A book came out this year called, “God and Football: Faith and Fanaticism in the SEC.” As an alumnus of the Univ. of Georgia, when I saw the title I thought to myself, “There’s a difference?”
(Judge, attorney are Auburn fans - pics of their daughters)
So today’s story out of Alabama from the BIRMINGHAM NEWS about a trial being delayed in favor of the Auburn national championship game is surprising only in that it’s just the first case so far that has been delayed because of the BCS date.
The case involves prominent Birmingham attorney - and Auburn fan - Michael Mulvaney. With U.S. District Judge Kristi DuBose set to kickoff a trial in which Mulvaney was to represent Hartford Insurance in a civil case in federal court in Mobile, the lawyer filed a motion Wednesday requesting that the trial scheduled for January begin on Jan. 17. Read more…