From the category archives: Sports
Posts about athletic competition
So is Cincinnati really overrated or is the SEC just that damn good? The Gators destroyed the Bearcats tonight in the Sugar Bowl. I'm a Gator fan so I'm happy! I did not understand the BCS rating the Gators #5 after losing to Alabama in the SEC championship. And tonight I was vindicated. The Gators should have been the #3 team in the polls. Just because you are undefeated does not mean you are that good.
Not that it matters much because the net result would have been the same (Sugar Bowl invitation). It's just another example of how the Bowl system is broken and we need a playoff system in I-A college football! If we had a playoff system, I bet you anything it would have been an Alabama / Florida rematch.
And finally, I have to give a big thumbs down to the Fox game commentators. There was about a total of 12 minutes where they actually called the game. The rest of the time they spent talking about football inside drama and politics. They spent about an entire quarter talking about whether or not Tim Tebow will be any good in the NFL (my prediction: he will become a dominant QB after a few years when he finally gets a chance). It was the worst called bowl game I've ever watched!
But no matter. The Gators won 51-24.
I didn't think anything could be more annoying than the Monday Night Football theme song. Then NBC created a carbon copy (but worse) semi-country, semi-rock song sung by somebody sort of famous, but highly annoying for Sunday night. Because, yes, it is entirely MNF's song that makes it successful in prime time and not an exciting football game itself!
Teevee executives are retarded.
(Yes, I know NBC's SNF is not exactly new, but this has been something I've been meaning to complain about since they took over in 2006. lol.)
I'm a Gator so I'm in a great mood right now. The Gators just beat the Sooners in the BCS National Championship game. The Sooners put up a good fight, but in the end, the amazing Tim Tebow (aka Superman) led the Gators to a victory by pulling away in the fourth quarter!
This is the second BCS championship in three years. And, even more importantly, this is the third consecutive sports-year (2006, 2007, and now 2008) that the Gators have held either the football or basketball national championship (or both)!