Big Ten lunch links: Threet's next step unclear

February, 16, 2009
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Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg

"Though his father didn't specify the reason, Michigan signing two high-profile quarterbacks in the recent class likely spurred Threet's departure."

"In 1948, Penn State was set to play Southern Methodist University in the Cotton Bowl. Triplett said he remembers that rumors circulated that SMU wanted to meet with Penn State to discuss the team not bringing its black players. During this time, [Wally] Triplett credits guard Steve Suhey with coining the now-famous Penn State slogan.

'We are Penn State,' Triplett recalled Suhey saying. 'There will be no meetings.'"

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