Bowl week is here, and I’ll trust you’ve had a fine Christmas if Christmas is the holiday you celebrate, or a fine few days off if it’s not.
Either way, it’s time to get back to football, and for all the rah-rah I’ve been dispensing of late, I’ve decided to strike a decidedly more sober tone leading up the bowl game.
The reason is because I’m not sure we can win.
The Stanford Cardinal is a good football team, people. Sure you can look at the fact that Stanford lost four games, and the fact that their best running back is sitting this one out, and the fact that Stanford has the 120th ranked passing defense and convince yourself that we can match up pretty well against them. But if you look a little deeper you’ll see that Stanford is an immensely talented team that caught a few bad breaks during the season, and they have the horses to beat Pitt badly.
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