Michael Dickson He Gone

Discussion in 'On The Field' started by LonghornCatholic, Dec 21, 2017.

  1. LonghornCatholic

    LonghornCatholic Romantic Catholic

    Hope this is a joke.


     
  2. LonghornCatholic

    LonghornCatholic Romantic Catholic

  3. ProdigalHorn

    ProdigalHorn 10,000+ Posts

    Hopefully when his cousin gets here, he can skip the first few shanks and punt snap drops and get right to the dagger-in-the-heart inside-the-5 jobs.
     
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  4. LonghornCatholic

    LonghornCatholic Romantic Catholic

  5. Detective Shilala

    Detective Shilala 2,500+ Posts

    Damn, there goes our offensive MVP.
    Hope we will be able to get some first downs for a change next year!
     
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  6. Detective Shilala

    Detective Shilala 2,500+ Posts

    That is pretty cool of Kingsbury, but I wonder if we aren't the butt of a joke there.
    Feels like a dig we would make at aggy
     
  7. LonghornCatholic

    LonghornCatholic Romantic Catholic

  8. easy

    easy 2,500+ Posts

    Wonder f he will get drafted or sign as a free agent
     
  9. X Misn Tx

    X Misn Tx 1,000+ Posts

    yeah. he'll be one of the better ones his first year. with a chance to be one of the GOATs imo.
     
  10. Olehornfan

    Olehornfan 1,000+ Posts

    Watched the tape of his cousin. He has a talent I have not seen in years. He kicked about seven balls In a row that hit between the 10 and goal line and took an immediate left bounce out of bounds. The coffin corner kick has been out of vogue for years but this kid seems to have mastered it.
    Hope he will be as talented as Michael without the first year yips.
     
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  11. FWHORN

    FWHORN 5,000+ Posts

    Somebody will use a 5th round or 6th round pick on him and get their punter for the next 12-15 years.
     
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  12. Hoop

    Hoop 500+ Posts

    This guy is the reason Texas Football hasn't been a complete disaster the last 3 years. He is an amazing punter and one of the best I have I have ever seen live; Shane Lechler being the other.

    Good luck to him at the next level.
     
  13. Hoop

    Hoop 500+ Posts

    I hope his cousin has about half of the total punting yards that Michael had because we don't have to punt.

    Without improvement on offense, Texas may become the new Punter U (PU).
     
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  14. horninchicago

    horninchicago 2,500+ Posts

    This shows, more than anything, the absolute pathetic state of our offense. In any years past, would the announcement of a punter skipping his senior year cause any consternation by the fanbase? Man, how embarrassing.
     
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  15. Mesohorny

    Mesohorny 1,000+ Posts

    BUT...Texas has never had a Ray Guy Award winner either. Regardless of the state of the offense, Dickson is a great punter, was a good weapon, and will be missed.
     
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  16. horninchicago

    horninchicago 2,500+ Posts

    I don't disagree, but that does not disprove my point about the offense. I can recall watching games this year and thinking, "Well, at least _ will get the ball really deep in their territory."
     
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  17. Horn2RunAgain

    Horn2RunAgain 100+ Posts

    I agree with you, but if this were Erxleben leaving prior to 78 it would have been a bigger deal imho. Our offense sputtered early (for various reasons), he saved the defense by turning the field around many times.

    Aside from Earl he might have been our most significant player in an era ('75 to '78) of some really good -to -great players.
     
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  18. SabreHorn

    SabreHorn 2,500+ Posts

    Erxleben is the greatest kicker of all time. Huge punts that changed games, Booming kickoffs, and monster fieldgoals. Ask Barry Switzer.

    That said, Dickson should be our MVP the last two years.
     
  19. 2003TexasGrad

    2003TexasGrad 1,000+ Posts

    I wonder if he told Herman hed come back for one more year as long as Herman called him by his name and not "the punter."
     
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  20. FWHORN

    FWHORN 5,000+ Posts

    I said 5th or 6th round above, after tonight he could move up to third or fourth round. :hookem:
     
  21. AC

    AC 250+ Posts

    4th round seems likely. A good guess and I agree. He will be missed!
     
  22. Godz40acres

    Godz40acres Happy Feller

    On Texas GameDay Final tonight, LG said they should have a gold cast made of Dickson's leg and display it in the trophy room. Corey added, "And put a lamp shade on top of it."

    Not a bad idea, actually. (Without the lamp shade, though.)
     
  23. Statalyzer

    Statalyzer 10,000+ Posts

    If he was this good, then yes. Maybe not to the same extent, but definitely yes.
     
  24. zuckercanyon

    zuckercanyon 250+ Posts

    Didn’t the ok state mullet say the Texas punter almost won the game for Texas? And TTs coach was impressed enough to send a note? Dickson made a big impression this year, and not just with the home fans....
     
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  25. txlandagent

    txlandagent 500+ Posts

    Prokick Australia looks like the real deal. The last 5 Ray Guy winner's have come out of that academy. The Aussies are starting to dominate the kicking game in American Football. I could see Dickson getting picked up in round 3. That seems to be about the earliest anyone ever gets on the board for a P.
     
  26. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    PFF ratings off the chart

     
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  27. rick mueller

    rick mueller 500+ Posts

    Aggy would proclaim a championship to go with the trophy.
     
  28. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    Nice shirt

     
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  29. ProdigalHorn

    ProdigalHorn 10,000+ Posts

    After last year, Herman ought to call him "Mr. Dickson, sir." Frankly the whole "the punter" thing really bothered me about Herman last year and I hope he grows out of it.
     
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  30. Dionysus

    Dionysus Admin

    It’s dumb. Especially dumb when you have the best punter in the country who consistently bails your *** out because your offense can’t score points, but you won’t call one of your top players by name?
     
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