Is it Saturday yet?
Penn State will need to be nearly perfect against Alabama to have a chance. Joe Paterno says there's a good chance he'll be back on the sidelines Saturday. There's still no clarity in the Nittany Lions quarterback situation.
Michigan and Michigan State still have much to prove, Lynn Henning says. Greg Mattison has worked on both sides of the Michigan-Notre Dame rivalry. Troy Woolfolk practiced on his sprained ankle and expects to play Saturday.
The left tackle job remains up for grabs at Michigan State.
Nebraska wants more out of center Mike Caputo, one of the lone veterans on the offensive line. Linebacker Will Compton returned to practice after surviving an injury scare. scare. Quincy Enunwa is emerging as a big-play receiver.
Why can't Northwestern win nine or more games this year?
A long wait to play is now paying off for Ohio State quarterback Joe Bauserman.
Darius Willis may not return this season for Indiana (subscription required).
Marcus Coker knows he messed up and is working to fix his fumble problems. For some reason, Iowa State never even recruited James Vandenberg. The Hawkeyes won't be wearing new, wacky uniforms a la Maryland any time soon.
Minnesota coach Jerry Kill isn't afraid to move players around, as evidenced by his use of running back Lamonte Edwards at defensive end in spots at USC. Troy Stoudermire is close to breaking the Big Ten kick return record.
Robert Marve is getting closer to being able to contribute for Purdue.
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