Generally, if a football player “chokes” it refers to someone not being able to deliver with the game on the line. Many times, this falls in the category of a team that’s favored not being able to close the deal against another equally good team.
That’s where this story takes an interesting turn. Kentucky, almost never favored in any contest that combine the words “foot” and “ball,” was involved in an incident of a player choking. Even more interesting was that it wasn’t a kicker or a quarterback. Instead, it was a lineman.
Starting Center for the Kentucky Wildcats, Matt McCutchen spent five hours in the emergency room and missed practice when he choked on a piece of chicken.
This Kentucky is not affiliated with that Kentucky, no sir…
One can only imagine that the one and only Colonel Sanders is behind the whole thing. If you look at the signs, it was inevitable. KFC’s colors, although including some blue, consists mostly of Louiville’s red and white. The Colonel himself is from Henryville, Indiana (just across the river from Louisville). Coincidence? I think not.
Everyone Lots of people Someone, somewhere knows that the rivaly between Louisville and Lexington is one that transcends age, race, gender, and apparently, death, as Colonel Sanders, reached up from the grave with his power over chickens, and tried to kill the UK center.
Let this serve as a warning to all UK players: even though it says Kentucky in the name, it doesn’t mean it’s yours.
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