Yes, we bought it.  We saw the numbers and even though they were compiled against less than stellar competition, we projected them to the next level.

We saw an All American type running back, we saw a veteran offensive line, we saw a quarterback who had star potential, we saw a defense which made big plays.

We listened to coach Steve Addazio talk about how his team had reached a new level of confidence.

We saw a Purdue team that had gone through its first three games and not come  up with a win, although the three losses were by a total of 8 points. That should have been a warning, but we ignored it.

And yes we drank the Kool-Aide, although we did pick BC to win (but not to cover) against Purdue. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.