California: Flashback to UCLA vs. Cal 2002
By: Guest Blogger Barry from TedfordIsGod.com
One of the most enjoyable football games I have ever experienced in real life ended with my left foot being crushed by a 300-pound lineman.
Let me explain.
My freshman year at
Seriously, I hated the 2002 Bruins more than I had ever hated another sports team in my life up to that point. So when the Bears defeated the Bruins that season in the most bizarre fashion possible, I couldn’t have been happier if the university had suddenly announced it was adding a class entitled “Eating 17 Bowls of Cap’n Crunch Per Day 101” to the graduation requirements.
On fourth down with two seconds left in the game and
But as I, along with several thousand other rabid
Fast forward to Saturday. The only pain felt by Bears fans in Memorial Stadium will be nightmarish flashbacks to Maurice Drew’s fourth-quarter brilliance in last year’s Cal-UCLA debacle. Bruins fans, on the other hand, should brace themselves for a world of hurt. Picture the field as one giant voodoo doll; DeSean Jackson sprinting past exhausted cornerbacks for TDs, Marshawn Lynch breaking 24 ankles on an 11-man defensive front, Nate Longshore rifling passes downfield without a defender even sniffing his jersey — these are the pins that will be repeatedly jabbed into the doll.
There won’t be any rushing the field this year, my friends. Just an old-school methodical beat-down.