Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Big Tentacles: Matt McGloin, Nebraska, Iowa, 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.)  

On the Matt. 
Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin discusses being named Nittany Lion starting QB, and how he has improved since the end of last season under new Penn St. head football coach Bill O'Brien. (AP via Yahoo! Sports)

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are underachievers. 
Because Graham Watson said so. (Dr. Saturday)

Sean Collins is an ex-boilermaker.
Purdue kicks cornerback Sean Collins off the team after he was arrested over the weekend for alleged public intoxication, resisting arrest, and battery.  (The Columbus Dispatch)

Gone Daddy Gone.
Michigan State offensive lineman John Deyo is reportedly transferring to Western Michigan. (The Detroit Free Press)

Iowa player profile of the day. 
Marc Morehouse profiles Iowa outside linebacker Christian Kirksey. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

Can you smell what Fritz Rock's been cooking? 
A Lion Eye profiles Illinois wide receiver Fritz Rock.  (A Lion Eye)