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Dylan Favre tells Twitter he wants 'opportunity'

Posted on: September 16, 2011 1:08 pm
Edited on: September 16, 2011 1:09 pm
Posted by Jerry Hinnen

Neither of the two quarterbacks Mississippi State trotted out during last night's 19-6 strangling at the hands of LSU fared well at all. But that didn't stop State third-stringer Dylan Favre -- yes, the nephew of Brett, if you haven't heard -- from wanting his crack at the Bayou Bengals, too.

In fact, he wanted that crack badly enough to tell the whole world about it. Favre tweeted the following late Thursday night:

Our first reponse is to say that however badly Favre might that opportunity, going behind his coach's back to the wilds of the Internet to make that request won't do much change Dan Mullen's mind. Mullen likely already has enough questions to answer about his quarterback position after his late switch from Chris Relf to Tyler Russell backfired, and Favre publicly inserting himself into the conversation isn't going to sit well, we're guessing. Sitting at 0-2 in the SEC and already all-but-eliminated from West contention, the Bulldogs are a boat that Mullen no doubt will not want rocked at the moment.

But a second response might be to note that Favre isn't just reacting to last night--he didn't see the field in either of the Bulldogs' first two games, either, including the 59-14 Week 1 bludgeoning of troubled Memphis. It also can't be pleasant to watch the player who beat him out for the backup job (in reportedly the narrowest of fashions) struggle as badly as Russell did last night; the first two drives on Russell's watch went loss of 5, incompletion, incompletion, punt, sack for loss of 10, interception. Though perhaps not likely to have done any better, Favre literally could not have done any worse.

So we don't blame him for his frustration. But we can blame him for airing that frustration in the most public fashion possible, and at what's arguably the worst possible time for his team. There's worse mistakes to make, but it remains a mistake --and one not likely to do him an ounce of good with the coaching staff he's already at odds with -- all the same.

HT: SBNation.


Since: Sep 26, 2011
Posted on: September 26, 2011 2:13 pm

Dylan Favre tells Twitter he wants 'opportunity'

Not many of you can comment in an intelligent manner without insults. That's because you were the kind of kid that sat at home bitter that you
never played much sports except pee wee football and quit because you were no good. The only thing you got is bitterness. Name callers.
Hard to make a clear point when your commentary is full of harsh words. Apparently, Mom and Dad never punished you for having such a mouth.
Not in my case. Dylan Favre was expressing his frustrations. Keep it at that level. Show some class or don't comment. Thanks. 

Since: Dec 24, 2010
Posted on: September 17, 2011 1:39 pm

Dylan Favre tells Twitter he wants 'opportunity'

Michigan State is playing Notre Dame, not Mississippi State.


Since: Jun 23, 2010
Posted on: September 17, 2011 12:06 pm

Dylan Favre tells Twitter he wants 'opportunity'

Quit picking on the boy! 

1) He didn't send photos of his cock to some coed.

2) His name is "Dylan Dewayne Favre" you dumbasses and he can do anything he wants!  ("DDF"?)

3) It would be more fun for the fans to watch DDF get the crap beat out of him.

 Maybe those pansies at Notre Dame can run his stupid, Confederate Ass over?   ("Golden Domers?")


Since: Mar 2, 2007
Posted on: September 16, 2011 6:24 pm

Dylan Favre tells Twitter he wants 'opportunity'

Hey Dylan, have you seen LSU's defense?  They don't exactly make things "Real...Comfortable."

Since: Sep 16, 2011
Posted on: September 16, 2011 3:50 pm

Dylan Favre tells Twitter he wants 'opportunity'

He didn't see the field in the Memphis game because he was suspended. If he wants an opportunity - and I am glad that we have such a fierce competitor wanting to show what he can do - he needs to follow team rules, go to class, etc.  He probably would have seen time next week during the LaTech game, but his tweet is just begging the coach to suspended him again.  Competitive fire tempered with discipline and a little maturity will get Dylan Favre the opportunity he wants.    

Since: Jan 15, 2009
Posted on: September 16, 2011 2:29 pm

Dylan Favre tells Twitter he wants 'opportunity'

How do we know that this said "opportunity" wasn't to get into his hot, female, coeds pants??

Since: Mar 5, 2008
Posted on: September 16, 2011 1:30 pm

Dylan Favre tells Twitter he wants 'opportunity'

"best" i meant...Sorry should have spell checked

Since: Mar 5, 2008
Posted on: September 16, 2011 1:28 pm

Dylan Favre tells Twitter he wants 'opportunity'

Two points....One don't whine on twitter that you want a chance to play.  Earn it in practice by showing you're the QB the gives the team the bext chance to win.  If the coaches think you are they will put you in!  Second...last night it would not have mattered what "Favre" took the field.  Simply put that LSU defense is just filthy!!

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