I just read a Facebook post from a friend in Huntsville, Alabama whose son chose to sleep on the couch last night following a bad dream that Bama had lost this weekend to LSU. It is this kind of team spirit that has been killed by the coaching, playing and management of Gene Chizik, Tony Romo and Jerry Jones, dis-respectfully.
Largely, it no longer exists in the hearts of most Auburn fans after last weekend’s loss to Texas A&M, the worst loss since 1917, and it’s certainly been drained by multiple interceptions and multiple losses and failures by the Dallas Cowboys under the crap playing of Romo and the egotistical foolishness of Jones.
So Gene, Tony and Jerry, tell me the last time you heard about a five-year-old boy with a dream like this about how you have coached, played or managed:
Mom: Son, why did you sleep on the couch last night?
5-year-old boy: I had a bad dream.
Dad: Bad dream? What was it about?
Son: Bama lost to LSU.
Mom: I would have ended up on the couch, too.
There really isn’t much to say about that, save for the fact that a coach with a losing record from Iowa State wasn’t going to come into the SEC and produce a powerhouse football team.
I saw a tire commercial here in Dallas the other day and they said if you bought three or four new tires, they’d give you a Dallas Cowboys jersey and showed one with number 9 on it. It’s a sure bet that that isn’t helping sell any tires.
And if anyone coached or played as bad as Jerry Jones has done in getting good players who aren’t thugs, loudmouths or assault their moms, he would have fired them. Well, maybe not, which explains the problems of the Dallas Cowboys.
So as this weekend comes and you think about putting on your Auburn gear, your number 9 jersey, or getting ready to head to Atlanta to watch another dismal performance that you later describe as a move in the right direction that might lead to a trip to the Playoffs in a year forward uncertain, think of all the young boys and girls out there who once dreamed of playing on your teams, who would have been up last night worrying about whether or not we’re going to beat New Mexico State or Atlanta this weekend. Because I can promise you, the numbers, like the scores this weekend will be, don’t look so good.