Friday, January 11, 2013

Big Tentacles: Taylor Lewan, Mark Dantiono, and more.

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

I'll Stick Around.
Michigan offensive lineman Taylor Lewan has announced he will return to school for his senior season. (The B1G Time)

Hawkeyes vs. Huskies.
Iowa will face Northern Illinois in the 2013 season opener on Aug. 31. (The Chicago Tribune)

Butkus Him Goodbye (wait, that didn't come out right).
Illinois offensive lines coach Luke Butkus is leaving to join the Florida International coaching staff. (The Champaign Room)

Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes?
Brandon Cavanaugh looks at which members of the Nebraska football team will step into the leadership roles left open by the departure of Husker seniors such as Rex Burkhead. (Corn Nation)

Ohio State under the microscope. 
Ross Fulton looks at Ohio State's wide receiver and tight ends depth chart as the Buckeyes go into the 2013 season. (Eleven Warriors)

Everyone knows I'm in over my head.
Matt Brown wonders if future Big Ten memners Maryland and Rutgers will be able to compete on the recruiting trail. (Land-Grant Holy Land)


Conspiracy Theory.
Michigan State HC Mark Dantonio confronts Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany over allegations that the conference is conspiring against the Spartans. (Off Tackle Empire)