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 Iowa 24 Pittsburgh 20 Final Eastern Michigan 14 11 Michigan State 73 Final Western Illinois 7 Northwestern 24 Final Southern Illinois 13 Purdue 35 Final Bowling Green 17 19 Wisconsin 68 Final Maryland 34 Syracuse 20 Final Utah 26 Michigan 10 Final Rutgers 31 Navy 24 Final Massachusetts 7 Penn State 48 Final San Jose State 7 Minnesota 24 Final Texas State 35 Illinois 42 Final Indiana 31 18 Missouri 27 Final Miami (FL) 31 24 Nebraska 41