Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Big Tentacles: Denard Robinson, recruiting, and more.

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


Robinson struggling. 
Former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson is struggling in practices for the Senior Bowl. (The Detroit News)

Where did it all go wrong?
Eleven Warriors tries to figure out what's wrong with Iowa. The answer: poor recruiting, lackluster facilities, and issues with assistant coaches.

Welcome back.
Louis Bien profiles new Wisconsin secondary coach Bill Busch, who was a graduate assistant for the Badgers under then-head football coach Barry Alvarez. (Bucky's 5th Quarter)

No price too high. 
Tickets for Ohio State home football games could be going up next season. (The Columbus Dispatch)

I want to be a history maker in this land. 
Lake the Posts tries to compare Northwestern's Gator Bowl victory with other major events in recent Wildcat history. 

Recruiting


Double your pleasure, double your fun.
Purdue gets comments for its 2013 recruiting class from Ohio high school senior defensive end Antonie Miles and Ohio HS senior linebacker/defensive end Dezwan Polk. (The Black Hammer)

Nebraska goes for two also.
Nebraska gets class of 2013 commitments from Nebraska JUCO offensive tackle Matt Finnin and Louisiana HS senior athlete Tre’Vell Dixon. (The Lincoln Journal Star)

Illinois recruiting news.
Illinois HS senior cornerback Jaylen Dunlap commits to Illinois 2013 recruiting class. (The Champaign Room)

Forward to 2014.
Iowa HS junior quarterback Jay Schell commits to Iowa's 2014 recruiting class. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

Michigan State recruiting. 
Florida HS senior defensive tackle Noah Jones commits to Michigan State's 2013 recruiting class. (The Lansing State Journal)