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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Brian Bennett
If the Mayans were right, two more days 'til the end of the world. Enjoy them.
Gary Andersen will
leave his beloved Utah behind
to become Wisconsin's new head coach. Utah State beat writers give
their perspectives on Andersen
. One Badgers recruit said he'll meet with Andersen
before deciding his future
Breaking in a green QB
might not be the worst thing for Iowa.
Michigan has a plan for
using both Devin Gardner and Denard Robinson
against South Carolina. Attrition could mean a
bigger 2013 recruiting class
for the Wolverines. Players like the
new Outback Bowl uniforms
Ticket sales are trending downward
in the three major sports at Minnesota.
All-American offensive lineman Spencer Long is another former
walk-on who found great success
at Nebraska. Cameron Meredith has taken on the big challenge of moving inside
from defensive end to tackle
, where he is undersized.
Pat Fitzgerald is
making sure to mix in some fun
with Northwestern's bowl preparations.
Michigan State's bowl opponent, TCU, is
experiencing some health problems
Former Ohio State assistant Paul Haynes is the
new Kent State head coach
. Urban Meyer and Bill O'Brien are finalists for
another coaching award
A pair of quarterbacks
will walk on, er, run on to Penn State. O'Brien
Purdue's Eric McDaniel
switched back to the defensive line
, where he feels most comfortable.
Illinois' Akeem Spence is
moving on to the NFL
Indiana's 2012 season