Could You pull for these guys in the BCS Championship?
Just wanted to ask you fellow die hard Auburn fans who you will be pulling for in January. I realize that in most situations, it is second nature to pull against Bama at all costs. I have frequently said to people, when they asked how I can be from the state of Alabama, yet pull against Bama in a national championship game, that if Alabama played the Taliban I would wear a turbin.
I feel a little different this year. I cannot help but let my hatred for the conference title-less, conference-less, nearly lost to Purdue, highly overrated Notre Dame team overshadow my Bama hatred. Most years I am against any win that would add another number to the mythical list of championships that Bama claims, but this year will be different. Just curious who you want to see win.
I plead my case for pulling for Bama (gulp, cannot believe I am writing this). Bama, played in a TOUGH SECCG against a great GA team. Bama also played ( and stomped ) AU. They had to EARN their trip to Miami. Notre Dame simply won out. No division championship, just 12 wins and go. I also cannot stand the NBC contract thing that ND has. Even when they were horrible they were on during prime time many times in the season. I simply CANNOT stand Notre Dame and what they stand for.
Also, and this will draw some fire, so I am ready…..Auburn, as of now, is not in the same league as Bama. We may be next year, and hopefully for a while in the future, but with the exception of 09′ and 10′, the divide between Bama and Auburn is very wide. I simply can not continue to ignore/hope for/deny the greatness of the Bama program. They are in a position that few programs will ever be. It just takes too much mental energy to be the Anti-Bama. I can still love, and root for, and give my money and attention to Auburn, but I simply cannot spend all my time wishing to see trouble befall Bama. As much as I enjoyed the A & M win, those losses are rare.
Just curious who you will be screaming for on Jan. 7th. I plan to be wearing an Auburn shirt, at Smith’s Old Bar, yelling for the Crimson Tide to bring the crystal back to the south.