RecruitingNation links: Big Ten edition


Brad Bournival writesInsider: While tight end isn't a big position of need in Urban Meyer's spread offense, 2014 Watch List TE Jeb Blazevich (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Christian) might be a perfect fit for the Buckeyes.

Bournival writesInsider: Here are the six tight ends of 2014 not committed somewhere else who have an offer from Ohio State.


Josh Moyer writesInsider:

We asked Elijah Brooks, football coach at Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha, what separates Penn State commit Mark Allen as a player, how he first noticed the running back's ability and when the player especially showcased his potential.

Moyer writesInsider: Class of 2014 receiver De'Andre Thompkins of North Carolina received an offer from Penn State last November. We take a closer look at what he would bring to the Nittany Lions.


Michael Rothstein writes: Taylor Lewan’s decision to return for his senior season offered immediate dividends for Michigan. It could place him easily at left tackle, not worry about the results, and focus on shoring up the interior of an offensive line which has no experience at all.

Rothstein writesInsider: Michigan is in its first Sweet 16 since 1994, and football spring practice is nearing its halfway point -- that means a ton of questions in this week's WolverineNation mailbag.