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Re: Boulevard movement

Postby BUS » Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:49 pm

Have you noticed the change?
by BUS » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:09 pm

Another place this way of thinking shows up on campus.
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Re: Boulevard movement

Postby Arkpony » Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:21 pm

In my day, so many students attended the Cotton Bowl games we had a “Card Section” that spelled out words during game
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Re: Boulevard movement

Postby Mustangsabu » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:31 pm

SMU Pom Mom wrote:I think the best way to get students to the games is good old fashioned veiled threats. Reach out the the frats, show them surveillance pictures of hazing, and tell them it would be a good idea if they made their members go the games. Capiche?


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Re: Boulevard movement

Postby tristatecoog » Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:44 pm

What was tailgating like in the Cotton Bowl days?
Didn't RGT beef up Boulevarding based on his experience with The Grove at Ole Miss?
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Re: Boulevard movement

Postby bubba pony » Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:53 pm

don't recall tail gating when we played in the cotton bowl 68-72. we took a bus from campus with beer kegs. at 1/2 time or whenever, we went back to the bus and drank beer.
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Re: Boulevard movement

Postby Charleston Pony » Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:50 pm

bubba pony wrote:don't recall tail gating when we played in the cotton bowl 68-72. we took a bus from campus with beer kegs. at 1/2 time or whenever, we went back to the bus and drank beer.


That was pretty much the drill for students through the mid 70's and I wasn't really aware of what alumni were doing. Once we moved to Texas Stadium, we could tailgate in the lots close to the stadium.
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Re: Boulevard movement

Postby tristatecoog » Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:24 pm

So RGT came in 1995. I suppose he was a driving force behind Boulevarding and fundraising for Ford Stadium. Gotta take care of the students.
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Re: Boulevard movement

Postby Charleston Pony » Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:29 pm

tristatecoog wrote:So RGT came in 1995. I suppose he was a driving force behind Boulevarding and fundraising for Ford Stadium. Gotta take care of the students.


RGT came to SMU from Ole Miss where he saw what The Grove" could do for that University so yes, he was a proponent of The Boulevard
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Re: Boulevard movement

Postby Insane_Pony_Posse » Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:22 am

I suggest when SMU sells the Blvd spots the students have used for years they should inform new purchasers that this is a 1-2 year experiment....because I think this move might be a disaster and the students will eventually be back where they belong under the trees on the Blvd.
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Re: Boulevard movement

Postby Bergermeister » Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:11 pm

Re-seating the boulevard oughta be just as popular as the Moody version. What a crock.
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