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2011 New Era Pinstripe Bowl: Iowa St. -vs- Rutgers

Finally my turn to get into the action, with writing a bowl preview.  Always fun to watch football games in baseball stadiums. The Basics: Friday, December 30th from Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY at 3:30 PM EST. The game will be televised on ESPN pitting Iowa St (6-6) vs. Rutgers (8-4). History: Last year saw the […]

The Week That Were: 10.01.11

Given their recent decision to disband, several people recommended REM tunes for this week’s soundtrack, from the obvious to the more fatalistic. However, we like to keep it upbeat here at TWTW, so this week’s post was written with this R&B classic in mind. In many ways, this was a weekend to forget, as eight […]

The Week That Were- 9.17.11

Well, after a loss there really is only one choice for this week’s soundtrack… Just be thankful I didn’t go all Broadway on you. I know that there were exciting things on the field to talk about, but the big story brings us to… This week in EXPAND-A-PALOOZA: Well, well, well- Saturday awoke to the […]

Silver Bullet Points Shows You What You Missed

Note: As I was typing this, news broke of the Japanese earthquake. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people in the entire Pacific rim… give a bit of perspective about what might be important in life. Can’t blame Buckeye fans for being a little out of the loop regarding other news in the […]

The Week That Were: 10.16.10

Yup, it was a difficult weekend… but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a spot of fun, right? Not a good Saturday around the old Casa Del Mali, which started when Nebraska found out that the option doesn’t work against a defense with speed. This would normally be the part where I pointed out that […]

Iowa's biggest weakness

Jim Tressel and company does not need me to tell them what Iowa’s weaknesses are. They already know. But since I did the research, I’d better spread the knowledge, because who knows….maybe one of my readers has no idea what that weakness might be. It’s their run defense. Iowa is not capable of slowing down […]

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