The First Day of College Football Should be a National Holiday
By AubTigerman /firstname.lastname@example.org on August 29, 2012
After months of a long off season that seemed to drag on forever, college football is finally here! There is nothing else like it. For me and millions of others – it’s the most wonderful time of the year.
In fact, if it was up to me, the first day of college football would be a National Holiday. In the South, it practically already is one.
Nothing else dominates the discussion like talking about our favorite teams. From the playground to the church house, to the workplace … college football is the main topic of conversation. And the one that holds first place in my heart is the Auburn Tigers.
I can’t wait. I’m ready for the smell of smoke from the grill, ready to renew old acquaintances at our tailgate spot, ready to see Tiger Walk, to see the eagle fly, and watch the band take the field.
I’m ready to watch the pre game video, ready to hear the radio voices of Rod and Stan, and ready to hear Rod yell Touchdown n n n n Au burn n n n !
Since Auburn will be opening Saturday in the Georgia Dome, tailgating will have to wait till the first home game when the Tigers play ULM, September, 15 at Jordan-Hare. But hey that’s okay, football season is here.
I don’t know about you but by this time of year (with the exception of Acid Reign’s game preview) I have read all I want to about who will be the starting quarterback and what type of offensive and defensive looks the Tigers will present. I’m ready for some football, some Tiger football.
All the hype, the prognosticating, and the debate are all about to be settled, and where it should be settled – on the field.
The long dark off season is almost over and it’s time for what should be a National Holiday … it’s time for the start of college football.