Heyooooooo. Big Ten Media Days! Your chance to see our shiny new (?) head coach speak in front of the Big Ten media for the first time.
Consider this an open thread for the Mike Riley and Big Ten Media Days segments, even though we all know that Jim Harbaugh will overwhelm everyone and everything.
Here's a bunch of news from yesterday:
Meet Marcel, the simple Pre-Season College Football Projections Model - Football Study Hall
Taking a very basic look at a simple projection system for College Football
Maryland football's first 2015 depth chart includes a 3-way battle at QB - Testudo Times
Perry Hills in the mix!
Maryland Terrapins refuse to label 2015 a 'rebuilding season' - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
Maryland Terrapins insist that labeling this a rebuilding year is an oversimplification of where the Terps stand.
‘Cost Of Attendance’ Discrepancy: Meyer Reacts
One of the biggest changes in college football is the "cost of attendance" stipend that players will begin receiving this year. This is money that is in addition to everything they already receive as scholarship athletes. Sounds good, right? Well, the problem is the amounts that players are paid greatly varies across the board.
Ohio State Buckeyes, USC Trojans have high hopes amid preseason polls
Preseason polls are almost meaningless.
Actually, they're not. They generate discussion, and they also allow the casual college football fan an idea of what the big games are on a particular weekend.
The REAL 2015 Preseason All-B1G Team - Off Tackle Empire
Deep, dark secrets from the B1G Media Days must come to light.
Decision on football unionization effort expected in coming weeks - Inside NU
A final ruling could be issued around Aug. 27.
The Curious Case of Wisconsin Quarterbacks - Off Tackle Empire
Or "An Impassioned Defense of Joel Stave"
Wisconsin football: Paul Chryst's return, Badgers' academic standards highlight Big Ten media day - Bucky's 5th Quarter
The Badgers' media sessions on Thursday were understated but still quite interesting as the program enters a new era.
Paul Chryst has a high bar for Wisconsin's offense - Bucky's 5th Quarter
Speaking at Big Ten media days, Paul Chryst talked Corey Clement and the direction of Wisconsin's offense.
Randy Edsall's Big Ten Media Day quotes: Daxx Garman eligible, beating Penn State is good - Testudo Times
Day one of Big Ten Media Day is underway and head football coach Randy Edsall just took to the mic to discuss a number of things leading up to the Terrapins first game on September 5th.
#TBT--GREATEST GOPHER PLAY, EVER? - The Daily Gopher
Was a punt return in 1936 the greatest Gopher football play ever?
2015 Big Ten Media Days: Thursday Social Media Recap - The Champaign Room
Tim Beckman... could be a politician.
Hawkeyes believe turnaround begins from within : Iowa Hawkeyes Football
"I didn’t come to Iowa to go 7-6,’’ Blythe said. "There was some complacency at times last season, times when we took things for granted and thought maybe a loss was OK. It’s our job as senior leaders to do something about that.’’
SpartanMag.com - Best d-line of Dantonio era will help MSU 'Reach Higher'
"Our defensive front is maybe as talented a group as we've had since I've been at Michigan State these last nine years," Dantonio said. "And I would put it very much on par with the defensive line we had at Ohio State. You know, 2002 season."
Holocaust Victims Mocked in Ohio State Band Parody Songbook - WSJ
Matt Cominski, another former band member, who penned a song about Nebraska that included antigay jokes and references to sex with animals, said he had "a lot of confidence that it was never going to see the light of day."
Another Nebraska song added for 2012 opens with this verse: "There’s no place as gay as Nebraska, except maybe Michigan U. Where the girls are all hairy, and the boys are all fairies, on your chest we will poo."
On your chest we will poo?