Today is the final game that the Cincinnati seniors will play at home. It's been a long road for all of them. It's gotta be bittersweet to see it coming to an end. Since I wasn't a player, I asked someone who was about the emotion, the preparation, and the stories behind senior day. That man is Randy Martinez.
Randy was a guard on last year's team. He was a team captain. They called him Mr McSaucey. Is that the best nickname of all time? Maybe. One of the center pieces of last year's team was gracious enough to share his time with me on this busy Thanksgiving week. Thank you to Randy. Thank you to everyone reading this. I hope your holiday was happy and safe.
How much did you think about your last game at Nippert Stadium during the week?
A lot. It was in the front of my mind the whole week. Being one of the only schools in the nation that practices and plays its games in the same stadium, you build a lot of memories over 5 years. Alex Hoffman, Evan Davi...