Last links as a free man.
- June 26, 2012. A day that will live in college football history. Here's coverage of the playoff announcement here, here, here, here and here.
- One guy who wasn't too excited about the playoff announcement: Nebraska chancellor Harvey Perlman. Tom Shatel says Nebraska fans shouldn't be embarrassed by Perlman's anti-playoff stance.
- Purdue coach Danny Hope wanted a plus-one system.
- Illinois picked up its 14th commitment by landing an Ohio defensive end.
- Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz is fine with a playoff system as long as there are still bowls.
- A two-sport star in the Class of 2014 will choose between Michigan and Michigan State.
- An athlete who will probably play defense committed to Ohio State.
- Michigan State recruit Dylan Chmura hopes to become known for much more than his famous father.
- Class of 2013 recruits plan to restore Penn State's pride.
- The Patriot News previews Wisconsin's season. A history of versatility should help the Badgers withstand changes on the O-line this year.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
2:00 PM ET Washington State Colorado State 3:30 PM ET 20 Fresno State 25 USC 5:30 PM ET Buffalo San Diego State 9:00 PM ET Tulane Louisiana-Lafayette
6:00 PM ET Pittsburgh Bowling Green 9:30 PM ET Utah State 23 Northern Illinois
2:30 PM ET Marshall Maryland 6:00 PM ET Syracuse Minnesota 9:30 PM ET Brigham Young Washington
12:00 PM ET Rutgers Notre Dame 3:20 PM ET Cincinnati North Carolina 6:45 PM ET Miami (FL) 18 Louisville 10:15 PM ET Michigan Kansas State
11:45 AM ET Middle Tennessee Navy 3:15 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia Tech 6:45 PM ET 10 Oregon Texas 10:15 PM ET 14 Arizona State Texas Tech
12:30 PM ET Arizona Boston College 2:00 PM ET Virginia Tech 17 UCLA 4:00 PM ET Rice Mississippi State 8:00 PM ET 24 Duke 21 Texas A&M
12:00 PM ET Nebraska 22 Georgia 12:00 PM ET UNLV North Texas 1:00 PM ET Iowa 16 LSU 1:00 PM ET 19 Wisconsin 9 South Carolina 5:00 PM ET 5 Stanford 4 Michigan State 8:30 PM ET 15 UCF 6 Baylor
7:30 PM ET 13 Oklahoma State 8 Missouri 8:30 PM ET 12 Clemson 7 Ohio State