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7:00 PMOhio St. at Penn St.Watch

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Sep 12, 2015; Columbus, OH, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones (12) looks to pass the ball in the second quarter of the game against the Hawaii Warriors at Ohio Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Dienhart: Is Ohio State using its quarterbacks correctly?

Another Saturday, another win for Ohio State. That’s 15 in a row, if you are counting. Ho-hum, right? Maybe not. [ MORE: Best of Week 2 | Get Week 2 scores, stats & recaps ] The No. 1-ranked Buckeyes moved to 2-0 by dispatching Hawaii, 38-0. But that wasn’t the real story from Columbus. Nope. The Buckeye quarterbacks were all anyone wanted to talk about—again. It has been that way for months. And, it’s not going away until some clarity is brought to the oh-so-important position. Think of it as the nit that will be picked at—over and over and

Sep 5, 2015; Evanston, IL, USA; Northwestern Wildcats linebacker Anthony Walker (18) celebrates with teammates after defeating the Stanford Cardinal 16-6 at Ryan Field.

Tom Dienhart's Week 2 opinions, observations & hard takes

"Can Northwestern really be a factor in the Big Ten West?" "I won’t be shocked if Minnesota wakes up on Sunday morning 0-2." "Penn State is under big-time pressure to win." These are a just a few of the Friday topics of Tom Dienhart tackles heading into Saturday's games.

Big Ten links: On big games ahead, injuries & the new 'crop top' rule

Did you know there is a new rule that says players’ shirts must cover their bellies? See what one Big Ten running back said about it, plus look at stories covering Penn State's offensive line shift, what Notre Dame thinks of the rivalry game against Michigan, and one writer's theory on why Cardale Jones started against Virginia Tech.

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Best of Week 2: 'All eyes will be on East Lansing when Oregon visits'

Things are ratcheted back a few notches in Week 2, as there is a dearth of top-quality matchups. But the headliner is a doozy. [ MORE: Pick Week 2 winners | Power Rankings | Week 2 previews ] The primetime clash between No. 5 Michigan State and No. 7 Oregon is the first game between top 10 teams at Spartan Stadium since 1966, when MSU and Notre Dame met as the No. 2- and No. 1-ranked teams in a classic 10-10 tie. The Spartans are looking for national respect—and payback for last year’s loss in Eugene. Don’t overlook Minnesota’s junket to

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Big Ten writers: What was the biggest surprise in Week 1?

Before we flip the script and focus on this coming Saturday, I wanted to take one last peek back at the opening week of the season. So, I asked some of the leading writers who cover the Big Ten: What was the biggest surprise in the first week of action? Kevin Noon, Northwestern defeating Stanford. I have always liked Pat Fitzgerald and what he has done with the Wildcats program, but I really did not see QB Clayton Thorson stepping in and playing as well as he did in Week 1 against a Power Five team. I would not

Sep 7, 2015; Blacksburg, VA, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes linebacker Raekwon McMillan (5) and quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) and quarterback Cardale Jones (12) and running back Ezekiel Elliott (15) after the game. The Ohio State Buckeyes defeated the Virginia Tech Hokies 42-24 at Lane Stadium.

Big Ten links: Could this be the blueprint for OSU QB situation?

In Thursday's spin around the Big Ten headlines, our writer looks at a story from Bill Landis of wherein he wonders if the Buckeyes have a two-QB blueprint now. Also, we have an update on Purdue's Danny Anthrop, five things to watch for in Michigan vs. Oregon, and more. Come have a look.

Sep 6, 2014; Eugene, OR, USA; Michigan State Spartans quarterback Connor Cook (18) throws the ball against the Oregon Ducks at Autzen Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports

Week 2 Big Ten Previews: Michigan State eyes revenge vs. Oregon

The Big Ten would like to forget about Week 1, which saw the league go 8-6, including 2-4 vs. "Power Five" schools. At least Ohio State closed things on a positive note with a convincing win at Virginia Tech.

Sep 5, 2015; College Park, MD, USA; Maryland Terrapins quarterback Perry Hills (11) jumps through the line of scrimmage against the Richmond Spiders at Byrd Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Big Ten Mailbag: QB questions, and more QB questions

It’s that time when I reach into my big burlap mail sack, pull out letters, start reading … and then cry. Let’s answer some of your more pressing queries.