Big Ten's lunch links
June, 25, 2014
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
It's OK, these links don't bite.
- More on the Big Ten presidents' list of athlete welfare reforms here and here.
- A good piece from the Chicago Tribune on how Big Ten schools could afford to pay their athletes.
- From Tuesday night: bad news for Penn State as LB Ben Kline suffered a ruptured Achilles' tendon. Recruit Manny Bowen explains why he picked PSU.
- Big names could be on the way for Ohio State's recruiting class. Carlos Hyde is still ticked about the fourth-down call in the Big Ten title game.
- Iowa is thinking bigger with an overdue facilities upgrade. The Hawkeyes' running back corps could be the Big Ten's deepest (take that, AIRBHG).
- Sporting News names its preseason All-Big Ten team.
- Some good details from Sam McKewon on WR Damore'ea Stringfellow's flip from Nebraska to Ole Miss.
- As part of the "My Wish" series, a teenage leukemia patient becomes a Michigan Wolverine for a day.
- Northwestern's wide receiver recruiting surge continues with in-state prospect Cameron Green.
- Running back recruit Markell Jones thinks he's a perfect fit at Purdue.
- Rutgers already plays Big Ten-style football, former Illinois lineman David Diehl says. Scarlet Knights lineman Zack Heeman is driven by the memory of his brother, who committed suicide in 2012.
- ICYMI: Barry Alvarez reflects on a decade as Wisconsin's athletic director.
- Minnesota bolsters its line with its latest 2015 recruit.
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BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
8:00 1st Qtr Nevada 0 Louisiana-Lafayette 7 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