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2015 Schedule
6-7, 5th in Big Ten - West
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3dTravis 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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10dAdam 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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10dAustin Ward

Toughest stretch: Minnesota Golden Gophers

Minnesota's hopes to contend in the Big Ten's West Division will likely ride on how they finish at Nebraska, vs. Northwestern and at Wisconsin.

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On the same day he resigned from Syracuse, AD Mark Coyle was also officially introduced at Minnesota for the same position. "I regret the timing," he said. Coyle cited family and friends as a big reason for the move; he's originally from Iowa.

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18dJosh Moyer

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

Bronko Nagurski was an obvious choice but who else made the list of the Big Ten's all-time best defensive tackles?

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18dJosh Moyer

Crunching the numbers: Big Ten quarterbacks

Who's the Big Ten's best signal-caller in the fourth quarter? Who's the best in the red zone? Who throws well against the blitz? We take a look.


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

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).

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Gophers have thin nonconference slate

Minnesota's three opponents are considered no better than average: Oregon State, Indiana State and Colorado State. And there's good news for new coach Tracy Claeys' travel budget: All three will be home games. 10 easiest nonconference skeds (Insider)

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Another QB to watch for Dallas fans?

Cowboys fans might want to keep an eye on Minnesota's Mitch Leidner this season. Todd McShay has the QB penciled in as Dallas' first-round pick in his first mock for next spring. Way-too-early 2017 mock draft (Insider)

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24dTom VanHaaren

ESPN 300: Where the Big Ten stands

After signing a top-five class in 2016, Ohio State has take the lead in the Big Ten with the 2017 class.


Highlights: De'Vondre Campbell

The Falcons nabbed the former Golden Gopher with the 115th overall pick. Check out some of Campbell's best highlights.

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Big Ten Spring Game schedule

Northwestern and Minnesota will play their spring games on Saturday, and the following two weekends will be filled with the return of more Big Ten football action.