Hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend. In case you missed it, check out colleague Ivan Maisel's behind-the-scenes account of Penn State's first game week under Bill O'Brien.
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Purdue coach Danny Hope wants a fast start at Notre Dame, and that's why he's sticking with Caleb TerBush as his top QB. The Boilers will honor Purdue alum Neil Armstrong with a helmet sticker.
Despite Saturday's beating Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon has no regrets about scheduling Alabama. Michigan's Devin Gardner embraces his role as a receiver -- but only for now.
Quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase's status remains uncertain for Illinois. Illini defender Ashante Williams is excited to be in a difference-making role.
Five takeaways from Michigan State's win against Boise State.
Urban Meyer liked Ohio State's response after a poor start Saturday. Ohio State's iPad investment is paying off for football players.
Backup quarterback Trevor Siemian played hero for Northwestern in part because of what starter Kain Colter told the coaches.
Wisconsin offensive coordinator Matt Canada sees room for improvement after Week 1. There were no MVP awards passed out after the Badgers' shaky opening win.
The run game and the pass rush are two areas Penn State must improve before its trip to Virginia. Penn State really needs top RB Bill Belton back on the field. Penn State has had worse losses than Ohio in its history, as Black Shoe Diaries details.
Nate Sandell takes a closer look at Minnesota's season-opening week at UNLV.
Cornerback B.J. Lowery is on Iowa's depth chart this week after leaving the opener with bruised ribs.
According to one Missouri player, the Big Ten isn't so unlike the SEC.