Big Ten lunchtime links
February, 1, 2013
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
So long, Liz Lemon. You will be missed.
- Iowa and Nebraska would rather play each other than shop on Black Friday.
- Juco star Randy Gregory hopes to have an immediate impact on Nebraska's defensive line. The high school coach of Taylor Martinez's brother has lots of praise for him.
- Brady Hoke and Michigan have gone all-in on recruiting offensive linemen. The Wolverines get a break in their schedule in 2013.
- Michigan State has started focusing on the 2014 class. Spartans recruit Dennis Finley is a bit of a maverick.
- Ohio State is making a late push to land another offensive lineman in this class. Prices to see the Buckeyes are going up.
- Bill O'Brien sold a running back on his run-on program at Penn State. Becoming a Nittany Lion run-on is a costly enterprise. Offensive lineman Eric Shrive won the 2013 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award for his work raising money for kidney cancer patients and research.
- Ex-Purdue linebacker Dwayne Beckford was sentenced for drug and probation violations.
- A lineman is walking on at Wisconsin.
- More info on the towering tight end who picked Minnesota.
- Looking at the top recruit from each Big Ten state.
- Athlon ranks the Big Ten rosters.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Eastern Illinois 20 Minnesota 42 Final Rutgers 41 Washington State 38
Final Penn State 26 UCF 24 Final Youngstown State 17 Illinois 28 Final Indiana State 10 Indiana 28 Final Northern Iowa 23 Iowa 31 Final Appalachian State 14 Michigan 52 Final 5 Ohio State 34 Navy 17 Final Western Michigan 34 Purdue 43 Final Florida Atlantic 7 22 Nebraska 55 Final California 31 Northwestern 24 Final James Madison 7 Maryland 52 Final 14 Wisconsin 24 13 LSU 28