Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Big Tentacles: Bo Pelini. Al Borges, Penn State, and more.

The difficult we do immediately; The impossible takes a little longer.
Nebraska head football coach Bo Pelini says he'll take his time to find a new secondary coach to replace Corey Raymond, who recently left for a similar job at LSU. (The Lincoln Journal Star)
The scheme of things. 
Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges explains his coaching philosophy of making the offensive scheme fit the players, as opposed to the other way around. (CoachingSearch.com)

Dismissed. 
Penn State defensive end Shawn Oakman has been dismissed from the program for an unspecified violation of team rules. (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Dismissed, part deux. 
Penn State parts ways with director of communications and branding for football Guido D'Elia. (The Pittsburgh-Post Gazette)

The Fisher King. 
David Jones talks to new Penn State quarterbacks coach Charlie Fisher. (The Patriot-News)


The Usual Suspects.
John Taylor's "Big Ten spring storylines. Nothing original here. Urban Meyer, Bill O'Brien, blah, blah, blah. (College Football Talk)

Business as Usual. 
Ohio State gets the fifth member of its 2013 recruiting class with junior offensive lineman Evan Lisle. (The Akron Beacon Journal)

 A Whiter Shade of Pale.
Adam Rittenberg looks at the lack of African-American head football coaches in the Big Ten. One of the mitigating factors in this situation is the state of coaching stability in the conference, with head coaching job openings being somewhat infrequent in the past decade or so. (ESPN)

The Good, the bad, and the Ugly.
A look at ups and downs of new Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis' 12-season stint as Texas OC. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Iowa Hawkeyes, But Were Afraid to Ask.
A all-inclusive guide to the insanity of Iowa-centric Black Heart Gold Pants, probably the best team-based sports blog on the Internet. Part the First here. Part Deux here. (Black Heart Gold Pants)


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