Monday, October 5, 2015

Big Ten Fallout: Ezekiel Elliott, Urban Meyer, L.J. Scott, And More.

Welcome to the Fallout -  Big Ten edition for Sept. 5, 2015


Elliott's honor. 
Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott is named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week. Surprisingly, it's the first time Elliott has earned the honor. (cleveland.com)

I'm out on the border. 
Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer says that the Buckeyes "are on the border of being very good.” (The Columbus Dispatch)

Great Scott!
Michigan State tailback L.J. Scott named the Big Ten freshman of the week. (mLive.com)

Selling the Drama.
Michigan St. co-defensive coordinator Harlon Barnett declares the Spartans to be "the No. 1 drama on T.V." following the team's near-loss to Purdue last Saturday." (mLive.com)


Beautiful Dreamer.
Off Tackle Empire looks at which of the Big Ten's sleeper teams (defined there apparently as every team with a winning schedule that's not either Ohio St. or Michigan St.) has an actual shot for the Big Ten conference title.

Injuries


Michigan
Michigan linebacker Mario Ojemudia will be out for the rest of the 2015 season following an injury to his Achilles tendon during the Wolverines' win over Maryland. (mLive.com)

Michigan State
Michigan St. starting safety will be out until either "the last game (ff the season) or the bowl game" following surgery on his bicep according to Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio. (mLive.com)

Insanity


Pain Makes You Beautiful.
Jesse Collins provides a scale for Nebraska fans to determine their reaction to the Cornhusker's 2-3 start of the 2015 season. Since the scale happens to be inspired by the Mosby Pain Scale, it's instantly gets filed under "insanity." (Off Tackle Empire)

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