Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Big Tentacles: Brady Hoke, Danny O'Brien, recruitting, and lots, lots more.

(Big Tentacles is the SWRT look at the Big Ten, its sway over the college football landscape and that school in South Bend it not-so-secretly covets.)

The Elephant in the Room.
Day two of the Jerry Sandusky Trial. (ESPN)

Michigan Men.
Alex Cook looks at Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke, offensive coordinator Al Borges, and defensive coordinator Mattison. (Off Tackle Empire)

Big Numbers.
Michigan will un-retire the numbers of four former Michigan players, including that of the late U.S. President Gerald R. Ford as part of a continuing plan to honor former Wolverine legends. (The Detroit Free Press)

Wisconsin quarterback Danny O'Brien "is no Russell Wilson."
Because David Jones said so. (The Patriot-News)

Donatell Me You Love Me. 
Marc Morehouse profiles Iowa safety Tommy Donatell. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

Thank you Sir. Can I have another?
Marc Morehouse profiles Iowa running back Greg Garmon. And yes, he does mention Garmon's recent arrest for marijuana possession. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

Maize Heart, Brew Pants? 
Maize n Brew previews Iowa's 2012 season, from an obvious Michigan-centric point of view. (Maize n Brew)

Michigan State recruiting. 
Michigan State HC Mark Dantonio discusses recruiting for 2013. (

Drone in the Groove.
Michigan State offensive coordinator Dan Roushar and defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi have plans to use Denzel Drone in 2012. (The Lansing State Journal)

Gholston in the Machine.
Joe Rexrode profiles Michigan St. defensive end Will Gholston. (The Lansing State Journal)

Gladney to meet you.
Ohio high school rising senior Kevin Gladney commits to Nebraska's 2013 recruiting class. (The Lincoln Journal Star)

In other Ohio high school players not committing to Ohio St. news...
Ohio HS rising senior offensive lineman Sam Coverdale commits to Northwestern's 2013 recruiting class. (Lake the Posts)

The Mighty Quinn.Former Stanford cornerback Quinn Evans transfers to Northwestern. As a graduate student, he'll be able to avoid that pesky NCAA one year hold, and be able to play in 2012. (Lake the Posts)

Szott to the heart. 
Rodger Sherman profiles Northwestern superback Mark Szott. (Sippin' on Purple)

Carter Country.
Hammer and Rails profiles Purdue tight end Sterling Carter. (Hammer and Rails)

The Crosby Show.
Hammer and Rails profiles Purdue tight end Crosby Wright. (Hammer and Rails)

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