Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Big Tentacles: B1G College Football Hall of Fame inductees, David Perkins, recruiting, and more.

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


Heading to the Hall.
The 2013 inductees to the College Football Hall of Fame include former Wisconsin Heisman Trophy-winning running back Ron Dayne, former Nebraska quarterback Tommie Frazier, former Ohio State offensive tackle Orlando Pace, and former Michigan State linebacker Percy Snow. (ESPN)

Top of the line(backs).
Jesse Collins looks at the Big Ten's best linebackers coming out of spring practice. (Off Tackle Empire)

Gone Daddy Gone?
Ohio St. linebacker David Perkins is reportedly set to transfer to another program. (Land-Grant Holy Land)

Kaleb Ringer is an ex-Wolverine.
Michigan LB Kaleb Ringer has left the Wolverine football program. (The Detroit Free Press)

Night Fever. 
Illinois will play its first night game since the 2008 season when it hosts Wisconsin on Oct. 19. (The Champaign Room)

Night Fever, Part Deux.
Indiana will play three night games at home in 2013. facing Indiana State on Aug. 29,  Navy on Sept. 7, and Missouri on Sept. 21. (The Crimson Quarry)

The Not Ready for Prime Time Players.
Iowa will be the only Big Ten team without any scheduled games in prime time in the 2013 season. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

Sell out with me, oh yeah.
Lake the Posts tries to rally the Northwestern faithful to make the Oct. 5 home game against Ohio State a sell-out and "block out" any Buckeye fans. 

Recruiting


Wildcat recruiting. 
Ohio high school junior athlete Darelian Watkins commits to Northwestern's 2014 recruiting class. (SB*Nation)

Insanity


Comedy is Not Pretty.
Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis works on  his comedy routine. Yes, this is a Black Heart Gold Pants satirical piece.