Let’s start moving forward now.

My Stanford recap is still in the works. In the meantime, I thought it was worth passing along this tidbit from the AP report on yesterday’s game:

As soon as the final whistle blew, the Notre Dame players gathered in the end zone to salute their fans and savor a season-ending victory.

The celebration continued in the locker room with multiple renditions of the school’s fight song and pictures for the departing seniors. The Fighting Irish managed to put a positive finish on the worst season ever for college football’s most storied team.

“When we were singing in there — and the last two games we didn’t even worry about our record, just that we were winning those games,” senior safety Tom Zbikowski said. “It feels good to get that feeling back of winning games.”

That’s exactly what you want to hear about a young team that’s trying to build for the future. There are no illusions, and there is no shortage of frustration, about the awfulness of a 3-9 season, but that doesn’t mean you have to hang your heads:

“It’s still 3-9. Let’s not kid ourselves,” [Charlie] Weis said. “But at least it’s 3-9 with two wins at the end of the year. Now all of a sudden, you’re going into the offseason winning the last game at home and then we go on the road and win our last game there. Let’s start moving forward now.”

Well said, Coach. The 2008 season begins today. 286 days ’til kickoff …

Tags: , ,

3 Responses to “Let’s start moving forward now.”

  1. Silvia Odete Morani Massad Says:

    Hi there every one, here every one is sharing such familiarity, so it’s
    good to read this blog, and I used to pay a visit this webpage daily.

  2. Vicente Says:

    Hi it’s me, I am also visiting this site on a regular basis, this site is
    actually good and the visitors are actually sharing fastidious thoughts.

  3. localmoving Says:

    Most people wrote a lot of very good web site web page.
    I will not are reluctant to make sure plus it during my
    admirers within by myself webb 2 . 0.
    We work with typically the web site or even Could noot pause
    unless We’re given that reasonable iin terms of a
    creator while you. We are at this moment after
    the skilled unique codes exactly like you should you wish too website visitor look at a internet site in case you are apprehensive.
    I am about to suppose.

Leave a Reply