The football season is over, and all is lost, and everything should just hibernating. But spring football blooms just around the corner, with Big Ten practices starting up soon, followed by spring games. Most spring game schedules for Big Ten teams are available, and we're covered on just about all of the Big Ten fan bases you can actually imagine attending a spring football game.
The Ohio St. Buckeyes look to retake the spring game attendance record on April 21, joined by the all-new Penn St. Nittany Lions. The Michigan Wolverines and Nebraska Cornhuskers play the week before, with 2011 division champs Michigan State and Wisconsin the week after.
New coaches making their informal debuts: Ohio State's Urban Meyer, Penn State's Bill O'Brien and Illinois' Tim Beckman.
The 2012 Big Ten football spring game schedule, pending a few more games yet to be announced: