Big Ten lunch links
December, 28, 2009
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Lots o' links to catch up on after the holiday weekend. We'll list them in order of bowls (today only). Enjoy.
- Ohio State must keep tabs on Oregon's offensive pace, not simply slow down the Ducks' speed, Doug Lesmerises writes in The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
- Buckeyes head coach Jim Tressel is playing the experience card with Terrelle Pryor, but Oregon coach Chip Kelly doesn't buy it, John Hunt writes in The Oregonian.
- Iowa arrives in Miami, and players will get a chance to explore for a few nights at least, Bill Van Smith writes in the Miami Herald.
- A win against LSU would complete Daryll Clark's legacy as Penn State's starting quarterback, Ron Musselman writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
- Brandon Ware's troubles continue, as the Nittany Lions defensive lineman didn't make the trip to Orlando, Bob Flounders writes in The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News.
- Northwestern incorporates some fun into its bowl prep, Adam Adkins and Tony Fabrizio write in The Tampa Tribune.
- Wisconsin safety Chris Maragos turned around his life after getting involved with drugs, Jeff Potrykus writes in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
- Athletic director Barry Alvarez gives rave reviews to his hand-picked successor, Tom Mulhern writes in the Wisconsin State Journal.
- Michigan State AD Mark Hollis says the season isn't as bad as most of you think, Eric Lacy writes in The Detroit News.
- Spartans quarterback Kirk Cousins is just a sophomore, but he's a role model for the rest of his teammates, Lacy writes.
- To recap, Minnesota head coach Tim Brewster isn't going anywhere, even if he loses the Insight Bowl, Marcus Fuller writes in the (St. Paul) Pioneer Press.