Big Ten lunchtime links
March, 7, 2014
By Josh Moyer | ESPN.com
If you know why this clip is relevant today, give yourself a pat on the back: Ahoy hoy!
- QB Connor Cook says Michigan State has more swagger heading into the 2014 season in this in-depth Q&A with CBS Sports.
- Illinois' offensive coordinator Bill Cubit believes his team can be the best offense in the conference and said, "I don't think anybody can stop us."
- In his first interview since the end of the season, OSU defensive coordinator Luke Fickell said he doesn't dwell on job security and is open to change on the defense.
- Two of Minnesota's coaches are flipping duties, as Brian Anderson will take over the receivers with Pat Poore overseeing the running backs.
- Michigan is holding an open quarterback competition, but offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier still believes Devin Gardner has a lot of "unscratched potential."
- James Franklin's staff has remained loyal through thick and thin, and that type of familiarity could breed success.
- Purdue tailback Raheem Mostert is juggling both track and football this offseason, and he'll take part in the national championships next week.
- Taylor Martinez gave both safety and receiver a shot during Nebraska's pro day.
- DB Dezmen Southward "stole the show" at Wisconsin's pro day and clocked his 40-yard dash in the 4.3s.
- Graduation day will be special to Rutgers safety Jeremy Deering, as it happens to fall on the same date as his deceased mother's birthday.