14 January 2012
In an effort to keep the Enemy honest we've once again scoured the world wide web (yes, I said it) for sporting news and links from around the B1G. Some you'll like, some you won't. Some will give you a chuckle, and some will simply piss you off. It all comes with the territory when you chose to keep your friends close, but your enemies closer:
Illinois Fighting Illini
New head football coach Tim Beckman added three more to his coaching staff on Friday.
IlliniHQ broke down Brandon Paul's 43-point night against the Buckeyes.
Former University of Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus earned consensus first-team All-America honors in 2011, becoming the 20th player in the storied history of Illinois football to earn that distinction.
Hoosiers land JUCO quarterback Cameron Coffman.
Golden Gophers expose a slumping Hoosier defense just days before Ohio State gets set to seak revenge on Indiana.
Indiana senior Verdell Jones III went back to basics in a one-man, late night workout soon after a loss to Minnesota brought the Hoosiers back to earth.
Troubled Iowa running back Marcus Coker is granted his release from the program and guess who weighed? DJK, of all people.
Hawkeyes head basketball coach Fran McCaffery goes apeshit courtside and vows to continue releasing his emotions.
Iowa's wrestling team welcomes Nebraska to the B1G the only way they knew, by drubbing them 24-9.
Wolverines hoops dodges a bullet with a 2-point OT win against Northwestern.
Michigan goalie Shawn Hunwick records 46 saves in 4-0 shutout of the Ohio State men's hockey team.
Michigan State Spartans
Sparty runs it's winning streak to 15 after getting in line to spank the Hawkeyes.
MSU head basketball coach Tom Izzo thinks a 4 or 5-loss team could win the B1G this year, reaching past the Spartans and Buckeyes for potential B1G champions.
Spartan Ave decided to "Send out a visual" to Ohio State, showing Michigan State in 1st Place in the B1G. Blah blah blah.
Minnesota Golden Gophers
The Daily Gopher gives us a Minnesota perspective of the upset win over Indiana.
Here some Gopher Football News and Notes from their official website.
A half-way interesting video breaking down college football unis (Oregon, Maryland, etc) and the Huskers as the anti-Oregon. You even get to hear "subtle tiki" (huh?) and see a man wear a facemask that may have had another man's balls in it at one time.
Scout has the 2012 recruiting class currently ranked 3rd in the B1G. Lake the Posts breaks down NU's late push.
The Wildcats don't have a very good record in recent one-possession games, although they've played in quite a few.
Losses are already starting to pile up for the Northwestern basketball program.
Penn State Nittany Lions
When the football programs finds itself in a mess, who can you lean on? The PSU hockey team, who dropped nine goals on Rhode Island Friday.
In the midst of a scandal that has seen lives changed on many levels, Jay Paterno steps away from the Penn State football program.
New head coach Bill O'Brien has now filled out his staff with the hiring of two final assistants.
Who had the foresight to say Brittany Rayburn would drain 12 3-pointers, shattering the school record, breaking the Big Ten record and matching the NCAA record?
Boiler quarterback Robert Marve has been granted a 6th year of eligibility by the NCAA.
Down on a loss to the Badgers, excited about a Hossiers loss, and calling out missing fans at Mackey Arena in BoiledSports' Friday Gumbo.
Wisconsin has made it's first offensive staff hire and it's a WR coach in Zach Azzanni.
Outdoor hockey is the new thing to do. Wisconsin and Minnesota are in talks to meet up at Soldier Field next February.
From the "This Really Happened" archive, an old fart led the Badger band while Will I Am sang during a pre Rose Bowl party in Pasadena.
THE Ohio State Buckeyes
Our Buckeye Q&A with College Football Zealots, recapping some of 2011 and looking forward to the Urban Meyer Era.
The Buckeye Battlecry didn't disappoint in a piece they put together profiling the rise of DeShaun Thomas.
A final breakdown of Urban Meyer's full coaching staff from The Men of the Scarlet and Gray.
Our Honor Defend kicked off the offseason right this week.....by talking football. Good stuff.
We updated our staff of writers at BHC this week. We officially have......four. Progress! Who knew.
Until next week, keep your friends close, but your enemies closer. Go Bucks.
Follow us on Twitter > @OSUHouseCall