- Adam Rittenberg, ESPN Staff Writer
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Minnesota hits the practice field today and Iowa follows Wednesday. Big Ten spring football is finally in full swing.
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Nebraska freshman WR Alonzo Moore is turning heads in spring practice. The Huskers are piecing together their rotation at linebacker. A lack of depth at I-back has forced some Huskers' freshman walk-ons onto the field.
Michigan defensive coordinator Greg Mattison gets a nice raise with his new contract. Safety Thomas Gordon is emerging as a leader for the Wolverines' defense. Another Michigan defensive back, corner Blake Countess, hasn't been slowed down by a surgically repaired knee.
Ohio State DE John Simon is pleased with his workout for NFL scouts. The Buckeyes' offensive line has a lot more certainty this spring than last. Urban Meyer is rooting for Florida Gulf Coast, where his daughter plays volleyball, in its upcoming Sweet 16 matchup against his former employer (Florida).
Purdue defensive back Anthony Brown is willing to fill in wherever he's needed (corner, safety, nickel). Despite all of the changes at Purdue, Rob Henry maintains the same goal: to start at quarterback for the Boilers.
Get your fill of Illinois spring football nuggets from Loren Tate.
Greg Pickel examines Wisconsin in spring practice.
Northwestern's next specialist might handle punts, kickoffs and field goals.
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