Great expectations.Good title for a classic Charles Dickens novel.Not necessarily great if you are a college football team.Low expectations can inspire you, make you burn with something to prove. Frankly, it was a factor in Ed Orgeron going from merely being a placeholder as interim coach, when Les Miles was fired in 2016, to getting the job permanently by the end of the season.Great expectations can lead to overconfidence. For that we present Exhibit A: Troy 24, LSU 21, from Sept. 30, 2017. A date which will live in infamy. LSU opens up new $28 million football operations building; How did the sleeping pods get made? The idea for sleeping pods in LSU’s $28 million renovation of its football operations building came from a travel issue nearly three years ago. That result, a 21-17 loss to Notre Dame in the 2018 Citrus Bowl and a host of unanswered questions led to low expectations of the Tigers going into last season. At Southeastern Conference media days last year in Atlanta, LSU was picked to finish fifth in the SEC West. Not at all the kind of season that was suitable for enshrinement.The Tigers proved us experts wrong and took relish in… Read full this story
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