Who Am I? Why Am I Here? Hopefully not the old man watching a heated exchange bounce back and forth...
Frankly, I’m glad you asked. But more than that, I’m glad Jonathan and Graham asked. Let’s start with the why…apparently, someone tipped J&G to the fact that this great league that we all love has rivalries that spread beyond UM and tOSU. Can someone else send that memo to Disney? Anyway, with my column I’ll focus on some of those other rivalries – with the largest amount of my attention paid to the three teams in the Northwest corner of the league’s geographic footprint.
As for who I am, I was born and raised in the suburbs of
I practiced in
Ms. Hawkeye moved me down to
Not cool. So I defend the league when I can and shake my head when I have to. Yes, I’ll cheer on the Crimson Tide, but only in a secondary way. My Hawkeye flag flies each Saturday.
Look at the 1:54, 3:10, and 6:04 marks for examples of quitting.
So here we go. Now that I’m on board, I can’t wait to write about