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2016 Schedule
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2dAdam Rittenberg

The 13 "next big thing" coaches in college football

These men are rising stars in college football's coaching community, and here is your starting lineup of coordinators who could be running their own programs in the not-so-distant future.

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7dBrian 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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10dAustin 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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#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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21dJesse 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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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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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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39dBrian 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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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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52dJosh 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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53dSharon 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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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.

Team Stats

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