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Monday, October 1, 2012
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Brian Bennett
Bo Pelini has the kind of
balance in his life
that Urban Meyer is seeking, Steven M. Sipple writes.
Seniors stepped up
for Nebraska's defense against Wisconsin.
stronger nonconference schedule
is the only option for Ohio State, Doug Lesmerises says. Philly Brown is glad the
ball is finally coming his way
Despite a disappointing 3-2 start, the
ultimate goals remain
for Michigan State this season. Keith Mumphery is
emerging as a leader
for the Spartans' wideout corps.
Michigan has to be happy to see October, because the Wolverines still have a great
shot at winning the Big Ten
. Michigan's defensive line
is showing progress
Penn State has become
a fun team to watch
, Cory Giger writes. Nittany Lions recruit Adam Breneman has spent his senior year
raising money for ALS
Northwestern is ranked for the
first time since 2008
Taking advantage of
opportunities in the passing game
is the next step for Iowa's offense. The
Hawkeyes' toughness returned
in the win over Minnesota.
struggling to finish
-- and may be making a change at kicker. The Badgers suffered their
second-largest second-half collapse
under Bret Bielema in Lincoln.
ground attack stalled
in its win over Marshall. The Boilermakers
didn't have any bad losses
before Big Ten play, which is kind of a victory.
not an easy time
to be an Illinois fan, Loren Tate writes. The Illini are on the brink of
having their confidence broken
numbers aren't adding up
right now for Indiana.
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