Thursday, February 23, 2012

Big Tentacles: Urban Meyer, Jim Delany, Pat Fitzgerald, and more.

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

But that was yesterday, and yesterday's gone.
Former SEC rivals Urban Meyer and Lane Kiffin have become BFF's since leaving the conference for Ohio State and USC respectively. (USA Today)

Order has been restored?
Ohio State and Michigan are set to once more hold dominion over the rest of the Big Ten. Because Angelique S. Chengelis said so. (The Detroit News)

Welcome to the Fallout.
Northwestern head football coach Pat Fitzgerald is still dealing with accusations of racism over a controversial tweet regarding Jeremy Lin sent under his name. (The Chicago Tribune)
Not going anywhere for a while?
Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany says that  the process to overhaul the BCS will be one that's "months in the making." (The Omaha World-Herald)

Junior Achievement.
Michigan State will hold its Junior Day this Saturday. (The Detroit Free Press)

I guess this is growing up. 

Former Ohio State receiver  DeVier Posey claims that the ten-game suspension he received in 2011 for his involvement in Tresselgate helped him mature. That's one heck of a growing curve. (The Columbus Dispatch)

No pain, no gain.
Former Michigan defensive lineman Mike Martin discusses the grueling daily training regimen he has been going through to prepare for the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine. (The Detroit Free Press)

Great Neck.
Former Michigan center David Molk plans to impress NFL team representatives at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine with his 22-inch neck. (The Detroit Free Press)

Getting to Know You.
Penn State players are starting to get to know the coaching staff of their new head coach, Bill O'Brien. (The Centre Daily Times)

Texas Two-step.
Former Texas offensive coordinator Greg Davis has reportedly been hired to be Iowa's new DC, but nothing is official yet. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

That Don't Impress Me Much. 
How are Iowa fans taking the news of the reported hire of Davis? Not too well. (Black Heart Gold Pants. Make sure you check out the URL on this one.)

Follow Your Bliss. 
As for former Iowa offensive coordinator Ken O'Keefe, he left the Hawkeyes to work for the Dolphins...literally. (Black Heart Gold Pants. Yes this is patented BHGP Batnuts insanity.)

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