The SMA and confessions threads have codified in my mind what I really hope for the Hawks this season. SMA said he's in it for the national championship. While I think a national championship would be great that is not my goal. I do believe the means are the end. That said, I have had this image going through my head for months, and I hope by confessing it here, I can get on with all I have to do. Here it is:
The Hawks are undefeated going into the Ohio State game. We go into the 4th quarter knowing we have a great shot (down by 7 at the worst, up by however much at the best). Everyone is cheering and screaming and the players and coaches are ready to go. Then, the people in charge of these things are suddenly overcome by some mind altering disease and they play this very loudly as the players take the field for the 4th quarter:
And then it starts to snow.