Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
Minneapolis is beautiful this time o' year.
Terrelle Pryor's coach breaks down the Ohio State quarterback's play so far, Doug Lesmerises writes in The Cleveland Plain Dealer. Nothing wrong with Ohio State's defensive line against USC, Ken Gordon writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
Iowa quarterback Ricky Stanzi tries to overcome his first-half jitters, Marc Morehouse writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette.
Minnesota is working hard to iron out the glitches at TCF Bank Stadium, Kent Youngblood writes in the Star Tribune. The Gophers need a stronger start from their offense to keep pace with Cal, Marcus Fuller writes in the (St. Paul) Pioneer Press.
Penn State's guard play and the health of linebacker Navorro Bowman must improve before Big Ten play begins next week, Bob Flounders writes in The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News. The Lions went into Michigan for their latest top recruit. Penn State should name its field after JoePa, Cory Giger writes in The Altoona Mirror. Head coach Joe Paterno doesn't expect Bowman to play Saturday, Derek Levarse writes.
Illinois is facing some major adversity after losing middle linebacker Martez Wilson for the season, Loren Tate writes in The (Champaign) News-Gazette.
Michigan State could get offensive lineman Joel Nitchman on the field for the Notre Dame game, the Lansing State Journal's Joe Rexrode writes in his blog. The Spartans feel right at home in South Bend, Shannon Shelton writes in the Detroit Free Press.
Tate Forcier's age suits him well at Michigan, Mitch Albom writes in the Detroit Free Press. University of Michigan president Mary Sue Coleman isn't leaving for the NCAA, Robin Erb writes in the Detroit Free Press.
Wisconsin is slowly regaining its depth at defensive end, Jeff Potrykus writes in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Some interesting thoughts from former Purdue star Rod Woodson on the current Boilermakers team, Mike Carmin writes in The (Lafayette) Journal and Courier.