Bobby Rainey is key to the Western Kentucky offense.
- IU getting back into swing of things after bye week (The Journal Gazette | Fort Wayne, IN)
Lynch on the Big Ten teleconference (The Journal Gazette | Fort Wayne, IN)
"It's really unusual, and even more so because we opened on a Thursday night," Lynch said. "We tried to turn it into a positive. We didn't go back into training camp mode, but we went back into working on the things we need to get better. We went good-on-good. "There are still some positions where there is some competition and we wanted the guys to compete. We didn't want anyone to get comfortable after one game."
Eric Crawford | Forecast: Rainey for Western Kentucky football | courier-journal.com | The Courier-Journal
Bobby Rainey is going to get the ball. He is going to take the handoff and become a 5-foot-8, 196-pound, low-to-the-ground locomotive. And as with many forces of nature, knowing what is coming doesn't necessarily help you stop it.
Recruiting Central |The Indianapolis Star
Indiana University coach Tom Crean makes his in-home visit to Washington big man Cody Zeller today. Zeller, as everyone knows by know, has narrowed his list of schools to Butler, IU and North Carolina (in no particular order, so we're going alphabetical here).
Bowling Green Daily News
A familiar name worked its way into the discussion Monday with talk of WKU’s preparation for its home opener Saturday against Indiana. That name being former head coach David Elson, now a defensive quality control coach with the Hoosiers after being fired midway through his seventh season as WKU’s head coach in 2009. "I don’t think that plays a factor in this ballgame," Taggart said. "We’re playing Indiana University, not coach Elson. He did a lot of good things here. I learned a lot of things from him that I apply to how I work now. "That’s pretty much it."
Meet the enemy: Western Kentucky (The Indianapolis Star)
Junior running back Bobby Rainey ranks fourth in the nation in rushing yards per game. In the opener at Nebraska, Rainey rushed for 155 yards and one touchdown. Nebraska ranked No. 9 in rushing defense last season. Against Kentucky, Rainey had 184 yards and two scores.
The Inside Scoop: Maine South grad Matt Perez out for season at Indiana (Chicago Tribune)
Perez was expected to redshirt, but that's a tough blow for a highly regarded recruit.