Big Ten lunch links

I hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving. I finally finished my 2009 wedding tour (belated congrats to Alex and Dina!) and look forward to the final week of the regular season.

  • Wisconsin running back John Clay has no plans to bolt for the NFL, Tom Mulhern writes in the Wisconsin State Journal. For Clay's backup Montee Ball, college football at Wisconsin is a family affair, Jim Polzin writes in The Capital Times.

  • Charges and lawsuits could stem from the on-campus fight that allegedly involved Michigan State football players, Joe Rexrode writes in the Lansing State Journal.

  • Despite continued courtship from other schools, prep quarterback Devin Gardner remains committed to Michigan, annarbor.com's Dave Birkett writes.

  • Illinois wraps up its season against Ryan Matthews and Fresno State, Mark Tupper writes in The (Decatur) Herald & Review.

  • Penn State's new ticket policy really hurts the fans, Terry Casey writes at statecollege.com.