Oh how strange this first “post-COVID” season is. Not that it’s a thing of the past by any measure.
Teams that negotiated last year’s strangeness, with lots of experienced talent returning, are reeling. Talking about you, Indiana. Referring to you, Iowa State. And you, North Carolina. And, coach-free Southern California. You’re not alone, the list goes on.
Some teams were just better at adapting last campaign. But for many, most, those results might be/are proving to be a false positive entering this year.
Another pandemic related observation, and a heartening one actually, is that none of these college pigskin throngs gathered to cheer on their beloveds — maskless, back to back, belly to belly, elbow to elbow — have become super spreader events.
At least that have been reported.
Maybe it’s the body paint that is more potent than Ivermectin.
If all that’s not enough to empirically prove just how furschlunginer this season is, contemplate this.
Yours truly, whose boast is ever bigger than his bet, followed up a perfecto, with a 4-1 weekend.
Southern Methodist had something to prove in the Dallas/ Fort Worth Metroplex, and did so emphatically at the Horned Frogs home. So, I missed that one.
But, Wake Forest, Michigan State, Arch Rival and the Louisville Cardinals all prevailed.
4-1 on the weekend. 17-7 for the season.
If I hadn’t thrown out my shoulder the other day, I’d be patting myself on the back in triumph.
And now to explain that (Plus) in the header: Continue reading Seedy K’s Peerless Pigskin Prognostications (Plus): Week V