Monday, November 2, 2009
Big Ten lunch links
By ESPN.com staff
Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
Make it a November to remember.
- Michigan president Mary Sue Coleman will be patient with football coach Rich Rodriguez, Darren Everson writes in The Wall Street Journal. Another Wolverines player could be in trouble for in-game conduct, annarbor.com's Dave Birkett writes.
- Officials robbed Indiana against Iowa, as there wasn't indisputable evidence to overturn Terrance Turner's touchdown, Bob Kravitz writes in The Indianapolis Star. Indiana hasn't converted picks into points, Terry Hutchens writes in The Indianapolis Star.
- Former Michigan State coach George Perles is serious about running for governor, Eric Lacy writes in The Detroit News.
- The Rose Bowl remains the goal for Ohio State, but a trip to Orlando wouldn't be that bad, Doug Lesmerises writes in The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
- Wisconsin has gotten younger but better this season, Michael Hunt writes in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
- Former Penn State star Jack Ham sticks up for Terrelle Pryor, Ron Musselman writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Pryor expects a rough crowd in Happy Valley, Jon Spencer writes in the Zanesville Times Recorder.
- Big wins took the pressure off of Minnesota's Tim Brewster and Illinois' Ron Zook.
- Mike Kafka's dad thinks the Northwestern starting quarterback will be OK after a leg injury against Penn State, Teddy Greenstein writes in the Chicago Tribune.