After a scandalous and angst-ridden offseason, Penn State returned to the football field. ESPN.com was granted week-long access as Bill O'Brien and his team prepared for and played against Ohio.
Bill O'Brien, a longtime Patriots assistant, is getting used to college players again. He's also trying to strike a balance between respecting the past and moving forward at Penn State.
Kirk Ferentz has made all the right decisions in elevating the Iowa program, including opting to remain in Iowa City.