With each passing week of the Big Ten season, there have been fewer and fewer reasons to expect Northwestern to win its football games. And despite this fact, people keep predicting that they will. I guess that's pretty much what being a fan is. But even the biggest fans among us got a little more in touch with reality last week. Only two out of 17 predictors though NU would beat MSU, a season low. But we're entering the holiday season, so kudos all around: to two for keeping the faith, and to the rest for being correct.