Big Ten: jimmy gj
August, 14, 2012
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
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- Ethan Armstrong looks ready to assert himself as the "other" starting linebacker at Wisconsin. Curt Phillips needs to get some more zip on his throws in the Badgers quarterback derby. Freshman Jordan Fredrick is making a move in the receiver competition.
- Just a few words here on Purdue's secondary and receivers, plus other notes from training camp.
- Curtis Dukes' "Thursdays with Bill" got him ready to return to Penn State football this summer. A look at the numbers game Bill O'Brien faces with scholarships. Lions middle linebacker Glenn Carson does his job without much fanfare.
- Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby has plenty of confidence -- and the talent to match it.
- Northwestern running back Treyvon Green is expected back for the opener after a scary injury.
- Tyler Moore's departure increases the scrutiny on Nebraska offensive line coach Barney Cotton. True freshman Tommy Armstrong has worked into contention for the No. 2 quarterback job.
- Minnesota's Jimmy Gjere was crushed when his concussion symptoms returned, forcing him to give up football.
- Johnny Adams and Darqueze Dennard give Michigan State a star tandem at cornerback. The Spartans' receiver rotation is starting to come into focus, and it doesn't include any freshmen right now.
- Michigan linebacker Jake Ryan hopes to carry over his big Sugar Bowl performance into his sophomore year. Fitz Toussaint will be in court four days before the Alabama game.
- Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz needs to know if his team can take a hit. Hawkeyes backup quarterback Jake Rudock is still learning the ropes.
- Indiana receiver Cody Latimer talks about his progression from his freshman year. Tre Roberson is becoming a more complete quarterback.
- Illinois is looking to build more depth at safety. The Illini and Tim Beckman remain a mystery, Loren Tate writes.
- Jim Delany's "skirmishing tactics" helped the Big Ten win some battles in the playoff negotiations, SI.com's Austin Murphy writes.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
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 Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
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