#10 Penn State (3-0, 0-0) at Illinois (2-1, 0-0)
The Game of the Century, Number 328, will be played at Memorial Stadium in Champaign (kept very cold). Just kidding about the game of the century. For most people, unless they forgot completely about watching it because of the weird day and time, it will be a yawner as they look across the horizon to next Saturday’s showdown with tOSU. Let us hope the Nittany Lions team at least shows up.
Nine PM on a Friday night, eh? What’s up wid dat? Are Jim Delany and the Big Ten now going into competition with high school football. I can picture Delany saying, “We want-um some Friday night lights for Heap Big Ten.” Or not. But last I recall, like last year, Franklin was saying WE WON’T PLAY ON FRIDAY NIGHT! So, Delany stuffed a pacifier in Franklin’s mouth and said, “Yes you will, because Daddy says so. Besides, it’s good for you.” [Read more…]