Big Ten: Matthew Ramondo
Hope you have a great weekend.
- The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Doug Lesmerises examines the return of all of Ohio State's underclassmen for 2011. Eight Buckeyes players are headed to the NFL scouting combine next month.
- New Michigan defensive coordinator Greg Mattison talks about coming home to Ann Arbor, Angelique Chengelis writes in The Detroit News. Brady Hoke adds his first recruit as Michigan's coach.
- The Big Ten had a nice season until New Year's Day, Rivals.com's Tom Dienhart writes.
- Missed this from last week: The (Lafayette) Journal Courier's Mike Carmin examines Purdue's ACL epidemic.
- Michigan State's early interest in recruit Matthew Ramondo has paid off, Matt Dorsey writes in the Detroit Free Press.
- Wisconsin's Bret Bielema is on a roll in terms of hiring good assistants, Tom Mulhern writes in the Wisconsin State Journal.
- Aaron Green won't be the only running back in Nebraska's strong 2011 recruiting class, Brian Christopherson writes in the Lincoln Journal Star.
- Former Iowa player Cedric Everson is convicted of only one misdemeanor in his assault trial.
- Penn State has no underclassmen leaving early for the draft, Mark Wogenrich writes in The Morning Call.
- A running back recruit from Texas will visit Illinois this weekend, Bob Asmussen writes in The (Champaign) News-Gazette.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
12:00 PM ET Iowa Pittsburgh 12:00 PM ET Eastern Michigan 11 Michigan State 12:00 PM ET Western Illinois Northwestern 12:00 PM ET Southern Illinois Purdue 12:00 PM ET Bowling Green 19 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET Maryland Syracuse 3:30 PM ET Utah Michigan 3:30 PM ET Rutgers Navy 4:00 PM ET Massachusetts Penn State 4:00 PM ET San Jose State Minnesota 4:00 PM ET Texas State Illinois 4:00 PM ET Indiana 18 Missouri 8:00 PM ET Miami (FL) 24 Nebraska