With all the awful things happening in the world, here are five college football reasons to be in a good mood.
Daily Five: College Football Things To Cheer You Up
The world sucks right now.
With the awful, heartbreaking nightmare in Miami, and all of the daily tension, and all of the corruption, and all of the stress, ugliness, and incompetence, feel free to take a break for just a moment.
Deep breath … here are five college football things to try putting you in a good mood before having to go back to the real world.
5. The Nebraska spring football game is sold out
There was a time when Nebraska football actually mattered.
It was the Big Red Machine, it was one of the greatest powerhouses in sports, and it was an intimidating perennial national title contender.
Most Husker fans still think of their program as one of the elite, but most prospects in the latest recruiting class weren’t alive the last time the school won a conference championship.
1999 is a very, very long time ago.
And now, all that appears to be on the verge of changing with the right coaching hire at the right time, getting a coach a whole lot of other places wanted.
Scott Frost has everything. He’s young, he’s successful, he’s on the rise, and he’s a link to the glory days – he’s the dream hire for Husker fans who lived through the uninspired Mike Riley era, the strange run from Bill Callahan, and the Bo Pelini experience.
And now their patience is being rewarded.
At the very least, Nebraska has a coach who’ll make the program relevant to a whole new generation. And that’s why the center of the spring college football universe will revolve around Lincoln for a few hours in April …