Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Big Ten lunch links
By ESPN.com staff
We still talkin' bout practice.
- Penn State suffers two injuries in practice, although the news on cornerback Stephon Morris is promising, Bob Flounders writes in The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News.
- Michigan State's reinstated players are grateful for their second chance, Drew Sharp writes in the Detroit Free Press. Confidence seems to be oozing out of East Lansing right now, John Niyo writes in The Detroit News.
- Ohio State safety Tyler Moeller is back in the fold after a remarkable recovery, Tim May writes in The Columbus Dispatch. Moeller weighs in on quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who was "kind of a punk" when he first arrived in Columbus, Doug Lesmerises writes in The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
- Rich Rodriguez's message to Michigan players: shape up or sit out, Mark Snyder writes in the Detroit Free Press. Rodriguez also wants his players to be careful when using social networking, annarbor.com's Michael Rothstein writes.
- Wisconsin young linebackers Chris Borland and Mike Taylor are excited to team up again, Tom Mulhern writes in the Wisconsin State Journal. The Badgers beat Ohio State for recruit Mike Caputo, Jeff Potrykus writes in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
- Derrell Johnson-Koulianos will be a record-setting receiver at Iowa, but he struggles to stay out of Kirk Ferentz's doghouse, Andy Hamilton writes in the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Some bad news for Iowa's running back group, Marc Morehouse writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette.
- Indiana hopes Max Dedmond's play this fall is better than his haircut, Dustin Dopirak writes in The (Bloomington) Herald-Times (subscription required).
- Minnesota's schedule won't be easy this fall, The Associated Press' Dave Campbell writes.
- Day 2 at Illinois' camp in Rantoul is in the books, and The (Champaign) News-Gazette's Bob Asmussen has all the details.