This was going to be your run-of-the-mill, I-told-you-so column gloating about my Ball State Cardinals running the regular-season table and climbing to No. 15 in the BCS poll.
I predicted all of this in August, and many of you justifiably thought I was simply mouthing off about my favorite football team in hopes of shining light on my long forgotten, never-remembered, mediocre playing days at Ball State and hamming it up in hopes of landing an invite to Dave Letterman’s “Late Show.”
Look, there are people with tape of Western Michigan’s Joel Smeenge waltzing by me in 1987 and 1988. I have no interest in drawing attention to my playing career. And as much as I love and support my fellow BSU alum, Letterman, the “Late Show” doesn’t quite stack up to sharing Oprah’s stage. I’ve been to the mountain top.
My goal as a journalist/columnist is to be right about issues others don’t see coming or don’t have the courage/intellect to address.