1. Big Ten Football: Week 1 Predictions for Every Team in 2013

    The Big Ten previews continue as the month of June rolls on, bringing long days and hot stormy weather (and the Phil Steele magazine, at long last)...

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  2. Big Ten Football: 2013 Bowl Predictions for Every Team in Conference

    Last season, only 10 teams were eligible for the postseason, but that did not stop the Big Ten from filling seven of eight bowl slots...

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  3. Big Ten Football: Power Ranking the Top 5 Candidates for 2013 Player of the Year

    Now that summer temperatures are hitting the Midwest in the wake of Memorial Day, let's continue our season previews with a look at the top candidates to win 2013 Player of the Year...

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  4. Bleacher Report's Big Ten Preseason All-Conference Teams

    The middle of the offseason has reached a midpoint, and that means summer college football previews are right around the corner...

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  5. Big Ten Football: 10 Best Big Ten Quarterbacks of All Time

    The Big Ten has had a fair share of the top quarterbacks in college football over the years. Deciding between the likes of dual-threats like Terrelle Pryor, Antwaan Randle El and ...

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  6. Big Ten Football: Power Ranking the Best Rivalries in the B1G

    When people ask why college football is better than professional football, one of the first things that should come to mind is rivalry games...

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  7. Big Ten Football: Post-Spring Practice Power Rankings Featuring 007

    Minnesota and Iowa wrapped up spring football in the Big Ten this past weekend, which means we have reached the halfway point of the offseason...

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  8. Big Ten Football: Every Big Ten Team's Biggest Worry Post-Spring Practice

    This weekend will bring the official close to spring football, as Iowa and Minnesota are the only teams left with a spring game or scrimmage remaining...

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  9. Big Ten Football: 10 Best Moments of the BCS Era

    The Bowl Championship Series will enter its 16th and final season in 2013, defining an important era from the wild west days before 1998 and the playoff era of 2014 and beyond...

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  10. Big Ten Football: Power Ranking the Best Mascots in the Conference

    Mascots are as iconic as football teams themselves, leading the charge as football and basketball teams take the field every season. Mascots bring entertainment and pride for each fanbase that has the luck to have one...

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  11. Big Ten Football: One Player Each Coach Fears Most

    Whether by consistent good performances or a tough matchup for a team, each coach has a small handful of opposing players that keep him awake at night...

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  12. Big Ten Football: Top 10 Spring Practice Storylines

    Spring football has now started on all campuses around the Big Ten, and spring games will begin as the calendar turns to April in a little over a week...

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  13. Big Ten Football: 8 Players Doomed to Underachieve in 2013

    Last week we covered the players who are top stars in the Big Ten in an all-conference team for spring football. But for every good side, there is a bad side lurking in the shadows and ready to strike...

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  14. Big Ten Football: Spring Practice All-Big Ten Team for 2013

    The Big Ten entered a state of transition over the past two years, with great longtime coaches like Jim Tressel and Joe Paterno moving on and many new coaches stepping in all over the conference...

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  15. Why Braxton Miller Will Have a Better 2013 Than Johnny Manziel

    Since early December, the limelight has been focused on Johnny Manziel more than any other quarterback in college football...

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  16. Big Ten Football: 3 Teams That Can't Wait for Spring Practice

    Now that the 2013 recruiting classes are largely harvested and in the barn (yes, Big Ten country, the farm commercials on Big Ten Network have ruined my brain as well), the focus turns to winter conditioning and the arrival of spring practices...

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  17. Big Ten Football: Every Team's Most Irreplaceable Player

    While the college football world has been fascinated with catfish stories (at least at Michigan and Notre Dame ) and recruiting classes, these stories and players will likely have only a small impact on the 2013 season...

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  18. Power Ranking the Big Ten's Best Backfields for 2013

    Continuing our look ahead to the 2013 season, it's time to rank the most powerful backfields and rushing attacks in the Big Ten for next year...

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  19. Big Ten Football: 10 2013 Recruits Bound for Stardom

    Now that bowl season is over, Big Ten football coaches are putting the finishing touches on the 2013 recruiting classes...

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  20. Big Ten Football: 10 Biggest Storylines to Watch in 2013

    With the Big Ten football season wrapping up last week and the BCS Championship this week, it is time to turn attention to 2013 and the major storylines coming up in the next year...

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  21. Big Ten Football: Power Ranking the B1G's Best NFL Draft Prospects

    As bowl season wraps up and January arrives, Big Ten football fans always begin evaluating next season by first looking at who will not come back for next year. That's because they will leave the biggest shoes to fill...

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  22. Big Ten Realignment: How the Conference Should Handle Schedules with 14 Teams

    As I wrote about last week, the first major hurdle for Jim Delany and the athletic directors in the Big Ten Conference is to figure out how to realign the divisions for play beginning in 2014...

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  23. Big Ten Football: Lessons Learned from Season Prognostications in 2012

    Another season of Big Ten football is in the books except for bowl season, and there have been a ton of lessons learned each weekend that we have recapped for you throughout the season...

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  24. Big Ten Realignment: How the Conference Should Handle Divisions in 2014

    The latest waves of college football conference realignment have slowed down following another big move by the Big Ten, this time to the east coast to grab Maryland and Rutgers...

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  25. Big Ten Football: Power Ranking the Conference Head Coaches

    With the 2012 season coming to a close, the major conference and national awards have now been handed out across the college football landscape. One of these awards always goes to the Coach of the Year, both nationally and in the Big Ten...

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