We'll start off with Ohio State stuff and go from there.
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The father of Ohio State linebacker Storm Klein threatens legal action against Sports Illustrated, colleague Joe Schad reports. The father of Buckeyes defensive end John Simon isn't pleased, either, Tim May writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
More trouble for Ohio State's compliance department as a November audit raised concerns, Jill Riepenhoff and Mike Wagner write in The Dispatch.
Former Buckeyes linebacker Brian Rolle tells colleague Jason Smith he once was offered a car while playing for Ohio State (and turned it down).
Ohio State students continue to support Jim Tressel, Erin C. Perkins writes in The Dispatch. Quarterback Terrelle Pryor remains a hero in his hometown, Branson Wright writes in The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer.
Former NC State quarterback Russell Wilson will visit Wisconsin next week, Tom Mulhern reports in the Wisconsin State Journal.
Joe Paterno isn't just on Skype, but he's telling recruits he could coach four more years, Cory Giger writes in The Altoona Mirror. Penn State's approach to not cutting corners and limiting salaries is unique in college sports, Jeff Rice writes in the Centre Daily Times.
Michigan receiver Darryl Stonum pleads guilty in his drunken driving case, annarbor.com's Lee Higgins writes. Michigan president Mary Sue Coleman weighs in on the Ohio State situation, annarbor.com's Nathan Bomey writes.
Tressel's departure creates a recruiting window for Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, Greg Johnson writes in The Grand Rapids Press.
A very interesting look at Nebraska's recruitment of Bubba Starling and the school's plan for the two-sport star, colleague Mitch Sherman writes. New Nebraska baseball coach Darin Erstad, who played baseball and football at the school, plans to reach out to Starling, Brian Christopherson writes in the Lincoln Journal Star.
Purdue coach Danny Hope is optimistic about the future, Rivals.com's Doug Griffiths and Kyle Charters write.
Arguably Illinois' top incoming recruit has been ruled academically ineligible for the 2011 season, Bob Asmussen reports in The (Champaign) News-Gazette.
Kevin Wilson's straight talk makes him a hit on Indiana's booster circuit, Dustin Dopirak writes in The (Bloomington) Herald-Times (subscription required). Compliance is a major priority for Wilson after the Ohio State situation, LaMond Pope writes in The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette.
After building a new indoor practice facility, Iowa will turn its attention to the football offices, Ryan Suchomel writes in the Iowa City Press-Citizen.