Monday, January 12, 2009
Big Ten lunch links: Heupel in mix for Gophers
Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
A few weekend leftovers for you ...
- Minnesota head coach Tim Brewster continues to interview candidates for the team's offensive coordinator vacancy, including Oklahoma quarterbacks coach Josh Heupel, Kent Youngblood writes in the Star Tribune. Heupel has not been offered the job yet, Marcus Fuller writes in the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
- Youth is in for Ohio State, and despite losing tons of seniors, the Buckeyes could be better in 2009, Ken Gordon and Tim May write in The Columbus Dispatch.
- Chicago Tribune college football bigfoot Teddy Greenstein takes an early look at the Big Ten in 2009 and picks Iowa to win the league.
- With Shonn Greene gone, running backs Jewel Hampton and Jeff Brinson enter the spotlight for Iowa, Marc Morehouse writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette.
- There's been no official announcement, but Penn State defensive end Aaron Maybin is on his way to the NFL draft, Ron Musselman writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.