Friday, January 30, 2009

Sister Super Bowl Picks Steelers

The Chicago Tribune profiles a local nun who has been predicting the outcome of the Super Bowl for 23 years now, and has a 17-6 record. I wonder if she has a fantasy football team.

Here is the story: "Divine Prediction For the Super Bowl.",0,5824918.story

For some reason this reminds me of a line spoke by Coach Dan Devine in the movie "Rudy:" "Our Lady of Victory, Pray for us."

Sister Jean predicts a 23-17 Steeler victory. I agree with her prediction, though I am biased, since the Steeler's Coach, Mike Tomlin, is a William and Mary graduate. Tomlin played wide receiver for the Tribe and averaged over 20 yards per catch. His rise to coaching, including his years at William and Mary, is discussed here: