1. Big Ten Week 3 Recap: Eating Crow and Good Teams Gone Bad

    If you are not familiar with the phrase "eating crow", it means "having been proved wrong after taking a strong position...

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  2. Big Ten Football Forecast: Michigan State Beats Notre Dame & Week 3 Predictions

    Yeah, maybe my head feels as big as Sparty's noggin after picking Michigan to beat Notre Dame in a night game at the Big House in Ann Arbor last Saturday...

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  3. Big Ten Football Predictions: Michigan Beats Notre Dame and the Week 2 Forecast

    It's a stadium and a big bowl. It's so huge that you cannot fit the entire stadium into the opening picture for this story. It's the home stadium for the University of Michigan and the site of week No...

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  4. Big Ten Week 1 Recap: The Awesome, Good, Bad and Ugly

    It wasn't a bad first weekend of Big Ten college football. There were some spectacular plays, some excellent performances and some unusual developments. I also managed to finish 11-1 in predicting the outcomes of the games...

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  5. Big Ten Week No. 1 Predictions: Northwestern Will Beat BC and 11 Other Picks

    It's here. Week No. 1 of Big Ten football has finally arrived. And with it comes the rich tradition of predicting the outcome of the key football games...

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  6. Big Ten's Defenses Ranked from No. 1 to No. 12 and Nebraska Leads the Way

    If you are "seeing red" in the Big Ten this year, it's probably the Nebraska Cornhusker defense. Nebraska enters the 2011 season with the best defensive line and secondary in the ...

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  7. Big Ten's Top 10 Defensive Tackles: Is There Another Suh Ready to Excel?

    Detroit Lions All-Pro Ndamukong Suh has become the new prototype for defensive tackles in college football, especially those who hope to make it to the NFL. He is strong, agile, aggressive and quick...

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  8. Big Ten Football: Northwestern's Vince Browne Tops This Year's Defensive Ends

    It's Brown with an "e" at the end and Northwestern's Vince Browne is an awesome defensive end. He specializes in sacking opponents for a loss. The Wildcat senior has registered 31 tackles for a loss and 16 sacks in his college career...

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  9. Lavonte David and the Top 10 Linebackers of the Big Ten

    Nebraska senior Lavonte David enters the 2011 season with impressive credentials. He broke former Cornhusker linebacker Barrett Ruud's team record with 152 tackles last year...

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  10. College Football 2011: Big Ten's Best Cornerbacks Led by Nebraska's Dennard

    Nebraska senior Alfonzo Dennard is not only No. 1 in the Big Ten, but he's projected to be the first cornerback taken in the 2012 NFL draft...

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  11. College Football 2011: Spartan Trenton Robinson Atop Big Ten Safety Rankings

    Maybe we've returned to the "big two and little eight" days of Big Ten football, because most experts rate the Spartans' Trenton Robinson and Wisconsin's Aaron Henry as the top two ...

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  12. College Football 2011: 14 Weeks of Big Ten Road Games I'd Like To Attend

    If I had a credit card with an impossibly high credit limit and someone to pay my salary for 14 weeks, I would attend a Big Ten game every week leading up to the championship game in Indianapolis on December 3rd...

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  13. College Football 2011: Which 5 Teams Will Be Unbeaten for the Big Ten Opener?

    The month of September in the Big Ten is traditionally used by conference teams as an opportunity to rout lesser opponents and work on tuning their offenses and defenses...

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  14. College Football 2011: Can Russell Wilson Be an Elite Big Ten QB?

    Can new Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson become one of the elite quarterbacks in the Big Ten this year? The answer is "No". However, before explaining the answer, we need to consider what is triggering the question...

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  15. Big Ten College Football 2011: Badger Kevin Zeitler Is First Among Top 10 Guards

    Wisconsin right guard Kevin Zeitler and Michigan State's Joel Foreman are considered the best guards in the Big Ten. Zeitler is a potential 2012 NFL draft pick and left guard Foreman was All-Big Ten in 2010...

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  16. College Football 2011: Buckeye Mike Brewster Atop Big Ten Top 10 Center List

    We tend to give credit to entire offensive lines and it's only right because they succeed (or fail) as a unit. However, let's also recognize the center who is in the middle of it all...

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  17. College Football 2011: Nebraska's Reed Is Best Among Big Ten's Top 10 Tight Ends

    A big Cornhusker greeting to the rest of the Big Ten and, oh by the way, Nebraska's Kyler Reed will be the best tight end in the Big Ten this season...

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  18. College Football 2011: Big Ten's Top 10 Running Backs Feature Baker and White

    Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson led the Big Ten conference in rushing last year. However, the debate over who will be the best running back in the Big Ten in 2011 centers around Michigan State's Edwin Baker and Wisconsin's James White...

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  19. College Football 2011: Top 10 Wide Receivers in the Big Ten

    Eight of the top 10 wide receivers in the 2010 edition of the Big Ten are returning to play football this season. Only Buckeye Dane Sanzenbacher and Michigan State's Mark Dell have graduated and won't be back for the 2011 campaign...

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  20. Who Will Be This Year's Ndamukong Suh in NFC North Rookie Class?

    Last year the Detroit Lions received kudos for drafting major contributors like defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and running back Jahvid Best...

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  21. Ben Rothelisberger and Other Mid-American Conference Alumni Currently in the NFL

    It is called the Mid-American Conference (MAC), and it has supplied the NFL with its fair share of football players; there are currently 85 former MAC players on professional football teams...

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  22. College Football 2011: 4 Teams That Benefit from Ohio State Football's Mistakes

    The reported mistakes that occurred in the Ohio State football program have opened the door for four Big Ten teams to contend for division and conference titles...

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  23. Big Ten Football: Missing Bo Schembechler and His Legacy at Michigan

    I wasn't a fan of Glenn "Bo" Schembechler, Jr. when he took over the head coaching job at Michigan. As a young boy, I used to run rolls of film from the Michigan sidelines to the press box at the stadium in Ann Arbor...

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  24. College Football 2011: Who Will Be the Best Rookie Coach in Big Ten Football?

    You might argue that Bo Pelini of Nebraska is a first-year coach in the Big Ten, but he's no rookie head coach. He has brought life and victories back into the Nebraska football program...

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  25. Terrelle Pryor Gone: Watch Persa, Cousins and Martinez Plus 3 Other Big Ten QBs

    With the anticlimatic decision by Terrelle Pryor to leave Ohio State University, attention shifts to six other Big Ten quarterbacks that can be difference makers in the upcoming 2011 football season...

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