The Leaders Division next year looks to be especially weak. Indiana will continue to struggle. Purdue is a bit better, but still no where near a powerhouse. Illinois got clobbered this year in the B1G and will suffer through a coaching change, and Penn State, who knows how they will end up, but unless they pull out a miracle in landing a top notch coaching staff, they look to struggle next year, and possibly for several years, as well. That leaves Wisconsin and Ohio. Wisconsin has 6 senior starters on offense, including QB Wilson and WR Toon, and 5 senior starters on defense. Several of the second stringers are freshman this year. Wisconsin will likely have a steep dropoff next year. That leaves Ohio, who should be a shoe-in for tops in the Leaders Division next year. There certainly looks like there will be an imbalance in power between the two divisions. Minnesota was the weak sister in the Legends Division this year, but they have already made great strides. Iowa, Nebraska, Michigan State, Northwestern all look to have decent teams next year, and will possibly be as good or better than every team in the Leaders Division except for Ohio. Michigan will be the best team among the Legends. Looks like the Michigan- Ohio game next year might just get repeated in the championship game as well.
What do you think about next year in the B1G?