September 08, 2012

It's Football Time in Oklahoma

Six-year-old Lincoln Dutcher
It was 13 years ago this month that this photo of Lincoln was taken and that Bob Stoops coached his first game at Oklahoma. The little towhead went to that first home game, and he's been to every one of them since. We won 77 of them, and lost 3.

I've been to all but two of those games with him (back surgery!), and this evening we're headed to Norman with Jack Henry, Mary Margaret, Lillie, and our friend Grace to watch the number-one program in the BCS era take on Florida A&M. My dad's not coming to this game, but it turns out his cousin is serving as the voice of the team's introduction video. The actor and director Ed Harris, an Academy Award nominee for his roles in Apollo 13, The Truman Show, The Hours, and Pollock, is a big Sooner fan:

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