Most of today's links are combine related, so I've split things into two categories.
BIG TEN COMBINE LINKS
Iowa's Christian Ballard boasts valuable versatility as he eyes the next level, Marc Morehouse writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette. Hawkeyes quarterback Ricky Stanzi is working with Tom Brady's passing guru, Ian Rapoport writes in the Boston Herald.
Wisconsin tackle Gabe Carimi reflects on a good NFL combine experience. Badgers defensive lineman J.J. Watt could be a good fit for the Detroit Lions, Dave Birkett writes in the Detroit Free Press.
Illinois' Mikel Leshoure thinks he can be the first running back selected in April, ESPNChicago.com's Michael C. Wright writes. Leshoure's Illini teammate Martez Wilson, meanwhile, must answer his doubters in Indy, Wright writes.
Penn State's Stefen Wisniewski could follow in his father's footsteps to Baltimore in the draft, Jamison Hensley writes in The Baltimore Sun.
Adrian Clayborn's right arm is getting a close look at the combine, Morehouse writes.
A surgically repaired wrist limited Ohio State's Chimdi Chekwa at the combine, Ken Gordon writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
Michigan State linebacker Greg Jones has no regrets about returning to school, MLive.com's Tom Kowalski writes. Spartans coach Mark Dantonio discusses the team's four combine invitees.
Nebraska cornerback Prince Amukamara takes a lighthearted approach to the combine, Chris Nelsen writes in the Omaha World-Herald.
In case you missed it, some combine notes from the Scouts Inc. crew.
Indiana co-defensive coordinator Mike Ekeler (previously a Nebraska assistant) shares some thoughts on the differences between the Big Ten and Big 12, Steven M. Sipple writes in the Lincoln Journal Star.
Another look at the contract for Michigan defensive coordinator Greg Mattison.
Quarterback MarQueis Gray and two other Minnesota players stand out in a conditioning session, Darren Wolfson tweets.
Iowa receiver Marvin McNutt will miss spring ball following offseason surgery.