As you might expect, the crowd outside the UK locker room was huge, and Drew and I were right next to the golf carts when the Harrisons, Willie, Karl and Coach Cal left for the press conference. Karl had his arm around Willie and Aaron had a towel draped over his face. I couldn’t bring myself to take any pictures, but practically everyone else did, including Matt Norlander, who snapped that unforgettable one of Aaron up there. I had planned on going into the locker room as some sadistic form of closure, but as the media horde swarmed in, I got halfway in and turned around. I’m not made for that.
Once back at the press conference, the players were noticeably upset, heads in hands and shiny-eyed. They clearly wanted to be anywhere but here, but if you take anything away from tonight, take this picture: