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.