Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Big Tentacles: Bubba Starling, Brandon Vitable, Notre Dame, and more.

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

It's Money That Matters. 
Bubba Starling picks baseball over quarterbacking for Nebraska. (Dr. Saturday)

Remember the Name.
Northwestern freshman offensive lineman Brandon Vitabile (Vuh-TOB-uh-lay) is quickly making a name for himself in preseason camp. As well as earning a shot at a starting posistion. (The Chicago Tribune)

Days Go By.
Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke has a sign in the Wolverine locker room that marks the number of days since Michigan last beat Ohio State. (Dr. Saturday)

Roll With the Changes.
Indiana defensive back Chris Adkins is learning to adapt to a new coach in David Wilson, and in competing for a new position at free safety. (Indianapolis Star)

Ready to Start. 
Ohio State linebacker Etienne Sabino finally gets his chance to play after spending 2010 redshirting as a junior. (The Columbus Dispatch)

There can be only one. 
Penn State QB's Rob Bolden and Matt McGloin are still competing for starting job. (ESPN)

There can be only one, part deux.
Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly says the competition for starting quarterback between Dayne Crist and Tommy Rees will come down to the "slightest of margins." (The Chicago Tribune)

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