How would you like to be Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff right about now? You wouldn’t. The answer is, “You wouldn’t.”
In the poker game of college conference realignment, he’s holding a pair of threes.
We are headed toward three college football conferences.
- The SEC
- The Big Ten
- Everybody else
There will be blood.
So, yeah, it was a guilty pleasure. While I was on my elliptical trainer Thursday afternoon, I watched the NFL Network “Film Session” replay of the 1986 AFC Championship game between the Broncos and Browns in Cleveland. You know, “The Drive.” It drew me in all over again. I was watching Elway with my jaw on my elliptical’s handlebars. I asked myself if there is any current NFL QB who reminds me of Elway.
There is. His name is Herbert. Justin Herbert. Am I wrong?
OK. It’s July 9. It’s football season. Why? Because I say so.