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Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Brian Bennett
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Michigan State's B.J. Cunningham can end up as the
school's all-time leading receiver
-- not bad considering the talent that has come through East Lansing. Jerel Worthy has the
talent to back up
his Michigan-baiting tattoo. Denicos Allen is ready to make some more big plays for the Spartans, this time
as a starting linebacker.
Michigan State isn't
afraid of high expectations.
Marcus Coker is ready to
carry a heavy load
for Iowa this season. Part III of
things you might not know
about the Hawkeyes.
Michigan's Greg Mattison is determined to have his defense
prevent the big play
this season. Receiver is the
last position of need
in the Wolverines' recruiting class. Some players are
bulking up for Brady Hoke.
A freshman receiver
credits Minnesota's cold winters
for getting him ready to contribute early for the Gophers. Jerry Kill's
brand of discipline
is exactly what Minnesota needs, Chip Scoggins writes.
Nebraska has three talented freshmen running backs, but their
coach is stressing patience
. The Huskers picked up a
linebacker from New Orleans
on the recruiting trail. Eric Martin is working to make his
move to defensive end
a smashing success.
JoePa is too tough to let a little practice
collision slow him down.
Gene Collier wonders if Penn State
still needs Paterno at 84.
feels old but wise
, and other Purdue notes.
Wisconsin's Jon Budmayr says he's only
competing against himself
, not Russell Wilson. Bradie Ewing might look innocent, but the Badgers fullback
has a nasty streak.
It has been a
difficult time of change
for Ohio State quarterbacks coach Nick Siciliano, who no longer has Terrelle Pryor or Jim Tressel around. Kenny Guiton is
the overlooked quarterback
for the Buckeyes, but he's working on changing that.
Bob Asmussen reports from
Illinois practice at Camp Ratoul.
A new Illini athletic director could be hired in
the next few days.
Kevin Wilson isn't tipping his hand about the
Indiana quarterback battle
(subscription required). A potential starter at left guard for the Hoosiers
tore his ACL.
IU picked up a
safety from Ohio.