Monthly Archives: November 2012

My Heart is Black and Gold, But I Bleed Maroon

Thanksgiving weekend means many things…great food, precious moments spent with family and friends, a time to reflect on the many reasons we have to be grateful.

And, for sports fans like me, it also signifies one of the most anticipated dates on the college football schedule…rivalry weekend.

Michigan vs. Ohio State, Georgia vs. Georgia Tech, Oregon vs. Oregon State, Florida vs. Florida State, Auburn vs. Alabama, Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State, Washington vs. Washington State, Arizona vs. Arizona State, South Carolina vs. Clemson…all across the country, teams will take to the gridiron to earn bragging rights against their rival schools.

But a twist of irony has me anticipating a new rivalry of sorts on Saturday…. my alma mater Missouri taking on my other alma mater, Texas A&M.

Yes, that’s right…Missouri vs. Texas A&M is a new rivalry…and I have the rare distinction of being a Tiger and an Aggie.

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