Monday, June 25, 2012

Big Tentacles: Denard Robinson, Andre Rison's new job, recruiting news, and 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.)

Will he or won't he?
Kyle Meinke gives the argurments for and against Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson's chances of winning the Heisman Trophy this season. (

Rison up to the challenge. 
Former NFL and Michigan State player Andre Rison is joining Spartan head football coach Mark Dantonio's coaching staff as a student assistant. (

Chew on this. 
Wisconsin high school rising senior tight end Dylan Chmura, son of former Green Bay Packer Mark Chmura, commits to Michigan State's 2013 recruiting class. (

In other Wisconsin high school players not committing to the Badgers news...
Wisconsin HS rising senior defensive end Owen Salzwedel commits to Minnesota. (The Daily Gopher)

Go Northwestern, young man.
Ohio HS rising senior punter Hunter Niswander commits to Northwestern's 2013 recruiting class. (Lake the Posts)

The elephant in the room.
Drew Sharp provides the gratuitous ceremonial Sandusky-related Penn State-bashing column of the day. (The Detroit Free Press)

Penn St. recruiting news. 
Pennsylvania HS rising senior offensive lineman Dorian Johnson commits to Penn State's 2013 recruiting class. (The Centre Daily Times)

Iowa's recruiting jackpot. 
Iowa received commitments from high school rising seniors Ike Boettger (Iowa), Trevon Young (Iowa, linebacker), and Solomon Warfield (Ohio, safety) for the Hawkeyes' 2013 recruiting class. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

My Dinner With De'Andre.
Marc Morehouse profiles Iowa running back De'Andre Johnson. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

Badgers, Badgers, Badgers, Badgers....
It's Wisconsin week over at Off Tackle Empire. (Off Tackle Empire)

Purdue recruiting news.  
Indiana HS rising senior QB David Yancy commits to Purdue's 2013 recruiting class. (The Lafayette Journal and Courier)

Illinois recruiting news. 
Illinois HS rising senior cornerback Darius Mosely commits to Illinois' 2013 recruiting class. (The Chicago Tribune)

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