Prior to that, Brady earned anywhere from 43% to 50% support in surveys dating back to early March. Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.
In those same surveys, Quinn picked up 35% to 40% of the vote. The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Illinois was conducted on October 20, 2010 by Rasmussen Reports.
Ohio State exploded after that with three long touchdowns, the first a 56-yard pass from Troy Smith to a wide-open Ted Ginn Jr. opened the second quarter with a zigzagging 68-yard end around and Smith hit Santonio Holmes on an 85-yard touchdown pass, the longest in Fiesta Bowl history to give the Buckeyes a 21-7 lead at halftime. Hawk was named defensive player of the game, becoming the first player in Fiesta Bowl history to win that honor twice.
The Fighting Irish pulled within seven late in the fourth quarter on a 3-yard dive by Walker, but Smith converted two huge third-down conversions and Antonio Pittman galloped 60 yards to seal the victory with to play. Adding to the game’s hype, Hawk was dating Laura Quinn, sister of Notre Dame star quarterback Brady Quinn.
The 2006 Fiesta Bowl was the last at Sun Devil Stadium.
“All they can focus on and do is the best they can with every rep they have and be as prepared as they can with every rep they’re given.
Focusing on who’s getting what, who’s working with who, focusing on anything else outside of that is a waste of time, energy and a lack of focus.
Thursday, October 21, 2010 Republican Bill Brady holds an eight-point lead over Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn in the four-way race for governor of Illinois.
A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the state finds Brady, a state senator, earning 45% of the vote to Quinn’s 37%.
But it was a similar scene as Ohio State won for the third time in four years with a big-play offense and a ball-hawking defense to defeat Notre Dame, 34-20, in front of a standing-room-only crowd of 76,196, the largest ever for a non-championship game.