Wednesday, December 31, 2008

The 2nd Annual Sports As Life College Football Bowlstravaganza

Yes folks, Cooper is back to wade through the unending mire of the college football bowl season; previewing all the highlights, lowlights and which games you should shovel your driveway during.

If We Make it Through December. Bowl Predictions Part 4 of 6? 7? 8?

“If we make it through December we’ll be fine”……Merle Haggard.

December 31st:

Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl: Houston (7-5) @ Air Force (8-4)

Speaking of sports related Christmas gifts that were featured here awhile back I myself got a fairly nice sports related gift myself for Christmas. Well it is more of a fictional sports related gift, but still in the genre nonetheless.

When I opened this gift I immediately went and purchased this to accompany it.

Air Force

Brut Sun Bowl: #24 Oregon St (8-4) @ #18 Pitt (9-3)

They still make Brut? And if so people still wear Brut?

Oregon State

Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl: Boston College (9-4) @ Vanderbilt (6-6)

If you tune into this game and watch it you, in my opinion are a Gaylord. I had to go back into the grade 4 archive for that insult

*That is my own personal opinion and I am not speaking for the corporation nor any of the other contributors or our editor.*
(Ed. Note - I appreciate the legal disclaimer)

Boston College to win…… Gaylord’s! Bowl: Kansas (7-5) @ Minnesota (7-5)

It appears Mark Mangino has eaten his way into another bowl game.

Isn’t there a world food crisis? I believe we may have found the source.


Chick-Fil-A Bowl: LSU (7-5) @ #14 Georgia Tech (9-3)

As TH and the editor know I am a big fan of the triple option, and if you are like me, then this game is the game for you. Georgia Tech is as big a fan of the triple option as much as what’s his face was of the big cats. The triple option is the perfect formation. You can hand the ball to the full back and run him up the gut or to either side. You can fake the handoff to the fullback and have him go up the gut or roll out as a blocker and then roll your QB to either side and either run the QB, or set up a pitch, or you can drop back and throw. Or you can fake the handoff to the fullback, roll your QB to the right, fake pitch to the RB, then pitch to a WR who then throws it to the fullback. So very simple. Here are a few successful examples.

(Ed. Note - Greatest play in college football history, by the greatest college player of all time - too bad his heart gave out on him)

Oh and there is also the fumblerooski which is when you bring the end around and well I don’t want to ruin the surprise. It is as the 6:32 mark

To date the play has only been run 4 times in college football history, only 3 successful.

Georgia Tech

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Very nice gift. Your wife did well. Ahh, that kid was certainly a big fan of the big cats. Do you remember his "Surfin' the net" gag?