Well it's Groundhog Day... again
And I'm taking off from my day job for a second day
Yesterday, I did something I do not recall ever doing before. I called off from work simply because of the weather. I have taken sick days off because I was legitimately under the weather, but I have never before taken a day off because of the actual weather.
Today I did something I’ve only done once before. I called off work because of the weather.
Today is also Groundhog Day, which means six more months of winter after the world’s most famous groundhog apparently saw his shadow up on Gobbler’s Knob. So what better way to spend my sudden day off than by watching the Bill Murray classic, “Groundhog Day,” on TV and catch up on some writing. I have a few links to share with you down below, but I also wanted to take this time to reach out to my newsletter subscribers for the first time this year. It’s hard for me to believe but January blitzed right by me. Long day job hours since the start of the new year took a toll on me, and these snow days are not going to help that cause in the coming weeks, I predict. I saw my shadow this morning too.
College football may be in its supposed offseason, but you all know by now that I am a full-fledged member of #TeamNoOffseason.
With National Signing Day (the traditional one, on the first Wednesday of February) upon us, I was asked to update a couple of posts for Athlon Sports. I once again took a crack at re-ranking the running back and quarterback recruiting classes since 2002. The QB recruiting class of 2014 is moving its way up the rankings with Patrick Mahomes and Joe Burrow highlighting the class, and the Class of 2019 could be due for a big 2021 season.
The running back class from 2014 is already in a pretty solid place in recent history, but watch out for that Class of 2017. I think there is some really good potential for this class as time continues to pass. And was I wrong in ranking the Class of 2020 ahead of the Class of 2019 already? No, of course, I was not.
Here are a few other recent links appearing on Athlon Sports and LSU Tigers Wire…
Big Ten Football: 10 Toughest Players to Replace in 2021 [Athlon Sports]
Here’s what LSU’s 2021 football schedule looks like [LSU Tigers Wire]
LSU football future schedules and opponents [LSU Tigers Wire]
Early Super Bowl Pick
Chiefs striaght-up. Bucs with the cover. Take the over.
Here’s a picture of my dog in the snow
Have a great day everybody. Stay healthy and stay safe. And stay connected with me on your favorite social media platform.