Thursday, April 19, 2012

Big Tentacles: Urban Meyer's excited, Penn State is healing, and more.

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

I'm so excited, and I just can't hide it.
Urban Meyer shares his excitement for his first spring game as Ohio State head football coach/ (The Morning Journal)

The healing process at Penn State goes on. 
Penn State HC Bill O'Brien is helping further along the healing process of a program rocked by the Jerry Sandusky scandal and the death of Joe Paterno through success on the recruiting trail. (

Number one with a bullet. 
Indiana high school junior quarterback Danny Etling is Purdue's first verbal commitment for the 2013 recruiting class. (The Indianapolis Star)

With greater freedom comes greater responsibility. 
Nebraska receivers are adapting to the greater freedom and decision making ability in running routes provided by the Huskers' offensive coordinator, Tim Beck. (ESPN)

A basketball school with a football problem.
Indiana HC Kevin Wilson says the only "culture" he's concerned about is "The culture is my locker room." and not the outside world of a school that is historically more a basketball school than a football school. (

The Full Morty. 
Northwestern president Morty Schapiro talks about the success of the Wildcat football program and its new notoriety as a "hot" school for recruiting. (Lake the Posts)

Children of the Corn.
Black Heart Gold Pants takes a look at "rejected" Cy-Hawk Trophy designs in a series that gets more and more surreal as it goes on. (Like you would expect anything less from BHGP?) (Black Heart Gold Pants)

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