Chris Sale rocks.
Sporting News previews the Big Ten in 2012.
Michigan State offensive lineman Fou Fonoti, a juco transfer, has quickly gained the respect of his teammates. Spartans linebacker Denicos Allen is adjusting to the national spotlight. Michigan State's Larry Caper finds peace and perspective during the offseason.
Illinois linebacker Jonathan Brown hopes to set a good example for his teammates this fall.
Nebraska assistant Ron Brown likes his mix of running backs this season. Ciante Evans knows how important his position is to the Huskers' defensive scheme.
Steve Greenberg writes that Iowa football has lost its luster, but not its leadership. Iowa got the jump in recruiting with lineman Austin Blythe and it paid off in the end.
Some injury updates and other notes from Purdue. Boilers safety Landon Feichter is adjusting well to the new defensive scheme (subscription required).
After a rough offseason, Penn State players are anxious to get things started. Lions receiver Christian Kuntz is back on the field with a big opportunity ahead of him. Matthew Pencek explores the hate for Lions QB Matt McGloin.
Northwestern's defense is anxious to quiet its skeptics.
Michigan AD Dave Brandon scheduled Appalachian State for payback purposes. Some more Wolverines notes from Brandon.
His domestic case resolved, Storm Klein soon could be back in the mix at Ohio State. The Buckeyes' Chris Carter is pleased with his move to the defensive side.
Brent Yarina runs down the top five Big Ten defenders from the past five years.
Indiana freshman Jason Spriggs is practicing with the starting offensive line because of injuries (subscription required).