By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
God has a tremendous sense of humor.
Four years ago, in the fall of 2014, I was watching my beloved South Carolina Gamecocks play the University of Tennessee. Yes, I realize I was one of the few people in Tennessee pulling for the Gamecocks that night. The game was excruciatingly close. Several times late in the game, South Carolina would pull ahead of Tennessee and it looked like we might win. But every time we went ahead, Tennessee would respond, usually behind the passing or running of quarterback Joshua Dobbs.
Dobbs was a one-man wrecking crew that night, accounting for five touchdowns as Tennessee won that game, 45-42 in overtime. My heart was broken. Needless to say, I wasn’t a Dobbs fan, although I had to admire his grit and determination. He refused to lose that game. [Read more…]