"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."
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|2 days 17 hours ago||Offsides||
I think the issue on those was that our offsides caused the OL to flinch, so it's almost like a defensive false start and called immediately. I haven't heard much about it, but I remember someone saying that the PSU center was flinching with the ball pre-snap, which was pulling us offsides, but they weren't calling them for snap-infractions.
|2 days 17 hours ago||BUCK||
Are either of them BUCKs? At least Shelton I thought was an SDE...
|3 days 11 hours ago||Nauta||
One name I didn't see here; any news on Nauta? Or is there just Nauta lot of info right now?...
|6 days 11 hours ago||Punting||
Just saw osu's shanked punt that went off an msu player's helmet, and it got me thinking. What's the rule regarding when touching the ball makes it live? I.e., if you punt it into an opposing team's player, at what point on the field does that become a live ball? Past the line of scrimmage? It seems like that could end up being a crazy play at some point if the refs and punting team are paying attention, where a shank turns into a fumble recovery...
|6 days 12 hours ago||Bath Towel||
I guess Harbaugh went with the towel. You'd think a 5* RB could get the VHS...
|1 week 1 day ago||2010 Draft||
Looking back through, you're right, Tebow probably was the 2nd best qb from that draft. It's Bradford (who hasn't exactly been a world beater himself) and a whole lot of nothing after that. But damn, was that draft stacked at TE. Jermaine Gresham, Gronk, Jimmy Graham and Aaron Hernandez (I know, I know, but he did have a ton of success before shit hit the fan)...
|1 week 3 days ago||Coaching Staff||
Instead of focusing on the offensive staff, it almost seems like it's more interesting to look at the defensive staff when evaluating whether or not its wasteful to have a dedicated ST-only coach. I'll admit I'm still a little confused as to why our defensive coaches are set up like they are, having separate coaches for safeties and corners and then just two coaches covering DL, LB and coordinator duties. If you had told me in advance that we have two DB coaches, I'd have thought for sure we'd then have 5 total on the defensive side, with one for DL, LB and the coordinator helping somewhere in the middle.
It's obviously more difficult when you have Baxter who's regarded as just about the top ST coach in the country, but if it were a lesser coach I'd almost certainly feel like the spot would be better spent helping out at DL/LB.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||2007 Illinois||
Which, to be fair, was their Rose Bowl year, but man the hate was strong from a team that had been 8-38 the four previous years...
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Frank Clark||
Speaking of rookies, has anyone heard anything about Frank Clark lately? He was getting a lot of talk at the beginning of the of the fall, but I haven't really heard anything about him recently.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Scholarships||
Of all the potential reforms to college sports, I wish they'd allow school to give out full scholarships to all of the scholarship athletes in all sports, instead of having to split up a much smaller number.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||TD Replay Overturn||
Nope, he was reacting to them overturning the second of the three consecutive runs that got reviewed...
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Michigan Marching Band||
Random question, but does anyone know the song the Michigan Marching Band has played mid-4th quarter the past few games. It sounds like a theme to something, and it's not something I remember them playing in past seasons so it seems like a new addition to their playlist of songs like Kashmir/Black Dog, Cascada mix, Can't Turn You Loose, Shout, etc.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Jake Butt||
No Jake Butt; list invalid...
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Lawrence Marshall||
Has anyone heard anything about him? I feel like he was getting early hype, and then seemed to fall off a cliff.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Brian||
When did Brian stop doing TWIS?
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Swearing||
I guess it's only the BYU players, not fans, that swear...
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Michael Davis (#15)||
No shit Michael Davis (#15) was "injured last game." He got run over by a freight train...
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Chesson||
Chesson with another crushing block on the second Rudock TD run...
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Leer||
Will power and a mean stare? Sounds like some teams are using the leer defense, and are about to go from this...
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Coaching||
Exactly. I feel like there was an article about O'Korn, talking about how the Houston coaches changed his mechanics and Harbaugh's changing them back.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Gardner||
The hype for Gardner was huge because Gardner's potential was huge. Horrid coaching and a non-existant OL are what derailed his career. Put him with Harbaugh and a functional OL and I'd be willing to bet his last two years are lightyears different...
|9 weeks 3 days ago||UNLV Game||
Pretty sure he was right up in the front of the student section for the UNLV game, with LeVert, Spike and I think MAAR. Sadly not as animated as Denard and Roundtree were, though...
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Box||
I caught some of the jersey/no jersey discussion but I must have missed the precursor. Were you up there to film? And how did you pull that off?
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Well...Bye||
|10 weeks 4 days ago||LDS||
BYU is a Mormon school...
|12 weeks 2 days ago||Kinnick||
Anything beats Kinnick...
|12 weeks 2 days ago||Away Games||
1998 Rose Bowl
2003 Outback Bowl
2006 Notre Dame
2013 Penn St.
Had a nice string going before Penn St. Hopefully it'll get back on track this year at Maryland...
|12 weeks 3 days ago||Congrats||
Not gonna lie though, that hurts. Wonder why he decided to transfer. Was it just scheme?
|12 weeks 3 days ago||LSU||
LSU did it (because of course), although it was called back for a stupid celebration penalty...
|13 weeks 9 hours ago||Pssh||
Pssh, everyone knows that an AD isn't supposed to ask what fans want, he's supposed to tell them...