Big Ten lunchtime links
May, 6, 2013
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
Do you know what the realm is? It's the thousand blades of Aegon's enemies: a story we agree to tell each other over and over until we forget that it's a lie.
- Ohio State AD Gene Smith talks about Urban Meyer and other issues in this wide-ranging Q&A. Meyer is casting a wide net for quarterback recruits.
- Reasons why UCF-Penn State in Ireland might happen. Division realignment should help the Nittany Lions.
- Michigan AD Dave Brandon says Big Ten expansion is on hold for now. Devin Gardner graduated and then went to work studying how to be a better quarterback.
- Wisconsin picked up a junior-college cornerback who could step in and contribute this fall. One prediction has the Badgers going 10-2 this year.
- Former Iowa stars paid a physical price in the NFL. Is linebacker James Morris a future politician? Picking the top 10 Hawkeyes under Kirk Ferentz.
- Four talking points for Michigan State fans. What was the Spartans' offense hiding in the spring game?
- A spring game collision said a lot about a couple of Minnesota players.
- Nebraska is going through a military-style training program for a second straight year. The Huskers' top receiving target is gaining a higher profile.
- Ryan Kerrigan's success has added to Purdue's NFL "Den."
- Northwestern's offensive line recruiting has provided depth.
- A Q&A on Illinois football.
- Indiana's Adam Replogle earned an academic honor.
- The BTN guys debate the most interesting quarterback position in the league. Big Ten football coaches should look to their basketball colleagues for advice, Tom Oates writes.
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