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Offseason thread: Bad football cliches

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Duff Man, Jul 18, 2013.

  1. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    "Game manager"-As Rich Rodriguez said in a recent interview "I have no idea what that is"

    "Deceptively quick"-Just say he has average speed, but can still be effective

    "They are better than their record indicates"-Nope, not really
     
  2. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    the little things
     
  3. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Doesn't exactly fit, but sports radio around here has told me that "Oregon puts their pants on one leg at a time" at least 58 times in the last few weeks.
     
  4. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Just que up an old Hawk press conference and you'll be treated to about 20 different, and equally annoying, cliches.

    Work on the little things, bring your lunch pail, strap up our helmet, run through a wall, cinch it up...
     
  5. MtnBuff

    MtnBuff Not allowed in Barzil 2 Club Member

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    Announcers who insist on talking about the "big tight end" no matter what size the TE is compared to other TEs. Same thing when they talk about the "big defensive tackle" as if there are a bunch of little DTs running around out there.
     
  6. aik

    aik Club Member Club Member

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    When did the lingo change to where they no longer reference an offensive player catching "passes?" It's always "balls" now. "___ has caught ___ balls in this game."
     
  7. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    "Shoestring tackle". ****ing hate that one.
     
  8. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    "That kid's gonna be a player for them." He ALREADY IS a player for them!
     
  9. sweaty teets

    sweaty teets Club Member Club Member

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    "______ doesn't want to get into a shootout with _______." yeah, the point of the game is to NOT score points.
     
  10. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    Anything John Madden has ever said.
     
  11. BuffUp

    BuffUp Don't want to offend Club Member

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    passes the eyeball test
     
  12. TDbuff

    TDbuff Club Member Club Member

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    Physical gets thrown around way too much as an adjective. It's become a generic catch all to basically say one player or team is just better.
     
  13. Highflyer

    Highflyer Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Anything from draft analysts...."high motor" typically reserved for under size white guy at whatever position. "Football IQ" is another terrible one.
     
  14. BuffHerd

    BuffHerd Club Member Club Member

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    "Ice" the kicker

    Ran thru a brick wall

    Game of field position
     
  15. Highflyer

    Highflyer Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Yes! I hate the term "out physical/ed"
     
  16. SuperiorBuff

    SuperiorBuff Well-Known Member

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    "It's a war" Huge insult to our fighting men and women.
     

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