Big Ten lunchtime links
July, 27, 2012
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
Lots of media day stories out there, and lots of repetition. I will spare you the multitude of pieces about who is and who isn't recruiting Penn State players. That leaves us with ...
- Tim Beckman's aggressiveness in the Penn State situation has put a target on the Illinois coach's back.
- Kevin Wilson says Indiana's offense has to improve as much as its defense.
- An Iowa linebacker recruit was arrested for burglary in Des Moines.
- An adidas video shows off Michigan's alternate uniforms for the Alabama game.
- Receiver Aaron Burbridge and juco transfer Jamare Mills are on track to make it to Michigan State.
- Minnesota didn't get much attention at media day.
- Nebraska should be deep in the backfield, and now Braylon Heard could play both ways.
- Northwestern is aiming high this season.
- For the first time, Ohio State now has a team nutritionist.
- Urban Meyer is already looking ahead to 2013 (and other media days notes).
- Bill O'Brien is likely to change Penn State's iconic uniforms.
- Some media day thoughts from Purdue coach Danny Hope.
- Bret Bielema is all for making nonconference schedules tougher.
- Wisconsin is looking at a wide-open competition for the starting right guard spot.
- Tom Oates says it's time for the Big Ten to take a look at division realignment.
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