Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Beat S.C.

IBG should hopefully be forthcoming, but it's game week, and the greatest intersectional rivalry in all of college football kicks off this weekend.

Those evil bastards at Southern Cal have earned their way onto probation, and don't have anything to play for.

We're coming off of back-to-back dominant wins, and appear to have righted the ship.

A win, and we get into the Champs Sports bowl to play a quality ACC team (Florida State, perhaps?) in preparation for next year.

We've lost 8 straight to the damn Trojans, and now that they've been knocked off their cheater's perch, it's time to use them as a stepping stone to greatness.

Bruised, battered and bloodied (quite literally in some cases - check Manti's nose if you don't believe it), we've managed to persevere through injury, heartache, a tragic death in the family, negativity, suspicion, and downright embarassment. Yet still we rise.

And this weekend, we have the chance to show that this team is ready to take the next step.

So enjoy your turkey and trimmings, and watching the Cowboys get their Thanksgiving day beatdown. Rest up on Friday - no need to wade into the holiday shopping frenzy. We need to maintain our focus. Forget all of the holiday distractions.

Because come Saturday, everyone in ND Nation needs to come together with one singular focus:


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