Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- I'm headed home, but I'll have much more on Purdue, Illinois and the rest of the Big Ten in the coming days.
There was some news today out of Wisconsin, where former Badgers running back Lance Smith was sentenced to 20 days in jail. Smith, dismissed from the team Aug. 4, violated the terms of a first-offender program he entered after pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges of battery and disorderly conduct. He was arrested last July following a physical altercation with his girlfriend. Here's more on the case from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and The Capital Times.
Former Iowa quarterback Arvell Nelson pleaded guilty Wednesday to a marijuana possession charge, the Iowa City Press-Citizen reported.
It's no joke, Curtis Terry. You're moving to fullback for Ohio State, Tim May writes in The Columbus Dispatch.