Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
CHICAGO -- Big Ten media day really picks up during the lunch period, so your links come to you a little bit early.
Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz discusses the NFL, disciplinary issues and his contract in an intriguing interview with The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette's Marc Morehouse.
Forget about the quarterback situation at Michigan and keep your eye on a questionable secondary, Mark Snyder writes in the Detroit Free Press.
Northwestern linebackers coach Randy Bates suffered injuries after trying to break up a fight outside his home.
Wisconsin adds two more in-state recruits for 2010, Jim Polzin writes in The Capital Times.
Should the Big Ten consider adding the Texas Bowl to its postseason lineup? The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette's Mike Hlas makes a decent case.