Heading into spring every program has a set of goals that if accomplished will put them on the way to a winning season this fall. The 12 teams of the Big Ten should have the maps already laid out for the battle plan heading into spring.
This conference has national title hopes heading into the new year after Ohio State’s undefeated run that came in 2012. Wisconsin is under new leadership, but it is still looking for a third Big Ten title this year.
Other teams in the conference are looking to earn post-season bids and enter the national discussion. This is a look at how those teams get things started this spring.