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Tuesday Morning Brews: Draft Fallout

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If you're not a draft enthusiast, it's been a quiet week.

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2017 Draft Will See Plenty of Wolverines In The Early Rounds

Of course, for Michigan fans, the 2017 draft is worth the wait. There's some business to clean up in the 2016 season first.

Jake Rudock Brushes Off Comparisons To Tom Brady

Fun fact: Rudock was 15-10 at Iowa, and 10-3 at Michigan.

Illinois Satellite Camps: Chicago, St. Louis, Tampa, Dallas

Ohio State will also be running a satellite camp in conjunction with Alabama, USC, and TCU (which is hosting). This is about to get fun.

If you want to look ahead at recruiting a little closer to home, Eleven Warriors has you covered with a look at Ohio's 2018 talent - the class Michigan has been experiencing success in.

Oh, also, best of luck to the #196 pick (6th round) in the NFL draft:

Meanwhile, the Lions picked up Anthony Zettel, and Jordan Howard will be going to the Bears. Minnesota's Eric Murray and De'Vondre Campbell were picked in the fourth round by Kansas City and Atlanta, respectively.

Three fullbacks did manage to get drafted, and all of them were Big Ten guys - Andy Janovich at #176 (Denver Broncos), Dan Vitale at #197 (Tampa Bay), and Derek Watt at #198 (San Diego Chargers). Sione Houma was also part of a slew of UDFA signings by the Saints, which included Jack Allen and Wisconsin DB Mike Caputo.

The Character Concerns of Connor Cook

I doubt that Cook is a leader. But I also believe he is a stubborn, competitive pain in the ass who will work his tail off every day of the week, and this dose of disrespekt will motivate him. We'll see.

Cardale Celebrates Being DraftedIntroducing Eli Apple's Mom, Annie

A couple heart-warming links about Buckeyes. Strange, I know.

Minnesota AD Search Continues

Here's an update on the vacancy left by Norwood Teague.

Rutgers Kicks Off Weight Room Renovations

Finances and the state of campus have been important topics for RU fans in their first years in the Big Ten. Those points of concern are looking improved.

Illinois Is Exploring Getting A Mascot

I'd like to use this platform to recommend sloths. Sloths are popular now, and they're great swimmers. It'll be a great option.

Joshua Kaindoh's Misdirection Prank

No comment on that one.

Draft Takeaways: Big Ten Is Closing The Talent Gap

This promises to create more exciting games, bolster the rivalries, and keep players sharp. Simply, yes. Sign me up.