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- Former Ohio State special-teams standout Shaun Lane still doesn't have full range of motion after a serious injury in the Fiesta Bowl, Tim May writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
Doctors told him that he'd suffered an "evulsion," or uprooting, of the brachial plexis, a collection of nerves running from the spinal cord to the arm. "I've been told it will be two years at least until I get most of my movement back," he said.
- Mark Dantonio's recruiting gains at Michigan State will impact the Michigan State-Michigan rivalry, the Detroit Free Press' Jamie Samuelsen writes in his blog.
- The Sporting News' Matt Hayes breaks down Big Ten scheduling for 2009.
- Northwestern incoming recruit Patrick Ward is set up to succeed both on and off the field, Colleen Kane writes in the Chicago Tribune.
- Bill Lynch's accessibility to high school coaches (subscription required) has helped Indiana's recruiting, and the Hoosiers picked up two commitments during the weekend, H. Williams Kellenberger writes in The (Bloomington) Herald-Times.
- Prediction guru Phil Steele sees Michigan back in a bowl game this fall, Mark Snyder writes in the Detroit Free Press. Michigan's recruiting rampage continues as the team plucked Courtney Avery away from Stanford, Curt Conrad writes in the Mansfield News Journal.
- Iowa's newest commitment is a big quarterback with big upside, Andrew Logue writes in the Des Moines Register.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Washington State 45 Colorado State 48 Final 20 Fresno State 20 25 USC 45 Final Buffalo 24 San Diego State 49 Final Tulane 21 Louisiana-Lafayette 24
6:00 PM ET Pittsburgh Bowling Green 9:30 PM ET Utah State 23 Northern Illinois
2:30 PM ET Marshall Maryland 6:00 PM ET Syracuse Minnesota 9:30 PM ET Brigham Young Washington
12:00 PM ET Rutgers Notre Dame 3:20 PM ET Cincinnati North Carolina 6:45 PM ET Miami (FL) 18 Louisville 10:15 PM ET Michigan Kansas State
11:45 AM ET Middle Tennessee Navy 3:15 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia Tech 6:45 PM ET 10 Oregon Texas 10:15 PM ET 14 Arizona State Texas Tech
12:30 PM ET Arizona Boston College 2:00 PM ET Virginia Tech 17 UCLA 4:00 PM ET Rice Mississippi State 8:00 PM ET 24 Duke 21 Texas A&M
12:00 PM ET Nebraska 22 Georgia 12:00 PM ET UNLV North Texas 1:00 PM ET Iowa 16 LSU 1:00 PM ET 19 Wisconsin 9 South Carolina 5:00 PM ET 5 Stanford 4 Michigan State 8:30 PM ET 15 UCF 6 Baylor
7:30 PM ET 13 Oklahoma State 8 Missouri 8:30 PM ET 12 Clemson 7 Ohio State