Beating Iowa Saturday will give us a realistic shot at a Florida bowl, either Gator or Outback. Tampa Bay would be hyped to welcome Lovie back, in which case we will hold an all-Illini open house New Years Eve.
Detroit News commentary on Dantonio:
Henning: Mark Dantonio is a Michigan State legend, but it's time to move on
So now we know why your institutional memory is so brief, Youngster! By contrast, this old fart was at the 1979 game in Colorado Springs, cheering with mixed emotions what would turn out to be one of our only 2 wins in what thankfully was Mo’s last season. (We also beat the school up north...
Whoa - you’re wrong there. Asmussen called the Wisky win in that morning’s paper. At least one called it on Illini Board. And - unlike Dude and others (even Robert), a few here steadfastly defended the process even as you and dozens of others had written Lovie off as incompetent. So let’s...
I actually rank it with Michigan 1983 for program impacting moments. That Rose Bowl clinching win confirmed “the 80s belong to the Illini”. Hopefully this game foreshadows a similar theme for “the 20s”. Celebrated that one with BFF Bob Auler. Wish he’d still been with us to enjoy this moment.