Big Ten lunchtime links
January, 11, 2013
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
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- Ted Roof says it was a hard decision to leave Penn State, but the pull of home was too strong. New Lions defensive coordinator John Butler is preaching an aggressive approach.
- New Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen has a plan for success. Holdover assistant Ben Strickland has helped steer the Badgers' ship together through the transition.
- Urban Meyer fulfilled his contract with his family by going on a fishing outing.
- Former Iowa punter Reggie Roby is entering a kicking hall of fame.
- A South Carolina newspaper contained an ad searching for Vincent Smith's missing helmet. Kyle Meinke grades the Michigan offensive line.
- Dan Conroy answered Mark Dantonio's prayers in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl.
- Nebraska linebacker Sean Fisher has to decide between medical school or another year of football.
- Purdue punter Cody Webster will try out for the Boilermakers' baseball team.
- Can Maryland and Rutgers keep up with the Big Ten in recruiting?
- Conference leaders, including Jim Delany, are re-examining the way they handle the bowl business.
- Comparing Alabama's current dynasty to Nebraska's mid-90s run.
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
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