Colleague Bruce Feldman has an interesting Q&A with Illinois coach Ron Zook.
Nebraska recruit and Kansas City Royals draft pick Bubba Starling still has "a lot of stuff to figure out," Bob Dutton writes in the Kansas City Star. More on Bubba's big night from the Omaha World-Herald's Dirk Chatelain.
Ohio State's president says the school must take a hard look at its compliance department. Former Buckeyes coach Jim Tressel had plenty of contact with Terrelle Pryor's mentor in 2010, Jill Riepenhoff and Mike Wagner write in The Columbus Dispatch.
Two new coaches bring an air of uncertainty to the Michigan-Ohio State rivalry, Doug Lesmerises writes in The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Michigan State beats out Northwestern for quarterback recruit Tyler O'Connor, Denny Schwarze writes in the Lansing State Journal.
Illinois' receiving corps adds a veteran with Clemson transfer Brandon Clear, Shannon Ryan writes in the Chicago Tribune.
New Minnesota coach Jerry Kill is accustomed to working hard, Pat Ruff writes in The Post-Bulletin.
More speed is on the way for Purdue this season.