Sunday, December 07, 2008

So It Is

Our Gators against Bobby Stoop's Sooners in the BCS Title Game.

I'm just back from Atlanta, and will have many, many more thoughts on this game in the coming month. For now, with another SEC Title for Florida, it just feels fantastic.

P.S. - According to ESPN, this is the first time Florida and Oklahoma have ever played. That is amazing.

P.P.S. - Kudos to Alabama on a game very well played. Until that late (and perfectly understandable) interception, that was a flawless game on both sides. The Alabama fans I met were gracious both before and after the game.

P.P.P. S. - It is so great to be a Florida Gator - we are blessed.

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

mergz,

Agreed on all counts:
--GREAT game played by BOTH teams;
--the Bama faithful we encountered were similarly congenial---an interesting contrast to the normally hostile environments we encounter weekly in the SEC.
--And it is, indeed...
GREAT..
TO BE..
A FLO-RI-DA GAAAAAAA-TOR!!!!

:)

y-g

Anonymous said...

Oh yeah...almost forgot.

For all the "gloom-and-doom" postulating, I think once again the humans did what was necessary to avoid the "Armageddon" scenario...

Which begs the question: if the humans are just going to vote however they need to to get the "right" matchup, why does the BCS even bother with the computers?

y-g

DolFan 316 said...

That game IMO was the de facto national title game and will be closer and better than the BCS one.

Amazing that there was even an issue of the Gators being left out with a win to begin with, and I'm starting to think it was all just manipulated by the media to create suspense and get everybody to tune in to the "bowl selection show" which was a complete joke and waste of time.

The Gators are better than the Sooners on defense and special teams and just as good on offense. All signs point to a sure win.

Henry Louis Gomez said...

I'm starting to think it was all just manipulated by the media to create suspense and get everybody to tune in to the "bowl selection show" which was a complete joke and waste of time.

Really?

Consider that Florida is ranked 4th in the computers behind Alabama (yes I know), Oklahoma and Texas. Florida is ranked 2nd in the coaches poll (just ahead of Texas). In the BCS rankings Texas is closer to Florida than Florida is to Oklahoma.

The potential for the Gators to get royally screwed was there whether you believe it or not.

Anonymous said...

Atlanta Gator - just want to say the 'Bama Tide fans I met made it a pleasure to support college football. If only UGLY fans learned from these classy people.

Gator Boys said...

I thought Alabama students were supposed to be the worst. I heard there if even a fence separating them from the other fans at the game.

jj gator said...

I knew the Gators had plenty og gas left in the tank, and that this team would peak at the right time.

And even nicer - Urban Meyer made it to the National Championship game with HIS players - OK Zook apologists, what's your excuse this time?

Urban Meyer could win his 2nd National Championship as Gator head coach, and in only a matter of four years. Is that awesome, or what?

Yes Yank, it's GREAT to be a Florida Gator!!!!!!