"I spent the whole day just laying around on the couch watching football," Blythe said. "It was nice for a change."
"I was flipping in and out of all the games," Blythe said. "Just enjoying and sitting around watching football like a fan."
Blythe did manage to catch the crazy ending to the Pittsburgh-Nebraska game, where the Cornhuskers came away victorious after blocking Pitt's second field goal attempt in the closing seconds.
"That was a smart play by the kicker," Blythe said. "I didn't know what was going on; it surprised me…that was a heads up play by him."
"They're going to come out and it's not like the Huskers of old, they're going to come out throwing the ball and their defense is still aggressive," Blythe said.
After watching numerous games on
Saturday, where does Blythe size up
"Hopefully near the top of the Big
12," Blythe said. "
This weekend there's a chance Blythe could have a repeat of last Saturday afternoon, as Iowa State plays Army on Friday night.
ISU head coach Dan McCarney said that he'll have to find something to keep his players occupied with during the day on Friday, he joked he doesn't want them watching ‘Days Of Our Lives.'
Blythe said the team will have meetings all day Friday to prepare for the Black Knights.
"They'll keep us busy and keep us focused on football," he said. "One thing it will be different having a night game and not being able to go back to your room and watch football.
"It's going to be a great experience for us; I'm real fired up get out there and play."