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Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Big Ten lunchtime links
By Brian Bennett
Tonight's the night we partied with the mole people!
a bigger problem than quarterback
for Illinois and Tim Beckman. This Illini team is
a hard one to sell
, Mark Tupper writes.
showed growth all over
(subscription required) this spring.
Iowa expects to
play one prime-time home game
, but it won't be against Iowa State.
Bodies are developing
on the Hawkeyes' defensive line, but there is still much to prove for that group.
the top prospects in Michigan
enjoyed the Wolverines' spring game.
Connor Cook time at Michigan State
with Andrew Maxwell out with a sprained knee. Jerel Worthy says he
would have returned to school
if the Spartans had lost the Outback Bowl.
A three-way battle is on
for a starting spot at defensive tackle.
Moses Alipate grew
too big to play quarterback
at Minnesota, but the 6-foot-5, 290-pounder could contribute at tight end.
the Nebraska offense's performance
in spring practice.
Northwestern's NFL draft prospects
Sprinkle-d in a new recruit
on the defensive line.
Penn State should live up to
its "Linebacker U" nickname
this season. Gerald Hodges got an evaluation from the NFL draft advisory board, but his
father kept the results secret
Purdue's Ralph Bolden (ACL) is intent on
being ready for the 2012 opener
. The Boilermakers got their
first commitment for 2013
, and it's a quarterback.
Wisconsin offense bounced back
after a poor scrimmage showing. Jared Abbrederis is sitting out
while resting his foot
, which was hurt most of last year.
the Big Ten running backs