Thursday, January 24, 2013

Big Tentacles: Denard Robinson, Ohio St., recruiting, and more.

Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and its influence over college football.


The Downward Spiral?
Former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson's NFL Draft stock may be falling with a poor performance in Senior Bowl practices. (The Detroit Free Press)

You can't spell Twitter without "twit."
Andrew Rosin comments on former Wisconsin/current Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema's Twitter spat with a disgruntled Wisconsin fan. (Bucky's 5th Quarter)

Parting is such sweet sorrow. 
Ohio State offensive lineman Joey O'Connor and linebacker Conner Crowell have left the team because of injuries. (The Columbus Dispatch)

The Good, The Bad, and the Fugly.
The B1G Time names the Sept. 7 Michigan vs. Notre Dame game as the best non-conference game in the Big Ten for 2013. The worst? Minnesota at New Mexico State. 

I'm just trying to find the Bridge...Has anybody seen the Bridge?
Illinois hires former North Carolina offensive lines coach Jim Bridge as the Fighting Illini's new OLC. (The Chicago Tribune)


Recruiting


Nebraska recruiting news. 
Florida high school senior defensive back Boaz Joesph commits to Nebraska's 2013 recruiting class. (The Lincoln Journal Star)