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Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Big Ten's lunchtime links
By Chantel Jennings
Happy 50th birthday, Malcolm Gladwell!
Big Ten hasn't had back-to-back perfect seasons
in 65 years.
What was learned about the Big Ten
in Week 1.
Urban Meyer isn't worried about complacency
as his team prepares for San Diego State -- which lost to an FCS school last weekend. Wide receiver
Chris Fields caught four passes last season
and had a heart-to-heart talk with Meyer. On Saturday, he started and caught three passes, two for touchdowns. Ohio State is one of 200 schools
pushing to reduce its stadium waste this season
. An in-depth look at
each offensive snap for the Buckeyes against Buffalo
Brady Hoke didn't take Brian Kelly's bait
on Monday, writes Shawn Windsor.
Taylor Lewan did his job "too well"
on Jeremy Gallon's called-back TD against CMU. True freshman
Derrick Green was named the No. 2 RB
following Drake Johnson's ACL tear. QB Devin Gardner was a wide receiver against Notre Dame last season,
but he remembers the QB turnovers
Injury updates and other notes
. Syracuse is going to need to
open its playbook a bit against Northwestern
, says Orange coach Scott Shafer.
The Badgers are
creating turnovers by design
. Some notes on the
Wisconsin O-line, special teams and Tennessee Tech
. Andersen hints that
he might be resting starting FB Derek Watt this weekend
Badgers will wear red helmets this weekend
, per this Instagram video from Wisconsin.
Taylor Martinez says his left shoulder feels fine
. After watching film of the Nebraska-Wyoming game,
Bo Pelini has an idea of where this team can go
. Pelini, Martinez and Kenny Bell are
challenging this Nebraska football team
relationship between Bill O'Brien and freshman QB Christian Hackenberg
continues to evolve. Penn State K
Sam Ficken has made major strides
since last season. LB
Mike Hull is probable
for this weekend's game.
The Michigan State basketball team supports its football team and
they've got video evidence to prove it
. From Joe Rexrode:
Three things he learned, three story lines to watch
. Red-zone struggles are
the difference between Michigan and MSU
, so says Mark Dantonio.
Briean Boddy-Calhoun made the most of his opportunity
A quick look ahead
at the Gophers' next opponent, New Mexico State.
Kevin Wilson is a bit
worried about Navy's triple-option offense
IU could play three quarterbacks
Video of Kevin Wilson's news conference
Illinois' AD isn't just
judging Tim Beckman based on wins and losses
-- the Illini have to be better.
Beckman not saying much
about RB Dami Ayoola.
Video of Beckman's Monday news conference
New season, but
the same old, same old for Iowa
. Staying aggressive
paid off for NIU against Iowa
Despite a big loss,
Darrell Hazell is encouraged
. What was
learned in the Boilermakers' loss