Big Ten lunch links
February, 16, 2012
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
I can't express to you how badly this kid needs football.
- Former Maryland quarterback Danny O'Brien tells Badger Nation (subscription required) that he'll consider transferring to Wisconsin. Badgers linebacker Ethan Armstrong has had to fight through injuries to play.
- Say hello to some of Iowa's newest players here and here and here and here.
- Minnesota needs a businessman as its next athletic director, Charley Walters writes.
- Josh Folck wonders why Penn State didn't retain Tom Bradley as defensive coordinator. Joe Paterno is remembered at a memorial in Harrisburg.
- Ohio State players want to avoid the lavender shirt in Mickey Marotti's weight room.
- Mgoblog reports Michigan defenders Craig Roh and Brennen Beyer will make some moves for the 2012 season. The SI swimsuit cover girl hails from a family of Michigan fans.
- A draft expert weighs in on Michigan State's Kirk Cousins and Michigan's Mike Martin. Former Michigan State All-American Allen Brenner passes away.
- Corn Nation looks at Nebraska's safeties in 2012.
- Illinois is looking for versatility in its 2013 recruiting class.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
12:00 PM ET Iowa Pittsburgh 12:00 PM ET Eastern Michigan 11 Michigan State 12:00 PM ET Western Illinois Northwestern 12:00 PM ET Southern Illinois Purdue 12:00 PM ET Bowling Green 19 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET Maryland Syracuse 3:30 PM ET Utah Michigan 3:30 PM ET Rutgers Navy 4:00 PM ET Massachusetts Penn State 4:00 PM ET San Jose State Minnesota 4:00 PM ET Texas State Illinois 4:00 PM ET Indiana 18 Missouri 8:00 PM ET Miami (FL) 24 Nebraska