Big Ten lunchtime links: Bradley deserves a shot at Penn State

Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg

I'll be on the Big Ten coaches' conference call for the next bit, so check back later for news updates.

For now, here's your daily diet of links.

"It has long appeared that the Buckeyes try to be too much the chameleon on offense, which can lead to predictability because only a few plays are run out of each formation. After all, there are only so many plays a team can practice.
"They've shown the I formation, the broken I, the one-back, the shotgun, the pistol and variations on those themes. Sometimes they've got one wide receiver on the field in a two tight-end power formation; sometimes they've had five receivers on the field in a shotgun spread. Sometimes they've got combinations."

  • Youth is no longer an excuse for Michigan, and Rich Rodriguez wants his team to become mentally tougher, Mark Snyder writes in the Detroit Free Press.