Big Ten: Arron Agler
Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
Big Ten news appears to be thinning out just a bit, but thankfully media days are right around the corner. Can't wait.
- A day after Penn State picked up another top prospect, Michigan answered with its 16th verbal commitment, from heralded in-state running back Austin White, Josh Helmholdt writes in the Detroit Free Press.
- No surprise here as Ohio State-USC tops Stewart Mandel's list of top early nonconference games this season.
- Penn State loses several key pieces from a Big Ten title-winning team, but quarterback Daryll Clark provides reasons for hope, Keith Pompey writes in the Philadelphia Inquirer. The Patriot-News' Bob Flounders is counting down Joe Paterno's top 10 classic moments, which begin with the coach's 300th career victory.
- Despite reaching a New Year's Day bowl, Michigan State football ranks eighth on Joe Rexrode's list of the school's top teams from 2008-09. Former Spartans quarterback Arron Agler was killed during a robbery last week.
- Minnesota star wideout Eric Decker chats with fans later today.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
13:00 2nd Qtr North Carolina State 7 UCF 3 Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State