There is nothing a coach loves more than someone in the media, even a former football player in the media, telling a coach’s team that it can’t beat another team. You know, the haters or the doubters or the non-believers. The coach especially loves it when his team proves the media person wrong.
Last night at the Sugar Bowl, that coach was Louisville’s Charlie Strong and that media person was ESPN’s David Pollack, the former Georgia linebacker who predicted that Florida would win by 15 but it would feel like a 30-point win.
Afterward, Strong had his told-you-so moment.