Hoosier Harrumph: The Welcome Mat for The Enemy (Lake the Posts). I answered some questions for Northwestern blog Lake the Posts, a fine place if you can get used to an alternate universe where college football was invented in 1995. I hope to have a Q&A posted here sometime today, but at LTP you can find my answers to his questions.
Hoosiers face battle of wills (Indiana Daily Student)
"Akin to IU, the Northwestern Wildcats enter the weekend at 4-3 total and 1-2 in the conference, searching for a spot in the postseason picture. Both teams boast their victories against sub-.500 D-1 teams, their statistical standings nearly identical. "
Northwestern QB Kafka poses a challenge for IU (Indiana Daily Student)
"There really isn’t a way to avoid it: IU’s game against Northwestern might turn into a play-in game for a bowl at season’s end."
Big Ten Power Rankings: Iowa Has Eye on the Prize (First and Big Ten)
"Hard to find a lot of possible wins for this team (4-3 now) outside of at Northwestern and Purdue at home in the season finale. If they want to go bowling, they need a win at Ryan Field."
The wait is over for IU's Rivers (The Courier-Journal)
"Rivers, son of Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers, is eager to resume his college career. Things didn't work out at Georgetown, and after visiting Florida, Florida State and Georgia Tech, Rivers opted to transfer to Indiana."
Big Ten picks: Week 8 (ESPN)
Rittenberg takes the Wildcats.