the biggest thing for me is just that he wasn't recruited as Tom Brady 2.0 by anyone. In RR's mind (from what I know of his system) he was recruited to scare defenses with his running enough to open up wide open passes, which were the passes he was expected to hit. When called on to do this, he's done a pretty good job.
"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."