Last week, the NCAA awarded a bowl game to
The call has been put out and if you got $350,000, you can plop your name or company on the turf at Tropicana Field. As EDSBS pointed out, that creates a delicious possibility.
(If imitation is the highest from of flattery, then stealing the idea for a Blog Bowl must be like creating a memorial.)
I can see it now; bowl committee members Will Leitch and Michael David Smith are dressed in a blazer, dark t-shirt, and jeans, ready to sign the loser of the Pitt-UConn game on December 6. Back in
Gus Johnson and Andre Ware will provide the commentary with Erin Andrews avoiding over stimulated frat boys and giving sideline reports. Spencer Hall and Orson Swindle will be tapped as honorary captains, but an awkward situation is avoided when Big Daddy Drew takes one spot. There won’t be a dry eye in the house when in a special reenactment of "Costas Now" at halftime, Buzz Bissinger appears as himself, bringing the thousands of unemployed bloggers and their Moms at the Trop to their feet. Southern Miss wins with a defensive stand when Dave Wannstedt orders Pitt to score a touchdown on 4th and Goal from the three yard line and the Panthers losing 16-14.
With the combined fortunes of AOL, Gawker, and Swindle Enterprises, the dream is possible. Yes we can!