Big Ten lunchtime links
March, 14, 2012
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
There's always a siren singing you to shipwreck.
- Ricky Barnum will be given the first crack at replacing David Molk at center for Michigan. Who will fill the running back spot in the Wolverines' 2013 recruiting class?
- Michigan State's Keith Nichol and Brian Linthicum will try to make up for not being invited to the NFL combine with a big showing at the Spartans' pro day on Wednesday.
- Cole Pensick used to look to Mike Caputo for advice, and now he's trying to replace Caputo as Nebraska's starting center. Braylon Heard is making some progress as he makes the move from running back to cornerback this spring.
- Urban Meyer will be looking for some offensive playmakers this spring. Meyer plans a tough spring camp in order to identify "fighters" on the Buckeyes.
- Here's a Q&A with prized new Penn State recruit Adam Breneman. The Nittany Lions appear to still be in the running to land Maryland transfer Danny O'Brien.
- Bret Bielema's wedding cake had a Pasadena flavor.
- Ron Zook is enjoying the silence as he contemplates his next move.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Eastern Illinois 20 Minnesota 42 Final Rutgers 41 Washington State 38
Final Penn State 26 UCF 24 Final Youngstown State 17 Illinois 28 Final Indiana State 10 Indiana 28 Final Northern Iowa 23 Iowa 31 Final Appalachian State 14 Michigan 52 Final 5 Ohio State 34 Navy 17 Final Western Michigan 34 Purdue 43 Final Florida Atlantic 7 22 Nebraska 55 Final California 31 Northwestern 24 Final James Madison 7 Maryland 52 Final 14 Wisconsin 24 13 LSU 28