Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.
If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls
Why should he? He let his teammates down by not staying on top of his coursework. Why should he share in their reward for their performance this season?
Know what the general punishment for smoking weed/public intox/accusation of a felony/any misdemeanor is? 3 games or less.
You know what Tiller has done? 12 games.
You know what Tiller did in the meantime? Switched to a position where he could help the team win next year. Participated in practice to help make the team better this year. Put in all the work without the playing time. At the same time got his academics in order (if he is in fact eligible).
So If he is eligible and the staff think he is the player that offers the greatest chance to win I'm okay with playing him. Especially since his 'letting the team down' didn't involve anything close to how Albert Gary let the team down and he's been playing the last 9 games.
Call me crazy I'd be harder on the kid that robbed someone with a BB gun than with a kid who failed his math class.
If the staff thinks he can add something to the offense as a WR in the bowl game, he will play. If they don't think he is ready yet, he wont.
Tiller is paying his dues on the scout team right now. His teammates and coaches will make the determination of whether or not he is ready and deserves to play.
People need to get off their effing high horses. He has been punished by losing a season of eligibility. The staff will decide if he has redeemed himself or not.
This. Same sort of mentality that thinks Tom Herman doesn't "deserve" to coach in the bowl game because "he's a Buckeye now."
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