The Week That Were: 9.10.11

Written September 11th, 2011 by MaliBuckeye

This week’s journey back through the world of college sports is a bit more subdued than usual- due, in part, to the lack of “marquee” games, but mostly due to perspective.

There are lots of things in life that are important… and college sports are among them. But today and yesterday and this past week, we’re reminded that the big picture is a lot richer and deeper than just what happens between the sidelines and in athletic departments.

So, with that, we launch into our favorite distraction knowing that we’ll re-visit moments that ground us to reality throughout.  Today’s soundtrack is in memory of Zenith… enjoy.

Midseason Form

With all the buzz last week about conference realignment, all eyes were in Austin when the Cougars of BYU came to town.  The team from Provo had recently launched itself into the world of football independence, yet rumors swirled that they might be one of the teams to come to the Big 12-2-1 upon aTm’s absence and “save” the conference. On the other sidelines were the belle of the realignment ball- a Texas team looking to rebound from one of their worst seasons in recent history… yet one that still commands a place at the table when you discuss power programs.  So how’d the game turn out? Bout like you’d expect…

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