Table Seven Top 6; NCAA College Football Week 8

It’s week 8, and before we all know it, playoff time will be here.  Let us not rush though, football season goes way too fast as it is.  There are some very interesting matchups this week, and for some of those two loss teams, it’s survival mode.  Three losses only works if you’re Notre Dame or Oklahoma, but I digress.  Welcome to week 8 of the NCAA College Football season and the noozbuffet.com …..

🏈…Table Seven Top 6 🏈

 

  1. (4)OHIO STATE @ NORTHWESTERN- This game between the Wildcats and the Buckeyes will kickoff Friday night, October 18th at 8:30.  Northwestern is 1-4, and Ohio State is 6-0.  Last week Northwestern lost 13-10 against Nebraska, the same Nebraska team Ohio State beat in Lincoln 48-7.  Northwestern is a 28 point underdog at home, which means no one expects them to even come close to winning this game.  They’re at home too!  Oh boy, this could be along afternoon for the Wildcats, but with all the negativity surrounding them, I can say this, they’re one of the only teams to score on that invincible WIsconsin defense.
  2. (12)OREGON @ (25)WASHINGTON- Oregon and Washington will kickoff Saturday afternoon, October 19th, at 3:30.  This is one of three games I’m really looking forward to this weekend.  For some reason, I really like Washington this year, but with two losses already this game is super-duper important.  A must win for the Huskies.  Oregon is 5-1, and they’re in first place in the PAC 12 North.  Washington is 4-2, and they’re in second place in the PAC 12 North.  It’s a PAC 12 rivalry game, and if Washington wins they put themselves right back in the mix of things (at least a 5-2 tie for first place).  Last week the Ducks beat Colorado down 45-3, and since that opening day loss to Auburn, they’ve handled business.  Let us not forget that win against a ranked Cal team two weeks ago 17-7.  Washington was victorious against Arizona last week, they won 51-27.  They lost to Cal and Stanford.  Stanford is the only team Northwestern beat, which means something isn’t adding up here.  Washington is a 3 point underdog at home, but I feel like that’s not enough.  Oregon’s QB Justin Herbert has over 1,600 yards passing, 17 touchdowns, and only 1 interception.  Washington has a stud as well at quarterback, Jacob eason.  Statistically, these teams match up evenly, but it all comes down to Saturday of course.
  3. TEMPLE @ (19)SMU- Temple and SMU play Saturday, October 19th, at 3:30.  SMU is no joke, and they have the ranking (19) and record (6-0) to back that up.  That’s right, they’re ranked 19th, and they’re 6-0.  Undefeated and perfect!  SMU is home this week in Dallas where they’re 7.5 point favorites, and playing fresh off a bye week.  Two weeks ago they had that 3-overtime scare to Tulsa, but they escaped with a 43-37 win.  The Mustangs have been nothing short of exciting this season and they seem to be getting better every week.  They’re ranked 15th overall in total offense with 498 yards per game, but let’s shine the spotlight on running back Xavier Jones for a moment.  Jones is averaging 5.7 yards per carry and he has 12 touchdowns.  With wide receivers Reggie Roberson Jr. and James Proche added to the mix the Mustangs have a very balanced offense.  Temple is another team that’s hot right now.  They’re 5-1, and even though they’re not ranked, they are in first place in the American Athletic East Division.  Last week the Owls had a huge upset over Memphis 30-28, but it was that win earlier in the season against Maryland that got the ball rolling and their confidence up.  On defense, CB Harrison Hand is leading the team with 47 tackles, I don’t know if that’s good with him being a corner and all, but it’s working, and this week Temple will need all the hands they can get.  (I crack me up!)
  4. (17)ARIZONA STATE @ (13)UTAH- This game will kickoff at 6 o’clock Saturday evening, in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Utah is a 13.5 point favorite at home against the Sun Devils.  Currently, both teams are 5-1 and share first place in the PAC 12 South Division.  After this week, there will only be one true first place team, and that’s what makes this game so exciting.  Last week Utah beat Oregon State 52-7.  They’re averaging 467 yards per game in total offense, and QB Tyler Huntley is completing 75% of his passes.  His backup is completing 100% of his passes (yeah man, he’s 6 for 6).  Utah’s defense is led by stud linebackers Francis Bernard (64 tackles, 2 int’s) and Devin Lloyd (67 tackles, 3 sacks).  Both of them have touchdowns off of interceptions.  I think Arizona State will play much better than a lot of people expect.  They beat Washington State last week 38-34, but they caught my eye with an early season win over Michigan State, and again when they beat Cal 24-17.  Senior WR Brandon Aiyuk can make plays at 6’1 and 210 pounds.  He has 651 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns.  Running back Eno Benjamin is averaging 4.2 yards per carry.
  5. (16)MICHIGAN @ (7)PENN STATE- Kickoff is scheduled for Saturday night, October 19th at 7:30.  Penn State is home at Beaver Stadium where they’re 9 point favorites.  The Michigan Wolverines are 5-1 right now, and last week they beat Illinois 42-25.  Two weeks ago they beat Iowa 10-3.  We know Michigan has a very good defense, especially against the pass.  On offense, Zach Charbonnet is averaging 4.2 yards per carry, and WR Nico Collins is still the go-to-guy, but now we’re seeing Sophomore WR Ronnie Bell come to life.  Michigan’s only loss this season was to undefeated Wisconsin, a team Penn State is lucky not to have on their schedule.  If Michigan wants to be successful this week they’ll have to limit mistakes and turnovers, and play the type of game they played against Iowa (with a little more offense going on).  Last season Michigan won this game 42-7, and they’re 4-1 in their last 5 games against the Nittany Lions.  Penn State is 6-0, and they beat Iowa last week 17-12 on the road.  That was big, and it sets the stage for this game against Michigan.  I think 9 points is a lot in this game, and I know Penn State is ranked 7th in the country, but c’mon.  Iowa was the first game they played all season.  Penn State is still unproven at this point, in my opinion.  If they beat Michigan this week, okay.  Then we got something.
  6.   (3)CLEMSON @ LOUISVILLE- This game is scheduled for Saturday, October 19th, at 12 o’clock in Kentucky.  Clemson is undefeated (6-0), and they’re in first place in the Atlantic Coast- Atlantic Division.  Louisville is 4-2, and they’re in 2nd place in the same division.  Once again, we have another game where it’s a first place team playing a second place team in a division, but sometimes we lose sight of that with records and national rankings.  The National Championship stage has become so big, it sometimes overshadows these conference and divisional struggles that are really the essence of college football.  It seems like Louisville shouldn’t even be in the ball park with Clemson because the Tigers are ranked 3rd in the Nation, but here they are in second place.  For Louisville, I know their goal is first place in the division, which means they’ll be playing like they have something to play for this weekend.  Lask week Louisville beat Wake Forest 62-59. and they’re averaging 489 yards per game on offense.  That’s 23rd in the country.  RB Javian Hawkins has 111 carries for 622 yards (103 yards per game).  Clemson beat Florida State last week 45-14 for their 6th win, and as much as I would like to see an upset, I don’t think it’s going to be this week.  Clemson is ranked 31st in rushing offense and 18th overall in total yards.  Trevor Lawrence does throw interceptions, but Clemson is a solid team.  Hey, they are 3rd in the Country.  As a matter of fact, they’re like the only team that keeps winning but keeps going down in the rankings.  Huh?

 

How about that list?  I’m really looking forward to the Michigan game.  Penn State is still undefeated, and Michigan only has one loss.  Temple and SMU will be a banger.  SMU is on fire, and luck is on their side right now, but don’t sleep on Temple.  Alright, I hope everyone has a wonderful day.  It’s thursday, but the weekend is almost here.  Don’t forget to check back this afternoon a 3 o’clock for our Feature Game Analysis.  🔥🔥🍕🏈🏈🏈👍👍

Feature Game Follow Up; NCAA College Football Week 7

I hope everyone slept last night, and I hope we didn’t lose too much money on this one.  Table Seven is now 3-2-1 versus the spread.  Welcome everyone!  It is the day after college football week 7, and this thang here is our Feature Game Follow Up.  What the heck happened?

MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS @ (8)WISCONSIN BADGERS

It’s unfortunate that it had to come under these circumstances, but after the seventh week of college football, we know for sure Wisconsin is a very, very good football team.  They’re almost a little old school with a balanced methodical offense, and a tough ass defense.  LOL, we said it was almost impossible to score on them, but c’mon Michigan State!  Damn!

So offensively for Wisconsin, Jack Coan was 18-21, with 180, and a touchdown.  He didn’t fumble, and he didn’t throw any interception.

Here’s the stat I loved; 26 carries with 80 yards and 2 touchdowns.  Those stats belong to Wisconsin RB Jonathan Taylor, and what do they show?  They show a commitment to the running game.  Twenty six carries?  LOL, that’s Ron Dayne shit right there!  Loved it!

Seriously though, it shows WIsconsin was committed to running the football and controlling the clock, which is what you do when you have a running back you believe in, and a defense no one can score on.

The Badgers had 402 yards of total offense yesterday.  WR Quintez Cephus had a 19 yard TD catch that brought the score up to 14-0 in the second quarter, and Kendric Pryor (MAN THAT GUY IS FAST!) had that 66 yard touchdown run in the fourth.

Wisconsin played a smooth clean game.  They had one penalty.

I’m an Ohio State fan, but look out Big 10.  Wisconsin is for real.

Michigan State had 5 penalties yesterday that cost them 40 yards.  They were also held to 149 yards of total offense, 30 of those were rushing.  QB Rocky Lombardi was 5-14 with 66 yards.  Wow!  He also threw 2 interceptions, and one was returned for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Yes, Wisconsin did have a defensive touchdown yesterday.

It wasn’t all bad for Michigan State Yesterday, they were losing 17-0 all the way until the fourth quarter.  They even faked a punt on fourth down, and I thought for sure extending that drive would lead to a touchdown, but it didn’t.  Wisconsin had a 21 point explosion in the final quarter that put this game away and made it look like a blow out.  The Spartans hung in there, but honestly, Wisconsin is on another level right now.

Okay everyone enjoy your Sunday, and thank you for logging in to read our Feature Game follow Up.  I hope you went your own way yesterday when it came time to laying the cash down because we were off, big time with Michigan State +10.5.  We’re now 3-2-1 versus the spread.  See you all Thursday.

Writing; Beginning To….End?

          I was six years old when I became conscious of my writing.  My father bought a football game for our Nintendo, and when he came home from work on Friday, we would play all weekend.  Me, my brother, and my father, yup, we played nintendo all weekend.

          So one weekend, I grabbed a few sheets of paper and started making a sports page just like something you’d see in your newspaper.  I wrote about the games we played against each other.

       If I played against my brother, and he used the Giants, and I used the Raiders, I’d write about the game between the Giants and the Raiders.  I had so much fun with it.  I wrote about how I was going to beat everyone, and they laughed and said bullshit.

     If someone told me I would eventually go to school and get a degree in the Media/Journalism field, I probably would’ve never believed it, but it’s funny how things work out.   Truthfully speaking, my writing was something I never paid attention to despite the fact that it became apart of who I was at such a young age.


A while ago someone said to me, “Oh, you’re a writer?  Well, we all write don’t we?”  Yes Mr. Sarcastic, we all write, but writing is a talent.  Just because you write checks to pay your bills, that doesn’t make you a writer.  It’s an art, although I never looked at it that way.  I’m not trying to blow myself here, but I’m just saying.

     I get really upset when I create something, especially if it’s sports related, and I write and publish it through my site, and all of a sudden I’ll see a company like FOX Sports, for example, publish something similar.  It’s probably coincidental, (that’s what I tell myself) but it still bothers me.  I’m very very protective of my work because the field of Journalism and writing in general is filled with people like Mr. Sarcastic.

     Mr. Sarcastic is that person who has zero talent, zero writing ability, zero creativity, and absolutely zero fucking respect for the art and the people who are passionate about it, but he/she gets all the jobs in all the best places.  Mr. Sarcastic is the person who tells you to submit an article or ideas to him/her, but instead of publishing your work, he rewrites it, puts his own spin on it, and publishes it under his name.

     When you apply for a job with the Mr. Sarcastics of the world, they know you need a job writing for their publication in order to publish your work, but they don’t hire you.  It’s a vicious circle.  Someone at some point has to give you a shot right?  How are you supposed to have writing clips if you can’t get a job writing.  Do you get it?  They’re asking for something you cannot possibly have unless you get hired.  Where does it begin?  How do you get your stinky foot in the door?


     I graduated college in 2003, and let me tell you something about journalism, it’s lost.  It’s lost because like I said, it’s filled with Mr. Sarcastic.  Now, that’s not the only reason, but that’s a large part of it.

    I can’t speak about journalism in the 1970’s because I wasn’t alive, but I graduated college in 2003, and I’m amazed at all the change the field has endured over the last twenty years.  Most of it being because of technology.

     Let us get down to business here.🔥🔥  As a citizen of this country, it is your right to know the TRUTH about what’s going on.  Today, you keep hearing the term “fake news” thrown around, and what people mean when they say that is the news your getting is made up to forward an agenda.

     As a journalist/reporter, it’s our job to give you the FACTS.  That is it.  Just the FACTS.  The TRUTH, well, that’s for you to decide.  The TRUTH, is something that will eventually come out.  As journalist/reporter we’re not supposed to be biased or give you our opinions about anything we write or report about.

     What do we see today?  Biased and opinionated journalism.  It’s everywhere!  What happened to Journalism?  Ask Mr. Sarcastic.  Ask Mr. Sarcastic how long has it been since he stepped out of his office and went digging for a story.  When was the last time he pushed so hard to get the facts about something, he was threatened.  Ask Mr. Sarcastic how often he just rewrites press releases, or takes information from his news feed and feeds it to you.  At the highest levels, ask Mr, Sarcastic how much money he gets paid to follow the narrative, and report “fake news.”


     What happened to journalism?  Is that what you ask?  Well, you’re asking the wrong question.  The question is, what happened to the Journalist.  Ask Mr. Sarcastic.

     Afterall, it is Mr. Sarcastic that’s keeping the journalist out of work, but let us forget about Mr. Sarcastic for now.  He made his point, and we know where he stands.  He will never get fired.  We can’t beat him, he’ll never hire us, and honestly, we’ll never get along with him anyway, but we don’t have to.

     This comes down to doing what’s right.  This comes down to doing your job the way it’s supposed to be done.  The best part about being a journalist, is that it’s your job to get the news.  It’s your job to get the FACTS.  We have a right to know what’s going on, and we have an obligation to the people we report to.

    It’s a war.  It’s good versus evil.  It’s truth against lies and deceit.  Are you going to keep quiet, or are you going to speak up?  Are you going to follow a narrative, or are you going to wake up and break out to get the facts about an original story?  What kind of a person are you?  Are you a journalist or are you Mr. Sarcastic?  People always talk about our second amendment right being infringed upon, but what about our first?

     Journalism has a whole lot to do with the first amendment.  Our first amendment guarantees us the freedom of expression by prohibiting Congress from restricting the press or the right of the individual to speak freely.

Amendment I

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

-law.cormell.edu

     This is why I say it’s a war.  If Mr. Sarcastic is in and the journalist is out, then we’re compromising our first amendment.  One time, I heard someone say, “we should need a certificate to be a journalist.”  Are you kidding me?  You have the first amendment giving you the right, what more do you need?  Oh, they’re looking for some type of regulation so when Mr. Sarcastic doesn’t let the journalist work, the certification will be some kind of background check that prevents him from ever getting hired within the business.  It’s another slander campaign against the individual.

     No thanks.  Getting a degree made it difficult enough.  Remember, I was writing when I was six.  No regulations, no certifications, no restrictions.  (This is why the internet is regulated the way it is.)  Whenever you have a platform that enables you to reach people, someone has to be in charge of watching, listening, and regulating content.  They want to know what you’re saying, who your audience is, and if people are actually following you.  They laugh at us and say we write for no money, but they fear us because money doesn’t drive our content.

     Journalism is lost because the journalist is without a home right now.  He/she is roaming the world wide web.   No one wants the journalist around.  Who’s going to let him/her in?  Where will it begin?


     Here were are.  Thirty-three years later.  We’ve gone from the little boy writing sports articles about Nintendo games to, to this.  When the fuck did everything get so serious?  Oh, I forgot, it’s not serious as long as Mr. Sarcastic is around, because he doesn’t give you the FACTS.  He tells stories.  Like we’re children in a kindergarten classroom.  Dumb us down more please.  Thank you.

Have a good day everyone.

 

 

 

Feature Game Analysis, NCAA College Football Week 7

It was a team from Michigan last week that we rode to victory.  That team was the Wolverines, and with that win, we improved our record to 3-1-1 versus the spread.  This week, it might be that other team from Michigan that takes us to 4-1-1.  It’s NCAA College Football Week 7, and this is our Feature Game Analysis.   💲🔥🎊🏈💰

MICHIGAN STATE @ (8)WISCONSIN

This is an afternoon game, 3:30pm, Saturday, October 12th.  Wisconsin is home and favored by 10.5.  Up to this point, Wisconsin is another perfect Big 10 team.  They’re 5-0 and had a huge win over ranked Michigan.  In addition, they shut out South Florida, Central Michigan, and Kent State.  In five games they’ve given up 29 points.

On paper, they look impressive, and currently, they hold the number eight ranking.  Last Saturday, Michigan State lost 34-10 to Ohio State, who is arguably the best team in the country.  Once again, we saw another display of what not to do when playing top teams like the Buckeyes, and by that I mean turning the ball over.  Michigan State cannot turn the ball over this week.  No fumbles, and no interceptions, and if they can accomplish that they’ll put themselves in a very good position to win this game in Camp Randall.

Arizona State is the other team Michigan State lost to.  At the time, MIchigan State was ranked 18th, but to their credit, the Sun Devils came to play and won the game 10-7.  Arizona State (4-1) is very good this year.

Badger QB Jack Coan is consistent and productive.  He completed 85 passes out of 114 attempts, which means he completes about 75% of his passes.  He has thrown for almost 1,000 yards and 7 touchdowns.  Junior RB Jonathan Taylor is averaging 149 yards per game, and he has 12 touchdowns.  Wisconsin definitely has balance on offense, and their defense is almost impossible to score on.  Right now, sophomore linebacker Jack Sanborn is leading the team in tackles with 40,  He also has three sacks.

Michigan State will not come out moping this weekend.  Expect them to be prepared.  They’ll be fired up and ready to play.  Next week they have a bye, and then they host Penn State, and this bye couldn’t have come at a better time.  They have no distractions, so if they can focus on Wisconsin and only Wisconsin, they can win.  Will they?  I don’t know.  Can they?  Yes, they can.

Feature Game Winner

Wisconsin Badgers

Feature Game Winner Versus the Spread 

Michigan State Spartans +10.5

Okay my friends, there you have it.  We are picking the Wisconsin Badgers to win this game at home against the Michigan State Spartans, but it will be the Spartans who cover the spread and take us to 4-1-1.  Have a great weekend, and don’t forget check back Sunday morning at 11:00am for the Feature Game Follow Up.

Table Seven Top 6, NCAA College Football Week 7

Welcome!  The NCAA College Football season is in it’s seventh week, and there are so many fantastic games scheduled.  It was difficult picking just six, but we did, and as always, NoozBuffet is serving up something….well, here it is.

The Table Seven Top 6

NCAA College Football Week 7

  1. (7)FLORIDA @ (5)LSU- Obviously, this will probably be the game getting most of the coverage this week, and rightfully so.  For Florida, it’s another undefeated opponent.  Game time is scheduled for 8 o’clock Saturday night, October 12th at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  The Gators are 6-0 and in first place in the SEC East.  LSU is 5-0, and they’re in first place in the SEC West.  Yes, Florida is on the road again this week, and yes, they’re playing another undefeated team, but I don’t think they give a crap after last week’s road win over (12)Auburn.  LSU had a big win of their own on the road earlier this season against Texas, but Florida, by far, will be their toughest opponent yet.  Offensively, the Tigers are ranked 3rd in the country with 571 total yards per game.  Impressive!
  2. USC @ (9)NOTRE DAME- Kickoff is 7:30pm, Saturday evening in Indiana.  USC is unranked, on the road, and they’re 11 point underdogs.  After last week’s loss to Washington, the Trojans are feeling the urgency, and now it’s a must win against a very good opponent.  Notre Dame is 4-1, and they recovered well after that 23-17 loss to (3)Georgia with a win over (20)Virginia.  Anything can happen in this game, and that’s why we picked it.
  3. (10)PENN STATE @ (17)IOWA- The kickoff is scheduled for 7:30pm, Saturday evening at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa.  Both teams have been looking forward to this game, and it would’ve been that much sweeter if both teams were still undefeated, but it’s Penn State that comes into this game perfect.  Iowa lost to Michigan last week 10-3.  The Hawkeyes were outstanding on defense, but their offense was hit with the turnover bug and couldn’t get it going.  Things must change for Iowa this week as they’re 3 point favorites at home.  If they can rediscover that mistake-free version of themselves we saw earlier this season, they should be alright.
  4. FLORIDA STATE @ (2)CLEMSON- This is an afternoon game scheduled for 3:30, and Clemson is a 27 point favorite at home.  The Seminoles are 3-2, and both losses were to ranked teams, unfortunately, they haven’t beaten anyone that good in comparison.  Florida State’s RB Cam Akers is decent, and they have two guys who can play QB, but will that be enough?  I wonder.  As good as Clemson is, and I’m not taking anything away from them, but I can’t see them going undefeated.  Trevor Lawrence is very good, but he’s a sophomore, and for that alone I expect them to lose at least one game.  North Carolina almost pulled it off, but a questionable coaching decision at the end of the game prevented them from mixing it up with Clemson in overtime.  It could be Florida State that actually does it.  UPSET ALERT!
  5. MICHIGAN STATE @ (8)WISCONSIN- Michigan State is 4-2, and Wisconsin is 5-0.  The kickoff for this game is scheduled for 3:30pm, at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison Wisconsin.  Classic!  Michigan State was on the radar until last week’s loss to Theeee Ohio State University, and the Badgers, who are ranked eighth in the country, just seem to keep rolling along.  Last week Wisconsin beat Kent St. 48-0, which was nothing more than a good tune up for this week’s game against the Spartans.  We’re still at a point in the season where teams are needing to prove themselves, and other than that win against Michigan, has Wisconsin actually been tested?  Michigan State would love nothing more than a win this week, and after rolling around with perhaps, the best team in the country, at least they know where they stand and what they got.  UPSET ALERT!
  6. (1)ALABAMA @ (24)TEXAS A&M- Saturday afternoon, October 12th at 3:30pm, the number one team in all of the country, Alabama, will take the field in an all out battle against Kellen “keep calm” Mond and the Texas A&M Aggies.  I don’t really know too much about Alabama except for the fact that they’re undefeated (5-0).  We’ve done a lot of research about Texas A&M and even featured them once this season, so I know how important it is for QB Kellen Mond to protect the football and extend drives on 3rd down.  Last week Texas A&M beat Arkansas 31-27.  Their two losses come at the hands of two of the Nation’s best, Auburn and Clemson, so if you want to mention battled tested, the Aggies are it, and now facing Alabama.  Alabama might be 5-0, but they haven’t played a ranked team yet.  On the road this week against a scrappy Texas A&M team who has already gone toe to toe with the best, well, this could be a dangerous situation for the Crimson Tide.

Walah!  (You like that magic humor?)  Out of so many, here are the six games we’re keeping in sight this week.  We hope you enjoy these games and every other one you might be interested in.  It’s going to be another great week of college football.  Don’t forget to check back here, at https://noozbuffet.com this afternoon at 3:00pm for our Feature Game Analysis, as we give you our pick of the week, straight up and versus the spread.  Table Seven is looking for win number 4 this week as we hope to improve our record versus the spread to 4-1-1! 🏈💰💰💲🔥🔥

Table Seven Seeking Change For “At Will Clause” 2

Hello everyone, how are you doing today?  This is obviously part 2, or the next in a series of updates regarding the “At Will” clause here in Pennsylvania.

Update:  The truth about “At Will” is that your employers (bosses, managers, supervisors, etc., can fire you without a reason, if you aren’t contracted.

The problem with At WIll, is that more often than not, you are getting fired a reason.  A manager, boss, etc., may have a problem with female employees for example, and decide to fire them.  He/she can never get in any legal trouble for violating federal laws against discrimination in the workplace because…

hey, it was “At Will’.  No reason at all.  I just felt like firing her.


This is what we should, as a community and state seek to remove.

Even if you are working at a local food store without a contract, you should never lose your job without reason.

But….if you’re….

Habitually late?- okay.

Not showing up?- okay

Stealing?- okay.

Damaging property?- Okay.

Physically Assaulting a co-worker or boss?- okay.

How about this one?  “At Will” works both ways too.  You as an employee can leave a place of employment without reason.  That’s right.  Walk right out.  You’re covered just like the employer is, but how many employers held your feet to the fire for making that decision, and said you weren’t rehirable because of job abandonment?   They always find ways to put the employee at a disadvantage, and keep people who they want, without a job.


I think it’s a good idea to start a petition.  Maybe, get out there on the streets, start a petition, and have whoever agrees, sign it, and then we mail it in.

Write in Pennsylvania, or anyone who wants help with this.  Let me know what you’re thinking.


Alright.  Have a good day.  It is a Monday, but we’ll get through it.  We always do.

NCAA College Football Week 6; Feature Game Follow Up

That’s right!  We did it again.  🎇🎆🤑  Table Seven is now 3-1-1 versus the spread, and we knew something fishy was going on after we saw Michigan give another point, but we locked it in at 3, and let em roll.  💲🔥💲🔥  We also picked Michigan to win this game and they did.

(14)IOWA @ (19)MICHIGAN

Q- Okay!  How do you shake off an early season loss to a team that’s still undefeated (Wisconsin) and prove to the NCAA world of college football that you’re for real and that loss was a fluke?

A- You beat the undefeated, 14th ranked team in the country (Iowa) at home.

I almost have to laugh because if you read the feature game analysis, you kind of knew, or at least had an idea that I was unsure about this game.  Statistics, consistency, and defense were pulling me towards Iowa.  I knew Iowa hadn’t really faced a top notch school yet, but they were playing good football-mistake free football.

On the opposite side of that, this was a must win for Michigan, especially after that loss to Wisconsin.  It was more than statistics and their performance up to this point.  For Michigan, it was now.  It was, no fu**ing way is Iowa gonna come to Ann Arbor and beat us.  So, with Michigan playing at home, I believed they would do what they needed to do to win this game.

Everything Michigan had to do to win this game, they did, but what’s really interesting is that they didn’t have to do too much of it.

What do I mean, you ask.  Well, we said if they couldn’t throw the ball against Iowa they were going loose, and as inconsistent as Shea Patterson has been, Nico Collins would save the day.  All that happened within the first seven minutes of the game.

Michigan’s first drive resulted in a punt.  On Iowa’s first possession, RB Mekhi Sargent fumbled and turned the ball right back over to Michigan, but Iowa’s defense is no joke.  They kept Michigan from scoring deep in their own territory, and the Wolverines settled for a three.  Moody kicked the field goal and Michigan was up 3-0.

Iowa’s next series resulted in another punt, and when Michigan got the ball back, Patterson went deep to Collins for a 51 yard gain, and Charbonnet ended up running it in for 7.  That was all of Michigan’s 10 points in 10 -3 win.

Remember how consistent Nate Stanley has been?  He also had a streak going; 136 attempts without an interception.  Michigan’s defense, which was ranked 3rd against the pass coming into this game, picked him off three times.  Nate Stanley was 23/42, he threw for 260 yards, and 0 touchdowns. 

That’s a tremendous effort by the Wolverine defense.   

The Hawkeyes didn’t do much to help themselves either.  They had eight penalties that cost them 60 yards, and they turned the ball over four times.  In a low scoring game that becomes a defensive struggle, protecting the football is ultra important.  The team that makes less mistakes usually wins, and this game was no different.  Iowa didn’t protect the ball.

Iowa’s defense played really well.  Michigan RB Zach Charbonnet had 13 carries, 42 yards, and a touchdown.  Quarterback Shea Patterson was 14 for 26 with 147 yards.  He was intercepted once and didn’t throw a touchdown all day.  Nico Collins was even bottled up and held to three catches.

Oh yes, a classic Big 10 rivalry game indeed; low scoring, good defenses, and a battle for field position.  With then dust settled, it was Michigan 10, Iowa 3.  Michigan is now 4-1, and they’re back on the radar.

This loss was Iowa’s first, they’re also 4-1.  Next week undefeated Penn State (5-0) is coming to town.  Uh oh!


Elsewhere….

(12)Penn State beat Purdue 35-7.  Texas Tech upset (21)Oklahoma State 45-35.  There was a huge win in Gainesville as (10)Florida beat (7)Auburn 24-13. Florida is now 6-0.  Cincinnati upset (18)UCF 27-24.  Cal was unsuccessful in their attempt to avenge last weeks loss.  Cal 7, (13)Oregon 17,  (4)Ohio State beat (25)Michigan State 34-10.

Another week of college football is in the bag.  I hope everyone enjoyed their college football saturday, it was a good one.  Table Seven is now 3-1-1 versus the spread!🎆🎇 We picked Michigan -3 to cover and yes, they did.  We also picked Michigan to win their game against Iowa, and yes, they did.  We’re excited, and we hope you are as well.  Don’t forget, every Thursday morning at 6 it’s the Table Seven Top 6, and then in the afternoon at 3:00pm, it’s the Feature Game Analysis.  Follow us.  Like us.  Win money with us!

 

 

Table Seven Seeking Change For “At Will” Clause.

Hello everyone.  If you’ve been following my blog, then you’re probably aware that we’re based in Pennsylvania, but personally, I’ve been living here since 2012.  As I’m slowly finding out, certain things are done differently here, especially when it comes to working and the relationships between employer and employee.

Employment at Will in Pennsylvania: The Basics

Since 1891, Pennsylvania has subscribed to the theory of employment at will. Thus, as the court noted in Stumpp v. Stroudsburg Municipal Authority 540 Pa. 391, 396 (1995), “as a general rule, employees are at-will, absent a contract, and may be terminated at any time, for any reason or for no reason.”

The above article was copied from the site, corporate.findlaw.com

This clause has been a real issue for me for the last two years.  Twice, I was fired from a place of employment for no reason at all.

I’m definitely going to get into the details a little later, but for now I’m going to keep it simple and tell you why I have a problem with this.

You could say that I’m upset because I was fired no reason, but the real issue here is that employers are using the At Will Clause/law as a shield.

You see, you cannot fire a person based on sex, race, religion, color, sexual preference, etc., but in Pennsylvania, they can and do and then hide behind the At Will Clause.

It is my belief that I was fired from the preschool I was working at because I was a man, but because of the At Will Clause, I didn’t have a leg to stand on.

If I had my way the At Will Clause would be removed, forgotten about, and never used again, but I’m going to need help.

DECEITFUL, ENVIOUS, JEALOUS, HATEFUL, and RACIST people who are also you’re bosses and managers are hiding behind the At Will Clause.

Lets hold these people accountable, and lets see why people like myself are really getting fired.  Is it really just because they felt like it?

Write in let me know what’s up especially if you live in Pennsylvania and have been affected by this.

 

I’m not lazy.  I’m not looking for a reason not to work, but for some reason, keeping a job has been difficult.  I’m passionate, punctual, educated, and I work very hard.  I haven’t given any employer a reason to fire me, but it’s not like they need one.

Follow our blog for details and updates.

 

 

Court Response; Way Too Coincidental

In January 2019, I decided I wanted to become a teacher again, but I don’t live in New Jersey now, I live in Pennsylvania.  In New Jersey, I already completed the Master’s Courses for a Teaching Certification in Early Childhood Education, and that was in 2007, but because I’m in a different state, different rules apply.

I tried to apply to the Master’s Program at Cedar Crest College, and they rejected my application.  Unbelievable!?!?

Anyway, I thought it would be a good idea to substitute teach because it would give me a chance to get some classroom experience again, and I could meet teachers and other professionals in the school system.  Perhaps, this would increase my chances of getting accepted into a Master’s Program, and I could get my Pennsylvania Teaching Certification.

I applied to the Substitute Teacher Service in March 2019, and part of that application process was a criminal background check, an FBI background check, and Child Abuse History Clearance, a TB Test, three references, and college degree, and the list goes on.

During my interview with STS, they said I might not be hirable until the school year of September, 2020 because I had a misdemeanor on my background check.  They said the law/rule is that if you have a misdemeanor 1, you have to wait 5 years until you can be cleared to teach.  I didn’t have a misdemeanor 1.

My paperwork went through, and STS hired me in April 2019, and I worked in the Allentown School District for the remainder of the school year.

In August 2019, I got an email saying that a company named ESS was taking over the Allentown School District account and STS was no longer in service there.

So now, I work for ESS as a substitute teacher in the Allentown School District, but I’m still an employee of STS.

I asked the person who hired me at STS if I could work in the Bethlehem School District since the Substitute Teacher Service still had that account, and she said she would forward my paperwork.  When she got back to me, she informed that Bethlehem wasn’t going to allow me to work in their district until the school year of 2020 because I had a misdemeanor on my background check.  She said I had to wait 5 years.

I argued back.  I told her we already covered this issue when you hired me.  Why is it an issue now?

She said Bethlehem reserves the right to choose who they want to work in their district, and I said, maybe that’s true, but you’re telling me they’re not hiring me because of the misdemeanor on my record.

Long Long story short, I called an attorney because I wanted to sue the Bethlehem School District and the Substitute Teacher Service for not letting me work during the 2019, 2020 school year.  That was two days ago.

Last night I had a dream that I was shitting in a stall with no door on it in front of the courtroom in Allentown  Everyone in court was laughing at me and the judge was taking pictures.

Today, I got served a letter that I owe the State of Pennsylvania 8,500 dollars.  I’m not really sure what that’s about, but that seems really coincidental.

Write in, and let me know what you think.  Alright everyone, have a good day.

Feature Game Analysis; NCAA College Football Week 6

Hello!  What’s up err’body?  I hope you enjoyed reading the Table Seven Top 6 this morning.  This here is our Feature Game Analysis.  Our NCAA College Football Week 6 game of the week is (14)IOWA at (19)MICHIGAN.

 

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(14)IOWA @ (19)MICHIGAN- Saturday, October 5th at 12:00, the Hawkeyes and the Wolverines will get after it, and Michigan is the favorite at home by 3 points.  Iowa would like to extend their winning streak to five games and remain undefeated this season.  They would also like to break into the top 10 Nationally.  That’s what they would like to do, but wait a minute.  Where the heck did Iowa crawl out of?  Out of nowhere apparently, but they are ranked 14th, and they’re undefeated (4-0) so we must give some credit where it’s due.

Iowa’s best win this season was that 18-17 game against Iowa State.  Iowa St. was ranked at the time.  Last week Michigan beat Rutgers 52-0, but Iowa also played Rutgers in their second week and won 30-0.  Hawkeye QB Nate Stanley is very consistent, and he doesn’t turn the ball over.  He has thrown for 965 yards and 8 touchdowns thus far.  WR Ihmir Smith-Marsette has big play potential as does Tyrone Tracy Jr., but they’ll have to work extra hard this weekend against a Michigan defense that’s ranked 3rd against the pass.

In the backfield, Iowa looks to Mekhi Sargent to carry the load, which he has proven himself capable, but 5′ 11″ 223 pound senior Toren Young is a battering ram averaging over 7 yards per carry.

Michigan is 3-1, but they really need to shake off that 35-14 loss to Wisconsin.  It’s unfortunate that that game came in the first week of the season, but what can we do.  Wisconsin is still undefeated, and so far, that was Michigan’s only real test.  Since then, well, they beat Rutgers and Middle Tennessee State convincingly, and struggled in an overtime win against Army.  A win is a win though I guess.

We do know Michigan’s QB Shea Patterson has been picked off twice, and he’s only completing 59% of his passes.  He should get some help from WR Nico Collins.  Collins is a big boy who’s averaging 21 yard per catch.  He also has 2 touchdowns this season.

Iowa and Michigan to me, is one of those classic Big 10 games.  Today it’s Big 10 East versus Big 10 West, but still the same.  Michigan, in my opinion, is inconsistent and unproven, but they’ve shown flashes of some very good things against some not so good teams.  Playing at home must give them some advantage.  Iowa, although they haven’t played some of the better teams in the conference yet, seem to be very consistent and mistake free.  They also have a very good defense.  It’s ranked 10th against the run and 5th overall.  If Michigan can’t throw the ball against Iowa they will not win this game.  Straight up!  I think Iowa will play some really good defense this week, and offensively, they have enough to keep Michigan off balance.  I really want to say Michigan is going to win this, but I don’t know.

Feature Game Winner

Michigan

Feature Game Winner Versus The Spread

Michigan -3

There it is.  We think playing at home will give Michigan the edge in this game versus Iowa.  We also think Michigan will cover the 3 point spread and bring us to 3-1-1 on the season.  We hope you enjoy this game and all the others this weekend.  Thanks for reading, and don’t forget to log on to https://noozbuffet.com Sunday, October 6th, for the Feature Game Follow Up!