MOBILE, Ala. - A funny thing happened as the North team made its way out of the hotel and towards the team bus for Senior Bowl practice on Monday.
Former Ohio State star John Simon's hands were full, so somebody held the door for him.
Simon looked over to see it was former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson. And this good deed was neither a setup nor blasphemy.
"We should have gotten a picture of that," Simon said.
The Senior Bowl marks a new start for both, including what's both a ceremonial and real burying of past grudges for Simon and Robinson, who have more in common than their Big Ten roots this week. Robinson is trying to get medically cleared for full contact so he can show NFL scouts how far along he is in a potential transition to wide receiver, while Simon is playing outside linebacker and playing football for the first time since Nov. 17.
His lingering knee issues got worse the week of the Michigan game, keeping him out of the finale of Ohio State's 12-0 seaso...