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2015 Schedule
12-2, 1st in Big Ten - East
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5dTravis 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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5dChris Low and Adam Rittenberg

The heat is on: Ten games with the highest stakes in 2016

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.

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12dAdam 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.

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13dMitch Sherman

Toughest stretch: Michigan State Spartans

The Spartans get an early test with a stretch of games that includes two nonconference foes and two West Division crossovers. And Notre Dame.

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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.

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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.

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17dDavid Purdum

Alabama, Oklahoma favorites in first Vegas lines

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.

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17dMitch Sherman

Ranking the Big Ten's top 5 all-time safeties

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.

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18dTravis Haney

CFB's 10 biggest spring breakout stars

Rosters generally begin to take shape after spring practice, and several players in high-profile programs helped themselves, and their teams, this time around.

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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)

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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

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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

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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).

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