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Monday, August 27, 2012
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Brian Bennett
Shut the (heck) up and let me die in peace.
is a perfectionist
, even if that means sleeping on his office couch to get the job done. Beckman and Nathan Scheelhaase appear to
be on the same page
Kevin Wilson wants
Indiana fans to demand success
, not just hope for it (subscription required). Wilson is still looking to
change the culture
uncertainty surrounds Iowa
, which makes it a fun season to follow. Running back jinx?
Damon Bullock doesn't believe
in such a thing. Comparing Kirk Ferentz and Hayden Fry at
their 13-year marks
Preparing for Alabama has
given Michigan an extra boost
in preseason practice. Defensive tackle Will Campbell is
tackling expectations and leadership
plays a key role
for the Wolverines' coaching staff.
Le'Veon Bell isn't setting
any specific yardage goals
as Michigan State's go-to back. The Spartans got a commitment from a
Detroit offensive lineman
a Chicago defensive end
A pair of
sophomores have taken on leadership
roles among Minnesota's wide receivers. MarQueis Gray is juggling his starting quarterback job with
raising twin babies
and making it work.
Talented Nebraska receiver Jamal Turner says he's motivated by last year's
poor freshman season
thoughts and predictions
on the Huskers' season from Sam McKewon.
Northwestern's Kain Colter
believes he can do it all
Tight ends will
actually play a big role
in the Ohio State offense. Doug Lesmerises says
8-4 is more likely
for the Buckeyes than 10-2.
The New York Times
profiles Bill O'Brien
. The new Penn State coach
begins his monumental task
Purdue must take care of business
in the nonconference schedule
to get where it wants to go. A handful of Boilermakers freshmen
should make their debuts
defense is stressing communication
after last year's breakdowns. Kyle French will
handle kickoffs and field goals
for the Badgers.
Dish Network subscribers could be
shut out of watching league games
this weekend if negotiations with the Big Ten Network aren't resolved.