I thought, and maybe Hickey would disagree with me here, that Indiana Hoosiers football had some flashes of quality play during their 1-11 campaign through the 2011 season. Quarterback Tre Roberson is pretty good and head coach Kevin Wilson seems to know what he’s doing (at least sort of). Things might just be on the way up in Bloomington.
And now I know for sure that it could have been a lot worse. I could have been a fan of Maryland’s football team.
The Terps went 2-10 in Randy Edsall’s first year at the helm of his “dream job.” But the truly awful football they played isn’t necessarily the biggest issue here. Sometimes teams don’t play well when new coaches come in and implement their own systems.
Turns out Randy Edsall might be the most incompetent handler of players in the history of everything. Twenty-four scholarship players have left the program in the year Edsall has been running things. A large number, but not unheard of. However, it is Edsall’s handling of incumbent star...