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.
|Toronto - LP: A. Loup||4||FINAL|
|Cleveland - WP: J. Outman||6|
|LA Angels - LP: H. Santiago||1||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: R. Porcello||2|
|Atlanta - LP: G. Schlosser||3||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: J. Valverde||4|
|Seattle - LP: T. Wilhelmsen||2||FINAL|
|Miami - WP: M. Dunn||3|
|St. Louis - LP: S. Maness||2||FINAL|
|Washington - WP: R. Soriano||3|
|Milwaukee - WP: Z. Duke||3||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: J. Gomez||2|
|NY Yankees - WP: P. Claiborne||5||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - LP: H. Bell||1|
|Minnesota - WP: P. Hughes||8||FINAL|
|Kansas City - LP: Y. Ventura||3|
|Cincinnati - WP: H. Bailey||8||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: C. Villanueva||2|
|Chicago WSox - WP: E. Johnson||16||FINAL|
|Texas - LP: R. Ross Jr.||2|
|Houston - LP: B. Peacock||1||FINAL|
|Oakland - WP: J. Chavez||4|
|Philadelphia - WP: J. Diekman||10||FINAL|
|Colorado - LP: M. Belisle||9|
|San Francisco - WP: T. Lincecum||4||FINAL|
|San Diego - LP: R. Erlin||3|
|Arizona - LP: J. Collmenter||1||FINAL|
|Los Angeles - WP: J. Wright||4|
|Baltimore - LP: B. Matusz||5||FINAL|
|Boston - WP: E. Mujica||6|