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Guess what fell in the Duck Pond

Poor fishWe’ve seen goal posts thrown in. We’ve seen late night nudists take a jump. And there’s a polar plunge every year. But dude – “Four Appalachian State University students were frigid but safe late Saturday night after their vehicle skidded off the road and plunged into the ASU Duck Pond.” Before anyone asks, no .. we don’t know if any of the mutant goldfish there were injured. Though, from what we’ve seen, there’s at least one fish in that pond that would dent that car, or at least eat a tire.

37 Comments

  1. Jamey

    January 29, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    OCCUPY DUCKPOND!

  2. JMcCray

    January 30, 2012 at 3:07 am

    D'oh!

  3. loveithere

    January 30, 2012 at 3:26 am

    Looks like a nice car too. Doesnt beat the story I heard on the radio this morning about a woman who drove her car into a dairy farm waste pond in Idaho and set in the car for 5 days before seeking help.

  4. clayton

    January 30, 2012 at 4:15 am

    The start of every story about this on campus.

    — "What did you guys end up doing last night."

    — "DUDE…"

  5. Dr. Gonzo

    January 30, 2012 at 4:25 am

    And the crowd goes wild.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4RA1s2CHBI&fe

  6. MIDWEST

    January 30, 2012 at 6:27 am

    now, I'm waiting for some dumb ass to say that it was a member of the football team.

  7. sideline

    January 30, 2012 at 6:31 am

    IT WAS IT WAS They drive 10-15 cars in the pond every year but all the other times it is covered up. I remember one time they drove the team bus in there and it was cover up.

  8. Zen

    January 30, 2012 at 6:37 am

    I remember that sideline. Half the team perished. Luckily, the athletic dept. was able to clone the doomed players from DNA samples they had secretly collected. Nobody was the wiser…until now.

  9. sideline

    January 30, 2012 at 7:09 am

    Zen

    If I were you I would go underground. You have blown the coverup and the athletic department has put out a hit on you. If they catch you they have vowed to shut you up. You know those other things that have been happening over the years? you think they want you to spill that?

  10. Zen

    January 30, 2012 at 8:25 am

    I have my tinfoil hat on…they will never find me now that they can't read my thoughts.

    You think this stuff is big? Small potatoes, I'm telling you. Just wait until I reveal CC's true identity.

    Do the words "And I would have gotten away with it too, if it weren't for you meddling kids!" sound familiar?

  11. MyAPP

    January 30, 2012 at 8:27 am

    Few questions Midwest:

    How cold was the water and how many wine coolers did it take?

    Is mom still mad about her car?

  12. Scooby Doo

    January 30, 2012 at 8:28 am

    Scooby snack please.

  13. Zen

    January 30, 2012 at 8:30 am

    Good boy Scoob

  14. Eddie

    January 30, 2012 at 8:58 am

    I am sure the entire incident was Jerry Moore's fault.

  15. carbine

    January 30, 2012 at 9:07 am

    If the driver had had proper coaching, he wouldn't have driven into the pond. Of course he would be winning races on the NASCAR ciruit now.

  16. sideline

    January 30, 2012 at 9:52 am

    His coach was driving

  17. MIDWEST

    January 30, 2012 at 10:53 am

    poor driver recruiting and development. Equipment was also inferior…probably driving a Volt, funded by taxpayers.

  18. Zen

    January 30, 2012 at 11:05 am

    A Volt in the Duck Pond…would that have the same results as a toaster in the bathtub?

  19. Dr. Gonzo

    January 30, 2012 at 11:16 am

    Ok I heard what happened. Fred was giving Yosef82 road head on their way up to KBS to heckle coach Moore. When they drove up Stadium, one of those kids from that new movie Chronicle sent the two douche bags into Duck Pond with a wave of his hand. He was a real App fan.

  20. biggie

    January 30, 2012 at 11:44 am

    Parents are pissed I bet. Don't give a young boy that much of a car(we can't control ourselves at that age), especially with girls around.

    30 seconds before Stang goes swimming: "Hey ladies, watch this!"

    Same thing will be said at a party, usually involving gasoline, but the "amberlamps" will need to be called.

  21. MIDWORST

    January 30, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    Junk like this will not happen once we are in the SEC.

  22. Lwade

    January 30, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    you all are hilarious! on another note, i found something cool .. #3 on Bleacher Report's "50 Things We Learned from the Senior Bowl":

    Brick Quick Could Be a Solid Receiver in the NFL-

    A lot of times, players from smaller schools like Appalachian State surprise and make it big, and I like Quick's chances in the pro game.

    Quick had some issues with dropped passes in the beginning of the week but came on strong as the week went on.

    He could be a Pierre Garcon-type receiver in the NFL and could be a steal for some team in the second or third round.

  23. ASUGoose

    January 30, 2012 at 12:07 pm

    On the football recruiting front, do we think we have a shot of getting Favian Upshaw to decommit from FIU and commit to ASU if Mario Cristobal becomes the new coach at Rutgers?

    Not sure if anyone had heard of anything with this recruit. Not sure if it is just that he wants to stay in FL or if we would have a shot at getting him late?

  24. Dr. Gonzo

    January 30, 2012 at 12:27 pm

    Mario Cristobal reported to have told his FIU players he was staying according to footballscoop/Twitter.

  25. sideline

    January 30, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him………..well I guess you can afterall.

  26. Dr. Gonzo

    January 30, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    App State draws Winthrop for the Bracket Busters tourney.

    Laaaaaaameee

  27. dixiedawg80

    January 30, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    Loving this thread, well done all!

  28. Jamey

    January 30, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    Imagine that call home: "Dad, about the car…."

    And then imagine the response: "Come on Chris, I am the coach of the football team! How come you keep screwing up?"

  29. Dr. Gonzo

    January 30, 2012 at 6:02 pm

    Is everyone assuming the driver was male because there were survivors?

  30. MIDWEST

    January 30, 2012 at 7:17 pm

    Let's see…the state university of NJ (Rutgers) or FIU? Hmmm only about $1-2 million difference in the salary (likely). He would be an idiot not to take the Rutgers offer.

  31. ASU Lacrosse 18

    January 30, 2012 at 7:30 pm

    Looks like we took our first FIU recruit. Jamie Collmar, offensive lineman.

  32. MIDWEST

    January 30, 2012 at 7:30 pm

    looks like he's staying at FIU. wow, what a dumb ass. Good luck winning the Sun Belt. Take the money and the NY TV market, do a good job, and write your ticket. Rutgers is still a buy low, sell high opportunity.

  33. Appnaysayer

    January 31, 2012 at 3:54 am

    Parents are actually defending him via Facebook on the Watauga Democrat site. Say the submarine commander will actually get a new Mustang to replace this one.

  34. clayton

    January 31, 2012 at 4:11 am

    That comment section is funnier than this one.

  35. ASU-LAW

    January 31, 2012 at 4:58 am

    Things are progressing on the recruiting front, look at the size players we recruited… things may be shored up on the O-line.

    Signed Letter of Intent

    Name Pos Ht/Wt Stars Rank

    Tysean Holloway ATH 6-1/187

    Committed/Not Yet Signed

    Name Pos Ht/Wt Stars Rank

    Dante Blackmon DB 5-11/183

    Barrett Burns TE 6-4/218

    Jaquil Capel ATH 5-11/180

    Jamie Collmar OL 6-3/273

    Olawale Dada LB 6-0/210

    Tyson Fernandez OL 6-2/315

    Alex Gray DB 6-3/198

    Greg Hall DE 6-3/235

    Malachi Jones WR 6-1/182

    Aaron Krah DB 5-11/179

    John Law LB 5-11/227

    Paul Magloire QB 6-1/205

    Greg Milhouse DT 6-2/251

    Matthew Privette OL 6-4/276

    Tashion Singleton LB 6-3/246

    Darian Small DT 6-2/268

    Kevin Walton DB 6-1/180

  36. Zen

    January 31, 2012 at 5:19 am

    "We were in the back, and the guys pulled us out," Birner said.

    Thank goodness Ted Kennedy wasn't driving.

  37. ASU Lacrosse 18

    January 31, 2012 at 5:23 am

    Thanks for the list Law, but I noticed that doesn't include transfers. Anyone know who or how many we have coming in?

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