Spring has come to Chicago -- at least for a day.
Michigan officials are investigating an incident at the Big House that left the block 'M' vandalized, annarbor.com's Jeff Arnold writes. New Michigan AD David Brandon can earn performance bonuses at the school, Mark Snyder writes in the Detroit Free Press.
Illinois offensive coordinator Paul Petrino will name a starting quarterback this spring only if a candidate "just runs away with it," Mark Tupper writes in the (Decatur) Herald & Review. Illinois' first practice of the spring took on a spirited tone, Bob Asmussen writes in The (Champaign) News-Gazette.
Northwestern defensive end Corey Wootton talks about his NFL draft prospects with The Sporting News' Dave Curtis.
Chris Kramer's college hoops career is over, and he's at least considering the idea of playing football for Purdue, Pete DiPrimio writes in The (Fort Wayne) News-Sentinel.
At Penn State, the linebacker position always takes the spotlight, statecollege.com's Mike Poorman writes.
Indiana's junior college arrivals adjust to life at an FBS program, Dustin Dopirak writes in The (Bloomington) Herald-Times.
Minnesota linebacker Mike Rallis is back after a serious leg/ankle injury that could have been a lot worse, Kent Youngblood writes in the Star Tribune.
Wisconsin fans will stay up late to watch the Badgers open the 2010 season at UNLV.