RecruitingNation links: Big Ten edition


Austin Ward writes: Ohio State assistant Mike Vrabel turned his hands into weapons of destruction in the NFL, and they’ve become tools of construction heading into his third season as an assistant coach at Ohio State.

Jared Shanker writes: Ranking the top 10 Ohio State instant impact recruits for 2014.Insider

Ward writes: Leaving A Legacy series focuses on Buckeyes safety Christian Bryant.


Josh Moyer writes: Class of 2015 wideout Van Jefferson of Tennessee gives his thoughts on Penn State after getting a scholarship offer Saturday.Insider

Moyer writes: Virginia linebacker Chad Smith is confident a Penn State offer is coming.Insider


Chantel Jennings writes: The Wolverines picked up a commitment from 2015 offensive lineman Jon Runyan Jr. (Philadelphia/St. Joseph's Prep), the son of former All-Big Ten offensive tackle Jon Runyan, who played for 14 seasons in the NFL and is now a U.S. congressman.Insider

Jennings writes: Ohio kicker Andrew David was the first pledge for 2015.Insider

Tom VanHaaren writes: Ranking the top 10 Michigan instant impact recruits for 2014.Insider