Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Big Tentacles: Brady Hoke vs. Brian Kelly, Nathan Scheelhaase, Taylor Martinez, and more.

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

We Just Disagree.
Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke disagrees with Notre Dame HC Brian Kelly's claim that Michigan-Notre Dame is a regional rivalry, as opposed to being a major national rivalry. With the annual game not scheduled after 2014, it might be hard to call it both in the near future. (The Detroit Free Press)

We're coming to Your City. We Gonna crush your hope and dreams with a country song.
ESPN College GameDay will broadcast from Ann Arbor this Saturday for the Notre Dame-Michigan Game. (Maize N Brew)

This Scheelhaase Flown. 
Illinois starting quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase named Big Ten offensive player of the week. (The Champaign Room)

I have to praise you like I should. 
Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg named Big Ten freshman of the week. (The Centre Daily Times)

I'm Alright. Nobody worry 'bout me.
Nebraska starting QB Taylor Martinez says that his bruised shoulder will be "fine" for the Huskers' game against Southern Miss on Saturday. (ESPN)

Mr. Jones and me tell each other fairy tales. 
Joe Rexrode profiles Michigan State linebacker Jairus Jones. (The Detroit Free Press)

Desperate, But Not Serious.
Mike Hlas describes Iowa's loss to Northern Illinois as "painful, not disastrous." (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)


Michigan injury report.
Michigan running back Drake Johnson will miss the rest of the season due to an torn ACL in his right knee. (The Detroit News)

Northwestern injury report.
Northwestern cornerback Daniel Jones will miss the rest of the season due to a knee injury. (Sippin' On Purple)

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