Now. Speaking of football. Much of my early football fervor has waned, and remarkably quickly. I am not by any means a fair weather fan. If I were, I'd have abandoned the Tigers years ago. But I've said it before, the more wins you get, the more you want. And it is hard to maintain a high level of excitement when there are phenomenal losses like the debacle this weekend at ECU. We're idle this Saturday (which I can only assume is in observation of my birthday) and I had been hoping we'd win so we could ride a wave of momentum into the next game... and the invasion of the Orange.
It's not that I don't think we can beat the Vols. It can be done. It has been done. But come on, Tigers, at least give my optimism a leg to stand on here. And for me, the Tennessee game is about more than just the game itself. It's about the Liberty Bowl being filled with as much (or more) Orange than Blue. It's about being surrounded by Vol fans as we tailgate (perhaps it is fortuitous that the game
So. I face the week ahead with hope that