Sports Illustrated writer Peter King predicted this week that the Atlanta Falcons will beat the San Diego Chargers to win Super Bowl XLVI. This is already a big win for both franchises. I hope Peter King is right but just in case, there’s already talk of a victory parade through downtown Atlanta sometime this weekend. The whole premature celebration thing almost worked out for the Miami Heat and at this point, Atlanta sports franchises will take any championship they can get, real or predicted.
Here are a few more things you can expect from the upcoming college and pro football seasons.
A Big Year For Notre Dame
A Bad Year For The ACC
A Bad Year For Kirk Herbstreit Takes A Turn For The Better
And Speaking Of ESPN’s College Gameday
The University of Memphis’ unofficial mascot was an old mutt affectionately named Scooter. Scooter showed up at practice one day and never seemed to leave, until the day that The US Army requested his services for their bomb patrol unit in Iraq. Although Scooter never made it back from his call of duty, his spirit stuck around the Memphis locker room to help one player who was told that he’d never play football again.
And The Final Score Of Your 2011-2012 National Championship Game Is…
(But watch out for Notre Dame.)
1. I will ramble on and on all morning to my sons about how much of an important tradition this game is.
2. By the second quarter when the score is Detroit 3, _________ 42, I'll ask them if they want to watch Veggie Tales instead.
And the Final Score of Super Bowl XLVI Is…
(But again, watch out for Notre Dame.)