Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Big Tentacles: Denard Robinson, Everett Golson, Wisconsin, and enough schadenfreude to go around.

Badger OL coach booted. 
Wisconsin head football coach Bret Bielema fires his offensive line coach Mike Markuson after the Badgers' 10-7 loss to Oregon State. (ESPN)

Markuson shouldn't have been hired in the first place. 
Because Tom Oates said so. (The Wisconsin State Journal)

No man is an island.
Michigan can't depend on starting quarterback Denard Robinson alone if it wants to win. Because Drew Sharp said so. (The Detroit Free Press)

You're not the only ship adrift on this ocean. 
Mike Hlas tries to take comfort in Iowa's 9-6 loss to Iowa State with knowing that the Hawkeyes weren't the only Big Ten team to take it on the chin in Week 2 of the college football season. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

Quarterback controversy? What quarterback controversy?
Notre Dame head football coach Chip Kelly says QB Everett Golson will start the Saturday's game against Michigan State despite the fact the Irish can credit backup QB Tommy Rees for their win over Purdue. (The Detroit Free Press)

What, me disgruntled? 
Michigan St. wide receiver DeAnthony Arnett denies being disgruntled with his playing time this season after being quoted that he was disgruntled with his playing time. (The Detroit Free Press)

Injuries


Indiana injury report.
Indiana QB Tre Roberson could be out for as much as 5-6 months following surgery on his broken left leg, which was injured in the Hoosier's 45-6 win over UMass. (Yahoo! Sports)

Purdue injury report.
Purdue QB Robert Marve await the results of an MRI on his knee, which was injured during the Boilermakers' 20-17 loss to Notre Dame. (Yahoo! Sports)

Insanity


Kirk Ferentz's car collection.
It's what Iowa still-empty trophy case will be used for after the loss to Iowa St. Yes, this is Black Heart Gold Pants alternate universe Iowa we're talking about here.