Sunday, October 16, 2011

Big Tentacles: Kirk Cousins, Denard Robinson, Russell Wilson, and more.

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

Sweep Disposition.
Michigan State defeats Michigan for the fourth-consecutive year. It's the first four-game streak the Spartans have had against the Wolverines since the one from 1959-1962. (The Detroit Free Press)

Walking Tall.
Michigan St. quarterback Kirk Cousins tells the home crowd at Spartan Stadium that "For the rest of our life, we will walk the streets of this state (with pride)," after beating Michigan for the fourth year in a row. (The Grand Rapids Press)

The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday.
Michigan State can't celebrate it's four-game sweep of instate rival Michigan too much with Wisconsin coming to East Lansing next Saturday. (The Lansing State Journal)

Hide your kids. Hide your wide. Hide your mascot heads.
ESPN College GameDay headed to Michigan State for Badger-Spartan showdown next Saturday. (ESPN)


Michigan's Denard Roninson is a "one-dimensional" quarterback.
Because Drew Sharp said so. (The Detroit Free Press)

Who says Andrew Luck should have all the fun?
Wisconsin quarterback Russell does Stanford QB one better by catching a touchdown pass in Saturday's Badger 59-7 romp of Indiana. (Wisconsin State Journal)

Bye, Bye, Bye.
Tom Shatel takes Nebraska's bye week to look ahead at the Huskers' Big Ten gauntlet to come. (The Omaha-World Herald)

The Downward Spiral.
Northwestern's 2011 season continues on its downward trend with a loss to Iowa 41-31. (Lake the Posts)


The dream is gone. 
Illinois hopes for an unbeaten  season come crashing down as Ohio State beats the Fighting Illini 17-7. (The Chicago Tribune)


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