Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
Don't forget to get chatty at 4 p.m.
Joe Paterno is a legend, but Jim Tressel has been the better coach this decade, Cory Giger writes in The Altoona Mirror.
Linebacker Brian Rolle has become the voice of the Ohio State defense this fall, David Jones writes in The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News. Quarterback Terrelle Pryor knows he's the star of the show in Happy Valley, Doug Lesmerises writes in The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Iowa's running backs meeting room is shrinking, but the Hawkeyes continue to get results, Marc Morehouse writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette. Iowa doesn't buy into the SI cover jinx, Sean Keeler writes in the Des Moines Register.
Minnesota quarterback Adam Weber sought Bryan Cupito's advice to get him through some tough times, Marcus Fuller writes in the (St. Paul) Pioneer Press.
Purdue and Indiana need wins Saturday to keep their postseason hopes alive, Curt Cavin writes in The Indianapolis Star.
Analysts don't see much talent on Michigan's defense this season, annarbor.com's Dave Birkett writes.
Illinois is out of the Bottom 10, but Michigan and Big Ten replay officials have taken up residence, colleague Mark Schlabach writes.
Iowa fans probably will like Stewart Mandel's plan for a plus-one in college football.