The talk from Illini Nation around QB Aaron Bailey reminds me of the talk from Chicago Cubs Nation surrounding Javier Baez. Or Albert Almora. Or (insert another Cubs blue chip Minor League prospect’s name here). It’s the same sentiment- accepting that losing, and extreme losing at that, is inevitable in the present.
Therefore, instead look to the future and focus on the can’t miss prospect.
I’m not ready to jump on board that train yet, I still have hopes for 2013, but I understand what station it came from and I totally get where it’s going. I can see why Illinois football fans want to think about Aaron Bailey more, and hope to see him play much more as the season goes on.
So what will we see out of the All-Everything recruit from Bolingbrook?
He saw the field this past Saturday, rushing twice for 6 yards; including a 4-yard touchdown run. Aaron Bailey has yet to throw a pass in college football, but people still want to talk about him. More people than you think. And they want t...