Teel has chance to answer critics against Louisville

For Rutgers to upset Louisville and continue its golden season, it will need to do something it hasn't done much this season: Pass the ball.

Updated: November 9, 2006, 3:55 PM ET
By Joe Starkey | Special to ESPN.com

It might have sounded harsh, but Connecticut coach Randy Edsall was only being honest about the defensive strategy any rational Rutgers opponent would employ.

Call it a Teel Curtain.

The idea is to make Rutgers quarterback Mike Teel pass the ball.

Presumably, it will be the strategy employed by No. 3 Louisville (8-0 overall, 3-0 Big East), which visits Rutgers Stadium on Thursday (ESPN, 7:45 p.m. ET) for a colossal Big East matchup against the 15th-ranked Scarlet Knights (8-0, 3-0). ...

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