Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Big Tentacles: Brian Kelly, Urban Meyer vs. Jim Tressel, Andrew Maxwell, and more.

(Covering Dixie Like Mildew is the SWRT roundup of SEC news, with the occasional pesky Southern school from another conference.)

I am the Decider.
Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly takes full responsibly for suspending tailback Cierre Wood and defensive lineman Justin Utupo. (AP via Yahoo! Sports)

Meyer vs. Tressel.
Bob Hunter looks at the differences between first-year Ohio State HC Urban Meyer and former Buckeye HC Jim Tressel. (The Columbus Dispatch)

Is he or isn't he?
Drew Sharp is tired of the Michigan's "Hoke-y-Pokey" on whether or not suspended running back Fitz Toussiant will be reinstated in time for the season opener against Alabama. (The Detroit Free Press)

Fitz on the Orange. 
Northwestern HC Pat Fitzgerald discusses his expectations for the Wildcats' season opener against Syracuse in the Carrier Dome. (The Chicago Tribune)

I'm so excited, and I just can't hide it. 
Michigan State quarterback Andrew Maxwell says he's "excited" about his first game as starting QB against Boise State. (The Detroit News)

Purdue suspension of the day. 
Purdue indefinitely suspends Dwayne Beckford after the linebacker was arrested for violating his ''probationary status.''(AP via Yahoo! Sports)

Illinois player profile of the day.
A Lion Eye profiles Illinois defensive end Michael Buchanan.