- Ohio State adds a very big piece to its 2013 recruiting class in DT Michael Hill. Eleven Warriors explores why the Buckeyes won't go undefeated this fall.
- Michigan State wins the recruiting battle for a two-sport star in Drake Harris. More on Harris' pledge here. Spartans athletic director Mark Hollis weighs in on the new playoff.
- Michigan could replace Notre Dame in 2018-19 with a big name. One-time playoff opponent Dave Brandon is "very pleased" with the new model.
- Penn State's recruiting surge continues with wideout Zach Bradshaw. Mark Wogenrich takes a good look at how Penn State would have fared in a playoff environment.
- Northwestern hopes to hear about receiver Kyle Prater's NCAA waiver application next month.
- Drew Sharp writes that the new playoff won't benefit the Big Ten. The playoff won't end the arguments and debate in college football, Rob Oller writes.
- Wisconsin's latest recruit for 2013 has no trouble being nasty on the field. A look at how the Badgers would have fared in a four-team playoff.
- A closer look at Iowa's football facilities upgrades here and here. Some good Hawkeyes nuggets here. Iowa players are excited about the playoff.
- Purdue's style fit recruit John Strauser, who will become a third-generation Big Ten player.
- Illinois adds former All-Big Ten receiver Mike Bellamy to its staff.
- Maize 'n Brew previews Nebraska in 2012.
- It might be wishful thinking, but could Minnesota work its way onto Notre Dame's schedule when Michigan comes off?
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