Here are your football-related links today. For more on the Penn State scandal, check out our earlier post.
Rex Burkhead says his heavy workload in previous weeks is no excuse for his subpar showing against Northwestern. Nebraska's defense showed flaws that can only be fixed through better recruiting, Sam McKewon writes.
The sluggish Illinois offense needs to wake up against Michigan.
The Hoosiers' Week 10 in review (subscription required).
Michigan coaches deny it's a problem, but the team needs to reverse its troubling trend on the road this week against Illinois. The maize and blue don't control their own destiny, so they're just concentrating on finishing strong. Where was Thomas Gordon for the Wolverines on Saturday?
Minnesota's offense ran out of gas at the end of the Michigan State game after a strong early performance.