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So wait, does this mean we can go back to calling them "coonasses" now?

"We're looking forward to playing Florida," Miles told a large crowd at Wednesday's Bayou Bash recruiting party at the Baton Rouge (La.) River Center. "We're looking forward to playing Auburn. But we have a new rival in f---ing Alabama."

Joe Kines is now an officer with Tide Pride.  It would have been nice to see him still involved with the football program, but at least he's still at the university.  

Seriously, $20 wasn't enough to make things interesting?

Scott Wiese, a die-hard Chicago Bears fan, will legally change his name to that of Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning after signing a pledge in front of a crowd at a Decatur bar last Friday night. He vowed to adopt Manning's name if the Bears lost Sunday's Super Bowl.

Via BON, your high school super stud football player isn't safe from the slimey hand of recruiting just because he's a sophomore.

Just one more thing for Trey to get picked up on: (emphasis mine)

Vermont lawmakers are considering a measure that would ban eating, drinking, smoking, reading, writing, personal grooming, playing an instrument, "interacting with pets or cargo," talking on a cell phone or using any other personal communication device while driving. The punishment: a fine of up to $600.

Since The Mayor is sooo unhip, and since The Girl drug me kicking and screaming into the digital age for Christmas, it's time to start a Friday Random Ten here. Put your iPod (or iTunes or whatever) on shuffle and list the first ten songs that come up.  No cheating to make yours look cooler if that copy of "A Public Affair" happens to pop up.

1- The Black Crowes - Twice as Hard - Live
2- Six Ways 'Til Sunday - Gypsy Road - Six Ways 'Til Sunday
3- Outkast - ATLiens - ATLiens
4- Galactic - Working in the Coal Mine - We Love 'em Tonight
5- Rooney - If It Were Up to Me - Rooney
6- Johnny Cash - Trouble in Mind - Unearthed
7- Dolly Parton - I'll Always Love You - Essential Dolly Parton Vol. 2
8- Jolie Holland - I Wanna Die - Catalpa
9- ZZ Top - Tush - Greatest Hits
10- Syd Barret - No Good Trying - Wouldn't You Miss Me?: The Best of Syd Barret

Leave yours in the comments if you so desire.