The real reason we lost - no #7

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  1. tirk

    tirk im the lyrical jessie james

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    Trev Faulk.
     
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  2. mctiger

    mctiger RIP, and thanks for the music Staff Member

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    Chad Jones wore 3. PatPete wore 7 when Jones was here.
     
  3. locoguano

    locoguano Founding Member

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    I have to wonder if #7 was a payoff to get Giles to pick LSU.
     
  4. StaceyO

    StaceyO Football Turns Me On

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    I wondered that, too, because even if some on this board don't care for this tradition, there is no denying that Peterson, Mathieu, and Fournette were exceptional LSU players.

    If I recall correctly, Peterson handed his #7 jersey to Mathieu on the field after the Cotton Bowl following the 2010 season. Thus, the torch was passed, and a tradition was born.

    Giles has done nothing to even hold the jocks of those previous #7s.
     
  5. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    Maybe it's as simple as Giles noticing that the #7 was available and asking for it.
     
  6. LSUTiga

    LSUTiga TF Pubic Relations

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    Not sure but definitely why we lost. :D
     
  7. Don Castavez

    Don Castavez Still liking scotch

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    Screw jerseys - get us some o linemen who can count
     
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  8. Brian

    Brian Founding Member

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    Patrick Peterson started it wanting to create a legacy number at LSU. He asked Tyrann to wear it after he left for the NFL because he knew what a playmaker the badger was. It was continued from there. Kids love legacy numbers and I'd much rather that than garish trendy uniforms and uni changes or the current gimmick props. .
     
  9. TigerTap

    TigerTap Founding Member

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    Nope. O wanted to "Feature" one of his players, one of his transfers. It's sad to see the #7 tradition die. Obviously, it should have gone to Delpit or Greedy.
     
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  10. TigerTap

    TigerTap Founding Member

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    That's bullshit. #7 Patrick Peterson was one of the best to ever play at LSU & in the NFL. He is the most decorated CB in LSU history.
     
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