With college football kicking off on Thursday night, the first Big Ten football weekly release of the 2010 season has been posted to the Big Ten website. Below are a few highlights of the release, or see the full release by clicking on this link.
Big Ten set to kick off 115th year of football.
Big Ten one of only two conferences with three teams among top 12 of media and coaches' polls.
Four of six teams with 800-plus all-time wins are current or future members of Big Ten.
Big Ten features 56 players on preseason watch lists for 20 national awards, including 23 on multiple lists.
Multiple Big Ten standouts enter season ranked among or nearing top 10 in conference career records.
New Big Ten bowl lineup features five New Year's Day games and eight bowl partners for first time.