Like the good blogger/tailgater I am, I made sure to bring a camera down to San Diego for the Holiday Bowl. 54b will be along in the next few days with a full trip diary, but for now, a gallery of photos from the fun, starting with the pregame tailgate, working our way to game night. Special thanks to 54b for caption contributions.
And if you're wondering whether the gentleman below has business cards that say "The Hollywood Texan," the answer is yes.
E! True Hollywood Story: Please meet the "Hollywood Texan." Alleged claim to fame: "I kissed a girl who had kissed Mathew McConaughey and she said I was better." (We'll take his word for it.)
Rule #17: Never show up to a tailgate empty handed.
Rule #38: Make sure your balloon animal skills are not rusty.
Rule #43: No cockblocking: Don't tell the ladies your brother is a Web
Rule #69: Only bring one rubber; the family pack makes the chicks
Rule #76: No excuses. Drink like a Champion.
WARNING: This van makes several stops.
The police often question him just because they find him interesting.
His Daisy Dukes alone have experienced more than a lesser man's entire wardrobe.
His breath smells like purgatory.
He is the most interesting man in the World...
He doesn't always drink beer, but when he does, he prefers to recycle.
Stay Thirsty My Friends
You can't expect your team to win the game on the field if the fans don't win the pre-game in the parking lot...no word on whether this was an official Beer Pong table, but I think it came with a trailer hitch.
54b demonstrates that you have to enter the Spirit World if you expect to get by Checkpoint Carlos and San Diego's Elite undetected.
Nothing says "Stay Classy" like using an infant as an excuse to start up a conversation and take a hotty pants' picture.
Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk, I'm a Longhorn fan, no time to talk.
Somewhere on the UT sideline, Chris Jessie rocks back and forth in the fetal position...meanwhile, on the other sideline, Rudy Carpenter has his Brian Orakpo's shoe surgically removed from his ass.