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Monday, April 30, 2012
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Brian Bennett
For lunch: codfish, Heinz beans and links. With a Shirley Temple, since we're tapering.
The Michigan State defense is really good -- maybe
even national championship good
, Matt Charboneau writes. New Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins has been
working with a neuropsychologist
to try and gain a competitive mental edge.
Nebraska running back
Aaron Green is transferring
, with an eye on getting closer to his San Antonio home.
Tim May and Bill Rabinowitz
review Ohio State's spring
Bill O'Brien says his quarterback choice
will be about winning now
, not who has more eligibility left. O'Brien is on board with a
college football playoff system
Rob Henry is determined to get stronger and get back into the thick of the
Purdue quarterback competition
New Minnesota AD Norwood Teague has
had success at fundraising
, something he'll need to repeat with the Gophers.
picked up two commitments
for 2013, while the
son of former Badgers captain Joe Panos
became the first commitment in the 2014 class.
Eleven Iowa players
were either drafted or signed free-agent deals with NFL teams. The Hawkeyes have seven commitments for the 2013 class, joining the
fast lane of modern recruiting
Northwestern's Drake Dunsmore and Jeremy Ebert got
picked in the last round
, and Dunsmore might reunite with Dan Persa in Tampa Bay.
Indiana offensive tackle Andrew McDonald is hoping to catch on as
an NFL free agent
A few undrafted Michigan players, including Ryan Van Bergen and Troy Woolfolk,
landed free-agent deals
Illinois' draft success
made Ron Zook smile
breaks down the Leaders Division
following spring practice.