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Friday, February 17, 2012
Spring previews: Legends Division

By Adam Rittenberg

The 2012 Big Ten season doesn't kick off for six-and-a-half months, but spring football is just around the corner. All 12 Big Ten squads will hit the field next month for the first of 15 spring practices. There are plenty of new faces, as the winter months brought an unprecedented number of coaching changes to the Big Ten. Should be a fun and exciting spring around the conference.

Let's take a quick look at the Leaders Division:

IOWA

Spring practice start date: March 24
Spring game: April 14

What to watch:
MICHIGAN

Spring practice start date: March 17
Spring game: April 14

What to watch:
MICHIGAN STATE

Spring practice start date: March 27
Spring game: April 28

What to watch:
MINNESOTA

Spring practice start date: March 22
Spring game: April 21

What to watch:
NEBRASKA

Spring practice start date: March 10
Spring game: April 14

What to watch:
NORTHWESTERN

Spring practice start date: March 3
Spring game: April 14

What to watch: