The Big Ten came back into national relevance last season with victories in the Rose Bowl and the Orange Bowl.
This year, the conference will feature some of the best players at their respective positions in Greg Jones, Adrian Clayborn, John Clay and Terrelle Pryor.
Traditional powerhouse Michigan will try to get back on track this fall, but defensive deficiencies could be their downfall once again.
Michigan State and Wisconsin will look to leap past Penn State as the top contenders to Iowa and Ohio State for Big Ten supremacy this year.
Here is a brief preview and game by game predictions for each team in the Big Ten.