Let’s cruise around the Internet this morning and see what
idiot sportswriters, coaches and Tim Brando … er … educated Heisman-and-AP-Poll-voting journalists are saying.
[10:40 a.m. CST]
Back at the house, a young Auburn fan witnesses her first Hail Mary TD. I think she was impressed.
[10 a.m. CST] The morning after (photos from Jer):
[8:50 a.m. CST] Available to the press.
On his team and family: “When I’m down in the dumps, they find a way to bring me up and get me going again.”
On the Hail Mary: “It worked to perfection.”
On the Heisman: “It’s an award that makes people legends.”
On the doubters: “It’s us versus them. It’s us versus the ‘we can’t’s … we just wanted to prove them wrong.”
[8:25 a.m. CST]
• The Associated Press had a man on Visor Watch.
• He said it: “This will be your finest hour,” said Coach Gene Chizik before the game.
• “The Cam Wagon done wiped ’em out. It’s all good. War Eagle!” War Eagle sir! War Eagle forever.
• The story of one incredible touchdown and its receiver: “Gilmore was cooked. Adams suddenly turned and ran past the flat-footed corner and caught a 54-yard touchdown pass from Cam Newton, and Auburn had a 21-7 lead.”
• I think South Carolina fans know about “these 3 things” now.
[8 a.m. CST] Early shot across the bow. Ladies and gentlemen … this this is our opponent in Glendale. “… a new character created by Nike and some folks that have worked on big time Broadway shows with the blessing of the Disney folks by the way …”
Yes. Roboduck. JUST LIKE BIG BROADWAY! SASSY AND BRASSY! FEATHERED FINESSE!!!
This is the product of marketing “synergy,” folks. Disney+Nike+Oregon+Broadway=THIS. I’ll be linking to Roboduck early and often. Very, very often.
Movie producer and Ducks fan [chewing cigar of course]: “Johnson, I want you to do something with that Batman suit that Val Kilmer couldn’t fit into.”
Assistant Johnson: “…”
Movie producer: *Sigh* [Waving hand] “Just paint it yellow and green and ship it to Eugene. And what’s Nathan Lane doing nowadays? I think I have a new role for him.”
[7:45 a.m. CST] You are allowed to strut your stuff this morning … hell … for the rest of the year and part of the next. It’s in the “Official Fanatic Bylaws of the Southeastern Conference.” Stick out your chest. You sir and madam, are the proud fan of the SEC’s top team … your team and mine … the Auburn Tigers. 2010 SEC champs. Undefeated. But possibly the most hated team in the country. Whatever. I can live with it. Give ’em hell you War Damn Eagles!
Oooooohhhhh 360-degree shot of the celebration!
WAR EAGLE!!! What an amazing year it’s been. I hate it that I wasn’t able to be in Auburn for even one game, this year. They’re making life here a bit more bearable, though.
On to Glendale, strike up the band!
John t says
I just hope there is a really good BlueRay set made for this fantastic AU season…consider one sold to this family.
How about this quote from Scarbinsky’s article…
“They’re making my dream come true,” Dye said. “I got close three or four times, and never did get there. But I can’t think of a better person in the world to take ’em to Arizona than Gene Chizik. ‘Cause I know they’re in good hands.”
That almost brought a tear to my eyes. War Eagle, Coach Dye.
War Eagle coach! War Eagle Walt!
Van P in Illinois says
Great quote from Dye.
This is for 1983 and 2004 as well as this year.
This is for ’83, ’93, ’04, and heck let’s throw ’71 in there too. Might as well toss the ’88 team in there too, God knows they deserved a shot.
Oregon simply isn’t going to know what hit it.
Concerning the new ‘duck’:
As a wise man once said, “Check out my new haircut.” … “Jäger bomb!”
Fill in the blank: _________-tastic.