Here’s the Ferentz-to-Cleveland-if-Savage-isn’t-fired stuff, again. You guys take what you want from this. It’s plausible, but only just that.
Coach Ferentz and Gary Barta will talk about Iowa’s bowl Sunday night at 6. We’ll all know for sure by then.
Place your odds:
Capital One %5
Remember, Northwestern is 9-3 and won at Iowa City. NU has a legit claim to go ahead of Iowa in the bowl pecking order, but, luckily for Iowa, the bowl pecking order is fueled by commerce.
Here’s some Big Ten Network stuff:
Bowl Selection Special Airs Sunday Night: Seven Big Ten teams will be rewarded for a year’s worth of hard work and dedication with trips to bowl games. Host Dave Revsine and analysts Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith will break down where each team is headed and how they match up with their opponents during the Big Ten Tonight: Bowl Selection Special at 9 PM ET on Sunday. Who will Penn State face in the Rose Bowl? Will the Buckeyes be a BCS at-large selection? And where will Iowa, Michigan State, Minnesota, Northwestern and Wisconsin travel for the holidays? The possible Big Ten destinations include Miami, Pasadena, Calif., Glendale, Ariz., New Orleans, Tampa, Orlando, San Antonio, Tempe, Ariz., and Detroit.
‘Illinois Football: The Journey’ Concludes Tuesday: The series finale of Illinois Football: The Journey airs at 11 PM ET on Tuesday, Dec. 8. The episode will include footage from the Illini’s last game at Northwestern, the team’s return to Champaign, Coach Ron Zook’s final words to his team and reflections from some of the team’s 17 seniors.