Happy Thanksgiving. Northwestern is so incredibly beatable, and Illinois so totally won’t beat them. The way to do it is to force them to make more mistakes than you make. Win the turnover battle and be unpredictable enough on offense to take advantage of the turnovers you create, but don’t turn it over yourself because they can capitalize on every opportunity.
Well...freshmen make mistakes, and it’s hard to imagine they’ll grow up before Saturday. It’s kind of hard for me to get particularly excited about this weekend as a result. However, what I can do is lash out at other people, which is kind of what I’ve done here. Enjoy.
Here’s a 14-second game preview from the upcoming episode of our podcast. Seriously, check it out.