Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
Camp opens later today in Champaign, and players report in Bloomington. Fun times.
Star recruit William Gholston, who is verbally committed to Michigan State for 2010, might look elsewhere to play linebacker, Perry Farrell writes in the Detroit Free Press. The Lansing State Journal's Joe Rexrode takes a look at Michigan State's first opponent, Montana State.
Ron Zook's stellar recruits from a few years ago are now veterans, and Illinois needs its experienced players to step up this fall, Loren Tate writes in The (Champaign) News-Gazette. Illinois comes in at No. 27 in The New York Times' team rankings.
Ohio State's video game tournament to raise funds for CMT disease research struck a personal chord for quarterback Terrelle Pryor, Ken Gordon writes in The Columbus Dispatch. SI.com's Stewart Mandel picks Pryor over Baylor's Robert Griffin.
Wisconsin's linebackers still need to prove themselves this season, Jeff Potrykus writes in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
The ESPNU 150 didn't cast a great light on the Big Ten, though Penn State is doing quite well with top prospects, Bill Kurelic writes.
Despite the hype around MarQueis Gray, Adam Weber definitively remains Minnesota's starting quarterback, Charley Walters writes in the Pioneer Press.
Purdue picks up a center for the 2010 class, Mike Carmin writes in The (Lafayette) Journal and Courier.