Who ya got in Game 7?
Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez, a Nebraska alum, stumped for his alma mater to join the Big Ten back in January with commissioner Jim Delany, Rich Kaipust writes in the Omaha World-Herald. Nebraska is another measured move and a good one by the Big Ten, Mark Tupper writes in the (Decatur) Herald & Review.
A look at the pluses (better football) and minuses (weaker nonconference schedules) of Big Ten expansion from annarbor.com's Dave Birkett.
An interesting attempt at Big Ten division alignment from The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette's Marc Morehouse.
Joe Paterno's other sons pursued non-football careers, but Jay followed his famous father, Bernard Fernandez writes in the Philadelphia Daily News. Has the Big Ten helped or hurt Penn State in 17 years? Statecollegecom's Mike Poorman takes a look.
Big Ten athletic directors don't reveal much here, but they'll soon meet to discuss scheduling and division alignment.
Illinois picks up a commitment from defensive end Chris O'Connor, ESPNChicago.com's Scott Powers writes.
Indiana walk-on defensive tackle Milton Owens leaves for a scholie at Illinois State, Dustin Dopirak writes in The (Bloomington) Herald-Times.
Rich Rodriguez and two Michigan players reach out to a family in their time of need, Angelique Chengelis writes in The Detroit News. After splitting the 1997 national title, Michigan and Nebraska can rekindle a rivalry in the Big Ten, annarbor.com's Birkett writes.