Big Ten: Larry Smith
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- Wisconsin linebacker Ethan Armstrong is out for a while with a leg injury. The quarterbacks went head to head at Badgers practice Thursday.
- Redshirt freshman Andy James Garcia is making a strong push to start for Purdue. Austin Appleby remains in the Boilers QB derby.
- Jim Delany says the Big Ten is just an observer in a possible move to reduce Penn State's NCAA sanctions. Deion Barnes is refining his approach to the game. Discussing the state of the Nittany Lions. Garry Gilliam is making the switch from tight end to offensive tackle.
- Breaking down Ohio State's receiver positions. Some difficult days await the Buckeyes in camp.
- Northwestern superback Dan Vitale enters the season under the radar. Ibraheim Campbell and the Wildcats defensive backs are thinking big.
- Nebraska has strength in numbers in its secondary. Rick Kaczenski is working hard to develop the Huskers defensive linemen. Expectations are high for offensive tackle Andrew Rodriguez.
- Minnesota's defensive line is looking to exceed expectations. A three-way battle is on for the Gophers' placekicking job.
- Jayru Campbell's commitment is an early example of Curtis Blackwell's impact at Michigan State. Freshman running back Gerald Holmes likes delivering hits.
- Freshman quarterback Shane Morris is having his development sped up with Russell Bellomy on the shelf. Brennen Beyer and Derrick Green have minor injuries.
- Iowa is determined to right the ship. The team's three competing quarterbacks have different personalities and backs stories. Jim Reid was part of the Hawkeyes' offseason coaching shuffle. More coverage from Iowa's media day.
- Depth is the strength of Indiana's receiving corps (subscription required). Larry Smith brings a track star's speed at running back for the Hoosiers.
- True sophomore linebacker Mason Monheim is leading a young Illinois defense. Nathan Scheelhaase talks about having his jersey and likeness for sale.
- Seven Big Ten players made Sports Illustrated's All-America teams.