Today is a big day in the Southwest. It’s the annual Texas/Oklahoma game in Dallas at the Cotton Bowl. If you don’t like college football you can watch The History of Wedgewood China on PBS or take a walk.
Now, I’m not so much a Longhorn fan as I am a Mac Brown fan. Lots of folks hammer Mac for leaving the Tar Heels but the fault was as much ours as anything. The powers-that-be at the time couldn’t abide having another sport compete with basketball at Carolina.
But, here’s the point: For his entire career Mac Brown has been focused on one thing, rising to the top of his profession; being the best college football coach he could be. You can’t fault anyone for that. I have to say that I admire that sort of dedication.
As I get older I find that watching college sports (I love the color, excitement, positive energy as opposed to the negative energy the pros seem to generate, and the “evergreen” quality of college
The Texas/Oklahoma game this year has the potential to be a classic. If you get a chance, tune in.