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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Would Nebraska consider going back to the Big 12? Kansas State coach Bill Snyder thinks so, but there's a lot of evidence to the contrary.
Nebraska will have QB Tommy Armstrong Jr., LB Josh Banderas and WR Jordan Westerkamp joining coach Mike Riley at Big Ten media days.
Heisman Trophy winner Eric Crouch would lead the Nebraska All-Century offense, while Ndamukong Suh would hold it down for a star-studded defense.
The top of the 2016 college football heap is projected to look a lot like the end of 2015 -- starting with Alabama and Clemson. But what are the sneaky-good teams that could crash the CFP party?
Nebraska has arguably the best 1-2 punch in the Big Ten at wideout, and Tommy Armstrong Jr. has the potential to lead the Big Ten in passing.
Wisconsin's Corey Clement is one of nine Big Ten rushers named to the Doak Walker Award preseason watch list. Penn State's Saquon Barkley and Indiana's Devine Redding also highlight the list.
Another Urban Meyer-groomed quarterback could win the Davey O'Brien Award in 2016. Ohio State's J.T. Barrett is one of five from the Big Ten to make the award's preseason watch list.
What Vegas expects from Big Ten teams
The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook expects 10 wins from the Wolverines. Rival Ohio State is right behind them in over/under win total.
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Joseph Lewis is the nation's No. 15 overall prospect and No. 2 wide receiver. Arizona, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oregon, UCLA and USC remain firmly in the mix for his commitment. At The Opening, Tom Luginbill discussed what makes Lewis such a coveted prospect.
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Some great testing numbers so far at the opening. ESPN 300 No. 77 ranked Tyjon Lindsey just clocked a 3.86-second shuttle time. Lindsey, a receiver, lists Alabama, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ohio State and USC as his top teams.
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Uncommitted cornerback Darnay Holmes is having a day in testing at The Opening. Has posted 4.32, 4.35 and 4.4-second times in the 40-yard dash. Holmes lists Nebraska, Michigan, Ohio State, Stanford and UCLA as his top teams.
The Cornhuskers are still trying to find their footing in the Big Ten, and Mike Riley is going to have to get creative to attract top-end talent.
You know Alabama, Clemson and a bunch of other juggernaut contenders for 2016. But who are the five teams that could crash the 2016 CFP party as sleepers?
Rape survivor Brenda Tracy has accepted an invitation from Baylor acting coach Jim Grobe to speak to the Bears' football team.
Thursday's announcement of the Ray Guy and Lou Groza watchlists sparked excitement among teams across the country.
With Michigan and Notre Dame renewing their classic rivalry in 2018, it's time for these five games to get back on the schedule, led by Texas vs. Texas A&M.
Nebraska finished 6-7 last season, but several of those losses were close calls. Will the Cornhuskers rebound and reach 10 wins in 2016?
When it comes to future outlook, the Big Ten has four teams among our future top 25.
Every Big Ten team boasted at least one candidate on one of the watch lists for the Maxwell and Bednarik awards. Here's a breakdown, by team.
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.
Quarterback issues in the SEC? What if LSU and Alabama could trade some of their stud defensive players for established signal-callers? Those are just two of the deals we'd love to see happen.
Last year, the Big Ten finished the season with six teams ranked in the final AP Top 25. How will things shake out this season?
When Nebraska faces the Pac-12's Oregon Ducks in Lincoln, both fan bases will be expecting their head coaches to deliver a win.
Nebraska vs Fresno State Bulldogs
Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, NE) - Sat 9/3