Coming off their first bowl since 2009 and entering their third season under Jerry Kill, a last-place finish in Big Ten recruiting ranks is a bit of a disappointment. The fact this was a small class played a role in that low ranking. But just know this: Kill never signed top classes at Northern Illinois, and that program just went to the Orange Bowl with a core of players he recruited.
Berkley Edwards, the brother of Jets receiver Braylon, is a strong, speedy running back who can help right away. Chris Streveler is a dual-threat quarterback with skills. Nate Wozniak is one of the nation’s biggest tight ends, at 6-9.