Can we officially make IU part of the revenge tour?

Submitted by TK on November 6th, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Not that I’m looking past the mighty Scarlet Knights, but 3 straight nail biters against IU has got me thinking we need to take some aggression out on the Hoosiers next Saturday as well. 

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Indy Pete - Go Blue

November 6th, 2018 at 2:01 PM ^

1987 = their last victory over Michigan 

Sorry, I just can’t see justifying putting this team on the revenge tour. 

Our players will take this game seriously, and we will take care of them - easily. 

And for the record, I am looking past the scarlet Rutger. 

oriental andrew

November 6th, 2018 at 3:50 PM ^

Remember the times when Indiana would inexplicably have some great running backs, like Jordan Howard, Devine Redding, and Tevin Coleman? Kinda like Minnesota's most recent golden years when Glen Mason could churn out some serious backs like Maroney and Barber. Hated playing against those guys. 

 

VAGenius

November 6th, 2018 at 5:02 PM ^

I CAN JUSTIFY IT!

I was at that 1987 game. In the second quarter, after we scored the FG to go up 10-7, we were celebrating when some IU idiot tossed an empty liquor bottle down the stands. It hit the Michigan fan next to me, broke in half, and the jagged half-bottle hit me in the head.

Both of us had to go down the First Aid as we were bleeding heavily. We heard Indiana score in the Q3 drive to go up 14-10 on the radio in the first aid room. Eventually they decided we need to go to the hospital and we got taken by an IU cop who had 6-8 empty beer cans in the front seat. I was getting woozy and my buddy asked him to put on the siren to get there faster and all he said was "Gotta move with the traffic son".

We lost the game. Me and the guy next to me got multiple stitches and a head bandage and I spent the rest of the night getting razzed by IU fans making fun of my injury.

I haven't forgotten it and have been very happy to watch every victory over IU since. It's my own personal "revenge tour".

mGrowOld

November 6th, 2018 at 2:03 PM ^

No.

But we can make the team watch video of the 1986 Minnesota game and remind them of what can happen when you look past an opponent.

Harbaugh knows that game better than anybody.

robpollard

November 6th, 2018 at 2:33 PM ^

Just to emphasize this point -- and focus it on Rutgers, our actual next game -- a 9-0, #2 in the nation Michigan team led by Jim Harbaugh managed to lose, at home, to a Minnesota team that earlier in the year lost 63-0 to Oklahoma *and* 33-0 to Ohio State *and* 52-23 to Michigan State.

One game at a time, take nothing for granted.

Stuck in Utah

November 6th, 2018 at 2:04 PM ^

What could we possibly have against Indiana? Decent school, cordial fans, and we pretty much always beat them. All in all, when I think of Indiana, I generally have good memories with no animosity.

ak47

November 6th, 2018 at 2:18 PM ^

I'm terrified of that game being close. Not that we will lose but will just have so much anxiety from a close game and get a stupid injury late. Hell I'd advocate for starting Peters at Rutgers this week I'm so scared of getting Patterson to OSU healthy.

jtmc33

November 6th, 2018 at 2:21 PM ^

Right after they have the audacity to score on our defense ... then yes.  Then all hell shall rain down upon their souls in full revenge for their defeating our defense on that one drive.  

Indy Pete - Go Blue

November 6th, 2018 at 3:06 PM ^

 That was the JOK gets one long run on a third down to clinch the victory game - Wilton was out and our offense was abysmal.  Then it turned into a snow globe with Frank Sinatra singing ‘let it snow’ over the PA system.  Priceless memories with my sons and dad - the only time that foursome has attended a game all together.  I remember Jabrill peppers was dancing in the end zone waiting to return a kick. He would fit in so well with this team with his unrelenting confidence. 

jabberwock

November 6th, 2018 at 8:16 PM ^

Watching the 300lb manly football players making snow angels in the end zone was awesome.  Mature for their age, shouldering responsibility and intense pressure on a daily basis and then . . . acting like the kids they actually still are.

Just fun to see.