Big Ten lunchtime links
March, 28, 2014
By Josh Moyer | ESPN.com
Hope your bracket is faring better than mine ...
- Michigan State's defensive success starts with its cornerbacks, and sophomore Darian Hicks is getting the first crack at replacing projected first-round pick Darqueze Dennard.
- In what has become the norm, Indiana is still waiting for one quarterback to emerge as the starter.
- Dontre Wilson has made big strides this offseason and is playing as well as any Ohio State receiver, according to assistant coach Zach Smith.
- Rutgers coach Kyle Flood said joining the Big Ten has opened up some non-traditional recruiting areas for him in this Q&A with the Big Ten Network's Tom Dienhart.
- Iowa might change Damon Bullock's role from running back to slot receiver and, HawkCentral's Pat Harty writes, that new position would better utilize Bullock's talent.
- OL Graham Glasgow remains suspended for Michigan's opener, but he finally has returned to spring practice.
- Maryland coach Randy Edsall said the team is "moving forward" and tailback Wes Brown is performing well following a report that Brown allegedly drove a car involved in a shooting.
- It didn't take much for Minnesota DB Cedric Thompson to convince Jerry Kill that he couldstep up as the team's defensive leader this offseason.
- Wisconsin's defense seemed much more energetic on Thursday, as the largest play it allowed was a 15-yard quarterback scramble.
- StateCollege.com's Mike Poorman takes a look back at six players from Penn State's 2011 recruiting class -- known as the "Supa Six" -- and wonders what has happened to the group.
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