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2016 Schedule
1st in Big Ten - West
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2dBrian 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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5dPhil Steele

The 13 biggest CFB surprise teams for 2016

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?

Matich: Tommy Armstrong gives Nebraska chance in Big Ten West (1:11)
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10dJohn Wilmhoff

Big Ten places nine on Doak Walker watch list

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.

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10dJohn Wilmhoff

Big Ten places five on Davey O'Brien watch 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.

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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.


Erik McKinney ESPN Staff Writer 

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.

Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation 

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.

Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation 

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.

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17dChris Low

Rivalry games that need to return

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.

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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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Let's make a deal: 7 trades we wish CFB teams could make

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.

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26dBrian Bennett

Know your nonconference opponent: Oregon

When Nebraska faces the Pac-12's Oregon Ducks in Lincoln, both fan bases will be expecting their head coaches to deliver a win.

Team Stats

Passing Yards274.730th
Rushing Yards167.871st
Points For32.5Tied-47th
Points Against27.8Tied-75th