Monday, March 5, 2012

Big Tentacles: Bo Pelini, Bill O'Brien, and...Bret Bielema's wedding registry?

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

Jump, Little Children.
Nebraska head football coach Bo Pelini says he expects a "big jump" in the performance of the Cornhusker offense in the 2012 season. (The Omaha World-Herald)

Sound and Vision.
Nebraska defensive end Cameron Meredith tells Adam Rittenberg how the Huskers' new defensive line coach, Rick Kaczenski explained his vision of what the Huskers' DL should look like to his squad with video of Iowa's defensive line, which he had previously coached. (ESPN)

Keeping Up Appearances.
Penn State head football coach Bill O'Brien  talks about working to upholding the standards set by his predecessor, the legendary Joe Paterno. (The Morning Call)

Kleptomania runs wild.
Somebody stole the "Paternoville" sign outside Beaver Stadium marking where students camp for good seats for Nittany Lion home games. (ESPN)

Same As It Ever Was.
New Iowa defensive coordinator Phil Parker says that the Hawkeyes' defensive strategy will remain close to what it has been under the watch of his boss, Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

From the Urban Meyer "What's mine is mine, what's yours is mine" dept. 
Ohio State adds former Cincinnati assistant head coach Kerry Coombs to Urban Meyer's coaching staff as the Buckeyes' new defensive backs coach. (The Springfield News-Sun)

Bret Bielema's wedding gift registry.
No seriously, this is the online wedding gift registry of the soon to be married Wisconsin head football coach. Because Black Heart Gold Pants said it was. And they wouldn't be pulling our leg, would they? (HT:  BHGP)

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