The wife was on a business trip in Little Rock this week. She, being of the Crimson Tide persuasion, was getting an ear-full from the Razorback fans over there. She was kind enough to email me some of their disillusioned statements. And I read:
•This is Arkansas’s year.
•We will beat Alabama in Fayetteville this year.
•We have a Heisman trophy candidate playing for our team, so we will win against Alabama.
•Alabama has an unknown defense, so Mallett can easily put up 50 points against Alabama. The question is whether Alabama can score 51 points.
•Arkansas will run all over Alabama’s defense.
•If we beat Georgia, there’s no way we’ll lose to Alabama the next week. If we lose to Georgia, it will be tougher for us to win against Alabama, but it still can and will be done.
•We are ranked higher than any other SEC team (…except Alabama and Florida).
•After we win, we’re calling you, and you have to “call the Hogs” for us.
•Back in the day, Arkansas and Alabama was a huge rivalry game (...back in the day?!? 1992 when we played you for the 3rd time eva?!?). You had to come to the state of Arkansas to find the best coach in history. We’re ready to reignite that this year with a win.
•Arkansas could very easily go undefeated. Worst case, we’ll lose one game the whole season.
•Arkansas almost beat both Alabama and Florida in the last few years (then time spent reminiscing the moral victories of almost winning).
•The referee kept us from beating Florida last year.
•Arkansas will be playing for the SEC Championship this year.
•Nick Saban is an evil man who will leave Alabama soon for something else (okay… everyone kind of says that).
Just wanted to share that with you guys. Apparently Arkansas = University of South Carolina West.