Farm PoiseTommy Craggs11/17/09 1:45pmFiled to: College FootballPoiseJames VandenbergYeaaaahh, poiseMark SanchezI'll stop when they stop32EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink At last, we have someone to fill the void left by Mark Sanchez roughly seven interceptions ago. Meet James Vandenberg, Iowa's starting quarterback and America's new avatar of poise. Advertisement Vandenberg, a redshirt freshman from Keokuk, Iowa, threw for 233 yards, two touchdowns and three picks in Iowa's 27-24 loss to Ohio State on Saturday. It was his first collegiate start, and he somehow managed not to piddle on the 50-yard line, and that was all anyone needed to bestow upon Vandenberg's competence a favorite bit of light praise.Headline, Quad-City Times: Advertisement ... has poiseHeadline, ESPN.com:... showing poise earlyMaureen Fulton, Toledo Blade: Sponsored ... showed poiseNathan Rush, Athlon Sports: Advertisement ... showed poiseKirk Ferentz, Iowa coach, via the Cleveland Plain Dealer:... showed good poise out thereKirk Ferentz, Iowa coach, via the Cedar Rapids Gazette: Advertisement ... showed good poise and leadership traits and mental and physical toughnessAdam Rittenberg, ESPN.com:... showed tremendous poiseMax Dible, Examiner.com: Advertisement Advertisement ... showed poise beyond his yearsCharles Allen, Bleacher Report:... played with poise and determination far exceeding his level of experienceDes Moines Register: Advertisement ... poise and preparednessMike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette:... eye-opening poiseAnd what of Mark Sanchez? He seems to have drifted dangerously close to "poise"'s polar opposite, "erratic." One more five-interception game, and he'll be Rex Grossman with a GQ spread. But Sanchez isn't ready to surrender his "poise" crown just yet. From Sunday: Advertisement Advertisement Joe Lapointe and William C. Rhoden, The New York Times:Sanchez, despite two interceptions, seemed to be gaining poise ...h/t reader Benjamin J.