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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Big Ten lunch links
By Adam Rittenberg
Penn State is off and running for spring practice, and both Purdue and Michigan State hit the field today.
To the links ...
Decorated recruit Christian Hackenberg will be
part of the QB mix at Penn State when he arrives
this summer. A good
overview of coach Bill O'Brien's second spring
in State College. More on
the Lions' QB competition this spring
Michigan State's QB competition will attract attention
even during March Madness, Graham Couch writes. Andrew Maxwell remains the Spartans' No. 1 signal-caller, but
he'll be challenged this spring
. An already strong MSU defense is
looking for playmakers in the secondary
Purdue fans can watch almost every practice this spring
as Darrell Hazell opens the doors. Tom Fornelli takes a
closer look at the Boilers this spring
After no combine invite, Indiana DT
Adam Replogle stands out during Indiana's pro day
(subscription required). More on the Hoosiers' pro day
Ohio State has the
best combined football/men's basketball record
in the country.
Wisconsin DT Beau Allen (ankle) is
anxious to return to the practice field
(subscription required). Badgers QB Curt Phillips is competing this spring but
looks forward to being even healthier in fall camp
If you missed it from earlier, Big Ten commissioner
Jim Delany says the league would de-emphasize sports
before adopting a pay-for-play model, SI.com's Andy Staples writes.
Kevin Trahan projects
Northwestern's depth chart midway through the spring
. Quarterback recruit Clayton Thorson
talks about his commitment to Northwestern
Minnesota releases its full spring practice schedule, and
all 15 sessions are open to the public
New Michigan assistant
Roy Manning enters a favorable situation
with the team's linebackers.
Iowa spring football talk
on the latest "On Iowa" podcast.