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Monday, June 4, 2012
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Brian Bennett
These are questions for wise men with skinny arms.
Tim Beckman is taking his
campaign to the streets of Champaign
, getting the word out about the new era of Illinois football.
Which true freshman running back will
emerge for Iowa this year
? A closer look at
Hawkeyes cornerback Greg Castillo
Michigan has already beaten Alabama -- at least for
highly rated defensive tackle recruit Henry Poggi
Michigan State defensive tackle Matt Ramondo
is transferring back home
to New Mexico State.
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini
opposes a playoff system
of any sort. Walk-on quarterback Ryker Fyfe is a
gem the Huskers must polish
The Big Ten is
being flexible in the playoff debate
, Teddy Greenstein writes.
Northwestern's Jeremy Ebert
continues to prove doubters wrong
as he starts his career with the New England Patriots.
Ohio State's Jake Stoneburner and Jack Mewhort
have been suspended
after a misdemeanor arrest. John Simon says the Buckeyes will be
"playing for each other"
Penn State coach Bill O'Brien
brought a powerful message
to a fundraising event. A Philly receiver
starred at a Nittany Lions skills camp
and came away with a scholarship offer.
coached up its fans
at an event.
Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez says the
media should have a prominent role
in selecting playoff participants.
Weather could help
the Big Ten derail the SEC. Too bad we'll never know.
did not take a formal position on playoffs
at its meeting, but still favors conference champions and wants to protect the Rose Bowl.