As the Mountaineers cheerful announcers reminded us often, the Red Wolves had plenty of opportunities to get back into the game.
Our membership is small but penetrating. We are subtle in our campaign of disrespect.
Yes, Balado has rough edges. He is not shy about dropping F-bombs – a sin some people in Jonesboro find as egregious as kicking puppies and skipping church. His early teams were a mess (he’ll tell you that some guys no longer rostered just didn’t buy into the program). Many people believe that five years was too slow to turn the program around – as if the program hasn’t underperformed for thirty years. He’s a Floridian who speaks with a Bronx accent (at least to my Southern ears), and his temper flareups are unseemly to a righteous fanbase who see Hugh Freeze has the Christian epitome of leadership.
Are we ready to believe yet?
It was like going to Silver Dollar City and watching a master craftsman at work. But instead of forging a horseshoe or weaving a wicker basket, Omier was pounding slams and robbing boards.
Because the Red Wolves are, for the second consecutive season, without a football bowl berth, my appetite for hoops has increased significantly.
A game after playing tough against #25 Texas Tech, the Red Wolves made the Air Force Falcons look like chickadees.
What the Falcons will show us is if what I saw from the Texas Tech game is real.
“I know this class is very high ranked, but I’ll be honest with you, that’s the expectation,” announced Arkansas State head football coach Butch Jones up landing the highest rated recruiting class in the Sun Belt, according to both Rivals and 24/7.
Are the Red Wolves ready for Texas Tech? You can read the performance against Mississippi Valley in a number of ways.