Papa’s main role though, as ordered by Will, was to “do the halftime show.” One time last week Will even began to worry about whether Papa would flake: “I’m worried Papa’s not a good rememberer,” he said. “I’m worried he’s going to forget to do the halftime show.”
Papa declined to twirl batons or dance with pom poms but he did bring a boom-box and rally some moms for a ragged version of the “Cupid Shuffle” while their sons looked on in bewilderment. Out of respect for those of us involved, we’ll omit photos on that one.
But here are some some highlights from the football action.