Can I take a snow day?
Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley is the Big Ten's recruiter of the year, according to Rivals.com.
Count Michigan head coach Rich Rodriguez among those who favor an early signing period, annarbor.com's Dave Birkett writes. The Wolverines expect a wide-open competition at running back heading into the season, Angelique Chengelis writes in The Detroit News.
Wisconsin's hiring of secondary coach Chris Ash last week could be a pre-emptive move if defensive coordinator Dave Doeren bolts for a head-coaching job, Tom Mulhern writes in the Wisconsin State Journal.
Former Minnesota wide receivers coach Richard Hightower is heading back to the NFL, Kent Youngblood writes in the Star Tribune.
Illinois head coach Ron Zook tuned in as former Illini running back Pierre Thomas helped the Saints win the Super Bowl, Teddy Greenstein writes in the Chicago Tribune.
These are good times to be a Purdue fan, Darren Everson writes in The Wall Street Journal.
Four Indiana players get ready for the NFL scouting combine up the road in Indianapolis, Dustin Dopirak writes in The (Bloomington) Herald-Times (subscription required).