Well, they did it. The Rebels are finally going to the College World Series. After 42 years of not making it, they’ve done it by beating Louisiana-Lafayette in the Super Regional.
You have to hand it to them – they beat a team twice that we couldn’t beat once. They deserve to be there, but I don’t have to be happy about it. And I’m not, I hope they get their brains beat in while in Omaha.
O.M.A.H.A. is over. It was fun while it lasted. The acronym took off over the last 10 years while Ole Miss got close so many times only to fall short. Then MSU would get close every now and then and make it. The Rebels were choke artists who couldn’t win the big one while the Bulldogs excelled on the biggest stage.
Mississippi State made the CWS eight times from 1973-2013 (OM’s drought). Omaha was a place we knew about, but they didn’t….so O.M.A.H.A. was the perfect way to rub their nose in it.
We’ll put our teasing aside as it has run it’s course. Good luck to Ole Miss, and by that I mean I hope you arrive safely and you thoroughly enjoy the BBQ after playing two games in Omaha, and then have a safe flight back.
— Joel Coleman (@JoelTColeman) June 10, 2014