B1G links: Quirky Ott leading Iowa
Indiana is one of the few teams in the Big Ten using the 3-4 defense. In its second year, the Hoosiers want and need more success out of it.
One of the top inside linebackers in the 2016 class has serious Maryland interest. But the Terps will be battling Auburn, Clemson and LSU to win his services.
An estimated 175 people showed up to a Pizza House in Ann Arbor to watch and listen to Jim Harbaugh talk, Angelique Chengelis writes.
One Deadspin writer believes that Michigan State will spend another year among college football’s elite, but ultimately end up falling short of Ohio State again.
Virginia Tech is ready for either J.T. Barrett or Cardale Jones to take the first snap. Bud Foster said it won’t affect how they attack the Buckeyes.
There is a Joe Paterno beer that has already sold over A MILLION cans. Duquesne Brewery just keeps churning out more and more profits thanks to the longtime Penn State coach, Darren Rovell writes.
There are a few things to know about Norfolk State, like how their quarterback was unfazed against SEC champion Alabama last year, Keith Sargeant writes.
It’s not an ideal situation, but this is exactly the opportunity Bill Cubit has been working his whole career for, Jeremy Werner writes.
Everybody knows about Drew Ott’s egg-eating ways, but there’s much more to Iowa’s unique defensive end.
Longtime friends Jerry Kill and Gary Patterson haven’t turned into enemies with their programs set to square off again to kick off 2015. Instead, they’ve remained close.
Speaking of Drew Ott, Mitch Sherman also told the story about how Bo Pelini and the Huskers gave the Giltner, Neb. native the cold shoulder.
Clayton Thorson might not have college experience, but his demeanor is not that of a redshirt freshman.
There are still several unanswered questions looming heading into Purdue’s opener at Marshall, Mike Carmin writes.
The starting offensive line is finally set. The only problem? That group didn’t practice together once in the three weeks of fall camp, Jeff Potrykus writes.