In 2010, the Hoosiers’ road trip to Madison ended in an 83-20 beating of historical proportions. This is the game most who follow Indiana football (all five of us!) point to as the reason Bill Lynch was fired at season’s end, despite beating rival Purdue in overtime. I maintain it was Lynch’s tenure in general that got him fired, but I guess we can point to a specific game or two.
The good news for new coach Kevin Wilson is that he probably won’t be fired no matter how bad the Hoosiers’ record is in 2011 or how badly Wisconsin beats Indiana Saturday. Let’s face it, Bill Lynch wouldn’t have done any better. Good guy, though.
By the way, isn’t “good guy, though” one of the more backhanded compliments some one can say? It always come right after you say something impossibly negative about some one’s abilities at something, such as coaching football. Bill Lynch was a crap football coach at IU and possibly a sleeper agent for the KGB. Good guy, though.
So even though this game won’t d