Found February 09, 2012 on Crystal Ball Run:
Ho-hum, another year in the Big Ten. What can we possibly write about? Well, for starters there are the tired and often recycled stories about how Ohio State can't beat SEC teams, Michigan can't play defense and how Joe Paterno is going for another milestone win. Oh, wait... what's that? Oh my....  No, the Big Ten is not adding any new members like the SEC and Big 12 are, nor are they in any legal disputes with any of their current members like the Big East is. Instead the Big Ten has mostly been quiet on the mid-western front when it comes to realignment this go-around. While the conference as a whole seems to be on solid ground it is easy to forget about some of the bigger story lines heading in to the 2012 season. Urban Meyer taking over at Ohio State has, naturally, been a large focus for college football fans and media alike when discussing the Big Ten, but if you take another look there is plenty more to be paying attention to in the conference this season. Con...
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