Here's proof: Vanderbilt is atop the Southeastern Conference football standings.
Granted, the season is only three weeks old, but any time Vandy is in the lead, well, things are simply out of whack.
Next thing you'll tell me is that LSU won't open its home season until Sept. 24.
Or that Oklahoma is 1-2.
Or that reality TV really attracts viewers.
Or that Southern Cal, the team that
never gets its due from LSU fans, beat
Or that Rick Clausen starts at
Or that not only is Vandy in the lead in one SEC division, Steve Spurrier is 0-2 in the other.
Or that people actually care what Donald Trump thinks.
LSU will, by the way, open its home
season next Saturday against
A 16-7 defeat ensured that the Vols' trip to Tiger Stadium won't be a marquee matchup of top-five teams; rather simply another chance for LSU to showcase itself on ESPN. ESPN will undoubtedly try to touch hearts with features, interviews and sideline reports tying in the Tigers with post-hurricane triumphs. That may be fine for its national audience, but here people just want to watch football.
What they'll see is a matter of conjecture.
Experts say a football team
improves the most from its first game of the season to its second. Hence the
LSU, rather, came away from the
What happened to its defense?
Were the Tigers simply lucky because of TDs from a blocked field goal and a blocked punt?
Why were all those passes dropped?
Will opening at home so late in the season have them so jacked up they'll be out of control?
Or will they simply come out and
Under different circumstances, one
in which you had some handle on the LSU team, you might say should the Tigers
win this game with
But after playing
This is from the SEC report:
"For a program that has slogged through 22 straight losing seasons, a three-game winning streak is cause for celebration. Vandy is 3-0 for just the fourth time since 1950."
Nope, things aren't normal around
here and it's going to take a lot more than playing
No matter what, considering what
Feinswog is the author of "Tales From The LSU Sidelines," a