blood makes the grass grow, KILL KILL KILL~

See what I mean, I just can' stop!
30 posted on 10/30/2003 11:52:28 AM PST by buffyt (Can you say President Hillary, Mistress of Darkness? Me Neither!)
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To: CatoRenasci
MOST OU fans that I know never even went to college. Like all of my Okie family members, have never even been to the OU campus. They are rabid fans, too. I don't understand it at all.
31 posted on 10/30/2003 11:54:07 AM PST by buffyt (Can you say President Hillary, Mistress of Darkness? Me Neither!)
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To: buffyt
Lol!
32 posted on 10/30/2003 11:54:32 AM PST by Bikers4Bush
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To: KarlInOhio
THE Oklahoma State Cowboys! 
YEEE HAWWWW   !!!!!

33 posted on 10/30/2003 11:56:31 AM PST by buffyt (Can you say President Hillary, Mistress of Darkness? Me Neither!)
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To: Ole Okie
I met Bud Wilkinson. There was some kind of drawing for a basketball and my older sister won, so we got to meet him and have our photo taken with him. That was in the 1950s.
34 posted on 10/30/2003 11:57:54 AM PST by buffyt (Can you say President Hillary, Mistress of Darkness? Me Neither!)
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To: Ole Okie
We have a shirt that reads

"STOOPS WE DID IT AGAIN!"

and one that reads
"BEAT OU - BEEN THERE DONE THAT"

But honestly Ole Okie, I am VERY vervous about the Sat. game. Since we have won the last two and we have a really good team this year. In all the years I have been an OSU fan, this is the best team I can remember. When I went to school at OSU we couln't catch a pass!

I may not watch the game. I may go mow the lawn, I get too upset watching the bedlam game!
35 posted on 10/30/2003 12:00:14 PM PST by buffyt (Can you say President Hillary, Mistress of Darkness? Me Neither!)
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To: buffyt; dirtboy
GO OKIE STATE!
BEAT ZERO U LIKE A RENTED MULE!

36 posted on 10/30/2003 12:20:45 PM PST by okie01 (www.ArmorforCongress.com...because Congress isn't for the morally halt and the mentally lame.)
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To: buffyt
The national champs right now are OU and OSU will beat them Sat. in Norman Ok. for the third year in a row.

OU won the National Championship game last year?! That is news to any college football fan or any casual sports fan.

37 posted on 10/30/2003 12:37:29 PM PST by wi jd
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To: buffyt
"I may not watch the game. I may go mow the lawn, I get too upset watching the bedlam game!"

I know the feeling. In 1988, Barry Sanders' last year, I lived in rural Alabama -- no cable. But the OU-OSU game was on cable in Montgomery.

I drove into Montgomery and rented a motel room for the afternoon. It turned into one of the best football games I've ever seen -- 34-28 Zero U, with minutes left, but the Cowboys driving inexorably down the field. Switzer looked despondent on the sideline, as if he knew the end was near.

And, then, there was that insane roughing penalty -- an absolute travesty of a call on a clean block. But, still, there were a few seconds left -- time for a last chance pass into the end zone.

But that yahoo from El Reno (forgot his name) let Gundy's pass slip right thru his fingers in the back of the end zone...

First time I ever spent over $200 (after damages) for a motel room...

38 posted on 10/30/2003 12:39:08 PM PST by okie01 (www.ArmorforCongress.com...because Congress isn't for the morally halt and the mentally lame.)
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To: buffyt
I have lived in Norman for 28 years but our kids both graduated from OSU. My husband is an OU grad. I graduated from a school in Missouri.

The Cowboys have a great team this year and the Sooners are not taking them lightly.

Not all Sooner fans hate OSU, but it seems like most all OSU fans DO hate OU. I always cheer for OSU when they aren't playing us. Any Cowboy fans out there who do the same for OU?
39 posted on 10/30/2003 3:44:29 PM PST by nini
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To: frodolives
You're not alone. I thought the title was for Oregon-Oregon State. THE CIVIL WAR!
40 posted on 10/30/2003 4:21:24 PM PST by socal_parrot
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To: buffyt
Buffy, I have the same reaction, but from 180 degrees different point of view.

There are times that I just can't watch a close game, especially when OU is playing the Pokes (otherwise known as Moo U).

These Bedlam games have tended to be close, even dating back to 1946, when Bobby Fenimore led Oklahoma A&M to victory over the magnificent Sooners by a fairly close score.

Then next year, OU paid the Aggies back, 73 - 0. Not too close.

But they're usually good ball games. OU didn't hold up its side last year. I hope for better results this year.
41 posted on 10/30/2003 5:25:46 PM PST by Ole Okie (Go Sooners.)
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To: buffyt
I don't want to rub it in...
42 posted on 11/02/2003 12:32:46 AM PST by jbstrick (Behold the Power of CHEESE!)
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To: buffyt
So sorry Aggies.

I was at the game. And I was at ESPN Gameday. I was the guy holding the sign that on one side said....

O klahoma
S TUPID
U niversity

And on the other said...

O klahoma
S oviet
U nion

43 posted on 11/02/2003 7:54:57 AM PST by kjam22
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Why didn't anyone come back to talk about the game?


Where did all the Cowboys fans go?
44 posted on 11/27/2003 8:37:41 AM PST by profmike23
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