Ogle Madness: East Regional, Lower Bracket!
12:00 AM EDT on March 11, 2008
Today's games are from the lower portion half of the East Regional. These games will all be played at the U.S.S. Batfish War Memorial Park Museum in Muskogee. Here are the match-ups:
- (6) Al Eschbach vs. (11) Tall Paul
- (3) Chuck Norris vs (14)
- (7) Jim Traber vs. (10) Jenni Carlson
- (2) Sam Bradford vs. (15) Bryan Abrams
You can check out the details of each match-up and cast your votes after the jump. Voting is allowed until midnight tonight. To view the complete bracket, click here. To view the results from yesterday, click here.
p.s.- I have no clue what picture to post with these Ogle Madness posts, so I'll just post some totally unrelated ones that have been emailed to us in the past.
(6) Al Eschbach vs. (11) Tall Paul
About Al Eschbach:
Conference: Sports Animal
Who he is: Oddball Sports Talker
Biggest Strength: Getting first dibs at lobbing Bob Stoops a softball question
Biggest Weakness: Height. Annoying voice. Maintaining composure when people disagree with him. Staying on topic. Should we go on?
Fun Fact: Eschbach, who knows nothing about sports if it cannot be related to the Sooner program, somehow briefly left the Oklahoma City market to accept a job at a station in Kansas City.
About Tall Paul:
Conference: Retro Commercial League
What it is: The face of Paul Meade Insurance
Biggest Strength: Protecting all the things you own; like cars and trucks and mobile homes; Accidents and tickets, too; Call and (he'll) take care of you
Biggest Weakness: Remembering his phone number
Fun Fact: Clark Matthews has not seen one of these commercials on television since before he was of legal driving age, and he can still call Paul Meade Insurance. 524-1541, bitches!
(3) Chuck Norris vs (14)
About Chuck Norris:
Conference: Oklahoma Badass
Who he is: Chuck Norris
Biggest Strength: Extracting souls using his perfectly white teeth
Biggest Weakness: Campaign managing
Fun Fact: When the boogeyman goes to sleep at night, he checks his closet for Chuck Norris.
(7) Jim Traber vs. (10) Jenni Carlson
About Jim Traber:
Conference: The Sports Animal
Who he is: A fine individual, if he does say so himself
Biggest Strength: Ego
Biggest Weakness: Temper
Fun Fact: You might not know this, but Traber played in the big leagues before he became a Canadian TV star.
About Jenni Carlson:
Conference: Black Tower
Who she is: Touchy-feely sports columnist
Biggest Strength: Coming up with column ideas that sound like they would be interesting
Biggest Weakness: Actually writing interesting columns
Fun Fact: Carlson's attempts at writing a touchy-feely analysis of Bobby Reid's demotion at OSU came off as mean, and kind of racist, then (with the help of Mike Gundy) touched off a firestorm of controversy that led to Carlson showing off her Tequila collection on Good Morning America. Also, her favorite color is green.
(2) Sam Bradford vs. (15) Bryan Abrams
About Sam Bradford:
Conference: OU Quarterbacks (AKA the "People More Important Than Governors" Conference)
Who he is: The Most Popular Student At The University of Oklahoma
Biggest Strength: Looking confused and throwing to receivers who are wide open
Biggest Weakness: Road Games
Fun Fact: His kidnapping was the main plot line in an installment of the Justice League of Oklahoma.
About Bryan Abrams:
Conference: Boy Bands of Greater Oklahoma City
Who he is: Lead singer of Color Me Badd
Biggest Strength: Wanting to "Sex You Up"
Biggest Weakness: Finding people willing to be sexed up
Fun Fact: Color Me Badd once released a "Best of..." album that actually had 12 songs on it. Who knew!?
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