Thursday, August 12, 2010
Big Ten lunch links
By Adam Rittenberg
We begin the links with a Tweet from the Big Ten Network's Dave Revsine, who left Penn State's practice very impressed with a certain young quarterback.
BTNDaveRevsine It would not surprise me one bit if Robert Bolden is PSU's starting QB. Looks really good - poised, athletic, and has fantastic arm strength
- Iowa, Wisconsin and Michigan State were among the losers in Big Ten revenue sharing in 2009, Scott Dochterman writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette.
- Offensive lineman Matt Carufel sees better days ahead for Minnesota's rushing attack, Phil Miller writes in the Star Tribune.
- Despite struggles in 2009, Michigan State's defense has coordinator Pat Narduzzi's full support, Joe Rexrode writes in the Lansing State Journal. Keith Nichol isn't the first player to make the quarterback-to-receiver transition at Michigan State, Kevin Bull writes in the Detroit Free Press.
- After recurring hamstring injuries kept him off the field in 2009, Ohio State's Jaamal Berry has his body in line after a visit to the chiropractor, Ken Gordon writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
- Time is running out for these five Penn State players to step up, Bob Flounders writes in The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News. Penn State's young quarterbacks have a daunting task ahead on the road this season, statecollege.com's Mike Poorman writes.
- Some good Northwestern media day nuggets from the Daily Herald's Lindsey Willhite. Head coach Pat Fitzgerald talks to ESPNChicago.com's Scott Powers about the "Wildcat Way."
- Rich Rodriguez and other Michigan officials head to Seattle to play some defense, annarbor.com's Michael Rothstein writes. Michigan picks up a commitment from tackle Tony Posada, ESPN Recruiting's Jamie Newburg writes.
- Interesting to see that Dusty Kiel, not Edward Wright-Baker, is working as Indiana's No. 2 quarterback right now, Terry Hutchens writes in The Indianapolis Star.
- Wisconsin backup quarterback Curt Phillips is making an impressive recovery from a torn ACL, Tom Mulhern writes in the Wisconsin State Journal.
- Al-Terek McBurse and the Purdue run game stand out in Wednesday's scrimmage, Mike Carmin writes in The (Lafayette) Journal and Courier.