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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Brian Bennett
Uh, 1,2, 1,2. Happy 12-12-12, and happy wedding day to MarQueis Gray.
Jeff Potrykus thinks Barry Alvarez will
still get his top choice
in a new coach. Alvarez is
reassuring Badgers recruits
A big recruiting weekend could determine how strongly
Michigan finishes off this class
. South Carolina native J.T. Floyd sees
his career come full circle
by facing the Gamecocks in his final college game.
Mel Kiper Jr. talked about Michigan State's
junior NFL draft candidates
. The Spartans' small recruiting class this year
includes a big-time kicker
Georgia coach Mark Richt's
family has so many Nebraska ties
that they call themselves "CornDawgs." A Huskers grad assistant got
offered a full-time gig
Indiana picked up
a pair of linebackers
on the recruiting trail (subscription required).
Northwestern sees Mississippi State as "
a fun challenge
Penn State is looking for some
more good recruiting news
this week. Don't
forget about Steven Bench
A safety became the
latest juco player to commit
to Illinois, bringing the total now to seven in this class.
went wrong for Iowa
New Purdue coach Darrell Hazell met with a recruit to make sure
he was still on board
with the Boilers.
back on the practice field
today, while Texas Tech's coaching staff is in disarray.
A look at some Big Ten committed recruits who will be
playing in all-star games
Predicting a theoretical
Ohio State-Notre Dame BCS title game
Linked it earlier, but in case you missed it, here's the Washington Post's highly detailed story on
how Maryland joined the Big Ten
. Maryland and Rutgers games could be
kept off the Big Ten Network
as a negotiating tactic.
Athlon is already
ranking teams for the 2013 season
and has Ohio State No. 2, with three other Big Ten teams in the Top 25.