Thursday, October 27, 2011

Big Tentacles: Kirk Cousins, Taylor Martinez, Dan Persa, and more.

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

Michigan is not going to collapse in the second half of the season again.
Because Wolverine quarterback Denard Robinson said so. (ESPN)

I'm Moving On. 
Michigan State defensive lineman  William Gholston is ready to move on from the on-the-field swing he took at an opposing Michigan player that got his suspended from the Spartans' victory against Wisconsin. (CBS Sports)

Kirk Cousins is the football Mateen Cleaves.
Drew Sharp compares the Michgan State quarterback with the  former Michigan St. basketball guard as a player who led his team to national prominence. (The Detroit Free Press)

No Turning Back.
After two weeks of huge wins over Michigan and Wisconsin, Michigan St. is planning for a letdown against Nebraska. (The Detroit News)


Everyone knows it's Windy?
Nebraska QB Taylor Martinez claims that Denard Robinson was more hampered by winds in Michigan's loss to Michigan St., and not by the Spartans' defense. Keep telling yourself that, Taylor. You'll find out if you're right on Saturday, when you and the Huskers have to face that same Spartan defense. (The Detroit Free Press)


Is Ron Zook an underperformer?
Yes, the Illinois head football coach is an underperformer. (Coaches by the Numbers)

Put me in coach. 
Northwestern QB Dan Persa says he plans to plans to play in the Wildcats' game against Indiana despite a case of turf toe received in last Saturday's loss to Penn St. (ESPN)

Wish List.
Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly wants a Jumbotron installed at Notre Dame Stadium. (CBS Sports)


BASKETBALL

Digital Display.
Michigan State and North Carolina will be donning uniforms with a digital camouflage design in their respecting team colors for thier Veteran's Day Carrier Classic showdown on the deck of the USS Carl Vinson. (The Dagger)

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