I lived next door to All-American DB Craig Swoope and All-Big-Ten DB Mike Heaven freshman year, Fall '84. Lovely, kind guys. I recall thinking occasionally after chatting with one or the other that if they ever hit me running full speed on a football field they would likely kill me. And no amount of protective equipment could save me.If someone asked me to play QB against Iowa I would say no thank you. Really let's be honest any position that involves getting hit by D1 football players would be a pass.
Cue SNL Bears fans skit:If Altimeter (that's supposed to be Luke's name but my phone knows better than me what I'm trying to type apparently ) throws for 400 yards today, is it safe to assume JP would have thrown for 800?
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Game ratings from BCf Toys are "are opponent-adjusted data representing the value generated per possession in each game relative to an average team performance on a neutral field against an average opponent."
- Iowa just played their best game of the year by versus Rutgers.
- Illinois has improved over the last four games, but those efforts are below the level of all but two or three of Iowa's performances.
- This analysis indicated that Iowa should be more then a 3-point favorite.
- Let's play the game anyway. I L L !
I trust your judgment and wisdom implicitly. After all, you're a Hall of Fame coach and have been sitting across Fourth Street watching the practice field for nearly 66 seasons.Sometimes games don’t go at all as you think. What if we pass like crazy and put them in an early hole?
I think zuppke's record predicting games this season is 5-5. Not too shabbyI trust your judgment and wisdom implicitly. After all, you're a Hall of Fame coach and have been sitting across Fourth Street watching the practice field for nearly 66 seasons.
And then there's that call you made in advance of the Maryland game last month that everyone was convinced we'd drop like a sack of concrete.