Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Notre Dame at Fenway? The blame game at Mich. St., and more.

Big Tentacles

  -  The SWRT look at the Big Ten, and its sway over the college football landscape.

My bad. No, my bad! No! My bad. 
Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio, starting quarterback Andrew Maxwell, and wide receiver Bennie Fowler took their share of the blame for the Spartans' loss to Notre Dame. (The Detroit Free Press)

I see the future, and it will be.
Off Tackle Empire sees Michigan State facing USC in the 2013 Rose Bowl. Minnesota and Indiana are expected to be join the banhammered Ohio State and Penn State on the outside looking in.

Please Come to Boston. 

Notre Dame and UConn are in the early stages of negotiations about the possibility of playing a facing each other in Boston's historic Fenway Park. (The Chicago Tribune)

Here we go again!
Stewart Mandel asks the annual "Is Notre Dame back?" question. (

Panic on the streets of Madison.
Nathan Palm asks looks at the chance of Wisconsin starting QB Danny O'Brien getting benched in favor of backup Joel Stave. (Bucky's 5th Quarter)

Up for grabs.
Northwestern HC Pat Fitzgerald says that several starting jobs are up for grabs for the Wildcats' matchup against South Dakota, including that of QB Kain Colter. (Lake the Posts)

Ohio State outside linebacker Jack Mewhort is the Buckeye's best lineman.
Because Ohio St. HC Urban Meyer said so. (The Columbus Dispatch)

Is That All There There Is?
The Daily Gopher ponders if the Syracuse offense will has "the best offense Minnesota will face in 2012." If this were any season other than this one, that question would get any Big Ten blogger thrown off the internet. And the answer is still probably "no."


AIRBHG strikes again.
Iowa running back Damon Bullock, who suffered a concussionin last week's game against  Northern Iowa, will miss this week's game against Central Michigan. RB Greg Garmon, who suffered an elbow injury in the same game could play this weekend. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

Anderson out ay Nebraska. 
A right knee injury will keep Nebraska linebacker Zaire Anderson out of action for the rest of the season. (AP via