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.
|Kansas City - J. Guthrie||5:10 PM|
|Cleveland - T. Bauer|
|Toronto - D. Hutchison||5:10 PM|
|Boston - C. Buchholz|
|Tampa Bay - J. Odorizzi||6:05 PM|
|NY Yankees - C. Whitley|
|Washington - A. Cole||6:10 PM|
|Atlanta - J. Teheran|
|NY Mets - R. Montero||6:10 PM|
|Miami - D. Phelps|
|Milwaukee - K. Lohse||6:10 PM|
|Cincinnati - J. Cueto|
|Pittsburgh - J. Locke||7:05 PM|
|Chicago Cubs - T. Wood|
|Seattle - J. Happ||7:05 PM|
|Texas - R. Detwiler|
|Detroit - A. Sanchez||7:10 PM|
|Minnesota - M. Pelfrey|
|Philadelphia - S. Gonzalez||7:15 PM|
|St. Louis - M. Wacha|
|Colorado - K. Kendrick||8:40 PM|
|Arizona - A. Bradley|
|LA Angels - J. Weaver||9:05 PM|
|Oakland - S. Gray|
|Houston - R. Hernandez||9:10 PM|
|San Diego - T. Ross|
|San Francisco - M. Bumgarner||9:10 PM|
|Los Angeles - C. Kershaw|
|San Antonio||9:30 PM|
Poll: Does it bother you that Tyus Jones chose Duke over Minnesota?