Less than two weeks away from the start of spring ball in Madison and Ann Arbor.
If Notre Dame and Texas are off the table, Rutgers seems to offer the most upside for the Big Ten, Teddy Greenstein writes in the Chicago Tribune.
Expansion would be just the latest big move made by Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany during his tenure, Ed Sherman writes in Crain's Chicago Business.
Penn State doesn't buy into the junior day craze and wouldn't mind slowing down the recruiting process, colleague Mark Schlabach writes. Nittany Lions linebackers Sean Lee and Navorro Bowman both clock 4.72's in the 40-yard dash at the NFL combine, Bob Flounders writes in The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News.
The trial for the man accused of assaulting Ohio State linebacker Tyler Moeller is finally set, Ken Gordon writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
The thought of working with yet another offensive coordinator at Illinois pushed Arrelious Benn to the NFL, Bob LeGere writes in the Daily Herald.
ESPN Scouts Inc.'s Todd McShay weighs in on Thaddeus Gibson, Brandon Graham and Bowman at the combine.
New Indiana offensive line coach Mo Moriarity plans to use his connections in the local high school ranks to help the Hoosiers' recruiting efforts, Kyle Neddenriep writes in the Indianapolis Star.