Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
Sorry these are coming a little late. I had to drive through a typhoon to get to Iowa City, but I'm here, safe and sound. I'll be heading over to Kinnick Stadium in a bit.
For now, chew on these links.
Looks like a false alarm on star recruit William Gholston, who remains committed to Michigan State, the Lansing State Journal's Joe Rexrode writes in his blog.
The numbers don't lie in a bleak Big Ten landscape, Angelique Chengelis writes in The Detroit News.
Illinois defensive tackle Josh Brent has been to rock bottom and back, Bob Asmussen writes in The (Champaign) News-Gazette.
Former Iowa quarterback Jake Christensen has transferred to Eastern Illinois.
Michigan has a good problem to deal with on its offensive line, Mark Snyder writes in the Detroit Free Press.
Northwestern picks up a key commitment from the state of Michigan, Mark Spezia writes in The Flint Journal.
Ohio State's preseason Coaches' Poll ranking looks a bit high to The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Doug Lesmerises. Former Buckeyes star quarterback Troy Smith is among the great No. 10s of this decade, CBSsports.com's Dennis Dodd writes.
Penn State looks very strong at several positions, but the development at the less-experienced spots will determine the outcome this fall, Cory Giger writes in The Altoona Mirror.
The Capital Times' Jim Polzin breaks down the numbers from Wisconsin's 2008 season.
Since there will be no drinking inside TCF Bank Stadiums, the bars surrounding Minnesota's new facility hope to take advantage.