One of college football's most anticipated openers will kick off Saturday night in Houston, with No. 13 LSU taking on No. 14 Wisconsin -- two programs that might reside in different conferences, but share similar philosophies about playing mean-spirited, physical football.
Brian's off this week, so I'm attempting three mailbags (today, Wednesday and Friday). Wish me luck. Better yet, send me questions. And follow us on Twitter. Aaron from Minneapolis writes: Jerry Kill and his staff have frequently said over the last few years that they want to recruit bigger, taller offensive weapons, and they seem to be following through on that.
about 276 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Michigan Wolverines
I'm taking your questions for a third time this week, filling in the Friday time slot for the vacationing Rittenberg. I'll be gone myself next week, so this will be the last time I talk to you for a bit.
about 279 days ago | Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
Only 99 days left. The Big Ten is recruiting more nationally to stay in the national picture. Jerry Kill plans to coach from the sidelines in 2014. Penn State receiver Geno Lewis talked about going against Jordan Lucas during the Nittany Lions' caravan.
about 309 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
The playoff era is here in college football, so feel free to do somersaults and backflips (no lawsuits if you get hurt). We're previewing the playoff and its top contenders today, and if you'd like to chat with Mark Schlabach, Brett McMurphy and Brad Edwards, go here right now.
about 311 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Michigan Wolverines
The Big Ten postman always rings twice (a week, at least during the offseason) ... Rob NitLion from Morristown, N.J. writes: Brian, you made a very good argument in this morning's Take Two -- much better, I feel, than Adam.
about 386 days ago | Brian Bennett | Michigan Wolverines
Since Christmas is tomorrow, the normal Big Ten Wednesday mailbag comes at you a day early. Consider this your letters to Santa blog: Matt from Tucson, Ariz., writes: I'll send my question to you since you chose Nebraska as your most improved bowl team.
about 457 days ago | Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
There were two huge rivalry games Saturday, with BCS national title implications at stake. What were the odds that both underdog home teams would score a touchdown to get within one point with 32 seconds left in the game?
about 479 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions