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Thursday, September 6, 2012
Big Ten lunch links
By Adam Rittenberg
Two days till Big Ten football, three days till Bearmageddon in Chicago.
Purdue QB Robert Marve has
grown up a lot since his last trip to South Bend
. BTN.com's Tom Dienhart
checks in with Purdue star DT Kawann Short
Penn State top RB Bill Belton
sits out practice Wednesday
. Belton's likely replacement against Virginia, Derek Day,
has maximized his opportunities
Lions' new offense has been a great fit
for TE Kyle Carter.
Wisconsin standout WR Jared Abbrederis
still has a walk-on's mindset
defenders try to limit lapses late in practice
As first reported here,
Ohio State and Penn State can be named official Leaders Division champs
Nebraska's Taylor Martinez has
blended old and new to develop as a quarterback
. Rex Burkhead sits out another practice, but
CB Mohammed Seisay will play at UCLA
The Big Ten Network's Dave Revsine goes
inside the numbers for Week 2 in the league
Taylor Lewan calls out the offensive line for an "embarrassing" performance
against Bama. Brady Hoke has
decided who will wear Bennie Oosterbaan's unretired No. 47
Illinois QB Nathan Scheelhaase is
improving in his recovery from an ankle injury
Illini tight end (Jon Davis) stole the spotlight from the running backs
in the opener.
Despite Northwestern's defensive struggles against Syracuse,
coach Pat Fitzgerald tells Vanderbilt to "bring it" Saturday
"jet" team showed it can take flight
The opener was no fluke:
Minnesota S Derrick Wells is a natural playmaker
. Freshmen at Minnesota
can attend Saturday's home opener for free
. Jerry Kill is
following the Glen Mason path of scheduling
, Patrick Reusse writes.
Ohio State tries to find the balance
of how much to run talented QB Braxton Miller. More
from their top beat guy.
Jamie Samuelsen has some
thoughts on Michigan, Michigan State and Twitter
Don't expect too many changes in Michigan State's secondary
against Central Michigan. The
Spartans receivers hope to broaden their roles
in Week 2.
Kinnick Stadium gives Iowa a big edge in its rivalry
with Iowa State.
Three story lines heading into
offensive lineman Jason Spriggs has next-level talent