Friday, May 04, 2007

Appalachian State is HOT, HOT, HOT!

We're about to go through football withdrawal. Let me rephrase -- I am going through football withdrawal now that the NFL draft is over and spring practice has concluded. So it's on to golf, and if our posting isn't up to snuff, it's because we're hitting the links until we can get back to some college football. To keep our eye on the ball though, we'll be posting about our upcoming opponents.

In this first installment, we visit the mountains of Appalachia, not far from the home of the Restless Morgantowners or from Va Tech (this post was ready some time ago, but I didn't have the heart to post it after the Va Tech tragedy). We're not trying to pick on that DI-AA school from Appalachia which will visit A2 this fall, really, we're not. Well, maybe we are, but it's awfully easy, especially with all this help from the Mountaineer administration and student body (yes, our hoop coach comes from the same ilk as the opener this fall).

The HOT, HOT, HOT Mountaineers are "solid as a rock and proud as a peacock", and by the looks of their recruitment tools they sure are proud of it. This is painful to watch after the first 30 seconds, but stay tuned for the duration so as not to miss the ASU student burning down the only chem lab on campus.

Not to be outdone by the marketing majors and PR folks at ASU, the student body kicks in a roaring chorus of what must be the ASU Moutaineer Cooking School fight song. At first, I thought this was a video of Multi Directional Tennessee State students making fun of ASU.

Surprisingly, it's not. It is, however, a fine example of Appalachia school pride. Perhaps the dance routine of the cheerleaders at halftime? Well, either that or some of those magic mountain mushrooms.