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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Favorite Saints player of all-time: Eric Martin Favorite QB: Yep....I said it....Bobby Hebert, but Brees has the definite potential to take his place. SCREW ARCHIE MANNING!!!!! P.S. I'm gonna get banned for that one. lol ill get right on that...

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Old 05-27-2006, 01:14 PM   #51
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Favorite Saints player of all-time: Eric Martin
Favorite QB: Yep....I said it....Bobby Hebert, but Brees has the definite potential to take his place. SCREW ARCHIE MANNING!!!!!

P.S. I'm gonna get banned for that one. lol

ill get right on that
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Old 05-27-2006, 02:26 PM   #52
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Well ... How I came to be a Saints fan is long and colorful, but here goes. I was born in Camaguey Cuba in 1954, yes that would make me 51, but will be 52 July 9th. Castro had taken over Cuba in 1959 and by the time 1962 came around, life was miserable ... no food, no future, so my mom decided we needed to escape. In the escape, my mother and sister were caught, but somehow, I made it to Miami, alone, and wound up in an orphanage where I lived until I was adopted as a foster child by an Italian family in Ramsey NJ. That is where I learned about football as an 8 year old watching the Jets and Giants. The highlight of my stay in NJ was getting Joe Namath's autograph at the entrance to the tunnel at half time. The whole time I lived in NJ, I had no contact with my family, and I did not know if I would ever see them again.

In early 1967 I got word that my mother had gotten out of Cuba and had chosen New Orleans as the city where she would move to. On March 17th, 1967, I arrived in New Orleans, and that’s when it all began. I was recruited from my grammar school to sell popcorn and peanuts at Tulane stadium for this upstart NFL team called the Saints, and it didn’t take long before I became a fan. Like I have mentioned in other posts, I worked at every Saints game at Tulane stadium, and also every Sugar Bowl and Super Bowl in those years. My favorite Sugar Bowls were when LSU beat Wyoming in 1968, and when Archie Manning & Ole Miss beat the Arkansas Razorbacks in 1970. Little did I know he would later become a Saint.

While in High School at Brother Martin, I saw the Dome going up but have never been inside it. In 1973 I joined the NAVY, and was a machine gunner in a CH46 Helicopter.

I have had to go to see the Saints in L.A. and San Diego when they played the Rams, Raiders, and Chargers. I have been an aerospace engineer and a computer scientist for the past 29 years at BOEING Aerospace. My office is a shrine to the NO Saints, and I have been harassed like everyone … so I have THICK skin, OK. I hope this year to come to my first game in the Dome, and hopefully I will get to meet some of you when I come.

GEAUX SAINTS !!!
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Old 05-27-2006, 02:26 PM   #53
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still diggin on this. It might be a thread to keep archived for new people to read and add their 2cents to.

I wonder if this is representative of total fans in how many chose the Saints because of their cool uniforms? Better not change those.

Tally, you remember those unbelieveable Packers-Colts games in the '60's?

add also to me... I am kinda a reformed major league baseball nut. I ran the most serious fantasy league I have ever heard of for several years. That is, the intensity, commitment, and cash involved- so much so I had to quit it. It was taking up my whole life. I loved baseball so much I considered and looked into a new career in management. I probably could have started as asst. GM for the Astros AA franchise. It ended up being too big of a step down in money to sacrifice though.

Also, big music lover here. I go to a lot of shows mostly blues, blues-rock to rock. I have a few thousand CDs in my collection.

As a now back in Louisiana Saints fan I salute all our faithful residing in other areas! I know what it takes to stand up for our beloved franchise.
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Old 05-27-2006, 06:52 PM   #54
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dwiley21 did they still have the Kesseler AAU Swimming Inventational on base when you were there? I got to swim there a couple of times. loved that road trip. but that was in the 70's.
Okay kelly i have to see this collection. turn the volume off the game and jam on some blues. I did some college DJ at LSU, southeastern, Nicholes St. and Tulane. Bounced around abit in my first go around at college. You are coming close to being given the rights to the first B&G gathering.
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Old 05-27-2006, 07:01 PM   #55
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I'm 25, born and raised in Mamou La. Saints fan since burth. Mamou is a town overwhelmed with LSU fans, so when LSU won the championship, they all downed and ridiculed the Saints. I hope LSU never wins another game as long i live. Now with Saints making things happen, some of these tiger faithfuls are talking good about the Saints. I wish all these bandwagon fans would just forget the Saints, so when we have our day in the sun, it wont be ruined by the smell of hypocracy and tiger $hit, that it will be the true fans who have been there through the $hit and the shine
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Old 05-27-2006, 07:20 PM   #56
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hi my name nextprobowler and im an alcoholic.................oh damn my bad wrong place hahahahahahaha
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Old 05-27-2006, 08:33 PM   #57
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My name is Andrew and I live in Madison, MS. Jackson26 is exactly what is sounds like: my *hometown* and Deuce's professional number. I've been a Saints fan my whole life (19.5 years), but I really came into my own as a sports fan and a Saints fan in particular at the Saints game vs. Detroit in 200, which I remember we lost 10-14. I own a (signed) Deuce jersey, and an old Jeff Blake jersey, from the six-odd weeks he started at quarterback. My favorite player is Deuce McAllister, who graduated from my favorite college, Ole Miss.
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Old 05-27-2006, 09:12 PM   #58
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I was born in October in 1980, which makes me 25, born during the saints game. Went to and graduated from Buras in 1998 and had a bad disliking for Newman...ala the Manning school. We beat Peyton when he was a freshman and sophmore in route to a state championship and runner-up. So therefore, I am no fan of Archie, Peyton, Eli or even Cooper. I played baseball so I never got to play football against Eli, but it would have been fun to get a shot or two in.

Two memories that stick out: The play-off game we won, I witnessed it with my own two eyes and felt the energy. The dome was literally rocking. After the game I was so hoarse, but I showed off to my friends the ticket of history in the making and loved it.

Two, working for the saints when I was going to Nicholls for training camp, 2002. My cousin Jim (aka Jimbone) and I worked the sidelines for all the practices and the b&g scrimmage. We also worked a saints game where we blew up the helmet and drove cars out of the field at half time. Well, we got to eat lunch with the guys and actually got to see the players as persons. That's why I liked Brooks for so long because he is a good dude, but I am glad to get rid of him. Jim was lucky enough to recieve a pass from him as he threw the ball away. Also, we stole a saints football that was left after practice. Nothing better then getting paid to watch football, esp. your favorite team.

I noticed how people say the teams they like the most. Well, I am gonna say the teams I hate the most....Falcons, Cowboys, Colts, Raiders, Dodgers, Mets, and the Damn Yankees. Players include, Toi Cook and anyone associated with the teams I named.

Anyways, now that Katrina f-ed up my families' lives, we are now back in Thibodaux. R.I.P. Buras
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Old 05-27-2006, 11:03 PM   #59
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LOL...Sorry, pak....I just dislike Archie almost as much as I disliked Brooks.
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Old 05-27-2006, 11:50 PM   #60
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I'm 25, born and raised in Mamou La. Saints fan since burth. Mamou is a town overwhelmed with LSU fans, so when LSU won the championship, they all downed and ridiculed the Saints. I hope LSU never wins another game as long i live. Now with Saints making things happen, some of these tiger faithfuls are talking good about the Saints. I wish all these bandwagon fans would just forget the Saints, so when we have our day in the sun, it wont be ruined by the smell of hypocracy and tiger $hit, that it will be the true fans who have been there through the $hit and the shine
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