To the surprise of absolutely nobody – you can’t count the faux shock of his studio mates – on last night’s ESPN Bowl Mania (yeah, ugh) Mark May picked Hawaii to win the Sugar Bowl.
“I’m the one in charge,” Smart said with a shrug. “… It was a momentum game, and we certainly lost the momentum there with some really, really uncharacteristic, dumb penalties. Between the penalties and the fact that they were more physical than us on both lines of scrimmage. That’s on me. We’ve got to get up and go get better.”– AJC, 11/11/17