Random thoughts after the NE game.
1. Rocky has a team that understands the game and plays hard. They are too young and too slow right now. I expect that will change in time.
2. Bison LB are phenomenal. Humber was all over, Mays and Maresh good too.
3. Walker good, not great. This offense is solid, but not especially "fun to watch".
4. Joe Lardinois is really coming on. He’s going to have a really good year.
5. I saw some good things out of the O Line, they seem to be moving better than I remember last year. Maybe just my imagination–will have to keep an eye on it.
6. Early line out of the Steve Hallstrom Resort and Casino. Ball State by 7. I’ll take NDSU and the points. We will cover and make lots of money. Not sure if I can fleece my own book though. Is that legal?
7. Let me get some more info on the promos we ran before we could start the telecast last night before I comment without all the facts. I was told we had to take them at the time.
8. WE might have had the longest TV game in history (OK-OR) followed by the shortest. One of our guys said our game went 2:20.
9. Some have asked why we didn’t get Kyle Steffes for a quick postgame interview. We had him waiting, but he was pulled before we could talk to him. I was disappointed, too.
10. Shaun Bibeau is one of the nice stories so far. That game could have gotten dicey without him.
11. Kole Heckendorf is 2 for 2 on great catch opportunities.