Hopes are high for Kentucky football this season, but one caller to today’s show said he won’t be satisfied unless the team wins nine or more games. In fact, he said if Kentucky wins less than nine games, somebody should go to jail.
“It’s time to cut the crap about this football team and put it out there the way it is,” Ron, the caller, said. “This team is good enough to win nine games, period. If they win less than that, they’re underperforming and somebody ought to go to jail.”
This long-suffering Kentucky football fan said that the time has come for the Wildcats to finally beat teams like Florida and Tennessee, which have eluded them for years.
“The SEC East, these other teams — Florida, Tennessee — they’re not that much better than us. They’re certainly not good enough to 3-and-out us all year long and beat us into the dirt like they’ve been doing for years. They’re just not good enough. Let’s slam it to them. Anybody that comes into that stadium wearing an orange shirt ought to be prepared to be carried out on a stretcher and I don’t mean at the end of the game either.”
Like many of us, Ron is frustrated by Kentucky’s tendency to beat itself from time to time, namely with costly turnovers.
“These other teams — here it is — they are not good enough to beat us unless we help them. We’ve got to screw up, we have to continue these outrageous turnovers, we have to blow assignments, we have to mess up on special teams. They can’t beat unless we help them. Look at that Georgia game last year. We turned around and gave them a winning touchdown — FOOLS!”
The gang had to go to commercial break, but when they came back, Ron was still ranting, telling listeners how he wants to hand out t-shirts to the players and coaching staff that say, ‘DON’T BE STUPID.’
“The coaches have to put their own shirts on and the coaches’ shirts say, ‘DON’T BE STUPID.’ That’s what we’ve got to be. DON’T BE STUPID.”
FOOLS. This call may go down as one of my favorites in KSR history.