SEMO Predicto

The Indians the less offensive Red Hawks will show up in West Lafayette this Saturday.

How do we welcome our target of the week? BY PREDICTING THEIR DEMISE.

Predicto Starts....Right now!


Southeast Missouri can't defend against the run and they showed this against Southern Illinois two weeks ago. If the line can get the blocks up front, expect Shavers and Bolden to lay some pipe on the little guys. With the return of the Gunslinger Marve and TerBush getting his swag up, we'll have two respectable throwers at the helm.

The most exciting possibility is letting Marve throw the money ball and let TerBush pick up some quick slants and easy throws to establish his name. This will give the defense a confusion factor not knowing to predict a run from the back, a pass, or for TerBush to crab walk off stage left into the endzone.

They are the team we need. So we will chase them, because they can take it, hard.

Purdue wins, 38 to 14.


My prediction? Two American university football squads will play a less than exciting match of American footyball.

The University of Purdue will win the match by scoring 9 wickets and 3 legs.

The Missouri University of the South East will lose after only scoring 2 bowlers.

NCAA 12 shows SEMO no respect.

Obviously I'm having a hard time getting up for this clash of the titans. Purdue should simply run the ball every single play. Don't kick field goals. Don't kick extra points. Just run. When you're done running, then run some more. Pretend the only play in the playbook is to run right up the middle. Time's running out? Doesn't matter. Run up the middle. I can literally think of no scenario when a run up the middle is not the right answer. That way Nord won't have to worry about being the QB coach and can focus solely on his OC duties. That's clearly what we want right? That's what is best for the program in the future.

Purdue- 27
THE Southeast Missouri State University - 11


Tim is, as usual, in his happy place, I see.

Well, this is the one true "gimme" on the schedule, which while it should be fun to know your team really has a likely win ahead, is actually sort of saddening because there used to be at least a small handful of gimmes on the schedule each year, even during the dark '90s days.

Is it possible Purdue could lose to SEMO? Sure it is. FCS schools have risen up and taken down FBS schools multiple times in recent weeks. And for those claiming that SEMO is actually not very good for the FCS, well, two things: 1) How much FCS football do you really watch? And 2) Purdue isn't a good FBS team so hey, who knows? Let's drink some FRS and dispense with the BS and get back to arguing over the BCS while we watch our FBS beat their FCS.

If Purdue loses, I would say that Danny Hope will need a police escort back to his car but, really, Coach Hope could probably handle the few fans that will actually be there. I would love to see Marve get in there and shred this school...because a quarterback at Purdue should be able to do just that.

However, my prediciton is that Purdue wins the game but doesn't do anything in the process to make us feel better about where things are heading.

Boilermakers 27
The SEMO 13


Two by air, Two by land...

I think we have no reason to believe our Boilers will struggle v. SEMO...even in the wake of the struggle we witnessed in Houston.

Will Bolden have a big day? Yes.
Will Shavers have a big day? Yes.

Will TerBush play well? Yes.
Will Marve show a bit of what he's capable of? Yes.

I don't think it should matter who's playing in the skilled positions, Purdue should physically-overwhelm the Redhawks. They were good last year (for an FCS school), but have lost a lot and are trying to figure out who they are as they have players playing new positions and coordinators switching around as well.

Purdue will be bigger, Purdue will be stronger, Purdue will win BIG. Look for the speed guys to do big things...even in special teams. Let's have some fun this week, whadayasay?

Purdue 47

      To Your Call Once More We Rally;
      Alma Mater Hear Our Praise.
      Where The Wabash Spreads Its Valley;
      Filled With Joy Our Voices Raise.
      From The Skies In Swelling Echoes
      Come The Cheers That Tell The Tale
      Of Your Vict'ries And Your Heros,
      Hail Purdue! We Sing All Hail!

      Hail, Hail To Old Purdue!
      All Hail To Our Old Gold And Black!
      Hail, Hail To Old Purdue!
      Our Friendship May She Never Lack.
      Ever Grateful, Ever True,
      Thus We Raise Our Song Anew;
      Of The Days We've Spent With You,
      All Hail Our Own Purdue!

We're sorry SeMO.

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