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I found the letter that the Potato Bowl Committee sent to President Staben

Discussion in 'Idaho Vandals' started by Cave_Johnson, Dec 4, 2016.

  1. Cave_Johnson

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    Dug this bad boy up online.

    Dear President Staben,

    On behalf of the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Committee I’d like to congratulate you and coach Petrino on a fantastic season. We are honored that your institution has accepted this invitation to compete in the annual Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. Boise is a fine city and we know your players and fans will enjoy the experience.

    Our committee has been following the Idaho Vandal football team all season and we have spent significant time lobbying and colluding with ESPN and Sun Belt Commissioner Carl Benson to get you here this year. With the Vandals in the game we are sure to maximize profit on ticket sales. Be advised that this does not mean we will be taking any measures to make this game feel at all like a championship environment. Here in Boise we are more than willing to switch out the entire blue turf and put in a real field for random soccer matches between middle of the road Italian club teams, but it’s just too god damn much for us to even change the logos or the end zones for a college football game that is supposed to help promote the city.

    Also, we’d like you to be aware that due to the nasty and inebriated nature of your fan base we have notified the Boise PD to be extra vigilant in enforcing the Idaho SBOE ban on alcohol in tailgating areas. Generally the local police are pretty lax on that rule, but we have to make an exception for your notoriously rowdy and hedonistic fans. We are a big believer in moral policing here in Boise and we feel it is in our best interest to keep our city’s undeniable reputation as the greatest city in the world intact.

    As with any bowl game, we will provide a plethora of exciting activities for your fans and players to participate in while celebrating their season here in Boise. We have provided a list of all scheduled activities below:

    December 20th 10:00 a.m. – Bowling. We have reserved several lanes at the Boise Bowling Alley where your team can enjoy an exciting game of 10 Pin Bowling.

    December 20th 12:00 p.m. – Lunch at Boise State University’s world famous cafeteria. Your team will be able to choose from a menu of delicious Idaho specialties including Tater Tots and Sloppy Joes.

    December 20th 1:00 p.m. – Tour of Albertsons Stadium. Lead by Jared Zabranksy and Kyle Brotzman, this tour is sure to thrill and excite as you explore the wonderful alcohol-free tailgating area as well as the new press box suites where alcohol is allowed (because when we can make money off of it, it’s okay).

    December 20th 3:00 p.m. – Special exclusive showing of the director’s cut of Napoleon Dynamite in Boise’s finest movie theatre.

    December 20th 5:00 p.m. – Dinner at Olive Garden.

    December 21st 10:00 a.m. – Visit to the Boise Mormon Temple. As Boise’s most awe-inspiring piece of architecture, this monument to our Lord and Savior Joseph Smith is a must see attraction. Please bring your official Mormon identification card if you want to enter the Temple itself. No, flashing your magic underwear at us is not acceptable as a form of ID.

    December 21st 12:00 p.m. – Lunch at City Hall.

    December 21st 1:00 p.m. – Tour of the Idaho State Capital building. Here you’ll see the exact spot where our brightest minds vote on which ways we can make the state of Idaho more of a national laughing stock. During this tour you’ll also be given a chance to view our various murals, most of which depict the murder and lynching of various indigenous peoples.

    Congratulations again on your accomplishment. We hope to see the stands at Albertson Stadium full of sober Idaho Vandal fans freezing their balls off. We’ve moved the kickoff to 5 p.m. to ensure it is as cold and miserable as possible.

    Fuck You,

    The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Committee
     



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    I wonder if Colorado State got something similar? Any CSU fans around here?
     
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    Getting my tickets asap... And then heading to the liquor store to stock up
     
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    Even though the location isn't preferable, I'd still like to be there. I could probably still work something out to get there, but due to the date nobody else that I was planning to go with can make it. Looking like I'll be watching on TV. Sucks because that Tucson date was perfect.
     
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    Hate to bring the bad news but Western Kentucky might poach Petrino from you folks

    early rumors so nothing certain there
     
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    I saw an article speculating this a week or so ago. They had Brohm to Cincy and then Petrino as a possible replacement. Interestingly enough the WKU interim coach is former Idaho head coach Nick Holt.

    Petrino is going to leave eventually. The job he's done here is pretty damn impressive so he's bound to get looks and the only thing really keeping him here is the fact that his son is on the team. That alone may make him stick around for a bit, but if the money is good enough I can't blame him for jumping at the chance to put himself in a better position for the future.

    He did turn down the Louisville coordinator job for more money, but that wasn't a head coach position.
     
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    How many more years does his son have?

    That definitely could be a factor in keeping him around. He's done an amazing job there.
     
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    True freshman this year. Getting reps at QB when games have been out of reach but that's just because there is no depth there behind Linehan. He's like 5-8 150 soaking wet so probably going to move positions. Doubt we have a Dan Hawkins situation moving forward, although Cody was never awful.
     
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    Dadburnit he's small

    Would be tough to join Petrino anywhere else. Does he at least have some speed?
     
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    No idea. He's a decent athlete from what I understand but he really isn't a D1 player.
     
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    Got my tickets last week... I'll be on the lower level around the 30yd line under cover (2-3 steps down from the concourse). Hopefully that will be out of whatever that bitch mother earth has to offer that day.

    Ever figure out if you're going to make it @Cave_Johnson ?
     
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    I probably could have worked something out to be able to attend but everybody else I was planning to go with couldn't make it due to the date so I'm going to be watching this one at home.
     
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    Bummer... Well at least you'll be in a warm house. Just looked at the forecast and its saying it will be around 30deg with snow showers at kickoff, and will dip into the mid twenties. And 11-15mph wind
     
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    Yeah sounds shittier than in '09, but if memory serves the weather at that game has been pretty awful damn near every year since then.
     
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    I went back in 2013 when it was Buffalo vs. San Diego State... It was sunny, but brutally cold. Mid to low twenties or some shit like that. Got to watch Khalil Mack in that game before he went to the NFL.