Big Ten lunch links: Maresh cleared to play

Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg

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"He is free to work out or lift weights any way he wants. There will be one more perfunctory test before the Gophers begin spring practice, but doctors expect no surprises. Come spring, Maresh will be playing football again. The news came less than six months after his June 26 surgery."

"There are so many lessons that I've learned and you hope [the quarterbacks] have learned ... because you don't want to repeat what happened," Chryst said. "There were a lot of plays where that position hurt us. You don't want to take it out of the hands of 10 other guys."