Does Iowa have a No. 1 quarterback? | 1:01"Donâ€™t read into it, please," coach Kirk Ferentz asked reporters at the Big Ten media days Monday. The competition between sophomore Nathan Stanley and junior Tyler Wiegers, he says, isn't settled yet. Mark Emmert / The Register
CHICAGO – By mid-afternoon Tuesday, Big Ten Conference signage was already being taken down at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. But before closing the book on the book on the league’s media days here, what did we learn? Here is my Cliff’s notes version, with a heavy Iowa slant. Kirk Ferentz doesn’t seem worried about his quarterback situation. In fact, nobody in the Hawkeye camp does.
CHICAGO – On the printed page, they come across as just another pair of strident football coaches, talking about “culture” and “challenges” and the long road ahead. It’s in person that the two newest leaders in the Big Ten West diverge sharply. Minnesota’s P.J. Fleck has the staccato cadence of a pitchman on a late-night infomercial, equal parts exhilarating and exhausting to behold.
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