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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2014 Big Ten STANDINGS
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
7:00 PM ET Eastern Illinois Minnesota 10:00 PM ET Rutgers Washington State
8:30 AM ET Penn State UCF 12:00 PM ET Indiana State Indiana 12:00 PM ET Northern Iowa Iowa 12:00 PM ET Appalachian State Michigan 12:00 PM ET 5 Ohio State Navy 12:00 PM ET Western Michigan Purdue 12:05 PM ET Youngstown State Illinois 3:30 PM ET James Madison Maryland 3:30 PM ET Florida Atlantic 22 Nebraska 3:30 PM ET California Northwestern 9:00 PM ET 14 Wisconsin 13 LSU