With lots of speed on both sides of the ball and a flashy, irrepressible quarterback who relishes this kind of stage, the Longhorns will finally exorcise some of their big-game demons and win a 27-24 classic.
Wow. Move over, Wayne Root.
Quote of the night from ABC’s Gary Danielson following Henry Melton’s failure to dive over the goal line with 19 seconds left :
“You’re 275 pounds! LOWER YOUR SHOULDER!”
I bet he will, next time. Much as I suspect Jim Tressel shall in the future, opt to protect a 6 point lead by pinning the opposition against their own end zone rather than attempt a field goal from 50 yards out with less than 5 minutes to go.
Local wags will proclaim this the Game Of The Year, but I humbly submit Delaware’s 34-33 OT win over Lehigh earlier tonight.