As the Art of Manliness states, “the most dangerous part of wrestling an alligator is getting on its back.”
The key to success for BYU is to not fall behind early while Florida is concentrating all their energy on Jimmer. If BYU's supporting players heat up, the pressure on Jimmer will relax and the Cougars should have an easy time gator wrestling.
With BYU set to take on Florida in the Sweet 16, it seemed like a good time to discuss the skills and techniques needed to wrestle an alligator.
As several online guides attest, “Gator wrestling is a dangerous and exciting activity. People learn to wrestle a gator for survival, personal satisfaction, or showmanship.”
In BYU’s case, it’s all three; survival in the NCAA Tournament, personal satisfaction of matching BYU’s best NCAA run in school history, and a little showmanship by Jimmer Fredette and company...