The Big Ten could be headed toward another season of national irrelevance, Ralph Russo writes.
Wisconsin's Bret Bielema responded to a poor hire with a knee-jerk reaction, Tom Oates writes. Mike Markuson was surprised by his firing. More on Markuson's stunning dismissal here and here.
Dirk Chatelain counts Nebraska's missed tackles in its defensive debacle at the Rose Bowl. Huskers coach Bo Pelini is confident the defense will bounce back. Tom Shatel writes that Pelini looked a humbled defensive guru Monday.
Despite a cupcake opponent, Illinois coach Tim Beckman will play his top quarterback if he's healthy. Illinois defenders stress better communication after the Arizona State loss.
Indiana coach Kevin Wilson discusses Tre Roberson's successful surgery and the quarterback situation going forward.
Urban Meyer wants to see more from Ohio State's pass rush. The Buckeyes need to fill a void in their offensive backfield.
Northwestern's smallest player (RB Venric Mark) is the only one playing "at a championship level." Pat Fitzgerald is being tough on his 2-0 NU team, particularly the wide receivers.
Michigan's younger players are pushing the vets for playing time. Brady Hoke isn't overly concerned about Michigan's spotty offensive line play so far this season.
It's against his nature as an improvement-seeking coach, but Jerry Kill identifies some positives in Minnesota's play so far.
Tom Dienart issues his latest Big Ten bowl projections.