Big Ten lunch links
May, 12, 2014
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Happy belated Mother's Day to all the moms out there. I got to spend the first part of Sunday with mine before flying home to see my wife on her first Mother's Day. Good times.
To the links ...
To the links ...
- The latest on the arrest of Rutgers QB Philip Nelson while the victim in the assault fights for his life.
- Big Ten football is taking a backseat to branding under Jim Delany, Tom Shatel writes. Todd Jones previews this week's Big Ten athletic directors' meetings.
- A look at the Big Ten's drought of a top-10 pick.
- Taylor Martinez gets his NFL chance, but not as a quarterback. Huskers DE Randy Gregory is No. 1 overall in USA Today's 2015 mock draft.
- James Franklin is a hit as the commencement speaker at his alma mater. An interesting piece from Michael Weinreb on whether Franklin, already idolized at Penn State, can avoid controversy.
- A poor showing in the NFL draft makes last year's MSU team more impressive. The 2015 draft should be much better for the Spartans.
- Kirk Ferentz's NFL pipeline remains a point of pride for Iowa.
- After showing patience at Wisconsin, RB James White had to wait his turn Saturday.
- Rounding up Ohio State's free-agent signings.
- If certain mock drafts are correct, Michigan could have another first-round pick in 2015.
- A touching story on Illinois WR Justin Hardee and his memories of his late mother. A closer look at Illinois in 2014.
- The latest on Indiana's undrafted free-agent prospects.
- Former Purdue star Ryan Kerrigan looks forward to watching Boilers DE Ryan Russell this fall.
- For the first time since 1970, neither Illinois nor Northwestern had a player selected in the NFL draft.
2Q MICH D. Gardner sacked by J. Norris for -5 yds
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
8:21 2nd Qtr Utah 10 Michigan 3 12:01 2nd Qtr Rutgers 10 Navy 7 End 1st Qtr Massachusetts 0 Penn State 6 15:00 2nd Qtr San Jose State 7 Minnesota 10 2:31 1st Qtr Texas State 14 Illinois 6 1:54 1st Qtr Indiana 7 18 Missouri 7 8:00 PM ET Miami (FL) 24 Nebraska Final Iowa 24 Pittsburgh 20 Final Eastern Michigan 14 11 Michigan State 73 Final Western Illinois 7 Northwestern 24 Final Southern Illinois 13 Purdue 35 Final Bowling Green 17 19 Wisconsin 68 Final Maryland 34 Syracuse 20