2:15: I have realized just how much of a strange feeling this is for a Mississippi State fan. Seriously...the Bulldogs are ranked No. 3 in the country, and they just hosted ESPN College GameDay. We have a chance to see our team go 6-0 at the halfway point and have a legit shot at winning the SEC West. If you are wondering, yes, I have started pacing at home, and yes, that might be why one of my friends (@geauxshep-you should follow him) suggested that I do this.
2:24: Why yes, I am rooting for Texas to make this miracle happen with :18 left to play. After all, a two-loss Oklahoma is not much of a threat to make that national championship tournament.
2:26: Oh boy...I'm changing the channel over to CBS
2:28: It's Jameis Winston on my TV. I don't know if there is anyone I like less in college football than that guy. Auburn is up there as well for other reasons. You know, they are like that person who marries into a rich family and doesn't know how to act with the new money and just become really obnoxious. That "marriage" happened with the 2010 national title.
2:36: I realize that I am not really looking at the television. No, the game has not started yet, but I just cannot look. Heck, I'm even zoning out listening to the television right now. Still have the whole game to go. I should be fine right.
2:39: This may sound crazy...I like Uncle Verne and Gary Danielson.
2:45: Oh boy...here comes kickoff...I love Thunderstruck. It is an awesome song.
2:47: Imagine that...a no-call early against Auburn
2:48: Scared that we needed to pick up a first down there.
2:53: Yes...the first three series of the game have nearly given me a coronary. Seriously. I may not make it through this game. I know that I like Jay Hughes, and if Bear Wilson does not play on Sundays, I will be shocked.
3:13: Sorry...I zoned out and walked away from here. How is there still over 8:00 to go in the first quarter?
3:59: Those last two interceptions have been ugly. Both were real underthrows by Dak. We could be watching both QBs damaging their Heisman hopes in the same game.
4:13: This game was so much more fun about 35 minutes ago. This thing has gone downhill quickly since that fake punt.
4:21: Wow...that was so needed.
5:13: This idea has gone down hill since this is the first time I have sat down in almost an hour.
5:46: Wow that was huge to get into the Auburn side of the field
5:52: I just texted my son's mother to enjoy being a single parent. This game might do me in. BTW, State is now up 31-20.
6:02: Here comes the replay, and I imagine hearing Vince McMahon's music hit.
6:06: If MSU pulls this off, I don't know if I will survive this season. Seriously..
6:16: It's terrible when opposing coaches make sound decisions. The Bulldogs just need a few first downs here. Bleed the clock. A score is great, but just burning time will be wonderful.
6:24: How does that first down not happen? Yes, I need another beer.
6:26: Yes, I just thought...the good news is that it should be practically impossible for State to lose this game in regulation.
6:27: What happened to me between 4:13 and 5:13. I know Auburn did damage, but I really moved all over and blocked some stuff out I think.
6:29: My mom just texted me asking if I want to go to Kentucky next weekend. I said how about in two weekends.
6:32: It's over...oh good grief...if MSU makes it to 9-0, this Alabama game might kill me.
6:35: Oh goodness..I just realized I am rooting for Notre Dame next weekend
6:39: Yes, this really happened. Yes, we are right in the mix for an SEC championship and more.
7:05: My knee really hurts...I may have torn a meniscus watching this game. I did end up on the living room table on a few occasions that I don't remember how it happened.