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Saturday, November 25, 2006


Today was a good day of football because the University of Oklahoma beat in state rival Oklahoma State and set up a chance to be the BIG 12 conference champions if they can beat long time rival Nebraska on December 2nd. Yes... I know what some of you are thinking... You thought I was a Bruin. Well, truth be told, I root for both the Bruins and the Sooners. That is NOT a sin. I cannot find a verse in the Bible where is says you can NOT root for two teams. So chill.

Back to the Sooners. Earlier in the year Oklahoma got ripped off from having a win over Oregon. You can watch the video for yourself. It was one of the worse calls ever in sports history. And had that call been made correctly there is a chance that Oklahoma NOT usc (notice the small case letters of usc :) would be playing the Ohio State Buckeyes for a National Championship. Oh well, I guess there is always next year.

The reason I am mentioning this is because after this disastrous call in the Oregon game Oklahoma could have folded. They could have called it a season and just been content with having a lackluster year. But NO! They have battled back and have this chance to become CHAMPIONS. It should encourage all of us to never give up. Even when it looks like things are stacked against us. I'm hoping the Sooners can get to the BIG GAME and show the character it takes to overcome the odds. You certainly don't have to, but if you have NO ONE else to root for during this Holiday Bowl Season...pull for Oklahoma. Go Sooners!


Brad Meyer said...

Just left Westside Shep's Worship service where myself and my family shook your hand and thanked you for being you. Don't know if it was because our daughter was singing with KOK or because the message on thanksgiving was so good (ha), but it was well worth the trip down from Valencia.
As far as Oklahoma is concerned, however, you're an island. Mizzou Tigers rule the midwest as yesterday's routing of KU proves. You only stay in God's grace because of your loyalty to the STL Cardinals even though you neglected to meet my bros in St. Louie at the new Busch for the WS. Pastor Tim gave us your list of excuses... If we repent, He is faithful and just to forgive us...

Robert Laughton said...

Dudley, We(laughton's)cheered on the SOONER win. As you know, We have a SOONER to cheer for. A defending National SOONER champ.

courtneyelizabeth said...

GO TROJANS! I'm sorry, but your post reminded me of the fact that we WON on Saturday. :) Oh...and I'm SURE we'll be UCLA too.