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Monday, December 10, 2012
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Brian Bennett
That was a pretty nice Sunday, Kirk Cousins.
Tim Beckman hears the grumbling at Illinois and is hoping to shape up the roster with
as many as eight juco plug-ins
. Tragedy struck two
former Illini teammates and friends
was named Indiana's MVP
a speedy junior-college receiver
, hopefully addressing one of the team's main needs. Micah Hyde got
charged with disorderly conduct
over the weekend but plans to fight it.
Michigan is unsure whether Fitz Toussaint (leg)
can make the Outback Bowl trip
young receivers stood out
as the Wolverines opened bowl practice.
About that talk of Michigan State making changes to the offense? Mark Dantonio says
his quote was overplayed
. Le'Veon Bell has to play it a bit coy but
will be leaving for the NFL
, Graham Couch writes.
Minnesota doesn't expect
Tommy Tuberville's job change
to change much about its bowl opponent.
Mark Richt is an example of how
being patient with a coach
can pay off, and one maybe Nebraska fans can appreciate. Tom Shatel wonders if the Huskers
will be patient with Bo Pelini
, and whether he'll give himself enough time to find out.
Northwestern players weren't very well represented on the coaches' All-Big Ten teams, and
they're using that as motivation
Ohio State had
a productive recruiting weekend
. The Buckeyes
celebrated their 12-0 season
picked up three defensive players
on the recruiting trail.
Some injury updates
on the Nittany Lions.
Purdue assistants have to get the team ready for a bowl while
not knowing their own futures
. Darrell Hazell
got his first commitment
, and it was a Florida defensive back.
kept a low profile
in the first couple of Wisconsin bowl practices. Badgers receivers coach Zach Azzani could
draw interest from other teams