Happy Luke Fickell Day:
Fickell made his first major appearance as the Buckeyes coach at a high school camp over the weekend and showed lots of energy. Christopher Cicero, the man whose e-mails started Jim Tressel's downfall, is no stranger to controversy.
Several Ohio State parents named their kids Tressel in the past few years, the Columbus Dispatch reports. They swear they don't regret it now. The official terms of Tressel's separation from the Buckeyes should be completed this week. Gordon Gee says Tressel was not given an ultimatum to resign.
The Champaign News-Gazette's Loren Tate spent some time with outgoing Illinois athletic director Ron Guenther.
Indiana got its first commitment for 2012 by picking up a lineman from Ohio.
Minnesota athletic director Joel Maturi is not in favor of giving college athletes more money.
Northwestern added a recruit who can play linebacker, tight end or fullback.
Penn State recruit Camren Williams is becoming a recruiter himself, trying to talk other prospects into joining him in State College. The Nittany Lions, though, haven't been able to keep all the top in-state prospects home. Rob Bolden is back on campus.
Purdue's Carson Wiggs isn't your average kicker. That's evident by the fact that he was named team captain.
Nick Toon's comments about Russell Wilson in an impromptu TV interview resulted in a minor NCAA violation for Wisconsin.