Friday, October 11 – A Snarky Friday Musical – College Football – Week Seven

Friday, October 11 – A Snarky Friday Musical – College Football Week Seven

But first, the Football Snark would like to begin with a Big Green and Gold Snark to Baylor and to the idiots who voted Baylor ahead of The Texas Aggies in the top 25. I do not care if you are 5 and 0. Play Clemson, Alabama, Georgia and LSU and then we’ll talk RPI. Oh well, the Aggies don’t have to play Oklahoma or THE University of Texas. Nevertheless, I do hope the Bears open a big can of Brazos River Whoop Ass on Tortilla Tech.

There are only a three games worth watching this Saturday, but each one has critical consequences for conference championships, bowl games and individual honors. Fortunately, the TV Gods and Goddesses of college football programming ensured that we can watch them all one right after another.

First at 11:00 am we have the Red River Rivalry between Oklahoma University and THE University of Texas on Fox. The Horns and the Sooner Fans will be rushing to The Cotton Bowl. Of course, if you know where The Cotton Bowl Stadium is located in Dallas, one knows you do not want to spend a great deal of time without rushing along in the Hood.

So put that Sooner Schooner hat on, get your honey lamb and I and sing along with our first musical number celebrating the game as the winds comes whipping down the plains for…

…We know we belong to the land!
And the land we belong to is grand!
And when we say, yeeow-a-yip-i-o-ee ay!
We’re only sayin’ You’re doin’ fine, Oklahoma! Oklahoma, Heisman!

With an encore of …

Boomer Sooner, Boomer Sooner,
Boomer Sooner, Boomer Sooner,
Boomer Sooner, Boomer Sooner,
Boomer Sooner, O-K-U!

At 2:30 on CBS (oh crap, does that mean Gary Danielson will announce? Oh yucky face emoji.) The Fighting Texas Aggies, Home of The 12th Man, guarded by Reveille, The Wonder Woman Collie and fans with memories of Johnny Manziel,  host The Rolling Crimson Tide from Alabama. If you’re going a play in Texas, you gotta have a fiddle in your band.

So tune up those guitars, banjos and fiddles as the residents of The Brazos Valley welcome the Fans of The Alabama Crimson Tide with this musical number. Hit it, Band!

Oh, I come from Alabama

With a banjo on my knee

I’m going to College Station

The Aggies for to see.

Oh that 12th Man, Oh, don’t you yell on me,

But I will then beat Georgia and win the SEC.

It rained all night the day I left

The weather it was dry,

The sun so hot I frozen myself

But that’s the Texas skies!

Oh that 12th Man, Oh don’t you yell on me

But I’ll take of Auburn, a game we want to see.

I had a dream the other night;

When everything was still,

I dreamed I saw Miss Reveille

She was coming down the hill,

A crimson rose was in her mouth

A tear was in her eye

I said it is the last year, so Rev don’t you cry. 

Wait till next year, when Jimbo takes you down,

But welcome to College Station where Aggies are found.

If those two contests do not have you cussing, singing and screaming at the TV, you still have a chance at 7:00 on ESPN when the Legends of Steve Spurrier and the Florida Gators invade Death Valley in Baton Rouge to try to chomp the LSU Tigers. Advance warning: The Gators will wear orange helmets, blue jerseys and blue pants. Anyone ever see a blue alligator?

But on to our final musical number. Since I was a small child, I was taught by my Louisiana relatives, NEVER PULL FOR A TEAM FROM FLORIDA! I also could sing this song until I drank the maroon kool-aid.

So let’s hear it for the Girls in Gold and Purple sequins with the mysterious black bags. and the LSU Marching Band – The Golden Band from Tiger Land. GEAUX TIGERS! Note: the bags are filled with gator bait from Bayou Teche.

And I want to see everybody up and doing a high kick routine toward the end.

Horns Down!

BTHO ALABAMA!

GEAUX TIGERS!

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Monday, October 7, 2019 –

My Monday after Saturday college football awards are canceled today.

Due to the eye doctor appointment this morning, I must wait until the irises of my eye returns and the pupils are not as large as dimes. It also means there is way too much light hitting the cones and rods and I must either wear shades or take a nap. Well, that is an easy choice.

It was a crappy football weekend anyway.

Cat Eyes

Friday, October 4, 2019 – Week Six of Snarky Friday

Friday, October 4, 2019 – Week Six of Snarky Friday

Strike up the banjos; it’s the Battle of the Piney Woods! The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks and the Sam Houston State Bearkats meet at NRG in Houston at 3:00 on Saturday. Even though I hold degrees from both of these schools, I am going with Surfin Stephen and the “Oh futures bright, ‘neath the purple and white…”

But, in an usual Friday Snark, I shall predict the game score using my grade point averages with no periods from both universities. SFA 16 (only my freshman year) and SHSU 40 (all 36 hours).

Moving to TV times, let’s see who drew the dreaded 11:00 time slots.

Oklahoma State and Tortilla Tech at 11:00 on FS1. Breakfast torillas! Oh boy, Cowboys and Cowboys. To not forsake me oh my darling…Go Pistol Pete and watch out for flinging tortillas! I hope it is a safe and happy trip back to Stillwater with Lubbock in your rear view mirror.

Utah State and LSU at 11:00 on SEC. Tigers? These Aggies are not as tough as the ones in Texas. Why are you playing them? They are going to fall out with the Red Stick humidity before half-time

Oklahoma and Kansas at 11:00 on ABC – See Jalen run; see Jalen throw; see Jalen score; see OU in a Boomer Sooner warm up for next weekend. See Kansas look forward to basketball season.

The Bears of Baylor and Wildkats of Kansas State kickoff at 2:30 on ESPN2. The Baptists are really gonna have to pray it up to rise up and Sic ‘Em over Kansas State.

In a game I really don’t care about, we have Bowling Green at Notre Dame on their network, NBC, at 2:30. Now that is a Bowling Green Massacre I would like to see.

At 2:30 on ABC we find THE University of Texas and West Virginia. Get the old couches ready to burn. They probably won’t burn, but this could be a good game. Horns could be looking ahead to The Red River Rivalry.

But the best game of Saturday is Auburn visiting the Swamp of Florida at 2:30 on CBS. Tiger, tiger burning bright, I really don’t care who wins tonight, but Go War Eagles anyway.

The Georgia Bulldogs are in Knoxville to meet Tennessee at 6:00 on ESPN. The erosion of Rocky Top continues and that coaching seat gets hotter.

The Spartans of Michigan State play the pot head stickers from Ohio State at 6:30 ABC – I hope Michigan State wears their Uniform Uglies.

Then of course there are all those games on the west coast.

Looking to Week Seven we find Alabama and Texas A&M. Both The Tide and The Aggies have a bye week this week as they prepare for a clash next Saturday at Kyle Field.

Alabama is using the time by probably having some skull practices, watching films, some light workout practice, maybe will get together to watch a future opponent’s game and perhaps see a movie as a team building exercise. Coach Saban will have time to make some commercials.

Meanwhile, the Aggies are working on a top secret time machine that propels them into the future where they are bigger, stronger and faster, have a true Heisman candidate at QB, a First Team All-American in the backfield, a defense that does not allow scores, and wide-receivers that can actually fly due to new, high tech shoes and cleats.

So far the time machine has been able to travel to the past, to Tuscaloosa, to November 10, 2012, with the scoreboard reading: Texas A&M 29 and Alabama 24 and the quarterback wins The Heisman. Thus far, a projected date in the future when this phenomenon occurs again has not been released.  Who knows?

GO ASTROS!

Monday, September 30, 2019 – My Monday after Saturday College Football Awards – Week Five

Monday, September 30, 2019 – My Monday after Saturday College Football Awards – Week Five

May I have the statuettes, please? As usual our first category today is Poopy Undies. This award goes to Texas A&M and Baylor for scaring their fans with close games. TAMU 31 Ark 27 and Iowa State 21 Baylor 23

But to Clemson, we have a new award. I am giving the award for a Full Blown Blowout in Your Drawers to the Clemson fans. Clemson 21 unranked North Carolina 20

Songs for Monday for UNC

It had to be two; it had to be two; you wandered down field; scored the touchdown, but couldn’t score two…

To Clemson – A streaming download of The Eagles’ song – There’s a New Kid in Town.

Speaking of the new Number 1 in the polls, Alabama, I am awarding the Crimson Tide The Feral Cat Award. Why? Because Alabama is like feral cat that tortures its opponent by batting it around and playing with it before finally putting it out of its misery. Ole Miss 31 Alabama 59

Miss State 23 Auburn 56 – The Get Well Award goes to Billy the Bulldog of Mississippi State. The bad news – the Bulldogs lost. The good news – Billy the State mascot is OK after the Auburn player ran into him. One should be glad this did not occur with the Texas Aggies; the handler sacrifices his body for Reveille and remember many of the Corps carry swords.

The Weather Delay Award goes to Oklahoma State.

Kansas State 13 Oklahoma State 26

The Fun to Watch Award goes OU. See Jalen run; See Jalen throw; see Jalen and OU win The Big 12 Conference. Oklahoma 55 Tortilla Tech 16

To Arkansas and Nick Starkel, I give the Heartbreak Hotel Award. I hope your arm injury is not serious, Starkel.

To Starkel and Arkansas, to Mond and Texas A&M and to Virginia and Mississippi State players, I give the Heisman Award. No, not the big trophy, but this quote from John Heisman regarding football in the South:

“Gentlemen? This is a prolate spheroid. It is better to have died a small boy than to fumble this football.” John Heisman.

The Ugly Uniform Award this week goes to Wisconsin. Those Throw Back uniforms need to be thrown away. Where did you find them? An Army surplus store that uncovered a box of WWI uniforms? Northwestern 15 Wisconsin 24

Our Exploding Head Coach Award this week goes to Iowa State. You know we can read your lips when you question the officials’ parental heritage, don’t you?

The Best Referee Quote of a Game goes to Cooper Castleberry who was calling the Baylor Iowa State game. On Baylor “False start on every body but the center.”

I am starting a list of All-American, Best Names. My first entry is from Arkansas, Bumper Pool.

Moving on downfield and into the stands…

I asked and we do not think this is one of our relatives.

I am ordering this outfit for all of the old ladies in Section 106 in Reed Arena for basketball season. Remember, Joni and I are the youngest ones in our section. Visualize that in high definition on the big screen.

I wonder if her Mother saw her on TV.

 

Friday, September 27, 2019 – Snark – Week Five

Friday, September 27, 2019 – Snark – Week Five

It is a Bob Wills’ weekend because There’s big balls in Cowtown; So let’s all go downtown.

Actually, the only game in Cowtown, also known as Fort Worth, is Kansas at TCU, but Arlington is close enough for Shark Work so let’s start there.

Not only is there football with big balls, it is the opening of the State Fair of Texas in Dallas! So let’s begin with the Bloody Mary Morning, 11:00 games and a breakfast menu.

We have the Texas A&M Aggies and The University of Arkansas pigs at 11:00 on ESPN. I shall have a side of fried bacon, fried sausage, fried ham, fried pork chops and some pork rinds – all presented tastefully on a wooden stick. This could be a two Bloody Mary game. Starkle may sparkle as the One Who Got Away!

Texas Tech at Oklahoma at 11:00 on Fox – I shall also have a deep fried tortilla for Tortilla Tech with a side of fried butter on a stick. I doubt many tortillas will fly at Norman because Jalen is going to Hurt you bad.

Kansas at TCU on FS1 – Jayhawks and Horn Frogs kick off at 11:00. Worth an occasional check.

Heading in to the 2:30 time slot we find the following:

Iowa State Baylor at 2:30 on ESPN – Always interesting and always scary for the Bears. There is something about the Weather Pattern mascot (Cyclones) besides their ugly color combination uniforms that keeps you guessing until time runs out. Sic ‘Em, Bears!

Ole Miss and Alabama at 2:30 on CBS – Hotty Toddy, God Almighty, but not this weekend Rebels. The Tide is just beginning to Roll. Did you know that Nick Saban was playing football at Kent State when the shootings took place? He and his friends decided to go get something to eat and then walk back across campus. They had just left the eating establishment and arrived back on campus shortly after the shootings and became part of the resulting chaos. Had they not gone to lunch first, they would have been in the middle of the entire tragic incident. Source: Saturdays in the South –The History of the SEC on SEC network. Check it out.

Virginia at Notre Dame on the Notre Dame Network, NBC at 2:30. Yes, Virginia, there is a RL and he will text his ND comment. Go Cavaliers!

Towson at Florida at 3:00 on SEC Network – Towson? Blah! Tongue out emoji.

And in the dinner hour or in this case supper hour cause it is the South, ya’ll know, we find:

Mississippi State and Auburn at 6:00 on ESPN – The Bulldog cowbells are ringing as they Dream of Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair. You know like in the hair color – Auburn? We gonna need some Big Solid plays with interceptions and run backs. Sideline bar: Elf, I was very disappointed that the SEC presentation of Saturdays in the South did not show Big Solid’s interception and touchdown return against Joe Namath. Guess Broadway Joe edited that piece out of his bio. Go Bulldogs.

Kansas State at Oklahoma State 6:00 – NO TV! Well, that ain’t right. Must rely on pictures from those attending the game. Make it a good homecoming, ya’ll. Have fun and Go Pokes.

BTHO Arkansas!

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 – Mr. Tommy Macik

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 – Mr. Tommy Macik

“To teach is to touch a life forever!” Anonymous

All of my teachers had an impact on me. Remember, I stayed in school for a long time, so I have many teachers to thank for my education. I do not usually like to toot my own horn, but as one of my favorite teachers, Wanda Traugh, used to say, “He who tooteth not his horn; thus shall it not be tooteth.”

Of the many, many teachers I have had over the years, I did not have this teacher as a classroom teacher. In fact, I was not even allowed to take his class.  Nevertheless, he made an impact and I did not know it.

When I was in Grade Nine and throughout high school, I could not stand Mr. Tommy Macik. Mr. Macik taught agriculture classes at Magnolia High School. I thought that he personally was the reason I was not allowed to take agricultural classes.

I was not keenly aware of the content of the classes. Agriculture and dirt were off putting as was anything associated with animals. But I thought those blue corduroy FFA Jackets with the gold piping and Magnolia, Texas written on the back and that big gold decal of Future Farmers of America were the coolest thing I had ever seen and I could not understand why I was not allowed to have one. It had to have Mr. Macik’s fault that girls were not allowed.

Flash forward four years to May, 1967 – Magnolia High School graduation. As I walked out of the auditorium, Mr. Macik walked up to me and said, “You are going to be one of the greatest teachers ever!” I honestly do not remember him ever saying anything to me in the four years of high school. To which I replied, “No way. I will never set foot in classroom again.” Well, never say never.

Flash forward to one of Celeste’s younger birthday parties – maybe her 80th or 90th. I had the opportunity to visit with Mr. Tommy Macik and Lou. First thing I did while shaking his hand was to show him my Texas Aggie Ring. His eyes lit up and I said, “But wait. There’s more. I have a PhD in education from Texas A&M, Class or 1985. My dissertation was funded ($30,000 a year) by the Texas Agricultural Extension Service and The Texas 4-H Foundation. It was not only the content to teach about computers in public education, but HOW to teach it using the new and highly effective instructional methodology designed by Dr. Madeline Hunter. It was the first dissertation from the College of Education at Texas A&M to address the topic and one of the first dissertations in the nation addressing computers in public schools.

Continuing, I said, “My degree is in a new field called Educational Technology with emphasis in the design of learning environments, effective use of technology and teacher education. I teach teachers how to be better teachers.

My first publication was for all of the County Extension Agents in Texas for 4-H’s new program offering called Operating Microcomputers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apologies for the poor photo quality, but you get the idea.

My second was in the Texas 4-H Magazine.

I went on tell him of some the things I got to do in the field of education – like experiencing, super-secret non- disclosure research on something called Virtual Reality in the mid 1990’s. I went on a VIP tour of NASA where I got to climb all over the Space Shuttle simulator, inside and out, and operate the Sally Ride external arm. I had my picture made with and a floppy disc signed by Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder of Apple computers. I said, “I even have my own signature stamp and electronic signature at the state.” By this time, he is smiling, nodding like he was not surprised and we both had tears in our eyes.

Somebody took our picture that day. It hangs with my degree in the Reveille Room between the Sugar Bowl National Championship Pennant and one of my prints of Reveille on what I call – My Most Valuable Aggie Stuff Wall.

I ended our conversation with “You were absolutely right in 1967. I did become one of the greatest teachers ever. Thank you for recognizing it in me.”

It is too late to get an FFA Jacket? I still wear the same size as I would have in high school.

To teach is to touch a life forever.

 

Monday, September 23, 2019 – My Monday After Saturday College Football Awards – Week Four

Monday, September 23, 2019 – My Monday After Saturday College Football Awards – Week Four

Happy first day of fall. The projected high today in Texas is 93 degrees but feels like 97.

Let’s begin with Poopy Undies for everybody. Why not? Pretend it is one of those participation awards.

My first award today goes to the Ole Miss Rebels. You receive The Dreaded Threaded Incline Plane Award because you got screwed on the goal line against the Hippy Bears of California. Not once, but twice. Ole Miss 20 and Cal 28. Berkley is a long way from Oxford, ain’t it?

The Tide continues to roll even though they have yet to play anybody. So, let’s give Tua and Nick the You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet Award and the Stack the Stats for a Heisman Award.

The Methodist of SMU and the Baptists of Baylor won against their old SWC rivals by winning against the Horn Frogs of TCU and the Owls of Rice? Both the Mustangs and Bears win the For Old Times Sake Award.

LSU stomped the Commodores of Vanderbilt 66-38. The Ugly Uniform Award goes to Vanderbilt. That faded drab gray just made Little Gloria turn over in her grave. Those uniforms looked like they mated with a battleship. They were so ugly, I cannot find any pics on the Internet.

My Wimp Award goes to Auburn.

A tent? Really? It was not hot. It was barely 90 degrees. Did you forget your sunscreen? Did you not remember that the home team – the Aggies’– bench is in shade on the side where the alumni sit and where the money comes from? The visitors always sit on the student side facing the sun with the students standing and yelling behind you.

I award The Texas Aggies the Number Four Award and As Time Goes by Award. For future games, Ags, please try to show up for all FOUR quarters of the game – especially the first one. And do not let time run out. Auburn 28 Aggies 20 I do not want to post this selfie, palm plant face again.

It was great game between THE University of Texas and Oklahoma State. The Horns receive the One State One Win Award. You beat one team of two teams from Louisiana and will beat one of two teams from Oklahoma. Glad you lit the Tower for this one.

Thank you, Carrie Y for taking and thank you, Roomie for sending.

The pic is a bit fuzzy, but then again, so are the Longhorns. Oklahoma State 30 Texas 38

And for The Best Game of the year, so far, the trophy goes to Georgia and Notre Dame!

To the Fighting Irish, let’s sing the Fight Song:

Flop, flop for old Notre Dame

Fall on the ground, pretend you’re in pain;

To try to slow the Bull Dawgs down;

But you couldn’t win the game!!!!

My Confessional Award goes to me and my friend RL.

Bless me Father, for I have sinned,

Hoping that Notre Dame never wins again;

Hail Mary, full of grace

UGA and the Dawgs put you in your place.

RL tends to say, “Coitus ND!” which is much shorter, but I’m not sure that would fly in the confessional booth.

My Exploding Head Coach Award goes to Brian Kelly of Notre Dame.

I am pretty sure, Coach, you need to go to confession for your string of profanities you spewed at the ref.

The Hoover Announcer Award for sucking the most while allegedly calling a football game goes to the Booth Mouths who were in the booth for the Texas A&M and Auburn game. Neuheisel? Was this your first trip east of California in a while? Well, at least he did not sing and play the guitar. Nueheisal? You make me miss Brent Mushburger.

To the officiating crew in Kyle Field on Saturday: You must have missed the day the pass interference was taught. When a 70-year-old woman, who never played a down of football and has nothing to put in a jock strap can call the penalty, then something is wrong. So, to the zebra shirted crew, you win the Helen Keller School of Incompetency Award. Note: same school as refs for Ole Miss and Cal.

And to the end zone.

Kudos again to ESPN for airing another touching tribute to Wendy Anderson, her family and Arkansas State. Ladies! Get those ta-tas squished and checked. You can win this one for Wendy.

Speaking of Arkansas, next week, Aggies have the Bacon Bowl in Arlington.

I AM NOT SITTING BY THE DAMN PIG AGAIN THIS YEAR!

Friday, September 20, 2019 – Snark Day

Friday, September 20, 2019 – Snark Day

The college football Snark is dry and had no effects of Imelda. Actually, I think Bryan received three drops while College State, four miles down Highway 6, received over 2 inches.

With the promise of a nice weekend, it is time to start the conference play. Things are about to get very real. Let us begin to see who is on the gridiron and when.

Tonight, we have the Utah Utes and USC at 8:00 on FS1. Yawn!

Also, at 8:00 we have eye wrenching blue field of Boise State hosting the Air Force. Talk about in the Wild Blue Yonder. It could be a good game, if, your eyes can handle it.

The SEC obviously did something to anger the schedulers and programmers of ESPN. Why? Because here are the 11:00 games. Get the pitchers of Bloody Mary’s and mimosas chilling.

  • Florida and Tennessee on ESPN
  • Cal and Old Miss on ESPNU
  • Alabama and Southern Mississippi on ESPN2
  • LSU and Vanderbilt on SECN
  • Also, Iowa State and UL Monroe play on FS1. Iowa State gunners, please pay attention this week to where the punt receiver is.

None of these games offer great contests of interest, but let’s go Vols, Rebels, Tide and Tigers and I don’t care about the other game.

Meanwhile in the weekend city built on campus I shall be tailgating before the game between Auburn and Texas A&M. These two were formerly known as The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas and The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama.

In this clash of land grants on CBS at 2:30 much will be discovered. Auburn? You have not played any team of quality yet. Aggies? Who the Hell knows what you are going to do.

Just BTHO Auburn and show – We Are For Real! 12th Man will make the difference in this one.

Baylor and Rice – Ah shades of the worse from the old Southwest Conference. I think the Bears will feast on Chinese food with lots of rice. Order your Chinese takeout with fried rice by 6:00 to watch on CBSSN.

And now to the evening! Pace yourself and put fresh batteries in the remote. Both of these are worth watching.

The Cowboys and Steers at 6:30 on ABC as THE University of Texas and Oklahoma State University kickoff in DKR Memorial Stadium. Lots of orange in this one. Let’s go Pistol Pete.

On CBS at 7:00 hosting the Gold Crowned Saints of Notre Dame are the Georgia Bulldogs. I am going with Saint Uga. Bring the Mary beads Irish, you will need them. RL, I shall be waiting for your usual text regarding Notre Dame.

BTHO Auburn!

PS – Happy Birthday, Mama! I know ya’ll are having a good time up there looking down on us!

Friday, September 20, 2019 – Snark Day

Friday, September 20, 2019 – Snark Day

The college football Snark is dry and had no effects of Imelda. Actually, I think Bryan received three drops while College State, four miles down Highway 6, received over 2 inches.

With the promise of a nice weekend, it is time to start the conference play. Things are about to get very real. Let us begin to see who is on the gridiron and when.

Tonight, we the Utah Utes and USC at 8:00 on FS1. Yawn!

Also, at 8:00 we have eye wrenching blue field of Boise State hosting the Air Force. Talk about in the Wild Blue Yonder. It could be a good game, if, your eyes can handle it.

The SEC obviously did something to anger the schedulers and programmers of ESPN. Why? Because here are the 11:00 games. Get the pitchers of Bloody Mary’s and mimosas chilling.

  • Florida and Tennessee on ESPN
  • Cal and Old Miss on ESPNU
  • Alabama and Southern Mississippi on ESPN2
  • LSU and Vanderbilt on SECN
  • Also, Iowa State and UL Monroe play on FS1. Iowa State gunners, please pay attention this week to where the punt receiver is.

None of these games offer great contests of interest, but let’s go Vols, Rebels, Tide and Tigers and I don’t care about the other game.

Corps of Cadets Change Tray. I have two of them. WHOOP!

Meanwhile in the weekend city built on campus I shall be tailgating before the game between Auburn and Texas A&M. These two were formerly known as The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas and The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama.

In this clash of land grants on CBS at 2:30 much will be discovered. Auburn? You have not played any team of quality yet. Aggies? Who the Hell knows what you are going to do. Just BTHO Auburn and show – We Are For Real! 12th Man will make the difference in this one.

Baylor and Rice – Ah shades of the worse from the old Southwest Conference. I think the Bears will feast on Chinese food with lots of rice. Order your Chinese takeout with fried rice by 6:00 to watch on CBSSN.

And now to the evening! Pace yourself and put fresh batteries in the remote. Both of these are worth watching.

The Steers and Cowboys at 6:30 on ABC as THE University of Texas and Oklahoma State University kickoff in DKR Memorial Stadium. Lots of orange in this one. Let’s go Pistol Pete.

On CBS at 7:00 hosting the Gold Domed Saints of Notre Dame are the Georgia Bulldogs. I am going with Saint Uga. Bring the Mary beads Irish, you will need them. RL, I shall be waiting for your usual text regarding Notre Dame.

Go DAWGS! To the Ags –

BTHO Auburn!

HB took this. And people wonder how the family all got to be so funny!

PS – Happy Birthday, Mama! I know ya’ll are having a good time up there looking down on us!

Monday, September 16, 2019 – My Monday after College Football Awards

Monday, September 16, 2019 – My Monday after College Football Awards – Week Three

Week Three of the college football has ended. Cupcake season has ended. The smaller schools are counting their gate receipts and licking their wounds. Week four means we are getting down to business.

Today, the first award goes to the Georgia Bulldogs for Best Sportsmanship and Love Shown at a Football Game. Georgia fans wore pink to honor the Arkansas State coach, Blake Anderson. Coach Anderson lost his wife, Wendy, to breast cancer last month. This was his first game back. Wendy was a Conroe girl whose parents were family friends. In the long run, it is just a football game. Thoughts and prayers to Coach Anderson, the children, her mother, Judy and Arkansas State fans.

But back to the game and awards. All winning schools listed below will receive The Hostess Cupcake Award, while their opponents receive the Thanks for Playing and Increasing the Athletic Budget Award.

The Bulldogs would go to beat the crap out of Arkansas State 55-0. Other cupcake games and the awards go to the following:

TAMU Lamar – 62-3 – I think the Aggies were about to put in Reveille the last two minutes. But, the Aggie offense wins the Hippy Dippy Shakes Award for still looking shaky before SEC opens next week. I don’t care how many points were scored. I could have scored late in the fourth quarter.

Texas Rice 48 – 13 – Speaking of cupcake games, the Award for Best Cupcake Season goes to THE University of Texas. However, the Big 12, Only 10 Conference has taken a turn of interest and some of the traditional cupcakes are showing some beef cake. For example.

Kansas Boston College 48-24 – Yes, you read that correctly. The University of Kansas scored 48 points and beat Boston College IN Boston. It was never even close for a Flutie Hail Mary try. The Jay Hawks win The Toto; We’re Not in Kansas Anymore Award. Coach Les Miles of Kansas has been placed on my Watch List for the Maybe the Grass is Greener on the Other Side Trophy.

Kansas State Mississippi State 31 -24 – Sharing The Toto We’re Not in Kansas Anymore Award is Kansas State. Mississippi State wins The WTH Happened Award?

OU UCLA 48-14 – UCLA wins the Thanks for Playing Award.

LSU Northwestern 65 -14 – Northwestern also wins the Thank for Playing Award.

Alabama SC 47-23 – Bama wins the Raw Hide Rowdy Yates Award Rolling, Rolling Rolling; Watch the Tide a Rolling; Watch the Tide a Rolling; TUA!!!

Auburn Kent State 55-16 – Auburn wins the See You Next Weekend at Tailgate Award. WHOOP!

The Pepto Bismal Upset Award goes The Citadel for their OT victory over Georgia Tech 27-24. The Citadel also receives my classic Poopy Undies for scaring your fan base to go along with it. But good job, Citadel.

Also receiving Poopy Undies Awards are:

Iowa and Iowa State – 18-17 – The Cyclones of Iowa State also win the Watch Where You are Going Award given to a player for running into his own man on a punt causing a fumble and an Iowa recovery and loss of a field goal opportunity for Iowa State.

My first Stupid Announcer Mouth Award of the year goes to the Dudes calling the Texas A&M and Lamar game. Don’t bring your game to Texas if you don’t know our history! Gentlemen, Janis Joplin is from Port Arthur, not Beaumont. Yes, she did a semester at Lamar, but anybody who loves (present tense) Janis knows she WENT to THE University of Texas.

My final award today goes to the Lamar Band. You win The Rude Award for playing when the Texas Aggie Band was playing. Thank goodness it was not during Spirit or War Hymn.

See you on Snarky Friday. Happy Dia de la Independencia!