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NSFW: It’s Meltdown Time! Lions and Tigers edition

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The latest edition of our shameless revelry in the misery of others.

NCAA Football: Illinois at Penn State Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

For this week’s meltdown, we venture outside of SEC Country to Happy Valley, which wasn’t happy a’tall, and Clemson. The entire Penn State meltdown is presented in chronological order from the game thread at SB Nation’s own Black Shoe Diaries. The Nittany Lions not only lost in WTF fashion to an awful Illinois team, but they did so while testing the new and unimproved rules to the tune of a record nine OT finish. Imagine watching ten consecutive failed two point conversion attempts. That’s what these poor fans went through, and the meltdown plays out like a Shakesperean Tragedy. LSU and USC reportedly want head coach James Franklin, and quite a few are ready to let him go.

Clemson fans are just pissed at this point. It turns out that their hayseed coach had no strategy in place to sustain the success he built. At this point it appears that he lucked into two generational QBs, and without one his program is mediocre. Guess we will see in the coming years, but they weren’t happy losing to Pitt.

As always, the language in this post is horrific. If you are easily offended, read no further. You have been warned.

The rest of you amoral rubberneckers, enjoy.

Hear that sound….

USC and LSU ripping up the contracts.

What an absolute, unmitigated embarrassment to Penn State University and to organized sport.

Fire Brent Pry.

LSU, please take Frankln. Please.

IOWA TROLLS JUST SITTING THERE SMILING WAITING TO HIT SEND

Payback is a bitch for all who journeyed over there!

Fucking Illinois & Beleima, who would have EVER thought. Plus BTPR cast of QB leading the charge?

S M H !!!!

I hear the whole ref crew got a SEC offer

These refs should honestly never work anything above Pee Wee

ever again.

Holy shit what is this game.

It’s unwatchable in every way.

What the fucking is fucking going on?

Shitty weather Shitty play Shitty game

PSU is playing worse than UCONN right now

I’m not very confident of this team’s chances against Ohio State... Michigan... Michigan State... Maryland... Rutgers....

Did I miss anyone?

Oh yeah, State College High.

How are the fucking announcers

Calling a better game than Yursich. Is blocking not coached at Penn State?

it’s called stinking up the joint..

I’m starting to wonder if having Cliff in there might not amount to some form of malpractice.

He’s clearly hurt — and getting hurter with each hit.

For the love of Christ block the punt….that he only way we are going to put up points.

Still not worried

yep. That makes me delusional. Don’t you wish you still thought we will win?

Yes Santa is real.

Well, I was hoping for some overtime action today.

Just not in this fucking game.

Do I want to watch? Maybe through my fingers, like a kid at a horror movie.

Who woulda thought Illinois would have the better defense

WHAT THE FUCK IS CLIFFORD DOING

Illinois is just gonna put in 9 O line and pound it in.

We”re fucqued

That does it.

F grades for every single player. Brisker isn’t an all American if he can’t make that play.

lions averaging three missed tackles per play..

I fucking love

FALSE START ON THE MOTHERFUCKING FUCKING FUCKING KICKER

All this misery

for 16 measly points

I can’t believe we are in triple OT

With the fucking talent advantage we have..

My desire to win vs just wanting this to be over

Is closer than it should be.

The trifecta

Can’t throw

Can’t run

Can’t catch

What a shitshow

I am incredulous

This game is hilarious now.

Okay, this is comical

Even Rutgers is salivating

This would be way more fun

if we weren’t supposed to be #7 in the nation

I hate everything about this day

Everyone on this team sucks lol

I don’t like these new OT rules

I feel like I owe my AirBnB guest a refund.

Awful X infinity

Both teams suck, not a single player can make a play.

This is the game we all deserve at this point

Flip a coin

If it lands on its side, whoever has the fatter head coach loses.

10th OT is flip cup

At least it should be…

Fitting that I just accidentally broke a Penn State glass.

Why won’t this end

6 overtime against Illinois after coming off a bye. What the absolute fuck

I don’t care anymore

I just want it to end

How is this game still happening????

I’ll say again

WTF am I watching?

We’re so fucking weak

Call tech support and fix this fucking matrix glitch already

I have such a fucking headache

from watching this. It’s literally hurting my brain

Somewhere someone is laughingly saying, “Roll, Tide!”

Y’all know the allusion.

How come the 8th OT thread isn’t up yet?

My wife just said

If I were drinking a beer per period like usual I’d be dead

We made history!!!!

First 8 OT game ever!!!!!! We are!!!!!!

feel blessed to witness this amazing spectacle

Did we lose yet?

yup, fuck us.

I hope we don’t get it. Like I really do.

Almost 400 yards rushing and... 30 yards passing?

Wtf lol

I can’t believe both teams have failed five straight times. Wow. Just wow.

Every wonder what a football game in Hell looks like boys?

Well wonder no more

Eternal Recurrence.

this is unreal.

I have never hated watching football before lol

Sorry rooting to Illinois now

Dear Illinois,

apart from OT, you have played a great game. You deserve to win. Please, just win. Please.

Bring back ties

Please NCAA!

Welp, that was a comical tragedy.

Dang I wanted to see 10 overtimes

At least we don’t have to put too much care into next week.

Dear LSU,

you can have him.

Sincerely,

Every football fan.

Is the Poulan weedeater bowl still an option

Guinness World Record Turd..

Was there a point to that game?

Is there any meaning in something like that?

just forfeit the game for next week. save us the trouble

We are…

Stupid.

What a waste of a Saturday afternoon.

List the positives from today.

I’ll start.

1. It’s over.

2. I have some free Saturdays this fall.

3. [go]

Awful job and awful team

I hope someone wants our OSU tickets next week.

Injuries

No team leaders

Distractions

Poor play calling

Poor execution on the field

The culture that was Clemson Football no longer exists

Get your reservations in Charlotte for the Mayo Bowl.

Clemson represents many good things that make many jealous These forces are always going to criticize Clemson and Dabo Doing things the right way makes people like Dave Dorean and others uncomfortable Many across the nation want Clemson and Dabo to jump in the ditch of cheating lying and immorality with them to make them feel better Following Gods laws makes them very uncomfortable Dabo is so much more than wins and losses

I’m embarrassed that Dabos “most talented team” has the worst offense in the country. It’s disgusting to me.

We’re a 10 point favorite? Over Florida state?!?!?!? We can’t beat any FBS team by 10

It started when our head coach went Hollywood instead of just being the humble, hard-working, ah shucks coach he used to be. The culture has definitely changed and I hope this year’s wake-up call knocks us back into reality and we make the changes we need to make.

Honestly, the wheels started coming off in 2019. TL and ETN, 2 generational talents, made us look better than what we were against the mediocre ACC. We were, however, exposed in the playoffs by LSU and OSU. Failure to learn and make corrections from those blowouts has lead to the complete meltdown that is this season.

Since we wiped the floor with Alabama in the NC game look what has happened to them and then look what has happened to us. Saban has done a better job of fixing weaknesses despite all of his coaching losses and changes. Dabo has not. Sad to say.

All you Homers, rich-people that can afford to go to every game, and Francis Marion® can call me fair-weathered...but this is a turd-sandwich.

Also, how many of you got a Tiger Paw tattooed prominently on your body? Yeah. I’m always All-In but this sucks and things need to change.

As much as I detest the word “Clemsoning”......

It has already started.....

Clemsoning was about playing well then tanking for the loss…..

What we have now is just mediocre play for the whole game with bursts of outright suckage…

We are regressing the whole image of Clemson football practically overnight….

Bryce Young would’ve fit our system perfectly

I’ve heard enough excuses from Dabo. He gets paid 9 million a year, he deserves to be criticized. Dabo’s complacency since 44-16 has put us in this position.

Have our coaches been too busy smelling their own farts for the past few seasons?

Hire Lane Queefin?

does dabo care or is he leaving for the bayou at year end?

Dabo needs to stop talking. Last year he said Ohio State wasn’t a playoff team and we got whipped. This year he said he wants to play Georgia every year and we got whipped and no thanks to playing them every year. I’m just glad a lot of our seniors will be gone after this year.

Coach­ing staff suxxxxx

Let the Spin Begin!

1. Just a couple of plays

2. Lots of injuries

3. Just one or two guys

4. Great effort

5. Love this team

6. Hard to win on the road

7. Pitt coaches are awesome

8. Kenny Pickett will play on Sunday

9. Going to get back to work on Monday

10. All our goals are still ahead of us.

NOT EVEN MAD ANYMORE

It’s useless now!

worst coaching season of Dabo’s tenure.

VENEABLES need a raise his D has had to play so much tired players can’t stop anybody also injuries have piled up!

Hope it’s all freshman the rest of the way and plz Bench DJ. Can see to many wins left this season!

Lucy with the football.

By now, I’m just hoping for a change next season.

Dabo post-game should be good

Can’t wait to see how many guys the bus is backed over

Frickin Kansas

Looks better than we do on offense. And that’s a serious observation. How many 4 and 5 star recruits do you think they have? FRICKIN ZERO

PATHETIC

PATHETIC

PATHETIC

We fuked