Aubserver Mailbag 78: Circle The Wagons
This week: Launchpad games, Jabari Smith inception, lived experiences, controversial hats, adult jerseys, baddies, kitchen skills and to-go orders
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Folks, we are back. Thank you for paying.
Ferg is somewhere in a desert — sweet boy.
Understandably, I saw an opportunity to make this week about me. So I invited my friends on the podcast and decided to do a disproportionate amount of Painter content here.
There are a pleasantly correct amount of questions in the mailbag. This mailbag has inception, lived experiences, controversial hats, adult jerseys, baddies, kitchen skills and to-go orders.
What's the game this year in football that will affect the trajectory of this team most? AKA a won will be a launchpad, but a loss will be a gut punch.
I don’t believe there is one. However, to avoid a total cop out I’ll say this:
I’d listen to someone who said Penn State. It’s in the first month and is the team’s first test. However, there’s something about losing an early-season game to a non-conference opponent that allows plenty of room for correction.
I’ll add that an ugly home loss is probably an ind…