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No one wants to see Denard or Swope on the NCAA14 cover!!! Vote for Eddie Lacy! RTR and Hook Em' Horns!
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If there is one truth in the universe, it's that you cannot beat aggy in an internet poll. Sorry.
I'll trade you my vote for Saban. We got a deal?
I voted for Robinson because they're actually up by 7K. Sorry OP, yall aren't catching either.
You must be new to the loser-dom that is aggy. Once they get wind that Swope is on that list texags will take a sabbatical from pumping sheep and take over that internet poll.
Thanks for helping guys, and i know the Aggs are all over this internet poll...i mean Swope? WTH
Lol Ryan Swope? Are you shitting me?
This is true. Aggies are complete fiends when it comes to internet polls. Apparently it helps them feel better about themselves
Somewhere Kenny Vacarro is pissed off.
They say it helps when counting championships.
Lol it's that EA/2k Cheese.
Aggys are renowned for their lack of self confidence.
They have been beaten down and laughed at for so long it has burned their brains into thinking winning internet polls will somehow make them whole again.
If there is only one thing gaggy is good for, its online polls. That fanbase has nothing better to do then to pump their chests whenever possible. I best they claim another national championship with this one. Wth did swope do to earn this again? Ridiculous! Gaggy is obsessed with themselves...
Yep. You gameboys and your kids are going to be spending your hard earned money buying NCAA 2013 with Texas A&M and Ryan Swope on the cover. As will millions of others.
But keep up the snarky comments. :)
This post was edited by Sin Miedo 17 months ago
I don't buy ncaa games, they're all garbage. I'll stick with Madden.
Ha. I've actually never played either of them. Looking forward to my 8-year-old getting to an age where he gives me a reason to buy them and teach me how to play.
Is it a requirement that they get someone that has entered the draft? Manziel makes plenty of sense, but swope? Who? Ggeeessshhhhh........ what the world has come to...
Your boy is trailing by over 6000 votes.........just an FYI.
Yeah, they can't use an amateur player's likeness or that player would lose his eligibility. That's why A&M's licensing dept is constantly sending "cease and desist" letters to entrepeneurs using "Johnny Football" on tshirts, etc.
pepper, doesn't matter if A&M doesn't overtake Michigan right now. Just need to be in the finals and then out-poll them.
No thanks. I'veI see enough AL slobbering on ESPN and CBS to last a lifetime. Good luck to the kid, but I'd rather see Garret Gilbert on the cover than an AL player.
This is an interesting phenomena.
Most Longhorns could not care less about an internet poll. That's just not where we score our wins. I, personally, can think of about 5,273 things I would rather do, or think about.
But then you have aggy. aggy is the walking, talking, living, breathing embodiment of what is called "inferiority complex". Psychology and Sociology textbooks could be written on aggy. aggy tries to score a win anyway he can, and the fact that he has nothing better to do than worry about an internet poll should give you some insight into this insecure breed.
Degreed Longhorns are so intellectually and socially above aggy that it's just laughable. No comment on the t-shirt crowd, I'm sure t-shirt fans can be rallied around internet polls at a moment's notice.
So I guess what I am saying is that aggy will have a fun time playing internet polls against the SEC t-shirt "sidewalk alumni" crowd.
This post was edited by browncounty 17 months ago
In fairness, it's kind of difficult to compare.
Let's face it, there's not a whole lot of "who is the top college volleyball player?" polls out there. :)
Semi serious question here. Hasn't the aggie legal dept. claimed ownership of the color maroon? I'm thinking of the Baylor billboard thing last year. I can't remember the details.
What does a "semi serious question" mean? If it means this is just a silly question, then the silly answer is that A&M lawyers did not, but UT's lawyers did try to trademark "Texas".
Working in the rapidly advancing field of smart-phone computing, local start-up Mutual Mobile has developed several popular iPhone applications. Finger Tangle, a Twister-like game for your digits, has been downloaded some 200,000 times. Are They Really Single and Stud or Dud cull legal records for background info on prospective partners. Hang Time, an altitude-gauging app that encourages users to throw their iPhones in the air, was named one of PC World's "most idiotic" apps – which, of course, drove more downloads. But attorneys for the University of Texas are paying unwanted attention to one of Mutual Mobile's newest apps, raising questions about the breadth of UT's trademark claims in the process.
The app in question is iTexas, an iPhone app that addresses day-to-day concerns of UT undergrads. Due to university objections, it could get dropped from Apple's app store any minute. "It's a ticking clock," says Tarun Nimmagadda, co-founder of Mutual Mobile.
Nimmagadda has been in this situation before. In late 2009, Mutual launched UT Directory, which made the unwieldy staff and student directories easy to search. The university complained to Apple, and the app was removed. Nimmagadda concedes the company may have overstepped: The burnt-orange color scheme and "UT" in the title gave the app the look of having an official imprimatur it didn't carry. Mutual then released the more ambitious iTexas. A free download, the app retains the searchable directory but also lists menus from different cafeterias across campus, tallies students' dining-card and Bevo Bucks balances, delivers class schedules, shows campus maps, and more. By scrubbing the Longhorn colors and changing the name, Nimmagadda says, they were convinced they'd developed an app with "everything objectionable removed."
Not quite. On Feb. 1, the Mutual team learned that UT had raised another objection to its latest app, specifically to the use of the word "Texas" in the name. "As this name is confusingly similar to the Texas [trademark], UT objects to such use," reads a notice sent to the Apple app store by attorney Wendy Larson. UT's board of regents began trademarking university properties back in 1981. A list of protected trademarks appears on the university Office of Trademark Licensing Web page; alongside more specific trademarks such as Bevo and Lady Longhorns is, simply, Texas. The trademarks protect the massive revenues Texas sports merchandise generates; for the fourth year running, UT was the top-selling university brand in fiscal year 2009, according to the Collegiate Licensing Co., which oversees a majority of college teams.
It didn't help Mutual Mobile that on Jan. 5, the day it released iTexas, UT released its own official iPhone app. But the two appear to be truly separate applications serving different needs. While UT's app contains an abundance of sports info and press releases, iTexas is tailored to quotidian student concerns – wait lists for classes, grades, and what's for lunch that day. The standoff has put Mutual – a company practically all composed of UT grads – in an awkward position with its alma mater. Mickey Ristroph, another Mutual co-founder, says, "Until this, I never thought of UT as something other than all of us, all the people who make it."
Larson's complaint asks Apple to "require that the developer rename the application, and ... release the app name to UT." Nimmagadda says the company will rename iTexas if it's dropped from the app store, although it's a headache. He would have preferred that UT approach them directly so that Mutual Mobile could rename the app near instantly through an update; instead, UT complained to Apple, meaning that Mutual must reapply to Apple and go through a weeks-long approval process. Besides, this not being their first skirmish with the university, Nimmagadda says, "We are a little nervous" that the app ultimately might be rejected for good. "We hope it's not a situation where this is just another arrow in their quiver," he says of UT's trademark claim, "and if we fix this, it's something else. We don't have unlimited resources."
A new app makes life easier for UT students but not for UT's lawyers, apparently
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