Love the postage stamp! Here’s another cultural item for Morrill Act Melee Day: There is a nice (and short) biography of Justin Morrill from MSU Press that I read a few years back. Truly one of our nation’s great senators.
You got me. I can’t imagine he was that concerned about Cousins having the perfect Hail Mary play set up. With as much success as Dantonio has had in his first two seasons, I hate to see him develop a reputation as a bad loser.
Same here. I really don’t want to believe that’s the case, but I don’t see an obvious explanation as to why he’d delay the game that much at the end (a few extra looks for Cousins’ sake, sure), and I also wondered a bit when he jumped into the whole Mike Hart “little brother” fray last year.
Perhaps. But, given that PSU’s final score came with 12:50 left in the game, you can hardly fault them for running up the score. Penn State wasn’t going to just run the ball into the line for the final 20 minutes of the game.
Dantonio’s postgame explanation is fairly mystifying:
“There’s no motivation there,” said Dantonio of the timeouts. “I think the problem was earlier in the game.