1. Will Ohio State Unseat Alabama as College Football's Reigning Dynasty?

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — After Ohio State's spring game ended in April, Urban Meyer stepped to the podium with an enthusiasm typically reserved for a big rivalry game victory or even a national title...

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  2. Ohio State Football: Depth Chart Analysis, Complete 2016 Preview and Predictions

    If Columbus seems calmer than it was a year ago, that's because it is. Make no mistake, Ohio's capital city is still as football-crazed as ever, but as opposed to the start of last ...

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  3. There's Only One Winner in Jim Harbaugh's Feud with the Media: Jim Harbaugh

    Jim Harbaugh has one goal and one goal only: to win as many games as possible for Michigan. Pick a fight with the head coach and you might find yourself helping him accomplish his goal...

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  4. 'I'm a Little Antonio Brown': Jourdan Lewis Could Be CFB's Next 3-Way Star

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — At least publicly, Jourdan Lewis' journey to offense began two weeks ago with a modest request at Big Ten media days. "I'm gonna put this out there right now," said Michigan's All-American cornerback...

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  5. Big Ten Q&A: How Many B1G Teams Will Be Ranked at Season's End?

    Conference media days are over, players are checking into camp and by this time next week, practice fields across the country will officially be in full swing...

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  6. 2016 Preseason Coaches Poll Shows Big Ten Is Now on Equal Footing with the SEC

    Despite laying claim to the reigning national champion and coming off a winning bowl season that included a 3-2 mark against college football's most prominent conference, the Big ...

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  7. Big Ten Q&A: Who Should Be the B1G Preseason Offensive Player of the Year?

    Big Ten media days have come and gone, training camps across the country are getting set to open up and, before you know it, the 2016 college football season will finally be here...

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  8. Urban Meyer Has Ohio State Right Where He Wants It

    CHICAGO — Given all that he has on his plate at the moment, one wouldn't have blamed Urban Meyer had his appearance at this year's Big Ten media days luncheon been his shakiest at the annual summer gathering yet...

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  9. Big Ten Q&A: Who Should Be the Favorite to Win the B1G in 2016?

    By this time next week, Big Ten media days in Chicago will have come and gone. That means the start of fall camp is almost here, and the 2016 season isn't far behind...

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  10. Ultimate Guide to 2016 Big Ten Media Days

    After six long months, the unofficial kickoff to the Big Ten's 2016 season is almost here. Next week, the conference will host its annual media days in Chicago, and the start of fall camps across the league will follow shortly...

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  11. Make No Mistake: Jim Harbaugh Is Still College Football's Most Marketable Coach

    A week ago, the SEC took center stage in the college football world with its annual media day festivities...

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  12. Bri'onte Dunn's Dismissal Could Make Curtis Samuel Ohio State's Go-To Guy

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ever since he arrived at Ohio State two years ago, a familiar question has followed Curtis Samuel: What position does he play? With fewer than two months ...

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  13. Big Ten Football: Biggest Trap Game for Every Team in 2016

    There are officially fewer than two months to go until the start of the college football season, which will contain no shortage of marquee games in the Big Ten...

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  14. Big Ten Q&A: Is the B1G in Danger of Becoming the Big 2, Little 12?

    In what is typically the slowest sports week of the year, the SEC has dominated the headlines of the college football world thanks to the conference's annual media days...

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  15. 2016 Preseason Watch Lists Prove Jim Harbaugh's Power as a Player Developer

    At this time last offseason, Michigan could hardly find its name as the annual July tradition that's become preseason award watch list releases in college football took place. What a difference a year makes...

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  16. Why J.T. Barrett Is the Best Preseason Bet to Win the 2016 Heisman Trophy

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — For all the talent Ohio State finds itself losing from last year's team—the 16 starters, the 12 draft picks and the five first-rounders—the Buckeyes ...

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  17. Every Big Ten Team's Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for 2016

    The start of the college football season is officially fewer than two months away and anticipation for the coming year is already beginning to reach a fever pitch...

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  18. Big Ten Q&A: Is the Revival of the Notre Dame Rivalry Good or Bad for Michigan?

    Satellite camps have wrapped up, media days are on their way and the start of the 2016 college football season is officially fewer than two months away...

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  19. Why Satellite Camps May Not Be for Ohio State and Urban Meyer Moving Forward

    GENEVA, Ohio — Once he had settled into his new gig as the tight ends coach at UNC-Charlotte, Dean Hood approached Urban Meyer with a proposition...

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  20. Big Ten Football: Freshmen Who Will Explode in 2016

    The start of the college football season is officially fewer than two months away and buzz is already building for another exciting year. That rings especially true in the Big Ten, which will return several top stars and prominent teams in 2016...

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  21. What Did Jim Harbaugh Accomplish with Michigan's Second Satellite Camp Tour?

    Jim Harbaugh's second Summer Swarm Tour came to an end with not a bang, but a whimper. Due to concerns pertaining to the Zika virus, Michigan was forced to cancel its scheduled ...

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  22. Big Ten Q&A: Who Will Be the First B1G Player Picked in the 2017 NFL Draft?

    June has come to a close. Satellite season is just about over. Before you know it, there will be actual college football to talk about once again...

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  23. Could Ohio State's 2017 Recruiting Class End Up as Urban Meyer's Best Ever?

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Which of Urban Meyer 's recruiting classes you consider to be the best of his coaching career likely depends on where your allegiances lie...

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  24. Big Ten Football: Predicting Every Team's 2016 MVP

    The start of the 2016 college football season is nearly two months away, and anticipation for the coming campaign is building with each passing day...

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  25. Big Ten Q&A: Who Will Be the B1G's Most Improved Team in 2016?

    Between the end of the NBA Finals, baseball season heating up and the UEFA European Championship hitting its home stretch, it's been a relatively quiet week in the college football world...

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