Big Ten lunch links
November, 11, 2009
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
Happy Veterans Day to all.
Happy Veterans Day to all.
- Ohio State defensive end Cameron Heyward plans to return for his senior season, Tim May writes in The Columbus Dispatch. The throwback jerseys Ohio State will wear next week honor the team's tradition, Rob Oller writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
- Ricky Stanzi will be out for Iowa on Saturday, but running back Adam Robinson could be back much earlier than expected, Andy Hamilton writes in the Iowa City Press-Citizen.
- Rich Rodriguez deserves another year at Michigan, but he better win in Big Ten play in 2010, Drew Sharp writes in the Detroit Free Press.
- Michigan State shuffles its secondary after enduring inconsistent play, Eric Lacy writes in The Detroit News. The Spartans wouldn't mind a 2007 re-run down the stretch, Shannon Shelton writes in the Detroit Free Press.
- Illinois head coach Ron Zook is now "cautiously optimistic" about quarterback Juice Williams playing against Northwestern, Herb Gould writes in the Chicago Sun-Times.
- Wisconsin should take no pity on Michigan and pound the Wolverines this weekend, Michael Hunt writes in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
- Minnesota athletic director Joel Maturi is disappointed with the lack of student support for the Illinois game, Kent Youngblood writes in the Star Tribune.
- The Orange Bowl could be the destination for Penn State if it wins its final two games, Ron Musselman writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
11:00 AM ET Nevada Louisiana-Lafayette 2:20 PM ET Utah State UTEP 3:30 PM ET 22 Utah Colorado State 5:45 PM ET Western Michigan Air Force 9:15 PM ET South Alabama Bowling Green
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
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