Can you smell the roses?

Normally I wouldn't waste my time reading about the putrid Gopher football team. They've gone from being a boring, marginally competent Big Ten also-ran to a squad that deserves to be relegated to the Pop Warner league. That game against Miami (Ohio) University a couple of weeks ago has to rank among the most incompetent displays in the history of organized sports. Listening to it on the radio I thought

Dave Lee

was going to hang himself before the final whistle.

But I noticed this headline the other day in the Pi Press--"Criticism Comes Early for Brewster"--and couldn't help myself. Who would have the temerity to criticize the great leader of "Gopher Nation"? The man who will lead the Gophers back to Rose Bowl glory? Unfortunately, the answer is no one. The piece does not quote a single source saying a single critical word about the first year coach.

So let me be the first: The only team that Tim Brewster is qualified to lead is the cheerleading squad.

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