Mike Lantry, 1972
Now that the Big 10 has finally sold out, it seems like we've reached the point where an NCAA football playoff is just about the next step in this soul-less progression toward maximizing profit. There's no point pretending that anyone with power cares about tradition. If the Michigan-Ohio State rivalry can be destroyed without even a second glance from the suits, fan input must mean nothing. And soon, the other suits will realize this: that it doesn't matter if fans and coaches like the bowl games despite the mass commercialization; they'll see the indescribable sums of money lying on the table, and a playoff will happen. So the day many of you have wished for seems just on the horizon.
As for me, the pain I feel from Delany's idiocy, his clear betrayal of the Big 10 and college football in general, is just enough to bring me over the edge; at this point, everything is already going to be different-- so bring on the playoff.
Edit: Marked OT
Scout article on Sanders son - but even without reading the article I have a couple comments:
1) I remember when Walter Payton's son was in college (Miami?) and the constant comparisons to his dad. His NFL career was very short. The pressure young Sanders is facing now must be exhausting
2) Look at that picture - He looks like his Dad's twin! Unreal
Here is my "cool story bro" story that many seem to be sharing. Today while sitting at my desk (procrastinating at work and reading the blog of course), I received a text from a friend in Chicago asking me if I would be interested in going to the UM vs. ND game.
I of course went all "OMG, YES, YES!!!". He says cool I will count you in. So I start getting all giddy like a school girl and begin asking questions, "how much", "who's all going" etc... I finally get to the important question "where are the seats?". He responds, "3rd row, 50 yd line Michigan side. "
Long story short... I went from 6 to midnight real quick and cant wait for the game...
cool story bro I know
k thnx bye
My friends family and a bunch of my friends, about thirty in all do an annual road trip to a Michigan away game every year. We rent a charter bus and fill the luggage compartment with beer. This year it's Notre Dame. My friend designed a Tshirt for everyone to wear and I thought I would share it with you all. For those of you that don't know, BOHICA stands for bend over here it comes again.....
What kind of clown did you guys hire here? First UM/OSU, which is more sacred, but now UM/ND?
On the counter at about 48 seconds in.... On a Athletic Department released video?
Guh - so glad Orson posted this today. Can football start soon, please?