My Football Obsession and Girls in the Game
October 6, 2014
Written by Dr. Francesca Catalano, faculty member, School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math at American Public University
My name is Francesca and I have an unusual obsession: for some reason I have become enamored with college football at a university I have never attended, taught for, or--until recently--even visited: Louisiana State University. I can’t really explain how this happened.
I have, however, developed a technically factual mythology that explains my obsession to those that ask me why I support LSU: I coincidentally was in NOLA during the national championship in 2004 and fell in love with the exuberance of the fans so I began to follow the team. One of my grandfathers was born in Louisiana, so I also feel a kindred spirit to the state. Additionally, none of the universities I attended had a football team and I have no allegiances there.
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