Like, for real. Can someone please explain how exactly the wheels fell off the Big Red wagon the last couple of weeks?
Due to relocating the Big Red Fury World HQ to a new top secret location that almost qualifies as Rose Bowl adjacent, I’ve kind of lost track of what’s been happening with the Huskers (seriously people, don’t ever move) but here’s a rundown of the awesome news I’ve been able to catch.
Unless he gets a last minute leg transplant, Tommy Armstrong probably won’t be playing in the Music City Bowl. In other words, it’s ride or die time for Ryker.
Noted hot pants wearer Jordan Westerkamp is out due to a torn meniscus. Granted that injury is probably not at all related to his aversion to knee pads but why not do what you can to protect the important goods?
A bunch of prized recruits decided to peace out… but Keyshawn Jr. didn’t!
And the most baffling of all… senior captain Nate Gerry was ruled ineligible for the Music City Bowl due to flunking some (or all) of his classes, if he even bothered to go in the first place (depending on which rumor you believe).
How in the name of Bob Devaney is it even possible for a student athlete to straight up flunk classes? JFC… I didn’t even have a fraction of the academic resources that are at an athlete’s disposal during my time at Husker U. and somehow managed to graduate as a solid B- student while skipping more than my fair share of classes (and only had to retake one) during that five year span.
Now that the bad news is out of the way, let’s get to the stuff that’s really important.
On Sunday, aka Christmas Day, we’re going to have the first ever Big Red Fury Red Elephant Christmas Spectacular.
What is this, you ask?
Oh, let me tell you.
On Christmas Day, between 1 – 2pm Runza Standard Time, I’m going to tweet out some Husker trivia questions. First correct response for each one wins a red elephant gift.
What’s a red elephant gift, you ask?
Oh, let me tell you.
A red elephant is the same as a white elephant with the major difference being these gifts will be Husker themed and they will be spectacular.
That’s both a threat AND a promise.
Give @BigRed_Fury a follow on Twitter so you don’t miss out on the fun and have a perfect excuse to avoid your family for a while on Christmas Day.