Following the trend established over the weekend by the coaches and AP polls, the College Football Playoff selection committee launched the Gophers up its top-25 rankings in the wake of Minnesota'
For the amount of flak the Big Ten received this season, there sure are a lot of Big Ten players up for college football's biggest awards.
Urban Meyer wants to make sure none of his players get into any fisticuffs against Michigan this weekend.
So he's made a pretty big threat.
It might, at first blush, seem a bit silly to call the stakes for Saturday's game between Northwestern and Illinois high.
Saturday, Ohio State and Michigan meet in their annual battle for bragging rights in The Game.
But the Buckeyes can already do some boasting before kickoff Saturday.