Big Ten lunch links


  • ESPN.com's All-America team is finally here (!!!), and Michigan's Brandon Graham and Michigan State's Greg Jones made the squad.

  • Michigan president Mary Sue Coleman discusses the ongoing NCAA investigation and new AD David Brandon, Mark Snyder writes in the Detroit Free Press. Denard "Shoelace" Robinson is one of three Wolverines freshmen who will also run track for U-M.

  • The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette's Marc Morehouse breaks down Iowa's most popular, exciting and maddening player -- quarterback Ricky Stanzi.

  • Minnesota offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch continues to be mentioned in NFL rumors, this time as an addition to Pete Carroll's staff with the Seahawks, Danny O'Neil writes in The Seattle Times.

  • Ashton Leggett pleads guilty, while the fates of the other former and current Michigan State players facing assault charges will be determined later, Shannon Shelton writes in the Detroit Free Press.

  • Ohio State's Thursday night opener is a sign of the times, Rob Oller writes in The Columbus Dispatch.