Big Ten lunch links
April, 29, 2014
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
The links are slimming up for the summer.
- Five lessons from Rutgers' spring practice, including Gary Nova as the team's top quarterback.
- The Big Ten continues to fight a perception problem. Gerry DiNardo shares his thoughts on each Big Ten team coming out of the spring.
- The backup quarterback spot is among Michigan State's unsettled position competitions.
- Attrition from Michigan's 2010 recruiting class seems to be keeping the team forever young.
- Big Ten ADs Barry Alvarez (Wisconsin) and Gene Smith (Ohio State) don't think the playoff will expand beyond four teams.
- Wisconsin's operations director leaves for the same post at BYU. An early projection of the Badgers' offensive depth chart.
- Ohio State fans should be thankful for an ugly portrait Georgia produced for then-recruit Raekown McMillan.
- A look at five Illinois players yet to arrive on campus who could help this season.
- Penn State assistant Herb Hand continues to immerse himself in his new community.
- Iowa's Jordan Lomax has a wider view of the field from the free safety position. Two position groups fuel the Hawkeyes' optimism for 2014.
- BTN.com looks at the top three Big Ten players at each position.
- A comprehensive look at Northwestern's roster entering the summer.
- Purdue adds two preferred walk-ons for 2014.
- A quick profile of Indiana's NFL draft hopeful wide receiver Cody Latimer.
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BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
End 1st Qtr Utah State 7 UTEP 3 3:30 PM ET 22 Utah Colorado State 5:45 PM ET Western Michigan Air Force 9:15 PM ET South Alabama Bowling Green Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16
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