The two Presbyterian College professors who offer the “Religion of SEC Football” course open up about what that’s all about. There’s actually a little substance there… well, except for using the Clay Travis book, I suppose.
And I have to admit this struck a chord with me.
… This season, Barr won’t go to an Alabama game because his family has too many activities to prepare for his oldest daughter’s wedding. But he still loves the elation of counting down the days until football starts.
“I’ve thought recently, well, the Jewish New Year is in the fall and my dad would get so excited about all of it,” Barr said. “Maybe that’s just another way to see renewal. Maybe this is another thing that happens and another way to mark your time. I just feel young again with football. I love the renewal.”