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    Didn't see this coming...

    Tim Griffin is no longer blogging for ESPN.com. Yeha, he wasn't perfect and had a few typos, but regardless, I was a multiple times a day reader of his blogs.

    Wonder now who ESPN gets to fill in the void. Prior to blogging, Griffin was the Big 12 beat writer for the San Antonio newspaper. I wonder if ESPN will go after a Big 12 beat writer from another paper to fill the void.

    http://espn.go.com/blog/big12/post/_...ffins-farewell



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    Re: Didn't see this coming...

    Going to be a lot of happy fans on this site



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    Re: Didn't see this coming...

    i liked him actually.


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    Re: Didn't see this coming...

    Yeah I didn't realize he was even thinking about leaving. Hopefully the new blogger will cover more of the North....



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    Re: Didn't see this coming...

    I vote for somebody from KC.



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    Re: Didn't see this coming...

    Quote Originally Posted by Goose View Post
    Yeah I didn't realize he was even thinking about leaving. Hopefully the new blogger will cover more of the North....
    Guess you cann't please everyone, as always thought he covered both divisions equally.



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    Re: Didn't see this coming...

    Isn't Paul Shirley available?



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    Re: Didn't see this coming...

    Quote Originally Posted by garn91 View Post
    Guess you cann't please everyone, as always thought he covered both divisions equally.
    Says the NU fan.

    Griffin was a South schill and I think he blogged drunk, seriously.


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    Re: Didn't see this coming...

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    i liked him actually.
    This



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    Re: Didn't see this coming...

    I liked him too and read his blog often. A lot of people criticize him for writing about the south a lot, but the two most successful teams in the Big 12 are in the south. Also, he gets a lot of his stories from what local news papers were writing and expands on them. It's hard to write about Iowa State football when the Register and other local outlets don't have anything to write about.



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    Re: Didn't see this coming...

    Mmm...bye bye!

    Good riddance!

    Don't let the door hit ya where the good Lord split ya!



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    Griffin Out

    Sorry if this has already been mentioned, but Big XII football Blogger Griffin steps down.

    So long blog nation - Big 12 Blog - ESPN


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    Re: Griffin Out

    later



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    Re: Griffin Out

    From CF I predict:

    -A month of rejoicing that the terrible Tim Griffin is gone.
    -A month of giving the new guy a chance.
    -The remainder of the guys tenure to be spent ******** about what a terrible writer he is and wishing Tim Griffin was back.



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    Re: Griffin Out

    What, did he take an offer as the Main spokesman for the University of Texas?

    Get someone in there that can report on all the teams evenly.



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