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Monday, September 10, 2012
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Brian Bennett
No "Breaking Bad" to quote today, but here are your Monday links, in power rankings order:
Michigan State must handle expectations that come with being
the last heavyweight standing
in the Big Ten. The Spartans believe their nonconference schedule is
preparing them for what's to come
Urban Meyer is
looking for more pass pressure
out of his defense. Ohio State is also
seeking help for its running game
future has arrived for Michigan
as the youth movement is in full swing. The Wolverines need production from
someone other than Denard Robinson
Nebraska's struggles at UCLA
shouldn't be blamed on Taylor Martinez
, Steven Sipple writes. The offense
shoulders some responsibility
for the poor defensive performance, Sam McKewon says.
formed better chemistry on defense
this summer, and it paid off against Vanderbilt.
Future Purdue opponents will likely see the Notre Dame tape and decide to
pass the ball a lot
Boilers aren't discouraged
despite the loss.
dumped offensive line coach
Mike Markuson. Jared Abbrederis
was missed on Saturday
as the Badgers' other receivers couldn't help much.
Minnesota is 2-0 but still
has some obvious flaws
back to the drawing board
for Illinois after a blowout loss.
Iowa has a
severe shortage of offensive playmakers
Al Pacino play Joe Paterno
in a movie? Hoo-ah! On the plus side for Penn State,
some young players have emerged
as key contributors.
Week in Review for Indiana
The Leaders Division is hardly
living up to its name
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