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Friday, June 22, 2012
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Brian Bennett
It's about damn time.
The concept of a selection committee
was the key compromise
that led to a consensus on a four-team playoff, Stewart Mandel writes.
Nebraska chancellor Harvey Perlman, who'll represent the Big Ten in the BCS presidential oversight committee meetings next weeek, said
he was "disappointed"
in the four-team playoff proposal.
picked up an athlete
who likely will be looked at as a defensive back on the recruiting trail.
Terry Hoeppner remains a
figure of inspiration for Indiana
Iowa picked up a
receiver from St. Louis
, which worked out pretty well with Marvin McNutt.
The Big House
will get a new paint job
-- for a mere $6 million.
Michigan State will give incoming freshman Tyler O'Connor a look in training camp, but
hopes not to use him
this year. Mark Dantonio talks about
the Spartans' staff stability
Former Penn State player and new PSU trustee Adam Taliaferro talks about
the firing of Joe Paterno
and other issues. Coach K
defends his stance
on Paterno's dismissal.
a junior-college linebacker
. New Hall of Famer Otis Armstrong is
living a dream
Urban Meyer is excited
about the way things are going in Columbus.
A look at Indianapolis' chances of
hosting a national championship game
Eric Joraskie talks about
his commitment to Northwestern