Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
Before I hit the road for Madison, it's time to take a look around the league.
He has only started two games, but Ohio State freshman Terrelle Pryor already ranks No. 3 among Big Ten quarterbacks, The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Doug Lesmerises writes in his blog. It's not an overly impressive crop of signal-callers, but I'd put Pryor below Daryll Clark at this stage.
Finishing stronger is on the minds of Iowa players after two close losses, Eric Page writes in the Quad City Times.
Penn State players became Oregon State fans last week as they become increasingly aware of their place in the national title picture, Jeff McLane writes in the Philadelphia Inquirer.
The Lansing State Journal's Joe Rexrode has an interesting interview with former Michigan State star Tony Mandarich, who admits in an upcoming book that he took steroids in college and cheated on a drug test.
Wisconsin might be a bit overrated, while Big Ten teams shouldn't sleep on Minnesota, the Big Ten Network's Dave Revsine writes in his weekly numbers blog.