ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg will be appearing on LTP soon with his take on Northwestern's 2010 recruiting haul and offering some Big Ten context. In the meantime, some thoughts and links as we head in to a Super Bowl weekend that most of us are much more intrigued by the long-lead pregame show - the 'Cats home tilt with Indiana.Louie Vaccher was the first to break the bad news that 2009 commit and redshirt freshman Nick Adamle, the 300-pound Chicago-area lineman with the NU bloodlines (uncle Mike was star RB in early 1970s) is never going to play for the 'Cats. Adamle's freshman year shoulder injury was unable to be repaired by doctors after four surgeries. Our thoughts are with you Nick! He'll reportedly now be a student assistant. In the pick-me-up department, how 'bout the women...

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