"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
Unverified Voracity 8/16
Tambellini article from Pitts. I have no comment, other than more swearing. So just infer some swearing here.
Howard's end has come at Northwestern. DE Loren Howard will have season-ending surgery and transfer(!!!) to Arizona State. Strange and horrible for the Wildcats. My revised Northwestern preview: "Why God, why?"
Uh... Tom Brady, uh... er. Well. Um. Look, here:
'I hate that golden boy image,'' Brady tells writer David Kamp. ''I don't look at myself that way at all! For me to believe I can't do anything wrong, I think that's all bull(expletive). I'm 27 years old, I go do the same (expletive) every 27-year-old guy does, I mean, I drink, I ... ''
''Search the Internet for porn?'' Kamp inquires.
''Everything,'' Brady declares, ''I am no different.''
For the record, I'm 26.
Speaking of tingling sensations, I got one reading this Athlon article focusing on Hart, Henne, and Breaston. Not even the prospect of mobile quarterbacks galloping through our secondary can dim my excitement for the upcoming season. Stewart Mandel's Big Ten preview is up. He has us third. A case can be made for that, but there's not enough content to really pick apart. Take it with a grain of salt.
IBFC has a rundown of last year's preseason buzz, its accuracy, and what it implies for this year's buzz. As always, worth your time.