Anyway, the game turned out to be an instant classic as the Spartans squeaked out a 26-20 overtime victory after squandering a 14-point fourth-quarter lead. I was nervous enough to not even enjoy the catered lunch -- which should tell you a lot.
The static camera shot apparently did little to keep my 5-11 frame in the picture as I desperately tried to give the good people over at BTN the reaction shots they'd need. But, my actual face isn't exactly my best feature.
Here's what went down:
You can look at "Friday Night Tailgate" on, you guessed it, Friday nights at 11 p.m. ET or 10 p.m. Chicago time. It's actually quite funny and features the always well-groomed Mike Hall, who has been known to throw down an opinion or two around here.