Big Ten's lunch links
January, 27, 2014
By Chantel Jennings | ESPN.com
Pharrell, Smokey the Bear called and he wants his hat back.
- Ranking the best Nebraska recruiting classes of the BCS era. And the Cornhuskers' 2014 class got a boost this weekend with a commitment from Bishop Gorman's Nick Gates.
- Despite not catching a pass in the Senior Bowl, C.J. Fiedorowicz was honored as the most outstanding receiver in practices leading up to the game. Iowa picked up two commitments this weekend bringing its 2014 class to 21 members.
- Seattle Seahawks safety and former Wisconsin captain Chris Maragos reflects on his days as a Badger.
- Purdue DB coach Jon Heacock is now the assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at Toledo.
- Former Penn State WR Terry Smith is glad to be "back home" with the Nittany Lions, who picked up a big WR commitment this weekend (as well as a LB commitment).
- The Columbus Dispatch's Bill Rabinowitz wrote a feature on Chris Ash yesterday, but here are a bunch of quotes that shed light on Ash and didn't make the final cut.
- New Michigan OC Doug Nussmeier can help Michigan's recruiting in the West and South.
- The Star Tribune's Joe Christensen takes a lengthy look at Minnesota RB commit Jeff Jones and what he means for the Gophers.
- Defensive tackle Daniel Cage said MSU has moved to the top of his list after his visit (subscription). The Detroit Free Press put together a photo gallery of MSU's 2014 class.
- Maryland's two newest commits share a lot more than a Terrapin commitment.
- Rutgers picked up a commitment from a QB out of Michigan who played behind current Michigan QB Shane Morris.
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BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Washington State 45 Colorado State 48 Final 20 Fresno State 20 25 USC 45 Final Buffalo 24 San Diego State 49 Final Tulane 21 Louisiana-Lafayette 24
Final Pittsburgh 30 Bowling Green 27 Final Utah State 21 23 Northern Illinois 14
Final Marshall 31 Maryland 20 Final Syracuse 21 Minnesota 17 Final Brigham Young 16 Washington 31
Final Rutgers 16 Notre Dame 29 Final Cincinnati 17 North Carolina 39 Final Miami (FL) 9 18 Louisville 36 Final Michigan 14 Kansas State 31
Final Middle Tennessee 6 Navy 24 Final Ole Miss 25 Georgia Tech 17 Final 10 Oregon 30 Texas 7 Final 14 Arizona State 23 Texas Tech 37
Final Arizona 42 Boston College 19 Final Virginia Tech 12 17 UCLA 42 Final Rice 7 Mississippi State 44 Final 24 Duke 48 21 Texas A&M 52
Final Nebraska 24 22 Georgia 19 Final UNLV 14 North Texas 36 Final Iowa 14 16 LSU 21 Final 19 Wisconsin 24 9 South Carolina 34 Final 5 Stanford 20 4 Michigan State 24 Final 15 UCF 52 6 Baylor 42
Final 13 Oklahoma State 31 8 Missouri 41 Final 12 Clemson 40 7 Ohio State 35