Being a Big Ten football fan requires training and early indoctrination. Just check out the camaraderie and activities the kids go through at Big Ten summer camp.
The nation wrote off Ohio State six weeks ago. Joe Paterno was written off even earlier than that. Both have managed to come back strong, writes Ivan Maisel.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 5, traditional powers making some noise, Northwestern's defense and two rugged running backs are lined up in the I-Formation.
Joe Daniels now finds himself using all those life lessons about coping with adversity and battling against the odds.
Ohio State hasn't lost a regular season game since 2005. The opponent? Penn State. Joe Paterno's Lions will get another shot at the undefeated, top-ranked Buckeyes on Saturday.
With the initial BCS standings out, On The Mark breaks down the odds of contenders' reaching the BCS title game.