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Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Big Ten lunch links
By Adam Rittenberg
Here's your hump day linkage.
Check out the latest from the BCS meetings
. Dennis Dodd writes the
Rose Bowl will have to relinquish more tradition
to remain in the playoff mix.
"The Victors" will play at JerryWorld
after all on Sept. 1.
No surprise here, but Michigan State quarterback Andrew Maxwell (knee) will
miss the spring game
. Spartans' NFL prospects
look forward to a big draft weekend
. Joe Rexrode writes about the
first lady of Michigan State football
, who recently passed away.
Michael Bennett shares some interesting thoughts
on the new coaches. Jim Tressel
returns to Columbus but doesn't talk football
The Bowtie slams media outlets
critical of Ohio State.
Michigan State coach
Mark Dantonio spearheaded the idea of spring scrimmages
against other teams.
Kirk Ferentz seems to be opening up
to more new ideas. Ferentz's
accessibility is a welcome change
, Pat Harty writes. Iowa is
in the market for more neutral-site football games
discusses the Michigan-Ohio State rivalry
, Ohio State's academic majors sign and other topics. Michigan WR Junior Hemingway
boosts his draft stock into the middle rounds
Rod Woodson discusses
his Purdue career, the current Boilers program and other topics
in this Q&A.
might not be Illinois' only early round selection
. It doesn't make the waiting game any easier for
Illini draft prospects
ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay says Northwestern QB Dan Persa is
"limited" as a pro prospect
. An interesting look at
Northwestern's new partnership with Under Armour
Steve Heiser writes
Penn State should stop scheduling non-league nobodies
. Bill O'Brien's
assistants hit the recruiting trail
More on the measure
approving alcohol sales at TCF Bank Stadium
. Some praise for
Minnesota's new athletic director
Athlon Sports wonders
whether Nebraska can win the Big Ten this season
struggled in the two-minute drill Tuesday
. The Badgers'
A.J. Fenton has a new look
, literally and figuratively.