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Friday, November 30, 2012
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Brian Bennett
Enjoy your retirement, Burt Macklin (FBI).
Chase Rome, who briefly left the team this fall, now
finds himself in a key role
for Nebraska. Will Bo Pelini's
name be tossed around
as part of college football's silly season? Dirk Chatelain looks at
18 hours that changed the Huskers
needs to take some chances
Saturday night, Tom Oates writes. Two Badgers defenders who were injured for the first game in Lincoln are
eager for a shot at the Huskers
. Wisconsin hopes to
unleash the potential of David Gilbert
Kirk Ferentz and Greg Davis should
create a wingback position
for the Hawkeyes Pat Harty says. Iowa's President Committee on Athletics is
concerned about Big Ten expansion
re-offered a scholarship
to an offensive lineman who broke Brady Hoke's rule of committed players not taking visits elsewhere. What the Wolverines and Michigan State must do
to get to a Big Ten title game
TCU or Oklahoma State looks like
the most likely bowl opponent
for Michigan State.
Former Minnesota athletic director Joel Maturi says he knew about Jerry Kill's seizure disorder
when he hired Kill
, and has no regrets about it.
Ohio State will hold a
celebration for its 12-0 season
Syracuse and Pitt now
wish they were in the Big Ten
, and the league should feel the same way, David Jones writes.
Steven Bench might be feeling lonely
as the only quarterback
on the Penn State roster right now.
Purdue's committed recruits
will likely stay on board
until a new coach is hired. There is little drama in the
Boilermakers' bowl destination options
Illinois has bigger
problems than just Tim Beckman,
Dave Wischnowsky writes.
The Big Ten is
trying to re-establish itself
as among the nation's best.
BTN.com debates who will play in
the B1G title game in 2013
Rutgers' move to the Big Ten
could open some holes
in the Scarlet Knights' schedules.