Big Ten Media Days: Bret Bielema Leaving Penn State Roster Alone

"I'm gonna be [Penn State's] biggest fan this year," Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema said after pledging not to pursue transfers from any PSU players. The Nittany Lions aren't eligible to win the division the Badgers happen to play in, so there's really no risk in hoping for 11 weeks worth of success there.

That's a unique stance, as so far pretty much every other coach has said he'll take a look at PSU's roster. Bielema was followed by Purdue's Danny Hope, who indicated he's just fine with accepting a Penn State transfer, and Illinois has reportedly already taken backup tackle Ryan Nowicki. Bielema, of course, was involved in a kerfuffle with Urban Meyer over poached recruits, so he'd kind of look bad if he went and took a roster player from a Big Ten rival.

Also, Bielema twice mentioned he's been married for 19 weeks and five days. This is important to remember.

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