Big week ahead for the Big Ten blog, as I visit Michigan State, Michigan and Ohio State. Fun times.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Tony Barnhart weighs in on a possible 16-team Big Ten Conference.
Ohio State coaches spent time at Virginia Tech this winter to study the Hokies' conditioning drills, not to mention some X's and O's, Norm Wood writes in the Daily Press. Buckeyes head coach Jim Tressel looks forward to practicing under the lights, Ken Gordon writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
A move from wide receiver to safety seems to be suiting Michigan's Cameron Gordon, Mark Synder writes in the Detroit Free Press.
Minnesota offensive coordinator Jeff Horton provides an update on the team's quarterback competition in a Q&A with the Star Tribune's Kent Youngblood.
A look at Purdue's running back situation following Ralph Bolden's knee injury from The (Lafayette) Journal and Courier's Mike Carmin.
Wisconsin wide receiver Kyle Jefferson is a changed man this spring, and that's a good thing, Tom Mulhern writes in the Wisconsin State Journal.
Statecollege.com's Mike Poorman weighs in (sorry, bad pun) on Penn State's enigmatic defensive lineman Brandon Ware. Joe Paterno was singing for his supper this weekend.
Nathan Scheelhaase stood out among Illinois' quarterbacks in Saturday's practice, Mark Tupper writes in The (Decatur) Herald & Review. More notes on Illinois' practice from the Chicago Tribune's Chris Hine.
Indiana has two very similar options for its backup quarterback spot, Dustin Dopirak writes in The (Bloomington) Herald-Times (subscription required).