Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Big Tentacles: Prince Amukamara, J.J. Watt, Mark Dantonio, and more

A-Maizing Adventures. Michigan declares Saturday, Mar. 5 game against Michigan State a "Maize Out."  (Detroit Free Press)

Black Socks Gold Shorts. ESPN plans to air the 30 for 30 documentary The Fab 5 on March  13. Michigan fans can watch and remember those Final Four appearances that Chris Webber and company's involvement with booster Ed Martin forced the school to vacate. (MGoBlog)

Hey, man you disrespecting me? Michigan State players were upset when fans walked out of a home game against Purdue last Sunday, where the Boilermakers blew out the Spartans 67-47. (Detroit Free Press)

Marchinfornication, Rd. 1. Former Iowa basketball player Brendan Cougill faces off Racecars! Because Black Heart Gold Pants rolls that way. Vote early and vote often, sports fans. (Black Heart Gold Pants)


He said "Combine?"  I said "Watt?" Former Wisconsin defensive end J.J. Watt had a standout performance at the NFL Combine. Enough to probably improve his draft stock. (Bucky's 5th Quarter)

His name is Prince. Former Nebraska players Prince Amukamara and Roy Helu erased the doubts in many scouts minds by having impressive showings at the NFL Combine. (Corn Nation)

There's a possibility but no chance. The Detroit Lions are reportedly interested in drafting Amukamara and reuniting him with former Defensive Rookie of the Year (and former Husker) Ndamukong Suh. But it looks like Amukamara's Combine performance will mean he gets drafted way before the Lions are on the board with the thirteenth pick. (The Detroit News)

Reflections of the way life used to be. Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio looks back on the eventful 2010 season, including his early-season heart attack. (

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