Maxwell's Silver Hammer.
Michigan State names Andrew Maxwell starting quarterback for season opener against Western Michigan. (MLive.com)
Up in the Air.
The three-way competition between Cam Coffman, Tre Roberson, and Nate Sudfeld to be Indiana's starting QB is still continuing. (The Crimson Quarry)
Rock and a Hard Place.
Illinois head football coach Tim Beckman announces the start of a new tradition by having players touch the Red Grange Rock that stands in Zuppke Field's north end. (The Champaign Room)
Illinois injury report.
Illinois right guard Ted Karras will reportedly be out for the Fighting Illini's season opener against Southern Illinois due to a left ankle injury. (The Champaign Room)