1. Big Ten Q&A: Who's the B1G's Most Dominant Wide Receiver?

    The dead period of the college football offseason is well upon us, but the Big Ten shouldn't stay quiet for long...

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  2. Michigan's 2016 Defense Could Be One of College Football's Best Ever

    Speaking to reporters following one of the final practices of Michigan's spring, Jourdan Lewis wasn't shy about sharing the expectations he has for the Wolverines defense in 2016...

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  3. Every Big Ten Team's Best 2016 Heisman Candidate

    The start of the 2016 college football season is still more than three months away, but no matter the time of year, fans are always paying attention to the race for the sport's most prestigious award...

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  4. Overlooked or Overrated? Ohio State Is College Football's Great Unknown in 2016

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Between the loss of nearly a starting lineup's worth of NFL talent, but the return of arguably the Big Ten's best player and one of college football's winningest ...

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  5. Power Ranking Toughest Big Ten Football Environments to Play In

    The college football season is just over three months away and certain games on the 2016 slate are already beginning to stand out...

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  6. Big Ten Q&A: Who's the B1G's Best NFL Quarterback Prospect?

    Can you hear it? No, you probably can't. At least not in Big Ten country, where college football has officially hit the annual doldrums of its offseason...

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  7. Jim Harbaugh's NFL Connection Remains Michigan Football's Best Recruiting Weapon

    Brandon Peters didn't care about satellite camps. He went to one near his hometown of Avon, Indiana, but only after he had already committed to Michigan months earlier, so it never really factored much into his recruitment...

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  8. Why Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh Have More in Common Than You'd Think

    Leaving last year's Big Ten kickoff luncheon in Chicago, one image in particular stuck with me. And with all due respect to Joshua Perry, Nate Sudfeld and the overcooked grilled ...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 11 days ago 12,837 reads 241 comments

  9. Has Jim Harbaugh Taken Satellite Camps Too Far?

    As of Monday, the number of publicly announced satellite camps Michigan had planned for next month sat at a robust 34, according to a list compiled by Mark Snyder of The Detroit Free Press ...

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  10. Every Big Ten Team's Top 2017 NFL Draft Prospect

    The 2016 NFL draft has come and gone, meaning the attention of fans and analysts alike is already turning toward next year's selection show...

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  11. Big Ten Q&A: Who Will Win Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year?

    G'day , mate. Is that the latest greeting in Big Ten country? It might as well be after it was revealed this week that Jim Harbaugh is taking his satellite camp tour worldwide with a planned stop in Australia on June 3...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 16 days ago 4,719 reads 36 comments

  12. Why J.T. Barrett Makes Ohio State the Big Ten Favorite in 2016

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — It hasn't taken long for the hype to build for Michigan as it spends its second straight offseason in the spotlight thanks to Jim Harbaugh. But with J.T...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 17 days ago 5,756 reads 23 comments

  13. Despite Offseason Controversies, Urban Meyer Remains Big Ten's Best Recruiter

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Although college football has entered the quietest portion of its offseason, Urban Meyer 's name has made a habit of staying in the headlines recently. And not necessarily for the best of reasons...

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  14. How New Jersey Became Jim Harbaugh's Most Important Pipeline State

    At 6:13 PM ET on Monday night, Rutgers sent out a press release announcing the " Rutgers Football Tri-state Showcase," a June 8 camp at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, ...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 19 days ago 9,421 reads 110 comments

  15. Big Ten Football: Ranking the Top 16 Players Heading into 2016

    The start of the 2016 season is officially less than four months away, and college football is set to enter the quietest portion of its offseason...

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  16. Michigan to Host Satellite Camp at Ohio State Pipeline This Summer

    Earlier this week, 247Sports' Luke Stampini reported Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh was attempting to crash an Ohio State satellite camp stop at one of the Buckeyes' recent pipeline programs, St...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 23 days ago 25,656 reads 198 comments

  17. Big Ten Football Q&A: Who Has the B1G's Hardest Schedule in 2016?

    With the NFL draft having came and passed, spring football officially in the rearview mirror and the start of fall camp still three months away, we've officially reached the dead period of the college football calendar...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 23 days ago 30,727 reads 106 comments

  18. Satellite Camps Will Only Intensify Ohio State-Michigan Rivalry

    Having each spent the better part of the past month on the same side in the fight to save satellite camps in college football, Jim Harbaugh and Urban Meyer have proved to make a formidable tag team ...

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  19. Jabrill Peppers Is Already the 2017 NFL Draft's Most Intriguing Prospect

    With the 2016 NFL draft over, fans and prognosticators alike have already turned their attention toward next year's selection show...

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  20. Big Ten Football's 2016 Prime-Time Schedule Proof Ohio State's Still on Top

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — When ESPN announced its slate of prime-time Big Ten games for the 2016 season on Monday, Urban Meyer likely had a hard time hiding his smile...

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  21. Big Ten Football: Power Ranking Every Team's QBs Post-Spring Practice

    Spring football has come and gone in the Big Ten, and each team in the conference knows a lot more about itself now than it did just a month ago...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 27 days ago 17,720 reads 58 comments

  22. Imagining a Satellite-Camp Frenzy in College Football

    The SEC didn't want it to come to this. Neither did the ACC. But when the NCAA announced Thursday it had overturned its less than three-week-old ban of satellite camps, the conferences' ...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 27 days ago 6,916 reads 61 comments

  23. Big Ten Q&A: Which Big Ten 1st-Round Pick Will Have the Best NFL Career?

    Spring football may be over in Big Ten country, but the conference has still managed to stay at the forefront of the college football world...

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  24. Historic Draft Class Makes Ohio State College Football's Offseason Champion

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Urban Meyer squirmed, the mere mention of all of Ohio State's outgoing talent giving him an apparent rush of anxiety...

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  25. Is Braxton Miller Worthy of an NFL Draft 1st-Round Pick?

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — With the rumor-filled circus that is the NFL draft approaching Thursday, the only certainty in the NFL right now seems to be this: Ohio State will have a heavy presence in Chicago at this weekend's selection show...

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