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Friday, September 28, 2012
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Brian Bennett
Nothing. The silent killer.
Barry Alvarez is intrigued by a proposal for Wisconsin to
play a game at Lambeau Field
not trying to do too much
, linebacker Chris Borland is doing more.
David Gilbert's yapping
cost him the start at Nebraska.
Size has not been a problem for 5-foot-11,
155-pound Nebraska cornerback
Josh Mitchell. A Rose Bowl is one of the few things
missing on Tom Osborne's résumé
-- for now.
Ohio State's Johnathan Hankins on how he
plans to stop Le'Veon Bell
: "I'm going to try to rip his head off." Braxton Miller is a
little hazy on the details
of last year's loss to the Spartans.
slipped through the recruiting cracks
. Mark Dantonio and Urban Meyer are
not exactly best buds
Former walk-on Matt Tobin is
a success story at Iowa
. Ex-Hawkeyes kicker Nate Kaeding writes about
how Kirk Ferentz handles a crisis
. An Iowa professor
recalls meeting the namesake
of the Floyd of Rosedale trophy: "He just looked like a pig to me."
Minnesota quarterback Max Shortell has
excelled at reading defenses fast
are still dogging Illinois.
Northwestern's Tyris Jones has learned to pick his battles after doing
some brawling on the scout team
Purdue will have to
counter Marshall's "hyper-speed"
tempo on offense.
Penn State's young defensive ends are
providing a spark
with some starters injured. Could NCAA sanctions help
rekindle the Penn State-Pitt rivalry
Michigan's Fitz Toussaint says he would do better with
more than the 12 carries per game
he's been averaging so far. Urban Meyer
on the Wolverines
: "I hope they're last in everything."
Indiana students believe the Hoosiers are
no longer a Big Ten pushover
BTN's Dave Revsine has
his weekly numbers column
to get you primed for the weekend.