Illinois Live Blog

By 11W Staff on November 3, 2012 at 3:10p
3:30PM ESPN (WatchESPN) Affiliates Sunny OSU (-27½) Illinois at #8 Ohio State [Bucknotes]


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buckeyeEddie27's picture

Here's to hoping for the first shut out!

I know there's a game Saturday, and my ass will be there.

tampa buckeye's picture

I bet joey just wants to mute beth.

buckeyeEddie27's picture

dude, seriously.   mute button at the ready.

I know there's a game Saturday, and my ass will be there.

tampa buckeye's picture

what a shitty punt atleast he didn't get it blocked AGAIN.  That sack was total bullshit they rushed 3 guy!?  you have to roll out of the pocket and give him a target over the middle.  I'm getting sick of these slow starts.  Im going to start watching from the 2nd quarter.

swank427's picture

Want to see the passing game open up. Also the mute button is on watching on tv but listening on radio

andydye84's picture

Man oh man, is ole Beth annoying. Constantly saying wrong players and trying to guess where the spot will be before the ball is set. I hate it!!!

cplunk's picture

She's awful.
if she mentions the 2007 Illinois win again I'm goi g to look up her birthplace on Wikipedia, drive to the airport, buy a ticket to that place, fly there, rent a car there, drive to the center of town, and just start punching everybody I see.

andydye84's picture

I like your style.

Bucks43201's picture

Ahhhhhh Beth the annoying, nervous, manufactured enthusiasm-filled robot !
Her voice is not qualified to do play-by-play...sorry - she is turrible!

"You win with people." - Woody Hayes

I_Run_The_Dave's picture

Rod Smith!! Where did that come from?!

andydye84's picture

Seeing that TD passes just reminded me of when old Urban said he "liked to put up 70 every once in awhile."

RBuck's picture

Two long passes to Rod Smith downfield?...I love it.
(Even though they were incomplete)

Long live the southend.

RBuck's picture

Anyone see the trip? They didn't show it..cost us 7.

Long live the southend.

MediBuck's picture

Rod Jones was BEASTLY today. I love his size-speed combo. Hope to see him more on the field next year :)

"There is a force that makes us all brothers, no one goes his way alone." --Woody Hayes

BuckeyeFanInBoulder's picture

Welcome to the dawn of a new offensive era.  My oh my...

Adambob's picture

By the time for The Game this team will be a well oiled killing machine and ready to crush some wolverines

AtlGABuckeye's picture

Braxton should be dubbed "Houdini". That is all.

"Oh, uh, there won't be any money, but when you die, on your deathbed, you will receive total consciousness." So I got that goin' for me, which is nice.

NH-IO's picture

Horrible officiating in the ND game right now.  That was in no way pass interference, then ND had an illegal pick/block on the TD pass (I'm multitaasking). 

Bucksfan's picture

Holy shit, what happened in the ND game?  I turned it on and suddenly it was tied!

VHX7's picture

Golson scrambled for like an hour before deciding to pass it deep. Threw a TD pass on the next play.

wmbuckeye557's picture

Pitt is wilting away fast. 

RunTellMatt's picture

My comment on the question of whether or not we were going to cover today below.  Next time you'll know.  :-)

In the five games the Bucks were favored by 16 points or more (UCF, CAL, UAB, IND & PUR), they have not covered.  I took the points and cashed in the four games after UCF. 
However, ILL is 0-5 in Big 10 play, are 2-6 overall with the two wins coming against W. MI & Charleston Southern and have not covered in any of their other games, including this past weekend where they were favored by 2.5 points again IN, a game in which I won and covered by taking IN with the points. 
ILL only averages 18 pts/game, but gives up nearly 31, and they also give up 4 yds/carry and 152 yds/game on the ground.  We are 7th in the country with 5.5 yds/carry. 
This is the first big spread I actually like for the Bucks and think they will cover easily in pure blowout fashion with a score in the 52-17 range.
Go Bucks.  10-0.

wmbuckeye557's picture

Notre dame is just having one of those seasons. 

Seabass1974's picture

You mean one of those seasons where the refs win the games for them?

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender. - Woody Hayes


They certainly got all the breaks in that one. It's all moot anyway. They get into the national title game they're going to get murdered. Textbook overrated.

"Sherman ran an option play right through the south" - Greatest Civil War analogy EVER.