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Friday, April 27, 2012
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Brian Bennett
Happy birthday to Rogers Hornsby, Ulysses S. Grant, Enos Slaughter, George "Iceman" Gervin, Chris Carpenter, Sheena Easton and ... I know I'm forgetting somebody. Who could it be?
its first major recruiting victory
with a commitment from dual-threat quarterback Aaron Bailey. A.J. Jenkins
was caught off guard
when he joined teammate Whitney Mercilus in the first round.
Iowa got the go ahead
to build phase two
of its new football facility. Riley Reiff followed in
the footsteps of Bryan Bulaga
Ryan Van Bergen has been told he'll
go in the sixth round
Michigan State fans will get a
long look at Connor Cook
in the spring game, because there's no other quarterback to look at.
Lavonte David will
have to wait another day
to be drafted.
For just the fifth time in 14 years, Ohio State
didn't have a first-round pick
Is Paul Jones
getting too much hype
at Penn State? Fourth-string, senior quarterback Shane McGregor still has hope of
making an impact
Tom Dienhart has a
Q&A with Indiana coach Kevin Wilson
as Wisconsin coach
? It might have happened, had Barry Alvarez turned down the Badgers. Wisconsin defensive tackle Jordan Kohout
shares his Muslim views
high school kicker
accepted a preferred walk-on position at Northwestern.
Scroll down this Sid Hartman column to find an item about high
season-ticket renewals at Minnesota
Purdue's Ricardo Allen
challenged his Twitter followers
to play him on NCAA Football 2012, and so far he's beat them all.