Big Ten lunch links
July, 2, 2013
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
We're in the no-news-is-good-news stretch of the year.
- Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is staying silent about his former player Aaron Hernandez. Meyer was willing to talk about QB Kenny Guiton's injury, Tim Tebow and other topics.
- The arraignment date is set for potential Nebraska transfer Alex Lewis. Bo Pelini understands the expectation level at Nebraska. A look at Huskers incoming RB Terrell Newby.
- Aaron Hernandez's brother, a staff member for Iowa, now carries his brother's burden, Mike Hlas writs. D.J. Hernandez was mistaken for his brother this past weekend at a Connecticut restaurant, which led to a fight (D.J. Hernandez wasn't involved in the skirmish). Paul Myerberg breaks down the Hawkeyes in 2013.
- Angelique Chengelis previews each Big Ten team entering preseason camp.
- Michigan's recruiting efforts for 2014 and 2015 continue to surge. The Wolverines could add yet another elite CB recruit .
- Some good background on Penn State QB Tyler Ferguson here and here. Penn State picks up a defensive line recruit. Two Lions recruits stand out at The Opening.
- Joe Rexrode breaks down Michigan State's quarterback situation entering camp. Spartans coach Mark Dantonio tells prospects to find the truth during the recruiting process.
- Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen talks about building trust and who will step up this fall.
- Northwestern hopes to add an elite CB recruit to its 2014 class. The Wildcats need a talented young defensive lineman to step up this season.
- A look at Illinois LB Jonathan Brown. Another Illini player, WR Kenny Knight, is in the spotlight.
- Recruit Drue Tranquill will make a return visit to Purdue later this month.
- Colleague Heather Dinich with the latest on the ACC's lawsuit against future Big Ten member Maryland.
- Both sides are fully embracing The Game.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
12:00 PM ET Purdue Illinois 12:00 PM ET 20 Ohio State Maryland 2:30 PM ET North Texas Indiana 3:30 PM ET 17 Wisconsin Northwestern 7:00 PM ET Michigan Rutgers 8:00 PM ET 19 Nebraska 10 Michigan State