South Dakota @ UW This Weekend (Preview)

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37 Responses to South Dakota @ UW This Weekend (Preview)

  1. caryden 09/23/2011 at 5:53 PM #

    I wish I could transfer to Wisconsin.

  2. TruthBKnown Returns 09/23/2011 at 6:20 PM #

    What’s stopping you, caryden?

  3. tcthdi-tgsf-twhwtnc 09/23/2011 at 6:27 PM #

    Ha! The banner misses the point. It’s not a quarterback we’re missing (Glennon is good)

    Glennon is good? Really? Is it the 3 Int, the sacks or the fumbles that have convinced you that he is good? Is it is leadership or his confidence building? Is it the O-line, D, coaches and others that are inspired by his ‘good’ leadership abilities?

    HWSNBM-TOB choice reminds me of…

    Flutie led the Bills to a 10–5 record in 1999 but, in a controversial decision, was replaced by Rob Johnson for the playoffs by coach Wade Phillips, who later said he had been ordered by Bills owner Ralph Wilson to do so. The Bills lost 22–16 to the eventual AFC Champion Tennessee Titans in a game that has become known for the Music City Miracle.

  4. runwiththepack 09/23/2011 at 6:35 PM #

    tcthdi-unintelligble name,

    have you not noticed that our quarterback is well in the upper half of quarterbacks of the ACC? Even though he hasn’t played a game since high school?

    Maybe you didn’t also notice that the O-line is less than stellar, and that the D spots our opponents a 3 TD lead by halftime. I think he shows great potential, and I’m excited about Glennon.

  5. TruthBKnown Returns 09/23/2011 at 6:44 PM #

    Maybe “good” is not the right word for Glennon. But he most certainly is NOT the reason we’re losing games. He’s done well for a guy in only his fourth ever start, who has a poor O-line protecting him, and a bunch of receivers that, collectively, seem to have hands made of stone.

    And going into that game, I believe he had thrown as many touchdown passes as Russell, and was pretty close to him in passing yardage, too.

    Glennon is NOT the problem. If everyone else was playing at the same level in their own positions, I believe we’d be 4-0 right now.

  6. runwiththepack 09/23/2011 at 7:28 PM #

    You were right the first time, TBK. Glennon IS good. The wait was worth it. He has a helluva throwing arm. 3 years of sitting around, though, will make a person a lil’ rusty. He could come through for SFN in a big way later this season.

  7. primacyone 09/23/2011 at 9:51 PM #

    Thanks SFN.

    And no, it’s not a joke. It’s a temporary alternative.

  8. wolfonthehill 09/24/2011 at 9:13 AM #

    So I’m used to being more interested in the Chargers than the Pack every fall… but now the Pack is falling to #3 behind Wisconsin, as well.

    Sad when we like our former players better than we like our current program… but that’s what happens with a program that doesn’t build, but instead relies on single once-a-decade talents.

  9. ancsu87 09/25/2011 at 1:38 AM #

    I am guessing it is not a joke but rather the decision made by people who have a hard time understanding loyalty and supporting your team.

    HoneyBadgerPride: When TOB starts caring, we will.

    How do you know that TOB does not care? Please tell us your first-hand insight into this.

  10. MattN 09/25/2011 at 12:52 PM #

    Wilson went 345 and 3TDs yesterday. In case anyone wondered…

  11. Wulfpack 09/25/2011 at 1:41 PM #

    He also completed 19 of 25 passes. Super efficient.

  12. TruthBKnown Returns 09/26/2011 at 8:48 AM #

    I’m really tired of hearing how great Wilson is. We know how good or great he is. He didn’t suddenly become a Heisman candidate. He’s playing for a team with a much better supporting cast. Russell could always hit a wide open receiver. That part has not changed. Wisconsin runs the ball to death, and throws as a second option. So naturally, when defenses are playing mostly to stop the run, receivers are going to get open. And a QB like Wilson will find them.

    Put Russell in more obvious passing downs, and see how efficient he is. He’ll do what he always did here at State — throw the ball into double coverage and get himself intercepted.

    Russell is a solid QB, don’t get me wrong. But he is not the savior of Wisconsin football. He’s found a role that fits him very nicely, and disguises his shortcomings. But that’s good for him. It may help him get an NFL job one day. If he was still at State, he would be a lot more mortal than he seems to be right now.

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