Big Ten lunch links
January, 7, 2011
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
- The Michigan Man term is often misunderstood, Michael Rosenberg writes in the Detroit Free Press. Michigan will use a search firm to find its next coach, Angelique Chengelis writes in The Detroit News. Former Michigan AD Bill Martin says the school didn't give Rich Rodriguez full support.
- J.J. Watt made the right call to leave Wisconsin for the NFL draft, Tom Oates writes in the Wisconsin State Journal. Watt discusses his NFL decision with Mike Lucas.
- Minnesota is appealing for a sixth year of eligibility for safety Kim Royston, Phil Miller writes in the Star Tribune.
- It looks like Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley is in a holding pattern with Pitt, Paul Zeise writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Losing Bradley would be a blow for Penn State, Bernard Fernandez writes in the Philadelphia Daily News.
- Ten final thoughts after Ohio State's Sugar Bowl win from The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Doug Lesmerises.
- Some Air Force pilots could face discipline for flying too low above Kinnick Stadium on Nov. 20, B.A. Morelli writes in the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Michigan wants to be more like Iowa with its football program, Mike Hlas writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette.
- Indiana recruiting target Raymon Taylor is still weighing his options, Dustin Dopirak writes in The (Bloomington) Herald-Times.
- A look at why Pat Fitzgerald likely will stay at Northwestern for the long term, Teddy Greenstein writes in the Chicago Tribune.
- Check out where Big Ten players stand on Mel Kiper's latest Big Board (ESPN Insider).