Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Big Ten lunch links
By ESPN.com staff
Let's get right to it.
- More on the injury to Wisconsin backup quarterback Curt Phillips from Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Fortunately for the Badgers, starter Scott Tolzien is looking sharp, Jim Polzin writes in The Capital Times.
- Mark Dantonio wants a clean slate for Michigan State, but the Spartans head coach needs to wait a while, Drew Sharp writes in the Detroit Free Press. New Spartans wide receiver Keith Nichol feels bigger and faster entering spring ball, Shannon Shelton writes in the Detroit Free Press.
- Minnesota quarterback Adam Weber welcomes the competition this spring, and he wants to leave his mark on the program, Kent Youngblood writes in the Star Tribune. Two Gophers reserves leave the team, Marcus Fuller writes in the (St. Paul) Pioneer Press.
- Michigan hopes the 3-3-5 defensive scheme accelerates its success, Angelique Chengelis writes in The Detroit News. The Wolverines' injuries could alter the format of the spring game, annarbor.com's Dave Birkett writes.
- Spring ball at Purdue begins today, and The (Lafayette) Journal and Courier's Mike Carmin has questions for offensive coordinator Gary Nord and defensive coordinator Donn Landholm.
- A great look back at Penn State football in the aughts from The Daily Collegian.
- As spring ball begins at Iowa, all eyes are on a new-look offensive line, Marc Morehouse writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette.
- Offensive line coach Mo Moriarity returned to Bloomington to make Indiana football a winner again, Chris Korman writes in The (Bloomington) Herald-Times (subscription required).