Big Ten Week 7 Pickoff

The staff weighs in:

  Record Wisconsin @ Indiana Purdue @ Iowa Penn State @ Nebraska Minnesota @ Illinois Northwestern @ Michigan
Ryan Callihan 25-6 Wisconsin Iowa2 PSU Minnesota michigan logo
Matt Brinkman 23-8 Wisconsin Iowa2 Logo Minnesota michigan logo
Joseph Boyd 23-8 Wisconsin Iowa2 Logo Illinois michigan logo
Jon Jennings 22-9 Wisconsin Iowa2 Logo Minnesota michigan logo
Clint Derringer 22-9 Wisconsin Iowa2 PSU Minnesota michigan logo
Sean O’Connell 22-9 Wisconsin Iowa2 PSU Minnesota michigan logo
Lance Callihan 21-10 Wisconsin Iowa2 PSU Minnesota michigan logo
Todd Male 21-10 Indiana Iowa2 PSU Minnesota michigan logo

2013 Big Ten Recruiting Rankings (9/1/2012)

1. Michigan (23) No additions in August.

2. Notre Dame (19) Added former 3 star Penn State verbal Will Fuller (WR-PA).

3. Ohio State (16) No additions in August.

4. Nebraska (14) Added three stars Zach Hannon (OT-MO) and Jonathan Cook (CB-AL).

5. Illinois (19) Added three stars Martize Barr (JC-WR-IA), Reggie Spearman (LB-IL) and Darwyn Kelly (S-DC). Also added un-ranked prospect Miguel Hermosillo (RB-IL).

6. Northwestern (17) Added three stars Keith Watkins (RB-OH) and Godwin Igwebuike (S-OH).

7. Iowa (17) Added un-ranked Matthew VandeBerg (WR-SD).

8. Wisconsin (12) Added three star Alec James (DE-WI).

9. Michigan State (13) Added three stars Demetrius Cooper (DE-IL) and Dennis Finley (OT-MI).

10. Penn State (10) Added un-ranked Jordan Smith (CB-DC). Zach Bradshaw (3* WR), William Fuller (3* WR) and Dorian Johnson (4* OT) all de-committed in August.

11. Purdue (10) Added three star Dwayne Johnson (OT-TX)

12. Indiana (8) Added four star Antonio Allen (S-IN), three star Chase Dutra (S-IN) and un-ranked prospect Myles Graham (RB-FL).

13. Minnesota (6) Added un-ranked Jalen Myrick (CB-GA).

2013 Big Ten Recruiting Rankings (8/1/2012)

Monthly Big Ten (& Notre Dame) Recruiting Rankings (Last Month: July):

1.

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23

Added four star Ross Douglas (CB-OH) just days after his de-commitment from Penn State.

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2.

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Added four star prospects Alex Anzalone (LB-PA) and Jamel James (RB-TX).  (Editor Note: Anzalone was a previous O$U Commit.)

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16

Added three star prospects Taivon Jacobs (WR-MD) and Tim Gardner (OT-IN).

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2013 Big Ten Recruiting Rankings (7/9/2012)

Monthly Big Ten (& Notre Dame) Recruiting Rankings:
1. Michigan Banner 22

Added four star defensive tackles Henry Poggi (DT-MD) and Maurice Hurst Jr. (DT-MA) as well as unranked long snapping prospect Scott Sypniewski (ranked as one of the top LS in the nation) and sleeper cornerback Channing Stribling (CB-NC).

2. Notre Dame Banner 17

Added four linebacker prospects in five star Jaylon Smith (IN), four star Alex Anzalone (PA) and three stars Michael Deeb (FL) and Danny Mattingly (WA).

3. Ohio State Banner 14

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2013 Big Ten Recruiting Rankings (5/1/2012)

 

1. Michigan Wolverines Block M Flag (17)

Added 4 star linebacker Ben Gedeon (Hudson, OH) on 4/10. Quote from The Detroit News: "Michigan just has what I’m looking for,” Gedeon told the Cleveland Plain Dealer. "It has what I need to support me academically, I relate well with the coaches, it’s a great football program with players who really like the coaches and enjoy the program.”

Ben Gedeon - 24/7 Sports

2. Ohio State Buckeyes Banner (13)

Had a huge April, adding 8 prospects. 4 star prospects Joey Bosa (DE-FL-5 stars on some sites), Ezekiel Elliott (RB-MO), Marcus Baugh (TE-CA), J.T. Barnett (DTQB-TX), Alex Anzalone (LB-PA) and three stars Jayme Thompson (S-OH) and Tracy Sprinkle (DT-OH). Lewis Neal (LB-NC) had also verballed, but recently opened things back up after an intriguing offer from LSU.

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