Big Ten lunch links
April, 5, 2011
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Columbus today, State College tomorrow ...
- There has been some bad news (mounting injuries) and good news (Brandon Ware's progress) for Penn State this spring, Bob Flounders writes in The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News. Lions offensive lineman Chima Okoli must answer the bell this fall.
- Terrelle Pryor tweets that his foot is improving after clean-up surgery Monday, Ken Gordon writes in The Columbus Dispatch. The drawn-out process of NCAA investigations actually could help Buckeyes coach Jim Tressel, Bruce Hooley writes. Anyone catch "Pawn Stars" last night? Apparently some Gold Pants were being sold.
- Michigan State must replace three offensive line starters and upgrade its play, Joe Rexrode writes in the Lansing State Journal. Blake Treadwell is now part of the O-line mix, Matt Charboneau writes in The Detroit News.
- Purdue quarterback Rob Henry has upgraded his play this spring, Mike Carmin writes in The (Lafayette) Journal and Courier. Boilers star Ryan Kerrigan confirms he'll be attending the NFL draft.
- Nebraska's Bo Pelini lives and learns as a young head coach.
- Based on limited footage from Michigan's scrimmage, the Wolverines' run game looks strong, Mark Snyder writes in the Detroit Free Press.
- Get the lowdown on Iowa position changes and spring competition here.
- Illinois safety Supo Sanni is working his way back from a ruptured Achilles', Bob Asmussen writes in The (Champaign) News-Gazette.
- Kevin Wilson is changing the atmosphere in Bloomington, Dave Curtis writes in The Sporting News.
- Nebraska's depth at defensive tackle is a nice problem to have, Jon Nyatawa writes in the Omaha World-Herald. Samuel McKewon looks at the Huskers halfway through spring ball.
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