Thursday, August 30, 2012

Big Tentacles: Denard Robinson, Urban Meyer, Rex Burkhead, and more.

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

Alright, Mr. Hoke. I'm ready for my spotlight.
Michigan starting quarterback Denard Robinson is beginning to accept his celebrity status after four years in Ann Arbor. (The Detroit Free Press)

Knee-Deep in the Hoopla.
Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke says the team isn't being overwehlmed with the hype surrounding the season opener against Alabama in the Cowboys Classic in Arlington, Tx. (The Detroit Free Press)

Bring on the Bad Guys.
Former Notre Dame running back Allen Pinkett says the Irish need "to have a few bad citizens on the team.'' (AP via Yahoo! Sports)

Ohio State is "bigger" with Urban Meyer.
Because Doug Lesmerises said so. (The Cleveland Plain Dealer)

Howard's End.
Tim May profiles Ohio State cornerback Travis Howard. (The Columbus Dispatch)

Family Affair.
Sam McKewon profiles the relationship between Nebraska Rex Burkhead and his family. (The Omaha World-Herald)

Parker right here. 
Patrick Vint looks at the Iowa defense under first-year defensive coordinator Phil Parker. (Black Heart Gold Pants)

What can Brown do for you?
A Lion Eye profiles Illinois linebacker Jonathan Brown. 

Don't Go Away Mad (Just Go Away).
Mike Jones lists Big Ten "traditions" that need to go away. (Off Tackle Empire)