When players were made available to the media on Sunday, the mood was still quite somber from the Big Ten Championship loss the night before.
For the seniors, they'll probably never get over that loss. But eventually, the focus will shift to the Outback Bowl and Georgia. It's not the Rose Bowl, but a New Year's Day bowl (sort of) against an SEC team still provides an opportunity for the program to take a step forward.
Here is my story on the seniors looking to get their first bowl win.