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Absence of toughness

Mike Schafer | Tuesday, October 26, 2010

I am writing this with 11 minutes to go in the third quarter, but this game is over. OVER. Perhaps we should rename ourselves the Gentle Irish. Or the Fighting Amish. Because we show no visible evidence of toughness, mental or physical. We are plenty athletic, but are devoid of heart. We win three games in a row and think we’re really something. We didn’t want to play Michael Floyd “unless it was an emergency???” Talk about not respecting your opponent. And we’ve been working on the option “since last summer???” If that’s true, the entire defensive staff needs to be fired today. We do not need more talent. We need a complete attitude overhaul.

Mike Schafer

alumnus

Class of 1982

Oct. 23