Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
To Champaign wishes and caviar dreams.
If you're hoping for major revelations in Michigan's spring game, think again, Angelique Chengelis writes in The Detroit News.
"I don't think there's a whole lot to hide, but any new things you're going to do, new packages you don't want your first few opponents to see, you're not going to do it in the spring game," Rodriguez said. "Plus, you don't want your kids thinking too much like they're preparing for a real game. So it will be more like a scrimmage situation."
Ohio State defensive end Thaddeus Gibson is taking on a seek-and-destroy mission this year, Doug Lesmerises writes in The Cleveland Plain Dealer. Michigan transfer Justin Boren has made an impression already on the Buckeyes' offensive line, Tim May writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
Iowa's Kirk Ferentz tops Michigan's Rodriguez for best Big Ten head coach, according to Rivals.com's Tom Dienhart. Jim Tressel at No. 4? Joe Paterno at No. 5? Really?
Team chemistry clearly was a problem for Wisconsin last year, but the Badgers think they have things ironed out, Tom Mulhern writes in the Wisconsin State Journal.
Minnesota's revamped offensive line has a long way to go, and the Gophers might have taken a page out of Indiana's playbook with quarterbacks Adam Weber and MarQueis Gray, the Star Tribune's Kent Youngblood writes in his blog.
Former New Orleans Saints coach Jim Haslett stopped by Illinois' practice Tuesday, and safety Donsay Hardeman (neck) was in uniform but held out of contact, Bob Asmussen writes in The (Champaign) News-Gazette.
The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette's Marc Morehouse couldn't kick his own son off his football team, a decision Iowa's Ferentz now faces after his son's arrest Monday.