A few years back when UT pulled off the national championship, my daughter begged for a UT shirt to wear to school because the whole school was wearing them to celebrate. I couldn't refuse her that (what kind of a mom would refuse that???) but I felt compelled to call my dad and apologize.
So that's the background.....
Now I have something even worse to admit to my dad (thank goodness he doesn't read my blog! I don't think....guess I'll find out!) - I actually bought tickets to a home game. I got an email from the local Girl Scout counsel, saying that as a thank you to Girl Scouts, the athletic department was letting folks buy tickets to the first home game (on Sept. 5th) for $20 each. I have so many fond memories of going to college football games (ironically - not from when I was in college, but from when I lived in Waco as a kid - we were at EVERY Baylor home game) that I couldn't resist getting tickets for such a good deal. I think it will be fun to go to a live game and I'm sure the kids will have a blast.
The only question is - will I really cheer for UT? Probably. I tend to get caught up in the passion of the moment pretty easily.
Just don't tell my dad, ok?