Big Ten lunchtime links
June, 3, 2013
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
I'm a curious child with a full head of hair and a thriving business.
- E. Gordon Gee was back on the apology trail, issuing mea culpas to the Big Ten presidents and chancellors and to Arkansas coach Bret Bielema. Former Buckeyes and current Steelers offensive lineman Mike Adams is recovering from a weekend stabbing. One of the nation's top recruits sounded less than impressed with his visit to Ohio State.
- Michigan got yet another commitment, this time from a Pennsylvania linebacker. Will Derrick Green follow the freshman path of Mike Hart and Anthony Thomas? Wolverines receiver commitment Maurice Ways is looking to improve during camp season.
- Illinois recruiting coordinator Alex Golesh has been a busy man of late.
- Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis loves the idea of more Big Ten bowl games in California. The Spartans might just go with six offensive linemen this year.
- Penn State picked up another 2014 recruit in offensive lineman Noah Beh. The lawsuits and investigations should continue until the truth is discovered about the whole Jerry Sandusky scandal, Frank Bodani writes. A 2014 game in Ireland could cost Nittany Lions fans some serious coin, but it might be worth it.
- Tanner McEvoy is eager for his opportunity at quarterback for Wisconsin. Phil Steele ranks the Badgers No. 20 in the preseason.
- Indiana got its first commitment for the 2014 class in linebacker Michael Barwick.
- Examining the state of Northwestern's receiving corps.
- Some things you could buy with the money owed on Kirk Ferentz's Iowa contract.
- A Virginia quarterback discusses his visit to Purdue.
- A.J. Natter is from the heart of Badgers country but is fully committed to Nebraska. An in-state lineman plans to go all out for a Huskers scholarship despite some obsessive interest from Duke.
- Jerry Kill made a stop in his old stomping grounds.
- Brian Christopherson ranks the 2013 Big Ten schedules.
- Tom Dienhart ranks the Big Ten defensive lines.
- The Big Ten expanded in a different way, adding Johns Hopkins for lacrosse.
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