Thursday, May 28, 2009

Worlds Colliding!

A recent Sports Illustrated article almost made me throw up in my mouth repeatedly. Apparently Notre Dame is interested in playing a college football game in Yankee Stadium ... So many thoughts went through my mind. Here are just a few of them:

* First, for those who don't know, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team is one of those teams people either love or hate ... pretty much the same as the New York Yankees. Both are high profile, get an obscene amount of press coverage, and have been very successful through the years.

* With the above said, the perfect team to play Notre Dame would be the Dallas Cowboys ... these two teams have to be the most hated teams in football. It would be fitting to have these teams play in Yankee Stadium. Just for giggles, the Boston Celtics and Detroit Red Wings should play some sort of paintball tournament prior to the game.

* Notre Dame suggested playing Army for this game ... really? Is the reason you want to play Army because this is the only team you are reasonably confident that you could beat at this point? Grow some balls, Irish - play a real college football team. Why not play USC there? Or maybe Penn State?

* My hope is that Notre Dame gets blown out so badly on such a public stage that the school will have to realize that they are no longer the "legends" they thought they once were. Maybe all of those fake Notre Dame fans who have no direct attachment to the school will finally pick a different team to follow.


Heff said...

I like the way you think.

Jeff said...

You nailed it. The only 2 reasons to play there are (1) fundraising among NYC alumni; (2) recruiting in the northeast. Losing negates any recruiting efforts, so they'll avoid good opponents -- esp. ones like Penn State that heavily recruit the region they're invading.

Actually, the best opponent would be the Yankees. With their bats.

Sandi said...

I fucking hate Notre Dame.

Lisa said...

I think they should be allowed to do it as long as this blogpost can be printed on the front page of the NY Times.

GO KAL! .... babspeapod

El Padrino said...

if there were a real god yankee stadium will implode as soon as the irish set foot in the park