Wednesday, January 7, 2009


So I need Florida to win tomorrow night to win some bucks. We're heading to Jenn and Ryan's house (Gator Alums), armed with delicious and naughty nachos and ice cold brew to watch the Gators POUND the Sooners. I mean, what is a Sooner, anyway? Does anyone know? There's no question what a Gator is. And, I think... it's the Heisman battle. Tim Tebow and Sam Bradford... should be interesting. But cheer on those Gators!

On ESPN this morning I was watching a tear jerker (ok, the tears weren't jerking, they were flowing) about a OU player, Gerald McCoy, whose mom was WILD about OU football. She just loved it. She was so excited that her son would be an OU player and predicted he would play in and win a national championship. He red-shirted the first year and (don't hold me to the facts of this) the summer before the year he would play, she died of a brain aneurysm at age 53. It was just months before he played his first game. He addressed his teammates the day she died motivating them to keep working hard in effort to make his mother's dream come true. So here they are... at the door of the National Championship Game... wearing his heart on his sleeve... you can't help but secretly wish the Sooners win just for him. What a heart-wrenching story. BUT... Go Gators. Mama needs a new pair of shoes!

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