Sunday, September 16, 2007

The Big Red Heartache

One thing we Nebraska fans have learned about in the last decade is heartache. And so it was that on Saturday night we were humbled once more.

Fortunately it's just a game. Sure, I attach some of my own pride to the outcome of the games and the season but that's what tribalism is all about. Football is tribalism at it's most sophisticated and that's why I love it.

Anyway, it was always just the hope of the faithful that led me to believe we could win. USC came to prove a point and prove it they did. I am buoyed by one thing. USC and Oklahoma wallowed in obscurity for years before they returned to 1 and 3 in the national polls. Our time will come.

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