If you’re trying to grab a TV somewhere, anywhere on campus tonight, good luck with the search. Here, Batesies are big on football (the biggest turnout is at this sport, when literally the majority of the town literally camp out and set up tent to watch our teams play).
I’m more of a baseball fan (I won’t mention which team, since I may get in trouble for it), but even back home, it’s been a tradition to watch the Superbowl with friends around a few beers and chips n’ dip. And of course, the highlights are always those ingenious moments of spontaneous hilarity. Here’s one of my many, many favorites:
Curiously enough, I discovered that this rivalry all started between the AFL and the NFL to show who reigned supreme. And so they decided to wage war- how? Through two armies of football teams jostling for Middle-Earth. Somehow the concept stuck like Thanksgiving, where every year Americans get together to spar it out- although this time not with our stomachs, but through the “macho” within us.
For those wondering, the Superbowl starts tonight at 6:30 ET on FOX. Because like millions of others who don’t usually follow football, I googled this as well- ironically a few minutes before stumbling upon this article.
In conclusion, brace yourselves for any bloodcurdling “300“-sounding yells tonight.