Best day on the sporting calendar.
- Wisconsin's defense stands out in the team's first spring scrimmage. Badger fans wanting a non-league schedule upgrade got their wish with the Alabama game. Wisconsin AD Barry Alvarez writes that a recommendation on divisions -- and most likely nine-game league schedules -- is getting closer.
- Make no mistake: Linebacker Jake Ryan is a huge loss for Michigan's defense, Kyle Meinke writes. A good breakdown of Michigan's spring roster.
- New Purdue coach Darrell Hazell doesn't say much but makes his point. Boilers running back Akeem Hunt wants to be the team's featured back. Purdue picks up another QB, this time a preferred walk-on from Cincinnati.
- Redshirt freshman Demetrious Cox could boost Michigan State's depth at safety. Spartans punter Mike Sadler strives for perfection on and off the field. It's all in the family for Michigan State's Bullough brothers.
- Nebraska's veteran receivers are comfortable mentoring -- and commenting on -- their younger teammates. Why a geographical division split might not be the best thing for Nebraska.
- Ohio State's offense operated only at around 60 percent in 2012, according to assistant Stan Drayton. Former Ohio State tackle Alex Boone picks Indiana, not the Buckeyes, to win the NCAA hoops title.
- A look at incoming Northwestern tight end recruit Jayme Taylor.
- Indiana assistant Kevin Johns weighs in on the team's quarterbacks and receivers.
- Penn State reportedly dumps its football marketing manager.