The Trek to Fayetteville, Arkansas

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I love it when a plan comes together.  I hate it when one doesn’t. As a (two-time) graduate of the University of Florida, I’ve seen countless games at the stadium that is currently known as Steve Spurrier Florida Field at Continue reading

The rise and fall of Lawrence Phillips

Lawrence runs

In the wake of the nation’s most dominant college running back winning the Heisman Trophy, I couldn’t help but think about another who didn’t. I remember it like it was yesterday even though it was a lifetime ago.  It’s been Continue reading

Parting thoughts, we think, on Steve Spurrier

Coach

Not that the Ol’ Ball Coach needs any confirmation from yours truly but do you know how I know Steve Spurrier was a great coach?  Because everybody I knew that wasn’t a Florida Gator fan absolutely despised the guy. Ask Continue reading

Dead Man Sulking: Florida’s ever-increasing difficulty in justifying Will Muschamp’s existence

Muschamp on sidelines

I was working behind the bar Saturday night as I have the last five years.  This Saturday evening the bar was packed with party-goers.  The owner was celebrating a birthday.  The band began playing Tom Petty, their cover of his Continue reading

The Mighty Mississipp

Griswolds

I enrolled at the University of Florida in 1987.  Since that time, I can recall the Gators losing three times to either Ole Miss or Mississippi State. There have obviously been more than just three Gator losses to those two Continue reading

MusTweets, nothing but MusTweets

Muschamp shouts

I’ve had it up to here and I know I’m not the only one wearing orange and blue who feels that way. Gator fans are beside themselves these days.  Their football program is a shell of its former self.  Last Continue reading

Super Bowl Tweets better than the game itself

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Well, that was a riveting Super Bowl.  Not! If you feel bad about not being entertained, consider the fact that the most watched program in US television history was even more of a downer for Colorado residents and those bearing Continue reading

Conversation with a Buckeye: The biggest Ohio State fan I know talks Jim Tressel, Terrelle Pryor and the current state of his football program

Everyone knows a Buckeye.  They’re hard to miss.  Their scarlet and grey jerseys, their love for all things Columbus and their unwavering pride for their football program. Well, these days, their pride is wavering.

Change is good, isn’t it? Urban Meyer leaves Florida… again.

I’m not fond of change. I’ve stayed in relationships longer than I should have, jobs longer than I should have and cities longer than I should have, all because I found myself in a comfort zone.  I was afraid of Continue reading