Big Ten lunchtime links
June, 27, 2012
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
Last links as a free man.
- June 26, 2012. A day that will live in college football history. Here's coverage of the playoff announcement here, here, here, here and here.
- One guy who wasn't too excited about the playoff announcement: Nebraska chancellor Harvey Perlman. Tom Shatel says Nebraska fans shouldn't be embarrassed by Perlman's anti-playoff stance.
- Purdue coach Danny Hope wanted a plus-one system.
- Illinois picked up its 14th commitment by landing an Ohio defensive end.
- Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz is fine with a playoff system as long as there are still bowls.
- A two-sport star in the Class of 2014 will choose between Michigan and Michigan State.
- An athlete who will probably play defense committed to Ohio State.
- Michigan State recruit Dylan Chmura hopes to become known for much more than his famous father.
- Class of 2013 recruits plan to restore Penn State's pride.
- The Patriot News previews Wisconsin's season. A history of versatility should help the Badgers withstand changes on the O-line this year.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
12:00 PM ET Illinois Northwestern 12:00 PM ET Purdue Indiana 12:00 PM ET Michigan 6 Ohio State 3:30 PM ET 10 Michigan State Penn State 3:30 PM ET 18 Minnesota 14 Wisconsin 3:30 PM ET Rutgers Maryland