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T-minus two weeks 'til kickoff ...
An in-depth look at the Indiana quarterbacks. Lebron Daniel backed up Adrian Clayborn for three years and now is ready to take over at defensive end. A closer look at the Iowa running backs. A Hawkeyes recruit was arrested on four charges.
Running the ball and having a high completion percentage are goals for new Michigan State offensive coordinator Dan Roushar. Converted defensive end Todd Anderson is making some noise -- mostly the crunching of pads -- with his blocking at fullback. Former quarterback Tony Lippett has found a home at cornerback.
Minnesota players looked tired in Tuesday's scrimmage -- so Jerry Kill pushed them even harder Wednesday. Center Zach Mottla knows to prepare like a starter after being thrown into the job and struggling during that scrimmage.
Nebraska looks to some young defensive backs with star corner Alfonzo Dennard sidelined by a pulled muscle. Jason Ankrah and Thad Randle are hoping to break out on the Blackshirts defense after redshirting.
Northwestern defensive tackle Niko Mafuli has dropped about 30 pounds since the bowl game and hopes that makes him a new man on the field.
Jim Tressel said he's uncertain if he'll coach again in his first public comments since his resignation from Ohio State.
Penn State punter Anthony Fera is not practicing after his second alcohol-related offense. Brandon Beachum may not get as much attention as Silas Redd, but the "other" Penn State running back has similar numbers.
Purdue coach Danny Hope says he isn't concerned about Robert Marve's eligibility.
J.J. Watt may be gone, but Wisconsin has a track record of replacing defensive stars. Badgers linebacker Mike Taylor has some aches and pains in his repaired knee, but the team is confident he'll be ready for the opener. Two former Wisconsin athletic staffers find themselves in the middle of the Miami mess.
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