Last year, I took a day off of work to go to the Big Ten kickoff luncheon as a fan. I had a marvelous day taking over Off Tackle Empire’s Twitter account and live-tweeting pictures and movies. I even managed to break some news when I asked Nebraska head coach Mike Riley whether or not he would take home Nebraska’s *only* Big Ten trophy, the beloved $5 Bits of Broken Chair trophy, after defeating Minnesota. He said yes, but probably didn’t know what the heck I was talking about.
He happily posed with the chair later that year.
Sadly, the Nebraska contingent won’t be in Chicago tomorrow on account of the tragic passing of
Mike Sadler Sam Foltz. However, your Chicago-based OTE Northwestern “Writer” will be there to get the remaining 13 coaches to sign a football to add to my collection.
Last year Urban Meyer said this when I asked him if he picked a quarterback:
In that note, what questions should I ask the Coaches when I get a football signed?