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I think this game should decide who can call their place "DEATH VALLEY". What yall think?

This post was edited on 12/3 8:19 PM by fan-of-five

12/3 8:10 PM | IP: Logged

I  think LSU already owns that right!
12/3 11:33 PM | IP: Logged

I never say Death Valley, I always say Tiger Stadium.
12/4 8:44 AM | IP: Logged
We always say Death Valley, not Memorial Stadium.  
12/4 9:24 AM | IP: Logged

More like dead valley in clempson SC
12/5 8:24 AM | IP: Logged


Originally posted by jmh9713:
We always say Death Valley, not Memorial Stadium.  
The Gamecocks lost a close one at the real "Death Valley".

The Gamecocks hope you enjoyed our contribution to the "memorial service" at Memorial Stadium.

Geauxxxxxxxx  LSU!

12/5 9:47 AM | IP: Logged

Im a very proud Clemson fan and LSU is the best college environment I have attended.
12/9 11:36 AM | IP: Logged

Must hurt all you low life gamecoots that come here and the LSU fans will not bite on your flaming?

They have more class in their pinky finger but nice try. By the way what is your staduim called?

The chicken pen
12/10 12:20 PM | IP: Logged

Flagship Stadium.  Clemson talking about class, that is rich.
12/10 4:13 PM | IP: Logged



Originally posted by daboforevercock:

Flagship Stadium.  Clemson talking about class, that is rich.



If you have so much class why are you here?
12/11 10:53 AM | IP: Logged

You should know, it's the place we have beat the hell out of you the last two visits! You stupid Clemson people need th get a life and join the Southern Conference where the competition is much stronger that the ACC!

Clemson College sucks
Clemson redneck fans suck
 Get use to it!
12/19 8:53 PM | IP: Logged
So, which place was called Death Valley first?
12/23 10:36 PM | IP: Logged
I believe Clemson was named "Death Valley" first. LSU Tiger fans mostly call their stadium "Tiger Stadium".

The song "Tiger Rag" is all Louisiana and was written and produced in New Orleans about 100 years ago. That is all LSU.

LSU was called the "Tigers" (1893) before Clemson was (1896).
12/27 8:38 AM | IP: Logged



Originally posted by fan-of-five:

I think this game should decide who can call their place "DEATH VALLEY". What yall think?


This post was edited on 12/3 8:19 PM by fan-of-five





LSU fans don't have to tell you or others where the real Death Valley is. LSU is widely recognised as the toughest place to play, the best tailgating and loudest stadiums by most. You all can have the name. LSU is where opponent's dreams come to die and everyone knows this. Clemson fans have an inferiority complex and that is why you think this is even a debate. It's not a debate, the public, media and opponents have spoken and Clemson is not even in the conversation……………………


Some more opinions from non LSU fans……..


No less an authority than legendary Alabama coach Bear Bryant once proclaimed Tiger Stadium to be "the worst place in the world for a visiting team. It's like being inside a drum." Over the years, the Sporting News, Sport Magazine the Gannett News Service and others have declared Tiger Stadium the most intimidating venue in college football.


I stood in Tiger Stadium and I thought, 'This is what the Colosseum in Rome must have been like.'" -- Ed Simonini, Texas A&M linebacker.


"It was like the Colosseum in Rome and we were the Christians." -- The late Bobby Dodd of Georgia Tech.


"Unbelievable, crazy. That place makes Notre Dame seem like Romper Room." -- Brad Budde, USC lineman.


"It makes a body tingle. These folks go berserk when the band marches on the field. A huge roar is heard for the invocation, for heaven's sake. They not only know the words to the national anthem, they sing them, loudly. And when the Tigers win the toss...there are tears of ecstasy." -- Douglas Looney, Sports Illustrated describing a Saturday night in Death Valley. 



"Welcome to Death Valley"  by Jim Caple https://espn.go.com/page2/s/caple/030918.html


Scott Van Pelt - His Death Valley Experience ? Transcribed


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Playing Calling Baton... Rouge (2009 example of Calling Baton Rouge: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5zCT0U7_lA) This is, This is… Garth brooks, but on Saturday night on the field it was 93,000 plus, the most they have ever had in Tiger stadium and umm… they play this song and there is a video of swamps and there's people and there's pictures of les miles and uh, I was told by one of the equipment guys down there said that that is Les's favorite part of the day. Like, Watch Les when this is going on. So I'm trying to watch Les, but I'm trying to watch the people, and when 93,000 people yell that LOUISIANA bit and they sing every bit of it and then the band plays BUMM BUMM BUMM BU, you love that part too.  


Everything they do is orchestrated, everything they do has got some kind of hand motion and yelling… a lot of it's profane and maybe that bums some folks out but I thought it was awesome. And, let me make one thing clear, I got asked this a lot by my Madison people. Madison Wisconsin, you guys know my affinity for you.  


Not, not like I'm stepping out on you, I've said yours is the best college town and I don't change how I feel but I'm gonna say this… For three hours on Saturday Night, I don't know that there has ever been an atmosphere in SPORTS that I've been a part of that was as memorable to me. I have no dog in this fight. I mean look, I've been to games where I've watched Maryland win a national championship, that was very personal to me. Makes me think of my dad who left us too soon, and I've been to Redskins games where I have everything invested, as a kid rooting for my team.


I have nothing but being a sports fan on the line on Saturday night. And I've never seen something that felt like that. Or heard anything that was as sustained as that. Spencer Hall, my friend that writes for Everyday Should be Saturday in sports, SB nation among others, he's got the gold standard definition of this, the 2007 game story he wrote that we quoted the other day and he was right.


"That voodoo's real. When the "Four Corners Salute" gets cranking, it's like listening to a 747 made entirely of fired clay crashing into a field of shattered glass. Getting a snap off effectively is in itself a game ball-worthy achievement. Combined with the orgy going on outside the stadium for five miles in any direction, it's the gold standard for any other college gameday experience. Any of them. It is peerless in terms of demonstrated intensity, lunacy, commitment, flair, and menace. At several points in the day, we were convinced we were going to be killed, injected with creole butter, and thrown in a deep fryer...but only in the most festive and accommodating of ways, of course." Spencer Hall Oct 8, 2007, EDSBS ROAD TRIP: BATON ROUGE


Everything I saw about it, the fact that it's… The stuff they eat. I don't know what Boudin is, but I want some now! They fry everything, I think when they brush their teeth at night they don't put the toothpaste on and put water, I think they put bourbon on it just to get it wet. The people were hospitable to us, I understand folks in the SEC maybe they aren't always so kind to you when you show up to Red Stick as they call it, but they were awesome to us.


And, as I said to you earlier Ryan, to me if you see a movie or you read a book or you see something that lingers with you afterwards, that's how you know it was great. What we saw Saturday night is something that won't soon leave me. Just because I felt so incredibly fortunate to be there on a night where they were playing with their pride on the line after what happened to them in the Title Game and they wanted to prove a point to Alabama.


And they did all of that and they lost.


And I don't know how you get past that. I guess it will be incredibly tough to move on from it. But everything that was part of the experience, I was told it was going to be awesome. It was


better than I was told it was. There's a guy down there that would know, saw a text today that says "that's the best that stadium's ever been".


If it is, then I count myself a sports fan that I was there. I got a zillion videos I took just so I could remember what it sounded like in my ears. Ya'll did it as good as it could be done... and… you didn't win, but it didn't mean that you didn't win in a way because that environment is just, there is nothing beyond it.


There is nothing I would put ahead of that that I've EVER seen in any sport. When you're there, you don't want to miss anything. You know what I mean, when you are standing on the sidelines, you're looking into the corners and everybody's out there at the beginning and you're feeling like, alright, am I getting it all, am I getting it all.


There was a tension to that game that was different though then a year ago. And I was in Tuscaloosa for the overtime game when LSU went in there and won. I still feel like because LSU fans for the most part, accepted the fact that they are big under dogs, and not many people were picking them, that losing, as gutting as it was over that 43 second drive, that they still had never gone into it expecting to lose, and now they're a two loss team, and not a part of the national championship picture, for the most part, they weren't before it.


So there was a different kind of loss, you see what I'm saying? You see before you weren't, I don't think you could be as depressed from that loss as you would have been if you had zero losses in that game. I'd rather lose by 55 points than lose like that, because they were the better team. Saban said it afterwards.


They did every single thing they could do, and it wasn't enough because in the end McCarron pulled a rabbit out of a hat and was fantastic, he was fantastic in that last drive. And full credit to them for doing it, but I mean just in terms of the vibe and what it was… man… it is seared on my brain and I will remember it incredibly finally and just feel like I was lucky to see an atmosphere where it meant that much. And, it was played at that kind of a level.


You can spare me your sarcasm for people around the country that are going to tell me whatever you want to tell me about "they don't score this or that". Go there once. Go there once and then talk. If you haven't been… no talkie. "


Link: “Welcome to Death Valley” by Jim Caple12/28 2:55 AM | IP: Logged
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"More like dead valley in clempson SC"

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Clemson Memorial Stadium - Where Clemson fans go to watch their dreams die.

LSU Tiger Stadium - Where LSU fans go to watch opponents dreams die.

This post was edited on 12/28 4:50 AM by Farper

12/28 3:18 AM | IP: Logged
LSU Tiger faithful, don't be mislead by the obnoxious scum that you are seeing here from the Gamecoots. I know they are pressing hard to try to make themselves feel like they are on par with a storied program like LSU. You guys know that their success is only recent (and hopefully brief!). Clemson has dominated them for 100 years. We will get the Space/Time Continuum back in order soon. Then the dumb birds (Coots) can go back to sticking their heads up their...err... back in the ground again! Yet I'll have to say I'm sorry for them appearing to represent what our lovely state is all about. After our game is over you will not have to again listen to their crud for some time. Good luck Monday... we need it!
12/28 4:44 PM | IP: Logged
U clemsux people trash the SEC all year (or make your pathetic attempts to trash all things SEC) then come crawling over here to suck up to LSU In a pathetic and desperate effort to garner support for your failed attempts to tarnish the Gamecocks. 4 in a row and counting. Oh yeah, with the SEC going 4-0 against the All Cupcake Conference on the last weekend of the season, LSUs thrashing of the Taters will make it 5-0.
12/29 4:21 PM | IP: Logged

Whoa there hoss if you could read you'd know a freaking gamecock started the thread. Clemson fans on this board have not said one word about Death Valley.





Originally posted by Farper:






Originally posted by fan-of-five:


I think this game should decide who can call their place "DEATH VALLEY". What yall think?


This post was edited on 12/3 8:19 PM by fan-of-five







LSU fans don't have to tell you or others where the real Death Valley is. LSU is widely recognised as the toughest place to play, the best tailgating and loudest stadiums by most. You all can have the name. LSU is where opponent's dreams come to die and everyone knows this. Clemson fans have an inferiority complex and that is why you think this is even a debate. It's not a debate, the public, media and opponents have spoken and Clemson is not even in the conversation……………………


Some more opinions from non LSU fans……..


No less an authority than legendary Alabama coach Bear Bryant once proclaimed Tiger Stadium to be "the worst place in the world for a visiting team. It's like being inside a drum." Over the years, the Sporting News, Sport Magazine the Gannett News Service and others have declared Tiger Stadium the most intimidating venue in college football.


I stood in Tiger Stadium and I thought, 'This is what the Colosseum in Rome must have been like.'" -- Ed Simonini, Texas A&M linebacker.


"It was like the Colosseum in Rome and we were the Christians." -- The late Bobby Dodd of Georgia Tech.


"Unbelievable, crazy. That place makes Notre Dame seem like Romper Room." -- Brad Budde, USC lineman.


"It makes a body tingle. These folks go berserk when the band marches on the field. A huge roar is heard for the invocation, for heaven's sake. They not only know the words to the national anthem, they sing them, loudly. And when the Tigers win the toss...there are tears of ecstasy." -- Douglas Looney, Sports Illustrated describing a Saturday night in Death Valley. 




"Welcome to Death Valley"  by Jim Caple https://espn.go.com/page2/s/caple/030918.html



Scott Van Pelt - His Death Valley Experience ? Transcribed


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Playing Calling Baton... Rouge (2009 example of Calling Baton Rouge: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5zCT0U7_lA) This is, This is… Garth brooks, but on Saturday night on the field it was 93,000 plus, the most they have ever had in Tiger stadium and umm… they play this song and there is a video of swamps and there's people and there's pictures of les miles and uh, I was told by one of the equipment guys down there said that that is Les's favorite part of the day. Like, Watch Les when this is going on. So I'm trying to watch Les, but I'm trying to watch the people, and when 93,000 people yell that LOUISIANA bit and they sing every bit of it and then the band plays BUMM BUMM BUMM BU, you love that part too.  


Everything they do is orchestrated, everything they do has got some kind of hand motion and yelling… a lot of it's profane and maybe that bums some folks out but I thought it was awesome. And, let me make one thing clear, I got asked this a lot by my Madison people. Madison Wisconsin, you guys know my affinity for you.  


Not, not like I'm stepping out on you, I've said yours is the best college town and I don't change how I feel but I'm gonna say this… For three hours on Saturday Night, I don't know that there has ever been an atmosphere in SPORTS that I've been a part of that was as memorable to me. I have no dog in this fight. I mean look, I've been to games where I've watched Maryland win a national championship, that was very personal to me. Makes me think of my dad who left us too soon, and I've been to Redskins games where I have everything invested, as a kid rooting for my team.


I have nothing but being a sports fan on the line on Saturday night. And I've never seen something that felt like that. Or heard anything that was as sustained as that. Spencer Hall, my friend that writes for Everyday Should be Saturday in sports, SB nation among others, he's got the gold standard definition of this, the 2007 game story he wrote that we quoted the other day and he was right.


"That voodoo's real. When the "Four Corners Salute" gets cranking, it's like listening to a 747 made entirely of fired clay crashing into a field of shattered glass. Getting a snap off effectively is in itself a game ball-worthy achievement. Combined with the orgy going on outside the stadium for five miles in any direction, it's the gold standard for any other college gameday experience. Any of them. It is peerless in terms of demonstrated intensity, lunacy, commitment, flair, and menace. At several points in the day, we were convinced we were going to be killed, injected with creole butter, and thrown in a deep fryer...but only in the most festive and accommodating of ways, of course." Spencer Hall Oct 8, 2007, EDSBS ROAD TRIP: BATON ROUGE


Everything I saw about it, the fact that it's… The stuff they eat. I don't know what Boudin is, but I want some now! They fry everything, I think when they brush their teeth at night they don't put the toothpaste on and put water, I think they put bourbon on it just to get it wet. The people were hospitable to us, I understand folks in the SEC maybe they aren't always so kind to you when you show up to Red Stick as they call it, but they were awesome to us.


And, as I said to you earlier Ryan, to me if you see a movie or you read a book or you see something that lingers with you afterwards, that's how you know it was great. What we saw Saturday night is something that won't soon leave me. Just because I felt so incredibly fortunate to be there on a night where they were playing with their pride on the line after what happened to them in the Title Game and they wanted to prove a point to Alabama.


And they did all of that and they lost.


And I don't know how you get past that. I guess it will be incredibly tough to move on from it. But everything that was part of the experience, I was told it was going to be awesome. It was


better than I was told it was. There's a guy down there that would know, saw a text today that says "that's the best that stadium's ever been".


If it is, then I count myself a sports fan that I was there. I got a zillion videos I took just so I could remember what it sounded like in my ears. Ya'll did it as good as it could be done... and… you didn't win, but it didn't mean that you didn't win in a way because that environment is just, there is nothing beyond it.


There is nothing I would put ahead of that that I've EVER seen in any sport. When you're there, you don't want to miss anything. You know what I mean, when you are standing on the sidelines, you're looking into the corners and everybody's out there at the beginning and you're feeling like, alright, am I getting it all, am I getting it all.


There was a tension to that game that was different though then a year ago. And I was in Tuscaloosa for the overtime game when LSU went in there and won. I still feel like because LSU fans for the most part, accepted the fact that they are big under dogs, and not many people were picking them, that losing, as gutting as it was over that 43 second drive, that they still had never gone into it expecting to lose, and now they're a two loss team, and not a part of the national championship picture, for the most part, they weren't before it.


So there was a different kind of loss, you see what I'm saying? You see before you weren't, I don't think you could be as depressed from that loss as you would have been if you had zero losses in that game. I'd rather lose by 55 points than lose like that, because they were the better team. Saban said it afterwards.


They did every single thing they could do, and it wasn't enough because in the end McCarron pulled a rabbit out of a hat and was fantastic, he was fantastic in that last drive. And full credit to them for doing it, but I mean just in terms of the vibe and what it was… man… it is seared on my brain and I will remember it incredibly finally and just feel like I was lucky to see an atmosphere where it meant that much. And, it was played at that kind of a level.


You can spare me your sarcasm for people around the country that are going to tell me whatever you want to tell me about "they don't score this or that". Go there once. Go there once and then talk. If you haven't been… no talkie. "




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We don't need to do anything to tarnish the coots. They've never needed our help to show their stupidity. :)
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