Ole Miss-43, Alabama-37

Ole Miss-43, Alabama-37

Before you start drawing conclusions about this post, read on. Anne is the assistant to the president at Trevecca Nazarene University. We have worked together in the same office suite for ten years. Anne went to college at Trevecca along with Denise and me. She is an outstanding administrator and a gift to the University. She makes me look better than I actually am.

But Anne has one glaring flaw as a human being. She is a die-hard “Roll Tide” Alabama football fan. She genuflects at the mention of Bear Bryant. I often remind her that one of our friends, Morris, grew up in Alabama, but is now a leading administrator at Ole Miss. And he seems very happy.

And I, of course, am an Ole Miss fan from the grand state of Mississippi, home of Faulkner, Oprah, Favre, and Elvis. We’re so famous down there that we don’t even need two names for people to know who we are.

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