Big Ten lunch links
December, 4, 2012
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Why should bibs only be socially acceptable when you're eating lobster?
- Purdue coaching target Butch Jones could make a decision on his future today. Check out the Boilers' award winners at their banquet. Former Ohio State assistant Darrell Hazell also could be on Purdue's radar.
- Braxton Miller didn't put up enough big numbers down the stretch to earn a Heisman invite. The Ohio State QB remains in the mix for the Chicago Tribune's Silver Football award, as Teddy Greenstein profiles Miller.
- Wisconsin has plenty of bulletin-board material to prepare for the Rose Bowl. Badgers RB Montee Ball will be an impact player in the NFL. Are UW fans interested in another Rose Bowl trip?
- The Rose Bowl is a lot like "Argo" this year.
- Nebraska coach Bo Pelini has plenty to fix during the coming months.
- Michigan's Brady Hoke defends his coaches poll vote. Wolverines FB Stephen Hopkins leaves the program. Recapping Michigan's annual football bust.
- Michigan State QB Andrew Maxwell is ready to run more. Another Spartans football recruit celebrates a high school state title. Michigan State and TCU are mirror images.
- Six years after a meltdown against Texas Tech, Minnesota gets another bowl shot at the Red Raiders.
- A look at Kevin Wilson's second year at Indiana (subscription required).
- Northwestern RB/PR Venric Mark is the only Big Ten player on CBSsports.com's All-America team. Mark, Wisconsin RB Montee Ball and Michigan LT Taylor Lewan make Athlon's All-America team.
- Monday was a big day of accolades for Penn State's program.
- Illinois is still in play for a coveted local prospect.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
12:00 PM ET Iowa Pittsburgh 12:00 PM ET Eastern Michigan 11 Michigan State 12:00 PM ET Western Illinois Northwestern 12:00 PM ET Southern Illinois Purdue 12:00 PM ET Bowling Green 19 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET Maryland Syracuse 3:30 PM ET Utah Michigan 3:30 PM ET Rutgers Navy 4:00 PM ET Massachusetts Penn State 4:00 PM ET San Jose State Minnesota 4:00 PM ET Texas State Illinois 4:00 PM ET Indiana 18 Missouri 8:00 PM ET Miami (FL) 24 Nebraska