I'm sick of waiting.
Waiting on Terrelle Pryor. Waiting on a competent defensive coordinator. Waiting on the opinions of Lloyd Carr's players to surface. Waiting on an infant football team to instantly grow up and play beyond their years. Waiting for the team to defeat it's main two rivals. Waiting for WVU's full playbook from 2005-2007 to finally make it to game time in Michigan Stadium. Waiting for the NCAA investigation verdict. Waiting for David Brandon's decision on Rich Rodriguez's future.
On the positive side, in about 2 weeks, the waiting should be over. Or at least this version of waiting will change to a new version.
January 3 can't come fast enough.
A football team at full health, extra practices probably all help Rich Rodriguez potentially finish the 2010 season on a high note. Then again Mississippi State is a good football team under Dan Mullen. Way better than Illinois and Purdue were - two teams that Michigan probably should have destroyed decisively, but did not.
I suppose the Michigan football team could show up on January 1 and play out of their skulls and destroy the Mississippi State Bulldogs on national television. Then I suppose David Brandon could hang up his cell phone conversation withHarbaugh and dial his assistant to finally schedule that press conference he mentioned to her earlier.
Then I think to myself, with all this waiting around crap, it's like we've been through this part of the film before - the part where the UM football team plays emotionally to sort of "save RR's career", if you will: At Purdue 2008. At Illinois 2009. Against Ohio State in 2009. Scenes with great potential, except they never ended well. There have been plenty of opportunities for the desired outcome to occur for the UM football audience. It never happens. In this film Rodriguez never gets the "signature win" in the end.
I'll just shut up and wait and hope with everybody else for a happy ending.