And yet, as untenable as it may seem to us Southerners, some people may actually be oblivious to the fact that the NCAA’s SEC (Southeastern Conference) football scheule actually kicks off this coming Saturday. We pray for such folks!
In the meantime, if you yourself are unaccustomed to this time- honored ritual, and find yourself in need of either an introduction to, or else a refresher course on, this great American pastime, who better to introduce you to it than Andy Griffith himself!
Long before he made it big in either Hollywood or Television, he recorded several comedy pieces. One of these, released in 1953, is the classic piece titled “What It Was, Was Football!” I post it here as a refresher for anyone in need of a greater acquaintance with the pigskin sport...