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.
Moving Day For Maryland And Rutgers
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 Youngstown State Illinois 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 Ohio State Navy 12:00 PM ET Western Michigan Purdue 3:30 PM ET James Madison Maryland 3:30 PM ET Florida Atlantic Nebraska 3:30 PM ET California Northwestern 9:00 PM ET Wisconsin LSU