1. Michigan State (11-3 last year)
Beware. Boise State's past three opening victims: Oregon, Virginia Tech, Georgia.
2. Ohio State (6-7)
Urban Meyer says Braxton Miller is biggest upgrade, not him.
3. Wisconsin (11-3)
Northern Iowa no patsy; at No. 7 in FCS, ranked higher than No. 12 Badgers.
4. Michigan (11-2)
Even a competitive loss to Alabama would be big win for Wolverines.
5. Nebraska (9-4)
QB Taylor Martinez's improved throwing motion is hot topic in Lincoln.
6. Purdue (7-6)
Somehow found room for both Eastern Kentucky AND Eastern Michigan.
7. Northwestern (6-7)
Wildcats open with Syracuse, which comes to TCF Bank Stadium in three weeks.
8. Penn State (9-4)
Names on the back of the jerseys? Paterno Era is over for sure.
9. Iowa (7-6)
Two new coordinators take over in opener at Soldier Field vs. Northern Illinois.
10. Illinois (7-6)
Toledo Tim Beckman now in charge, he'll face familiar MAC foe Western Michigan.
11. Minnesota (3-9)
Next three games are all at home; chance to build momentum for Big Ten.
12. Indiana (1-11)
Hoosiers are 3-0 against Indiana State, with 30-point margin or bigger each time.
|Minnesota - LP: V. Worley||3||FINAL|
|Atlanta - WP: P. Maholm||8|
|Cincinnati - WP: A. Simon||7||FINAL|
|NY Mets - LP: B. Parnell||4|
|Los Angeles - WP: H. Ryu||9||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - LP: W. Peralta||2|
|Oakland - LP: J. Parker||1||FINAL|
|Texas - WP: R. Wolf||3|
|Arizona - LP: T. Cahill||1||FINAL|
|Colorado - WP: J. De La Rosa||4|
|Washington - WP: T. Clippard||2||FINAL|
|San Francisco - LP: J. Affeldt||1|
|Tampa Bay - LP: C. Ramos||3||FINAL|
|Toronto - WP: A. Loup||4|
|Chicago Cubs||0||Top 3rd Inning|
|Detroit||2||Bottom 2nd Inning|
|NY Yankees||0||Bottom 2nd Inning|
|Seattle||0||Bottom 2nd Inning|
|Philadelphia||0||Top 3rd Inning|
|Boston - C. Buchholz||7:10 PM|
|Chicago WSox - H. Santiago|
|Kansas City - J. Shields||7:10 PM|
|Houston - J. Lyles|
|St. Louis - T. Lyons||9:10 PM|
|San Diego - B. Smith|
|Pittsburgh||0||1st Prd 12:01|