GameDay analyst Kirk Herbstreit called in for a brief segment on Colin Cowherd’s show on ESPN radio today and discussed Big Ten football. On the topic of the Wolverines outlook for 2008, Cowherd projected 9 wins in Coach Rod’s first year. Herbstreit offered that he’s sees a rough break-in period for Rodriguez, yielding just 6 wins. Each thought the USC and Wisconsin games were the key tests for the pre-season #1 Buckeyes next season.
I’ve heard a lot of media folks say 9 wins, I’ve heard as high as 11 wins.
Coach Rod pretty much gets a pass next season but there is a limit to my patience. Six is right around that number. But it begs these questions: