Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Big Tentacles: Gary Andersen, Urban Meyer, and more.

Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and it's influence over college football. 

Making the Grade.
Lost Lettermen gives Wisconsin an "A-" for its hiring of new head football coach Gary Andersen. For what it's worth Arkansas, who hired ex-Badger HC Bret Bielema away from Madison, got a B+. Purdue's hire of new HC Darrell Hazell got a B+.

Urban development. 
Doug Lesmerises looks back at Ohio State HC Urban Meyer's "top 6 moments of 2012." (The Cleveland Plain-Dealer)

Note: "Big Tentacles" and "Covering Dixie Like Mildew" held a cage match to see who would feature the next item. "Covering Dixie" won. 

Pizza! Pizza!
Frank Schwab previews Wendsday night's Little Caesar's Pizza Bowl matchup featuring Western Kentucky vs. Central Michigan. (Dr. Saturday)

Here comes the rain again.
Rain forces Michigan to practice for the Jan 1, 2013 Outback Bowl inside a Tampa area high school gym. (The Detroit Free Press)