Big Ten lunchtime links
March, 1, 2013
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
Hooray for March.
- Bo Pelini needs to put his stamp back on the Nebraska defense, Tom Shatel writes. Questions that loom for the Huskers as spring practice opens tomorrow. Tim Beck hopes the potent Big Red offense can take another step forward.
- Jerry Kill is the lowest paid head coach in the Big Ten by a lot, but Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague says he's working to fix that.
- The South is starting to matter for Penn State in recruiting as Bill O'Brien and his staff are working that area. O'Brien and some Nittany Lions seniors will appear at the Maxwell Football Club gala today.
- Darrell Hazell plans to move quickly to fill the vacancy left by Jim Bollman.
- Former Iowa quarterback James Vandenberg praised ex-Michigan safety Jordan Kovacs. Breaking down Michigan's interior offensive line prospects.
- Dan Roushar says the time was right to leave Michigan State. Le'Veon Bell says he wasn't offended by some odd questions at the NFL combine.
- A closer look at Ohio State's base run game. Incoming Buckeyes safety Jayme Thompson's training includes a heavy dose of jiu jitsu.
- Bret Bielema is not real popular with Wisconsinites these days.
- Why Northwestern might be the most boring team to blog about, and why that's OK.
- An inside look at Indiana's winter workouts.
- The NCAA may modify those recruiting rules that the Big Ten has said it wants to stop. An interesting read on how the NCAA could salvage some of the recruiting rules.
- BTN.com previews the spring in the Leaders Division.
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