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So, Lee Corso picked Oklahoma over Missouri

When I was a kid, my dad–who was a teacher–and I had a strategy for snow days.

In the evening, as it started to snow, I would get excited about the impending free day hanging out with my dad.

But–like Lee Corso–my dad would say, “Not so fast.”

ESPN College Gameday setting up on Francis Quadrangle at the University of Missouri-Columbia

Is this a set-up?

Less than an hour ago, Corso picked the Oklahoma Sooners to beat the Missouri Tigers in Columbia this evening.

Can you blame him? Gary Pinkel’s Tigers haven’t beaten Bob Stoops’ Sooners.

Despite both teams belonging to the Big 12 Conference, they just haven’t been in the same league.

Missouri is not going to win this game against Oklahoma.

You see, when you want a snow day, the trick is telling yourself that school will be in session just like any other day. You brush your teeth, say your prayers and get tucked in. We’re going to have school tomorrow. That’s what my dad and I would work to convince each other of. Then, we’d go to bed.

I wish I could tell you all I’d see you for the snow day tomorrow, but I can’t. We’re going to have school. Missouri is going to lose.

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  1. October 23, 2010 at 2:39 pm

    Not a lot to say here other than… awesome story.

    Yep. It’s probably going to let up after midnight be the look of the radar. Time to go to bed.

    😉

    • October 24, 2010 at 1:54 pm

      Thanks for commenting, Sean. The strategy still works!

  2. Brett King
    October 23, 2010 at 11:49 pm

    Woooooo!!!!!! Snow day!!!!!!!!

  3. Danielle Byrne
    October 24, 2010 at 12:41 am

    Snow day!!!

    • October 24, 2010 at 1:57 pm

      Danielle, I’m glad I get to spend this snow day with you!

  1. October 24, 2010 at 4:08 pm

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