Big Ten lunch links
June, 26, 2014
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
USMNT, let's do this.
- Big Ten Network president Mark Silverman discusses the network's East Coast cable distribution agreements.
- BTN will have an on-campus presence for the Penn State-Rutgers game in Piscataway, New Jersey. Rutgers adds a wide receiver recruit for the 2015 class.
- Bob Flounders examines Penn State's defense following the loss of linebacker Ben Kline (Achilles). Kline's injury should remind PSU fans to enjoy the victories.
- Maryland must adjust to playing on the B1G stage.
- Three Big Ten teams -- Ohio State, Michigan State and Wisconsin -- make this list of 20 playoff contenders. The Spartans undoubtedly have a chance to make the field of four.
- Some personnel updates from Minnesota defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys. Former Gophers tight end Ben Utecht testifies to Congress about head injuries in football.
- Illinois on Wednesday added its first defensive recruit for 2015.
- A closer look at Indiana entering the 2014 season.
- Safety Anthony Gair could move up Iowa's depth chart.
- Northwestern is diversifying its passing game through 2015 recruiting.
- Reporters weigh in on the top Big Ten players of the BCS era.
- Who is on Nebraska's defensive line Mount Rushmore?
- Former Purdue star Cliff Avril is living the dream.
- The Big Ten takes the lead in pushing for athlete welfare reforms.
College Football Top Plays: Bowl Season
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
Final Cincinnati 17 Virginia Tech 33 Final 15 Arizona State 36 Duke 31 Final Miami (FL) 21 South Carolina 24 Final/OT Boston College 30 Penn State 31 Final Nebraska 42 24 USC 45
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