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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.
Some will have playoff implications. Some feature a team that needs to finally shut up its rival. Others might save a coach's job. Here are the games that have a little extra meaning in 2016.
Michigan State's roster is largely built of interchangeable parts, but they don't make many parts that fit the mold of Malik McDowell.
The usual suspects make an appearance, but so do sleepers like Tennessee and Oklahoma State. Sorry, Iowa, don't expect a 2015 repeat.
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.
As Big Ten teams settle into the offseason, questions from fans focus on some new faces on the sidelines and Wisconsin's tough schedule.
The Spartans get an early test with a stretch of games that includes two nonconference foes and two West Division crossovers. And Notre Dame.
Replacing Connor Cook
Senior Tyler O'Conner and junior Damion Terry are expected to battle for the starting quarterback role before the Spartans 2016 season begins.
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Former Nebraska DT Kevin Williams officially lands at Michigan State as a graduate transfer, eligible to help the Spartans in 2016 as a sixth-year senior. Williams started four games over the past two years with the Cornhuskers and made four tackles last season.
In six months, the last leg of the race for the four spots in the College Football Playoffs will be underway. Which teams could be sleeper picks?
Alabama is a double-digit favorite over USC and Oklahoma is a big favorite over Ohio State in the first college football lines released Friday.
All five of the Big Ten's safeties played in a much different era, led by a Buckeyes great who was perhaps the hardest hitter of them all.
We continue our examination of the coming Big Ten season with the second half of the conference schedule.
The Hawkeyes might as well celebrate their 2015 season; the Spartans probably will be vastly improved in their secondary.
Rosters generally begin to take shape after spring practice, and several players in high-profile programs helped themselves, and their teams, this time around.
McDowell makes Kiper's Big Board
With a complex tool kit, Malik McDowell is an impressive prospect. McDowell will have pressure on him to dominate this season in East Lansing. How high does our Mel Kiper Jr. have him ranked on his Big Board? Kiper's too-early 2017 Big Board (Insider)
The Ohio product is considering three Big Ten programs -- Michigan State, Michigan and Penn State.
It should come as no surprise that Jim Harbaugh is quickly taking Michigan's quarterback situation from a weakness to a strength.
How B1G could a new Big Ten be?
In the spirit of conference expansion chatter, our Ryan McGee has an idea. He shook up the Big Ten, added four schools and juggled the divisions to help create a more balanced CFB map. Which teams are in the new East and West? Flipping the field
Conklin can help immediately
With their hotshot QB in place, the Titans need to keep him upright as much as possible. So, the selection of Jack Conklin makes sense. He'll help fill a need for Tennessee. Best rookie for every NFL team
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Between the ESPN networks and BTN, Big Ten-scheduled night kickoffs in 2016 feature Nebraska in a league-high five games, followed by Ohio State (4), Northwestern, Iowa and Penn State (3), Michigan State, Wisconsin, Michigan and Rutgers (2), Illinois, Indiana, Maryland and Minnesota (1).
Michigan State vs Furman Paladins
Spartan Stadium (MI) - Fri 9/2