Big Ten lunch links
February, 23, 2012
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
She's like a dream, wrapped in a wish, poured into jeggings.
- Big Ten commish Jim Delany says the postseason/playoff discussion remains in the early stages.
- Some recruiting analysts think the Big Ten is back to the Big Two (Ohio State and Michigan) and everyone else.
- There's nothing official from Iowa, but all signs point to Greg Davis as the team's next offensive coordinator.
- Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald discusses the recent Twitter issue and lashes out at claims of racism. Wildcats reserve running back Adonis Smith will transfer.
- Purdue's new defensive assistant coaches look for a fresh start. Some video of what the coaches had to say.
- An excellent piece by Scott Dochterman on why Wisconsin-Iowa is the most even rivalry in college sports.
- Michigan picks up yet another commitment for 2013. Another look at the Wolverines' hopefuls at the NFL combine.
- Ohio State receivers coach Zach Smith has deep roots with the Buckeyes' program.
- Here's another quarterback prospect Penn State is scouting. A comprehensive recruiting roundup from Black Shoe Diaries. Former PSU assistant Mike McQueary is selling his house in State College.
- More on Bo Pelini's idea to use an outside firm to gauge toughness of Nebraska's recruiting prospects.
- Michigan State gears up for a big recruiting weekend.
- I attended a terrific panel Wednesday on college sports and the media, and you can read about it here.
- Indiana coach Kevin Wilson is looking for more leadership. A quick look at what the Hoosiers are going through during winter conditioning.
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