Hoke was coaching Ball State, QB Nate Davis, TB Miquale Lewis and WR Dahnte Love.
Nebraska had Bill Callahan, QB Sam Keller, TB Marlon Lucky, WRs Terrance Nunn and Maurice Purify, plus DT Ndamukong Suh.
Hoke's BSU team racked up 610 yards in total offense to Nebraska's 552.
BSU attempted a 55 yard field goal with 00:12 on the clock, but missed.
Excellent stat wrap of the game here: http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=1246678
After discussing with friends about the fan base unity in not tieing shoes in denards honor. We have since discussed not wearing long sleeves the rest of the season to work or to games and it seems to be catching on in Coach Hokes honor. Any grass roots interest from the mgoblog community?
Brian's latest weekly "Dressing Down of Borges" post, and I suppose the first 150 pages of "Three and Out" have got me to thinking. Besides the obvious record differential, just how has Borges's "grab bag" offense fared compared to last year's?
Through 8 games, it comes down to...Borges losing. 283-278, 5 points. To be fair to Borges, this assumes that Michigan wouldn't have scored in the fourth quarter against Western. So yeah, with equal time Borges's offense would probably be beating Rodriguez's.
Just for fun, I decided to look at the defenses through 8 games. You come up with Hoke winning 117-240, a difference of 123 points.
So yeah, that looks like a net difference of 118 points. We can argue strength of schedule I suppose, but Umass, Bowling Green, and Indiana weren't exactly loaded either. Age and experience caveats still apply.
In conclusion, Hoke Uber Ales. Cant wait to see that 2012 class suit up(or better yet-redshirt!) Gotta love the direction of this program.
Money quote from Craig Roh when asked for his definition of a Michigan Defense:
Michigan Defense is just dominating everything in every aspect of life.