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Frosted Flakes: The Tank Is Empty

How much longer can this go on?

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I’ll be honest, right now the tank is empty.

I thought we’d pull a win out at Wisconsin although it was highly improbable. I invested too much in it and it’s still got me down even though we did some good things.

Northwestern is up this week... and maybe we can get a win there and get over this losing streak. Their offense doesn’t seem to be able to score points (107th nationally) and that’s what we need this week.

Colts place offensive lineman Matt Slauson on injured reserve
The Indianapolis Colts sent offensive lineman Matt Slauson to injured reserve Monday, and they signed offensive lineman Evan Boehm off of the Los Angeles Rams' practice squad.

With Nebraska on deck, Pat Fitzgerald slams Northwestern's rushing attack as 'yuck' - NY Daily News
Pat Fitzgerald added to his movie-reference catalog with lighthearted mentions of “Tommy Boy” and “Major League.” But he got dead serious Monday when talking about Northwestern’s rushing attack, which ranks last in the Big Ten (2.4 yards per carry and 77.4 yards per game) after getting pushed around by Michigan and Michigan State.

Nebraska gameweek press conference notes - Inside NU
It’s about handling success the right way.

Three things to know about Nebraska - Inside NU
They’re 0-5.

Box Score Review: ILLINOIS WON A BIG TEN GAME - The Champaign Room
We are basically a triple-option team now guys.

Wisconsin football: Jonathan Taylor, Badgers strong again vs Nebraska - Bucky's 5th Quarter
Wisconsin tallied 533 yards of offense against a sieve-like Nebraska defense during Saturday night’s 41–24 victory, churning out 370 yards on the ground that included the return of some explosive plays from its star running back.

Wisconsin football: Roundtable recaps Badgers’ win vs Nebraska - Bucky's 5th Quarter
Lots to digest from the Badgers’ win

Drew Brees Breaks NFL All-Time Passing Yardage Record - Hammer and Rails
Breesus adds another NFL record to his legendary career.

Maryland booster didn’t travel with Terps after Jordan McNair comments - Testudo Times
Booster Rick Jaklitsch has since confirmed the news in an interview with The Washington post.

Rod Smith’s rushing attack amongst the best in the country - The Champaign Room
The early returns are positive for Illinois’ newest Smith.

Keeping expectations in check is of the utmost importance for Texas - Burnt Orange Nation
“Roughly about 24 hours after the game ended, I was up to 197 text messages,” Herman said in his Monday press conference. “I think these guys understand that the people in that locker room and the people in our program are the ones that are going to love them and be by their side regardless of outcome regardless of ranking, regardless of what is said about them.”

Box Score Review: ILLINOIS WON A BIG TEN GAME - The Champaign Room
We are basically a triple-option team now guys.



Nebraska is #14

Big Ten Power Rankings - Week 6 - Black Shoe Diaries

They are who we thought they were

Again, Nebraska at #14.

This one infuriating drive is how I’ll always remember Oklahoma’s Mike Stoops era -
Watch this, if you can.

The Good, The Bad, The Random in MSU football’s loss to Northwestern...again - The Only Colors
Come vent with us.

Then There’s This

Sex on the Sidelines: How the N.F.L. Made a Game of Exploiting Cheerleaders | Vanity Fair
Five former members of the Washington Redskins squad say the team flew them to Costa Rica in 2013, stripped them of their passports, and required them to pose topless before wealthy fans.