IU might not have Tevin Coleman to turn to in 2015, but a worthy trio of backs is emerging in camp, Zach Osterman writes.


Randy Edsall’s most experience group on offense is the line. But even with four returners with starting experience, he’s still looking for the right combination.


Derrick Green, De’Veon Smith and Ty Isaac are all battling for the starting running back job in Jim Harbaugh’s offense, Angelique Chengelis writes.

Michigan State

Not one, not two, not three, but four tailbacks have a shot to start for the No. 6 team in the country and run behind that offensive line. Right now, it’s up for grabs.

Ohio State

Joey Bosa will solidify the defensive end position for the Buckeyes when he returns from his one-game suspension. In the mean time, Jalyn Holmes and Sam Hubbard are battling it out for the Week 1 job.

Penn State

Carl Nassib is quite used to change at Penn State. The fifth-year senior is hoping to be a consistent option at defensive end. It doesn’t hurt when the coach is calling you an All-Big Ten candidate


Hayden Rettig put on a show in a team scrimmage, making the Rutgers quarterback race all the more interesting.



How about another position battle? Without Mikey Dudek for the first part of the season, the Illini is looking for a new top dog, Austin Ward writes.


The Hawkeyes’ special teams needs to perform more like how it did down the stretch in 2014 and not revert back to its early struggles.


After he missed the 2014 season because of eligibility issues, highly touted recruit Jeff Jones is enjoying the camp process in his first active season with the team.


After a health issue prevented him from participating in offseason workouts, quarterback Ryker Fyfe is back at camp but he’ll be competing with a variety of candidates for Tommy Armstrong’s understudy.


Yes, it’s still a three-quarterback battle in Evanston. A healthy, even competition is what Pat Fitzgerald wants.


What’s the upside for the last-place Boilermakers? What about the downside? ESPN looks at their best and worse case scenarios for 2015.


Few units in the Big Ten have been consistently dominant as the Wisconsin offensive line. But injuries in the early part of camp are preventing key contributors from getting valuable reps.