Nebraska's revamped coaching staff will have Bo Pelini's fingerprints all over it, Steven M. Sipple writes in the Lincoln Journal Star. The new assistant hires could define the Pelini era in Lincoln, Mitch Sherman writes in the Omaha World-Herald.
Michigan recruiting coordinator Chris Singletary played a big role in keeping prospects on board, Mark Snyder writes in the Detroit Free Press. Remember Demar Dorsey? The former Michigan recruit will play football in the state after all, Mick McCabe writes in the Free Press.
Purdue's recruiting coordinator leaves the program, Mike Carmin writes in The (Lafayette) Journal and Courier.
Junior college transfer Dan Heiar will compete for a starting job right away at Iowa, Marc Morehouse writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette. Former Hawkeyes receiver Derrell Johnson-Koulianos is on redemption road before the NFL draft.
Illinois coach Ron Zook has received plenty of interest in his assistant coach vacancy, Bob Asmussen writes in The (Champaign) News-Gazette.
A terrific piece about Michigan State recruit Brandon Clemons and the obstacles he overcame to reach this point, Kevin Gleason writes in the Lansing State Journal. Michigan State adds several preferred walk-ons to the mix, Greg Johnson writes in The Grand Rapids Press.
Penn State eyes in-state high school standout Eugene Lewis, John Erzar writes in The Times Leader.
Gerry DiNardo, who coached in both the SEC and the Big Ten, says the Big Ten is at a major disadvantage because of oversigning rules, Ken Gordon writes in The Columbus Dispatch.