Oh, Grace .... you know I don't follow the volleyball.
Another Cat fourth quarter collapse. Down 34-30 with 3 minutes to play, they got a bad spot that left them 4th and 1. Colter fumbles the snap takes it forward anyway past the line of scrimmage, the officials spotted back at the original line of scrimmage even though he clearly went beyond it. Ohio St. took over on downs. NU got it back with 21 seconds to go - plenty of time for some quarterbacks - but Colter was clearly rattled and fucked up, ending with a botched set of laterals that let Ohio State recover in the end zone for a 40-30 win. Another game NU should have won. Of course, Urban Meyer had the sense to suborn the officials somehow, but still.... This has gone on too long. Every Fitzgerald team folds if something doesn't go to plan. It has to be something the coach is doing to bully the players, because it's been going on 12 years.
As a Northwestern alum, I'm appalled that our football team is attempting to be good.
This could ruin the real-life applicability of our historic Big 10 cheer, "that's all right, that's OK, you're going to work for us someday."
NU is trying to be like Stanford--excellent academics and strong athletics. Under Fitz, they'll achieve the latter without compromising the former.
I was disappointed that they lost, but proud that they held their own.