You will read and hear much about the Nick Foles story over the next two weeks: from football free agent, to Philadelphia Eagles back-up quarterback, to NFL playoffs hero, to Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis.
Sports broadcaster extraordinaire Dick Enberg died during the Christmas holidays – Dec. 21 to be exact – at the age of 82. He brought such joy to most sports fans' lives, including this one, his passing should not go without comment.
Naturally my first comment: “Dick Enberg, is gone. Oh my!”
• Not to belittle Mississippi State's monumental effort in a heart-wrenching, 31-24 defeat to No. 1-ranked Alabama last Saturday night, but the Crimson Tide has some serious issues at linebacker. If not solved, Alabama will have a difficult time even making the college football playoffs.