Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Big Tentacles: Bill O'Brien's vision, Urban Meyer ranks third, and more.

Purdue's Boilermaker Special VII.
Vision Thing. 
First year Penn State head football coach Bill O'Brien reveals his vision of the football program's future  to a group of Nittany Lion boosters. (The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

The Third Man.
The Sporting News ranks first-year Ohio State HC Urban Meyer as the third best HC in college football. Alabama's Nick Saban takes the top spot, with Boise State's Chris Petersen coming in second. (The Sporting News)

No Sweat. 

Former Ohio State linebacker Andrew Sweat forgoes a chance to play for the Cleveland Browns and a career in the NFL due to a recurrence of concussion symptoms. (The Columbus Dispatch)

Now you tell us.
University of Michigan president Mary Sue Coleman admitted that hiring former Wolverine HC Rich Rodriguez was a mistake. (Dr. Saturday)

Top of the Pops. 
MGoBlog ranks Michigan's 2013 recruiting class on the top of its "Big Ten+ Recruiting Rankings" (the "+" being Notre Dame). What a shock. (MGoBlog)

Come on ride the train. 
Purdue week kicks off at Off Tackle Empire with its traditional "Cocktail Party Preview." (Off Tackle Empire)

Seven the Hard Way. 
Iowa athletic director Gary Barta wants the number of games required to become bowl eligible to be raised to seven. (Des Moines Register via USA Today)

Next Position Please.
Patrick Vint looks at Iowa's tight end position.Wait, that didn't come out right at all...(Black Heart Gold Pants)

Illinois recruiting news.
Michigan high school junior defensive tackle Kenton Gibbs announces his 2013 commitment to Illinois. (Hail to the Orange)

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