Big Ten lunch links
February, 25, 2014
By Chantel Jennings | ESPNChicago.com
Where did all those Girl Scout cookies go?
- Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard ran a 4.42 (unofficially) in the 40 at the NFL combine this morning. Meanwhile, former defensive lineman Tyler Hoover continues to blog about his training for MSU Pro Day.
- Tom Fornelli breaks down the buzz of Illinois football -- what Illini fans are talking about and what they're saying.
- All five Hawkeyes have finished up their workouts at the combine and it's a mixed bag of results.
- On Ohio State's secondary NCAA violations this past year and an eight-second phone call between a 2014 commit and Tim Tebow. Yesterday, former OSU wide receiver Ray Small pleaded guilty to three counts of drug trafficking.
- Penn State coach James Franklin is making good on his promise to own the state in recruiting -- he picked up two in-state commitments yesterday. Former PSU offensive lineman John Urschel's NFL combine diary.
- Five storylines to watch in Ann Arbor as the Wolverines start spring football.
- Six Cornhuskers who have the most to gain this spring.
- Minnesota coach Jerry Kill is appreciative of the contract extension and raise.
- Maryland is in the top five for a Virginia safety.
- NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock thinks Rutgers "has continued to recruit well and develop talent well."
- Purdue football commitment Gelen Robinson (son of former Purdue basketball great Glenn Robinson and brother of current Michigan basketball player Glenn Robinson III) excels in football, track and wrestling and while it keeps him busy, that's how he likes it.
- One of the more interesting -- and sad -- parts of this Northwestern union story is Kain Colter's testimony on academic "clustering."
TOP 25 SCOREBOARD
14:16 4th Qtr Boston College 21 Penn State 14 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC Final Cincinnati 17 Virginia Tech 33 Final 15 Arizona State 36 Duke 31 Final Miami (FL) 21 South Carolina 24
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