The Daily Mauling: 11.29.2019

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Oh, honey, you’re not the world’s worst mother. What about that freezer lady in Georgia?

The Rock Chalkboard

Hakeem Adeniji reflects on KU football career before senior day
“I’d had a pretty good game that week, and I remember at the end of the season seeing him go in the third round [of the NFL Draft],” Adeniji said. “It was like, ‘Yo, I was going out there as a freshman, I was like 260, playing with some cats that are in the league now. I can really hold my own.'”

How a Les Miles wink set stage for Carter Stanley’s senior year
Stanley could have transferred from the KU program before the season since he had already graduated. The Jayhawks were bringing in a JUCO transfer who Miles repeatedly declared to be ahead in the race during the spring, and interestingly enough Miles said at his Monday press conference he never actually discussed the topic of a transfer with Stanley.

Bits o Chalk

New Orleans Saints first to clinch playoff spot with win over Atlanta Falcons
The New Orleans Saints became the first NFL team to clinch a playoff spot, winning the NFC South on Thanksgiving night and serving up some revenge on the rival Atlanta Falcons for good measure.

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he’s sticking with Jason Garrett
“This is not the time for me [to make a coaching change],” Jones said outside the locker room with tears in his eyes. “I’m looking ahead at another ballgame. I’m looking ahead at winning four or five straight and helping write a story they will talk about, how it looks like you’re down and out. And I mean that. That’s the way that I’m operating. Every decision that I make over the next month will be with an eye in mind to get us in the Super Bowl now.”

The college football Hater’s Guide to Rivalry Week games
It’s why in 1968, with Ohio State leading Michigan 48-14 late in the game, Buckeyes coach Woody Hayes elected to go for two points instead of kicking a PAT. When reporters asked Hayes why he went for two, he famously quipped, “Because they wouldn’t let me go for three.”

Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State – Game Recap – November 28, 2019 – ESPN
“That’s not who we are. We’ve been a disciplined team all year, and so just disappointed that happened,” Rebels coach Matt Luke said. “That’s not who he is. Elijah is a good kid, and he just got caught up in the moment.”

Eraser Dust

Tennessee must contend in the SEC in 2017, and it all starts with Butch Jones – CBSSports.com
The Vols were picked second to win the SEC East prior to the 2015 season, and came within one Will Grier-to-Antonio Callaway touchdown from knocking off rival Florida in The Swamp — a game that would have given them their first SEC East title since 2007. As the massive favorite in 2016, though, the Vols stumbled to an 8-4 record that included stunning losses at South Carolina and Vanderbilt, the stunning mid-season departure of star running back Jalen Hurd and a mass exodus of wasted talent to the NFL.

Thanksgiving weather: Storm will dump more rain and snow during weekend travel rush – CNN
As millions of holiday travelers head back home over the weekend, rain and snow will sweep through the Midwest on Saturday then push into the Northeast on Sunday into Monday, CNN meteorologist Haley Brink said.

Diner in the Flathead feeds thousands for Thanksgiving | KECI
Thursday, Sykes Diner hosted their annual free Thanksgiving dinner.

Hungry Horse News – Breaking News, A Thanksgiving all the way around as a dog is rescued from death on the Flathead River
“You could tell that he was weak, tired and in pain. We couldn’t just leave him there,” Meyer said. “It was getting dark, but I felt that if we didn’t do something right then, it would end badly. I just couldn’t leave it there without trying to help.”

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