Smiling so hugely it looked as if his face might crack, Louisville football coach Scott Satterfield told a national TV audience that his team would celebrate its 38-28 victory over Mississippi State in the Music City Bowl by spending the night in Nashville instead of immediately returning home.
They came to Rupp Arena expecting a basketball game, but doggone if they didn’t get Stripes II, the sequel to comedian Bill Murray’s hit movie from 1981. The difference was that this one wasn’t about the stripes Army guys wear on their shirts.
I don't want to go all Grinchy so soon after Christmas, but can somebody please tell me why CBS put the Kentucky-Louisville basketball in a time slot where it butts heads with the LSU-Oklahoma College Football Playoff game on ESPN on Saturday?
You see Darrell Griffith today and you swear he still could do one of the creative slams that earned him the nickname "Dr. Dunkenstein" during his senior year at the University of Louisville in 1979-80.
What Saturday’s Governor’s Cup game gave Kentucky football fans, besides an other-worldly performance by quarterback Lynn Bowden Jr., was a trivia question that will win a lot of bar bets over the next 20 years or so.