Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
Your weekend wrap-up.
Linebacker U. is down one promising 'backer as reserve Michael Mauti suffered a knee injury in a scrimmage, Dan DiBacco writes in The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News.
Minnesota needs a No. 2 wide receiver behind Eric Decker and has plenty of options, Kent Youngblood writes in the Star Tribune.
Freshmen Edwin Baker and Larry Caper are ready to contend for Michigan State's top running back job, Joe Rexrode writes in the Lansing State Journal.
Jewel Hampton and Bryan Bulaga sat out Iowa's scrimmage Saturday, but head coach Kirk Ferentz says not to worry, Don Doxsie writes in the Quad-City Times. Hampton's absence might stir some anxiety in Hawkeye nation, Pat Harty writes in the Iowa City Press-Citizen.
Ohio State knows Terrelle Pryor can run, but protecting the quarterback must be the Buckeyes' top option this fall, Doug Lesmerises writes in The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
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Freshman Tate Forcier has stood out so far in Michigan's quarterback competition, Mark Synder writes in the Detroit Free Press.
Jeff Cumberland shines in Illinois' scrimmage, while quarterback Juice Williams wants to get rid of his "red dress," Bob Asmussen writes in The (Champaign) News-Gazette. Linebacker Martez Wilson relishes his second chance in life, Shannon Ryan writes in the Chicago Tribune.
Jaycen Taylor still needs to prove himself in contact drills, but he's definitely in the mix for Purdue's starting running back job, Mike Carmin writes in The (Lafayette) Journal and Courier.