Before we get to the blogpoll and links, there is some basketball recruiting news. It looks like the first 2031 commitment will be for Men's Basketball, as Mrs. T-Mill and I found out this morning we're having a little boy. Since he's likely not going to be a 6'9" beast in the post I am already telling him to dribble with the left hand away from the umbilical cord so he can be a point guard.
And now, your Boilermakings links:
Q&A with Travis Miller of Hammer and Rails plus ACC/Big Ten Challenge Predictions. - State of The U
State of the U goes outside the box and talks Miami Hoops, Maryland's departure to the Big Ten, the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, and much more with TMill of SB Nation's Purdue site, Hammer and Rails.
The BS guys praise Morgan Burke for the way the coaching search has been handled so far.
2012 All-Big Ten Conference Football Teams " Big Ten Network
Kawann Short, Josh Johnson, and Ricardo Allen make the list, with Antavian Edison and Cody Webster as honorable mention selections.
College ShameDay: Who Embarrassed Themselves Over The Holiday Weekend (Besides Indiana)?
Our weekly college football shame index.
Purdue must invest more with next coach - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
As expected, Purdue decided to part ways with head coach Danny Hope, firing him on Sunday.
Purdue AD wants offensive-minded coach - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
Anyone interested in applying to become the next Purdue football head coach had better have one thing on his resume: a proven record of knowing how to score points.
Getting to Know You Part I: A Chat With the Terrapins of Maryland - Off Tackle Empire
So there are some new guys coming into the conference. What better way to get to know them than ask about what food and drinks they're bringing? Ben Broman from Testudo Times drops by and drops little bits of knowledge bombs on us. 2013 Player Rankings : Indiana Prep
Purdue Coach Danny Hope Fired - Off Tackle Empire
Purdue's head coach canned after a disappointing 6-6 season.
2012 Bowl projections, Week 14: Notre Dame-Alabama championship, BCS to be busted - SBNation.com
Purdue vs. Iowa State in the Heart of Dallas Bowl here.