Big Ten: Mark Ison
I'm not kidding, that boy's head is like Sputnik; spherical but quite pointy at parts. Now that was offside, wasn't it? He'll be crying himself to sleep tonight, on his huge pillow.
- Rich Rodriguez and Ron Zook will step into the fire in 2010, while Tim Brewster and Bill Lynch also will feel the heat, Rivals.com's Tom Dienhart writes.
- Penn State's football program generates unprecedented profits, and Joe Paterno is the biggest reason why, Ron Musselman writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
- Football drives the bus at Iowa, and the school's struggling basketball program might be paying a price, Scott Dochterman writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette. Like several other Big Ten programs, Iowa is raising football season-ticket prices for 2010, Ryan Suchomel writes in the Iowa City Press-Citizen.
- After a one-year stint at Illinois, Mike Schultz lands on his feet as Middle Tennessee's new offensive coordinator.
- The Big Ten expansion push seems to be moving at a quick pace, CBSSports.com's Dennis Dodd writes.
- Northwestern's Mark Ison has been named one of two recipients of the 2010 Wayne Duke Postgraduate Award from the Big Ten.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State