I was preparing a snide remark about the Lions being the Lions. And then the Bears decided to be the Bears. Woe is the NFC North.
Minnesota's solid season has already raised the bar for 2014. Gophers defensive back Brock Vereen wants to join his older brother in the NFL.
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio is very content after winning his first Big Ten title, Joe Rexrode writes.
Iowa adds a one-time Rutgers quarterback recruit to its 2014 class.
Ohio State tackle Jack Mewhort provides Todd Jones with a week-by-week look at the physical grind offensive linemen go through in a season.
Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon didn't even need a draft assessment from the NFL to decide he should return for his junior year.
Illinois coach Tim Beckman strongly supports his defensive coordinator.
Penn State coach Bill O'Brien is in the market for three new staff members.
The 2015 season will mark the first time Notre Dame doesn't face a Big Ten opponent in more than a century.