Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
Some media day leftovers for you.
- Can anyone keep pace with the Big Ten's big two this fall? The Sporting News' Dave Curtis takes a look.
- Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio is nasty, in a good way, CBSSports.com's Gregg Doyel writes.
- Ohio State didn't play nice during summer workouts, and that's a good thing, Doug Lesmersises writes in The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
- Penn State's defensive line will be without troubled tackle Abe Koroma this year, Matt Fortuna writes in The Daily Collegian. Head coach Joe Paterno wishes he'd played quarterback Daryll Clark a lot earlier.
- Michigan tackle Mark Ortmann fires back at former line mates Justin Boren and Kurt Wermers, annarbor.com's Michael Rothstein writes. On the other side of the ball, head coach Rich Rodriguez likes what new defensive coordinator Greg Robinson brings to the table, Mark Snyder writes in the Detroit Free Press.
- Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz faces a unique challenge in coaching his son, Marc Morehouse writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette.
- Illinois star wideout Arrelious Benn isn't an Iowa fan, Scout.com's Rob Howe writes. Too bad the Illini and Hawkeyes don't meet this fall. Speaking of fighting words, Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon says there's no bad blood between him and Illinois quarterback Juice Williams.
- After nearly turning pro following last season, Northwestern defensive end Corey Wootton sets his sights on the first round, Teddy Greenstein writes in the Chicago Tribune.
- Michigan State's 2009 recruiting class will make an impact this fall and beyond, Joe Rexrode writes in the Lansing State Journal.