Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Big Ten news: Brady Hoke, Tim Beckman, and more.

Big Tentacles

Shake it up. 
Off Tackle Empire's weekly bowl predictions get a big shakeup with Alabama's loss to Texas A&M with Kansas State and Oregon playing for the BCS title, Nebraska facing Norte Dame in a Pac-12 free Rose Bowl, Michigan facing Georgia in the Capital One Bowl, Wisconsin facing South Carolina in the Outback Bowl, Northwestern vs. Mississippi State in the Gator Bowl, and Minnesota vs. West Virginia in the Meineke Car Care Bowl. Everybody else in the Big Ten gets to sit home.

You Got Lucky.
Jesse Collins credits Nebraska's success in 2012 to luck. (Off Tackle Empire)

One game at a time.
Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke claims that he's focusing on this Saturday's game against Iowa and not on the regular season-ending meeting with Ohio State. (The Detroit Free Press)

Help is on the way.
Illinois head football coach Tim Beckman says he is going more involved with the struggling Fighting Illini offense. (The Champaign Room)

Sparty vs. Willie. 
Jameson Draper previews Michigan State-Northwestern. (The Only Colors)