We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive lines. Illinois: This is a significant concern for the Illini, especially after the recent departure of Houston Bates, who started last season at the Leo (defensive end/outside linebacker) spot.
about 1121 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
My dog tried to play with a skunk this week. I think we're all getting stir crazy waiting for the football season. Gary Andersen is with a big program at Wisconsin, but he's still pretty anonymous, writes Pete Thamel.
about 1315 days ago | Chantel Jennings | Penn State Nittany Lions
Forget Matt McGloin and Michael Mauti. Those two could be considered MVPs every week; NittanyNation's venturing outside the box this week. This week's impact player: Bill Belton, sophomore tailback The Boilermakers boast a strong 1-2 punch at defensive tackle with Kawann Short and Bruce Gaston, so running up the middle with Zach Zwinak might no longer be the best option.
about 1607 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions