I think I’ve told you all that I worked for 31+ years with the brother (an attorney) of Dr. Jeff Randall (one of the team surgeons). Last year after the loss to Oregon, he promised me a ticket if we got to SA. After I retired in July, from time to time I would check in with him and once sent him a photo posted by D. Beatty that showed a picture of his nephew (his namesake - Preston Randall) going off to the Navy Seal program. SO, after we beat Duke I texted him and he responded how much fun that was. Dr. R and his wife get 2 free tickets and then he gets an extra 6. So when Preston and I talked on Monday, he said he had to find out if their mom/dad were coming from AZ and that he would call me back. So last night getting ready for bed I had been kinda bummed all day because I still hadn’t heard from him and thought that meant bad news, and wanted to text him all day to say “Go ahead and give me the bad news”, but he called at 9:50 and said I was in!!! I am so pumped. His other brother and 2 of his kids are going, along with me and Preston, and then his wife (who has a commitment already and won’t go to the game) is going to come down to SA separately with their daughter to have lunch and the daughter will stay with us while she goes back to Austin for a Deppak Chopra (sp?) show and their daughter will ride back with Preston and me. I am going to meet him at his house at 8:00 am so we can get down there to enjoy the atmosphere. That makes for a really long day, but I am so excited to experience it all. Rewind to 2011 when we were down there and we were right there in the team hotel and had all the connections. We will be doing the same thing here. The tickets are for all 3 games, so when we win, I am also in for Monday’s game too!
So, anybody else going to be there that I could run into?