The Greatest Game On Earth
‘Football is only a game. Spiritual things are eternal. Nevertheless, Beat Texas ‘ Seen on a church sign in Arkansas prior to the 1969 “Game of the Century.
Passion. Pride. Honor. Welcome to the world of college football. Every Saturday in autumn, thousands of young men gather together across the nation, ready for a war on the gridiron. For what reason exactly are they fighting? For the right to walk off that field with their heads held high. For the men next to them. For their schools. For their futures.
To the outside observer, football might appear to be nothing more than large objects colliding at high speeds, over and over. While that is certainly part of the sport, it’s also a chess match, a dance, and a 3 hour allegory about life. For us aficionados, this is everything that the sport brings on those stirring, fall Saturdays. But enough philosophizing, let’s talk some football!
Disclaimer: All opinions shared are solely those of the author, and this blog has no affiliation with the aforementioned athletes, schools, NCAA, NFL, or other outside organizations and persons.