It wasn't the most entertaining game ever, and the commentary was ear bleedingly painful at times - but Iowa played Iowa (ie Big Ten) football last night and it worked. When the match up was announced, I thought, yeah, Iowa is going to win this game; an ACC team (albeit the champion) just can't handle a Big Ten defense (especially one like Iowa's).But then I started listening to the talking heads - and all about the devastating Triple Option - and how Iowa didn't have a chance. Although my subconscious was screaming "option? option? against iowa's front line? that's not going to work" - the easily diverted portion of my brain was worried for the Hawkeyes. The game got interesting at the end - and I actually found myself audibly cheering here and there.So bully for the Hawkeyes and bully...

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