Big Ten lunch links
February, 14, 2013
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
You are obligated to love these links and send them flowers.
- Ohio State places a statue of Woody Hayes, born 100 years ago today, in front of its football building that bears his name. More stories on Hayes' life. A 2014 Ohio State commit reopens his recruitment.
- Praise for the Big Ten's recent moves here and here. The Big Ten's FCS schedule ban has significant financial consequences for schools like Northern Iowa. North Dakota State's athletic director says the Big Ten/FCS discussion is still ongoing.
- Penn State coach Bill O'Brien talks Joe Paterno, proposed NCAA rules changes and a possible position change. As the Big Ten implements changes, here's the outlook for Penn State's schedule.
- Mike Griffith reports that Michigan State assistant Brad Salem isn't going anywhere. A look at the recruits who attended Tuesday's Michigan State-Michigan basketball game in East Lansing.
- Iowa athletic director Gary Barta says anything is possible with the school's future scheduling. A look at Hawkeyes incoming running back Jonathan Parker.
- Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald isn't a huge fan of the proposed recruiting deregulation.
- Michigan targets three 2014 recruits from the same Florida high school. Mel Kiper says Michigan's Denard Robinson still can be a second-round pick. There's more to Michigan's running back recruiting haul than Derrick Green.
- Nebraska AD Shawn Eichorst has a low-key role at the Big Ten meetings. The latest on the Alfonzo Dennard trial in Lincoln. Bo Pelini takes his son (a Duke fan) to the Duke-North Carolina game.
- Minnesota high school football talent was down this past year.
- A look at several Illinois recruiting targets for 2014.
- More confirmation about Wisconsin's next assistant (Chris Beatty).
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