Big Ten lunch links
July, 13, 2012
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
For columns on the release of the Freeh report, see our earlier post.
- We now know the man who gave a $2 million donation to Purdue's football program back in December. A rundown of former Boilers in the NFL.
- Nebraska's Eric Martin takes to Twitter to express his financial frustrations -- until seemingly being silenced. Huskers AD Tom Osborne says Penn State's pain may linger. BTN.com's Tom Dienhart checks in with Nebraska offensive coordinator Tim Beck.
- Apparently Penn State didn't want its students to watch coverage of the Freeh report's release.
- Michigan's schedule away from Ann Arbor is brutal: How many games will the Wolverines win?
- Michigan State is in the mix for several defensive end recruits. Former Spartans linebacker Kaleb Thornhill gives back at his camps.
- If you haven't seen the Big Ten mascots do their thing, here you go.
- A Florida perspective on Urban Meyer's immediate impact at Ohio State.
- Experts say Penn State's program is still unlikely to face major NCAA sanctions.
- Iowa adds a big tight end to its 2013 recruiting class. Hawkeyes coach Kirk Ferentz hits the links with Zach Johnson.
- Several Big Ten schools are gunning for recruit Damon Webb.
- Tight end John Rabe could be Minnesota's secret weapon this fall.
- Wisconsin players continue to appear on preseason award watch lists.
- Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter doesn't seem too pleased with his likeness in NCAA Football '13.
- A few Illinois football notes from John Supinie.
- Previewing Indiana in 2012. As he prepares for retirement, Antwaan Randle El was in a class by himself at IU.
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