Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Big Tentacles: Joe Paterno, Jim Tressel,Tom Izzo, and more.

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

The NCAA shouldn't do anything to honor the memory of Joe Paterno. 
Because Mike Bianchi said so. Shut up, Mike. (The Orlando Sentinel)
Walking in Your Footsteps.
New Penn State head football coach Bill O'Brien says he's honored to be following in the footsteps of Joe Paterno. He also talks about finishing out his old job as New England Patriots offensive coordinator preparing for Super Bowl XLVI  (ESPN)

Jim Tressel would be a bad head coaching hire for the Indianapolis Colts. 
Because Danny Helfand said so. (Eleven Warriors)

Basic Training. 
The Detroit News looks at a Plymouth, MI training facility where former Michigan players are preparing for the 2012 NFL Draft. (The Detroit News

Recruiting face turn of the day. 
Iowa high school running back Barkley Hill has reportedly switched his commitment from Iowa State to Iowa. (The High Porch Picnic)

The interview session. 
Off Tackle Empire interviews the Big Ten Network's Dave Revsine. (Off Tackle Empire)

Hero of the Day?
Mike Hlas asks if former Iowa safety Tyler Sash is responsible for the New York Giants' victory against the San Francisco 49ers that sent them to Super Bowl XLVI. (The Gazette)

Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends.
A look at the Iowa's ongoing search for a new defensive coordinator. (Black Heart Gold Pants)


We are not amused.
Michigan State head men's basketball coach Tom Izzo says the school is looking for the fan who heckled Purdue's Robbie Hummel, hoping the senior forward reinjured the ACL that kept him from playing the past two seasons. (The Detroit Free Press)