Instead I had to face gloating Ute fans.
I do not want to go through that again. I have pride, people, and I don't like having it rubbed in my face.
By way of protection, I decided that this year I would have a zen, come-what-may attitude about the whole thing. I would keep my silence and think about the Texas game instead.
But how do you keep your cool when someone asks you--all in good fun--where you're going to watch BYU lose? How do you remain silent when people keep stopping by your desk to deliver another BYU-specific doom's-day prophecy?
You can't, that's what. You have to fight back.
D(arn) the consequences.