If you win, they will come

If you win, they will come

There are 3 comments on the Las Cruces Sun-News story from Jun 15, 2008, titled If you win, they will come. In it, Las Cruces Sun-News reports that:

Former NFL coach Bill Parcells once observed that in his sport, "you are what your record says you are." Gauging by Parcells' unyielding standards, the New Mexico State football team hasn't been very good ...

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More Cow Bell - HUH

Las Cruces, NM

#1 Jun 16, 2008
Is the reporter trying to be humorous or is he or she serious about the cow bells?

They tried that one year at Texas A&M but the piercing sound made by all the bells being rattled made for a less enjoyable football game and were very annoying. It sounds good on paper but when put into practice it is just awful. Since the AD is in dept. we can only hope they run out of money and the cow bell mania dies with it.

A better idea would have been to have a cow trot across the field after a touchdown or Pistol Pete ride a horse across the end zone once a score had been made.

Albuquerque, NM

#2 Jun 16, 2008
The cowbell idea is a real one. Steve Macy Director of Marketing was behind it. Write him at [email protected] He's very responsive and appreciates feedback.

P.S. Reporters don't write editorials, editors do.

Albuquerque, NM

#3 Jun 16, 2008
Whoops. I didn't read the editorial before commenting. Didn't know I was rehashing Mr. Macy's information.

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