Let's party like it's 1982.
Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus has 8.5 sacks and 9.5 fingers (he's also the guest on our podcast this week, which will be available later today). The Illini are viewing Ohio State like the Buckeyes are still the class of the Big Ten.
Northwestern needs to look at some changes but stay the course and not follow the Tiger Woods model, Pat Fitzgerald says.
Purdue is about to begin the most difficult stretch of its schedule so far.
Jerry Kill expects MarQueis Gray to be his starting quarterback when Minnesota resumes play next week.
Bo Pelini is looking for more consistency from his Cornhuskers.