Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
In honor of Jon and Kate, here are eight items for you.
As expected, TCF Bank Stadium will be completely dry as Minnesota's Board of Regents approved a ban on alcohol sales, Alex Ebert writes in the Star Tribune.
Wisconsin's big recruiting week continues with a commitment from Berlin (not that Berlin), Jim Polzin writes in The Capital Times. Purdue also picked up a recruit in wideout Charles Torwudzo, Mike Carmin writes in The (Lafayette) Journal and Courier.
Penn State and Ohio State gear up for a big recruiting weekend, colleague Bill Kurelic writes.
The Gazette's Marc Morehouse weighs in on Iowa's handling of disciplinary incidents, the death of Ed Thomas and other topics. Wisconsin's Bret Bielema and Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald had Twitter tributes to Thomas.
A gambling Web site thinks Ohio State could soon be in hot water with the NCAA, Rob Oller writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
If Mark Dantonio keeps to his word, he could become one of Michigan State's greatest coaches, the Detroit Free Press' Jamie Samuelsen writes in his blog.
Illinois adds a defensive back for the 2010 recruiting class, The (Champaign) News-Gazette's Bob Asmussen writes in his blog.
Joe Paterno is right in demanding a playoff system, but he shouldn't expect to be rewarded for weak scheduling, Cory Giger writes in The Altoona Mirror.