Big Ten lunch links
October, 4, 2012
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Debate these links.
- It looks like Nebraska has already found Tom Osborne's successor in Miami athletic director Shawn Eichorst. Nebraska and Ohio State have plenty of similarities as programs, Tom Shatel writes. Huskers DT Baker Steinkuhler hopes to keep the hits coming.
- Indiana's AD gives Kevin Wilson a vote of confidence. Despite poor results, Indiana's co-defensive coordinator is pleased with the unit's effort (subscription required).
- Despite a physical game last week, Ohio State QB Braxton Miller says he's doing fine for the Nebraska game. Miller isn't Ohio State's only indispensable player this season. An extensive report from Ohio State to the NCAA details how the school will safeguard against violations.
- Despite a so-so start, Michigan State DE William Gholston still wants to be unstoppable this fall. The Spartans are missing Jerel Worthy in the middle of their defensive line.
- If opposing teams try to recruit Penn State DE Deion Barnes, he's not listening to them. Lions QB Matt McGloin aims for another big performance against Northwestern. Season-ticket prices hold steady at Penn State for 2013.
- The Big Ten Network's Dave Revside goes inside the numbers for Week 6.
- Purdue WR Antavian Edison does his best work on third down. The Boilers hope to make a statement this week against Michigan.
- Kain Colter enjoys wearing multiple hats for Northwestern. The Wildcats are going to great lengths to prepare for a raucous environment at Penn State.
- Roy Roundtree wants Michigan's receivers to start hustling more. Michigan cranks up competition at practice this week. A Q&A with Michigan LT Taylor Lewan.
- Wisconsin WR Chase Hammond is catching on after battling injuries. A former walk-on QB Joel Stave is earning his keep for the Badgers. Badgers S Shelton Johnson could return from a broken arm next week at Purdue.
- Illinois' defense tries to boost its energy level. The Illini are hoping to stop the snowball effect.
- Jerry Kill calls out Minnesota's secondary.
- Iowa is slowly finding a comfort level in its new offense. The Hawkeyes could soon sit atop the Legends Division.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
Final Cincinnati 17 Virginia Tech 33 Final 15 Arizona State 36 Duke 31 Final Miami (FL) 21 South Carolina 24 Final/OT Boston College 30 Penn State 31 Final Nebraska 42 24 USC 45
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State