Big Ten lunch links: Tressel likes Wildcat offense
March, 23, 2009
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
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- Offensive lineman Tim McAvoy and wideout LaTerryal Savoy are among the early injuries for Michigan this spring, but the team's overall health isn't too bad, Nathan Sandals writes in the Detroit Free Press. Also, top offensive line recruit Seantrel Henderson checked out Michigan practice this weekend.
- Expect Ohio State coach Jim Tressel to explore schemes like the Wildcat and the pistol this spring to maximize the skills of quarterback Terrelle Pryor, Todd Porter writes in the Canton Repository.
"Tressel seemed smitten when talk of the Wildcat offense came up during a visit with Hoover High School head coach Don Hertler Jr. and former Newark Catholic head coach J.D. Graham. The three talked shop for about two hours at a North Canton eatery.
"What has Tressel interested is all that can be done out of it and how much preparation an opposing defense needs to get ready. Who knows where Pryor could line up?"