TheBootleg.com Week in Review
(Week ending 11/18/01)
Big Game week started with the re-release of Big Game Traditions the PC Army Has Defeated - pulled from The Bootleg Archives (originally published 11/19/94).
On Monday, ME-97 released Post-Desert Kibbles & Bits which provided us a bunch of tidbits from our game in Tucson and about some trouble brewing (bruin?) in La La Land.
Gail Tate's Monday column, Big Game Weak - Or Why We Need kal, focused on the lack of luster for Big Game when kal's football fortunes are down (when aren't they?).
Tuesday featured another re-release from The Bootleg Archives - The Bootleg's Top Big Games. This article was originally published 11/17/95.
Report Card-inal from the Arizona game was published by ME-97 on Tueday. All squads of the team, except the defensive line, received high marks.
We also received our Tuesday recruiting table update from Chad and Hulk.
Wednesday featured another gem pulled from The Bootleg Archives - Top 10 Big Game Weenies. The original publication date of this story was 11/21/97 so this list needs to be expanded.
TreeBoy released his weekly BootPowerRatings, which had Stanford at a rating of 89, good for 3rd best in the conference.
In It's Still the Big Game, Terry discussed the geographical, sociological and traditional aspects of this game that continue to make it THE Big Game, bar none.
TheBootleg.com also put together a comprehensive list of links to Big Game newspaper articles from recent years. This is a great resource for Big Game history and information.
Simon Sez gave us a very detailed recap of the hoops squad's final exhibition game, a 114-65 win over EA Sports All Stars.
Mark DeVaughn continued his strong work with a preview of the 104th Big Game.
Since we also had a hoops game scheduled on Saturday, Simon Sez filed his own preview of the New Mexico team that Stanford square off against in The Pit.
The latest Posts of the Week recognized Jeff83, Pip97, DOTP and rastaman85 for their noteworthy posts on our message boards.
YCF recapped a sloppy but record-setting victory over the Bears. The axe stays in Palo Alto for a seventh consecutive year.
There was a 6-way tie for weekly honors in the BootPool. Muiron continues to lead the season-long standings.
Simon Sez filed a recap of the Card's impressive victory over the Lobos on Saturday night.
Finally, the new TheInsiders.com Top 25 College Football Poll was released and Stanford is now #13.