Monday, July 11, 2011

Big Tentacles: Mike Vrabel, Derek Moye, and more.

(Big Tentacles is the SWRT look at the Big Ten and the schools it not-so-secretly covets.)   
 


 LEADERS DIVISION

Snotty sports columnists acting snottily. 
Ohio State didn't go far enough with it's self-imposed penalties. Because Brett McMurphy said so, in a rather snotty manner. Shut up, Brett. (CBS Sports)

More Tresselgate talk. 
Meanwhile, Cecil Hurt says that Ohio State hid behind scapegoating of former head football coach Jim Tressel in its response to the NCAA. (Tide Sports/Rivals.com)

From "the rats leaving the Titanic" dept.
Ohio State offensive tackle recruit Kyle Kalis decides to jump ship and commits to Michigan instead. Yes, the Tresselgate scandal was the reason. (ESPN)

A Sort of Homecoming. 
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Mike Vrabel retires to become linebacker coach at his alma mater Ohio State.  (rivals.com)

Meet Derek Moye.
Penn State wide receiver Derek Moye is according to Stefanie Loh of The Patriot-News could have a breakout season in 2011. (The Patriot-News)

Redemption Song.
Penn State seniors want 2011 to be a year to rebound from a dismal season in 2010. (Pittsburgh-Tribune Review)

Making future plans. 
Wisconsin is looking to add Pittsburgh and Kansas State to the Badger's future schedule. (Wisconsin State Journal)


LEGENDS DIVISION

Got tickets? Neither do we.
If you're looking to Iowa for your tickets to the Hawkeye's first game against Nebraska at Memorial Stadium as a fellow Big Ten Legends Conference member, then you're going to be out of luck. (The Gazette)

Lay It on the Line. 
Black Heart Gold Pants takes a look at the Iowa offensive line. (Black Heart Gold Pants)

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