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1dBrian Bennett

Big Ten enters media days on high note

The Big Ten has a huge new TV rights deal, a football landscape with a rising profile, and relatively few worries heading into the football season.

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4dAustin Ward

Big Ten media days preview: Maryland Terrapins

Can the quarterbacks take a step forward? That will be one of the questions Maryland coach DJ Durkin will be asked during Big Ten media days.

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Craig Haubert ESPN Staff Writer 

#ESPN300 No. 2 DE & #Terps commit Joshua Kaindoh going thru drills @ #TheOpening

Craig Haubert ESPN Staff Writer 

Maryland commit & #ESPN300 No. 2 DE Joshua Kaindoh @ #TheOpening #Terps

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15dJesse Temple

Why Maryland will -- or won't -- make a bowl game

Maryland finished 3-9 last season, but a bowl berth in 2016 isn't out of the question if the Terrapins can take advantage of an easy early schedule.

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22dStaff

The Big Ten's most crucial position battles

Who will play quarterback at Michigan? And can any one player fill the massive hole left by Ezekiel Elliott at Ohio State? The Big Ten has some interesting position battles to watch.

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31dStaff

The Big Ten's 14 biggest X factors for 2016

Every team has one -- a wild-card guy who could be great or inconsequential, or anything in between. Here are the 14 biggest X factors in the Big Ten for 2016.

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33dBrian Bennett

Top newcomer: Maryland Terrapins

Maryland is in need of playmakers, and Tyrell Pigrome should be one who makes an impact on the offense.

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37dStaff

The Big Ten's 14 most important players in 2016

There's a clear-cut No. 1 quarterback in Columbus, and Ohio State fans know the success of their offense rests with J.T. Barrett. Who are the Big Ten's other indispensable players?

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46dJosh Moyer

Most exciting player: Maryland Terrapins

Cornerback William Likely, who adds value on defense, special teams and even occasionally offense, is critical to Maryland's success.

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47dSharon Katz

What are the five biggest three-game potholes in CFB?

Defending national champion Alabama faces a treacherous path back to the College Football Playoff. One three-game stretch, in particular, is the most difficult of any team in the nation.

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50dStaff

Big Ten coaches dish anonymously on league

How do Big Ten coaches think 2016 will play out? With anonymity assured, they dish on why Michigan is the team to beat, how J.T. Barrett could struggle again and more about the league.

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52dJesse Temple

Must-win game: Maryland Terrapins

The Terrapins have a more manageable schedule this season, and if they can take care of business, a bowl is not out of the question.

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59dTravis Haney

How Dantonio outranks Meyer, Harbaugh

The collection of coaching acumen in the Big Ten East is astounding. Mark Dantonio has a leg up on his competition in at least one area.

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66dAdam Rittenberg

Big Ten officials downplay SEC rivalry

The Big Ten-SEC rivalry is real, but many Big Ten officials don't view the two leagues as diametrically opposed, even if it's how they're portrayed.

Team Stats

Passing Yards174.3109th
Rushing Yards200.733rd
Points For28.074th
Points Against34.4103rd