Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and its influence over college football.
Urban Meyer is like an onion.
Ben Axelrod describes Ohio State head football coach as "complicated." (Buckeye Grove)
Ohio St. needs to makes its out of conference schedule tougher. Because Bill Rabinowitz said so. Good luck with that and a nine-game Big Ten conference schedule. (The Columbus Dispatch)
Maps and Legends.
Kyke Rowland interviews Ohio St. legend Archie Griffin. (Eleven Warriors)
Get This Party Started.
Michigan week at Off Tackle Empire kicks off with the traditional "Michigan Coctail Party Preview."
Iowa player profile of the day.
Steve Batterson profiles Iowa running back Mark Weisman. (The Quad City Times)
I've seen the future, and it will be.
Andrew Coppens previews Northwestern's 2013 season. (The B1G Time)
More Northwestern fun.
Maize N Brew looks at Northwestern's offense.
A Fair Wind for Troy.
Rodger Sherman profiles Northwestern cornerback Troy Shepard. (Sippin' on Purple)
A Lion Eye profiles Illinois offensive lineman Tony Durkin.
Where the Day Takes You.
A Lion Eye profiles Illinois defensive back Caleb Day.
It's Now or Never?
The Daily Gopher looks at Minnesota going into the third year of the tenure of Golden Gopher HC Jerry Kill.
Purdue player profile of the day.
Hammer and Rails profiles Purdue linebacker Jules Williams.
Requiem for a wristband.
Chris Vannini eulogizes the wristband he had worn since the 2010 home win against Notre Dame. (The Only Colors)