1. Penn State Football Doesn't Owe Fans Explanation for Cutting 'Sweet Caroline'

    According to a report by the Altoona Mirror on Monday, Penn State decided that Beaver Stadium music staple "Sweet Caroline" would be discontinued for the 2012 season as part of a series of minor changes to the game-day experience...

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  2. Nick Saban Comparing Denard Robinson to Cam Newton Is Just Saban Being Saban

    Alabama head coach Nick Saban made some waves earlier this week when he compared Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson—his Week 1 opponent, if you hadn't heard—to former Auburn QB and Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton...

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  3. Michigan Football Depth Chart: Don't Expect Much from Devin Gardner vs. Alabama

    As mentioned earlier, Michigan released its first depth chart of the season . Setting aside the fact that Fitz Toussaint is on it and whatever that does or doesn't mean , we've ...

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  4. Ohio State Football 2012: Breaking Down Buckeyes' Week 1 Depth Chart

    The first games of the season may not start until Thursday, but make no mistake: Week 1 of college football has begun. With each week comes each team's depth chart, and with that Ohio State has released its official two-deeps (...

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  5. Michigan Football: Fitz Toussaint Should Play, and Brady Hoke Should Admit It

    Michigan's full depth chart is out, per MLive.com , and you don't have to go very far down the list to see a bit of a surprise: starting tailback Fitz Toussaint...

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  6. Michigan Football: Uncertainty on Defensive Line Spells Trouble Against Alabama

    Hands up if you saw this one coming: Michigan's defensive line is in for a shakeup already. Most hands are probably still up. That's to be expected; there were position changes all over for the Wolverines coming into this season...

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  7. Big Ten Football Tweets of the Week: Michigan Needs a Little More Glasnost

    Every Friday on the Big Ten Blog, we'll bring you the best Big Ten-related tweets of the week. It seems hard to believe, but the notion of press availability seems to be more of a negative than anything for many college football teams these days...

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  8. Classic Big Ten Football: Indiana at Wisconsin, 2010

    Every week, the Big Ten Blog will break down one classic game from the Big Ten's long and storied history. Today, we're going back to a close, exciting, defensive struggle. Actually, that's a total lie...

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  9. Ohio State Football Video: The New 'Quick Cals' Tradition Looks Incredibly Fun

    Have you ever wanted to be part of your favorite Big Ten football team? Well, you can't. You're not nearly good enough at football to do that. Sorry, but someone had to tell you that...

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  10. Michigan Football: Chris Bryant Injury Means OL Depth Is Officially a Problem

    One of the trouble spots for Michigan coming into the 2012 season was depth at offensive line. Sure, Taylor Lewan is one of the best blockers (if not the best) in the Big Ten, and ...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about over 2 years ago 2,971 reads 13 comments

  11. Penn State Football: This Promo Video Will Make You Want to Be a Nittany Lion

    Everybody's excited for football season to come around, but nobody—and we mean nobody —has been anticipating September 1 like Penn State fans, who are beyond eager to get through the worst offseason imaginable...

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  12. Big Ten Football Q&A: The Coach/Recruit Dichotomy, New Helmets and Jello

    On Thursdays on The Big Ten Blog, we will feature questions from the B/R inbox, Twitter and email. Do you have a question for next week's Q&A? Send them to Big Ten lead blogger ...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about over 2 years ago 2,186 reads 39 comments

  13. Ohio State Football: You Need to See Intern Coach Sean Branick Hit His Dougie

    Certainly, you readers remember the Dougie. It's a dance craze that swept the nation a couple years back, died down as most dance crazes often do, enjoyed a brief and helpful resurgence ...

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  14. Penn State Football: Posnanski's "Paterno" Book Is Getting Shelled by Critics

    Joe Posnanski's "Paterno," is now out. It's the most highly anticipated college football book since "The Testaverde Code," where Jim Kelly goes from Miami to Rome to catch an art thief or something...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about over 2 years ago 9,884 reads 26 comments

  15. Big Ten Football: Breaking Down Athlon's Top B1G Freshmen of 2012

    There's nothing the folks at Athlon do better—or more prolifically—than season previews, and they just recently published a list of the top freshmen in the Big Ten ...

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  16. Ohio State Football: Regardless of Charges, Storm Klein Should Not Be a Buckeye

    Last month, Storm Klein was dismissed from the Ohio State football team after being charged with domestic violence and assault. It was, to say the least, an embarrassment for the OSU football program and an appropriate response by Urban Meyer ...

    Adam Jacobi Written by Adam Jacobi about over 2 years ago 4,974 reads 43 comments

  17. Michigan AD Dave Brandon Acts Brilliantly, Invites T-Shirt Kid to Football Game

    Yesterday, the wire reports came out about a five-year-old in Oklahoma City who was forced to turn his Michigan shirt inside-out, as only Oklahoma and Oklahoma State sports shirts are allowed in OKC's public school system...

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  18. Michigan State Football: Spartan Stadium's Ridiculous New Scoreboard Is Working

    The crown jewel acquisition of Michigan State's offseason wasn't a recruit or a promising new assistant coach or even new foam steroids to take Sparty's delts and tris to the next level of foam-jacked-ness...

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  19. Big Ten Football Weekly Recruiting Roundup: Penn State Adds One...in 2012 Class

    Every Wednesday here at The Big Ten Blog, we will update you on the latest commits, news and rumors in the recruiting world...

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  20. Iowa Football: Angry Iowa Running Back Hating God Just Ended Barkley Hill's Year

    There is an unstoppable force in the Big Ten, one that for the last few years has been unmatched in its ability to inflict pain and suffering on those who stand before it...

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  21. Big Ten Football: Moments of 2011 Season We Hope to See Again in 2012

    We're just about a week away from the start of the 2012 college football season. It's almost here, gang. There hasn't been a worse offseason to get through in the meantime, but we did it...

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  22. Ohio State Football: Biggest Surprises of Fall Camp

    There hasn't been a lot of shocking news out of Ohio State's fall camp yet, but that's not necessarily a bad thing for the Buckeyes—and it doesn't mean things haven't been active in Columbus, either...

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  23. Big Ten Football: Predicting the Final Legends Division Standings

    Last week, we brought you the predicted order of finish in the Leaders Division for 2012. No surprises in the predicted order of finish there, but Wisconsin did come out undefeated in that initial projection...

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  24. Michigan Football: Finally, You Can Eat the Michigan Logo Printed on a Pop-Tart

    Hey! You, sir! You, ma'am! Do you consider yourself a Michigan fan? You do? Do you consider yourself a real Michigan fan? A die-hard, bleed-maize-and-blue Michigan Man (or Michigan ...

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  25. Michigan Football: Playing Football Stoned Isn't Actually the Greatest Idea

    Remember Appalachian State's historic upset of Michigan back in 2007? It was the first—and still the only—time a Division I-AA/FCS team had ever topped a I-A/FBS Top 5 team, and it was a wildly entertaining game to boot...

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