The offseason has certainly been full of compelling college football storylines, but the season is now upon us, and it's back to the business of actually playing football games (thank goodness). That leads us to wonder more about the future than the past. What are going to be the biggest storylines of the upcoming 2013 season?
The Big Ten is eager to get down to business, especially now that there are some legitimate national powers emerging in the conference—something the Big Ten has truly lacked for what seems like an eternity. Ohio State begins the season as a national championship contender, and there are rumblings about programs like Michigan and Northwestern taking the next step toward BCS contention.
What about Purdue and Wisconsin? New head coaches are always cause for concern or celebration, depending on how the first few weeks turn out. Then, of course, we're all still curious about Penn State and its future.
No doubt, the media will spend an inordinate amount of time talking about all these storylines—and more—over the course of the season. But what else will we be talking about during 2013?
Here are the 10 biggest college football storylines of 2013 in the Big Ten.