Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Big Tentacles: Wes Lunt, Devin Gardner, Gordon Gee, and more.

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

Those new Indiana helmets.

Cue the retinal pain. 

This is why the Big Ten can't have nice things. (SB*nation)

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
Highly sought-after former Oklahoma State quarterback Wes Lunt will visit Illinois on Thursday. (The Champaign Room)

Jesse, I'll always cut fresh flowers for you.
A Lion Eye profiles Illinois offensive tackle Jesse Chadwell.

The Sign of the Four.
Four former Michigan quarterbacks, including Brian Griese and Drew Henson, give their analysis of presumed Wolverine starting QB Devin Gardner. (The Detroit Free Press)

This Hour Has Seven Days.
It's Michigan State week over at Off Tackle Empire.

Top of the Pops.
Eleven Warriors ranks Michigan at the top of it's list of the Big Ten's top recruiting classes for 2014.

Keep your freak flag flying.
Eleven Warriors ranks the state flags of the Big Ten region as well, including New Jersey and Maryland.

And P.S. if this is Austin, I still love you.
Rodger Sherman profiles Northwestern wide receiver Austin Carr. (Sippin' on Purple)

Those were the days. my friend. We thought they'd never end.
Frank Schwab looks back at Northwestern head football coach Pat Fitzgerald's playing days as a middle linebacker for the Wildcats. (Dr. Saturday)


Truitt or Dare.
Washington high school rising senior cornerback Omar Truitt commits to Iowa's 2014 recruiting class. (Black Heart Gold Pants)


Comedy Is Not Pretty.
Bill Livingston is not amused by Ohio State president Gordon Gee's standup routine. (The Cleveland Plain Dealer)
It's a nice day for a Red Wedding.
The now-infamous "Red Wedding" in the most recent episode of Game of Thrones gives Adam Jacobi flashbacks of Penn State's trouncing of Iowa last season. The wedding massacre was less violent to watch. (Black Heart Gold Pants)

Whatever Gods There Be.
Travis Miller goes down the list of the Big Ten's pantheon of gods. Yes, there's more than just AIRBHG. This list also pretty much proves that YHWH had a point with that "No gods before me" stuff in the Ten Commandments. (Hammer and Rails)

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