Big Ten: Napoleon Harris
December, 8, 2011
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Coming at you live from the Happiest Place on Earth (at least that's what they tell me).
- Wisconsin offensive coordinator Paul Chryst is in the head-coaching mix at both Illinois and Kansas but not at the top of the wish list, Jeff Potrykus writes. Check out the Badgers' Rose Bowl anthem.
- Loren Tate gives some tips for Illinois' next coach, whoever he is. Illinois extends its deadline for the coach hire.
- A look at Silver Football finalist Kirk Cousins from Michigan State.
- David Jones wonders what it would take for Penn State to land Chris Petersen. Penn State's coach search committee won't rule out NFL candidates. Former Nittany Lions coach Joe Paterno reportedly is progressing with his cancer treatments.
- Purdue needs to make a decision on coach Danny Hope's future, Tom Dienhart writes.
- Iowa had to have faith, and it got him. If you want to learn more about the Hawkeyes' latest recruit, check out his Web site.
- Michigan once recruited the running back it'll face in the Sugar Bowl. The Wolverines will focus on the future of their defensive line during bowl practices, as only one starter returns in 2012.
- Michigan State will host several top recruits during the next two weeks.
- Braxton Miller's first season as Ohio State quarterback mirrors Troy Smith's, but will Miller follow the same path going forward? Buckeyes receiver Devin Smith says "everyone's excited" about Urban Meyer's offense.
- Another juco linebacker is ready to contribute for Nebraska.
- Former Northwestern linebacker Napoleon Harris is running for state senate.
- Despite Indiana's lousy record, Kevin Wilson hopes the 2011 season laid the foundation (subscription required).
- A recording of former Minnesota star Bruce Smith's Heisman Trophy acceptance speech recently was found.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
5:39 2nd Qtr Nebraska 17 24 USC 24 Final Cincinnati 17 Virginia Tech 33 Final 15 Arizona State 36 Duke 31 Final Miami (FL) 21 South Carolina 24 Final/OT Boston College 30 Penn State 31
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
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
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