- the Front Range
You know what’s funny, some preseason polls and talk had us at dead last in the West. We may not agree, but others still think we are the doormat. Our OL is going to be stunningly good. Brandon Peters should have a fortress of protection with a solid set of weapons to throw to. Hopefully the Offense has good chemistry and really let’s loose. We’ll shock some people.Appalachian State winning at Michigan gets the nod for #1 in my book.
I'd suggest googling the Top 100 NCAA football upsets of all time for a complete list --- all of which are games much, much, much more stunning than an Illini victory would be this year. Keep in mind we have an experienced roster, and we're roughly Top 10 in terms of returning production. We're not the floormat of the Big 10 in 2020.
I think the Iowa and especially the NW Losses to finish last season really took some of the polish off. I know we had some injuries but that’s all people remember.