Big Ten lunchtime links
October, 30, 2013
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
The head of state has called for me by name. But I don't have time for him. It's going to be a glorious day. I feel my luck could change.
- Greg Mattison says "enough is enough," and the Michigan defense needs to turn the corner.
- Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough is confident going against the Wolverines, saying "we should win this game."
- Last year, Ohio State had trouble stopping the big running play. This year? The Buckeyes are better at that than any team in the country.
- Nebraska offensive coordinator Tim Beck has a big challenge when he draws up his Northwestern game plan.
- A frightening scene at Camp Randall Stadium 20 years ago today led to many changes and safety improvements.
- Iowa fans have reason to envy Wisconsin, Pat Harty writes.
- Penn State might be struggling, but this week's opponent, Illinois, is in even worse shape, David Jones writes.
- Jerry Kill will resume some coaching duties, but Minnesota will stick with what has been working for now.
- Indiana's young offensive line has persevered through injuries.
- The Ohio State game will have a little extra meaning for a couple of Purdue coaches.
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BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
7:00 PM ET Eastern Illinois Minnesota 10:00 PM ET Rutgers Washington State
8:30 AM ET Penn State UCF 12:00 PM ET Indiana State Indiana 12:00 PM ET Northern Iowa Iowa 12:00 PM ET Appalachian State Michigan 12:00 PM ET 5 Ohio State Navy 12:00 PM ET Western Michigan Purdue 12:05 PM ET Youngstown State Illinois 3:30 PM ET James Madison Maryland 3:30 PM ET Florida Atlantic 22 Nebraska 3:30 PM ET California Northwestern 9:00 PM ET 14 Wisconsin 13 LSU