Big Ten's lunch links
June, 19, 2014
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
A devastating World Cup showing for Spain. On the plus side, they get to go back to Spain.
- Josh Ferguson will have to carry a big load for Illinois this year. The Illini got a commitment from an offensive lineman.
- A defensive end said yes to Indiana.
- Depth at safety is a concern for Iowa, and Kirk Ferentz says some incoming freshmen may have to contribute there. Hawkeyes seniors say they need to step up their leadership and accountability after a few off-the-field incidents.
- Jabrill Peppers wants to restore the winning tradition at Michigan. The Wolverines found a Messiah at QB for the 2016 class.
- Mark Dantonio is preparing for his second act, Graham Couch writes.
- Former Minnesota star Tyrone Carter counts his blessings despite his wife being paralyzed.
- Ohio State added another commitment, this time a defensive end from Cleveland.
- Dave Joyner made a positive impact in a no-win situation at Penn State, Cory Giger writes.
- Purdue is exploring the idea of going to FieldTurf at Ross-Ade Stadium.
- Wisconsin landed a highly-rated tight end from Illinois.
- A Rutgers contingent attended the deployment ceremony at Fort Dix.
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BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
11:00 AM ET Nevada Louisiana-Lafayette 2:20 PM ET Utah State UTEP 3:30 PM ET 22 Utah Colorado State 5:45 PM ET Western Michigan Air Force 9:15 PM ET South Alabama Bowling Green
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State