Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Big Ten lunch links
By ESPN.com staff
She had a nice face, her booty was in place, but Barney don't chase.
- Pennsylvania high school prospects are on the rise, and Penn State must capitalize, Frank Bodani writes in the York Daily Record.
- An excellent piece on former Michigan kicker Phil Brabbs and his cancer fight from annarbor.com's Pete Bigelow. Illinois AD Ron Guenther has some kind words about new Michigan secondary coach Curt Mallory, Mark Snyder writes in the Detroit Free Press.
- Speaking of Guenther, he weighs in on several Illinois football items, Bob Asmussen writes in The (Champaign) News-Gazette. GateHouse News Service's John Supinie ponders Guenther's future as Illini AD.
- Nebraska coach Bo Pelini discusses his changes to the staff. The Lincoln Journal Star's Steven Sipple examines a new-look Huskers offensive line.
- In the wake of the Toomer's Corner tragedy, Marc Morehouse recalls Iowa's own brush with herbicides at Kinnick Stadium.
- Wisconsin is charging for this year's spring game, Tom Mulhern writes in the Wisconsin State Journal. DeMontie Cross' move from West Lafayette to Madison could add flavor to the Wisconsin-Purdue rivalry, Jeff Potrykus writes in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
- Ohio State defensive lineman Joel Hale is doing a little Simon Says to prepare for the 2011 season, Tim May writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
- Former Northwestern running back Arby Fields didn't understand why he went from being "the guy" to "nothing," Tina Akouris writes in the Chicago Sun-Times. Wildcats coaches are finishing their review of the 2010 season, Lindsey Willhite writes in the Daily Herald.
- New Indiana coach Kevin Wilson says his players are "drinking our Kool-Aid," Dustin Dopirak writes in The (Bloomington) Herald-Times (subscription required). A few more Hoosiers football nuggets from The Indianapolis Star's Terry Hutchens.