B1GSundayEncoreFirst and foremost we want to wish all of the Buckeye moms out there a very Happy Mother's Day. If the rest of the moms around the B1G have a great day as well then, meh, that's ok too. Now to the week that was....

Ohio State didn't land our next four- or five-star talent this week but, on the bright side, we also didn't have any de-commits after Lewis Neal and Alex Anzalone both pulled their commitments last week. A quick tour around Twitter also shows that our former, current and future Buckeyes are now gathering inspiration on their own now that @BDubsTriviaGuru is behind bars trying to remain inspired himself.

We take a tour around The Buckeye Bloggers Network, as well as the blogs of all eleven other B1G schools, so we can keep an eye on what the enemy has up their sleeve and at the same time overdose you with B1G sports news. It also gives us the opportunity to smear a Scarlet font all over the links of the rest of the conference. Hyperlinks abound - 41 in total.....


  • BBN_SquareTerrelle Pryor was back in the news this week, care of Sports Illustrated's Jim Trotter, and many within Buckeye Nation simply didn't want to hear it. Chris Holloway from UnScripted Ohio came to TP's defense.
  • Speaking of controversy, we posted an Ohio State career pictorial of Jim Tressel yesterday here at BHC and it quickly brought the love back out of Buckeye Nation. If you haven't seen it yet, and happen to love Tress as much as we do, it's worth a look.
  • We also published a conversation between future in-laws - each rooting for opposite sides of The Rivalry - as BHC's Carrie Janello took on a US Marine who also happens to root for the Wolverines. True fans? Certainly. But some are quite fair weather, and Mitch Goldberg gave us the criteria.
  • The guys at The Buckeye Battlecry took a quick trip down memory lane by looking at the legacy of former Ohio State head coach John Cooper, and then brought us up to date on Buckeyes' hoops potential for landing Amile Jefferson out of PA.
  • On Wednesday we were still thinking about the connection between the fans and student-athletes, specifically through the ease of social media, and OHD's Charles Kuehn weighed in with his Wednesday Morning Hive.
  • Suffering from the hoops and football off-season lull? The Silver Bullet injected some news from all other Ohio State sports that are currently in-season with their Campus Spotlight. For the record - I had NO idea that the OSU Crew team competes as a 'club' sport against schools who have earned their way out of club status - yet they represent the Buckeyes quite well!
  • How many read up on the talk of disbanning college football alltogether? The MotSaG crew has a different idea.


Wisconsin Badgers

Penn State Nittany Lions

Purdue Boilermakers

Illinois Fighting Illini

  • Not much going on in Champaign this week, except perhaps my favorite link of the day > Illinois basketball scored a 5th year senior transfer from Coastal Carolina who decided to announce it in the strangest of ways. No, announcing on Twitter isn't all that strange. But throwing a "F*ck it" into your announcement is.

Indiana Hoosiers


Michigan Wolverines (hhhhhhhhhhock, spit)

Nebraska Cornhuskers

Michigan State Spartans

  • An interesting saga around the transfer of DeAnthony Arnett to East Lansing in order to be closer to his ill father. The NCAA's take on having to sit out a year to do so? Well, we're still waiting two months later.
  • Pretty cool, categorized analysis of "Penalty Attitude" of different college football programs around the country.

Iowa Hawkeyes

Northwestern Wildcats

  • There is seriously NOTHING going on in Evanston, unless you like Wildcats lacrosse - in which case we're you're hook up. Read up here, here, here and here. Good God - play some football or something, Northwestern - or at least give us a way-too-early preseason football poll.

Minnesota Golden Gophers

  • It now looks like the Vikinigs aren't moving to LA but instead invading the Gophers' TCF Bank Stadium.
  • If you wonder what Minnesota thinks of the rest of their Legends division, they told us on Friday. I didn't much care - until I saw how good of a job The Daily Gopher did with their preview.