Friday, July 6, 2012

Big Tentacles: Urban Meyer and QB's, Brady Hoke on expectations, 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.)

There's a possibility, but no chance. 
Rob Oller wonders if Urban Meyer will be able to turn Ohio State quarterbacks into NFL QB's. Considering that Meyer's record for NFL QB's is basically Tim Tebow and Alex Smith, the answer is probably a "no."  (The Columbus Register)

Begin the Begin.
Matt Brown takes a look Ohio State's Sept. 1 season opener opponent Miami (Oh.) (Land Grant Holy Land)

Don't Believe the Hype. 
Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke tries to dampen high expectations for success in his second year in Ann Arbor. (The Detroit Free Press)

Go West (Virginia), Penn State.
Penn State should schedule a series against West Virginia. Because Guy Cipriano said so. (The Centre Daily Times)

Please come to Boston. Oh wait, it'a a home game.
Chris Johnson previews Northwestern's Sept. 15 home game against Boston College. (Inside Northwestern)

Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?
Phillip Rossman-Reich gives an update on proposed facility upgrades at Northwestern. (Lake the Posts)

I am the Law.
Marc Morehouse profiles Iowa strong safety Nico Law. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

Prison Break.
Off Tackle Empire compares Notre Dame to prison food for it's weekly summer "potluck" feature. Which sucks because I was really hoping for some good potato recipes. (Off Tackle Empire)


Wisconsin recruiting news. 
Indiana high school rising senior Daruis Latham commits to Wisconsin's 2013 recruiting class. (The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)