Good early morning! How’s the hangover?
Feels bizarre to not have some Friday content—here’s a little news and commentary from all over the vast entire world of higher education soccer:
A Pyrrhic (Ethical) Victory?
Minnesota gave a relatively eco-friendly Ohio State all they could manage in Minneapolis past night, with Mohamed Ibrahim rolling up 163 yards and 2 TDs on 30 carries. Let us just take a second to enjoy what that looked like very first…
…because Ibrahim has just about certainly—so say the serious doctors on Twitter—torn his Achilles tendon and is finished for the 12 months. There’s video out there if you want to look at it. In its place, could I advocate just remembering the excellent times?
Of course, then we remind ourselves that Ohio State is just even bigger and a lot quicker than your crew and how slim the margins that enabled 55-24 and 49-20 definitely have been:
I experienced the prospect to tailgate in Large amount 37 with some relatives and friends yesterday and this was the correct dialogue we had—you will believe your workforce is hanging with Ohio Condition, the glimmer of an upset appears, and then they mainly just run 4 verts and participate in 500 since they fucking can.
Here’s hoping for a wonder with Mo Ibrahim, however. What a reduction for the Gophers and for the conference.
Tough to CHOP all that h2o
Rutgers’ game with Temple was postponed to Saturday at 11am CT immediately after the remnants of Hurricane Ida conquer the residing shit out of the Northeast. I stated some of the carnage in DWTWT, but, uh…
Stay safe, all our Jersey close friends. Hope power’s again on soon if it is not presently.
FCS UPSETS GALORE!
- Due to the fact you had been most likely looking at Minnesota-Ohio Condition, you skipped FCS #21 UC Davis upsetting a Tulsa Golden Hurricane squad that was rated a superior sum of 2020.
- Like somebody told you, even though, when Gophers-Buckeyes was performed the fireworks kept up on Stadium—a free application to download for Roku, and many others.—as the BLOOD EAGLES of Japanese Washington (FCS #14) took a sizable fanbase from Cheney down to Allegiant Stadium and upset UNLV in 2OT (immediately after blowing a 20-6 guide) with a great halt on UNLV’s 2-level conversion:
Could the South Dakota Coyotes pull off that magic at Kansas tonight, or could the as soon as-favored (now CSU -3) South Dakota Point out Jackrabbits (FCS #4, defending FCS runners-up) pull off a major win versus Steve Addazio’s Rams in Fort Collins?
Give us your Mentor Conveyance
Incredibly hot off the successes of the Lane Practice at Florida Atlantic, the UCF Citronauts—36-31 winners more than Boise Point out driving a 21-issue comeback and career rushing night time from Northwestern transfer Isaiah Bowser—are riding the Gus Bus:
Which is most likely potential Nebraska Cornhuskers HC Gus Malzahn, in situation you have currently overlooked.
We had our very own suggestions for how the rest of Florida can preserve up with the Owls’ and Citronauts’ rhyming conveyances.
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Will Gus Malzahn be the upcoming mentor of the Nebraska Cornhuskers?
No, but he will be a upcoming mentor of the Huskers—and I vow to demonstrate this choose in the reviews
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