Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Big Ten lunch links
By ESPN.com staff
Coming at you from Madison, where I've learned how to Bucky ...
- Jack Nicklaus on the Ohio State/Jim Tressel situation: "I'll promise you that Tressel wasn't the only one that knew what happened." It's been tough to size up Ohio State's quarterback race, but Taylor Graham appears to be moving up, Ken Gordon writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
- Wisconsin shakes up its spring game formula this year to pit the starters against the starters, Tom Mulhern writes on Madison.com. Bret Bielema hints that Wisconsin's home game against Nebraska could be under the lights, Jeff Potrykus writes in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
- Anthony Rashad White is finally fitting in with Michigan State's defense, Denny Schwarze writes in the Lansing State Journal. The Spartans' offensive line gets an extreme makeover, Matt Charboneau writes in The Detroit News.
- Justin Green is settling in nicely at cornerback for Illinois, Bob Asmussen writes in The (Champaign) News-Gazette.
- If you're not following Adrian Clayborn on Twitter, you're missing out, Mike Hlas writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette. A few more thoughts on Iowa's scrimmage from Marc Morehouse.
- Missed this from the weekend, but the Omaha World-Herald's Tom Shatel takes a look back Brook Berringer's legacy 15 years after the crash. Huskers offensive lineman Andrew Rodriguez knows it's his time to shine, Brian Christopherson writes in the Lincoln Journal Star.
- The Daily Gopher ranks Minnesota's position groups.
- Michigan looks for leadership as it enters a crucial summer, Angelique Chengelis writes in The Detroit News. The Wolverines make a power play with preferred walk-on Gary Yerden, Graham Couch writes in the Kalamazoo Gazette. Brady Hoke works to unite the Michigan football family.
- Penn State's offensive linemen see improvement this spring, Mike Still writes in The Daily Collegian.
- Dan Persa is coming back for Northwestern, but the team's other quarterbacks want to get on the field somehow, Chris Emma writes.
- Purdue will learn Wednesday whether it lands quarterback prospect Zeke Pike.