somehow we're only 124th
A nice thing to see as we go into the weekend: Brock Mealer walking by himself.
Video is from Barwis Methods' Facebook page. What an awesome blessing that we have someone like Brock (and Mike) around here.
Reading Retro Blue on Maize & Brew and came across this film from the International Bowl.
I already had high hopes for Funchess and now even more so after this very impressive film.
As many know former FBI Agent Greg Stejskal comes and talks to the team each year, warning them of the many dangers out there for players, gambling primarily. Entering his 30th year doing it for the team he's written a brief article about his experiences with the coaches over the years.
Plus he has a killer last line quote of John Wayne he uses. (Or is that the "Fightin' John Waynes"...?)
Police scanner: Ambulance crews responded to Schembechler Hall minutes ago for a report of a football player with a spinal injury.
Thoughts and prayers
Injured player was freshman DL Ondre Pipkins. Had movement of extremities was taken to hospital for precautionary reasons.
The FCS has expanded its playoff format. I know it is all about the money in FBS, but it still seems to make so much sense to actually have a playoff.
EDIT: For reference the DivII and III tournaments let in 20 teams currently. The top 4 teams get a buy in the first round.