Big Ten's lunch links
March, 24, 2014
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Spent the weekend hoopin' it up in Milwaukee. Good times. Back to the football grind, and the links.
- Previewing spring practice at Rutgers here and here.
- Eleven thoughts on the first half of Nebraska's spring. Huskers lineman Alex Lewis was sentenced to 45 days in jail for his role in a fight while attending Colorado.
- James Franklin is trying to break through to his Penn State players. In hiring Franklin, Penn State took an important step toward becoming more diverse.
- A look at Mark Dantonio's new contract at Michigan State. A year after being mocked, Michigan State's receiving corps should be a major strength for the team.
- A good breakdown of Ohio State's linebacker position this spring.
- An Illinois state senator wants to add another Illinois school to the Big Ten. Um, OK.
- Michigan could pick up an offensive line transfer from Alabama.
- Tim Beckman has greater ownership over the 2014 Illinois squad.
- Five things to like and five concerns entering Iowa's spring practice.
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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