Spring practices are in the rear-view mirror for the Big Ten, and fans now have to endure the long summer layoff between now and fall camps. But there's plenty to get excited about over the next few months, especially with these great spring performances from around the conference.
From Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Piscataway, New Jersey, and Lincoln, Nebraska, to College Park, Maryland, there were plenty of standout performances this spring. Granted, we're talking about overly glorified scrimmages, but with these standouts, fans have a little bit more insight into what the team's 2014 outlook might be.
We've put together a brief list of the top five spring performances from across the Big Ten and, in no particular order, have neatly packaged them here for your enjoyment.