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Countdown to Football

Countdown to Football

43 Days Today ends SEC Media Days. As the day wraps up, we’ll start hearing predictions from spiky-haired, pencil twisting journalists who think they’ve learned inside information from the coaches in their interviews. We should join them. Starting today (mainly next week), the countdown to football will shift from promoting […]

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Countdown to Football

Countdown to Football

44 Days A haze of smoke still lingers in the air.  Faint screams paint the background with a fearful atmosphere.  The pattering of footsteps of those who want to live. In the center, one man celebrates.  His wild hair blithely dances with the breeze.  His arms alternately punch the sky. […]

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Countdown to Football

Countdown to Football

45 Days SEC media days starts today! It’s all downhill from here. Next week, radio hosts will analyze the interviews until they’re blue in the face. The following week, practice starts.  Articles begin churning out.  It suddenly hits less than 30 days until kickoff.  Depth charts are settled.  Predictions get […]

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Countdown to Football

Countdown to Football

46 Days Years ago, football season lasted from September through December and ended on January 1st.  High school recruits were allowed to sign with their college of choice in February, and most people went about their business until the following fall. Nowadays, football season lasts from September through mid January.  […]

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Countdown to Football

Countdown to Football

47 Days “Are you kidding me?!?” “Mr. Athletic Director, look, I’m sorr-” “The power bill is double what it was last year!  Why the hell has the A/C been turned down ten extra degrees!  It’s freezing!” “My office and my chair, they’re just, well it’s just so hot outside, ya […]

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Countdown to Football

Countdown to Football

50 Days “I don’t think you guys are cheating, but I must say I wish Vandy was playing you again this year.  2008 was a lot of fun!”  As I sit here in the Music City drinking coffee and watching the news, I can’t help but be bothered by this […]

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