Thursday, June 3, 2010
Big Ten lunch links
By ESPN.com staff
Just be glad you're not Jim Joyce today.
- Some good nuggets from the Big 12 spring meetings by colleague David Ubben. Nebraska AD Tom Osborne sounds like he's happy with the Big 12, at least publicly, Chuck Carlton writes in The Dallas Morning News. Dennis Dodd wonders what will happen if nothing happens with expansion.
- Big Ten medical staffs are reviewing a proposal outlining guidelines for concussions, annarbor.com's Michael Rothstein writes.
- Minnesota and Wisconsin lead the Big Ten in career starts by offensive linemen, while Iowa and Michigan State are a little green up front, Phil Steele writes.
- Northwestern declined a chance to face Vanderbilt on a Sunday, after Vandy didn't want to move the game earlier, colleague Chris Low writes.
- Tyler Moeller's mother says the man who attacked the Ohio State safety is remorseful, Ken Gordon and Tim May write in The Columbus Dispatch.
- Former Michigan star Brandon Graham has some kind words about Rich Rodriguez.
- The Detroit News' Lynn Henning has an interesting take on the recent problems at both Michigan State and Michigan.
- Get to know new Illinois starting quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase.
- The Sporting News breaks down the top helmets in college football, and Michigan, Penn State and Ohio State make the cut.
- The Rivalry, Esq., lists 11 games to watch in the Big Ten this fall.
- Hammer & Rails takes a look at promising Purdue defensive tackle Kawann Short.