Thursday, August 9, 2012

Big Tentacles: Urban Meyer's offense, Michigan, 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.)

Ohio State can't be average.
Because Buckeye head football coach Urban Meyer said so. (AP via The Cleveland Plain Dealer)

Seven the Hard Way.
Ross Fulton looks at "Seven Things Every OSU Fan Needs to Know About Urban Meyer's Offense." (Eleven Warriors)

Good seats still available?
Fewer Ohio State students and alumni applied to purchase single-game tickets than last year. (The Akron Beacon Journal)

How does your Gardner grow? 
Michigan is working on deveolping backup quarterback Devin Gardner as both a QB and as a wide receiver. (The Detroit Free Press)

I've got a little list. I've got a little list. 
Alex Cook counts down the Big Ten's best running backs. Wisconsin's Montee Ball comes out on top. (Maize n Brew)

Mr. Rogers neighborhood. 
Steve Batterson profiles Iowa fullback Brad Rogers. (The Quad City Times)

Illinois player profile of the day.
A Lion Eye profiles Illinois safety Patrick Nixon-Youman.  

Indiana player profile of the day.
Terry Hutchens profiles Indiana tight end Ted Bolser. (The Indianapolis Star)