Big Ten lunch links
June, 5, 2014
By Austin Ward | ESPN.com
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- Michigan sophomore tight end Jake Butt is jogging again, raising some hopes that he might be back early in the season after having ACL surgery in February.
- There's an established starter in place in the Michigan State backfield, but that isn't stopping Madre London from setting some high goals for his first season on campus.
- Urban Meyer reflects on the NCAA sanctions and the circumstances that brought him back to Ohio State.
- The Penn State defense isn't generating all that much buzz, but a pair of tackles could be worthy of a little attention heading into the season.
- Nebraska associate athletic director Paul Meyers, a man considered a confidant of Bo Pelini, resigned his post this week, and Steven M. Sipple asks a few questions about the move.
- Purdue fans longing to be represented on the team helmet are having their dreams come true.
- The Indiana receiving corps set the bar high a year ago. Can the Hoosiers match the production this fall?
- TCF Bank Stadium will still have separate logos for the Gophers and the Vikings while the two share the facility for the next two seasons.
- Big Ten fever is apparently running wild at Rutgers, where season-ticket sales are on the rise.
- A revised witness list in the O'Bannon case includes Jim Delany's name.
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BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
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