Sunday, November 13, 2011

On to the Superbowl!!

I'm just going to warn you ahead of time....there are lots of pics and I'm an extremely proud mama!


Cade's football season has been amazing.  They were undefeated until 2 weeks ago when we lost to the Prairieville Broncos.  It was a tough loss, made tougher that the officials were completely one-sided.  (I won't get into that....just know that it's been documented).  We also lost last week's game.  But we made it into the playoffs, which were yesterday.  Guess who we played?  Yep...the Broncos!  We wanted this game so bad!  (So bad that I bought Cade new cleats 3 days ago.  His were not gripping anymore and we were not going to lose this game because I was too cheap to buy new cleats!!)

Going into halftime, we were down 14-0!  I was worried, and thought we might not be able to recover...but we did!  We won the game 20-14.  Our last touchdown was scored with 30 seconds left on the game clock (a pass from Cade).  It was amazing!!  I am so proud of the entire team for working together for this comeback win.  Of course, I have some highlight pics of my favorite #12!!

Bare with me...I took over 500 pics at this game! I guess that's what happens when I don't have 3 yr. olds distracting me :) playoff-0650ps playoff-0802ps playoff-0794ps playoff-0982 playoff-0792ps playoff-1020

Watch this next series of 3 pics.

He really smoked this kid.  Do you see what he did after?  He tapped on his helment like a drum :)  When I saw it happen, I knew there must be a story behind why he did it.  I asked him last night, but he said he didn't know why he did it.  A part of me didn't like it because it comes of cocky, but he has boys cussing him out there and doing very ugly things when they tackle him.  This was an amazing hit and the energy was definitely shifting our way.  If that's his way of "retaliating" a little...I'm good with that.
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PATRIOTS WIN!!!  20-14
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I love this. 

My sweet baby boy.  Everything he does, he does with all his might.  This game was a sweet reward for all the hard work he has put in!  (and for mama shelling out $30 for new cleats!!  lol...)
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Now it's time to get back to work preparing for the biggest game next week.  This team is tough, but I can guarantee, they won't work harder than we will this week!!

BTW...I already have a sitter lined up...NO distractions :)


Julia said...

Love this post! Congratulations to Cade and his team. :-)

KandK said...

I think Cade just may very well be the next Tom Brady!! I love all the football photo's. You did a great job capturing the "moment", it almost feels like we were there. Especially LOVE the first photo:)

Congrats to Cade and his team!

Good Luck next week!!

God Bless,

The Payne Family Blog said...

CONGRATULATIONS PATS!!! My son's team just WON their super bowl last night!!! Hope you meet the same fate!!!


Lauren McG said...

Cade definitely leaves it all on the proud. I love all the pics, but the praying one is my favorite. You captured the game for us...let me know where the next game is...I wanna go!!! Sadie enjoyed seeing you too.

Suzanne said...

LOVE THIS POST!! Being a southern girl .... I know the pride of a mama and her boy and their FOOTBALL! Congratulations to Cade and his team! And, to a mama spending the 30 bucks on cleats. Your photography is amazing! Felt like I was watching the highlights in slow motion.

BTW... it would be great if your college team goes light on MY college team next week. tee hee hee

DiJo said...

WOOHOO Patriots!!!!!! So excited for you, and I wish I could be with your "relaxed" Mama in the stands next week cheering you on!!!!! I can't get over how professional that football field looks for such a young bunch!! But clearly they are playing like the big boys!!!

I hope you get the big Superbowl Victory next week!!!!!
If you do, I think I will hear your Mama all the way up here!!!


3 Peanuts said...

Congratulations on this big win!!! Cade looks like such a natural on the field:) I hope they win the big game next week!!! GREAT shots, Jen!

Stacy said...

Yea Cade!!!!!
Way to go!!!!!
LOVE the pics!!

Stacy said...

hey cade, its trey from china, nice game. it cracked me up when you tapped on his helmet! ha ha!

Shannon said...

Awesome pics Jennifer!! Congrats to the Patriots!! Praying you take home the BIG trophy next week!! And love the drum taps on the helmet, that was awesome!!

Sharon said...

How awesome! Congratulations to Cade and his team. Fantastic pictures too!

Football and Fried Rice said...

Awesome!!! I love this post! I know you are so proud!

Jennifer said...

Go Cade!! I know you are one proud mama~
You got some great shots! Distractions and all :)

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