Big Ten lunch links
February, 20, 2014
By Austin Ward | ESPN.com
The links would like to be back in Indianapolis, but they're never going pro.
- After picking up some new hardware, Braxton Miller talks about his decision to return to Ohio State for one more season.
- Is there really a quarterback competition on tap for Michigan this spring? Opinions are somewhat divided ahead of the start of camp for the Wolverines.
- Michigan State's Darqueze Dennard is fighting to be the first cornerback taken in the draft, and a strong showing at the NFL combine could put him in that position.
- Reserve guard Tanner Hartman is leaving Penn State, dropping James Franklin's roster down to 78 scholarship players. The Nittany Lions eventually need to get down to 75 by August.
- Bo Pelini has a new administrator to report to as Nebraska made a personnel change in the football operations department.
- At the top of the list of questions for Indiana's offense: Who is the top quarterback heading into spring practice?
- The Northwestern hearings continued on Wednesday as the debate focused on whether or not players could be considered employees.
- With a presence in nearly half of the nation's top 15 media markets, Pat Caputo calls the Big Ten a "demographics dream."
- There's no question about Melvin Gordon's talent, but the next step is proving the Wisconsin running back can flourish in a featured role.
- Quarterback transfers appear to be on the rise, and players are both coming and going in the Big Ten.
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