Big Ten lunchtime links
July, 15, 2013
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
Saw these guys last night in Cincinnati. Great band from Big Ten country.
- Penn State's Lift for Life event set a new record with $133,000 raised for kidney cancer research. Christian Hackenberg made a good first impression during his attendance at the event. Irish organizers dream of an NFL game but will happily settle for Penn State next year.
- An Ohio State incoming freshman was cited for underage drinking. Ohio State looks to develop more piranhas. Former Buckeye receiver Brian Hartline rolls up his sleeves and goes to work.
- Teddy Greenstein plays 18 holes with Indiana coach Kevin Wilson.
- Purdue receiver Danny Anthrop has tried to keep mentally prepared after missing spring practice with an injury.
- Minnesota AD Norwood Teague is not shy about dreaming big.
- Iowa has been producing lots of pros under Kirk Ferentz. Mark Weisman is looking to keep his edge this season.
- Freshman linebackers Jon Reschke and Shane Jones won't redshirt at Michigan State. An early look at the Spartans' game against Illinois. MSU has some potential at tight end.
- Which Michigan freshmen will make an impact this season? The Wolverines hope Kyle Kalis can help stabilize the interior of their offensive line.
- Wisconsin released an updated roster.
- Northwestern might need more than just Venric Mark at running back this season.
- A look at some of the other Big Ten trophy names and whether they will stand the test of time.
- Tight end recruits like the way Nebraska uses the position in its offense.
- Maryland's possible recipe for success.
- Recruiting remains a bizarro world, Steven Sipple writes.