1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 2016 Will Be Michigan's Last Quiet NFL Draft Under Jim Harbaugh

    As the 2016 NFL draft approaches, there's been no shortage of attention placed on the Big Ten. At Ohio State, the Buckeyes are preparing to send a potentially historic draft class to the NFL...

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  5. Power Ranking Every Big Ten Team Post Spring Football

    Spring football has come and gone, at least in the Big Ten, which wrapped up its final spring games of the year this past weekend...

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  6. Big Ten Football Q&A: Who's the B1G's Next Star Head Coach?

    Spring games in the Big Ten are nearing their end, with Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan State and Rutgers rounding out the conference's slate of annual exhibitions this weekend...

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  7. Big Ten Football: Power Ranking the Offensive Lines in 2016

    One of the tougher units for the average fan—and yes, sportswriter—to evaluate, a strong offensive line has often been a necessity for finding success in the Big Ten...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 11 days ago 21,951 reads 66 comments

  8. Can Cardale Jones Be an NFL Franchise Quarterback?

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — He hasn't played a snap in an actual game in more than five months, but if you thought that was going to stop Cardale Jones from being one of the central focuses ...

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  9. Ohio State's Torrance Gibson Looks Like College Football's Next Superstar

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — When Torrance Gibson found himself scoring not one, but two touchdowns during Ohio State's spring game Saturday, it didn't come as a surprise to those who followed the former 4-star prospect 's recruitment...

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  10. Ohio State Spring Game Shows Buckeyes in Good Hands at QB After J.T. Barrett

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — For the second consecutive year, all eyes were on the signal-callers at the Ohio State Buckeyes' spring game. But as opposed to a year ago, the star of the show won't have a direct impact on the upcoming season...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 14 days ago 40,059 reads 99 comments

  11. Big Ten Q&A: Has the B1G Topped the SEC in Recruiting?

    It's the biggest spring game weekend of the offseason in the Big Ten, with six schools from the conference—including Illinois' open practice—holding their annual exhibitions on Saturday...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 16 days ago 7,844 reads 154 comments

  12. Big Ten Football: Ranking Every Team by 2016 Coaching Staff

    Between Urban Meyer 's arrival in 2012 and Jim Harbaugh's return to Ann Arbor, Michigan, just over a year ago, the Big Ten possessed one of the more interesting coaching stables in all of college football in 2015...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 18 days ago 26,246 reads 175 comments

  13. Jim Harbaugh Responds to Satellite Camp Ban in Vintage Fashion

    After the NCAA announced its ban on satellite camps last Friday, it took Jim Harbaugh a little longer than many expected to respond publicly...

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  14. Urban Meyer Is Now Jim Harbaugh's Greatest Ally in Fight for Satellite Camps

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — If Jim Harbaugh's theatrics since arriving in Ann Arbor have turned the college football world into something that resembles professional wrestling, then the ...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 19 days ago 16,173 reads 209 comments

  15. Big Ten Football: Which Teams Will Overachieve and Underachieve in 2016?

    The college football season is fewer than five months away, but already expectations are building for programs across the country as spring practices come to a close...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 20 days ago 27,508 reads 91 comments

  16. Ohio State Football: What to Watch for in Buckeyes' Spring Game

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — With its spring game a mere five days away, Ohio State finds itself nearing the finish line of this year's spring practice session...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 20 days ago 8,300 reads 9 comments

  17. Jim Harbaugh vs. the SEC: The Feud That's Changed College Football

    If Jim Harbaugh was setting out to make a splash during his first year back on the college football scene, the Michigan Wolverines head coach can consider the past 15 months a mission accomplished...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 22 days ago 75,658 reads 539 comments

  18. Big Ten Football Q&A: Who's the B1G's Dark-Horse National Title Contender?

    Michigan's spring game has come and gone, Northwestern and Minnesota will each play their annual exhibitions this weekend and before you know it, we'll officially be in the longest—and ...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 23 days ago 12,959 reads 75 comments

  19. How Jim Harbaugh Brought the NFL to the Big Ten

    When Tyrone Wheatley jumped Kentucky's Vince Marrow in 247Sports' rankings of the nation's top recruiting assistant coaches on Wednesday, it didn't come as much of a shock...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 24 days ago 24,362 reads 174 comments

  20. Big Ten Football: Predicting the Biggest Upsets in the Conference in 2016

    With spring games in full gear, the college football season is officially fewer than five months away and, of course, it's never too early to start looking ahead to the upcoming campaign...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 25 days ago 20,163 reads 123 comments

  21. Big Ten Q&A: Who Is Best Running Back for 2016?

    "The Granddaddy of Them All" is finally upon us. No, I'm not talking about the Rose Bowl or even WrestleMania—although that is this weekend, too...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 1 month ago 26,811 reads 84 comments

  22. Power Ranking the Most Dangerous Offenses in Big Ten Football

    College football's opening weekend is still more than six months away, but it's never too early to start looking ahead to the coming season...

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  23. Ohio State Freshman Austin Mack Can Be the Buckeyes' Next Great Receiver

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—Upon arriving on Ohio State's campus in January, Austin Mack made a proclamation to J.T. Barrett...

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  24. Ohio State Football Week 3 Spring Practice Report

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Well-rested after having returned from spring break, Ohio State hit the practice field at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center last week for its second official week of spring practice...

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  25. Big Ten Football Q&A: Which B1G Coach Is Already on the Hot Seat?

    One week. That's all that stands between right now and the Big Ten's first spring game of the 2016 season...

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