Wisconsin is 1-0. Michigan State should be 1-0 after tonight, barring a disaster.
East Lansing forecast for 7 p.m. (via National Weather Service): 86 degrees, with 13 mph winds and a 20 percent chance of rain.
On to the linkage:
Russell Wilson lived up to the hype for Wisconsin. The Badgers won with style points as the nation was watching. Montee Ball and James White provided the backfield some very productive balance (and Ball helped my fantasy team take an early lead on Rittenberg's). Bret Bielema put more key players on special teams.
This could be the most talented Michigan State team in decades. One of Mark Dantonio's first recruits, Joel Foreman remains a fixture for the Spartans on the offensive line. A primer on tonight's game, which Michigan State should win easily.
Lions247.com reports that Rob Bolden will start at quarterback for Penn State. Jack Crawford says he's all the way back from last year's foot injury, and he's ready to shore up the troublesome defensive end spot.
The Columbus Dispatch reports that the three latest suspended Ohio State players received gift bags for attending a charity event they hadn't cleared through the compliance office. Doug Lesmerises breaks down the Buckeyes position by position.
Minnesota is hoping a little more speed can help it improve the nation's least productive pass rush from a year ago.
Michael Rosenberg spins the tale of how Brady Hoke came to be Michigan's man. Receiver Junior Hemingway is hoping for a healthy, highly productive year. The Wolverines must worry about Western Michigan quarterback Alex Carder. Graham Couch defends his stance that Carder is a better quarterback than Denard Robinson.
Despite the disheartening Rob Henry injury, Purdue says it's ready for Saturday's opener. The Boilers are paying Middle Tennessee $850,000 to come to West Lafayette, but Kent State funded half that figure.
The Big Ten needs to be ready to pounce on more expansion, Drew Sharp writes.