RecruitingNation links: Big Ten edition


Austin Ward writes: Urban Meyer has an unorthodox master plan to spread out spring practice through more days and weeks to maximize OSU's time.

Brad Bournival writesInsider: 2014 Watch List cornerback Tony Brown has ideal size and speed for the position and says he'll take a summer visit to Columbus.

Bournival writesInsider: Here are the top five cornerbacks on OSU's board for 2014 who haven't committed elsewhere and who have offers from the Buckeyes.


Josh Moyer writes: Philadelphia 2014 inside linebacker prospect Zaire Franklin says the day Bill O'Brien visited his high school the school "almost stopped."

Moyer writesInsider: The high school coach of PSU 2014 middle linebacker commit Troy Reeder reveals the kind of player the Lions are getting.


Michael Rothstein writesInsider: The top player to watch in the spring will surprise; it's a redshirt freshman.

Chantel Jennings writesInsider: Watch List guard Sam Mustipher, who will visit soon, has ties to Michigan.

Mailbag: Insider: Da'Shawn Hand, the nation's top junior, will visit this weekend, which means commits Michael Ferns and Wilton Speight will convee in Ann Arbor to help sway him.