"The first thing we want is that those two kids never play football again."
Emily Giffin is a talented writer who always comes up with a plot that is just a bit different than anything others are writing about at the time. In her latest novel, The One and Only, she offers a love story set against a backdrop of Texas football. Didn't see that coming, did you?
A week ago, The Internet was all aflutter that Nick Saban would ride into Austin, Texas as the all-conquering messiah of the Texas Longhorns football program.
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We finished 8-4 in just our second year of existence. This program is for real and we are here to stay. However, 8-4 won't be good enough next year and we are taking that mentality into the offseason. It's time, once again, to prepare 353 days for 12 Saturdays on the gridiron.
It took me half a week to calm down and really understand, realize, and be able to explain in detail exactly what this means for Texas A&M, our football team, and for Aggie athletics in general.
This game wasn't just about another tally in the win column or years of bragging rights. This game was about the seniors and the fact that this would be the last time they put on the blue and orange of UTSA.
This upcoming Saturday is the last game of the season and the I-35 rivalry game against Texas State. We know what's on the line and we know what our job is.
It's easy to sit here and ramble off items in response to what motivates me, but the more important question is what allows me to be motivated. In my case, it's not what, but who.